Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Athletics Update

The following athletic update was provided by our Athletic Director, Larry Rooney, and also appears Superintendent Gormley's January 8th blog post
 MHS Boys Varsity Basketball
  • Overall Record is 4-2
  • Bay State Conference Record is 3-2
Milton has started the season with a 4-2 record with wins versus Natick, Norwood, Hingham and Framingham (all at home) and loses to Newton North and Braintree on the road. Highlights – Milton Boys & Girls Basketball programs played in a double header against Framingham HS on December 23rd. The event was held in memory of Evan Jones and donations were made to the Evan Jones Scholarship Fund.  The girls and boys games were both very exciting and came down to the end of the game to secure victories in both games. The event raised an estimated $2000.00 Plus. Thanks to all those involved making this day one of the most special days in our basketball programs history.  Next Game(s) –
  • Friday, Jan 10th – AWAY vs Walpole HS
    • Milton at Walpole:  3:45pm, 5pm, 6:30pm Varsity
  • Tuesday, Jan 14th – AWAY vs Wellesley HS
    • Milton at Wellesley HS: 3:45pm, 5pm, 6:30pm
MHS Girls Varsity Basketball
3-4 record … leading scorer is sophomore Sara McMenamin (10.6 ppg) … Senior Captain Emma Greenawalt and Junior Captain Meg Corcoran playing great on both ends of the floor … Junior Captain Sydney Turner getting close to returning from a torn ACL.  Next 2 games are:
  • HOME vs Walpole on Friday, Jan 10 at 6:30pm
  • HOME vs Wellesley hS on Tues, Jan 14 at 6:30pm
MHS Boys’ Varsity Hockey
RECORD 7-0  The hockey team is off to a great start. 7-0-0 (7 Wins, 0 Losses and 0 Ties).   On Monday, Jan 6th, Milton Wildcats beat Brockton HS 7-3 in a non-league game.The Wildcats beat undefeated rival Norwood HS Mustangs on Sat Jan 4th to remain undefeated themselves. We just won the Quincy Christmas Tournament (third time in 4 years). The team is being led by our first line of seniors: Connor Shea (6 goals, 6 assists, 12 points); Connor Richard (6g, 4a, 10pts.) and Colin McCabe (3g, 7a, 10 pts.). Senior defensemen: Captain Pat Coffey, Captain Dan Matisoff and Brian Nee have been stellar. Goaltender: Senior Captain Aidan Killeen has been spectacular. He made a game saving stop on a penalty shot in our first game, and has stopped a number of breakaways.  Next Games are:
  • Wed, Jan 8th vs Natick HS (HOME) – 7pm at Ulin Rink
  • Sat, Jan 11th vs Walpole HS (AWAY) – 6:10pm at Walpole Iorio Rink
MHS Girls’ Varsity Hockey
Overall Record:  2-3. The Girls Varsity Hockey team had a very big win on Sat, Jan 4th vs #1 Ranked Team, Norwood HS Mustangs.  Girls are getting better every day and working hard.  Goaltender Sarah Park has a 1.75 Goals Against Average and a .930 Save % – both great goaltending statistics!  Next games coming up are:
  • Wed, Jan 8th vs Natick HS (AWAY) – 7:40pm at West Suburban Chase Arena in Natick
  • Sat, Jan 10th vs Walpole HS (HOME) – 7pm at Ulin Rink
MHS Wrestling
BSC Team record 5-1
Senior Captain Jonathan Carrera, Junior Captain Keith Martin and Senior Captain Zack Mazzarella all won the Wayland Tournament on 12/21,  On 12/28-12/29 for the first time in Milton High history the wrestling team participated in the prestigious Lowell Holiday Tournament.  Over 75 teams from all over New England compete at the Tsongas Arena.  It was 2 tremendously long days but the boys had lots of fun, lots of laughs.  Jonathan Carrera placed 3rd and Keith Martin placed 8th.  Many other wrestlers including seniors Kevin Sampson and Tim O’Connor had strong tournaments.  Overall it was a great experience.  At the Natick JV tournament was this past Saturday 1/4..Dane Matekja 10 finished 1st, Kaleb Hurd 11 finished 2nd and Mark Attaya 11, Miller Michaud 11, Joe Linehan 10 and Zack Fischer all finished 3rd.  Next wrestling match is the 1/11 Cohasset Tournament.
MHS Boys Indoor Track
The boys track team lost its first meet to Wellesley by 12 points and came from behind to tie Walpole in its last meet. The team is led by Chavinskee Milcent who is one of the top athletes in the Bay State League and Phillipe Janvier who is one of the best middle distance runners in the league.  Next meet is on January 9th at 4pm, at The Reggie Lewis Center.
MHS Girls Indoor Track
The Girls Indoor Track team is 0-2 but senior Andriana Higgins is undefeated in the 55m hurdles and Sophomore Sophie Cousineau is undefeated in the 1000m. We face Dedham next on Thursday, Jan 9th at 4pm, at The Reggie Lewis Center.
MHS Ski Team
Ski Team doesn’t start competing until Jan. 9th. The team has been working hard in the weight room and training for the first race.  Best news is because of the early snow and excellent snowmaking weather, we have been able to get numerous ski practices in at Blue Hills.  The first ski race is on Thursday, January 9th at 6pm, at Ski Ward in Shrewsbury Mass.
For sports schedules for all MHS teams, please click here: