WHS Sports: Football Wins 2nd Straight; Field Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball & Cross Country in Post Season

Watertown senior Molly Driscoll and the Raiders will play in the State Semifinal on Wednesday. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

The Watertown High School football team has rediscovered its winning ways, defeating Arlington Catholic this week 33-7. The Raiders won their opening game before dropping seven straight. A week ago, Watertown defeated Greater Lowell 30-24 in a non-playoff, non-league game. Thursday Watertown made it two straight.

Watertown Lifts Final Four Field Hockey Trophy After Defeating Dennis-Yarmouth

Senior Molly Driscoll raises the Final Four trophy after Watertown defeated Dennis-Yarmouth 7-0 Friday. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

Dennis-Yarmouth held Watertown off the board for nearly five minutes in the MIAA Div. 3 Field Hockey Quarterfinal, but goals just seconds apart gave the Raiders the lead on the way to a 7-0 win. Junior Caroline Andrade scored the first goal for the Raiders against Dennis-Yarmouth in the State Tournament. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

Senior Molly Driscoll received the Final Four trophy after the game and scored three goals in her last game at Victory Field.

Watertown Field Hockey Rolls in Tourney Win Over Marlborough

Watertown teammates congratulate junior Nola MacKenzie after she scored against Marlborough in the Round of 32 State Tournament game. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

Two Raiders got a pair of goals apiece before halftime to lead the Watertown High School field hockey team to a 7-0 win over Marlborough in the Round of 32 game at Victory Field Saturday morning. In the first action in the MIAA Div. 3 tournament, Watertown got two goals from junior Nola MacKenzie, and senior Molly Driscoll also struck twice. Watertown senior Molly Driscoll pushes the ball upfield against Marlborough.

UPDATED: Three Watertown High School Teams Heading to the State Tourney, Other Athletes Competing in the Postseason

The Watertown field hockey team seeks a third straight State Championship in 2023, after setting a new national record for consecutive shutouts. (Courtesy of Watertown Field Hockey)

While the Watertown High School field hockey team has made headlines with a national record setting effort and an undefeated record, two other teams made the MIAA state tournament, and other individual Raiders are competing at the State Level. Volleyball

Watertown’s girls volleyball team finished 7-15 and made the State Tournament for the second time ever. The Raiders are ranked 31st in the MIAA Div. 3 State Tournament and be the home team in a preliminary round game against St.

Youth Hockey Players Can Enter to Participate in Boston Bruins Foundation Clinic

Watertown Recreation Director Peter Centola announced that young hockey players can enter to be part of a hockey clinic put on by the Boston Bruins Foundation. The following announcement was provided by the Watertown Recreation Department:

On behalf of the City of Watertown, the Watertown Department of Recreation, and the Boston Bruins Foundation, it is my privilege to formally invite you to our Court Dedication Ceremony at PFC Richard Moxley Field. This event will take place on Wednesday, October 25 at 4 p.m. at 31 Westminster Ave in Watertown. As part of this Dedication and Celebration, there will be a hockey clinic offered by the Boston Bruins Foundation. The Watertown Recreation Department are looking for 30 participants who love hockey, ages 8, 9, 10 and 11 and will be able to make a commitment on October 25 from 3:30 to 5:30.

Watertown Field Hockey Setting Records & Making Headlines

The Watertown field hockey team set a new national record for consecutive shutouts. (Courtesy of Watertown Field Hockey)

Add another one to the record book for the Watertown High School field hockey team. On Thursday night, the Raiders defeated Melrose 7-0, securing the 33rd straight shutout. That sets the national record for most games without allowing a goal. “Congratulations to our team breaking the High School National Field Hockey record by going 33 games without allowing a goal.

Former Watertown Hockey Player Named Coach of Prep School

Mike Busconi

Watertown High School graduate Mike Busconi will take the helm at The Winchendon School as the prep school’s head hockey coach. Busconi played for Watertown High School and served two years as captain. He made the Middlesex League All-Star team in 2012. After WHS, he attended The Winchendon School for a Post-Graduate year. “Super excited about it to be back,” Busconi told the New England Hockey Journal.