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Sports Lead: April 19, 2019

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Comeback victory for girls’ lax

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Melrose tops Arlington, 14-13 Published April 19, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High girl’s lacrosse team pulled off a 14-13 come-from-behind victory over Arlington on Thursday, April 11 at AHS Pierce Turf in Arlington, for their first win of the season.  Melrose overcame an early 4-0 deficit when the Lady Raiders struggled to get anything going. “I give Arlington credit, they came ready to play,” said Melrose coach Matt Galusi. “We couldn’t get much done against them in the opening minutes. We called a time out, refocused and started chipping...

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Softball team scores big over Golden Tornadoes

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Published April 19, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High school girl’s picked up their first win of the season in a 15-5 thumping of Malden on April 10 at Pine Banks Park.  Hurler Jill Stone picked up the win and had plenty of support behind the plate thanks to her own hitting plus the work of Grace Solomon and Sofia George. “The bats were on fire,” confirms head coach Kelly O’Neill. “All three had great games for us.”  Newly named captain Rebecca Dumont is bringing much to the...

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Tennis boys serve up two wins

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Takes down Woburn, Wilmington Published April 19, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider boy’s tennis team earned back-to-back wins to improve to 2-2 at the start of their season, with key league matches on tap next week.  On April 10, Melrose started their winning ways with a 5-0 sweep over Woburn. It was a solid effort from top to bottom, as Melrose prevailed in both singles and doubles. In first singles, Henry MacDonnell prevailed 6-4, 6-2 over his Tanner opponent, while Melrose’s Zac Zabatis took down his opponent, 6-2, 6-0....

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Red Raider baseball outslugs Wayland

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Gorman’s homer helps lift Melrose, 7-1 Published April 19, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider baseball team picked up their first win of the season with a 7-1 victory over Wayland on the road Tuesday to start their season at 1-1.   Melrose senior pitcher Pat Coen went the distance with a scattering of hits and Melrose batter Cole Lepler went 4-4 at the plate to help Melrose bounce back from an opening day loss against Super 8 contender Lexington on April 11.  Against the Warriors on Tuesday, Melrose...

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Sports Lead: April 11, 2019

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Girls track has inside edge this spring

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Melrose has eye on a league title Published April 12, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Some teams just are blessed with a consistent lineup that leads to winning.   That can be said of the 2019 MHS girls spring track team, who returns with a roster of league champions who kicked off their season on April 3 at Pine Banks track and took a solid 91-45 win against Wilmington to begin their spring campaign 1-0.  Coming off a winter season that saw Melrose clinch a league title, the Lady Raiders hope to create another league-winning season....

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League champ Red Raiders return to spring season

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Published April 12, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The three-time league champion Red Raider tennis is is back for another exciting spring season.  Last year, the Red Raiders enjoyed a 12-4 campaign, a league title and an appearance in the Div. 2 North quarterfinals. This year, its roster has some new faces.  That’s not including their returning captains Henry McDonnell and Jack Somersby. Both were a big part of the team’s last two league titles and extended playoff runs. Senior Russell Darwin also returns, who the coach will also count on for leadership. Another...

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Track boys aiming for victory this season

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Published April 12, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Red Raider outdoor track team has returned to its spring season and it looks like Mother Nature is cooperating as their start their 2019 campaign.  This year they will be lead by quad captains Nate Monges, Liam Rittenburg, John Fortier, Jerry Murphy and Liam Rittenburg. Each brings a specialty that helps them mentor underclassmen in  distance, sprinting and field events. Monges is a standout sprinter, Fortier a talented shot put thrower and Murphy is one of the team’s most talented distance...

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Tim Morris inducted into MFCA Hall of Fame

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MHS Super Bowl coach to be honored Published April 12, 2019 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Melrose Red Raider football’s commander in chief is now a Hall of Famer.  Tim Morris, head coach of the Melrose High School football team, has been chosen for induction to the Massachusetts High School Football Coaches Association (MHSFCA) Hall of Fame, joining six others who will be honored at its 33rd annual banquet on Sunday, April 28, at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough. The 2017 Coach of the Year has the distinction of being the only...

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