Friday, November 10, 2017

WH Football Tops Marshfield

Whitman-Hanson 21 Marshfield 14

Ethan Phelps led the way with 86 yards rushing on 18 carries and 1 touchdown and he was 9-18 passing for 107 yards and 2 touchdown passes. Brett Holmes and Billy Martell caught touchdowns from Phelps
> WH 0 7 14 0
> M 0 6 8 0
> 2nd M Brendan Ward 23 yard run (kick no good
> 2nd Ethan Phelps to Billy Martell 33 yards( Jake O'Brien Kick)
> 3rd Phelps to Brett Holmes 30 yards (O'Brien Kick)
> 3rd Phelps 46 yard run (O'Brien kick)
> Christian Dunn to nick Banks 10 yards ( ward run)

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Girls Soccer Advances

The Whitman Hanson girls soccer team advanced to the south sectional finals with a 2-1 victory over Hingham. Hingham took the lead on a Caroline Harkins goal in the first half and that lead held up until midway through the second half when Lauren Bonavita took a 45yd pass from Samantha Smith and outraced the defender and placed the ball into the lower left corner. Both teams continued to battle and with a minute remaining, after a long throw by Delaney Hall, Bonavita collected an Eve Montgomery pass and fired home the shot for her second goal. The Panther defense of Sam Perkins, Samantha Smith, Elana Wood and Olivia Johnson were outstanding against the Hingham offense. Goalkeeper Skylar Kuzmich was outstanding making 16 saves in the Panther net.



Monday, November 6, 2017

Girls Soccer All Stars

League all-stars

Lauren Bonavita

Samantha Smith

Elana Wood

Eve Montgomery

Skylar Kuzmich


1st team All-Emass

Lauren Bonavita

Samantha Smith

Elana Wood


Second Team  All-Emass

Eve Montgomery


All State

Lauren Bonavita

Samantha Smith

All New England and All-American

Lauren Bonavita




Sunday, November 5, 2017

WH Girls Soccer Advances

The Whitman Hanson girls soccer team advanced in the Division 1 south sectional tournament with a 6-2 win over Weymouth. Lauren Bonavita led the way with 4 goals and an assist while Delaney Hall (1 assist)and Eve Montgomery(2 assists) each had a single tally. Anika Floeck had 3 assists on the night. Sam Perkins, Samantha Smith Elana Wood and Olivia Johnson were outstanding defensively in front of goalkeeper Skylar Kuzmich. Katie Korzec, Alexis Billings and Lexi Grazioso all had outstanding performances.


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Coaches Cross Country Invitational

Whitman-Hanson Boys and Girls Cross Country prepared for next week's Eastern Massachusetts Division 3 Championship to be held at the Wrentham Developmental Center by participating in Saturday's Frank Mooney Coaches Invitational Meet on the same course.  Medal winners in the 5K Junior/Senior Boys Race were Jack Ryan (15th; 16:55) and Andrew Newman (18th; 16:57.) In the Girls 5K Nicole Norve finished 7th in 19:44.  Also taking medals in the Freshman 2.1 Mile event were Liam Cafferty (27th; 10:49) and Theo Kamperides (47th; 10:59.)


Saturday, November 4, 2017

Boys Soccer Advances

Whitman- Hanson hosted Catholic Memorial tonight in the first round of division 2 playoffs. CM scored first, but Whitman- Hanson kept playing and creating a few chances. First half ended 1-0 CM. The second half was just as exciting as the first. W-H tied the score 15 minutes in, 1-1. W-H created the goal by working it out to Adam Milewski and he slotted a nice pass to Joel Arsenault. The rest of the game was well a great struggle as both sides played very well. We played even through 2 overtimes and penalty kicks decided it. Senior captain Anthony Pasciuto made 2 saves in net during the shoot out and each W-H kicker put it home- (4-2). The final score was 2-1 (4-2) Whitman- Hanson.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Wh football

