Watertown senior Alex Egan was named to the Boston Globe’s All-Scholastic boys soccer team. Watertown senior Alex Egan wrapped up his high school soccer career by being named to the Boston Globe’s All-Scholastic team. Egan’s seven goals and 15 assists helped the Raiders win their first outright Middlesex League title. He finished his career with 17 goals and 18 assists. He was also named the Middlesex League Freedom’s Most Valuable Player.
Watertown High School seniors Gabby Venezia, left, and Olivia Lampasona made the All-Scholastic Teams named by the Boston Globe and Boston Herald. A pair of Watertown High School field hockey players made the All-Scholastic teams as named by the Boston Globe and Boston Herald. Seniors Gabby Venezia and Olivia Lampasona made the prestigious team named by Boston’s two major papers.
Venezia scored 22 goals for the Raiders and added 10 assists. The midfielder was named the Middlesex League’s Most Valuable Player and made the Middlesex League All-Stars for the second straight year. She will be playing in college next year at Holy Cross.
After stellar winter seasons two Watertown High School athletes made Boston area All-Scholastic teams, one in basketball and one in track. Senior John Korte led Watertown to its third State Championship in March. The center finished with 1,337 points in his career with the Raiders and averaged 21 points and 10 rebounds a game. He was named to both the Boston Globe’s boys basketball All-Scholastic team and the Boston Herald’s All-Scholastic team. Korte also was named the Most Valuable Player of the Middlesex League Freedom Division for the second straight year. He is an honor role student and plans to do a postgraduate year, during which he will play basketball, before heading to college.
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 Watertown High School field hockey team grabbed three spots on the 2016 Boston Herald’s All-Scholastic team.
Watertown senior Kourtney Kennedy and her sister Jonna, a junior, made Herald team, along with junior Sydney Poulin. The Kennedy sisters also made the Boston Globe’s All-Scholastic team. Kourtney will graduate with four state titles and no loses during her four years as a Raider. She scored the game winner in this year’s State Final against Oakmont. Next year she will play at UConn.
Just a junior, Watertown High School center Shannon Murphy has earned her second All-Scholastic honor this year, as she made the top team of Boston area high schoolers for both the Boston Globe and Boston Herald.
Murphy and the Raiders fought all the way to the State Final this year before falling to Longmeadow in Springfield. Murphy also made the Middlesex League All-Stars. Verbally committed to play at Holy Cross, Murphy will be back at WHS for one more year. This year she averaged 10 points and 8 rebounds, according to the Globe. The Herald noted that Murphy and a core of seniors helped Watertown’s girls basketball team win its first ever Eastern Mass.
The Boston Globe named Watertown’s Kourtney Kennedy the Div. 2 field hockey player of the year.
The junior has scored 69 goals and added 66 assists in her career, and helped the Raiders capture their seventh-straight State Championship and set the national record for consecutive games unbeaten (now 160). She has already committed to play field hockey at UConn. The Globe also named senior Ally McCall to their All-Scholastics list. The University of Vermont-bound player ended her career with 29 goals and 21 assists.
The Boston Herald named five Watertown High School athletes to its All-Scholastic teams in football, field hockey and soccer. Raiders’ quarterback Nick Giordano made the Herald’s football All-Scholastic team, named Sunday. He helped lead Watertown to its first Middlesex League title since 1983 and a 9-2 record, including a second straight playoff birth and a win over Belmont. Giordano threw for 1,110 yards and 11 touchdowns, and ran for 850 yards and eight TDs, according to the Herald. In his Watertown career he had more than 3,500 yards of offense and 41 touchdowns.