The Raiders beat Triton on Thursday at Victory Field.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The Raiders celebrated their victory on the newly renovated field at O'Connell Park.
The Watertown High School softball team took down Belmont Wednesday, ending a long losing streak to their rivals. The Raiders won the game 13-9 during the first game at the newly renovated field at O'Connell Park - next to Hosmer School, said head coach Jim Swift. "The girls were ecstatic, just winning in the Middlesex League is huge for us but beating our rival was immense," Swift wrote in an email. Swift was not sure exactly how long it has been since the Raiders bested the Marauders on the soffball diamond, but said it has been several years. Watertown's seniors led the team, Swift said. "Rose Souliotis, Jadzia Lee, and Leah Baccari had seven hits between them, knocking in seven runs," Swift said. "And Mary Breen pitched the entire …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Here are several ways you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Watertown Patch this season.
Spring sports at Watertown High School are set to begin the first week of April with many teams looking to build on their success in 2012. Around town, youth sports are also underway and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights from this spring with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to show their team spirit on Watertown Patch. News about any team -- high school, middle school, youth teams, etc. – is welcome! Here's how you can share news about your sports team this fall: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, coaches and players with …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Raider played the top-seeded Sachems at the Tsongas Center on Saturday.
Watertown's girls' basketball team traveled to Lowell this weekend to take on defending state champs Pentucket in the MIAA Div. 3 North Section final. The Raiders brought a large group of fans to the Tsongas Center. Ultimately, Watertown's season ended with a loss to the Sachems.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Pentucket halted the Raiders' state tournament run in the North Section final on Saturday.
Pentucket threw up a roadblock in the way of Watertown's run in the MIAA Div. 3 North Section tournament Saturday when they ended the Raiders' season with a 38-24 win at the Tsongas Center in Lowell. Top-seeded Pentucket (24-1) came out punching when sophomore Kelsi McNamara hit a three pointer, and 11th-seeded Watertown (13-11) answered with a two-point bucket by sophomore Rachel Campbell. After that, however, the Raiders hit a cold streak, not scoring for the rest of the first quarter. Pentucket led 14-2. "We had moments, we had spurts, but I think we are still a young team in some ways," said Watertown Coach Patrick Ferdinand. "That environment in the beginning, I think we were a little shell shocked in the beginning." The second …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The Raiders took down the second seeded team and will play Saturday in the section final.
[Updated March 7 at 10 a.m.] Clutch shooting down the stretch propelled the Raiders past girls' basketball power St. Mary's of Lynn Tuesday night and into the North Section finals of the MIAA Div. 3 tournament. Watertown (13-10) came in as the 11th seed, but defeated girls' basketball second seeded St. Mary's (21-3) 61-60 at Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in the section semifinal. The Spartans won the state title two years ago. Watertown Coach Patrick Ferdinand told the Lynn Daily Item that his team did not back down against the odds. "Nobody gave us that much of a chance, I heard, against this team, but we came out with heart. We had a lot of heart," Ferdinand told the Daily Item. The Raiders trailed 31-23 at halftime and entered …
Monday, March 4, 2013
The Raiders won their home game and will take on St. Mary's in the next round.
Watertown High School won a battle of Cinderella teams and kept their tale going for at least one more round of the MIAA Div. 3 North Section girls' basketball tournament. The Raiders (12-10) beat Amesbury (11-11) 47-32 on Sunday in the WHS Gym in the section quarterfinals. Both squads came into the game after defeating higher seeded opponents in the first round, with 11th seed Watertown beating No. 6 Hamilton-Wenham and 14th seed Amesbury defeating No. 3 seed Excel. Now Watertown, faces second seeded St. Mary's of Lynn (20-2) in the section semifinal. The game is at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Mystic Valley in Malden.
Trevor Fidler helped prep school Dexter earn a spot in the prep hockey Elite EIght.
Watertown's Trevor Fidler has made a name for himself in the hockey world, a world in which the Fidler name is already a familiar one. The Fidler bloodline is strong in hockey, with Trevor's father and two uncles all playing college hockey in the Boston area and one, uncle Mike, played in the NHL. Trevor will soon finish his high school hockey career at Brookline-based prep school, Dexter School, and will be on his way to Harvard to play for the Crimson, according to a profile of Fidler on Examiner.com He will start attending Harvard in the fall of 2014, according to the report. Fidler said he was drawn to the university in Cambridge. "I love the coaching staff and the hockey is great as well." He hopes to pursue a degree in business and …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Undefeated North Reading ended the Raiders' season Saturday night.
Watertown High School's hopes for a run in the boys' basketball state tourney run ended Saturday when the Raiders ran into top-seeded North Reading. The undefeated Hornets beat Watertown 57-40 in the Div. 3 North Section quarterfinals. North Reading, (21-0) got 22 points from senior forward John Mastascusa who also had 10 rebounds. and 6 blocks. Senior Tom Hogan added 17 points, according to a report on Boston.com. The Hornets were ranked 10th in the region by the Boston Globe. The Raiders, the eighth seed, finishes the season with a record of 13-9. Watertown defeated Northeast Regional 80-57 in the first round of the tournament.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Season ends in section quarterfinals of the State Tournament.
The Raiders run through the North Section boys' hockey tournament ended Friday when they ran into Concord-Carlisle. Watertown fell 2-1 in the section quarterfinal at O'Brien Rink in Woburn. The Raiders, who came in as the 13th seed, finished the season with a record of 10-10-2. The 12th-seeded Patriots improved to 12-8-2 and move on to the section semifinal against Danvers.