Nine Watertown High School Athletes Named Winter Middlesex League All-Stars

A belated look at the Watertown High School students who stood out during the winter season. Nine Raiders were selected as Middlesex League All-Stars. Boys Basketball: Devon Breen and Gevork Karapetyan

Girls Basketball: Taylor Lambo

Girls Ice Hockey: Elizabeth Loftus and Margaret Driscoll

Wrestling: Jason Santos and Leah Knipper-Davis

Indoor Track: Kai Landry and Rose Muldrew

Note: the boys ice hockey team did not play in the Middlesex League this year.

WHS Girls Basketball Seniors Helped Rebuild the Program

The five graduating seniors on the Watertown High School girls basketball team, from left, Ashley Shaughnessey, Milagros Ortiz, Brianna Williams, Brittany Catsoulis and Annabella Beck. The season ended miles from home for the Watertown High School girls basketball team when they fell at Amesbury in the State Tourney, and suddenly a long journey they had taken together ended. But the four year trek was a successful one. WHS girls basketball head coach Patrick Ferdinand said the end of the season is always hard, and this year’s group of five seniors helped reestablish Watertown as a team to reckon with. When they were sophomores, Watertown only won one game, but they not only qualified for the tournament in their junior and senior years, but won a game each year.

Watertown Exits Tournament After Frantic Comeback Falls Short

Watertown senior Devon Breen battles two Hamilton-Wenham defenders in the MIAA Div. 3 North Section quarterfinal. A huge second-half comeback fell just short for the Watertown boys basketball team, and the Raiders lost at home to Hamilton-Wenham, 45-41, Sunday afternoon. The fourth-seeded Watertown (16-6) faced a 12 point halftime deficit in the MIAA Div. 3 North Section Quarterfinal against the fifth-seeded Generals.

WHS Sports: Girls Hoops Faces Tough Tourney Team, Cheerleaders Competing

Watertown sophomore Taylor Lambo led the Raiders in scoring against Amesbury. Here she dribbles against Boston Latin Academy in the first round of the tournament. The State Tournament run ended for one Watertown High School squad Friday night, as others prepare for their next game. Even the cheerleading squad will be competing this weekend. Girls Basketball

The Raiders made the long trip to Amesbury Friday night, and had a good start, but ended up losing 49-31 to the second seed in the Div.

Watertown Boys Basketball Team Advances in Tourney, Gives Coach His 400th Win

Watertown sophomore Adam Patterson attacks the basket against Saugus in the Div. 3 North first round game. He led the Raiders with 16 points. The Raiders rode the hot shooting of a sophomore forward to defeat Saugus 56-45 in the first round of the MIAA Div. 3 North boys basketball tournament Tuesday night and, as a bonus, gave Watertown head coach Steve Harrington his 400th career victory.

Watertown Girls Basketball Stays Cool, Wins Road Tourney Game

Watertown sophomore Taylor Lambo drives against Boston Latin Academy’s Fiona Mannion in the Div. 3 North first round tournament game. Watertown Coach Pat Ferdinand watches from the sideline. BOSTON — The Raiders faced a talented Boston Latin Academy team, but Watertown girls basketball coach Pat Ferdinand said that his team remained cool under pressure and pulled away for the 46-36 win. The MIAA Div.

2 Watertown Basketball Teams, 1 Hockey Team Earn State Tourney Bids

Watertown senior guard Gevork Karapetyan and the Raiders got the fourth seed in the Div. 3 North Section tournament and will host a first round game. Watertown High School will have three teams in the state tournament brackets this winter, with both the boys and girls basketball teams along with the boys hockey team being seeded by the MIAA state committee on Friday. The Raiders boys basketball team took the highest seed, slotting in fourth in the Div. 3 North Section bracket.

Watertown Boys Basketball Team Looks for Good State Tourney Run, Give Coach Milestone Win

Watertown senior guard Gevork Karapetyan handles the ball against Winchester Tuesday night. Despite losing the regular season finale, the Watertown High School boys basketball team looks poised for the State Tournament. Before the 68-42 loss to Winchester Tuesday night, the Raiders had a nine game winning streak. Watertown ended the regular season with a record of 15-6, and Head Coach Steve Harrington expects the Raiders to get a three or four seed in the MIAA Div. 3 North tournament. 

“We will get a home game and hopefully we’ll win and get a second game,” Harrington said.