October 14 2020

Red Devil Wrap-Up Fall 2020

By: Robert Parris

Fall Sports are heating up at BHS and we have the scoop about all six Burlington teams.


Boys/Girls Soccer:

On Saturday, October 24 the Burllington Boys Soccer competed against the Watertown Red Raiders at the Marshall Simonds Middle School. Click Here to watch the highlights. The team will face the Red Raiders again on Halloween at Victory Field. Burlington drops to (1-3) on the season.

 

Lady Devils Soccer also faced Watertown on Saturday at Victory Field. The team scored one goal against the Red Raiders in a 1-1 tie. Lady Devils will see them again on Halloween at the Marshall Simonds Middle School Brush Field. The team falls to (0-4-1). 

 

Boys Golf:

The Burlington Golf team was supposed to play the Wakefield Warriors on Friday, October 23, however the game was cancelled.

 

The team traveled to Oakley Country Club in Watertown to face the Red Raiders on Monday, October 26. The team did very well in the meet and got another W in the win column. The final that day was 46-26 Burlington.

 

Photo Courtesy of Bob Conceison

 

The Red Devils had their final match of the season against Red Raiders at the Billerica Country Club on Tuesday, October 27. The team came out in a victory of 50-22. The team finished the year with a (6-3) record. Good luck to all the seniors in the future. 



Girls Field Hockey:

Girls Field Hockey traveled to Victory Field on Saturday, October 24 to face the Watertown Red Raiders. The Lady Devils were unable to score points on the offense and were shutout by the Red Raiders 6-0. The team will face Watertown again on their home turf on Halloween at Varsity Field. 


Boys/Girls Cross Country:

The Burlington Boys Cross Country team had a meet against the Red Raiders on Saturday, October 24 at Varsity Field. A few athletes ran that day and we have a list of the results to see how they did.

 

(B) 1st place- Senior- James Johnson- 16:18

(B) 2nd place- Sophomore- Patrick Gray- 16:43

(B) 3rd place- Sophomore- Rithikh Prakash- 17:10

(B) 4th place- Senior- Richard Cromwell- 17:23

(B) 5th place- Junior- Anthony Minichiello- 17:50

(B) 6th place- Junior- Joey Gaiero- 17:51

(B) 7th place- Senior- Jack Giles- 18:01

 

The team beat the Red Raiders 15-50 and will face the Melrose Red Raiders on Saturday, November 7 at Varsity Field. Burlington moves to (3-0) on the season. 

 

Lady Devils Cross Country had their first win of the season against Watertown on Saturday at Victory Field. The Lady Devils beat the Red Raiders 16-43. Burlington moves to (1-2) on the season. They will face the Melrose Red Raiders on Saturday, November 7 in Melrose. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Below written on 10-22-2020

 

It was a busy weekend for all the BHS Fall sports teams, let’s see how they did. 


Boys Golf:

 

 

Photo Courtesy of Bob Conceison

 

On Wednesday, October 14 the Red Devil Golf team traveled to the Bear Hill Golf Course in Stoneham for a matchup with the Spartans. The boys won by two points in the meet 37-35.

 

 

Then on Friday, October 16 they faced the Spartans again at the Billerica Country Club and won big with a final score of 47-25.

 

Photo Courtesy of Bob Conceison

 

 

On Monday October 19, they headed to Wakefield  to take on the Warriors. The teams winning streak evaporated as they got beat by the Warriors 43-29 They will face Wakefield again on Friday October 24 at the Billerica Country Club.  The boys stand at (4-3) on the season. 

 

 

Girls Varsity Field Hockey: 

Girls Field Hockey also played the Spartans in Stoneham, on Saturday, October 17. The girls won by a score of 2-1. Goals were made by Junior Anna Otis (Assisted by Junior Brooke Bibbo) and Junior Fiona Noone (Assisted by Junior Bella Floyd). The Lady Devils move to (2-2) on the season. They will face the Watertown Red Raiders on Saturday, October 24 at Victory Field. 

 

 

Boys and Girls Varsity Soccer:

Boys Soccer was supposed to play the Stoneham Spartans on Saturday, October 17, but was cancelled the day of. The Red Devils will play the Watertown Red Raiders on Saturday, October 24 at the Marshall Simonds Middle School Brush Field. Burlington’s record will remain at (1-2) until they get back on the field again. 

 

Lady Devils Soccer headed to Stoneham to face the Spartans in a win they needed desperately.  However the team was unable to score any points on the offense. Another loss came for Burlington in a 3-0 defeat. The Lady Devils drop to (0-4) on the season. They will head to Victory Field on Saturday, October 24 to face the Watertown Red Raiders.

 

Girls and Boys Varsity Cross Country: 

 

Girls Cross Country headed to Colonial Park in Stoneham to take on the Spartans on Saturday, October 17. The Girls ended up losing in a close meet by a score of 24-31. The team drops to (0-2) and will head to Watertown High School to take on the Red Raiders on Saturday, October 24. 

