Friday, May 3, 2013
Girls Lacrosse team comes up short against Chelmsford.
Softball Tewksbury 9, Chelmsford 8 A win is a win is a win. It wasn't a work of art but it was a thriller. The Redmen rallied from an 8-6 deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out a stunning 9-8 win over Chelmsford (7-4). Meaghan McLaughlin was the centerpiece of the game-winning rally. McLaughlin drilled a two-run triple to drive home a a pair of runs to tied the game. That set the stage for Brooke Hardy, who plated McLaughlin with a walk-off single to end the game. Missy Cordwell had three hits, including a home run, to pace the Redmen attack. Hardy also had three hits. Erin Walsh and Tiffanie Marsh added two hits apiece. Shannon McLaughlin went the distance in the circle to pick up the win. With the civtory, the Redmen …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Boys LAX team bombs Haverhill, 18-6
Softball Tewksbury 11, Andover 0 She's back and she hasn't missed a beat. Shannon McLaughlin, who missed a good portion of last season due to injury, showed know lingering effects, as she tossed a brilliant one-hitter to lead Tewksbury past Andover High, 11-0, in the season=opener. McLaughlin was nearly flawless. She fanned seven and didn't walk a batter. Meanwhile, some familiar faces paced the Redmen offense. Junior second baseman Brooke Hardy picked right up where she left off last season, ripping three hits. Sam LaFerriere added a pair of hits and two RBI. Shortstop Tiffanie Marsh, who did such a terrific job filling in for McLaughlin in the circle last season, added a two-run double. Boys Lacrosse Tewksbury 18, Haverhill 6 Tewksbury …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Quartet of underclassmen destroy five-year-old record.
This past weekend, the Tewksbury High girls track team sent a relay team to the New Balance Indoor Nationals in New York City with outstanding results. Juniors Kelly Quigley, Jess Amedee, Ashley Callahan and sophomore Alyssa Zurawski had qualified for the meet as part of the 4 x 55m Shuttle Hurdle Relay. The foursome qualified in their only chance this season when they competed at the MSTCA Division 2 Relays, where they placed 2nd in the 4x50m Shuttle Hurdles Relay. Their time of 30.02 at the Relays was the second fastest in school history for that event. Since the State Relay meet the girls had their sights set on breaking the 4 x 55m Shuttle Hurdles school record - which is only contested at the National Championships. The girls did not …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Tewksbury High teams have been buys over school vacation week.
Boys Basketball Tewksbury 58, Littleton 55 The Tewksbury High boys basketball team will renew their Route 38 border war with Wilmington High tonight in the finals of the Sons of Italy Holiday Tournament. The Redmen continued their excellent early-season play, holding off previously unbeaten Littleton High, 58-55. It looked like it would be a rout early on, as Tewksbury roared to a 35-17 lead at halftime. But Littleton clawed their way back into the game and was within striking distance in the fourth quarter. In the final minutes, some clutch free throws by Kevin Dick iced the win for the Redmen (4-2). Tewksbury freshman Nate Tenaglia led all scorers with 19 points, including 13 in the first half. Dick finished with 18 points and 12 …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Ryan Petti scores two more goals to push Redmen past Scarborough.
Boys Ice Hockey Tewksbury 7, Scarborough (Maine) 1 Youngsters helped the Tewksbury High boys ice hockey team extend its unbeaten streak to four games with a 7-1 win over Sacraborough, Maine in the opening round of the Yankee Ford Holiday Classic at the University of Southern Maine. Soph. Ryan Petti had two goals and an assist, while freshmen Jonathan Verrill and Dario Ripraro added single goals. Senior captain Derek Petti added two assists. With the win, the Redmen improved to 3-1-1 on the season.
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Sunday, December 23, 2012
Girls hockey remains unbeaten.
Wrestling Tewksbury 39, Tyngsboro 36 Shawsheen 56, Tewksbury 13 Lowell 48, Tewksbury 28 The Tewksbury High wrestling team was in action against three opponents on Saturday, losing two matches but picking up its first victory of the year, 39-36, over Tyngsboro. Tewksbury also lost to Shawsheen Tech (56-13) and MVC rival Lowell High, 48-28. Dan Donavan had an outstanding day for the Redmen, winning all three of his matches at 195 pounds. Joe Burger also put together a perfect 3-0 day at 145 pounds. Nick Jansen continued his strong season with a pair of victories at 220 pounds. Tim Martel also posted two wins at 182. Tewksbury is now 1-6 on the season and will compete in the upcoming Lowell Holiday Tournament. Boys Hockey Tewksbury 8, North …
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.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The Redmen Roundup is a daily look at Tewksbury High sports results and highlights.
Girls Hockey Tewksbury/Methuen 4, Weston/Wayland 3 The formula to winning in high school hockey isn't especially complicated. If you have an outstanding goalie and a couple of skilled snipers on your first line and you're likely going to win more than you lose. The Tewksbury/Methuen girls have both and, as a result, they are 2-0-0 to start their first-ever season. On Wednesday night, the Red Rangers built up a 4-1 lead over Wayland/Weston after two periods and held on for a 4-3 win. Wayland/Weston carried the play much of the game, peppering T-M goalie Taylor Lirakis with more than 40 shots. But Lirakis was up to the task, keeping the visitors at bay with save after save. The offense was taken care of by Amanda Conway, who notched her …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
DiRocco nails three-pointer from the corner to win it for Tewksbury.
In a game that saw several lead changes in the fourth quarter, the Tewksbury High boys basketball team dug deep and pulled out a 69-66 non-league win over Bedford, Monday night. Sophomore Alex DiRocco paced the Redmen with a game-high 19 points, including 17 in the second half. DiRocco was white-hot from the field after intermission and drained a three-pointer from the corner that gave Tewksbury the lead for good in the final minute. From there, the Redmen hit key free throws to ice the win. (Click here to see video of DiRocco's game-winning shot.) Tewksbury (2-1) also got 15 points and eight rebounds from freshman Justin Derrah, 11 points from junior Kevin Dick and 10 points from freshman Nate Tetraglia. The Redmen are scheduled to take …