Page 18 THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – FRiDAy, ApRil 21, 2023 GREATER BOSTON LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Everett, Malden and Revere teams are off to good starts in GBL Spring Sports Malden Tornados Volleyball (4-0) tops Everett Crimson Tide; unbeaten and tied with Revere atop GBl Standings in the early going for Spring Season Everett Girls Softball perfect with a 6-0 start to season WHOAAA! DID HE JUST DO THAT? From left to right are Malden High School varsity volleyball seniors Eric Mei and Jason Song, who were “shocked” by a great save and play by teammates and fellow seniors Kevin Lin and Kyle Lee in a match against Everett. (Advocate Photos/Henry Huang) By Steve Freker T he weather has been a bit chillier than usual, but that has not slowed down the Spring Season starts for The Advocate readership teams competing in the Greater Boston League (GBL). Malden High School’s Boys Volleyball Team, led by Head Coach Dan Jurkowski and a bevy of senior veterans – including three-sport standout Kyle Lee, Kevin Lin, Eric Mei, Jason Song, Aiden Tham, Jose Oliveira Fabiano and Tim Du – along with junior Alex Martins and sophomore Edward Mei, have been leading the way. Malden is unbeaten and atop the GBL standings with a perfect 4-0 record, with wins over Everett High (3-0 shutout), Somerville (3-1), Chelsea and Lynn Classical. Malden’s only blemish (4-1 overall) was a 3-0 loss on the road to #6-ranked-in-EasternMass. Boston City leader O’Bryant HS. Malden played two ranked teams including St. John’s Shrewsbury (10th) in the ALS ONE Volleyball Tournament hosted by Winchester High on Thursday and today. Malden and Revere Boys Volleyball are both unbeaten and tied at 4-0 in first place in the GBL at this time. Revere is on the road at Somerville on Monday, April 24 and hosts Lynn Classical next Wednesday, April 26. Both matches are at 5:00. Everett is an even 2-2 in GBL play, 2-3 overall, with wins over Lynn English (3-0 shutout) and Lynn Classical, 3-2 in a tight one, under its belts. Everett Boys Volleyball is coached by MiREADY TO SERVE: Malden’s Jose Oliviera Fabiano (20) is ready to serve for Malden. GREATER BOSTON LEAGUE STANDINGS School Malden Revere SETUP PLAY: Everett’s Dimitar Dmitrov set up a shot against Malden in a recent match. BOYS VOLLEYBALL EA Overall 4-0 4-0 4-1 5-1 Somerville 3-2 3-3 Chelsea 2-3 Everett 3-3 2-2 Medford Lynn Classical 1-3 Lynn English 0-5 School HYPED UP: Malden High senior Tim Du was hyped during a recent match with Everett. chael Finneran. Everett played Somerville at home on Thursday and heads to Medford on Monday, April 24 (5:00 p.m.) and hosts Malden on Wednesday, April 26. Everett High Softball in perfect 6-0 start Everett High Softball has raced out to a perfect 6-0 start this season (5-0 GBL), outscoring opponents by a whopping 78-7 margin with wins over Malden, Chelsea, Lynn Classical, Lynn English and non-leaguer Cambridge Rindge and Latin. RISING UP: Everett High’s Jefferson Umana rises up to return a shot in a volleyball at Malden. (Advocate Photos/Henry Huang) Lynn Classical 3-0 Lynn English 3-1 5-2 3-2 1-2 2-3 1-2 2-2 1-4 0-5 BOYS BASEBALL LEA Overall 4-1 3-2 Somerville 3-1 3-2 Malden 3-2 Revere Everett 3-3 1-2 Medford Chelsea 0-5 School Everett Medford Revere 0-3 1-3 0-8 GIRLS SOFTBALL LEA Overall 5-0 6-0 Lynn Classical 3-1 Malden 1-2 1-3 0-4 2-0 2-1 3-2 2-4 2-4 Somerville 0-3 0-4 Chelsea 0-5

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