Raider Recap 6-23-18

Today was the big day, as girls lacrosse traveled to BU looking for their first ever state championship, as they took on a familiar foe Walpole. The girls were looking to hand the Rebels their first loss of the year, their third straight state finals loss, and avenge a 13-11 loss earlier in the season. Could they bring home the trophy, let’s find out!

Result for 6-23-18

Girls Lacrosse: Wellesley 7 Walpole 5 D1 State Finals

Congratulations to the girls on the programs first ever state title! Congrats on a great season as well and best of luck to the seniors moving forward!!

Wellesley Preview (Plus Game Time Info)

We are now less than 60 hours away from Wellesley-Walpole for the girls lax title. Yesterday it was officially announced that the game will start at 6:45 pm Saturday from BU’s Nickerson Field. That being said it is now time to take a look at how the 2018 Wellesley Raider’s got to this point. Enjoy the official Wellesley Preview!

Wellesley:

22-3

2 Seed D1 South

Beat Barnstable 19-2 D1 South First Round

Beat Needham 9-6 D1 South Quarterfinals

Beat Old Rochester 14-3 D1 South Semifinals

Beat Notre Dame 15-8 D1 South Finals

Beat Chelmsford 12-5 D1 State Semifinals

First Championship Appearance

GF: 342

GA: 155

Walpole Preview

As we count the hours till the D1 State Finals Saturday it’s time to take a look at Wellesley’s opponent and it’s a familiar one, the Rebels of Walpole. The Rebels come in undefeated in their first year in D1 having won the East sectional. The Rebels also were victorious in the two teams lone meeting this year winning 13-11 in Wellesley earlier in the season. Here’s a look at what you need to know about Walpole heading into Saturday’s showdown.

 

Walpole:

22-0

1 Seed D1 East

Beat Natick 13-6 D1 East Quarterfinals

Beat Lincoln Sudbury 14-10 D1 East Semifinals

Beat Concord-Carlisle 15-11 D1 East Finals

Beat Longmeadow 12-11 D1 State Semifinals

Won regular season meeting 13-11

First year in D1

Appeared in last 2 D2 finals (Lost to Cohasset and Norwell)

GF: 342

GA: 158

Girls Lacrosse Final Information

So following tonight’s East/Central-West semifinal the girls lacrosse opponent is known for Saturday’s state final. It’s a familiar foe to, as the Raiders will face off with the Walpole Rebels who beat the Raiders earlier this season. The weekly schedule has been updated to reflect this, although there is no time yet for the game, so stay tuned. Also starting tomorrow I will unveil previews for both teams heading into the big game.