Watertown Hockey Blows Past Dracut, Books Trip to the Cape for State Quarterfinal

Charlie BreitroseWatertown junior James Erickson celebrates scoring a hat trick against Dracut/Tynsboro in the Round of 16 State Tournament game. Having survived a double overtime in the first round of the MIAA Div. 3 State Tournament, the Watertown High School boys hockey team skated to a relatively easy victory Saturday night, putting half a dozen goals on the scoreboard against Dracut/Tyngsboro. The Raiders won the Round of 16 game 6-2 at John A. Ryan Arena. Watertown Coach John Vlachos was confident his players would be ready.

Raiders Boys Hockey Triumphs in 2 Overtimes in State Tournament

Charlie BreitroseWatertown’s boys hockey team celebrates the double-overtime winning goal against Southeastern Regional Vocational Tech in the State Tournament. Watertown High School’s boys hockey players piled onto each other after the Raiders scored the winning goal in a dramatic double overtime victory in the MIAA Div. 3 State Tournament Round of 32 game. Watertown defeated the visitors from Southeastern Regional Vocational Tech, 3-2 on Wednesday night at John A. Ryan Arena. Charlie BreitroseWatertown took a 2-0 lead in the second period of the State Tournament game with Jack Dickie’s goal.

Watertown Boys Basketball’s Comeback Falls Short in State Tourney

Charlie BreitroseWatertown senior Ben Kullman dives for a loose ball in the State Tournament game against Rockland. Down 10 poinst late, the Watertown High School boys basketball team had a chance to reduce the deficit to two in the waning moments of the State Tournament game Wednesday night, but the Raiders fell to Rockland, 50-42. Charlie BreitroseWatertown junior Jeffrey Kerbin shoots against Rockland. He scored 11 points for the Raiders. The first half of the MIAA Div.

State Tourney: Watertown Boys Hockey Highly Seeded; Girls & Boys Hoops Get Home Games

Charlie BreitroseThe Raiders had strong support from its fans at the TD Garden in the 2022 State Final. This year the Raiders are the fifth seed. Watertown High School’s boys hockey team will seek a second straight trip to the Garden as the fifth seed in the MIAA Div. 3 State Tournament. The girls and boys basketball teams will host a home game in the State Tourney.

WHS Sports: Heartbreaking End for Girls Track, Girls Hoops Looking for Home Tourney Game

Charlie BreitroseSophomore Elsa Ryan raced in the 600 meters and was part of the 4 x 800 relay. BOSTON — Celebration turned to consternation for Watertown High School’s girls track team on Thursday night. The 4 x 800 relay team crossed the line in second place at the MIAA Div. 5 Indoor Track Championships, but minutes later the Raiders were informed they had been disqualified. Charlie BreitroseThe Watertown girls 4 x 800 relay team celebrates after finishing second at the MIAA Div.

WHS Sports: Hockey Team Hot, Big Comeback by Boys Hoops, Runners on Right Track

Charlie BreitroseThe Watertown boys hockey seeks another trip to the Final Four and the Final at the TD Garden after finishing runner-up in 2022. The 2022-23 season has been a hot and cold one for the Watertown High School boys hockey. The Raiders appear to be heating up in the latter half of the season as they look to return to the Garden for a second straight state final. The Raiders started the season winning four of their first seven games, and tying one. Then Watertown dropped four of six, and added another tie.

4 Watertown Athletes Garner Boston Globe All-Scholastic Honors

Charlie BreitroseWatertown senior co-captain Maggie Driscoll shoots the ball in the 2022 State Final. Driscoll was named the Div. 3 Player of the Year by the Boston Globe. The Fall season had many highlights for Watertown High School teams — including a state championship and a rivalry victory at Fenway Park. For their role in the successful season, four Raiders received All-Scholastic honors from the Boston Globe.

Nearly 2 Dozen Watertown Athletes Named League All-Stars

Natalie Nigito PhotographySenior running back Billy McHugh was one of the Watertown High School athletes named Middlesex All-Stars. The Watertown Public Schools announced that 23 Watertown Raiders athletes have been recognized by the Middlesex League as All-Stars for the Fall 2022 sports season. See the announcement below:

The state champion Raiders field hockey team saw five players pick up honors. Senior co-captains Lizzie Loftus and Maggie Driscoll were named to the All-Conference team and were crowned Co-MVPs of the Freedom Division. Junior Molly Driscoll also earned All-Conference honors.