1 Watertown Field Hockey Player Named Athlete of the Year, Another an All-Scholastic


Charlie Breitrose

Watertown senior field hockey player Sydney Poulin was named Player of the Year by the Boston Globe.

Watertown High School field hockey players Sydney Poulin and Jonna Kennedy were named to the All-Scholastic teams by the Boston Globe and Boston Herald, and the Globe chose Poulin as the Div. 2 Player of the Year.

The pair helped Watertown win its ninth straight MIAA Div. 2 State Championship in November, and both were co-captains for the Raiders this year.

Poulin scored 28 goals and added seven assists this season to give her a career total of 52 goals and 32 assists. The senior also notched two goals in the state final. Poulin also plays ice hockey and lacrosse for the Raiders and is a member of the National Honor Society. She was also a Herald All-Scholastic last year.

Charlie Breitrose

Watertown senior goalie Jonna Kennedy made the Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic teams.

Kennedy, a senior, was named to the All-Scholastic team for the second year in a row. The goalie allowed opponents to score only five times this season, and she had a .188 goals against average this season. In her WHS career she allowed only 13 goals in 69 games. She also is the netminder for the Raiders ice hockey and lacrosse teams. She is a member of the National Honors Society and will play field hockey at Boston College next year.

Both players were named to the Middlesex League All-Stars by the Herald and Globe, and Kennedy was named league Most Valuable Player by both newspapers.

Charlie Breitrose

Two of the four seniors – Sydney Poulin and Jonna Kennedy – on the Watertown field hockey team made the All-Scholastic teams. From left, Lauren Petrillo, Poulin, Maddie Leitner and Kennedy, led the Raiders to their ninth-straight state title, and 18th overall this year.

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