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McGrail, Wolverines ready to work

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Westwood High School varsity girls soccer enters the 2021 season looking to rebound following a 2-4-4 record throughout their COVID-condensed and postseason-less 10-game slate in 2020.

Leading the Wolverines will be three senior co-captains: goalie Rachel Berliner, defensive midfielder Haley Jacobson...

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Kelcourse, Hawks motivated

Pictured running for a long gain against St. John's Prep last spring, senior running back Joey Kelcourse figures to serve as Xaverian's bell cow once again in 2021. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Without a postseason, winning the Catholic...

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Maroun: Westwood football has the dudes

8310 - Pictured making a tackle on Medfield's James Wilder last spring, Antonio Maroun (1) and Joe Shaevitz (3) will look to continue to be key cogs of Westwood High football's defense in 2021. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Westwood Legion stuns Medfield in extras

Steven Zeuthen (pictured) stands in at the dish during Westwood Legion's 6-5 play-in round victory at Medfield on Friday. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Friday’s play-in round matchup between Medfield and Westwood Legion in the District Six Tournament is...

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Westwood Legion tops Needham

Michael Giovino (12) rounds second and heads to third for a two-RBI triple in the top of the sixth inning. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Still in search of their first win of the 2021 Summer Legion baseball season,...

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Three Hawks named conference all-stars

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Xaverian varsity lacrosse recently had three of its members recognized for their efforts throughout the the 2021 season.

Senior Ithaca-bound attack-man Jack Pastore, junior Fairfield-committed attack-man Jake Gilbert and junior LSM Matt Haughey were named Catholic Conference All-Stars.

Xaverian baseball captures Division I championship

John Connolly (pictured) fires home a pitch during Xaverian baseball's 8-3 state semifinal victory against St. John's Prep. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Xaverian baseball capped an absolutely dominant 2021 season with a 2-0 victory against Leominster on Monday...

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Connaughton’s late heroics clinch state title

Kate Deehan (9) and Lily Hancock (16) celebrate following a second quarter goal. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Thursday night's 6-5 Division state championship game victory over Franklin by the Westwood High School girls lacrosse team was something out...

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Late Norwood rally stuns Wolverines

Junior close D Thomas Demaio (11) avoids an attack-man on the ride and moves the ball up the left alley. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Coming off back-to-back defeats to Medfield (16-5) and Hopkinton (14-12), Westwood High School varsity...

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Wolverines down Raiders in battle of unbeatens

Dover-Sherborn's Annie Parizeau (9) defends against Westwood's Lindsey Diomede (5) on a rush up the field. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Westwood High School girls varsity lacrosse hosted Dover-Sherborn High School for a huge midseason showdown of unbeatens last...

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Wolverines down Mustangs behind Shea’s gem

Senior captain and pitcher Sean Shea (pictured) fires home a pitch during his 12-strikeout performance against Medway on Friday. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

A 1-4 start was not what the Westwood High School varsity baseball team had in...

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Hunter, Woodworth lead Wolverines over Clockers

Sophomore face-off man and midfielder Brendan Wang (12) defends against Ashland's Nick Fish (22). Photo by Max McGreal.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Coming off a 12-7 defeat to rival Holliston on May 13, the Westwood High School boys varsity lacrosse team traveled...

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Lancers spoil debut for Morse, Xaverian lax

Junior close D Nolan Dion (5) avoids the ride and moves the ball up the field. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Often slept on due to their distant location out in Western Mass, perennial Division II power Longmeadow made an extremely...

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DiBattista, Wolverines ready up

Pictured last summer playing for Westwood MIBL, senior second baseman Will DiBattista will look to help Westwood High School varsity baseball get back to the state tournament in 2021. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

In 2019, the Westwood High...

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Berluti, Xaverian seniors go out victorious

Senior defensive tackle Noah Eldridge (55) flexes in celebration following a tackle-for-loss during Xaverian football's 49-13 season-ending win against St. John's Shrewsbury on Friday. Photo by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

To say its been an non-ideal way to end their...

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Holland, Westwood girls ready for return

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

Always a major player in Division I South, few varsity girls lacrosse programs in Massachusetts have been more consistent throughout the past decade than Westwood.

With almost two full years now having passed since their last season, the Wolverines enter...

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Knights outlast Hawks in classic

Senior Thomas Garland (27) sets the edge while blocking on punt coverage. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

The No. 3 Xaverian Hawks traveled to West Roxbury on Saturday to square off against the No. 1 Catholic Memorial Knights...

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Kelcourse runs Hawks by Prep

Joe Kelcourse (pictured) jukes a defender during one of his team-high 20 carries on Saturday at St. John's Prep. Photos by Mike Flanagan.

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It doesn't matter the weather, the time of year, or the records. The only thing...

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Volleyball on three game win streak

Westwood dives on the floor in celebration after a huge win against Hopkinton.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

While many high school volleyball teams are already done with their seasons, Westwood is just a bit over 75 percent of the way done with theirs....

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Demaio: Westwood lax ready to prove

By Mike Flanagan
Hometown Weekly Sports Editor

It's been almost two years since the Westwood High School varsity boys lacrosse team last took the field in an 18-6 defeat to No. 1 Medfield in the 2019 Division II Central/East semifinals.

After the entire 2020 season was wiped...

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