Whitman-Hanson 30 Barnstable 20
> Mike Connors and Ethan Phelps combined to rush for 183 yards on the night. Connors ran 16 times for 157 and Phelps ran 21 times for 126 yards and was 10-18 passing for 84 yards.
> WH 7 9 7 7
> B 0 7 0 13
> 1st WH Mike Connors 6 yard run ( Jake O'Brien Kick)
> 2nd Petrewski 5 yard run (kick good)
> 2nd WH Ethan Phelps to Brendan Frawley 30 yards (O'Brien Kick)
> 3rd WH Phelps to Jacob Nixon 8 yards( O'Brien Kick)
> 4th B Petrewski to Turner 55 yard yards(Pass no Good)
> WH Phelps 1 yard run (O'Brien Kick)
> B Walsh 1 yard run ( Kick Good)

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Patriot League Cross Country

At Saturday's Patriot League Championship Meet, The Whitman-Hanson Boys finished 6th of 10 teams with Seniors Andrew Newman (10th overall, 17:17) and Jack Ryan (12th, 17:35) leading the way for the Panthers.  For the Girls, Seniors Nicole Norve (6th; 20:21) and Julia Cosgrave (33rd, 22:57) were the top two finishers for the Panthers who finished 7th of 10 teams.


WH Girls Soccer Records Shutout

The Whitman Hanson girls soccer team wrapped up the regular season with a 3-0 shutout of Weymouth. Anika Floeck led the way with two goals and an assist while Lauren Bonavita added a single tally. The defense of Samantha Smith, Sam Perkins, Elana Wood and Olivia Johnson kept the Weymouth offense in check. Skylar Kuzmich recorded 3 saves to earn the shutout. Lexi Grazioso, Katie Korzec, Delaney Hall and Eve Montgomery had strong performances for the Panthers.


Boys' Varsity Soccer Score

Whitman- Hanson hosted Cardinal Spellman this evening. It was a good half of soccer for both sides in the first. W-H scored 20 seconds in. The final score would be 6-1 W-H. Both goalies Andrew Sullivan and Griffin Nickerson did well in net. Brendan Nehiley led the way with 2 goals and an assist. Senior Nate Winders scored the 2nd goal. Joel Arsenault had a goal and an assist. Nolan Clack and Jason Brodeur scored a goal for W-H. Finished 10-7-1

Field Hockey 10/27

The Whitman-Hanson Field Hockey Panthers played against the Norwell Clippers and won 8-2.  The Panthers went up 3-1 at the half and never looked back.  The Panthers scored 5 more goals in the second half.  All Panther goal scorers were from seniors playing in their final game.  Captain Tina Woodward scored 4 goals and an assist. Captain Ashley Memmolo and Riley MacDonald each had one.  Chelsea Getchell netted a pair of goals.  

Overall 6-11-1, 1-11-0

WH Volleyball vs. BR 10/28/17

Whitman-Hanson traveled to Bridgewater-Raynham Saturday and won the match 3-1. The set scores were 25-19 (WH), 14-25 (BR), 25-17 (WH) and 25-11 (WH). The Panthers dominated in teamwork, passing extremely well, communicating and finished the season strong. Senior Madi Adams held the team together with great passing and 18 balls on serve receive. Senior Cathryn Johnson continued her reputation as the "ace queen" with 5 aces and 10 good serves. Senior setter Tori Perry finished strong with 25 assists. Senior Co-Captains Amanda Anderson and Halle Julian finished with over 10 kills each in their last game. Not far behind was Sophomore Ella Sweeney with 9 kills and Junior Nicole Scott playing great defense. The Panthers finish the season 4-17.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Girls Soccer

The Whitman Hanson girls soccer team improved to 14-1-2 with a 5-0 shutout of Quincy. Lauren Bonavita led the way with two first half goals while Sam Perkins, Eve Montgomery(2 assists) and Anika Floeck all had single tallies. Courtney Woodward, Samantha Smith, Maddie Trongone and Delaney Hall(2 assists) all had outstanding games for the Panthers.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

