Watertown Wrestler One of Top in New England, Basketball & Hockey Teams Hit the Road

Watertown junior Tessa Master, second from right, received her third place trophy at the New England Wrestling Championships. (Courtesy of Watertown Athletics)

Watertown’s Tessa Master reached new heights for a WHS wrestler on Saturday when she placed third at the New England Interscholastic Wrestling Championships. The junior’s run of tournament wins that started two weeks prior at the Div. 3 State Meet, continued through All-States, and to the the quarterfinals of the New England meet in Providence. Then she ran into one of the top athletes in the competition, said Watertown Wrestling Coach Kevin Russo.

2 Hat Tricks Lead Watertown Boys Hockey to Tourney Victory

Photo by Charlie BreitroseWatertown senior James Erickson scored a hat trick in the Raiders victory over St. Paul Diocesan. Here he celebrates scoring a hat trick against Dracut/Tynsboro in the Round of 16 State Tournament game in 2023. Two Raiders netted hat tricks to propel Watertown to a 7-4 State Tournament victory over St. Paul Diocesan on Wednesday afternoon.

Interview with WHS’s State Champ & Basketball, Hockey Tourney Brackets are Out!

Watertown junior Tessa Master won the MIAA All-State Championship on Saturday. (Photo by Franklin Tucker / The Belmontoninan)

Watertown’s Tessa Master made history Saturday by becoming the Raiders first wrestling All-State Champion. See what she had to say after her victory. And the postseason continues for WHS with the basketball and hockey teams preparing for action this week. Watertown Wrestling Coach Kevin Russo said Master has been committed to wrestling and to her team.

Watertown High School Athletes Gearing Up for State Tourney, Some Along Side Belmont Players

by Charlie BreitroseSenior Laura Biagiotti and the Raiders’ girls basketball team have had a successful season. Here she plays against Oakmont in the 2023 State Tournament. Watertown High School’s winter sports teams are all on track to make the State Tournament in 2024, and even one group that doesn’t have a team of its own will be playing in the post season. Girls Basketball

The Raiders girls basketball team, under first year head coach Michael Tempesta, has put together two four-game winning streaks on the way to a 10-4 record. Most recently Watertown defeated Stoneham 53-34 at Watertown Middle School (the Raiders home court during the construction of the new high school).

Gold Kings Victorious in First Ever Game in New Hockey League

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The Boston Gold Kings made a successful debut, defeating the Holyoke Papermen 6-3 on home ice at the John A. Ryan Arena in Watertown. Saturday night’s game was the first ever in the brand new Union Hockey League. The Gold Kings’ first goal was scored by Jarrod Fitzpatrick. The semi-pro team is made up of players with experience in the minor leagues, college, and juniors. The Gold Kings celebrated the first victory on social media saying:

“First win in the books for the Gold Kings in our home opener! @jarrod_fitzpatrick scores the first goal in BGK history.

Watertown’s Semi-Pro Hockey Team Features Former Pros, College Players and Even Rec League Skaters

Members of the Boston Gold Kings hit the ice at their home rink, John A. Ryan Arena in Watertown. The semi-pro team starts its first season on Jan. 6. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

For some, playing for the Boston Gold Kings is a second chance to keep their hockey career going, for others being on the semi-pro team based out of Watertown is the first time playing with an organized adult team, and it’s fun for all. The first game for the Boston Gold Kings will be at Ryan Arena on Saturday, Jan.

Skate with Watertown’s New Semi-Pro Hockey Team

Watertown will be home to one of the franchises in the new Union Hockey League (UHL), and the Boston Gold Kings invite the public to join them on the ice for a special event on Dec. 27 at 7:10 p.m.

The Gold Kings are one of 16 teams in the Union Hockey League a senior “A” semi-pro hockey league with squads in the Northeast and Midwest. They will play home games at John A. Ryan Arena in Watertown, with the first game on Jan. 6 at 8 p.m. vs. the Holyoke Papermen.

Watertown Boys Hockey Team Starts Season Wednesday, Girls in Co-op Team with Belmont

by Charlie BreitroseWatertown’s boys hockey team will look for another State Tourney run in 2023-24. Here, Maricio Souza skates up ice against Scituate in the 2023 State Semifinal. The Watertown High School boys hockey will seek another run deep into the tournament in the 2023-24 season, and the Raiders’ first game will be Wednesday, Dec. 13. Meanwhile, Watertown has joined forces on the ice with Belmont to put together a co-op girls hockey team.