Monday, January 14, 2013

Winter Sports Update

Below are updates from the MHS Athletics department, as of 1/14/2013:

BOYS BASKETBALL
The boys basketball team is 4-3 overall with a 3-3 league record.  They have wins vs Hingham, Braintree, Natick, and Walpole. Captains AJ Flanagan and Tyler Greene have done a great job leading a team that has a mixture of experience and young talent.  AJ Flanagan is our leading scorer with 14pts per game.  Milton also has been playing tremendous defense allowing opponents to 49 points per game. They will be at Dedham on Tuesday.
               
GIRLS BASKETBALL
Girls Basketball is off to a 1-6 start.  The team has been led by seniors Nicole Regan, Christine Murphy, and Emily Lenane with contributions also coming from Ashley Okoye, Emma Greenawalt, Meg Corcoran, Sydney Turner, Kendall Stanley, Sara McMenamin, and Sarah Dragon.  Despite the slow start, the team improves every day and still believes it can make a run at the MIAA State Tournament.

BOYS ICE HOCKEY
The Boys’ Varsity Hockey Team is off to a good start with a record of 4 wins, 2 losses and 3 ties. Our senior captains, Brendan Kelley and Pat Miller, are leading the team in scoring along with sophomore Lloyd Hill with 8 points. Senior John Binda is pitching in with 3 goals, and Connor Shea and Dan Matisoff have 7 and 6 points, respectively (stats as of last week). Seniors Pat Coughlin and Erik Person have been solid in defense. They will be at Framingham on Wednesday.

GIRLS ICE HOCKEY
The Girls Ice Hockey Team currently has a record of 5-3-1 under first year coach Bob Allen. The team is getting strong contributions from senior tri-captains Erin Higgins, Julie Rush and Courtney Driscoll. They will be hosting the Framingham Flyers on Wednesday at Ulin Rink.

BOYS INDOOR TRACK
 The boys track is off to a 3-0 start led by captains Myles Holland and Nick Savage. The will be taking on Natick in a dual meet Thursday at the Reggie Lewis Center.

GIRLS INDOOR TRACK
The girls’ varsity indoor track team is 1 – 2 after their victory over Dedham last Thursday. The girls participated in the MSTCA Team Relay meet this Saturday. The next dual meet is Thursday vs. Dedham. The next JV meet will be is Wednesday at the Copeland Fieldhouse at 6:30 pm. This year’s captains are Molly Dempsey, Samantha Brennan, Maddie O’Leary, Kara Donovan and Olivia Phelan.

WRESTLING
Wrestling has an overall record of 8-3. As a team they took 1st place in the Bristol Aggie Tournament back on 12/5 and finished in 4th place at the Cohasset Tournament last weekend 1/5.  Individually Senior captain Peter Hailer 17-1 won the Framingham Tournament and Cohasset Tournament, junior captain Jonathan Carrera 17-2 also won the Cohasset Tournament.  Peter, Jonathan and sophomore Keith Martin also won the Natick tournament this Saturday. Also having an outstanding year is senior captain Anton Libsch.

BOYS & GIRLS SKI TEAM
Congratulations to Co-captains Tori Zimmer and Lucas Campbell and Freshman sensation Shea Rulon for their outstanding success in Thursday's Giant Slalom Race at Ski Ward. Lucas Campbell finished 5th, Tori Zimmer 8th and Shea Rulon 9th. Also finishing in the top 25 was: Co-captain Sophie Chase 12th, and freshman’s Georgia Bell 14th and Owen Walsh 21st. The ski team will be traveling back to Ski Ward in Shrewsbury Thursday for another two races.

WINTER CHEERLEADING
The Cheerleading team has been cheering on the boys basketball team this season. They are also preparing for an Invitational competition and the Bay State Competition on February 13th. The Cheerleading team also has a JV team cheering on both the JV and Varsity Boys basketball teams. The team is led by captains Brooke Brundage, Amanda Pages, and Maddie Richards.

PIERCE MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL
The Pierce Middle School basketball teams are off to a good start. The boys’ team coached by John O’Leary has a record of 2-0 after defeating Canton 36-21 last week. The girls’ team coached by Chris Maine improved to 1-1 with a 22-17 victory over Canton. Both teams will host Braintree Tuesday and travel to Weymouth on Thursday. 

MILTON ATHLETIC SCHEDULES CAN BE FOUND ON http://www.usatodayhss.com       


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