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Sports Lead: 06/22/2018

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: 06/22/2018

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The most “Super” year of all for Melrose sports

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on The most “Super” year of all for Melrose sports

A look back at Melrose High’s historic run of 2017-18 Published in the June 22, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The caps have been tossed, the cleats put away and now it’s time to reflect on the most momentous athletic year of all for Melrose High School. No, you weren’t imagining things. Melrose sports were that good this year. From winning the school’s first-ever Super Bowl, crowing seven state champs in various sports, earning two Sectional titles and eight league titles, well, it was almost an embarrassment of riches. Red Raider fans had the pleasure...

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Red Raider lacrosse earns All-American & Coach-of-Year honors

Posted by on Jun 21, 2018 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Red Raider lacrosse earns All-American & Coach-of-Year honors

Published in the June 22, 2018 edition MELROSE—After a dominating 18-2 season, the Melrose Red Raider lacrosse team has earned multiple honors by the Eastern Mass Lacrosse Coach’s Association.  Three Red Raiders, Matt Rocha, Jack Wells and Cam Rosie, were named All- American and their coach Matt James, was named Coach-of-the-Year. The quartet helped the league champion Red Raiders put together the best team to date and finish their regular season 18-1, with the best winning percentage of any team in the division. They entered the Div. 2 North...

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Sports Lead: 06/15/2018

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: 06/15/2018

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End of the road for Red Raider lacrosse team

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on End of the road for Red Raider lacrosse team

Melrose (18-2) exits playoffs early after Reading upset Published in the June 15, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—You could see the pain visible in the faces of the young Melrose Red Raider lacrosse players who walked off Melrose’s Fred Green Field on Tuesday in a position they were unaccustomed to this season: losing. No. 1 seeded Melrose, a top 5 ranked team in the state, weren’t the only ones stunned when No. 4 seed Reading (13-7) upset Melrose (18-2) at home in an 11-6 loss that will no doubt linger over...

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Red Raider baseball falls to Masco in quarterfinals

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Red Raider baseball falls to Masco in quarterfinals

Melrose edged by #1 seed Chieftains, 7-4 Published in the June 15, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE BOXFORD, MA—The Melrose Red Raider baseball team’s playoff run came to an end when they fell to #1 seed Masconomet, 7-4 on Saturday, June 9 at Masconomet Regional High in the Div. 2 North quarterfinals.  Despite Melrose out-hitting Masco 10-5, it was ultimately Andrew Manni of Masco who proved a menace for the Red Raiders by fanning 10 on the mound and hitting a two-run homer in the sixth inning that essentially put the game...

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It was a defensive gem against rival Wakefield

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on It was a defensive gem against rival Wakefield

Red Raiders advanced with a 8-3 win Published in the June 15, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—The Melrose Red Raider baseball team played one of their most impressive defensive games of the season on Thursday, June 7 when the Red Raiders advanced to quarterfinals by beating Wakefield, 8-3 in the opening round of playoffs at Morelli Field in Melrose.  The win paired Melrose against #1 seed Masconomet on Saturday, where they fell 7-4 to end their season. (see accompanying story)  Melrose senior captain Mike Muscarella took the win for the Red Raiders,...

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Mustangs gallop past Melrose tennis in quarterfinals

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Mustangs gallop past Melrose tennis in quarterfinals

Red Raiders lose a heartbreaker to Medford, 3-2 Published in the June 15, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MEDFORD—The Melrose Red Raider tennis team’s winning season came to an end in the Div. 2 North quarterfinals on Saturday at Duggar Park in Medford when they fell 3-2 to #4 seed Medford (12-3). The reigning league champs fought a close battle but saw their Mustang rivals prevail in singles play. Melrose finishes their season an impressive 13-5. “We’re disappointed that we didn’t move on, but Medford boasted a very strong and...

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Magicians pull a trick on Melrose softball

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Magicians pull a trick on Melrose softball

Published in the June 15, 2018 edition By JENNIFER GENTILE MARBLEHEAD, MA—The Melrose High girls’ softball team’s season ended on Friday, June 8 in the Div. 2 North playoff opener at Marblehead Veteran’s Middle School when the team took a 5-2 loss to Marblehead.  No. 13 seed Melrose faced a formidable opponent in #1 seed Marblehead (17-2) headed by pitcher Charlotte Plakans, who has notched over 100 strikeouts over the season and registered seven against Melrose. But the Lady Raiders had their own weapon in Jill Stone, who has done the...

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Sports Lead: 06/08/2018

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: 06/08/2018

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