WH Boys Soccer Clinches tourney spot

Whitman- Hanson travelled to Quincy to play Quincy High School in a Patriot League match up. W-H got off to a good start when Steve Kelly played a nice ball in to senior captain Kyle Nehiley who scored a very nice goal to make it 1-0. Quincy responded soon after making it 1-1 going into the half. Quincy and W-H both played well in the second. It was W-H who was able to get on the board when Joel Arsenault made a brilliant pass to Kyle Nehiley who scored to make it 2-1. It would end 2-1. W-H with the win made the tournament. W-H finished 8-6-1 in the Patriot League, and is 9-7-1 overall with 1 to play.

WH Volleyball vs. Middleboro 10/26/17

Whitman-Hanson hosted Middleboro Thursday night and won the match 3-1. The set scores were 25-22 (WH), 25-17 (WH), 23-25 (Middleboro) and 25-22 (WH). The Panthers played well as a team, had steady passing and high energy on the court. Senior night was highlighted with great rallies and smart plays by the panthers. Playing well for the Panthers tonight include Senior Tori Perry with fantastic sets and Senior Halle Julian with great ball control and jump serves. The Panthers are now 3-17 in the season and travel to B-R on Saturday.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

WH Volleyball vs. Quincy 10/25/17

Whitman-Hanson traveled to Quincy Wednesday night and lost the match 3-0. The set scores were 10-25 (Q), 24-26 (Q) and 25-27(Q). The Panthers started slow to warm up but made great improvements nearly taking the third set from the Presidents. Whitman-Hanson played hard and really fought for every point near the end. There were several long rallies with great communication and movement on the court. Playing well for the Panthers tonight include Junior Allison Hanlon with 6 powerful kills and Senior Tori Perry with 11 assists and fantastic energy. The Panthers are now 2-17 in the season and host Middleboro Thursday for senior night.

WH Field Hockey

The Whitman-Hanson Field Hockey Panthers played against the Middleboro Sanchems and tied 0-0.  The game was the Panther's Senior game.  The Panthers will say goodbye to 15 seniors at the end of the season.  The game was purely defensive.  The Panthers dominated the game, but could not put it past the Sachem netminder and defense.  

Overall 5-10-1, 1-10-0

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Patriot League Cross Country Results - Whitman-Hanson

Whitman-Hanson (4-3) hosted Plymouth South on its 5K course and won a close meet 26 - 31.  Plymouth South's Sophomore Strickland Davis (1st, 16:42) edged the Panthers Senior Andrew Newman (2nd, 16:43) but W-H placed 4  more runners among the top 8 to seal the win (SR Capt Jack Ryan, 3rd 16:57; FR Theo Kamperides (6th; 17:57); FR Liam Cafferty (7th; 17:58) and SR Cam WIlson (8th; 18:03.)  

The Whitman-Hanson Girls edged Plymouth South 27-28 at home Tuesday afternoon.  South's Jillian Callahan  (19:35) took 1st place by a split second over the Panthers Senior Captain Nicole Norve (2nd, 19:35.)  SR Julia Cosgrave (3rd; 21:44), SR  Captain Camryn Boyce (4th, 22:04), Maeve Rooney (8th, 22:55) and Dorothy DiMascio-Donohue (10th, 23:36) all scored in the Panther victory.


Monday, October 23, 2017

Patriot League girls soccer

Lauren Bonavita's 2 goals paced Whitman Hanson in a 3-0 victory over host Duxbury. Bonavita's goal in the first half put Whitman Hanson up 1-0 at the half and allowed Boanvita to tie the all- time scoring record at the school with 103 goals. Lexi Grazioso put the Panthers up 2-0 with a goal midway through the second half and Bonavita scored her 104th career goal giving Whitman Hanson the 3-0 victory. Samantha Smith, Olivia Johnson, Delaney Hall, Elana Wood and Sam Perkins all had outstanding games for the Panthers. Whitman Hanson is now 13-1-2 on the season.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Whitman-Hanson Cross Country

The Panthers competed Saturday evening in the MSTCA Twilight Meet held at the Barnstable Fairgrounds in Falmouth.  Fourteen Boys competed in various 5K events (Varsity, JV, Sophomore) with 9 of the 14 setting Personal Records.  Andrew Newman (16:47), Jack Ryan (17:03), and Adam Solari (18:21-PR) had the top three times for Whitman-Hanson.  

