Raider Recap 2-27-19

It was boys hockey’s turn to open up the postseason tonight as they boys headed to Canton to take on a familiar foe Walpole in the first round. In other action the alpine ski team participated in the state championship meet. How would it all turn out, lets find out!

Results for 2-27-19

Boys Hockey: Wellesley 3 Walpole 0 D1 South First Round

Boys advance to face Duxbury in quarterfinals!

Alpine Skiing:  Finished 4th at state meet

Raider Recap 2-26-19

Another night, another postseason game, as tonight it was boys basketball opening up their postseason as they hosted Durfee. Could the boys hold court on their home court, lets find out!

Result for 2-26-19

Boys Basketball: Wellesley 47 Durfee 44 D1 South First Round

Boys advance to face Newton North in quarterfinals!

Raider Recap 2-25-19

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, postseason play, and it began tonight for girls basketball as the 2nd seeded Raiders hosted a familiar foe Walpole in the first round of the D1 South bracket. Having already beaten Walpole once this year could the Raiders make it 2 for 2 in the most important game, lets find out!

Result for 2-25-19

Girls Basketball: Wellesley 56 Walpole 45 D1 South First Round

Girls advance to meet Oliver Ames in quarterfinals!

Monday Poll

It’s the Monday after February vacation week, and what better way to kick off the week than with another edition of Monday Poll. Today’s question is…Which Wellesley team will make a deeper run in the upcoming tournament, boys basketball, girls basketball, boys hockey, or girls hockey? Comment with your answers!

Schedule For Week Of 2-25

School is back in session this week and postseason play also kicks off for 4 Raider teams, as both basketball’s and both hockey’s begin the chase for a state title. As is always the case with tournament schedules the schedule is subject to change based on results. Also the dates and times for hockey have not yet been finalized so I will update when those are announced. Lastly being that it is a fluid schedule, I am only posting the days with games to start. All that being said here’s the schedule!

Monday 2-25

Girls Basketball vs. Walpole D1 South First Round 6:30 pm

Tuesday 2-26

Boys Basketball vs. Durfee D1 South First Round 6:30 pm

Wednesday 2-27

Boys Hockey vs. Walpole D1 South First Round (Canton Ice House) 5:30 pm

Thursday 2-28

Boys Basketball vs. Newton North D1 South Quarterfinals 6:30 pm

Friday 3-1

Girls Basketball vs. Oliver Ames D1 South Quarterfinals 6:30 pm

Saturday 3-2

Girls Dance @ States (Weymouth HS) 10 am

Boys Hockey vs. Duxbury D1 South Quarterfinals (Canton Ice House) 5:45 pm

Raider Recap 2-23-19 (Plus Trivia Answer)

There was some action in Raider sports today and it was important as both indoor track teams competed at the all-state meet while in wrestling Sophie Laing competed for the girls all state title. We’ll find out how it all went in a moment but first here’s the answer to yesterday’s trivia question! The last time Wellesley and Walpole in a girls basketball tournament game was in 2009 when Walpole upset Wellesley 64-60 in overtime in the D2 South quarterfinals. Now onto the recap!

Results for 2-23-19

Girls Indoor Track: Finished first at All State Meet

Boys Indoor Track: Finished second at All State Meet

Wrestling: Sophie Laing won girls all state title for 135 pounds!

Hockey Tournament Info

The second of two days of bracket releases commenced today as both boys and girls hockey brackets were unveiled. The boys bracket is yet to be determined as it is based on the results of Monday’s Super 8 play in games. The girls earned the 5th seed in D2 as they look to defend their state title and they will take on the winner of Canton and Norwood in the first round. All this will be on the weekly schedule which will be unveiled tomorrow!

Basketball Tournament Information

Today was day 1 of 2 of bracket unveiling for basketball and hockey, as the Raider boys and girls hoops teams found out their tournament destiny. The boys earned the 4 seed in D1 South and will host Durfee in the first round Tuesday, while the girls earned the 2 seed and will host familiar foe Walpole in the first round Monday. Both games will be included in Sunday’s daily schedule!

Raider Friday Trivia

It’s the end of another week, and that means it’s the perfect time for another edition of Raider Friday Trivia! Today’s question is…When was the last time Wellesley and Walpole met in a girls basketball tournament game? Answer tomorrow!

Raider Recap 2-21-19

The 2018-19 winter sports regular season officially came to an end tonight as boys hockey closed out their regular season with a visit to Waltham. Could the boys finish on a high note heading into postseason play, lets find out!

Result for 2-21-19

Boys Hockey: Wellesley 4 Waltham 1