Friday, May 24, 2013
The MIAA released its postseason brackets on Thursday, and Tewksbury High School snagged the No. 16 seed.
The Tewksbury High School girls lacrosse season will go on for at least one more game. Following a 5-10 regular season, the Redmen earned a spot in the North Division 2 postseason, snagging the No. 16 seed in the tournament. On Thursday, the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association announced its postseason pairings, and Tewksbury learned that it will face off with Winchester in a first round match up. The game, which is set for Tuesday at 4 p.m., provides the locals with a chance to pull a major upset. Winchester enters the playoffs at 16-3-1, good for the top seed in the bracket. Whichever team wins the opening round game will take on either Hamilton-Wenham or Austin Prep in the quarterfinal round. Tewksbury has been playing …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Softball team loses a heartbreaker to Concord-Carlisle.
Softball Concord-Carlisle 2, Tewksbury 1 In a battle between top softball teams, one swing of the bat can often make the difference. Such was the case in Concord-Carlisle's 2-1 win over Tewksbury. The Redmen held a 1-0 lead entering the fifth inning, with Shannon McLaughlin locked in a duel with CC's Galen Kerr. But the Patriots turned the tables in the fifth on a two-run triple by Angela DeBruzzi. The Redmen managed five hits against Kerr but couldn't get the tying run. Tiffanie Marsh scored Tewksbury's lone run. Girls Tennis Central Catholic 4, Tewksbury 1 Kylie Sedgwick, playing her first match as No. 1 singles, scored the lone victory for the Redmen. Sedgwick rallied to outlast CC's Alexa Glover in three sets, 2-6, 6-2, 7-6. Laurin …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Chotkowski tosses two-hitter to lead baseball team past Dracut.
Tennis The best season in Tewksbury High tennis history just got a little bit better when the Redmen qualified for the State Tournament with a 3-2 win over Methuen on Friday. In addition to the State Tournament berth, the win also guarantees Tewksbury High a winning record, possibly for the first time in school history. Baseball John Chotkowski turned in another brilliant effort, tossing a complete game, two-hitter to lead the Tewksbury High baseball team to a 3-2 win over Dracut High. Chotkowski struck out nine, on his way to improving his personal record to 5-1 on the year. Tewksbury is 6-10 overall. The only hiccup for the lefty ace came in the 6th inning, when he gave up two runs, just one of which was earned. But Chotkowski bore down…
Friday, May 18, 2012
Peters sets single-game scoring record and girls lacrosse rallies to top Haverhill.
Softball _The Tewksbury High _softball team improved to 12-4 on the season with an efficient 3-0 win over Lowell Catholic on Thursday. Tiffanie Marsh continued to improve in the circle, as Shannon McLaughlin continues to recover from a broken hand. Marsh tossed a nifty one-hitter, striking out two and walking two. The Redmen found themselves locked in scoreless tie before scoring a run in the fifth and two more in the sixth to put the game away. Katie Doherty paced the Tewksbury offense with a double, triple and two RBI. Brooke Hardy also had a pair of hits and Missy Cordwell doubled.. Meghan McLaughlin drove in the other run. Baseball The Tewksbury High baseball team ran into a buzzsaw Thursday and fell to Haverhill, 9-0. The Hillies …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Baseball team can't dig itself out of early hole against Lawrence.
Softball Tewksbury 7, Chelmsford 3 Tiffanie Marsh went the distance in the circle and battery mate Lauren Teixeira had three hits and two RBI to lead the Tewksbury High softball team to a huge 7-3 win over Chelmsford on Monday. With the win, the Redmen sweep their season series with the Lions. Marsh, continuing to fill in admirably for the injured Shannon McLaughlin, scattered six hits and two walks, while allowing just two earnd runs. Sheri Liggiero (double, triple, RBI, two runs), Katie Doherty (RBI) and Missy Cordwell (double) had two hits each for Tewksbury, which improved to 9-3 on the season. Chelmsford dropped to 10-4. Baseball Lawrence 12, Tewksbury 7 Sometimes showing heart isn't quite enough if the hole you've dug is too deep. …
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Lacrosse teams swept by powerful Chelmsford squads.
