Wednesday, September 26, 2012
A daily wrap-up of Tewksbury High athletics.
Field Hockey Chelmsford 2, Tewksbury 0 Offense continues to be the big problem for the Tewksbury High field hockey team. The Redmen dropped to 2-2-2 on the season after a 2-0 loss to Chelmsford High (6-1-0) in an MVC showdown. Goalie Riley Ryan had another strong game in net for Tewksbury with 12 saves. Girls Soccer Tewksbury 1, Dracut 1 The Tewksbury High girls' soccer team picked up a much-needed point with a 1-1 tie against Dracut High. Kelly Quigley provided the offense for the Redmen with their lone goal. The assist went to Olivia Gallella. Keeper Rebecca Davies turned aside six shots in net for Tewksbury. With the tie, Tewksbury's record moved to 2-5-1 on the season.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Field hockey team sees unbeaten streak come to an end.
Golf Tewksbury 15.5, Chelmsford 3.5 (Editor's note: This information was provided by TMHS golf Coach Jim Sullivan.) Group 11. Tyler Slavin (Sr.) vs. Eddie Lou (Chelmsford) Win 1 Down2. Jeff Giasullo (Jr.) Win 2 Up vs. Jake Ahern (Chelmsford) Tyler Slavin fought very hard in this match finding himself 2 down thru six holes but then battled back to win holes 7 and 8 to tie that match up heading to the night tee. When the dust had cleared on the ninth hole Chelmsford's Eddie Lou won the hole pulled out a 1 up individual win earning 2 points for Chelmsford. Tewksbury's Jeff Giasullo had a great match that was even though the first six holes and then Jeff won hole number 7 with a par to go 1 up in the match. After just leaving a birdie put…
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Golf team picks up a huge road win against Lowell High.
Girls Volleyball Chelmsford 3, Tewksbury 1 The Tewksbury High volleyball team gave MVC rival Chelmsford all it could handle before running out of steam and falling, three sets to one. After dropping the first set, 27-25, the Redmen rallied to take Set 2, 25-21. Pivotal set 3 was a back-and-forth tossup before the Lions pulled out a 26-24 win. With momentum on their side, Chelmsford rolled to a 25-15 win in Set 4 to take the match. Field Hockey Tewksbury 1, Methuen 0 The Redmen stayed unbeaten and senior goalie Riley Ryan kept her shutout streak rolling with a 1-0 MVC win over Methuen. Ryan turned aside 10 shots to help Tewksbury improve to 2-0-2. Nicole DePierro played an outstanding defensive game. Haley Golini netter the game-winning …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Chaet leads girls soccer team to victory with two goals.
Boys Cross Country Tewksbury 18, Haverhill 43 The Tewksbury High cross country coaches feel their boys team is primed to make some noise at the state level this year and the Redmen's opening meet did nothing to change that mindset. Tewksbury romped past Haverhill High, 18-43 on Wednesday in Haverhill. Tewksbury's Corey Thomas and Brian Amaral ran away from the field and took the top two spots, covering the 2.9-mile course in 16:11 and 16:12, respectively. Nick Souza took fourth place for the Redmen in 17:05, followed by teammates Joey Darrigo (17:14) and Mike Famiglietti (17:17). Girls Cross Country Haverhill 17, Tewksbury 43 The Tewksbury high girls cross country team stumbled in its first meet of the year, falling to Haverhill, 17-43, on…
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Tewksbury High sports roundup.
The Tewksbury High field hockey team was dominated in every facet of its game against North Andover ... except the scoreboard. Thanks to a brilliant 17-save effort by goalie Riley Ryan, the Redmen were able to salvage a 0-0 tie. Tewksbury was never able to muster an offensive attack, failing to put a shot on goal or even take a penalty corner. Hayley Sutherland, Taylor Lirakis, Nicole DePierro and Abby Donaghue played well defensively for the Redmen, who are now 0-0-2 on the young season. Golf Billerica 19.5, Tewksbury 0.5 Anyone who has played the game of gold knows that sometimes you get the bear and sometimes the bear gets you. On Monday, the bear, in the form of of Billerica High, took a bite out of Tewksbury, 19.5-0.5. With the loss, …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Bits of knowledge to help you be the smartest person in the coffee shop.
