Warrior girls’ hoop can’t find rhythm in loss to Watertown...

Jan 13, 2021 by

Published January 13, 2021 By DAN PAWLOWSKI MIA FORTI hit a clutch 3 in the 4th quarter and collected four rebounds against Watertown on Saturday. (Dan Pawlowski File Photo) WATERTOWN — The Wakefield High girls’ basketball team couldn’t get comfortable on the road in their second game of the season Saturday against Watertown.  The Raiders and Warriors played to a defensive struggle for most of the day, combining for 40 points through three quarters. The Warriors closed a 23-17 deficit with a strong fourth and tied the game up at 30 before the Raider defense finished by forcing more turnovers and ended the game at the free throw line for a 34-30 win over Wakefield. “It was a really frustrating game,” admitted Wakefield head coach Jason Pavey. “We never got into any rhythm at all...

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Another Warrior-Wildcat boys’ hockey classic...

Jan 11, 2021 by

Wilmington comes back from three down to tie 3-3 Published in the January 11, 2021 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI STONEHAM — A better Monday than a Friday; the Sasquatch; an uneventful trip to CostCo. Add to that list of things that don’t exist: a boring Wakefield vs. Wilmington hockey game.   The Warriors hosted the Wildcats on Sunday morning at the Stoneham Ice Arena. After Wakefield jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the opening period, Wilmington’s first of two shorthanded goals made it 3-1 with 4:42 left in the first and the visitors scored a power play goal with 2:28 left, making the score 3-2 after one.  A 17-11 Wakefield lead in the first period’s shot totals turned into a 13-6 Warrior advantage in a tighter but no less exciting second frame. The Wildcats found their...

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