The Tewksbury High baseball team was able to slug with Peabody for a short time but wound up dropping a tough 9-7 decision on Tuesday. The Redmen started strong with two runs in the first and three in the second to take an early 5-2 lead. But Peabody rallied with five runs in the bottom of the second against Tewksbury starter Zach DiRocco to take the lead for good. Catcher Cam Oliveira continued his hot start, with three hits and two RBI to pace the Redmen offense. Mike Casey and Frank McLaughlin added two hits each in the loss. Tewksbury is now 1-1. Boys', Girls' Lacrosse Teams Fall to Chelmsford Tewksbury High's lacrosse teams took it on the chin against a pair of tough Chelmsford squads. For the boys, Sean Foley had a goal and an assist…
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Boys lacrosse clipped by Groton-Dunstable, 5-4.
The Tewksbury High lacrosse teams continued their strong start to the 2012 season by rolling over Dracut this week. The girls' team crushed the Middies, 20-10, while the boys earned an 8-6 win. For the girls, Melissa Peters was unstoppable. Peters had seven goals and added a pair of assists for the Redmen. Sophomores Chelsea Smith and Taylor Lirakis added four goals each for Tewksbury, which improved to 1-1 on the season. Abby Donohue chipped in with three goals. Riley Ryan earned the win in net with five saves. For the boys, Brandon Hibner netted four goals and added an assist to pace the Redmen attack. Johnny Aylward added a pair of goals, while Sean Foley and Zach Jacobs had a goal apiece. Unfortunately, the boys' team wasn't able to …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Girls lacrosse falls in season-opener.
The Tewksbury High boys' lacrosse team has split its first two games of the 2012 season, topping Bedford, 9-5, while falling to Haverhill, 8-2. Zach Jacobs netted three goals and added a pair of assists in the win over Bedford. Evan Conway also scored three goals, while Sean Foley chipped in with two goals and two assists to pace the Redmen offense. Johnny Aylward, Brendan Hibner and Joe Dirusso also notched points in the win. In the loss to Haverhill, Tewksbury was never able to get their offense untracked. The Redmen fell behind 3-0 after the first half and were never able to make a serious run. Meanwhile, the Tewksbury girls' lacrosse team opened its season on Tuesday with a wild 17-14 loss to Haverhill. Tewksbury had no trouble putting…
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Boys U15 nips Waltham, 7-6.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
(Editor's note: The following information was submitted by the coaches and administrators of the Tewksbury Youth Lacrosse program.) U11 Boys Tewksbury - 2 (13) vs. Dracut (12) The Tewksbury BU11-2 played an away game vs Dracut. Tewksbury came away with a 13 – 12 sudden death overtime win. Trailing by 4 goals at half time and by only 3 at the end of the 3rd quarter, the defense stepped up along with great goal tending by Nicholas Brooks to hold Dracut to only 3 second half scores. The offense cranked it up in the second half by scoring 7 goals in regulation and the game winner in OT. The outstanding defense was led by Stephen Duquette, Sean Sears, Riley Auth and Brendan Flynn. Great goal tending by Nicholas Brooks and Robert Chisholm …
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
U11-2 Boys thump Arlington.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
(The following information was submitted by the coaches and administration of the Tewksbury Youth Lacrosse League.) Tewksbury Boys U11-2 Patriot Youth Lacrosse League Tournament (Recap) The Tewksbury BU11-2 team played in the mid season Patriot Youth Lacrosse League Tournament, here in Tewksbury on Saturday. The kids played 4 games with much improvement each and every game. In the first game against Littleton-4, the boys came out strong but fell to a very big and talented Littleton team. The boys next played Arlinton-2. The boys played a good game before falling to the very quick and aggressive Arlington team. In the third game of the day against a much bigger Littleton-3 team the boys showed much improvement. In a very good and close game…