1. After some morning showers, it should be cloudy today with temperatures reaching 60 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. There is also a 30 percent chance of showers at night.
2. The eighth-seeded softball team, coming off of a 7-0 win over Melrose, will travel to No. 1 Dracut tonight for a 7 p.m. game in the quarterfinals of the Division 2 North bracket. The Spy Ponders (15-6) are in the midst of a four-game winning streak. The top-seeded Middies, of the Merrimack Valley Conference, are 20-1 on the season and score, on average, over nine runs per game, while holding opponents to about one run.
3. The seventh-seeded baseball team will host No. 18 Saugus at 4 p.m. today at in the quarterfinals of the Division 3 North bracket. The Cougars (14-7), fresh off their 6-2 win over No. 10 Weston, are facing 8-13 Saugus because the Sachems upset No. 2 Shawsheen (15-4) 11-0 in the bracket’s first round. Prior to beating Shawsheen and Brighton in its last two games, Saugus, of the Northeastern Conference, had lost seven in a row after 6-6 start.