Monday, January 21, 2019

Boys Basketball

14 different players scored led by Tom Vassil (16 points) and Joey Depina (12 points) to lift Whitman Hanson boys basketball to a 78-49 win over Phoenix of Springfield in a game played at the basketball hall of fame.  The Panthers improve to 10-3 on the season .

 

Boys Hockey

Whitman-Hanson 5
Rockland 1
The Panthers were led by Chris Stoddard 2 goals and 2 assists, John Hagan 2 goals and Ed Scriven 1 goal and 2 assists. Bob Siders and RJ Flynn combined for the win in net. The Panthers move to 6-6-1 overall.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Athletics Update



Students face a variety levels of stress induced by everything from academic responsibilities to peer relationships.   Athletics can provide a welcomed diversion from these pressures as studies show that exercise is one of the best cures.  However conversely sometimes playing sports can actually add to the stress level when unhealthy expectations overwhelm the student.  The athletic department in conjunction with the counseling office has formed a group to help off support to student athletes handle the psychology of sports. 
The next meeting of this group is this Friday at 10:20am in the courtyard cafĂ©.  Breakfast will be served.  Students who would like to attend are asked to please rsvp by clicking on this link - https://fs17.formsite.com/WHathletics/7qmuxhonbe/index.html

Here is a recap of this week in WH Athletics –
The girls hockey team won its first game of the season beating Quincy/North Quincy Tuesday 15-8 at Shea Ice Rink in Quincy.  Alyssa Murphy lead the attack with 5 goals and 4 assists, Ellie Grady had 3 goals and 2 assists, Lily Ulvila had 3 goals and 1 assist, other scorers were Caity Hazley with 2 goals, Neve Corkery and Caleigh Tompkins with 1 each.

The swim team split a pair this week losing to Cohasset but beating Durfee. Madison Navicky had  a great week with personal best times in the 200 free relay and 100 back stroke. Niki Kamperides had a great performance in the 50 free style and in the 100 back. Mariella Crowley did outstanding  in her first ever 200 individual medley along with the 500 free style. Abby Bonney was solid in both the 200 and 400 free relay.

The girls basketball  team also went 1-1 this week cruising past Hanover but falling on the road at Plymouth North. The Panthers (7-4, 4-4) came out strong scoring 27 in first quarter to help defeat Hanover 76-48 on Tuesday. Kathryn Dunn scored a career high 22 points. Reese Codero (5 3’s) had 19 points. Brittany Gacicia had a double double with 12 points and 14 boards. Rylie Harlow added 7. 10 players scored for the Panthers. 

The boys basketball team continued with the theme of the week also going 1-1.  They capped the week with an impressive road win at Plymouth North, 82-46.  Junior Tom Vassil recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds and Liam Keane and Ben Rice both added 11 points. Junior Stevie Kelly missed a triple double by 2 rebounds (10 points, 15 assists and 8 rebounds) for the Panthers who improve to 9-3, 6-2.  The boys play at the basketball hall of fame in Springfield on Monday.
Whitman-Hanson Wrestling traveled to King Phillip for a tri-meet with Sharon on  Saturday.  KP defeats WH 56-18 and Sharon defeats WH 54-6.
Bright spots for WH included 160 pound Junior Captain Tyler Cullinan with 2 victories, 4-3 vs KP and a SV 9-7 vs Sharon.  120 pound Bethany Ralph 1-1 with a a pin vs KP, Damari Goldsmith-Greene 1-1 at 138 pounds, Joel McInnis 1-1 at 145 pounds and Rocco Ruffini also 1-1 at 220 pounds.
The Panthers are currently 5-14 overall and 0-4 in the Patriot League.  Next up is Quincy/North Quincy on Wednesday at 6:30 at WH. 
It was a light week for boys hockey with just one game, a 5-2 loss at Hanover.  Adam Solari had both goals and Owen Manning assisted on each tally.   The Panthers fall to 5-6-1 and return to action Monday hosting Rockland at 1:30pm.
Whitman Hanson’s Boys Track Team had nine relay teams competing at the MSTCA relays on Saturday. Boys who ran really well included Theo Kamperides, Pat Bui, Kyle O Brien, Sean Kakauskas and Chris Blackman.
                                                                                                               
In Girls Track the Distance Medley team of Tori Boss, Dorothy DiMascio-Donohue, Isabelle Amado and Anna Sullivan (who ran a personal best of 5:43 in the mile) finished 7th overall at the D3 Relays. Senior Capt Ally Bartlett was outstanding in t4x200, Sprint Medley and 50 M hurdle.

