Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The New England Crusaders won first place in a state-wide girls basketball tournament last weekend.
Recognized as one of the top girls basketball teams in the country, the New England Crusaders won the Division 1 State AAU Basketball Tournament last weekend. Coached by Kim Benzan and assisted by Chris Jantzen, the team played six games this past weekend to take the prize. On the team were Westwood 6th graders including Hannah Bean and Lauren MacDonald who played hard and help capture the title of DI State Champions.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
The Riley Hoop Classic starts Sunday at Westwood High.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Glenn Parsons led Westwood in scoring with 13 points and six rebounds on Wednesday.
The two times the Westwood Wolverines faced the Norton Lancers this season, both games resulted in double digit wins for the the Lancers. Yet the third time was the charm for the Wolverines. "We realized that there were things that we were doing that weren't good," Westwood head coach Steve St. Martin said, "so what we did was try to make those adjustment necessary to take away a stronger point." Upsetting the Lancers, No. 11 Westwood defeated No. 6 Norton, 54-50, in the first round of the MIAA Divsion 3 South Sectional basketball tournament on Wednesday night. Early on, the game acted as a contrast to the higher scoring games of the regular season. A defensively tight game led to a 9-9 game after the first quarter. The Wolverines almost …
Monday, February 27, 2012
The Wolverines are poised to take to the ice and court this week as part of the Division 2 and South Division 3 tournaments.
The Westwood High School boys’ and girls’ hockey teams are set to compete in this year's MIAA State Tournament, and recently found out where they will be seeded, as well as who their first round of opponents will be. The girls team earned the sixth seed in the MIAA Div. 2 State Tournament after finishing the regular season with a record of 14-5-1, according to MIAA Tournament brackets released this past weekend. The girls will take on Scituate on Friday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Canton. The boys team, meanwhile, earned the 17th seed in the MIAA South Division 3 Tournament after finishing the regular season with a record of 9-6-5. The Wolverines will take on Mashpee on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. The boys' entrance into the playoffs marks a…
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Dan Powers recently reached a goal of scoring 1,000 points for the Catholic Memorial Knights.
A former player of the Westwood youth basketball program has gone on to excel as a star athlete for Catholic Memorial in West Roxbury. Dan Powers, who began his athletic experience as a player on the Westwood team, on which David served as assistant coach, recently reached the achievement of scoring 1,000 points, according to a recent news release from the private school. That event occurred during CM's 75-55 victory over Boston Latin last Saturday. Powers has led the Catholic Memorial varsity offense for the past three seasons and is the seventh player in the school's history to hit the 1,000-point mark, doing so in just over 50 games. And during those games, he averaged about 20 points consistently. Powers credited CM Coach Dennis …
Friday, January 27, 2012
Former basketball athlete at Westwood High School, Erin Young is catching eyes at the college level in Wellesley.
A former star of the Westwood High School girls varsity basketball squad, Westwood native Erin Young is catching some attention in the sport at Babson College. Young, a guard for Babson, is currently providing the college team with a strong perimeter presence and has helped lead Babson to a 14-2 record, including a perfect 10-0 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, according to a recent feature on Boston.com. Young most recently scored a career high of 28 points in a battle against Coast Guard last weekend, of which Babson won 96-47. She also scored eight of her 10 three-point shots in the game, able to finish nine of 11 from the field, according to Boston.com. Young was a contributing force to the Wolverines in 2011…
Monday, January 9, 2012
Both teams hit the court on the road Friday night in Medfield.
It was a mixed bag for the Westwood Wolverines' basketball teams Friday night against the Medfield Warriors. A 20-0 Medfield run through the first 7:27 of Friday's girls' basketball game keyed a 66-29 victory over Westwood. Medfield led Westwood 20-4 after the first quarter and 37-17 at halftime. After the break, the Warriors became sloppy at times but maintained a large lead for the easy victory. On the boys side, Westwood's determination and hustle led to a nine-point victory over the Warriors on Friday. The Wolverines were able to knock down shots consistently for most of the night while Medfield struggled offensively. Westwood led the Warriors 19-9 after the first quarter before Medfield came roaring back to close the gap to four at …
Friday, January 6, 2012
This week's wrap-up of scores and highlights from Westwood's sports teams.
Here is the most recent roundup of scores from Westwood High School's varsity sports teams this winter season, according to Boston.com's High School sports updates. Boys Basketball (4-1) Girls Basketball (2-3) Boys Ice Hockey (1-1-1) Girls Ice Hockey (3-0-1) Boys Varsity Swimming
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Westwood won the tournament with a 27-21 victory over Easton.
Westwood's 5A boys travel basketball team came away with a victory in last week's Easton Holiday Tournament. The boys played and won the first round with two wins and one loss, then moved on to play Easton, the other division champ, which Westwood feated with a score of 27-31. Forty-three towns participated in the round robin-style tournament, which took place on Dec. 29, 30 and 31. A total of eight teams were in Westwood's age group and dvision. The team is coached by Rich Kendall, Mike gay and Pete Diomede.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
The boys varsity team takes on Medway on the road tonight at 6:30 p.m.
Returning to the court for the first official game of its 2011-2012 season tonight, the Westwood High School boys varsity basketball team is looking to turn things around after tough run last year. And the main focus in the weeks leading up to the season opener against Medway has been on skills and learning them to the point where they seem natural. "If we take that specific thing we're working on, it becomes part of our habit," said Steve St. Martin, who takes the helm as head coach for the second year in Westwood. "The more you develop those types of habits, when you get into game situations, it becomes automatic. So you're not thinking anymore, you're just doing." To reiterate the point, St. Martin said that in certain game situations…