Bourne athletic director Scott Ashworth has seen such a dramatic enhance in one-sided basketball contests within the South Coast Conference to be involved.
At Wednesday’s MIAA Basketball Committee assembly, Ashworth elaborated on the problems and hoped to seek out methods to attenuate the lopsided scores.
“Some of the scores in our girls basketball league and in District A have gotten so bad that we are in a crisis mode,” mentioned Ashworth, who additionally coaches the boys basketball staff at Bourne. “It’s really creating some divisiveness among some of the coaches. I know in football they have a running clock when scores get lopsided so maybe we could look into something like that for basketball.”
According to the National Federation of High Schools, states do have the pliability to make use of a working clock if they like. The committee agreed that it’s one thing they will look into and the subsequent step can be to determine what an acceptable margin can be and when within the recreation would it not warrant working time and put it right into a guidelines proposal change.
One of the problems which will definitely be mentioned among the many winter sports activities committees till an answer is discovered is the lecturers strike in Newton. Wednesday marked the ninth day that the lecturers walked out and put a stoppage to all sporting occasions.
In response to a query posed by Tewksbury athletic director Ron Drouin concerning any contingency plans ought to the strike proceed, MIAA affiliate director Sherry Bryant mentioned the group is unquestionably monitoring the scenario in the intervening time.
Barring any unexpected circumstances, it seems as if the state finals can be contested on the Tsongas Arena on the weekend of March 15-17.