 

Boys Cross Country also took on the Spartans on Saturday at Varsity Field. 

Click here for some highlights. 

 

Results from that day are below: 

 

(B) Senior- James Johnson-16:37

(B) Sophomore- Patrick Gray- 16:37

(B) Sophomore- Rithikh Prakash- 17:01

(S) Sean Overlan- 17:15

(B) Senior Richard Cromwell - 17:33

(S) Nick Alves- 17:36

(B) Senior Jack Giles- 18:17

(B) Junior Joey Gaiero- 18:24

(B) Junior Paul Conti- 18:41

(S) Mehrob Fatemi - 19:34

(S) Luca Mele- 19:40

(S) Judah Nossoughi- 20:20

(S) Rose Fotino- 20:26

(S) Aaron Lin- 21:02



The Red Devils won by a score of 18-43. They will face the Watertown Red Raiders on Saturday, October 24 at Varsity Field. The team moves to (2-0) on the season. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Below written on 10-14-2020

 

The Fall season has hit high gear at Burlington High School and teams have gotten through the first three weeks of the season. 

 


Boys Golf: 

The Red Devil Golf team took on the Wilmington Wildcats on Friday, October 9 at the Billerica Country Club. A 41.9 average number of holes were made that day by the Devils. In the end, the team ended up winning against the Wildcats 48-24. They will be facing the Stoneham Spartans on Wednesday, October 14 at the Bear Hill Golf Course. They team stands at (2-2) on the season.

 

Boys and Girls Soccer: 

 

Boys Soccer played on October 10 and 12 during the holiday weekend. First, they had a match up with the Wilmington Wildcats on Saturday. The Red Devils could not get any points on the board as they suffered a 3-0 loss against the Wildcats. However on Monday, they traveled to Stoneham to take on the Spartans. The boys only managed to score one point in its entirety, but they ended up getting the win in the end. Burlington moves to (1-2) on the season. They will be back on Saturday, October 17 to take on the Spartans again at the Marshall Simonds Middle School Brush Field. 



Girls Soccer also played two games on the holiday weekend. First they hosted the Wilmington Wildcats and suffered a loss of 2-1. Then on Monday, they hosted the Stoneham Spartans at Varsity Field only to fall again by a score of 4-2. The Lady Devils will face the Spartans again on Saturday, October 17 in Stoneham. The ladies fall to an (0-3) record on the season. 

 

 

Girls and Boys Cross Country: 

Girls Cross Country had their home opener against the Wilmington Wildcats on Saturday, October 10 at Varsity Field. Many runners had quite the race. Here are the girls results from that day.



Junior Casey Collins - 21:01

Junior Caitlyn Carney - 22:29

Senior Colleen McMakin - 23:11

Junior Madison Bowden - 23:33

Junior Paige Devereaux - 25:02

 

The Lady Devils lost against the Wildcats by just a point of 28-27. Burlington Lady Devils will be the Stoneham Spartans on Saturday, October 17 at Colonial Park. They fall to (0-1) on the season.



The Red Devils Cross Country team traveled to Wilmington High School to take on the Wildcats on Saturday, October 10. A number of Red Devils had a good day on the track. Here were the results for Burlington. 

 

1st Place- Junior James Johnson - 16:24

2nd Place- Sean Riley- 16:28

3rd Place- Sophomore Patrick Gray- 17:01

4th Place- Sophomore Rithikh Prakash - 17:21

5th Place- Junior Paul Conti - 17:39

6th Place- Senior Richard Cromwell - 17:54

7th Place- S. Lydon - 18:22

8th Place- Senior Jack Giles - 18:49

9th Place- Junior Quinn Mattson - 19:02

10th Place- Z. Weinstein - 20:24

11th Place- N. Niceforo - 20:40

12th Place- J. Burns - 22:28

13th Place- D. Dynan - 22:52

14th Place- T. Amakor - 23:33



The Boys came out of Wilmington with a victory of 42-19 over the Wildcats. They will face the Stoneham Spartans for their home opener on Saturday, October 17 at Varsity Field. The boys stand at (1-0). 


Girls Field Hockey: 

 

Lastly, the Lady Devils Field Hockey team had two games on the holiday weekend. On Saturday, October 10 Burlington faced off against the Wilmington Wildcats at Varsity Field, where they lost 2-0 over the Wildcats. 48 hours later they were back at Varsity Field to play the Stoneham Spartans. 

 

Coach AnneMarie McNeill was very proud of the girls first win of the season. 

 

“They did everything they needed to do and really picked up in the second half,”  Coach McNeill said.  

 

The Girls will play the Spartans again on Saturday, October 17 at Stoneham High School.

 

“It will be a different game,” Coach McNeill said. “Stoneham field is all grass and it will be a different play that the team is used to,”

She said. “We will be practicing on the grass as we get ready to face them once again.” 

 

Three goals in the Monday Stoneham game was scored by Junior Anna Otis and two were assisted by Juniors Jolene Russo and Bella Floyd.

 

The Lady Devils move to (1-2) on the season. 






 

 
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