Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Arlington skated out of Watertown with a shutout win.
Familiar foes Watertown/Melrose and Arlington met for the second time this season with the same outcome - a Spy Ponders win - but this time the stakes were higher as the teams met in the MIAA Girls' Ice Hockey State Tournament. Arlington struck early in the game played at John Ryan Arena in Watertown. Senior Carolyn Woodin scored 1:36 into the game. Senior Shannon Hickey and junior Meredith Gallagher assisted on the play. The Raiders had their shot to even the score, with two power plays late in the first period. Watertown could not cash in on either. The Spy Ponders then had to power plays of their own, neither of which resulted in a goal. Late in the second, Woodin struck again, this time with assists from senior Shannon Reilly and …
Monday, April 2, 2012
The lacrosse team defeated their rivals in overtime. Girls ice hockey player Erika Kelly was named to the All-Scholastic team by the Boston Globe.
Timely goals by junior Joey Farrar and sophomore Matt Donnell powered the Watertown's boys' lacrosse team past rival Belmont, 9-8, on Friday. The game went back and forth, said Watertown head coach Chris Burns. The Raiders led 2-1 after the first quarter and the game was tied 4-4 at halftime. Belmont took a lead at the end of the third quarter by the Raiders battled back from an 8-5 deficit, Burns said. Donnell tied the game at 8 with 1:35 left in the game. The teams played a four minute overtime, and Farrar scored the decisive goal with 1:07 left in OT, Burns said. Raiders goalie, senior Justin Pelletier made some key saves to keep the Raiders in the game, Burns said. "Justin had 11 saves on 19 shots, and two big saves in ovetime," …
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
The MetroWest Subaru High School Sports Weekly highlighted the leading scorer for the Watertown/Melrose girls' hockey team.
Erika Kelly's successful season on the ice caught the eye of the makers of the MetroWest Subaru High School Sports Weekly. The senior on the Watertown/Melrose girls' hockey team was featured in this week's video. Kelly comes from a family of ice hockey players and said she has always shot to impress them. Coach Kevin Russo said "As Erika goes, usually, the team goes." He said she also acted as a mentor for younger players. See Kelly's interview at the MetroWest Subaru site.
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Watertown cruises to 9-2 victory over young Wildcats.
Wilmington scored the opening goal on Saturday and added the final tally of the contest, but in between it was all Watertown. The Raiders cruised to a 9-2 road victory that improved the team to 4-1-1 on the season.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
The Warriors scored four goals in the third period to beat the host Raiders.
Wakefield's girls' hockey team bolted out of the locker room in the third period and overcame a two-goal deficit to beat host Watertown-Melrose 7-6 on Wednesday night at Ryan Skating Arena. The first period ended with the teams tied at 2, as senior Merdith MacLeod and freshman Kayla Mattucci scored for the Raiders and junior Emily Wood and junior Lauren Sullivan scored for the Warriors. Wakefield took a lead early in the second, on junior Gabriella Moscato's goal, but Watertown-Melrose finshed strong, collecting three tallies to go into the second intermission with a 5-3 lead. Freshman Emily LoPrete scored two straight unassisted goals within 30 seconds, and senior Erika Kelly gave the Raiders a two goal cushion. Watertown-Melrose's lead …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Watertown's girls' hockey team traveled to Belmont and brought home a win against their rivals.
It has seemed as if there is a will in which a Watertown girls team can beat Belmont, Erika Kelly is the way they are going to do it. Kelly, the three sport senior standout, has been the bane of Belmont's contest for the past three years, whether on the field hockey pitch, the softball diamond and on the ice. And Wednesday, Dec. 14, afternoon's match between the neighboring rivals saw Kelly the difference once again, scoring twice as Watertown began its season with a hard fought 4-2 victory at Belmont's "Skip" Viglirolo Rink, despite being outplayed for long stretches by a Marauder team that peppered Raiders' sophomore goalie Anna Kleis with 32 shots. "Kleis is a young starter who we need to play well and she came through against a …