WHAM Gymnastics had their meet on Sunday with Hingham and Pembroke postponed.   The girls host Marshfield on Tuesday at 7:30pm at MGC Pembroke. 

The football and girls soccer teams held their banquets this week as they both celebrated excellent seasons.  Quinn Sweeney was named MVP for football and Samantha Smith took home the honors for girls soccer.  Tommy George and CJ Guiliani were named captains for football while Riley Bina, Courtney Woodward and Zoe Cox will lead the girls soccer team.












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Saturday, January 19, 2019

WH Wrestling Results 1/19/19




Whitman-Hanson Wrestling traveled to King Phillip for a tri-meet with Sharon.  KP defeats WH 56-18 and Sharon defeats WH 54-6.

Bright spots for WH included 160 pound Junior Captain Tyler Cullinan with 2 victories, 4-3 vs KP and a SV 9-7 vs Sharon.  120 pound Bethany Ralph 1-1 with a a pin vs KP, Damari Goldsmith-Greene 1-1 at 138 pounds, Joel McInnis 1-1 at 145 pounds and Rocco Ruffini also 1-1 at 220 pounds.


The panthers are currently 5-14 overall and 0-4 in the Patriot League.  Next uo for WH is Quincy/North Quincy on Wednesday at 6:30 at WH. 

Friday, January 18, 2019

Patriot League Basketball

Plymouth - Junior Tom Vassil recorded a double double with 12 points and 10 rebounds and Liam Keane and Ben Rice both added 11 points to lift Whitman Hanson to an 82-46 win over Plymouth North. Junior Stevie Kelly missed a triple double by 2 rebounds (10 points, 15 assists and 8 rebounds) for the Panthers who improve to 9-3, 6-2.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

WHAM Swimming

The swim team did awesome tonight! Both girls and boys won! Madison Navicky did great in the 200 free relay, she also got her best personal time in the 100 back stoke. Niki Kamperides had a great performance tonight in the 50 free style and in the 100 back. Mariella Crowley did great in her first ever 200 individual medley along with the 500 free style. Abby Bonney did great in both the 200 and 400 free relay.

WH Wrestling Results 1/16/19




Whitman-Hanson Wrestling hosted Patriot League opponent Pembroke and lost a hard fought match 42-40.  This was our 7th match that was decided by 6 points or less.  Winners for the Panthers included 126 pound Bethany Ralph 10-0, 152 pound Junior Captain Steve Brooks with a pin in 3:29, and 220 pound Mike Gardner with a pin in :41.  Other winners for WH included 138 pound Damari Goldsmith-Greene, 145 pound Joel McInnis, 182 pound Jason Rapoza and 285 pound Rocco Ruffini.


The panthers are currently 3-14 overall and 0-4 in the Patriot League.  WH travels to King Phillip HS on Saturday for a quad meet.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Swim

The Swim Team lost to Cohasset tonight but still many personal best time. Maddison Navicky had her best personal time on the 200 free style relay and in the 100 yard freestyle. Niki Kamperides also had her best personal time in the 100 back stroke. Abby Bonney also had a personal best time in the medley relay and the 400 yard free style relay. Mariella Crowley also did awesome in the 500 free style. Nate Manley had his best personal time in the 100 butterfly, also did a great in the medley relay and the 400 free relay.


Girls Hockey Wins!

The Whitman Hanson /Silver Lake girls hockey team beat Quincy/North Quincy today 15-8 at Shea Ice Rink in Quincy to get our first win of the year. Alyssa Murphy lead the attack with 5 goals and 4 assists, Ellie Grady had 3 goals and 2 assists, Lily Ulvila had 3 goals and 1 assist, other scorers were Caity Hazley with 2 goals, Neve Corkery and Caleigh Tompkins with 1 each. Our next game is Saturday vs. Cohasset-Hanover at 12:45 in Randolph. 

