Watertown Field Hockey, Boy’s Soccer Teams Earn State Tourney Berths

Charlie BreitroseWatertown High School’s field hockey team will host the first round of the MIAA Div. 3 State Tournament on Sunday. Pictured, junior Maggie Driscoll shoots against Melrose. The Watertown High School field hockey team will kick off its state tournament at home, while the boy’s soccer team will head on the road for to open the tournament. Field Hockey

The undefeated Raiders (18-0) are seeded second in the MIAA Div.

See the Watertown Athletes Who Made the Middlesex League All-Stars

Eleven Watertown High School athletes from five teams made the Middlesex All-Stars during the 2020 Fall Season. Teams played shortened seasons this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and three fall sports — football, girls volleyball and girls swimming — were postponed. Girls Cross Country: Anna Lonergan

Field Hockey: Margaret Driscoll, Molly Driscoll, Elizabeth Loftus and Taylor Lambo

Golf: Nicolas Oteri

Boys Soccer: Nicholas Dipace, Caiden Kiani and Kenan Canca

Girls Soccer: Amanda Cosco and Jenna Petrie

Football and girls volleyball will be held during the MIAA’s Fall II Season, due to begin in February. Watertown school officials decided to not hold swimming this year because the program is a coop one with Arlington, which would have required students from both schools mixing each day, according to an Athletics Subcommittee report at the Watertown School Committee. Athletes can register now for the Winter Season, which includes boys and girls basketball and boys and girls hockey.

Three Watertown Soccer Players Make All-Stars, One Garners Eastern Mass Honors

Watertown senior Nick DiPace made the Middlesex Boys Soccer All-Stars and the Eastern Mass. All-Star team. The Middlesex League boys soccer teams featured some of the top high school players in the State, and three Watertown Raiders made the All-Star list plus one also received Eastern Massachusetts honors. Watertown seniors Nicholas DiPace, Caiden Kiana and Kenan Canca made the 2020 Middlesex League Small School All-Star team. The Raiders finished 4-3-1 in the season that was shortened due to COVID-19.

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.