Watertown Field Hockey Team Improves to 3-0, Featured in Boston Globe Story

Watertown’s Maggie Driscoll pursues the ball in the Raiders’ game against Tewksbury in 2019. The shortened fall season is underway for the Watertown High School field hockey team, and the Raiders have continued their winning ways. Monday, Watertown beat Melrose 5-0 and improved to 3-0 without allowing any goals. On Saturday, Watertown shut out Wakefield 5-0 in the second game of the year. Molly Driscoll leads the team with six goals, Ellie Monahan has four and Maggie Driscoll gas three goals, according to reports on the Watertown Athletics’ Twitter.

See the 2020 Watertown High School Fall Sports Schedules

The abbreviated fall high school sports, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, started this week when the Watertown High School golf team took on Wilmington, and other teams will be debuting this weekend. Six fall sports teams will be competing this year: boys and girls cross country, field hockey, boys and girls soccer and golf. Meanwhile, the football, volleyball, swimming and cheerleading teams will wait until “Fall II” which begins in February. Most of the teams will have 10 competitions. The boys and girls cross country teams will have five apiece.

Many Changes in Store for WHS Sports During COVID-19

Watertown High School’s field hockey team, and other sports, will soon start their fall season, but with several changes due to COVID-19. Weekend games, reduced schedules and very limited fans — these are just some of the changes in store for Watertown High School athletes this fall. Last week, the School Committee approved the plans for holding high school sports during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most Watertown High School fall sports teams will be getting ready for their season to begin in late September. Outdoor sports, except for football, will compete this fall.

High School Sports to Look Much Different During 2020-21

The Raiders celebrate a first quarter touchdown against Burlington at Victory Field. Many details remain up in the air for high school sports this school year, but some things are already clear: there will be no Thanksgiving Day football game and no field hockey state championship for Watertown this year. The COVID-19 pandemic will have a great impact on Massachusetts high school sports, particularly on the fall season, which will have no state tournaments in 2020 (tourneys in other seasons have not been decided yet). Also, the football season will be delayed until early 2021. The MIAA announced those and other details about high school sports last week.

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.

More than a Dozen Raiders Named Middlesex League All-Stars, 3 Got MVP Award

A baker’s dozen of Watertown High School athletes from five sports made the Middlesex League All-Star teams during the fall sports season, with three named MVP in their sport. Girls Cross Country: Lakshmi Thangaraj

Field Hockey: Emily Campbell, Ally Kennedy (MVP) and Aurise Tattrie (MVP)

Football: David Manoukian

Boys Golf: Dario Christie and Tim McCall

Boys Soccer: Devon Breen, Nicholas DiPace, Rodrigo Freitas (MVP), Gevork Karapetyan and Caiden Kiani

Two Watertown Players Names to Field Hockey All-Scholastic Team

Watertown Field Hockey players Aurise Tattrie (left) and Ally Kennedy made the Boston Globe’s All-Scholastic team. Here the pair signed their letters of intent to play in college. The Boston Globe named Watertown High School field hockey players Ally Kennedy and Aurise Tattrie to its All-Scholastic team. The pair added the honor to the list of other achievements this season. Tattrie and Kennedy were also named co-MVP of the Middlesex League Freedom Division.

Watertown Has Not Just 1, but 2 College All-America Field Hockey Players

Watertown’s Michaela Antonellis and Ally McCall both made college All-America field hockey teams this year. A pair of former Watertown High School field hockey teammates have gone on to success in college, and both have been named to the 2019 college All-America teams.

Michaela Antonellis and Ally McCall served as co-captains for the Raiders during their senior year, and now they both earned All-American status as college seniors. They also were part of the Watertown High School team that set the national record for longest consecutive unbeaten streak. Antonellis, who attends Stonehill College, made the NCAA Div. II All-America second team for both the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) and Synapse Sports All-America.