For the Girls, 13 of the 16 runners  also set personal records at the 5K distance.  Nicole Norve (19:33), Julia Cosgrave (20:38-PR) and Camryn Boyce (21:50-PR) were the top three finishers among the ladies.

In the 2.1 Mile Freshman race, Liam Cafferty (11:49), Theo Kamperides (11:56) and Chris MacDonald (12:25) led the way for Whitman-Hanson.


Saturday, October 21, 2017

Incredible Scholarship Opportunity Available To WH Student-Athletes

Whitman- JJ Frisoli was an accomplished student-athlete at Whitman-Hanson where he was captain of the championship football and wrestling teams.  Loved by all who met him, JJ was especially proud of the communities of Whitman and Hanson. Through athletics and a strong community spirit, JJ benefited greatly from the lessons he learned such as leadership, work ethic, discipline, dedication, sportsmanship, loyalty and commitment.  JJ stayed very close with all of his Whitman Hanson friends and gave back to all the communities he was a part of.
The JJ Frisoli Foundation was established by the Frisoli family in honor of JJ’s spirit and love of life. A scholarship equal to $10,000 will be given to a Whitman-Hanson senior student graduating from Whitman Hanson in 2018 who has demonstrated excellence in athletics in terms of leadership and accomplishment while maintaining a C average or higher.  The student will be required to be attending a college, the military service or an accredited apprenticeship program. The JJ Frisoli Foundation will select the individual winner in February and the winner will be announced at the Whitman-Hanson Scholarship night.  The application has been emailed to all members of the class of 2018.

1.      Applications due by December 1, 2017.
2.      Review of applications by JJ Frisoli Foundation from December 1, 2017 to January 15, 2018.
3.      Scholarship winner notified by February 1, 2018. 
4.      Winner officially recognized at Whitman Hanson scholarship night in May 2018.

Joseph John “JJ” Frisoli grew up in Hanson, MA as part of a large family of four sons. Born to Joe and Maureen Frisoli, JJ was an adored brother of Michael, Marc and Chris. JJ married his college sweetheart, Eve Lambros, and they recently moved to Charlestown, MA.  JJ was a treasured figure among anyone fortunate enough to meet him.
JJ was a two sport captain in football and wrestling for Whitman Hanson High School. Always a winner, JJ captained the Superbowl Championship football team and League Championship undefeated wrestling team during his senior year.
As a four year starter on the football team at UMass Dartmouth, JJ was elected captain of the team his senior year. JJ was a beloved leader on and off the athletic fields and campus wide among his peers.
Working in the financial services industry for his career, JJ and Eve lived in New York City for 12 years where he was a successful commodities trader on the New York Board of Trade. 
JJ was a wonderful family man and unconditionally loved his wife, parents, mother-in-law, brothers, sisters & brother-in-laws, uncles & aunts, cousins and many nieces and nephews. Always a sports fan, JJ was a fixture at the football, hockey, soccer and lacrosse games for his nieces and nephews.
JJ brought unconditional love and joy to everyone and everything he encountered. An exemplary representation of a kind heart and generous soul, JJ gave so much happiness and love to the world.
To keep JJ’s wonderful spirit alive forever, The JJ Frisoli Foundation has been established to provide an annual scholarship to a graduating senior from Whitman Hanson Regional High School.
Joseph John “JJ” Frisoli

July 25, 1976 to March 13, 2017

WH Field Hockey

The Whitman-Hanson Field Hockey Panthers played against the Hingham Harbormen and lost 4-3.  Hingham scored first within the opening minutes of the game.  Panther's forward Tina Woodward scored just minutes after nullifying Hingham's lead.  The Panther's forwards Nicole Perry and Tina Woodward scored giving the Panthers a 2 goal advantage.  Hingham closed the first half with a goal making the score 3-2.  The second half was valiantly played by both teams. Hingham was able to score two more times and solidify the victory in the face of constant furious rushes by the Panthers.  

