The Raiders saw plenty of action in state tournaments as well as the state track meet.
The Raiders won a thriller at Victory Field Thursday evening as Watertown won the Central/East Section Div. 3 quarter final 11-10 over Groton-Dunstable. Chris Sidler score the winning goal with just five seconds left, according to the Boston Herald. The fourth seeded Raiders (13-3) move on to the section semifinal on Monday, June 8 against the winner of Dover-Sherborn and Littleton. Girls Tennis
Watertown’s girls tennis team enjoyed one of its must successful seasons in many years, and made the North Section Div.
The Raiders girls lacrosse team made history Monday evening by getting its first ever MIAA tournament win. Watertown doubled up visiting Bishop Stang 12-6 in the first round game at Victory Field. The Raiders were lead by the scoring of Aurora Fidler who had five goals. Jenna McMahon got a hat trick with three goals in the game. Watertown moves on and now will visit Dover-Sherborn on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the East Section Div.
The first day of spring has arrived and the mounds and mounds of winter are finally shrinking. Evidence of grass emerges in spotty areas around the apartments at the Coolidge School. Sullivan Park is still crusted with white but soon the field will be ready to take on the all American game of baseball. Spring training had already begun and opening day is around the corner. Here in Watertown we wait for the season to begin.
The Raiders’ spring sports squads took on some of the best in the state this week in state tournaments and state meets.
Track & Field
Several Raiders track and field athletes competed in the Eastern Div. 4 Outdoor Championships at Dufree High School in Fall River. The Raiders’ boys team won a relay and the pentathlon, and got a pair of second places in individual events. Junior Brian DallaCosta won the pentathlon event with 2609 points. The 4 x 400 meter relay got first place with a time of 3:33.73.