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Wellesley baseball responding to the call

By Mike Flanagan,
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Wellesley High School varsity baseball has been the cream of the crop in the Bay State Conference for the better part of the last decade. Reigning champions of the Carey Division, the Raiders were set to have another strong season this...

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Driver, Raider baseball gear up for postseason

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By Mike Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Few baseball programs in the state of Massachusetts have been able to put together the type of consistency that Wellesley has in the last decade-plus, qualifying for the state tournament for 13 consecutive years. In 2019, the Raiders played an absolutely loaded schedule that featured wins over Xaverian,...
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Lindquist’s shutout gives Wellesley win

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter If you want to know how dominant Wellesley’s pitching has been this year, consider this: on Saturday, Justin Lindquist pitched a three-hit, no-walk, nine-strikeout complete game shutout over King Phillip. He brought the team strikeout average down. Such dominance been par for the course with the Raiders, who moved to 6-4...
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Weycker cementing legacy for Wellesley baseball

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Wellesley High School has had some solid players come out of their baseball program over the years. Over the last two seasons, Wellesley has been a powerhouse in the Bay State Conference, winning the South Sectional and Eastern Mass titles in 2017, followed by a return to the South finals...
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Raiders outlast Hawks in Sectionals

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The last time Wellesley and Xaverian baseball met back on May 30 in Westwood, 19 runs were scored in an offensive showcase. The Raiders earned a big 11-8 victory. On Thursday, the No. 3 Raiders (15-5) took on the No. 7 Hawks (12-8) in the semifinal round of...
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Zajec, Raiders earn statement win

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two teams fighting for spots in the Super Eight met on Wednesday afternoon in Westwood as the Catholic Conference champion Xaverian Hawks welcomed the defending Division I Eastern Mass champion Wellesley Raiders. With the tournament just about a week away, a win for either the Raiders (15-5) or Hawks (12-8)...
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Raiders outlast Cassidy, Hawks

By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two teams fighting for spots in the Super Eight met on Wednesday afternoon in Westwood as the Catholic Conference champion Xaverian Hawks welcomed the defending Division I Eastern Mass champion Wellesley Raiders. With the tournament just about a week away, a win for either the Raiders (15-5) or Hawks (12-8)...
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Weycker’s gem lifts Raiders past Chmielewski, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s elite baseball programs met last Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Field as the defending Division I Eastern Mass champion Wellesley Raiders traveled to face their arch-rivals, the Needham Rockets. Behind a complete game, seven-strikeout performance by left-handed ace Hank Weycker, the Raiders (10-4, 5-3)...
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Weycker’s gem lifts Raiders past Chmielewski, Rockets

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Two of the Bay State Conference’s elite baseball programs met last Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Field as the defending Division I Eastern Mass champion Wellesley Raiders traveled to face their arch-rivals, the Needham Rockets. Behind a complete game, seven-strikeout performance by left-handed ace Hank Weycker, the Raiders (10-4, 5-3)...
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Fletcher’s walk-off bomb lifts Raiders

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor Following a rainout on Thursday, the defending Division I South and Eastern Mass champion Wellesley High School baseball team hosted Barnstable at Sprague Field on Friday afternoon for a pivotal early-season showdown. And with it came some history. With the game remaining tied after seven full, sophomore catcher...
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Weycker, Kane take Wellesley baseball honors

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By Michael Flanagan Hometown Weekly Sports Editor The spring of 2017 will forever be remembered in Wellesley as the year of the Cinderella Raiders. Entering the tournament as a humble 13 seed, the Raiders won four games away from home (three away, one neutral) en route to a South Sectional title. The Raiders continued their...
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