Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Tewksbury scored three times in the seventh and put the tying run on third base before Burlington escaped with a 6-5 win and the North Division 2 championship.
Tewksbury High School nearly pulled off a seemingly impossible comeback during the North Division 2 softball championship game. But the Redmen fell about 60 feet short. Trailing by a 6-2 margin with just three outs to standing between themselves and elimination, the locals pushed home three runs and had third-seeded Burlington on the ropes. But the Red Devils enduced a pop out in front of home plate for the third and final out of the top of the seventh, and Tewksbury's season came to an end with a 6-5 loss. Following the loss, which left the team one victory short of its first ever North title, the Lady Redmen ended the campaign with a 17-7 record. Burlington, meanwhile, moves on to the Division 2 state semifinal round. For complete play-…
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Tewksbury High School edged Reading, 3-1, on Wednesday night in Lowell to reach the North Division 2 championship game.
The Tewksbury High School softball team has had an exciting run through the North Division 2 postseason. But thanks to a Wednesday win, the Lady Redmen are one win from making it a historic run. Following a 3-1 victory over Reading in the semifinals on Wednesday, Tewksbury is now one win from capturing its first ever sectional crown. Brooke Hardy, known as "The Jet" by her teammates and coaches, took off at the plate and on the basepaths, scoring all three Redmen runs and mashing an inside-the-park home run. "She's been red hot," said head coach Leo DiRocco. "You see how she plays out here? That's how she plays in practice every day ... She's a student for the game, and her IQ for the game is unbelievable." Thanks to Hardy's efforts and …
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Tewksbury High School fell in a back and forth contest Tuesday as Arlington escaped with an 11-10 preliminary round win on Tuesday.
The most successful campaign in Tewksbury High School boys lacrosse program history came to a close on Tuesday, despite the best effort of the Redmen. Arlington toppled the locals, 11-10, in the opening round of the East Division 2 postseason, eliminating Tewksbury, which hosted a playoff game for the first time in team history. After peppering Arlington's keeper with scoring chances, Tewksbury had the ball with just under a minute to go trailing by a goal. But the Spy Ponder defense buckled down and didn't let Tewksbury fire off a last gasp attempt to tie the game. Still, head coach Joe Ginsbury viewed the season as a positive, with the team improving from a blowout loss during last year's postseason. "It's about elevating the program, …
Sunday, May 26, 2013
The MIAA announced its playoff pairings on Friday and the Redmen snagged the No. 13 seed in East Division 2 play.
Boys lacrosse season will last at least one more game for Tewksbury High School. Tewksbury will take on Arlington in the preliminary round of the boys lacrosse East Division 2 playoffs this week after the MIAA released its postseason pairings on Friday. The Redmen, who finished 16-4 in the regular season, have the No. 13 ranking in the tournament. Arlington is ranked No. 20 and finished the year 10-8. The game is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Tuesday and the winner will advance to take on either No. 4 ranked Wayland or No. 29 seeded Southeastern Regional in the first round of the tournament. The date and time for that game have yet to be determined.
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 …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
On Saturday the girls track team racked up 75 points and third place while the boys team came in sixth place.
Tewksbury High School left last weekend’s Merrimack Valley Conference meet with six individual league championship wins and a pair of strong team finishes, as the Redmen are finding their stride at the right time of year. Leading the way for the girls team was Chelsee Porcaro, who won first place in the discus and javelin throws. Jess Amedee ran to first place in the 100-meter hurdles and Kelly Quigley was first in the 400-meter hurdles. For the boys team, John Fiorello won the shot put while Eddie Matovu took first place at the 110-meter high hurdles. Overall, the Lady Redmen snagged 75 points and took third place in the league meet while the boys team notched a sixth-place result with 46 points. “All of our boys had tremendous efforts,” …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Tewksbury High School teams finish up their schedule in the upcoming days before some players get ready for a postseason trip.
Down the stretch they come. After an exciting regular season, it's nearly playoff time as Tewksbury High School teams begin the final week of contests before the postseason gets underway. Here is a look at the games happening in upcoming days, according to USA Today High School Sports. Monday, May 20 Tuesday, May 21 Wednesday, May 22 Thursday, May 23
Monday, May 13, 2013
It's a busy week for Tewksbury High School teams with several nearby opponents on the docket in upcoming days.
It's getting towards crunch time for spring sports teams with the spring season starting to wind down. Here's a look at the Tewksbury High School games on the docket for this week, according to USA Today High School Sports. Monday, May 13 Tuesday, May 14 Wednesday, May 15 Thursday, May 16 Friday, May 17
Monday, May 6, 2013
A busy week of games finishes up Saturday as Tewksbury and Wilmington square off on the diamond.
The schedule is packed this week for Tewksbury High School teams. Below is a list of varsity games in the upcoming week. Monday, May 6 Tuesday, May 7 Wednesday, May 8 Thursday, May 9 Friday, May 10 Saturday, May 11
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Tewksbury High School fired home the game winner with about 43 seconds remaining to escape with a 12-11 road win over Chelmsford on Wednesday.
The Tewksbury High School boys lacrosse allowed a late-game lead to escape its grasph on Wednesday afternoon. But the Redmen wasted no time in bouncing back as they snagged a dramatic road victory over Chelmsford. In a back-and-forth tilt, Tewksbury took a three-goal lead in the fourth quarter before the Lions came back to tie the score at 11-11 with 1:56 to play. But Colin Quinn sent the team home with the win after he found the back of the net with 43.5 seconds left, sealing a 12-11 decision that improved the locals' record to 8-3 on the year.