Monday, November 12, 2012
The Tigers faced King Philip in the Central/East Div. 1 finals on Saturday.
After the championship slipped out from their hands last season, the Newton North girls' volleyball team held on this season to bring home the Central/East Div. 1 title. The Tigers swept King Philip High School Saturday night at Babson College to take the sectional championship with a 3-0 victory. Similar to last season, the Tigers entered the playoffs in the No. 1 spot and moved through the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds with two 3-0 victories. But last year, the No. 3 Brookline High stopped Newton North's playoff momentum and took the sectional title. This year, though, the Tigers pounced early with a 25-9 victory in the first set. Later in the second set, King Philip kept it close again early on, taking a 5-3 lead a one point, but…
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The Newton North boys volleyball, boys lacrosse and girls lacrosse teams all had victories Wednesday.
Wednesday was a big day for the Newton North sports teams. Kicking off the MIAA tournament play yesterday, the boys lacrosse team defeated Haverhill 9-6 in an East Div. 1 preliminary round match at Newton North. The boys, who are ranked #12 in the division (now 14-4), will move on to the first round of the tournament to face #5 Billerica on Sat., June 6 at 6 p.m. in Billerica. Just a few hours later, the #7 Newton North girls lacrosse team took the field at Dickinson Stadium to face #10 Hingham in a South Div. 1 first round match. Although Hingham made a hard push at the start of the second half -- scoring four goals in less than five minutes -- the Tigers ended up dominating the later parts of each half and defeated Hingham 18-16. The …
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Newton sweeps Norwood in three sets.
The Newton North girls volleyball team took their season opener Monday night against Norwood. "We played alright but there was a dropoff from our main players," said Coach Richard Barton. "Whenever you play your first game, no matter what, its your first game and the players are really nervous no matter who's its against." Newton defeated Norwood in three straight sets, with the scores tallying 25-10, 25-13, 25-13.