Overall 5-10-0, 1-10-0

Friday, October 20, 2017

WH football finishes season at 5-2

Whitman-Hanson 43 Silver Lake 20
> The Panthers Rolled on senior night jumping out to a 35-6 ahold time score and cruised from there.
> Score by quarter
> WH 14 21 0 8
> SL 6 0 14 0
> 1st Ethan Phelps 27 yard run (Phelps Kick)
> 1st Gavin Hamilton 30 yard interception return (run no good)
> Phelps 1 yard run(Phelps kick)
> 2nd Phelps to Brett Holmes 22 yards (Phelps Kick)
> Phelps to Nixon 15 yards (Phelps Kick)
> Phelps to Gomes 16 yards( Phelps Run)
> 3rd Dan Collins 35 yards (Tanner Boyd Run)
> 3rd Phil Lashley 2 yard run( Run no good)
> 4th Phelps 14 yard run (Mike Connors Run)
> Ethan Phelps 13 carries 186 yards and 12-15 passing 175 yards
> WH 5-2

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Boys' Varsity Soccer Score

Whitman- Hanson travelled to Plymouth North to square off in a Patriot League battle. Plymouth North got on the board at the end of the half to take the lead before half. Several minutes into the second half Peyton Collins for W-H bent in a free kick to tie the score at 1. Several minutes later Jason Brodeur hit a magnificent shot from 25 yards out into the corner to give W-H the lead, and they were able to hold on with good defensive effort led by senior captain goalie Anthony Pasciuto. W-H is now 7-5-1 in the league and 8-6-1 overall.

Patriot League girls soccer

The Whitman Hanson girls soccer team improved to 12-1-2 with a 7-1 victory over Plymouth North. Lexi Grazioso (2 goals), Lauren Bonavita(2 goals & 2 assists), Anika Floeck(2 goals) and Delaney Hall(1 goal) accounted for the Whitman Hanson scoring. Samantha Smith, Katie Korzec, Eve Montgomery(2 assists) and Madeline Nagle all had strong performances for the Panthers. Skylar Kuzmich and Reese Codero split the goaltending duties for the Panthers.


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

WH Volleyball vs. Plymouth North 10/18/17

Whitman-Hanson hosted Plymouth North Wednesday night and lost the match 3-1. The set scores were 22-25 (PN), 22-25 (PN), 26-24 (WH) and 15-25 (PN). The Panthers showed great improvements and spirit tonight climbing back from deep point deficits in multiple sets. Playing well for the Panthers tonight include Senior Madison Adams with 39 serve receive passes, Sophomore Ella Sweeney with 14 big kills, Junior Allison Hanlon with 9 kills, Senior Captain Halle Julian with 10 kills, Senior Captain Amanda Anderson with 7 kills and Senior Tori Perry with 28 assists. The Panthers are now 2-15 in the season and host Duxbury on Friday.

Field Hockey Battles Tough

The Whitman-Hanson Field Hockey Panthers played against the Silver Lake Lakers and lost 1-0.  The game was balanced throughout the first half with both teams getting offensive rushes.  Opposing defenses kept shutting down these opportunities and the score was 0-0 at the half.  Silver Lake was able to get the only goal of the game half way through the second.  The Panthers and Lakers continued to exchange offensive attacks until the final bell.

Overall 5-9-0, 1-9-0

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Boys' Varsity Soccer Score

Whitman- Hanson hosted Hingham in a Patriot League match up on W-H's senior night. W-H struck first in the first half when Nolan Clack was able to track down a Steve Kelly free kick and pass it to Joel Arsenault to put the Panthers up 1-0. Hingham put the pressure on in the second half, but a timely header from Brendan Nehiley to his older brother and senior captain Kyle Nehiley put W-H up for good, 2-0. Senior captain Anthony Pasciuto got the shutout in net for W-H.