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Girls Basketball


WH (6-3, 3-3) defeated Silver Lake 52-41. Jr Brittany Gacicia led the Panthers with 14 points and 14 rebounds. So Reese Codero had 12 points. Jr Hannah Damon added 7 and dished out 5 assists. Sr Kathryn Dunn had 8 points and 8 rebounds. Jr Olivia Johnson was great on defense. 

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Boys hockey

 

 

Whitman-Hanson 5

Abington 2

 

Whitman-Hanson scorers: Kevin Willis (2 goals), single tallies by Owen Manning, Adam Solari and John Ward. Freshman Erik Dean earned his first varsity win in net with 15 saves, Whitman -Hanson moves to 5-5-1 overall.

 

 



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WH Wrestling Results

Whitman-Hanson Wrestling traveled to Weymouth for the annual Tournament. WH finished in 9th place with 5 place winners. Leading the way for WH was 152 pound Junior Captain Steve Brooks with his first tournament championship of his career with a pin in the finals. Steve finished the day 4-0 with 3 pins.

Other place winners for the Panthers included 138 pound Damari Goldsmith-Greene and Mike Gardner at 220 both finishing 4th. While Joel McInnis at 152 and Freshmen Jason Rapoza both finishing 2nd at 182 pounds.


Next up for the Panthers is Patriot League opponent Pembroke at WH on Wednesday January 16th.






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Friday, January 11, 2019

Patriot League Boys Basketball

Whitman - Sophomore Cole Levangie scored 16 points while Junior Stevie Kelly and Senior Cole Lewis each scored 10 to lead Whitman Hanson boys basketball to a 56-54 win over Silver Lake. The Panthers improve to 8-2 and 5-1 in the Patriot League.




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boy/girl DH


I am pleased to announce Whitman Hanson and Plymouth North have agreed to hold 2 boy/girl basketball doubleheaders.  The game schedule and bus schedule is below. 

1/18: 3:30pm      Girls JV at PN (front gym)

                                Girls Freshmen at PN (Back gym)

                                Boys JV at WH (front gym)

                                Boys Freshmen at WH (Back gym)

5pm       Girls varsity at PN

6:30pm Boys Varsity at PN

 

2/14 3:30pm       Girls JV at WH(front gym)

                                Girls Freshmen at WH (Back gym)

                                Boys JV at PN (front gym)

                                Boys Freshmen at PN (Back gym)

5pm       Girls varsity at WH

6:30pm Boys Varsity at WH

 

 

Bus schedule for 1/18
Bus 1 picks up girls jv and freshmen at 2:10pm.
Bus 2 picks up girls and boys varsity at 3:40pm (no shuttle) girls jv May stay for the games if they wish and return on varsity bus.

Bus schedule 2/14
Bus picks up boys fresh and jv at 2:10pm


Bob Rodgers

Athletic Director

Whitman-Hanson Regional High School

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Whitman, MA 02382

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Sunday basketball league

The Sunday basketball league schedule had a typo....there will be games this Sunday. The schedule said 1/3 but that should have said 1/13. Next weekend the games are on Saturday 1/19 not Sunday.


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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Swim meet update





The Swim Meet went great both the girls & boys won, Girls 91-79 and Boys 81-64. Nate Manley has another stunning performance, he had his best personal time in the 50 free style and the 100 butterfly. Sabrina O'Connor had another spectacular performance in diving. Maddison Navicky had an awesome performance tonight in the 100 yard free style and the 50 free style. Mariella Crowley did awesome in the 500 free style with her best personal time dropping 14 seconds! Erin Tilley had a great performance in the 100 back stroke. Abigail Bonney, Katelyn Sweeney did great in the 200 medley relay and in the 400 free relay. 


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Boys Track

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Patriot League Girls Track and Field

Whitman-Hanson (0-4) fell to Silver Lake (4-0) in Girls Patriot League Track and FIeld action Wednesday evening 65-35.  Winners for the Panthers included Sophomore Anna Sullivan (Mile, 5:48), Senior Maeve McDonough (2 Mile, 14:05) and Senior Captain Ally Bartlett in the Long Jump (15' 4".)  Bartlett also finished with three second place finishes (55 Hurdles, 55 Dash and the Shot Put.)

