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.

Three Watertown Wrestlers Moving on After Successful Sectional Meet

Wrestlers get pointers from WHS Wrestling Coach Kevin Russo at a recent practice. The Watertown High School wrestlers hung with some of the best in the region at the MIAA Div. 3 Central Sectional Meet, with two wrestlers taking third place, and three qualifying for the Divisional Meet. Watertown finished sixth overall with 115 points at the meet at Holliston High School on Saturday. Wayland won with 248.5 points.

Comeback Falls Short for Watertown Boys Soccer Team

Watertown’s Caiden Kiani battles for the ball in the Lynnfield penalty box in the North Section semifinal on Monday. DANVERS — The Raiders’ topsy turvy 2019 state tournament came to an end Monday when the Watertown High School boys soccer team’s comeback bid fell short against Lynnfield in the Div. 3 North Section Semifinal. The Raiders came from behind to beat Weston in the first round of the tournament to win in overtime, and in the section quarterfinal against Dracut they needed overtime again to advance. During Monday’s game at St.

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 Field Hockey Gets Top Seed in State Tournament

Senior Ally Kennedy and the Watertown field hockey team start the state tournament on Halloween. The Watertown High School field hockey team will begin its quest on Halloween to retake the state title that it had owned for nearly a decade before losing in the state semifinal in 2018. The Raiders finished the regular season 16-1, and won the Middlesex League Freedom Division. On Thursday, Watertown will host Tewksbury (7-11) in the first round of the Div. 2 North tournament.

Watertown Boys Hockey, Dracut/Tyngsboro Fight to the Final Buzzer in the North Quarterfinal

The Raiders celebrate after senior Brett Sutherland tied the score in the first period of the Div. 3 North quarterfinal on Saturday. Watertown fell 3-2 to Dracut/Tyngsboro. BILLERICA — The Raiders battled to the final buzzer, but the Watertown High School boys hockey team could not find the back of the net for a third time, Saturday, and fell 3-2 to Dracut/Tyngsboro in the MIAA Div. 3 North quarterfinal.