Monday, February 18, 2013
Girls Basketball whips Melrose to reach St. Mary's Tournament final.
Girls Hockey Tewksbury/Methuen 9, Waltham 4 With 34 goals through her first 16 games, Tewksbury/Methuen sophomore forward Amanda Conway was having a pretty amazing season. And then came this. Conway scored seven goals on Saturday, leading the Red Rangers to a 9-4 win over Waltham High. The victory improved the Red Rangers' record to 7-7-3 on the season and kept their hopes for a berth in the State Tournament alive. Tewksbury/Methuen closes out its regular season on Tuesday against Concord-Carlisle, needing a win or a tie to reach the post-season. Kelly Golini had two goals and an assist in the win over Waltham. Hayley Sutherland added three assists, while Riley Cote, Haley McCarthy and Kathleen Lefebvre had two assists each. Girls …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Young Redmen continue to impress early in the season.
The Tewksbury boys basketball team jumped back over the .500 mark Friday night with an impressive 65-58 win over Tyngsboro. The Redmen are 3-2 on the season and 3-0 at the new Tewksbury High gym. Underclassmen continue to get the job done for Tewksbury. Freshman guard Nate Tenaglia led the way with 16 points. Junior guard Kevin Dick added 13 and freshman forward Justin Derrah continued his strong play with 12 points. The Redmen are back in action Thursday in the first round of the Knights of Columbus Holiday Tournament at Wilmington High. Girls Basketball Tyngsboro 62, Tewksbury 31 The Redmen are still looking for their first win of the season (0-4) after a 62-31 loss on the road to Tyngsboro. Nicole Chaet led Tewksbury with 12 points.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Tewksbury notched a 2-1 halftime advantage and weathered a Wilmington storm in the second half to snag a win by the same score on Saturday.
For a team battling for playoff positioning, a close victory was critical for the Tewksbury High girls soccer team. The fact that it came against rival Wilmington was just an added bonus. The Redmen were jolted to a 2-1 halftime lead thanks to a pair of tallies from Nicole Chaet on Saturday. Though Wilmington dictated the tempo of the second half and dominated possessions, it was Tewksbury that hung on for the victory by the same score. Following the win, the locals improved to 4-6-2 on the campaign. That record includes a 3-5-2 mark in league play, and the Redmen will spend the final two weeks of the regular season trying to seal a postseason berth. “That is a really good win for us,” said head coach Jeffrey Keefe. “We’ve been working …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Tewksbury High girls basketball team tops Methuen, 64-56 in final game at high school gym.
They shut down the old house in style. In what should stand as the final girls varsity high school basketball game in the history of the Tewksbury High gymnasium, the TMHS girls basketball team came up with their best offensive performance of the season and closed out their 2011-2012 home schedule with a 64-56 win over Methuen High School. Junior forward Nicole Chaet scored a season-high 21 points to lead the 9-9 Redmen, who have now fought their way back to the .500 mark after an 0-6 start to the season. Tewksbury has now won four straight games, and nine of its last 12. "I'm real proud of the girls and how they've continue to battle back," Tewksbury High coach Mark Bradley said. "I'm proud for our team to be 9-9 right now. It's a heck of…
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Redmen top Notre Dame Academy, 47-37 to clinch second place and qualify for the state tournament.
Warming the hearts of procrastinators and late bloomers everywhere, the Tewksbury High girls basketball team punched its ticket to the state tournament for the second straight year with a 47-37 victory over Notre Dame Academy of Tyngsboro Tuesday night. Sophomore center Chelsee Porcaro scored 12 points and junior forward Nicole Chaet added 11 as TMHS once again overcame a frustrating start to the season and roared back to qualify for MIAA Division 2 tournament play. Tuesday's game was a microcosm of the entire 2011-2012 schedule as the Redmen started out sluggish and shot the ball poorly in the first half, only to come to life in the latter stages of the game and pull away for the win. "A win is a win. I think we sort of played to their …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Redmen bounce back from Monday's loss with a 38-29 road win.
It wasn't pretty, but it was effective. Playing on a hostile court for the second time in two nights, the Tewksbury High girls basketball team got a game-high 16 points from junior guard Nicole Chaet and 10 points from sophomore guard Sara Semenza, and took a 38-29 victory over Haverhill High Tuesday night, in the process keeping the team's Merrimack Valley Conference Division 2 title hopes alive. "I was worried about this game," said TMHS coach Mark Bradley. "We had a tough, long day against Bedford yesterday and I was worried that our legs might have been a little bit gassed. This has been a very tough place for us to play in, for years. It wasn't the prettiest thing, but for us to get out of here with a win, I feel good about that." …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
TMHS girls basketball team's state tournament hopes get dinged in 43-34 loss at Bedford.
Dual County League powerhouse Bedford High employed a relentless full court press and took a 43-34 victory over the Tewksbury High girls basketball team Monday night, knocking a noticeable dent into TMHS's hopes to qualify for its second consecutive MIAA state tournament. Sophomore center Chelsee Porcaro led Tewksbury with 10 points while senior guard Katie Doherty had eight. Nicole Chaet and Sara Semenza added six each. "We played pretty well," said TMHS coach Mark Bradley. "We cut it down to one possession in the fourth quarter, but we had to foul and they hit their shots. They pressed us the whole game and we wasted a lot of energy beating their press. As a result, they got a lot of second-chance points off us." Bedford improves to 13-2…
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
TMHS girls get first win of the season; TMHS boys win back-to-back games for the first time in years.
This winning thing is starting to get a little contagious. Just four days after the Tewksbury High boys basketball team ended a three-year home losing streak with a convincing win over Chelmsford, the Tewksbury High girls basketball team responded by picking up their first win of the 2011-2012 season, topping Notre Dame Academy, 47-19 Tuesday night. Not to be outdone, the TMHS boys went up to Haverhill and earned their fourth win of the season, knocking off the Hillies, 63-56, on Tuesday. For the boys, it was the first time in at least three years that Tewksbury High has won back-to-back games. GIRLS GET FIRST WIN Junior forward Nicole Chaet led all scorers with a season-high 19 points as the hard-working Redmen pressed Notre Dame all …
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Girls soccer team travels to Dracut today for the first round of the MIAA Div. 2 North Sectional Tournament.
It's an image burned into the mind of every member of the _Tewksbury High girls soccer team._ The final whistle sounding and Dracut High celebrating on the Redmen's home turf -- and the Middies hadn't even played the game! The Dracut players had showed up last month to cheer on Chelmsford High in its game against Tewksbury and when the Lions pulled out a 2-1 win, the Middies had clinched the MVC Division 2 title. Coach Jeff Keefe's squad gets the chance for some payback today (Nov. 6) at 1 p.m. when the No. 13 Redmen open the Division 2 North Sectional Tournament on the road at No. 4 Dracut. (See complete tournament bracket on attached PDF). But in order to settle the score, the first thing the Redmen will have to do is, well, score. …
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 …