Salem Blue Devils Boys Basketball '14-'15

Super Seniors

Seniors Reed Grubbs (tenacious defense) and Daniel Nugent (6 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists) had big Senior Night games as Salem dumped Keene 51-38. Junior Matt Vartanian had a double-double with 23 and 10 boards.

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Boys Basketball, 03/03/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Salem on a roll


Salem's basketball team continued its late surge for the state tournament, winning its third straight, 69-55 at Alvirne the Blue Devils fell behind 17-6 but dominated the next two quarters. Jared Gott had four 3-pointers and 24 points to lead the way while Matt Vartanian added 11 points and 8 rebounds.

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Boys Basketball, 02/20/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Gott it good

Trailing by 12 early in the third, Salem turned to Jared Gott (27 points, 6 3's) and Kenny Calabrese (9 points, 6 assists) and they delivered in a 64-57 win over Pembroke.

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Boys Basketball, 02/17/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Gott hits buzzer beater

Jared Gott took a pass in the corner and sunk a 3-pointer with eight seconds left on the clock to give Salem a 55-52 victory over Winnacunnet. Matt Vartanian added 17 points and nine rebounds for the winners.

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Boys Basketball, 02/13/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Ball on a roll

Cody Ball scored 14 of Londonderry's 30 second-quarter points, and he finished with 30 points on the night as the Lancers rolled past Salem 80-52. That matched Ball's season-high for points.

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Boys Basketball, 01/28/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Salem sharpshooter

Sophomore D.J. Coletti hit five 3-pointers and scored 15 points (both career highs) but Salem couldn't get three shots late to fall and Exeter prevailed 63-61. Matt Vartanian scored 18 points and Griffin Curtis for the Devils.

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Boys Basketball, 01/26/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Sophomore Night

The sophomore trio of Matt McLaughlin, Griffin Curtis and D.J. Colletti scored 17 of the 21 points Salem put up in the second quarter, powering the Blue Devils to a healthy 34-25 halftime lead in a 62-45 victory over Concord. Matt Vartanian led Salem with 15 points and nine boards on the night.

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Boys Basketball, 01/23/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Watertown races past Salem

NORTH ANDOVER —  Salem 6-5 junior forward Matt Vartanian summed up his team’s subpar performance against Watertown on Saturday perfectly.

“We finally had a good run at pressing the other team, and we haven’t been able to do that in a while but our halfcourt defense was awful and we couldn’t finish at the hoop,” Vartanian said. “Not much positive.” 

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Boys Basketball, 01/01/15 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars

Gott leads way


Junior Jared Gott had six 3-pointers and poured in 27 points, including 15 in a 25-point third quarter, as Salem opened its season with a 67-59 victory over Nashua North. Matt Bartanian added 16 points and 12 rebounds.

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Boys Basketball, 12/19/14 » 0 Comments & 0.0 Stars