Watertown Cheerleaders Qualify for State Championships

Watertown High School’s cheerleading team took second place in the Div. 4 North Regionals and qualified for States. Watertown High School’s cheerleaders reached heights that few squads from town have in the past, qualifying for the Winter Cheerleading State Championship. The team had two straight successful competitions and had hoped to continue that momentum with another award-winning performance at States, but on Thursday the MSAA announced the State Championships in Worcester have been cancelled. Two weeks ago, the Raiders took first place at the Shawsheen Invitational two weeks ago, and then finished in second place at the Div.

Late Swampscott Goal Sinks Watertown’s Hopes in the Hockey State Tourney

Watertown tried to tie the Div. 3 North quarterfinal after a late goal gave Swampscott the lead. STONEHAM — The season came to an abrupt halt for the Watertown High School boys hockey team Monday night when Swampscott scored a goal to go ahead in the final minute of the MIAA Div. 3 North quarterfinal and win 2-1. The teams battled the game at Stoneham Arena, and both had chances, but few found the back of the net.

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 Hockey Beats Rockport to Book Trip to North Quarterfinals

Watertown senior Keith Ricci celebrates the first of two goals he scored in the state tournament game against Rockport/Manchester-Essex. WOBURN — Watertown’s boys hockey team struck once in each period and held Rockport/Manchester-Essex scoreless until late in MIAA Div. 3 North first round game to claim the 3-1 victory, Thursday night. Watertown senior forward Keith Ricci lead the fifth-seeded Raiders with two goals. The victory moves the Raiders to the North quarterfinals, the round where they exited the tournament last year in an overtime loss to Dracut/Tyngsboro.

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.

WHS Sports: Wrestlers & Track Compete in State Meets, Girls Hockey End Strong

The winter sports season headed to the postseason, and Watertown had several teams competing in state competitions. Trio of Wrestlers Compete at Divisional Meet

After a successful Div. 3 Central Section meet, Watertown sent several wrestlers to the Div. 3 Meet in Wayland. Junior Davtyan went 1-2 in the meet in the 145 pound class, winning the first consolation bracket match with a pin after falling in the first round match.