Here are five pieces of information designed to get your week off to a flying start and to help make you the smartest person in your carpool. 1. Your 3-Day Local Weather Forecast: According to the NWS, today will be partly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 8 to 16 mph. 2. Quote of the Day: "As talented as (Eddie) is, he's also a great kid. And he is as hard of a worker as there is on this team." Tewksbury High football Coach Brian Aylward, talking about senior Eddie Matovu, who returned the opening kickoff of the season for a touchdown in the Redmen's 15-12 loss to Lincoln-Sudbury. 3. Reader Comment of the Day: "We just got back from the tour at the "new" High School. The place is wonderful! The turn out when we were there at 11:00 …
Friday, November 4, 2011
Tewksbury is knocked out of the MIAA tournament by Wayland. Redmen lose 2-1 on penalty strokes.
The final moments of the 2011 _Tewksbury High field hockey _season were as exciting and nerve-wracking as high school sports can get. Unfortunately for Tewksbury, they were just as disappointing. The seventh-seeded Redmen were eliminated from the MIAA Division 2 North Sectional Tournament in the cruelest of fashions Thursday, losing to Wayland, 2-1, on penalty strokes after two scoreless overtime periods. "It was a tough one," said TMHS coach Pat Ryser afterward. "We had a ton of opportunities to pull it out and we just didn’t. It really was intense. It really was a great game. They played their hearts out, they really did. I can't fault any of them, really." Tewksbury came into the game as the No. 7 seed in the bracket with a 12-4-2 …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Field hockey hosts Wayland Thursday at 2:30; volleyballers get first round bye.
Tourney time is officially upon us as the Tewksbury High field hockey team will kick off local MIAA state tournament action Thursday afternoon at Strong Field against Wayland. The field hockey game was originally supposed to be played Wednesday, but poor field conditions due to the recent snow storm left the field in unplayable condition. After a day of drying out, the teams will try again Thursday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. Wayland finished second in the Dual County League's Division 2 standings with a 10-4-2 overall record this fall. The Warriors are seeded 10th in the MIAA Division 2 North Sectional bracket. Tewksbury finished 12-4-2 overall, good for third place in the Merrimack Valley Conference Division standings. The Redmen are playing …
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Redmen roll into state tournament with 12-4-2 record; girls soccer team continues to stumble.
Talk about peaking at the right time. Tewksbury High field hockey coach Pat Ryser couldn't ask for anything more out of her high-rolling Redmen as they completed a flawless run of six victories in eight days with a 3-0 whitewashing of Lowell High Friday afternoon at Cawley Stadium. Senior midfielder Sheri Liggiero continued to play some of the finest field hockey in the Merrimack Valley Conference, scoring two goals for the second straight game to lead the Redmen to their sixth straight win. "Sheri was on fire once again," Ryser said. "When she's on (artificial) turf she's practically unstoppable with her speed and her stick work. We're really coming together as a team lately. We're on a roll." Sophomore Hayley Sutherland assisted on both …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
TMHS Field Hockey team beats Methuen, 4-2; Volleyballers blank Lawrence, 3-0
It's not like Sheri Liggiero doesn't approach every game with a boat-load of energy and enthusiasm. The senior captain's non-stop hustle has been one of the biggest reasons behind the Tewksbury High field hockey team's impressive run of success this fall. But on Wednesday afternoon, the combination of playing in her last home game and dedicating the game to the memory of former teammate Meghan McCarthy turned Liggiero into a man on a mission. "It was my last home game, it was senior day and it was our "Play For A Cure" game so I really wanted to score," said Liggiero, who put two goals past the Methuen netminder in the game's first 14 minutes and sparked the TMHS field hockey team to a 4-2 win over the visiting Rangers. "I wanted to score …