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

WHAM Swimming

WHAM swimming had a great meet today against Bishop Stang, in a non league meet. The girls won 99-84, unfortunately the boys lost 76-97. Nate Manley did awesome in the 50 yard free style, also had stunning performances in 500 yard free style. Niki Kamperides had an incredible race with two best personal times in the 100 yard free style and the 100 yard back! Madison Navicky had another great performance tonight in the 50 free style and the 400 yard relay. Mariella Crowley had her best personal time in the 500 yard free style! Abigail Bonney, Lillian Graham, Erin Tilley, and Katelyn Sweeney did awesome in the 200 free style relay. Sabrina O'Connor had another great tonight in diving.



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Girls Basketball

WH (5-3, 2-3) lost to Pembroke 53-41. The Panthers were led by Reese Codero (12 points) and Liv Martin (8 points) off the bench. Nine players scored. WH travels to Silver Lake on Friday.

Patriot League Boys Basketball

Pembroke - Senior Cole Lewis (12 points) and senior captain Joey Depina (11 points) were among 10 different players who scored to lead Whitman Hanson (7-2, 4-1) over Pembroke 68-50.

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Weekly Update


High school sports are about so much more than just winning and losing.  The values and work ethic our student athletes learn is a key component to their educational experience here at Whitman-Hanson.  This was on full display on Saturday when the wrestling team hosted their annual Panther Invitational.  The students, parents and coaches worked tirelessly to put on a terrific tournament.  They put in long hours and really once again exceeded expectations.  A special thanks to head coach Gary Rabinovitz who provides remarkable leadership for the entire program.
On the mat, the Panthers have a young team but there were several strong performances.  Whitman-Hanson finished in 11th place with 55 points.  Top finishers for WH included Damari Goldsmith- Greene 3rd at 138 pounds.  Steve Brooks 4th at 152 pounds, Christian Schneider 6th at 195 and Freshman Rocco Ruffini 6th at 220 pounds.  Up next for the Panthers is league foe Hingham in Hingham on Wednesday January 9th.
The girls swim team, WHAM, took their first loss of the season this week with Hanover recording a 94-88 win.  The boys also lost 87-85. Sabrina O’Connor had another stunning performance in diving. Madison Navicky had a personal best time in the 200 Free with a 2:13:12. Niki Kamperides also had a personal best time in 100 Back with 1:22:16. Abigail Bonney and Lillian Graham put on a great performance in the 200 yard relay.  Mariella Crowley did awesome in the 400 yard relay. 

The girls basketball team is on quite a run with a series of thrilling wins. The team came back a 15 point deficit in the 3rd quarter to take down undefeated Hoosac Valley 51-46 in OT in the opening round of the Hoosac Valley Christmas Tournament.  Sr Kathryn Dunn (15 points, 8 rebounds) nailed a 3 to force OT. Jr Liv Martin (15 points) hit 4 3’s in 4th and OT. Jr Brittany Gacicia chipped in with 9 pts and 10 rebounds and Reese Codero hit 2 clutch 3’s in 4th qtr and OT. The Panthers went on to win the tournament championship defeating Greenfield HS 42-38 in the championship game. Kathryn Dunn sparked the offense with 18 points and took home tournament MVP honors. Brittany Gacicia (all-tournament team) finished with 10 points and Sr Megan Henaghan scored 8.   The lady Panthers returned from the break with another nail biter beating Duxbury, 44-42.  Anna O’Neill (8 points) was the difference off the bench nailing a go-ahead 3 pointer with a minute to go. Jr Brittany Gacicia posted a double double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Sr Kathryn Dunn added 10. Jr Hannah Damon quarterbacked the offense a ton of hustle plays and composure down the stretch.  Whitman-Hanson is now 5-2 overall and 2-2 in the Patriot League.  They return to play Tuesday at home against Pembroke.

