Congratulation, to all our Spring Athletes and Coaches as they have all represented Milton High School Athletics with poise and class throughout the season. Best of Luck to all those continuing to compete in MIAA Tournament Events!
Reminder that the Annual Booster banquet is next Wednesday, June 1st in the Copeland Field House at 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale online at www.miltonboosters.com. All tickets must be purchased online. No tickets will be sold at the door.
Rugby finished another highly successful regular season last night. The combined records of Varsity and JV were 11 wins-2 losses-1 tie, this Spring. With a 23-13 victory over Brookline in the Division 2 semi-finals on Tuesday, Wildcat rugby will roll into General Foley Stadium, Worcester this Saturday, May 28th, for the Divisions 2 State Final, pitted against #1 seed Lincoln Sudbury. It will be Milton’s fourth consecutive year of making it to the D2 State Finals, having won titles in 2013 and 2015.
Girls’ Crew: The two varsity boats raced this past weekend at the US Rowing Northeast Youth Championships. The first four came in fourth in their heat and did not advance to the second day. The second varsity four placed second in the heat and advanced to the semi’s on Sunday. They placed fourth in their semi’s putting them just out of the grand final later that day. Our final race is the Massachusetts Championships this Sunday, May 29th in Lowell. We will see some of our regular, tough opponents like CRLS and Duxbury Maritime.
The Boys Tennis Team wrapped up their season with a 3-2 victory at Dedham and a 1-4 loss to Natick. Sophomore, Mike Gates led the team with a 10-4 record, while junior, Gainni Rodrigues ended the season with a 9-6 record. Mike Gates was named to the Bay State League All Star Team and teammates: Mike Wyatt and Giannie Rodrigues were voted as Honorable Mentioned to the All Star Team. Down the stretch, the 1st doubles team of senior Mike Wyatt and freshman Kevin Meade had 2 crucial victories that helped move the team’s record to 7-8.Kevin Huang, Jeff Chan, & Aiden Sullivan showed great improvement throughout the season.
Softball Wildcats got on a roll and finished the season strong. The girls defeated Brookline and Dedham this week bringing their final record up to 9- 11. Thank you to everyone who supported the softball program this weekend at the Car Wash!
Girls Lacrosse team finished strong this season with an exciting win against Ursuline Academy on Tuesday! The final score was 16-15, the Wildcats battled back with just minutes left in the game! Milton also had a big win against Dedham with a final score of 14-10! There were a few close games against Canton, Norwood and Hanover which unfortunately left the Wildcats just short of making the tournament, ending the season with a 7-10 record. The girls all worked hard this season and should be proud of their successes. Devin Coulter was awarded first team in the league and Julia Scannell got an honorable mention! Both girls were top scorers along with captains Morgan Begley and Katie Abbott. The defense was led by Julia Collins, Kate Driscoll and Lily Phelan with outstanding goal tending by Kat Buchanan.
Girls Tennis Team started off the last week of the season with a win against Dedham! Our first singles, Kate won in two sets, while second and third singles, Mikalia and Adri both won in a third sets. First doubles, Abbey and Alyssa also beat their opponents in two sets. Second single Ange and Lidia won in a third set tiebreak, solidifying their 3rd win of the season. The team is excited to play our last two matches of the season this week!
Girls Outdoor Track team finished the regular season with a record of 3-2. They are competing for the Div III State Title on Saturday and are one of the favorites to contend for the title. The team will be bringing 26 athletes to the state tournament. The girls team has never brought this many girls to the state tournament.
Boys Tennis Team wrapped up their season with a 3-2 victory at Dedham and a 1-4 loss to Natick. Sophomore, Mike Gates led the team with a 10-4 record, while junior, Gainni Rodrigues ended the season with a 9-6 record. Both boys should at least received Honorable Mention when the All Star voting takes place later this week. Down the stretch, the 1st doubles team of senior Mike Wyatt and freshman Kevin Meade had 2 crucial victories that helped move the team’s record to 7-8.
The Wildcats have won three conference games in a row over Walpole, Wellesley and Brookline to bring their record to 9-10 with one game remaining. They need to win their last game to make the tournament. They will play tomorrow at Nauset Regional HS. Pitching has been great from Sam Jacobsak, Brandon Musto, and Jake Walker all season long.
Despite a tough season, the Lacrosse program is looking forward to preparing for the 2017 campaign, with eight returning starters who gained a great deal of experience this season. Congratulations to our graduating seniors, Nick Rogers, Charlie Karoff, Joey Binda, Mike Fallon, David Cunniff, and Nick Bagley.