Salem's Bobby Jellison made 12 3-pointers and scored 42 points in a win over Marblehead Tuesday afternoon. (Item Photo: Spenser Hasak)
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Bobby Jellison drops 42 points as Salem boys basketball beats Marblehead

SALEM -- Salem’s Bobby Jellison had the biggest game of his career Tuesday afternoon, hitting 12 3-pointers and scoring 42 points to lift the Witches boys basketball team to a 61-52 win over Marblehead at Veterans Memorial Field House.

“It was an unbelievable performance by Bobby,” said Salem coach Tom Doyle. “We’ve been very lucky at Salem to have a number of great players and scorers come through, but I haven’t seen 12 3-pointers and 42 points in quite awhile.”

Jellison got hot early, scoring 31 points in the first half.

“Bobby started to get hot at the end of the Peabody game (Monday), and he’s put together back-to-back grea…

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