Watertown Collects a Pair of State Tournament Victories

The Raiders had a successful day at Victory Field, with both the boys' soccer and field hockey teams winning their tourney contests.


It was Super Saturday at Victory Field for Watertown High School which earned state tournament wins in two different sports.

The boys' soccer team won an overtime contest 2-1 over Georgetown to move on to the section quarterfinal. The Raiders (11-2-6) came in as the No. 8 seed in the North Section Div. 3 tournament and beat No. 11 seed Georgetown, (8-6-5).

The win sets up an election night clash at Victory Field. The Raiders play the No. 14 seed Ipswich (9-6-4) at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Ipswich has already collected tourney victories over No. 3 seed Lowell Catholic and No. 19 seed Whittier.

Field Hockey

The Raiders field hockey team continued its dominant season, beating 5th seeded Winchester (15-4-1) Saturday afternoon. Senior Lauren Sutherland and sophomore Emily Loprete scored two each in the 6-1 win. 

No. 1 seed Watertown, (19-0) plays in the North Section Div. 2 semifinal against the winner of the quarterfinal between No. 8 Wilmington (11-3-5) and No. 13 Wayland (6-6-5), being played Monday. The game will be at Reading High School, and the time and date are yet to be announced.

Girls' Soccer

The girls' soccer team was not as successful in the state tournament. The Raiders fell 2-0 to host Ispwich. The Raiders ended the season with a record of 3-14-2.


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