Sunday, November 7, 2021


We are less than a month away from the start of winter sports.  It is extremely important that all students who wish to play a winter sport have their parents sign up online at .  All physicals should be emailed to  Students should check the list in the athletic hallway to make sure you are signed up.


The Whitman Hanson cheerleaders hosted the Patriot League championships on Sunday morning and won again for the 16th straight fall league championship and 28th straight overall.  This is an incredible accomplishment and is a result of so much hard work, dedication and discipline.  A big thank you to our head coach Alyssa Pietrasik and assistant coach Keryn Cordo for their amazing leadership.  Also, thank you to all of the parents and alumni who helped makes the invitational so successful.  The team now advances to the regionals next Sunday in Marshfield.



The football team has battled hard all season and that perseverance finally paid off Friday night when the Panthers recorded their first win of the season beating Pembroke 32-14 giving head coach Zach Botelho his first varsity win.  Senior Andrew Cloutman led the way for the Panthers, returning a first quarter punt for a touchdown, rushing for a touchdown, and adding an interception on defense. Senior Jake Guiliani added a rushing score and an interception return for a touchdown. The final touchdown for the Panthers came on a 22 yard throw and catch from junior Cam Burrows to senior Bobby Hunter. The offensive and defensive lines played outstanding all night led by senior Malcolm Alcorn-Crowder and juniors Maddox Colclough and Noah Hopkins.  The Panthers are back in action Friday night at home at 6:30pm when Whitman Hanson hosts Quincy in a non playoff game.


Whitman Hanson girls soccer opened the MIAA State Tournament with a 6-0 win over Northampton. The Panthers came out flying right from the opening whistle when Madeleine Fitzgerald, Kayla Cassidy, and Lauryn Fostello all found the back of the net in the first five minutes and putting WH up 3-0. Nora Manning (3 assists) added 2 more while Olivia Borgen added another. The defensive play of Emily Leitch, Megan Bizier, Skylar Jordan and Makenna Marshall was outstanding in front of keepers Ava Patete and Ayla Dernier who shared the shutout. Ava Melia and Savannah Kamperides turned in strong performances.  The Panthers will host Minnechaug in the round of 16 on Tuesday at 5pm.  All tickets should be purchased at .  Just search Whitman Hanson beginning on Monday.


Whitman-Hanson volleyball lost a heartbreaker to Woburn,  3-2 (25-20, 25-23, 16-25, 23-25, 13-25) in the Division II State Tournament. Senior Captain Lily Welch led the team with a career high of 25 kills and 14 total blocks. Fellow Senior Captain Abby Martin tallied 12 kills and 13 total blocks while Senior Captain Meg Stone tallied 11 total blocks. Freshman Caroline Gray earned 42 assists throughout the five sets. The Panthers finish their season 13-5 in the regular season, 0-1 in the post season, and 13-6 overall.  It was one of the very best volleyball seasons in school history.


The field hockey team had its season come to an end this week losing in the state tournament at Nashoba.  The team represented Whitman Hanson well with great sportsmanship and effort the entire game.  Thank you to all of the senior for their dedication and commitment.


The Panther Boys and Girls Cross Country teams competed in today's Coaches Invitational at the Wrentham Developmental Center in the Large School Meet.  Highlights of the meet included Logan Bourgelas taking a medal for 20th place in the Boys Sophomore race in a time of 17:23, while Nathan Tassey (6th, 16:14) and Myah Kamperides (9th, 19:49) took medals in the Senior Boys and Girls Divisions respectively.  McKenna McCarthy (7th, 12:14) and Adriana Kelly (14th, 12:25) were standouts, medaling in the Freshman race.  In addition to those winning medals a number of student-athletes achieved Personal Records including Sophomores Gavin McCarthy, Jeff Gomes, Connor McCarthy, Charlie Frisoli and Amiliya Gretsky, along with Freshman Mackenzie Bleheen, Juniors Nathan Scaccia and Anne Tilley and Senior Boys Nathan Tassey and Gordon Johnson.



Bob Rodgers, Athletic Director

Whitman Hanson Regional High School

600 Franklin Street

Whitman, MA 02382

Cell: (617) 838-0994

Office: (781) 618-7433

Twitter: @whathletics



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