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Lady-Rockets stun Raiders in Reilly finals

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In the finals of the Reilly Winter Classic on February 18, the Needham and Wellesley High girls varsity basketball teams played one of the most remarkable girls basketball games in recent memory. Both teams have played against each other since sixth-grade MetroWest and in AAU, so there is a tremendous rivalry between these...
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Lady-Rockets stun Raiders in Reilly finals

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In the finals of the Reilly Winter Classic on February 18, the Needham and Wellesley High girls varsity basketball teams played one of the most remarkable girls basketball games in recent memory. Both teams have played against each other since sixth-grade MetroWest and in AAU, so there is a tremendous rivalry between...
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Palli’s 25 lifts Lady-Raiders over Warriors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor With conference play wrapped up, the Wellesley High girls basketball team traveled to Westwood on Sunday afternoon for semifinals of the Reilly Winter Classic. The Raiders (14-3, 11-2) entered having already wrapped up the Bay State Conference Carey Division and their eyes set on a top seed in...
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Wellesley shoots past Milton late

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter “It wasn’t pretty, but we got a win.” Such was the game summary of Wellesley coach Glen Magpiong. On Friday night, the Milton and Wellesley girls’ basketball teams engaged in an ugly, but fun, tense back-and-forth game that had coaches yelling at refs, fans yelling at players, and players yelling...
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Guiffre moves Lady-Raiders to 5-0

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole and Wellesley High girls basketball entered the 2018-2019 season with the goal of winning their respective Bay State Conference divisions (Walpole – Herget, Wellesley – Carey), and making a run in the state tournament. For Walpole, their potential this season relied heavily upon the two-headed double-double...
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Unbeaten Lady-Raiders outlast White, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Walpole and Wellesley High girls basketball entered the 2018-2019 season with the goal of winning their respective Bay State Conference divisions (Walpole – Herget, Wellesley – Carey), and making a run in the state tournament. For Walpole, their potential this season relied heavily upon the two-headed double-double monster...
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Guiffre’s 22 lifts Lady-Raiders past Revere

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor [caption id="attachment_30635" align="alignright" width="300"]Molly Cronin (10) directs traffic and sets up a play. Molly Cronin (10) directs traffic and sets up a play. [/caption] Coming off a 45-27 season-opening victory at Medway on December 10, the Wellesley High School...
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All-Scholastics littered with Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Boston Herald and Boston Globe recently released their winter All-Scholastic awards. Following an extremely successful winter athletic season in Wellesley that featured a Division II state championship in girls hockey, many of the recipients of these prestigious honors were Wellesley Raiders. In girls track, sophomore Abby Comella...
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Zarle, Palli lift Raiders past Wildcats

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a brief two-game losing skid at the hands of Bedford and Braintree, the Wellesley High School girls varsity basketball team rebounded with a convincing 55-47 victory at home against Milton last Wednesday night. Senior captain and point guard Kelcie Zarle led the way for the Raiders (7-2, 5-1)...
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