The opening round of the "Charlie A." boys basketball tournament took place at Bancroft School in Worcester on Friday. Dublin faced their hosts and found themselves in a familiar spot, trailing by 16 at halftime. The Wildcats got a jolt with 13 second-half points from Seb McLinden '16, and 16 points and 10 rebounds from co-captain Hunter Bachman '16, pulling to within 9 with six minutes remaining in the game. But Bancroft pulled away down the stretch, winning by a score of 64-51.
Freshman Wyatt Switzer '19 got his first 2 points as a Varsity player, to go with 3 rebounds, and Danny Figueroa '16 added 7 points.