Everett High School boys basketball coach John DiBiaso won his 500th game Thursday night, as the Crimson Tide dispatched Chelmsford, 66-46, in the opening round of the MIAA Div. 1 State Tournament. EHS will be back in action on Saturday, March 3 when it hosts Waltham in the Div. 1 North quarterfinals. Tipoff is at 2 p.m. in the EHS Gymnasium.
Everett, the No. 1 seed in Div. 1 North, improved to 20-1 with the win over Chelmsford. The winner of Saturday’s Everett-Waltham quarterfinal will play either Lowell or Lynn English in the sectional semifinals.