1. The Whitman-Hanson Girls Track & Field team participated in the MSTCA's Division 3 Relays held Sunday at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center.
Standouts in the event included Seniors Riley Hurley and Courtney Woodward, Junior Isabel Amado and Sophomores Myah Kamperides and April Keyes.
Myah Kamperides closed the Distance Medley with a 5:38 Mile to lead her team of Isabel Amado, Ryley Hurley and Courtney Woodward to 4th place finish.
April Keyes cleared 4' 5" in the High Jump pacing the team which included Ryley Hurley and Courtney Woodward to a 7th place finish.
Ryley Hurley ran her 400 Meter leg in a time of 64 seconds to led the Sprint Medley team, along with April Keyes, Hailey Minicucci and Isabel Amado to a 9th place finish.
2. On the boys side, Boys 4 x 50 was 17th out 32 teams
Jacob Donovan Graham Stewart Dyllan Burns Jake Caterer Boys 4 x 50 Shuttle Hurdles 10th out of 17 teams Vinnie Mascio. Julian Anderson Chase Baker Graham Stewart Boys 4 x 200 15th out of 34 Jacob Donovan Pat Bui Dyllan Burns Jake Caterer Boys 4 x 400 9th out of 20 Chris Blackman Pat Bui. Dyllan Burns Boys Distance Medley 13 out 23 Liam Cafferty Jacob Donovan Nick Hanley Theo Kamperides Boys Sprint Medley 14 out of 31 Jeremy Linn Jacob Gannon Matt Avery Gordon Johnson Boys Long Jump 13 out of 22 Jake Caterer Graham Stewart Ryan Smith
Many of the boys teams improved over last years performances and 4 x 200. 4 x 400 and 4 x 800 should be qualified to run in the State Division 3 Championship.
3. The Whitman Hanson girls basketball team (8-3, 4-3) had to battle through all four quarters to pull away with a 49-41 victory Friday night against Marshfield. The Panthers trailed 20-15 at the break and were searching for offense. Junior Rylie Harlow led the team in the second half with 11 points on three 3 pointers. Sophomore Megan Stone gave the Panthers solid minutes off of the bench with 9 points. Whitman Hanson is on the road Tuesday night when they travel to Hanover.
4. In boys basketball, Senior Stevie Kelly recorded a triple double (24 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds) and senior Jonathan Zeidan to power Whitman Hanson to an 82-68 win over Marshfield. Senior Colby Ahern came off the bench to score 12 points while Cole Levangie added 10 to help the Panthers (9-2, 6-1) record their 7th straight win.
5. The Whitman Hanson /Silver Lake girls hockey team beat Quincy 7-2 at Bridgewater Arena Wednesday to even the record at 5-5 winning for the 5th time in the last 6 played. WHSL was led by 2 goals from Alyssa Murphy, other goal scorers were Kendyl Peterson (1st varsity goal), Shea Kelleher, Emily MacDonald, Bridget Cardarelli and Caleigh Tompkins. Kat Gilbert got the win in net. Saturdays game with Marshfield was postponed.
6. Boys hockey picked up a couple of nice wins this week, easily defeating Rockland on MLK day and also recording a come from behind road win at Silver Lake, 4-1. Whitman-Hanson goal scorers were Matt Solari, Chris Stoddard, Adam Solari and John Ward. The defensive corps of Kevin Willis, Jack Allen, Sean Doucette and Mike Savicke played strong in front of goalie Bob Siders who had 20 saves for the victory.
7. Although they lost to Hanover (133.3), the WH gymnastics team had a strong meet with their 2nd highest team score of 120.35. Highlights include Sarah Bombardier's 8.6 vault and Riley Getchell's 7.85 beam score. The team also had their highest combined beam score of the season. The girls are having fun and improving their routines each meet. The next competition is Wednesday night at the Hanover Y at 7:30pm against Scituate.
8. Whitman-Hanson Wrestlers traveled to Oliver Ames for a Quad meet today. WH finished the day at 2 wins and one loss, loosing a close fought match to host OA 46-33. In the second round WH prevailed 42-33 over Joshia Quincy and finished the day with a big 64-12 decision over Northbridge. Top winners for the Panthers included with 3 wins each Senior Captain Steve Brooks, 3 pins (18 total pins for the season) at 160 pounds, and Mike Gardner with 3 pins at 182 pounds. Tyler Cullinan also finished with 3 wins, 2 by pinfall at 170. Finishing with 2 wins each on the day included both Rocco Ruffini with 2 pins at 220 and Declan Hanaphy with 2 pins at 285. Pat Collett at 152, Joe Boss at 106, and Myles McInnis at 126 also won 2 matches each. Shane Belcher finished 1-0 on the day at 138 pound. Next up for the Panthers is Hingham at WH on 1/22/20. The Panthers are 0-1 in the Patriot league and 5-3 overall. On another note, Bethany Ralph took home second place in a girls tournament on Monday.
9. The Swim Team took on Bishop Stang this week, the girls won 97-77, the boys lost 73-88. Madison Navicky swam in the 100 Free and the 100 back, she also assisted the 200 Medley-Relay and the 400 Free-Style Relay. Mariella Crowley had her personal best in the 100 Free with a time of 1:11:99, she also assisted in the 200 and 400 Free-Style Relay. Katelyn Sweeney also had her personal best times in the 100 Fly with 1:47:48 and 100 Back with a time of 1:30:47. Erin Tilley assisted in the 200 Free-Relay. Abby Bonney also assisted in the 200 Free-Relay. Olivia Norwood swam in the 200 Medley-Relay. Sabrina O'Connor had a personal best time in the 50 Free-Style with a time of 32:96, she also assisted in the 200 Free-Relay.