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Sports Lead: June 11, 2021

Posted by on Jun 10, 2021 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Sports Lead: June 11, 2021

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Red Raider lacrosse boys are league champs

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Red Raider lacrosse boys are league champs

Unbeaten Melrose reaches 10-0 after Wakefield win Published June 11, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE WAKEFIELD—The Melrose Red Raider boy’s lacrosse team are once again Middlesex League champs. This after completing a successful 10-0 regular season campaign in the Middlesex Freedom League, culminating in back-to-back wins over Wakefield this week. This is Melrose’s 5th Middlesex League title and their second straight one—their last being in 2019.  THE MELROSE Red Raider lacrosse team are sole winners of the ML Freedom league after a 9-3 win over Wakefield. Pictured on defense, Jake Rowe. (Dan Pawlowski photo)...

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Tennis girls clinch Middlesex Freedom League

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Tennis girls clinch Middlesex Freedom League

First time since 2013 & 2nd title ever Published June 11, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—It’s been a historical season for the Melrose High girls’ tennis team, who have clinched the Middlesex Freedom league with a nearly flawless record of 9-1, thanks to a clutch 3-2 win over Wakefield on Monday at the Crystal Street courts in Melrose. It was a down-to-the-wire victory for the Red Raiders who saw wins in two singles play and double play to catapult over the Warriors. This is their first league title since 2013,...

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Baseball seniors come up clutch

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Melrose Sports, Melrose Weekly News | Comments Off on Baseball seniors come up clutch

Carrieri, Melrose ruins Wakefield’s perfect season Published June 11, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Just days after taking it on the chin from the undefeated Wakefield Warriors in a super competitive 3-2 loss, the Melrose Red Raider baseball team got revenge in an impressive 6-1 win at on Sunday at Walsh Field in Wakefield, spoiling the Warriors otherwise perfect season and improving their record to 5-5.   Scoreless going into the third, Melrose took the lead over Wakefield (9-1) in that inning by scoring three runs and then never looked back. Melrose tacked...

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Lax girls cruise past Wakefield on Senior Night

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Lax girls cruise past Wakefield on Senior Night

12-3 victory has Melrose 8-3 entering postseason Published June 11, 2021 By MARIA O’DONNELL MELROSE—The Melrose Women’s lacrosse team continued their dominance on Senior Night as they defeated their Wakefield neighbors in a 12-3 victory on Fred Green Field. After losing two games against Burlington two weeks ago, the Red Raiders redeemed themselves with home-and-away wins against Wakefield. Melrose’s defense was dominant on Monday night, a tribute to their goalie Paige Rocha. After falling behind 1-0 and struggling through a scoreless first quarter, Melrose (8-3) shut down Wakefield’s offense,...

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Softball team gets revenge on Wakefield

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Softball team gets revenge on Wakefield

12-4 win compliments Senior Day Published June 11, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE MELROSE—Home is where the heart is for the Melrose High girl’s softball team, who finished their regular season in style with a 12-4 win over Wakefield at home on Monday, June 7 that puts Melrose at 5-5 on the season as they enter the Middlesex League Tournament play this week.  At press time, Melrose was slated to travel to Arlington on Thursday (post deadline) in the opening round of the Middlesex League tournament. They are expected to compete on...

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Melrose Americans tops Malden in home opener

Posted by on Jun 9, 2021 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Melrose Americans tops Malden in home opener

Published June 11, 2021 By MARIA O’DONNELL MELROSE—On Wednesday night, the Melrose Americans hosted the Malden Maddogs at Morelli Field for their first game after a year-long break. Despite suffering an early 3-0 deficit in the top of the first, the Americans came back and beat the Maddogs, 8-3. Melrose Americans manager Kevin Burgoyne credited a large part of the win to his veteran players. “Years previous we would strike out a lot but we have a lot of veterans now, (a few who) came up from Wakefield and...

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Sports Lead: June 4, 2021

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Track girls take silver at Div. 3 relays

Posted by on Jun 3, 2021 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on Track girls take silver at Div. 3 relays

Published June 3, 2021 By JENNIFER GENTILE WENHAM, MA—The Melrose High girl’s outdoor track team earned a second place finish at the MSTCA Div. 3 State Relays at Gordon College on Saturday, May 30. The silver medalists wowed thanks to a combination of sprints and field events that had them heads above competition from Burlington, Plymouth South and Pembroke, among others. Winner North Reading topped the pack with 78 points.  THE MELROSE High girl’s outdoor track team took silver at the MSTCA Div. 3 State relays. Even rain couldn’t...

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MHS Marching Band seniors saluted

Posted by on Jun 3, 2021 in Melrose Sports | Comments Off on MHS Marching Band seniors saluted

Published June 4, 2021 MELROSE—The Melrose High Marching Band celebrated their seniors during MHS Band Senior Night Celebration. The occasion marked the honoring of their seniors Thomas McAndrew (drum major), Patrick Stringer, Randi Sullivan, Marissa Zelten, and Lucia Gagliano. DRUM MAJOR Thomas McAndrews led the MHS Marching Band this spring. (courtesy photo) Randi Sullivan was the recipient of the Danny Williams Spirit Award and Scholarship. The award was presented during the Melrose Band Spring concert on May 19 by Matthew Repucci, Melrose Band Director.  Saying so long this season are Drum...

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