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Local girls dominate lacrosse All-Scholastics

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Needham, Walpole, Westwood and Wellesley have all had incredible success in girls lacrosse over the last decade. The 2019 season was no different, as all four of these Division I powers made long tournament runs. Needham, Westwood, and reigning Division I champ Wellesley put together long tournament runs,...
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Skippers hold off Baker, Raiders in rain

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two perennial state title contenders squared off on the rain-soaked turf of Wellesley High on Monday afternoon as the reigning Division I state champion Wellesley Raiders (10-4, 7-1) hosted Division II powerhouse Cohasset (11-4, 9-3). Despite a four-goal effort from California-bound attacker Brooke Baker, Wellesley was unable to...
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Balter, Lady-Raiders off to hot start

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It used to be Walpole and Needham who were the annual favorites to win the Bay State Conference in girls lacrosse. Now? Wellesley is, without a doubt, the odds-on favorite to win not only the Bay State Conference, but also win all of Division I South. Coming...
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Storybook ending for Chicoski, Lady-Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Saturday night served as the storybook ending that Wellesley senior captain Caitlin Chicoski and her class had envisioned when they came in as freshmen back in 2014. A season that saw Wellesley defeat Needham for the first time in seven years capped off with a magical run to...
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Lady-Rebs fall just short in state final

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Saturday night served as the storybook ending that Wellesley senior captain Caitlin Chicoski and her class had envisioned when they came in as freshmen back in 2014. A season that saw Wellesley defeat Needham for the first time in seven years capped off with a magical run to...
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Lady-Raiders best Rockets in sectionals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering Friday, it had been a exactly one year and a day since the Wellesley High School girls lacrosse team had their 2017 season come to an end at the hands of arch rival and eventual Division I state champ Needham in the South semifinals. It had also...
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Lady-Raiders best Rockets in sectionals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Entering Friday, it had been a exactly one year and a day since the Wellesley High School girls lacrosse team had their 2017 season come to an end at the hands of arch rival and eventual Division I state champ Needham in the South semifinals. It had also been...
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Balter, Lady-Raiders roll past Wildcats

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley High School girls varsity lacrosse team welcomed Milton last Tuesday afternoon for a key Bay State Conference showdown. Behind a stellar performance by senior captain and Northwestern commit Maddy Balter (five goals, two assists), along with four goals from fellow senior captain and Stanford commit Caitlin Chicoski,...
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Chicoski, Raiders nab two key conference wins

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was an incredibly strong week for the Wellesley High School varsity girls lacrosse team, as the Raiders (6-3) took down two Bay State Conference opponents at home in Brookline on April 25 by a final of 14-4, and Norwood on April 29 by a final of 15-3....
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Wellesley, DS girls battle in wet Raider Bowl

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity girls lacrosse teams met on Friday morning in a non-conference showdown on the water-soaked turf at Wellesley High, and both bands of Raiders delivered an intense and entertaining match despite the non-ideal weather. Thanks to an offensive surge in the second half,...
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Wellesley, DS girls battle in wet Raider Bowl

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The Wellesley and Dover-Sherborn Regional High School varsity girls lacrosse teams met on Friday morning in a non-conference showdown on the water-soaked turf at Wellesley High, and both bands of Raiders delivered an intense and entertaining match despite the non-ideal weather. Thanks to an offensive surge in the...
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