The boys basketball team had a successful trip to Florida winning 2 of 3 in the Haines City Tournament.  In particular the “gas team” stepped up for WH playing tenacious defense.  Liam Keane, Cole Lewis, Tajh Hunter, Ryan Bosse and Joey Depina were the difference the second round win.  The team returned to league play Friday night and Junior Ben Rice scored 24 points while sophomore Cole Levangie added 14 to lead Whitman Hanson (6-2,3-1) over Duxbury, 63-55. Junior Stevie Kelly chipped in with 13 for the Panthers.

The boys hockey team won the Cashman tournament over Christmas break.  In the title game, freshman John Ward scored the game winner to the lift the Panthers to a 3-2 win over Southeastern.  Chris Stoddard and Owen Manning also scored while Bobby Siders had 25 saves in net.  The Panthers went on to beat Cohasset on January 2nd, 6-3.  John Ward had 2 goals, while Kevin Willis, Chris Stoddard, Ed Scriven and Adam Solari all added one.  The team suffered a 5-2 setback last night at Quincy to fall to 4-4-1 on the season.  Adam Solari and Calvin Cooper both scored for the Whitman Hanson.

The girls hockey team is showing improvement every day.  They had a great game against Pembroke Saturday but lost, 5-3.  Alyssa Murphy netted the hat trick. 
The Whitman-Hanson Girls Track team (0-3) lost its meet with Pembroke Friday night at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center 55-41.  Senior Captain Ally Bartlett won the 55H (9.64) and took second place in both the Long Jump (14' 11.5") and the Shot Put (23' 7") for the Panthers.  Other winners were Sophomores Anna Sullivan in the Mile (5:58) and Isabelle Amado in the 1000 (3:14) and Junior Tori Carleton in the 2 Mile (13:40.)
The Whitman-Hanson boys Track team (2-1) beat Pembroke, 51-48 Friday night at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center.The 4x200 team of Sean Kukauskas, Billy Martell, Nic Fernandes and Pat Bui clinched the meet for the Panthers!
Other winners for WH Brandon Hager in the mile, Billy Martell shot put, Kyle O’Brien 600, Theo Kamperides 2 mile, Sean Kukauskas and Jake Caterer tied for first in the high jump.

The WHAM Gymnastics Team had a great meet against Plymouth finishing with a score with Plymouth recording the win, 124.45-114. Sarah Bombardier tying for first on vault and finished with an all around of 30.1. The girls will be facing Plymouth at their home gym, Tumble time, in Pocasset on Tuesday. 7:00pm warm-up 8:00 meet.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

WHAM Gymnastics

The WHAM Gymnastics Team had a great meet against Plymouth finishing with a score of 114 and Plymouth 124.45. Sarah Bombadier tying for first on vault and finished with an all around of 30.1. We will be facing Plymouth at their home gym, Tumble time, in Pocasset on Tuesday. 7:00pm warm-up 8:00 meet! Let's Go Girls!

Friday, January 4, 2019

Great Win for Girls Basketball

WH (5-2, 2-2) defeated Duxbury 44-42.  Anna O'Neill (8 points) was the difference off the bench nailing a go-ahead 3 pointer with a minute to go. Jr Brittany Gacicia posted a double double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Sr Kathryn Dunn added 10. Jr Hannah Damon quarterbacked the offense a ton of hustle plays and composure down the stretch.

Patriot League Basketball

Duxbury - Junior Ben Rice scored 24 points while sophomore Cole Levangie added 14 to lead Whitman Hanson (6-2,3-1) over Duxbury, 63-55 in Patriot League play. Junior Stevie Kelly chipped in with 13 for the Panthers.


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Whitman-Hanson 51 Pembroke 48

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Swim team meet update against hanover

WHAM swimming lost to Hanover 88-94, making their record (3-1). The boys also lost 85-87, making their record (2-2). Sabrina had another stunning performance in diving. Madison Navicky had a personal best time in the the 200 Free with a 2:13:12. Niki Kamperides also had a personal best time in 100 Back with 1:22:16. Abigail Bonney and Lillian Graham put on a great performance in the 200 yard relay.  Mariella Crowley did awesome in the 400 yard relay. 



Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Boys ice hockey

Whitman-Hanson 6
Cohasset 3

Whitman-Hanson goal scorers were John Ward (2 goals), Kevin Willis, Chris Stoddard, Ed Scriven and Adam Solari. Bob Siders earned the win in net. The Panthers move to 4-3-1 overall.


Sunday, December 30, 2018

Boys Hockey

Whitman-Hanson goal scorers were Chris Stoddard, Owen Manning and the game winner by freshman John Ward. Bob Siders had 25 saves in net for the Panthers. Total effort by defensive corps of Kevin Willis, Josh Pike, Jack Allen and Reed Watson. The Panthers move to 3-3-1 overall.




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Saturday, December 29, 2018

Whitman-Hanson Boys and Girls Track & Field



The Panthers were represented in the MSTCA Distance Classic held Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center with both a Girls' and Boys' 4 X 800 Relay Team.  JR Victoria Boss, Senior Dorothy DiMascio-Donohue, and Sophomores Isabelle Amado and Anna Sullivan combined to place 5th (of 18 entries) in a time of 10:40.51.  For the Boys it was Juniors Brandon Hager and Nick Hanley, along with Sophomores Liam Cafferty and Theo Kamperides placing 7th (of 22 entries) in a time of 9:09.66.


Steve George


 

WH Boys Basketball Post Win in Florida.

The Whitman Hanson boys basketball team defeated Viera High School in its final game of the Haines City Christmas tournament in Florida, 63-57. Junior Ben Rice was named to the all tournament team scoring 13 tonight (53 points over the three games).
4 players had double figures for the Panthers, Sophomore Cole Levangie (12), Colby Ahern (11) and Jonathan Zeidan (10). Whitman Hanson won 2 of 3 in the tournament to improve to 5-2. The team will spend the next three days in Florida before returning home to continue with Patriot League action.

Girls Basketball Wins Tourney

WH (4-2, 1-2) defeated Greenfield HS 42-38 in the championship round of Hoosac Valley Christmas Tourney. Kathryn Dunn sparked the offense with 18 points and took home tournament MVP honors. Brittany Gacicia (all tournament team) finished with 10 points and Sr Megan Henaghan scored 8.

Friday, December 28, 2018

WH Wrestling Results 12-27-18



The Whitman-Hanson Wrestling team traveled to Marshfield for the 34th Annual Holiday Tournament.  There was a total of 37 teams competing.  WH wrestlers competed with everything that had but came up short with no place winners this year.  Winning matches for the Panthers included 2 wins from Joel McInnis, and one win each from Myles McInnis, Damari Goldsmith Greene and Christian Schneider.


This was a highly competitive tournament and our kids wrestled hard all day long.  Next up is the Whitman-Hanson Tournament to be held at WH on Saturday January 5th.



Girls Basketball Rallies

WH (3-2, 1-2) came back a 15 point deficit in the 3rd qtr to take down undefeated Hoosac Valley 51-46 in OT. Sr Kathryn Dunn (15 points, 8 rebounds) nailed a 3 to force OT. Jr Liv Martin (15 points) hit 4 3's in 4th qtr and OT. Jr Brittany Gacicia chipped in with 9 pts and 10 rebounds and Reese Codero hit 2 clutch 3's in 4th qtr and OT. The Panthers will play Greenfield HS in the championship round of Hoosac Valley Christmas Tournament.

WH Boys Basketball Shoots it’s Way to Win

The Whitman Hanson boys basketball team earned a hard fought win over Archbishop McCarthy (of Tampa, FL), 84-75 in the Haines City Tournament. 4 players had double figures for WH, Ben Rice (26), Joey Depina and Jon Zeidan (13 each) and Cole Lewis (12).
"This was a great team win, our second unit really played a terrific game and they were the difference. Joey and Cole shot it well, but Tajh Hunter, Ryan Bosse and Liam Keene were also key to 2 important runs in the game. I'm really proud of the kids to beat a team of that quality tonight," Panther coach Bob Rodgers said.
The Panthers were red hot behind the arc connecting on 12 of 18 3 point attempts. Whitman Hanson improves to 4-2 and plays Vierra High School tomorrow in the final game of the tournament.