SPRING SPORTS BEGIN
The 23′ spring season are here at BHS, including girls and boys lacrosse, girls and boys tennis, girls and boys outdoor track, boys volleyball, girls softball, boys baseball and unified basketball.
All the tryouts and practices began on Monday with the exception of unified basketball, which will begin later in the season. A couple of scrimmages will start at the end of this week and beginning of next week.
Volleyball has two scrimmages on March 24 and 28 against Central Catholic and North Andover. Their season will begin on March 31 at home against Billerica Memorial.
Girls lacrosse has a scrimmage against Billerica Memorial on March 2 and then the season kicks off on April 4 in Winchester.
Boys Lacrosse has five scrimmages before the season opener with Winchester on April 4 at BHS. These four of the scrimmages include Manchester-Essex Regional on March 24, Swampscott on March 25, Lynnfield on March 29, and Concord-Carlisle and Medway on April 1st.
Softball has one scrimmage against Boston Latin on March 25 and then the regular season gets underway at Ciarcia Field in Winchester on April 3rd.
Boys baseball has a scrimmage in Billerica on April 1st before the season/home opener at Francis Wyman against Winchester.
Both tennis teams will start on March 30 against Winchester with the boys at home and the girls away.
GIRLS/BOYS OUTDOOR TRACK:
The track teams start the second Saturday in April with a matchup against Melrose High School at Varsity Field on the 8th.
You can check out all the spring schedules at arbiterlive.com
BURLINGTON ALUMNI COMPETED IN NCAA “ELITE 8” OF WOMENS’ BASKETBALL DIVISION II TOURNAMENT
Red Devil Alumni Marina Callahan is heading to the Elite 8 in the NCAA Division Women’s Basketball playoff tournament. According to the Assumption website, this will be the first time in program history that the women’s team will head to the Elite 8. The team finished 27-5 in the regular season and to get to this point they have defeated Dominican University of New York 71 to 49 in the first round, Bentley 62-47 in the round of 32, and Jefferson 62-57 in the Sweet Sixteen. They competed in the “Elite 8” at the St. Joseph Civic Center in St. Joseph, Missouri against the University of Minnesota Duluth where the season came to an unfortunate end after a 61-41 defeat.