Watertown Girls Battles Tough Newburyport in Basketball Tourney

Watertown senior Lily Lambo scored 14 for the Raiders against Newburyport in the State Tournament. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

WALTHAM — The State Tournament run for the Watertown girls basketball team ended Tuesday night after running into a team that had already beaten a higher seed in the MIAA Div. 3 Tournament. Newburyport, the 27th seed, made a second half run to defeat the 11th-seeded Raiders 56-48 in a game played at Waltham High School. Senior Emma Garapetian dribbles in the Sweet 16 tournament game against Newburyport.

Late Surge Powers Watertown Boys Basketball Past Shawsheen in State Tourney

Watertown junior Aiden Didovic celebrates during the Raiders’ State Tourney victory over Shawsheen Tech on Saturday. He led the Raiders in scoring in scoring. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

Watertown High School’s boys basketball team kept its cool down the stretch and defeated Shawsheen Tech 53-45 Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 of the MIAA Div. 3 Tournament. The 14th-seeded Raiders (14-7) jumped out to a big first quarter lead, but the Rams fought back to bring the lead to just 1 point with 26 seconds left in the game and had a chance to take the lead.

Watertown Girls Basketball Cruises in Second Half to Grab State Tournament Win

Watertown senior captain Lily Lambo lead the Raiders in scoring in the Round of 32 State Tournament victory over Old Rochester on Friday. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

The Watertown High School girls basketball team pulled away in the second half to cruise to a State Tournament victory, but the game abruptly ended with 37.6 seconds left when a referee collapsed and required medical attention. The referee was conscious when he was take to hospital in an ambulance after being treated by Watertown Police officers and others in attendance at the Watertown Middle School Gym. UPDATE: The Boston Herald reported that the referee later died en route to the hospital. The 11th-seeded Raiders won 47-28, but their opponent in the MIAA Div.

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 Wrestler Wins All-State Championship

Watertown junior won the All-State Championship on Saturday. (Courtesy of Watertown Athletics)

Watertown junior Tessa Master made history Saturday, winning an All-State title and moving on to the New England Championships. A week after winning the MIAA Div. 3 title in the 152 pound division, Master shut out her first two opponents in the All-State Meet and pinned Nadia Lebron of Salem in the final to take the title. Through the season, Master wrestled mostly against boys as part of the Raiders’ wrestling squad.

Watertown Wrestlers Make History, Hope to Add to Story This Weekend

Watertown wrestlers Tommy Dicker (front in grey), Brady Gleason (in black), and Tessa Master (back) are preparing for the Div. 3 State Meet this weekend. Gleason and Dicker won their bracket in the Sectional Meet. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

Last weekend, not just one, but two Watertown High School wrestlers — senior Tommy Dicker and junior Brady Gleason — won their division at the MIAA Div. 3 Sectional meet.

Watertown Field Hockey Team Withstands Newburyport Comeback to Win Thrilling State Final

Watertown senior Molly Driscoll and the Raiders celebrate with the 2023 MIAA Div. 3 Field Hockey Championship Trophy. (Photo by Charlie Breitrose)

WORCESTER — Sometimes a moment leaves you grasping for words, unable to form full sentences. Several feelings flowing all at once — triumph, exhilaration, pride, a sense of relief, and pure joy. All you can do is just scream and give the nearest person a big hug.