On this hump day and second to last day of May there certainly was a lot of exciting action as we continue this last week of the regular season. Included in the excitement today was girls lacrosse closing out their regular season vs. Weymouth, baseball facing a big non-league test vs. Xaverian, girls golf taking on Ursuline and girls tennis taking on Newton North. How would it all turn out, lets find out!
Results for 5-30-18
Girls Lacrosse: Wellesley 17 Weymouth 5
Baseball: Wellesley 11 Xaverian 8
Girls Golf: Wellesley 3.5 Ursuline 2.5
Girls Tennis: Newton North 3 Wellesley 2
With their first tournament appearance in almost 10 years awaiting the softball team was looking today to close out their regular season on a high note as they took on Braintree, meanwhile both boys and girls tennis also took on the Wamps, in the last match of the regular season for the boys and second to last for the girls. Could all 3 come up with big wins, lets find out!
Results for 5-29-18
Softball: Braintree 9 Wellesley 0
Girls Tennis: Wellesley 4 Braintree 1
Boys Tennis: Wellesley 5 Braintree 0
As we enter the last week of the regular season it is time to think ahead to the release of the tournament brackets for your favorite Raider teams. Below you will find the upcoming bracket release dates, and of course when those brackets are announced we will post that information here on the Sports Blitz.
Happy Memorial Day everyone, and let me just take this chance to say thank you to the brave men and women who have served or are currently serving in our armed forces. That being said it’s also another great time for Monday Poll. Last week the majority of you said you have attended a sporting event at Babson. This week’s poll question in lieu of last night is… do you think the Celtics season was a success?
As we enter the final week of the spring regular season, the teams with remaining games are looking to close out the season strong, as they head into post-season play. Lets see what’s on tap this week.
Track @ Division 1 Meet (Andover HS) 1 pm
Softball @ Braintree 2:30 pm
Boys Tennis vs. Braintree 3:45 pm
Girls Tennis @ Braintree 3:45 pm
Girls Golf @ Ursuline Academy (Putterham GC) 3:30 pm
Girls Tennis @ Newton North 3:45 pm
Girls Lacrosse vs. Weymouth 4 pm
Baseball @ Xaverian 4 pm
Girls Golf vs. Weymouth (Sassamon Trace) 3:30 pm
Baseball @ Algonquin 4:30 pm
As the disappointment from tonight’s Celtics defeat sinks in, I almost forgot that there was a boys lacrosse game today as they boys traveled to Concord-Carlisle in a make up from the final round of the Coaches Cup. It was also the boys final regular season contest, as they looked to go into postseason play on a high note. Could they pull it off, lets find out!
Result for 5-27-18
Boys Lacrosse: Wellesley 9 Concord Carlisle 7
Even though there were no contests on this Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, that doesn’t mean it’s not a great time to answer yesterdays trivia question. The last time girls lacrosse in a south sectional final was… 2010 when they fell to none other than Westwood.
As we closed out the second to last week of the regular season, it was tennis and baseball in the spot light today, as both tennis teams squared off with Chelmsford while baseball faced a stiff non-league test of their own in Lexington. Could it be a clean sweep for Raider teams today, lets find out!
Results for 5-25-18
Girls Tennis: Wellesley 5 Chelmsford 0
Boys Tennis: Wellesley 5 Chelmsford 0
Baseball: Lexington 11 Wellesley 3
It’s a hot, humid Friday morning here but the heat is just getting turned up as here comes another edition of Raider Friday Trivia. Today’s question is…when was the last time girls lacrosse made a south sectional final? Answer tomorrow!
It’s prom night in Wellesley, but before the seniors could dance the night away, there as one contest to be played on this Thursday. Girls golf looked to continue another successful season as they took on Mount Alvernia. Could the girls tee up a win, lets find out!
Result for 5-24-18
Girls Golf: Wellesley 6 Mount Alvernia 0