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McIntyre, Rockets ready for liftoff

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor A 15-5 regular season helped the Needham High School girls varsity basketball team to the No. 2 seed in Division I South in 2018-2019. The Rockets took down No. 13 Brockton (40-26) in the opening round before a 57-41 victory against No. 12 Bishop Feehan in the quarterfinals....
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Girls volleyball takes first-ever state title

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By Maddie Gerber Hometown Weekly Intern On their road to the state championship this season, the Needham girls volleyball team has amassed quite a following. Throngs of those followers packed into the busy Worcester State University gymnasium last Saturday night expecting a great game. They were not disappointed, as the girls clinched their...
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Raycroft named DIII Player of the Year

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor It was quite the year for Dover-Sherborn’s Cameron Raycroft and DS athletics in general. First, the DS boys took home the school’s first-ever Division III state championship in basketball this past winter, with Roycroft serving as one of the Raiders’ centerpieces on the offensive end as a small...
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Wellesley’s Collomb wins boys tennis title

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Harry Collomb made history on Saturday as the freshman won the first-ever individual boys tennis state championship in Wellesley history by defeating Boston Latin’s Derek Shen 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, at St. John’s High School in Shrewsbury. Collomb, who entered the South sectionals as the No. 4 seed, took...
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Medlax back atop Division II Central/East

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a resounding 18-6 victory over rival Westwood in the semifinals that featured an historic 11-goal performance by junior attack-man Jack McCordic, Medfield High lacrosse travelled to Natick for the Division II Central/East finals against reigning champ Concord-Carlisle on Thursday. With McCordic locked off by CC’s Charlie Cook...
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Wilder’s emergence sparking MedLax confidence

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Medfield High boys lacrosse entered the 2019 with a lot of deserved hype, thanks to the majority of its 2018 starting lineup returning. Following a 16-2 regular season and an unblemished TVL record that included wins over DS, Hopkinton twice, Westwood twice, Xaverian and Pinkerton, its safe to...
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Raiders excel at Division V track championships

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The Dover-Sherborn Regional indoor track team traveled to the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston on February 13 to compete in the Division V State Championship Meet. Caitlin Britt placed fifth in the mile with a time of 5:29.48, breaking her own school record she set earlier this season. On the boys side, the...
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Kressy, Lady-Raiders set to defend title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The 2017-2018 season concluded with the ultimate prize for the Wellesley High School varsity girls hockey team: raising the Division II state championship trophy at TD Garden. As great as the accomplishment was of winning a state title, the focus for Wellesley girls hockey now shifts to...
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Masse, Hawks take flight

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor By Xaverian football’s standards, a 3-3 regular season record that included losses to rivals BC High and Catholic Memorial is a disappointment. However, thanks to their strong schedule that included three convincing victories against Brockton (31-0), Malden Catholic (34-6) and Bridgewater-Raynham (32-7), the Hawks were still able to...
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Squirt B wins State Championship

The Medfield Squirt B team qualified for the Massachusetts Hockey State Tournament by beating Dedham 6-5 in the State play-downs in December. The tournament opened with the Medfield facing Billerica on Friday night. Medfield pulled off a 6-0 win, with goals scored by Aaron Ravech (3), Matt Dickson (2), and Max Grzeskowiak. With the first game...
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Flynn’s overtime goal captures Walpole state title

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a 2-1 victory over Sandwich in the MIAA D1 South Sectional finals last Saturday, the Walpole High field hockey team ground out a 1-0 victory over Acton-Boxboro in the state semifinals on Wednesday night with the game’s lone goal coming off the stick of Audra Tosone. The...
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Rockets attempt at repeat falls just short

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Correspondent Last spring, the Needham High boys’ volleyball team confirmed its place among the top programs in the state by winning its first ever state title. Coming into this season, there was plenty of talk about the Rockets repeating, despite losing several key pieces from last year’s roster. The season...
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