Patriot League Cross Country

Whitman-Hanson Boys Cross Country (3-3) traveled to Plymouth North only to lose 21-40, behind the Eagles 1-2 combination of NickMcNamee (1st; 13:38) and Bryan Ryder (2nd, 13:58.)  Seniors Andrew Newman (3rd, 14:22) and Jack Ryan (4th, 14:38) were Whitman-Hanson's top two finishers.

Whitman-Hanson Girls Cross Country (2-4) lost to Plymouth North 23-32 on the Eagles 2.65 Mile course.  Liz Marshall led the way for the winners (1st, 16:47) while Senior Captain Nicole Norve (2nd, 17:04) led the way for the visiting Panthers.


Monday, October 16, 2017

WH Volleyball vs. Hingham 10/16/17

Whitman-Hanson traveled to Hingham Monday night and lost the match 3-0. The set scores were 13-25 (H), 17-25 (H) and 10-25 (H). The Panthers played better offense tonight with stronger serves and some good attacks and rallies with Hingham. Especially at the beginning of the second set the Panthers held their own for the first half, communicating well. WH was overcome with poor passing on serve receive and in defense. Playing well for the Panthers tonight include Freshman setter Caileen Hurley and Sophomore outside hitter Alexis Connolly. The Panthers are now 2-14 in the season and host Plymouth North on Wednesday.

Patriot League Field Hockey

The Whitman-Hanson Field Hockey Panthers played against the Duxbury Dragons and lost 6-0.  The Dragons scored 3 times in the opening 10 minutes.  The Dragons scored another 3 times before the closing of the half.  The second half was a completely different game for the Panthers, who demonstrated more poise in the defensive zone.  The Panthers were forcing the play into Duxbury's end through long drives and hustling to the ball.  The second half ended with no tallies from either team. 

Overall 5-8-0, 1-8-0

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Boys' Varsity Soccer Score

Whitman- Hanson travelled to Silver Lake in a Patriot League match up. W-H struck first in the second half, when Peyton Collins found Adam Milewski on the back post. Silver Lake equalized a minute later. With 12 minutes remaining Joel Arsenault stole the ball and netted a cool finish to make it 2-1 W-H. With 5 minutes to go Silver Lake tied it at 2-2, which was the final.

WH and SL Girls Soccer Tie

Whitman Hanson battled to a 2-2 tie with Silver Lake. Whitman Hanson took a 1-0 first half lead when Lauren bonavita struck a 35yd blast. Silver Lake responded with a goal just before halftime to tie it up. Katie korzec out WH up 2-1 with a finish of a Lauren bonavita feed. Wit h45 seconds left Silver Lake tied it up. Samantha Smith. Elana Wood, Sam Perkins and Anika Floeck all had srong games for the Panthers.

WH Golf Team Gives Back

The Whitman Hanson golf team spent almost three hours at the Whitman Food Pantry this morning for their community service project. During their time there, players were able to clean, sort, and reorganize almost the entire pantry. 

Each player took their role today seriously, maximizing their efforts in order to show their appreciation for all the good fortune and support their community has provided them over the years. 

As the regular season comes to a close, with only one final match against Hanover on Monday, the team is still hungry to end the season with a win; their strong play as of late has them excited for the state tournament qualifying round held at Easton Country Club on Tuesday, Oct. 24. 

Field Hockey

The Whitman-Hanson Field Hockey Panthers played against the Norwell Clippers and won 3-1.  The Panthers scored twice before the end of the first half with goals by seniors Tina Woodward and Georgia MacDonald.  The Norwell Clippers scored within the first few minutes of the second half.  Senior Colleen Hughes sealed the Panther victory by scoring with around 10 minutes left in the contest.  

Overall 5-7-0, 1-7-0