Wakefield Sports

Wakefield football falls to Wilmington by strange score of 9-2

Posted by on Mar 29, 2021 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield football falls to Wilmington by strange score of 9-2

Published in the March 29, 2021 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WAKEFIELD — It’s perhaps only fitting that the final score of Saturday morning’s spring football game between Wakefield and Wilmington was astoundingly odd. Thanks to 13 three-and-outs, four turnovers, one safety, a blocked PAT and one touchdown, a half full, and at times eerily quiet, Landrigan Field witnessed its first 9-2 as a final score as Wilmington improved to 2-0 while Wakefield fell to 0-2.  Wakefield’s offense accounted for six of those three-and-outs and three of those turnovers as they...

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Sports Lead: March 26, 2021

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Sports Lead: March 25, 2021

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Warrior girls’ track defeats Watertown in season opener

Posted by on Mar 25, 2021 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warrior girls’ track defeats Watertown in season opener

Published in the March 25, 2021 edition. WATERTOWN — After a full year away from track and field competition, the wait has ended. The Wakefield High girls’ track and field team was back in action against Watertown on Saturday and came away with a convincing win scoring 74-22. The meet showcased several newcomers as well as returning veterans who led the way to their first win of the young outdoors “indoor” track season. The interesting change this season is that the meets, usually held indoors from December to February,...

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Wakefield girls swim 22-0 in events throughout first two meets

Posted by on Mar 24, 2021 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield girls swim 22-0 in events throughout first two meets

Warriors creating own energy during virtual competitions Published March 24, 2021 By DAN BYRNE MALDEN—It has certainly been an unusual year in High School sports and no sport has seen more upheaval in the way they compete than the sport of swimming. It was supposed to be a Fall full of great achievements for the Wakefield High girls’ swim team, but as we are all well aware, life has taken many unexpected turns since the Warriors last got into the pool in 2019. Social distancing requirements have made in-person swim...

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Sports Lead: March 24, 2021

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Wakefield volleyball sweeps Wilmington moves to 3-0

Posted by on Mar 23, 2021 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Wakefield volleyball sweeps Wilmington moves to 3-0

Published in the March 23, 2021 edition. By RYAN MARSH WAKEFIELD — The match was coming down to its final few points. The Warriors had been on top throughout most of it, but Wilmington had made a push in the third set to keep it close. As the ball of red, white, and blue flashed back and forth over the net, Wakefield and Wilmington players were diving left and right. Eventually, the play made its way to the Wakefield side. The team set the ball up on a tee for...

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Warriors fall to Watertown in season opener, 13-6

Posted by on Mar 22, 2021 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Warriors fall to Watertown in season opener, 13-6

Published in the March 22, 2021 edition. By DAN PAWLOWSKI WATERTOWN — Stop me if you’ve heard this before: The Wakefield High football team kicked off their Fall 2 season under a bright, 11 a.m. March sun at Victory Field in Watertown in front of a limited number of fans, 478 days after their last game.  Anyone? Ok, I’ll keep going. The Warriors and Raiders played a competitive game down to the wire as Watertown took their first lead with two minutes remaining, eventually resulting in a 13-6 win for...

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Sports Lead: March 18, 2021

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Okundaye named Boston Herald All-Scholastic

Posted by on Mar 18, 2021 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off on Okundaye named Boston Herald All-Scholastic

Published in the March 18, 2021 edition. Wakefield Memorial High School senior Brett Okundaye was recently named to the 2021 Boston Herald All-Scholastic team. Okundaye became a two-time Middlesex League All-Star when he earned the honor for the second consecutive season this year.  Okundaye averaged a double-double with 21 points, 10 rebounds and 5.5 steals per game over 11 games. He shot 56 percent from the field, the highest FG percentage at Wakefield High in 37 years. His 5.5 steals per game (55 total) put him on pace to...

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