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Sports Lead: January 17, 2020

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Gymnasts sweep Stoneham for first victory of the year

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Published January 17, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High gymnastics team picked up their first win of the year by sweeping the Stoneham Spartans,139.3-134.55, last Friday evening at home at the MetroNorth YMCA in Saugus. Melrose’s score reflected the highest point value of the year and was a complete victory in all four events—bar, beam, floor and vault. Melrose’s strongest performance was in the beam, where Melrose senior captain Katie Wright swept the night with an impressive score of 9.4. Fellow captain Ciara Smith along with Lucy Hannon, Sophia Weissman and Gabrielle...

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Red Raiders sweep the field at Super Quad

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12-1 Melrose tops Burlington at home too Published January 17, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—It was a flawless week for the Melrose Red Raider wrestling team, who went 6-0 over the week to improve to an incredible 12-1 on the season, after winning their home opener over Burlington last Wednesday and emerging victorious in a Super Quad meet in Lynnfield over the weekend. The Red Raiders kicked off their winning streak on Wednesday, Jan. 8 when they hosted league rival Burlington and picked up a 42-20 win. Melrose benefited from a number...

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Stonerose hockey looking at glass half full

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Published January 17, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE STONEHAM—The Melrose/Stoneham cooperative girl’s hockey team (“Stonerose”) continues their rebuilding season during their first year as a co-op team and, at press time, are still searching to get into the win column after eight games.  It hasn’t been an easy season, but Melrose co-coach Frank Sorrenti can’t help but credit the girls’ effort. He has been immensely proud of his Melrose players, in particular his seniors. That includes starters Marie Maher, Emma Lynch Galvin and Sydney Kroon. He says, “They set good examples and bring a...

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Sports Lead: January 10, 2020

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Red Raider hoop on a four-game winning streak

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Melrose is 5-1 & now a team to beat in the ML Published January 10, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose High Red Raider basketball team is now a team to beat in the Middlesex League and is riding high after picking up four straight wins as they enter the new year.  The Red Raiders prevailed over Medford, Lynnfield, Wakefield and Woburn consecutively to improve to 5-1 overall. Their last two home games on Jan. 3 and 7th were key league contests and big wins for Melrose. On Friday, the Red Raiders picked up a win over Wakefield, 58-47,...

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Red Raider hockey keeps pace in Freedom League

Posted by on Jan 9, 2020 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Red Raider hockey keeps pace in Freedom League

ties Wilmington, beats Stoneham Published January 10, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—It hasn’t been the easiest of roads, but the Melrose Red Raider hockey team is getting the job done in the Middlesex League with a 2-2-1 record (2-3-2 overall) thanks to a week of play that saw them tie Wilmington and beat Stoneham.  Melrose kicked off 2020 with a New Year’s Day draw against Wilmington, 2-2, in an exciting game at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington. It was a hard-fought battle between two league rivals, complete with back and...

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Girl’s hoop team focusing on league

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4-3 Melrose earning Freedom wins Published January 10, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Lady Raider basketball team is enjoying a winning 4-3 record after the holiday break, which included a must-win 52-43 league victory over rival Wakefield at home on Friday Jan. 3 in what amounted to Melrose’s most complete victory of the season.  Senior captain Mary Kate Mahoney led in scoring with 13 points—9 of them from treys, and senior Olivia Scarpa let her experience reign with 11 points over the evening. Also showing some major bite was Adriana Centrella, who had...

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Wrestlers keep on winning track

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home opener against Burlington this week Published January 10, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider wrestling team kicked off their 2020 season with a collection of wins and are 5-1 in their competitive season. This week, they open up their home league play when they host Burlington on Wednesday (post deadline) before competing in this weekend’s North Reading quad meet.  Melrose picked up a quality 48-28 victory over Tyngsboro on January 2 on the road. Among the winners were Hunter Adrian (126) Sean Herbert (152) Victor Rodriguez (160)...

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Freshman & sophomores shine at Auerbach meet

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Published January 10, 2020 By JENNIFER GENTILE  MELROSE—The future looks bright for the Melrose High boy’s and girl’s indoor track teams, who earned some top spots at the 2020 Red Auerbach Freshman & Sophomore Race at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.  On the boy’s side, Melrose saw some spots on the podium earned by the Red Raiders. They include Ryan Cutogno, who medaled with a 6th place finish in the 1000m and a time of 2:54.99. Teammate Will Duggan also cracked the top ten in the event with...

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