Day 2 of 3 of MIAA fall tournament bracket releases and today it was Girls Volleyball learning their postseason fate. The girls drew the number 9 seed in the D1 Central/West bracket and will travel to 8th seeded Shepherd Hill Thursday night with the winner moving on to take on top seeded Groton-Dunstable. The schedule has been updated and for the full bracket you can go to miaa.ezstream.com!
On this blustery yet sunny last Monday of October both boys and girls soccer took center stage as they closed out their regular season with non-league tilts against Tewksbury and Westborough respectively. Both teams already had clinched tournament berths but were looking to add one more win to boost their seeding. Could they pull it off, let’s find out!
Results for 10-30-17
Boys Soccer: Wellesley 5 Tewksbury 1
Girls Soccer: Wellesley 2 Westborough 1
The first of the MIAA fall tournament brackets being released this week is out and it is field hockey who found out their fate. The team was seeded 10th in the D1 South bracket and will host Hingham in a preliminary round game Thursday at 2:30 pm with the winner moving on to take on Needham Saturday. The weekly schedule has been updated, and as always for the full bracket you can go to miaa.ezstream.com!
It’s the last Monday of October, and the day before Halloween! So what better than to do a Halloween themed Monday Poll! Last week’s poll first off saw walking take the top spot as favorite form of exercise with 50% of the vote exactly. This week’s poll question is… which sport’s players/coaches are you most likely to dress up as for Halloween? Baseball, Football, Basketball or other?
As the calendar turns to November and the days are about to start getting a lot shorter, the fun really gets going in fall sports, as the post-season begins this week! There are some regular season contests sprinkled in as well which will make for a potentially very busy week. This week’s schedule is subject to change as the tournament brackets will be announced early in the week so I will update with those dates and times as they become available! Here’s a look at what’s on the docket so far this week!
Girls Soccer @ Westborough 4 pm
Boys Soccer vs. Tewksbury 4 pm
Girls Swimming @ Natick (Keefe Tech) 4:30 pm
Girls Dance @ Bay State Conference Competition ( Braintree HS) 6:30 pm
Field Hockey vs. Hingham D1 South Preliminary Round (Sprague 3) 2:30 pm
Girls Volleyball @ Shepherd Hill D1 Central/West First Round 7 pm
Boys Soccer vs. BC High D1 South First Round 1 pm
Girls Soccer vs. Durfee D1 South Preliminary Round 3 pm
Cross Country @ MSTCA Cross Country Race (Wrentham Developmental Center) 9 am
Football vs. Newton North 2 pm
Girls Soccer @ Newton South D1 South First Round 2:30 pm
Field Hockey @ Needham D1 South First Round (DeFazio) 4:30 pm
Girls Swimming @ Bay State Conference Meet (Wellesley College) 9 am
Despite what my weekly schedule may say there actually was one contest on this beautiful Saturday afternoon as both boys and girls cross country traveled over to Norwood for the Bay State Conference championships. How did they fare, let’s find out!
Results for 10-28-17
Boys Cross Country: Finished first at Bay State Championships
Girls Cross Country: Finished first at Bay State Championships
On this beautiful Saturday afternoon it is time once again to answer a Raider Friday Trivia question. The other game played at Fenway on Thanksgiving day 2015 was… Boston Latin-Boston English, a game won by Latin 28-6.
It was a beautiful Friday night for some football and swimming as football looked to get back to 500 as they traveled to Plymouth North while girls swim hosted Weymouth. Could both pull out late October wins, let’s find out!
Results for 10-27-17
Girls Swimming: Wellesley 88 Weymouth 85
Football; Wellesley 22 Plymouth North 20
It is another beautiful fall Friday, the last Friday of October to be exact, and that means it’s time for another edition of Raider Friday Trivia. Today’s question is… back in 2015 when Wellesley and Needham met on Thanksgiving Day at Fenway, what other two schools also played that day at Fenway, right after the Wellesley-Needham game? Answer tomorrow!
Despite the rain and the cold today, it was a full day of action as we wrap up this last full week of the fall regular season. With 5 teams in action which ones would get those always needed wins, let’s find out!
Results for 10-26-17
Girls Soccer: Natick 4 Wellesley 0
Girls Volleyball: Wellesley 3 Natick 0
Field Hockey: Natick 3 Wellesley 1
Girls Swimming: Wellesley 90 Framingham 86
Boys Soccer: Wellesley 2 Natick 1