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McCusker, Wolverines getting hot at right time

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Last season, Westwood High boys lacrosse entered the state tournament as one of the favorites to come out of Division II Central/East and take home the state championship. One year later, the Wolverines (12-6, 9-4) head into the postseason with a chip on their shoulder for a number...
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Donohue, Westwood lacrosse ready for next step

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off the best season in program history, which featured a 14-4 regular season record, their first-ever wins against Medfield and Dover-Sherborn, as well as a share of the TVL title, expectations heading into this spring are extremely high for the Westwood High School boys varsity lacrosse team. Despite...
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Antonucci already a big name at Providence

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2018 high school lacrosse season was all about Westwood High star attack-man Jake Antonucci, who fired home a ridiculous 75 shots into the back of the net and tallied 19 assists, all while becoming Westwood’s all-time leading scorer (214 goals, 89 assists). After leading Westwood to the...
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Hometown stars shine in All-American game

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2018 high school lacrosse season may have come to an official end two weeks ago at Nickerson Field in Boston, but some of the state’s top talent assembled at Xaverian Brothers High School for one final tilt on Monday night for the BostonLax All-American Game. Playing on...
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Bomes, DeSisto, Martin named All-American

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor BostonLax released their 2018 class of All-Americans earlier this week, and a significant portion of the players on this prestigious list hail from Hometown Weekly’s six towns. After helping lead Dover-Sherborn to the Division III Central/East sectional title with 14 goals and seven assists in DS’s final four...
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Deehan’s overtime heroics best Foley, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite being without one of their senior leaders and top goal-scorers in Darragh Fahey (broken thumb), the No. 3 Walpole Rebels put together one of their best efforts of the season last Wednesday night against the No. 2 and Connor Deehan-led Westwood Wolverines in the Division II Central/East...
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Deehan’s overtime heroics best Foley, Rebels

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Despite being without one of their senior leaders and top goal-scorers in Darragh Fahey (broken thumb), the No. 3 Walpole Rebels put together one of their best efforts of the season last Wednesday night against the No. 2 and Connor Deehan-led Westwood Wolverines in the Division II Central/East...
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Westwood boys cruise through round one

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Coming off their first-ever co-TVL title as well as their first-ever season that included victories over both DS and Medfield, the Westwood High School boys varsity lacrosse team earned the No. 2 seed in Division II Central/East. Last Thursday, the Wolverines (15-4) welcomed No. 7 Groton-Dunstable to Flahive Field...
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Wolverines take TVL in milestone win

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood boys lacrosse has had their chances to upend the rival Medfield Warriors (10-6, 9-2) throughout the last two seasons, most recently falling 10-9 back on May 2 in Medfield. Entering Monday night’s second and final regular season contest with the Warriors at Flahive Field, Westwood boys lacrosse...
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Tyer, Warriors fight off Donohue, Wolverines

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the TVL’s elite met last Wednesday evening with first place in the conference on the line as the Westwood Wolverines (8-2, 5-1), coming off of consecutive road victories over Dover-Sherborn and Hopkinton, traveled to face rival and the defending Division II Central/East champion Medfield Warriors (6-5,...
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Tyer, Warriors fight off Donohue, Wolverines

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the TVL’s elite met last Wednesday evening with first place in the conference on the line as the Westwood Wolverines (8-2, 5-1), coming off of consecutive road victories over Dover-Sherborn and Hopkinton, traveled to face rival and the defending Division II Central/East champion Medfield Warriors (6-5,...
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Lyons, Antonucci lift Wolverines past Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering Friday, it had been quite some time since the Westwood High School varsity boys lacrosse team defeated rival DS; five years, to be exact. Off to one of their best starts in program history, the Wolverines wrote the latest chapter of their exceptional beginning to the 2018...
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Antonucci, Wolverines best Mastrobuono, Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering Friday, it had been quite some time since the Westwood High School varsity boys lacrosse team defeated rival DS; five years, to be exact. Off to one of their best starts in program history, the Wolverines wrote the latest chapter of their exceptional beginning to the 2018...
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Antonucci, Leone power Wolverines in OT

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 12-10 season-opening loss to Newton North on April 3, the Westwood High School varsity lacrosse team responded with a 19-8 victory over arch-rival Holliston on April 6 to climb into the win column. On Thursday, the Wolverines hosted perennial Division I North power Acton-Boxborough at Flahive...
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Antonucci, Deehan ready to lead Wolverine lax

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor An 11-7 season in 2017 ended with a tough 13-8 sectional semifinals defeat to eventual Division II Central/East champs Medfield for the Westwood High School varsity boys lacrosse team. In 2018, the Wolverines will need to fill in some major holes left behind by departed talent such as...
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Hometown communities a lacrosse gold mine

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Lacrosse has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years, and the seven towns that Hometown Weekly covers (Dover, Medfield, Needham, Sherborn, Walpole, Wellesley, Westwood) have all become certifiable hotbeds for the sport. But how hot, exactly? Currently, 37 NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse players reside in, or are natives to,...
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Three Wolverines sign collegiate NLIs

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Westwood High School wrote the latest chapter of its athletic success story this week, as three Wolverines signed their national letters of intent to play a sport at the Division I level. [caption id="attachment_23059" align="alignright" width="225"]Timmy Hall (middle), who’s brother Bobby plays hockey at... 			
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Warriors down Wolverines, move to 5-1

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A week after beating Holliston for the first time in over a decade, the Medfield High School football team hosted Westwood on Friday evening for their final TVL regular season game before the MIAA playoffs. Behind a strong defensive effort, the Warriors (5-1, 3-1) defeated the Wolverines (1-5,...
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Wolverines fight Panthers in rain

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Westwood Wolverines (1-2) met a tough fate on Friday night against rival Holliston (2-1), falling 41-7 on a rain-soaked Flahive Field. The wet conditions made it extremely difficult for the Reed Wilson-led offense to get going, and a second half shutout by the Panther defense propelled Holliston...
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