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High School Roundup: Shawsheen Wrestlers Clip Chelmsford, TMHS Boys Hockey Stops Bedford

Jan 09, 2015 02:43PM ● By Bill Gilman


Greater Lowell 96, Shawsheen 87

The Rams fell short in their swim meet against Greater Lowell but two Shawsheen Tech relay teams swam well enough to qualify for the Sectional Meet.

Qualifying were the 400 freestyle relay of Melissa King, Lauren Barletta, Molly Harrington and Nicole Kopacz, and the 200 freestyle relay team of Lauren Barletta, Lauren Liscio, Nicole Kopacz, and Molly Harrington. 

Girls Varsity Basketball

Shawsheen Tech 56, St. Joe's Prep 48

Senior Emily Irwin had a monster game, leading the Rams past St. Joe's Prep. Irwin finished with the game with 28 points and seven rebounds to go along with a whopping 12 steals.

Shawsheen 53, Innovation 6

Stifling defense led Shawsheen (3-5) to an easy win over Innovation Academy.

Irwin had another big game with 22 points and 13 steals. Mackenzie Griffin chipped in with  nine points.


Shawsheen Tech 54, Billerica 24
Arlington 42, Shawsheen Tech 24
Shawsheen Tech 39, Chelsmford 38
Shawsheen Tech 39, Greater Lowell Tech 33

The Shawsheen Tech wrestling team lost its first  match of the season in  a  quad  meet  at  Chelmsford  High  against Top 10 ranked Arlington  High, 42 -24.

The Rams bounced back to beat  Billerica  High, 54-24, while Chelmsford  High beat Arlington by  19  points. The Rams were 1-1 for  the  day going into their match against Chelmsford High. The  Rams  woke  up  and  had  a  great  team  effort  and  beat  Chelmsford, 39-38.

On Jan. 7, Shawsheen Tech wrestled  arch  league  rival  Greater  Lowell. The  Rams won, 39-33.    Individual  winners  for  the  Rams  Were 06 -- Jake  Ferri, 113  --  Tyler  Tedford, 126  --  Bryce  Spinosa, 145  --  Josh  Merrifield,  160  --  Chris  Arkalis, 195  -- Matthew  Finn ,  220  --  Joe  Fusco,  285   --  Anthony  Godin.  With the win, the Rams improved to 9-1 overall  and  3-0  in  the  league.

Chelmsford 48, Tewksbury 27

Tewksbury fell to 5-5-1 on the season with a loss against a rugged Chelmsford squad.

Winners for the Redmen were:

106: Dylan McAteer (T) dec. Joe Stansfield, 4-3.
113: Tim Rivers (T) dec. Jon Arroyo, 11-8.
120: Ryan Wackrow (T) pinned Dan Should, 3:34.
138: Brendan O'Connor (T) pinned Tim Scaplen, 1:15.
152: Ryan Carey (T) dec. Anthony Abruzzio, 9-2.
195: Broc Dokos (T) pinned Jake Ferrer, 1:11.

Boys Varsity Hockey

Shawsheen 10, Ludlow 0

Freshman Matt Irwin scored a pair of shorthanded goals and added an assist, as Shawsheen Tech (4-2-1) rolled over Ludlow.

For the game, the Rams scored three shorthanded goals.Sean Collins had two goals and an assist. Dan Huckins added a pair of goals. Tom Avtgis chipped in with a goal and two assists.

Ryan Barnard turned aside 18 shots for his third shutout of the season.

Tewksbury 5, Bedford 2

Colin Quinn and Ryan Petti once again led the Tewksbury attack in a solid MV/DCL crossover win over Bedford.

Ryan Sheehan scored the first varsity goal of his career for Tewksbury (6-1). David Dempsey and Sean Brady also scored. Ryan Meade chipped in with two assists for the Redmen.

Christopher Raymond got the win in net with 15 saves.

Boys Varsity Basketball

Triton 63, Shawsheen 40

Shawsheen Tech fell to 2-3 on the season with a loss to Triton Regional.

Sean Hines dropped in 11 points to lead the Rams. Patrick DeCourcey added nine.

Girls Varsity Hockey

Peabody 6, Shawsheen 1

Shawsheen Tech (0-6), still searching for its first win, were overmatched on the road at Peabody.

Taylor Lynch scored an unassisted goal in the third period for the Rams.

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