Salem’s Bryan Delacruz knocks down a 3-pointer during a win over Marblehead Tuesday night. (Item Photo: Jakob Menendez)
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Salem boys basketball comes back to beat Marblehead

MARBLEHEAD — The Salem High School boys basketball team never let Marblehead out of its sight Tuesday and for that, the Witches were rewarded. 

There were a couple of times in the first half, and at least one in the second, when it looked as if the Magicians were going to stretch its lead out enough to feel secure about it. But the Witches kept climbing back into it until finally, late in the third quarter, it put on a run of its own that ended up being enough for a 60-56 win.

The victory kept Salem undefeated, while dropping Marblehead to .500 on the year.

"We got away from our defensive game plan, which was to hold the high post," said Marbl…

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