Raiders Roll in First Round of Field Hockey State Tournament

Senior Ally Kennedy scored a hat trick against Tewksbury in the first round of the State Tournament.

Watertown High School’s field hockey team quickly took the suspense out of Thursday’s state tournament game against 16th seed Tewksbury by tallying two goals in the first 2:02. The Raiders won the first round matchup 6-0.

Senior Ally Kennedy led top-seeded Watertown’s powerful offensive display, scoring a hat trick in the first half, including the first two goals. Lizzie Loftus assisted on both goals.

Watertown’s Aurise Tattrie shoots the ball against Tewksbury, Thursday. She scored twice in the Raiders’ 6-0 win.

Aurise Tattrie scored the first of her two goals 6:53 into the first half, with another helper from Loftus. The visitors called timeout and stopped the scoring for a time.

Kennedy completed her hat trick with 2:34 left in the first half on an unassisted goal. Watertown led 4-0 at halftime.

Watertown’s Christina Zouein battles in front of the Tewsbury net in Thursday’s State Tournament game at Victory Field.

Following the break, Tattrie scored her second 1:30 into the second half, on a pass from Loftus. Less than three minutes later, Loftus got a goal of her own, with Tattrie providing the assist.

The Raiders stopped attacking the Tewksbury goal after scoring their sixth goal. Meanwhile, Watertown goalie Lainey Andrade did not face any shots during the game, though she did come out of her net to clear a loose ball.

Watertown’s Taylor Lambo looks for a pass in front of the Tewksbury goal Thursday at Victory Field.

Watertown (17-1) moves onto the North Section quarterfinal against eighth-seeded Wayland (11-5-3). The Warriors beat Wakefield 2-1 on Wednesday. The quarterfinal will be played Saturday, Nov. 2, at Victory Field at 2:30 p.m.

Watertown’s Maggie Driscoll pursues the ball in the Raiders’ victory over Tewksbury in the State Tournament.

One thought on “Raiders Roll in First Round of Field Hockey State Tournament

  1. Congratulations Girls of Autumn . Now beat Wayland with 2 boys on their team. Show them how it’s done with all girls

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