Yesterday I told you the exciting news that the Wellesley Girls Hoops team will be playing January 8th at TD Garden as part of the Good Sports Invitational. Today I found out that the Boys Hoops team will also be taking part in the day of hoops on the Garden parquet floor! The boys will be taking on none other than the Needham Rockets! Like the girls the boys have one other appearance in the Good Sports Invitational a win over St Johns Prep back in 2014. Game time info for both games will become available as the event gets closer!
For the second straight year the Wellesley High football team, fresh off their Herget Divison championship will host a playoff game this Saturday at 1 pm vs. Hingham, in the first game played at the new WHS turf field. In preparation for the contest, here’s a look at how these teams got here, and how they match up in some key categories.
2 Seed Division 1A South
Bay State Herget Champions
PPG (Points Per Game): 28.3
PAPG: (Points Allowed Per Game) 6.9
7 Seed Division 1A South
3rd place Patriot League Keenan Divison
Exciting news today per the Wellesley Girls Hoops Twitter page, with the announcement that the team will play for the second straight year at the TD Garden as part of the Good Sports Invitational! The game will be played January 8th against Lincoln Sudbury. Wellesley defeated Needham last year on the Garden floor.
It was a cold Tuesday afternoon as several Raider teams played what for most was their second to last regular season game. A lot was on the line as at least one Raider team (Boys Soccer) had a chance to clinch a tournament berth with a win. How would it all play out, let’s find out!
Results for 10-25-16
Girls Swimming: Wellesley 96 Natick 88
Girls Volleyball: Wellesley 3 Dedham 0
Girls Soccer: Dedham 2 Wellesley 0
Boys Soccer: Wellesley 6 Dedham 2
Field Hockey: Wellesley 1 Dedham 1
There was one event today on this chilly Monday as Boys Golf participated in the sectional tournament. How would they fare, let’s find out!
Result for 10-24-16
Boys Golf: Finished 3rd in sectional tournament, advances to states.
With the regular season over for a few Raider teams and in the final week for others, what better time than to look at the current records for all of Wellesley’s fall sports teams.
Boys Golf: 17-0
Boys Cross Country: 11-0
Girls Cross Country: 8-3
Boys Soccer: 5-5-4
Girls Soccer: 2-8-3
Field Hockey: 9-2-3
Girls Volleyball: 9-9
Girls Swimming: 5-4
We have entered late October, fall weather and all, and this is the final week of the regular season for the majority of the Raider teams with a lot on the line in terms of postseason play! It also begins postseason play for the football team who found out their seed and opponent this morning. Let’s take a look at what the week has to offer!
Field Hockey vs. Dedham (Sprague) 3:45 pm
Boys Soccer vs. Dedham (Sprague) 3:45 pm
Girls Soccer @ Dedham 3:45 pm
Girls Volleyball @ Dedham 4 pm
Girls Swimming vs. Natick (Babson) 7 pm
Field Hockey vs. Natick (Sprague) 3:45 pm
Boys Soccer vs. Natick (Sprague) 3:45 pm
Girls Volleyball @ Natick 5:15 pm
Girls Swimming vs. Notre Dame Academy (Babson) 7 pm
Girls Soccer @ Natick 3:45 pm
Cross Country @ Bay State Championships (Coakley Middle School, Norwood) 9 am
Football vs. Hingham D1A South Quarterfinals 1 pm
Girls Swimming @ Bay State Championships (Wellesley College) 9 am
Girls Soccer @ Weston 5:30 pm