It’s the last Monday of January, it’s super bowl week and it’s also time for another edition of Monday poll which while sticking to sports will be a bit off the Wellesley sports track this week. Last week’s poll results first off saw Needham take home the title of biggest rival with 4 of the 7 votes. This week’s poll question is… who is going to win Super Bowl 51 Sunday the Pats or the Falcons? Comment with your answers!
As we leave January and enter February, the importance of each game, each point, each win continue to grow as we come down the home stretch of the 2016-17 winter sports regular season. With conference titles and tournament berths on the line it’s gonna be a fun week on the ice, court, track, etc. Without any further ado let’s see the week ahead!
Wrestling @ Brookline 5 pm
Boys Basketball @ Norwood 6:30 pm
Girls Basketball vs. Norwood 6:30 pm
Gymnastics @ Braintree 7 pm
Boys Hockey @ Norwood (Badjko) 4 pm
Indoor Track @ Bay State Interdivisional Meet (Reggie Lewis Center) 4:30 pm
Girls Hockey vs. Norwood (Babson) 6 pm
Boys Swimming @ Bay State Conference Meet (Brookline HS) 12 pm
Girls Basketball @ Milton 6:30 pm
Girls Hockey @ Milton (Ulin) 6 pm
Boys Basketball vs. Milton 6:30 pm
Boys Hockey vs. Milton (Babson) 8:45 pm
It was certainly a busy last Saturday of January for Raider fans as not only did both hockey teams square off with Walpole in key Herget division contests but also wrestling traveled to Concord Carlisle for a quad meet. Before we get to those results, however here’s the answer to yesterday’s trivia question. The answer is… true, the Raider boys hockey team were eliminated the last two years by Franklin and Hingham respectively who both went on claim D1 State titles. No winner this week so the Dunkin Gift Card will wait another week. Now onto the recap!
Results for 1-28-17
Wrestling: AMSA 48 Wellesley 28, Wellesley 36 Concord Carlisle 36, Wellesley 51 Shepherd Hill 26, Wellesley 43 Holyoke 34
Boys Hockey: Walpole 2 Wellesley 1
Girls Hockey: Wellesley 4 Walpole 0
It was certainly an exciting Friday of Raider action, as among other things both basketball teams traveled to Walpole for key herget division games, with also a lot on the line in terms of postseason hopes. Also boys swimming took on arch rival Needham and gymnastics hosted Brookline. How would it all turn out, let’s find out!
Results for 1-27-17
Boys Basketball: Wellesley 59 Walpole 50
Girls Basketball: Wellesley 56 Walpole 40
Boys Swimming: Needham 109 Wellesley 77
Gymnastics: Wellesley 127.3 Brookline 107.7
Happy Friday everyone, and as we enter this last Friday of January, it’s a great time for another edition of Raider Friday Trivia. Another Dunkin Donut’s gift card is on the line for one lucky winner. Today’s question is… True or False, the Raider boys hockey team has been eliminated from postseason by the eventual state champions each of the last 2 seasons? Answer tomorrow!
It was a triple threat of action today as both indoor track teams took on Norwood while wrestling hit the road to take on Walpole. How would the Raider’s fare on this Thursday, let’s find out!
Results for 1-26-17
Wrestling: Walpole 37 Wellesley 25
Girls Indoor Track: Wellesley 78 Norwood 21
Boys Indoor Track: Wellesley 59 Norwood 41
Tonight was all hockey all the time as both Raider hockey teams took to the ice against Newton North. Could both pull out big wins, on this hump day night, let’s find out!
Results for 1-25-17
Girls Hockey: Wellesley 3 Newton North 0
Boys Hockey: Wellesley 4 Newton North 0