As we are coming to the end of the spring high school sports season, we are also nearing the end of the spring youth sports season, as tonight we had a good amount of action around town. Here’s a look at what went down!
Little League Baseball:
Pirates 6 Cardinals 5
Cubs 13 Red Sox 3
Braves 14 Nationals 5
Reds 8 Indians 6
It was a very exciting Tuesday in Raider sports as girls golf looked to capture the south sectional championship while girls lacrosse opened up their tournament play at home against familiar foe Milton. Would they both come away victorious, let’s find out!
Results for 5-30-17
Girls Golf: Won South Sectional Title
Girls Lacrosse: Wellesley 17 Milton 8 D1 South First Round
Advances to play Braintree in D1 South quarterfinals
The final team to learn their tournament fate was the baseball team as those brackets were released earlier this morning. The team, who is coming off an 11-9 regular season earned the 13 seed in the D1 South bracket and will travel to 4th seeded Mansfield Thursday for the first round. For full bracket go to miaa.ezstream.com!
On this last day of tournament bracket unveilings, it was boys and girls tennis’ turn to learn their tournament fate. Coming off a 16-0 regular season the girls earned the 2 seed in D1 South and will meet the winner of Bishop Feehan and Mansfield in the first round on Saturday. Meanwhile the boys earned the 1 seed in the D1 South bracket and will face the winner of Framingham and Durfee in the first round also on Saturday. As always for the full brackets log on to miaa.ezstream.com!
Happy Memorial Day everyone! I’d first like to take this opportunity to thank those who have served or are currently serving in our armed forces for all you do to help keep this country great! Now for this edition of Monday poll! Last week’s poll was another close one as other just edged out the win in terms of sports you the reader like to play recreationally. This week’s question is… who is the best NFL quarterback of all time, Tom Brady, Joe Montana, or other?
May is just about over and that means it’s tournament time for spring sports, as multiple Raider teams get their tournament season underway this week. As is always the case with the tournament the schedule is subject to change based on results so stay tuned. Here’s a look at what is on tap so far this week!
Girls Golf @ Sectionals (Gardner Mun. Golf Course) 9 am
Girls Lacrosse vs. Milton D1 South First Round 3 pm
Unified Outdoor Track @ State Meet (Milford HS) 3 pm
Softball vs. Weymouth (Lee) 3:45 pm
Boys Volleyball vs. Taunton D1 South Quarterfinal 6:30 pm
Baseball @ Mansfield D1 South First Round 4 pm
Boys Lacrosse vs. Mansfield D1 South First Round 4 pm
Boys Tennis vs. Framingham/Durfee D1 South First Round 4 pm
Girls Tennis vs. Bishop Feehan/Mansfield D1 South First Round 4 pm
Boys Volleyball @ Needham D1 South Semifinals 5 pm
Due to Mother Nature’s interference baseball had to wait a day to close out their regular season as they traveled to Medfield this morning. Fresh off a tournament clinching win over Natick the team was looking to end their season on a high note and also improve their seeding. Also on this Saturday girls tennis took on Hopkinton in their final regular season match. Could baseball get the job done and could girls tennis prevail, we’ll find out but first here’s the answer to yesterday’s trivia question. The last time prior to this year that boys volleyball hosted a tournament game was… 2015 as they fell to Barnstable in the first round of the south bracket. Now onto the recap!
Result for 5-27-17
Baseball: Wellesley 16 Medfield 5
Girls Tennis: Wellesley 5 Hopkinton 0
Well rain forced the lone game of the day (baseball) to be pushed back a day but there was some news on future games as the boys and girls lacrosse teams learned their tournament fates this afternoon. The boys earned the 6 seed in the D1 South bracket and will host 11th seeded Mansfield a week from Sunday (6-4) at 5 pm. The girls lacrosse team earned the 5 seed in D1 South and will host 12th seeded Milton time and date TBA. For the complete brackets log on to miaa.ezstream.com.
A wet, gloomy Friday morning won’t ruin this week’s version of Raider Friday trivia! Today’s question is… when was the last time prior to this year that boys volleyball hosted a tournament match? Answer tomorrow!
It was a damp, yucky Thursday afternoon but that didn’t stop the Raider girls golf team as they took on Saugus and Mount Alvernia in a tri-match. How did it turn out, let’s find out!
Result for 5-25-17
Girls Golf: Wellesley 5 Saugus 1, Wellesley 6 Mount Alvernia 0