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.

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.

Watertown Wrestling Program on the Rise in Time for State Tourney

Watertown High School wrestlers practice moves. The team has been one of the most successful teams in school history. In an otherwise quiet corner Watertown High School, 30-some students work up a sweat and turn the small room into a steam room while doing a workout that looks like it belongs in a Spartan Race and an Army bootcamp. “Most people would be done after that,” said WHS assistant wrestling coach Andrew Scopa. “They are just getting started.”

Watertown Field Hockey Coach to be Honored on Girl & Women in Sports Day

Watertown field hockey coach Eileen Donahue will receive an award at the Massachusetts Celebration of Girls and Women in Sports Day. Watertown High School field hockey coach Eileen Donahue will add to her growing list of accolades during the Massachusetts Celebration of Girls and Women in Sport Day. On Feb. 7, Donahue will be one of four women to receive the Massachusetts Women in Athletics Distinguished Service Award. The award will be presented at the annual event held at Faneuil Hall in Boston.

ICYMI: Watertown High Boy’s Hockey Profiled in Boston Globe

The Watertown boy’s hockey team looks to make the State Tournament for the second year in a row. Here, the Raiders celebrate after scoring in the Div. 3 North quarterfinal. Their improvement has been noticed by the Boston Globe. The Watertown High School boy’s hockey team has made big leaps in improvements since the varsity program was put on hold for a year in 2016-17, and the Boston Globe has taken notice.