Wakefield Sports

Boys’ indoor track team has second place showing

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors have best finish in nearly 50 years at Div. 4 Meet Published in the February 17, 2017 edition. BOSTON — While the Wakefield Memorial High boys’ indoor track team came up just short of capturing the Div. 4 Indoor Track and Field championship, the Warriors still had one of the best showings ever in the history of the program last night at the Reggie Lewis Center. Wakefield scored 61 points as a team and finished second to Northampton which tallied 67 points. The meet was touch and go the entire way and the team title wasn’t determined...

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Boys’ indoor track team sets its sights on another prize

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors hope to add a Div. 4 championship to their accomplishments Published in the February 16, 2017 edition. BOSTON — The Wakefield Memorial High boys’ indoor track team captured its second Middlesex League Freedom division title in three years this winter. Now the Warriors are setting their sets on another prize. Wakefield has 15 individual athletes and three relay teams that have qualified for the Div. 4 Track and Field Championship Meet which is scheduled for today at 4:30 p.m. at the Reggie Lewis Track Center. In the 55 meter dash...

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Girl cagers clinch at least a share of Middlesex League title

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Wakefield Daily Item, Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Top Burlington, can win banner outright in Watertown showdown Thursday Published in the February 15, 2017 edition By DAN BYRNE WAKEFIELD — On Tuesday night at the Charbonneau Field House it was a varsity girls’ basketball feature presentation with the Wakefield Memorial High School varsity team taking on Burlington High School. The Warriors didn’t start the game the way that head coach Meg O’Connell would have liked, but they got a big boost from junior guard Olivia Dziadyk in the second quarter and the rest of the team found its rhythm in...

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Grapplers wrap up third place at Div. 3 North Tournament

Posted by on Feb 14, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors have nine place winners, seven advance to Div. 3 State Meet Published in the February 14, 2017 edition. DANVERS — The Wakefield Memorial High wrestling team didn’t crown any champions at the Div. 3 North Sectional Tournament, but the Warriors had many place winners as they secured third place in the team scoring. Wakefield finished third in the annual showcase on Saturday at Danvers High School with 147.5 points. The Warriors finished behind Div. 3 North champion Melrose and host Danvers as those two schools scored 235 and 200...

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Girls’ hoop team throws Melrose for a loss

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Olivia Dziadyk foul shot the difference in a 51-50 thriller Published in the February 13, 2017 edition. By DAN BYRNE WAKEFIELD  — On Friday night, the Charbonneau Field House was packed with fans for the doubleheader between Melrose and Wakefield. It was déjà vu for the Warrior girls’ varsity basketball team at the end of the game. Not only did the girls knock off Melrose for a second time this season, they did so in an unusual fashion. Olivia Dziadyk stepped to the free-throw line with no time on the clock and made the first of two attempts,...

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Boys’ hockey team has a blast against Wildcats

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warriors earn first league victory with 4-1 rout Published in the February 9, 2017 edition By JIM SOUTHMAYD WILMINGTON – What a difference 10 days can make. After dropping a close 2-1 game against Wilmington on Jan. 30, the Wakefield Memorial High boys’ hockey team turned the rematch into a one-sided affair as the Warriors netted three second period goals en route to a 4-1 triumph over the Wildcats last night at the Ristuccia Arena. Wakefield earned its first Middlesex League Freedom division win of the season and its first league...

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Boys’ indoor track team has a strong showing at M.L. Championships

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Matt Greatorex breaks school record in mile Published in the February 8, 2017 edition BOSTON — The Warrior boys’ indoor track team captured the Middlesex League Freedom division title this winter and proved that it is one of the top clubs in the league. So it should come as no surprise that Wakefield had a strong showing at the M.L. Championship Meet which was held on Monday night at the Reggie Lewis Track Center. The Warriors placed fourth overall with 51.5 points as they had nine individual athletes and two relay teams place in the meet...

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PHOTO: Wildcat tamers

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Published in the February 8, 2017 edition

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Harrington breaks school record in 600 meter run

Posted by on Feb 7, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Warrior girls’ indoor track team places five in M.L. Championship Meet Published in the February 7, 2017 edition. BOSTON — The Wakefield Memorial High girls’ indoor track team, the Middlesex League Freedom division champion, didn’t win the M.L. championship meet, but it still had some very good performances including a record breaking one by senior captain Abby Harrington. Harrington broke the WMHS record in the 600 meter to top the Warrior contingent last night in the showcase at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center....

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Wrestlers set a new WMHS record for dual meet victories

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 in Wakefield Sports | Comments Off

Sweep quad-meet for a 21-win season Published in the February 6, 2017 edition. WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Memorial High wrestling team’s had some great seasons in the history of the program and the Warriors have posted many dual meet victories in some of those years. But none of those dual meet records will top the 2016-17 squad. Wakefield broke a school record for dual meet wins in a season as it swept a quad meet on Friday night at the Galvin Middle School Gymasium. The 21 victories is the most since the 19 posted the by the 1998 Warriors....

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