Watertown’s girls basketball team got back on track after suffering its first loss of the year.
The Raiders went to Stoneham on Tuesday and won 57-27, with Katelyn Rourke and Nicole Lanzo scoring a combined 33 points.
Friday night, Watertown came home and defeated Wilmington 58-37. The Raiders are now 7-1 and 6-0 in the Middlesex League.
The Raiders had a mixed start to the New Year, which ended on a very positive note. The Raiders fell in a home game to Waltham 48-44 on Jan. 4.
Watertown then beat Stoneham 45-40 in a road game, before returning home where the Raiders pounded Wilmington 75-28. Watertown improved to 3-4 on the year and 3-3 in the Middlesex League.
Hockey Teams Struggle
The Raiders boys and girls hockey teams had a tough week. First both teams were shutout by Burlington on Jan. 2 – the boys 4-0 and the girls 5-0.
The boys took on Stoneham on Wednesday, falling 2-0 in the away contest. The girls also lost to the Spartans, 1-0.
Finally, the boys lost to Wilmington 3-0 on Saturday on the road, while the girls struck for a 5-4 win at home. The team had not score before that game.
The boys are now 2-6 on the season and 0-4 in the Middlesex League. The girls are now 1-5 overall and in league play.
Watertown amateur boxer Justin Logue lost a 3-2 decision to Roslindale’s Anthony DeSalvo in the novice class preliminary round of the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship at Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Logue trains at Boston Boxing.
More Golden Gloves action will take place on Friday, Jan. 15 in Lowell. A special offer to celebrate the 70th edition of the Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship is available to purchase: $70 season ticket (8 remaining events) in the balcony. To purchase call the Lowell Memorial Auditorium box office at 1-866=722-8881 or order online at www.LowellMemorialAuditorium.