GIRLS/BOYS OUTDOOR TRACK HOSTS MIDDLESEX LEAGUE MEET
The girls (4-1 overall) and boys (5-0 overall) competed at Varsity Field with everyone from the Middlesex League in the annual league meet. Alongside the Devils were Lexington, Arlington, Melrose, Woburn, Reading, Winchester, Wakefield, Wilmington, Belmont, Stoneham and Watertown. The Burlington girls finished in fifth place with 75 points and the boys came in third with 95 points. Senior Grace Hanafin rewrote the record books in the 100meter with a time of 12.41s Congrats Grace! You can check out the full results by clicking here.
We went down to the Middlesex League Meet and took some of these photos, click here to view the photo gallery.
SOFTBALL GETS BACK TO BACK WINS OVER WAKEFIELD AND WILMINGTON
The (16-2 overall) softball continue to dominate opponents this season with victories over Wakefield and Wilmington. Against Wakefield, Burlington scored 4 runs on offense, while their defense allowed 2 runs on May 16. Sophomore Madison King, senior Cece Imbimbo and junior Charlotte Wiley all added a hit and a RBI in the game. Sophomore Alyssa Matarazzo put the ball in play to score by junior Abby Wojtaszek on a fielders choice. The Devils allowed another two runs in the Wilmington game on May 18, but their offense ran around the diamond five times to secure the victory. Senior Cassidy Soohoo and junior Morgan Ryan both had one hit and two RBIs. Wiley scored on a fly ball which was made by her teammate freshmen Izzy Ortiz. It will be a big test for the Devils as the (16-2) Woburn Tanners pay a visit to Marvin Field in Burlington’s final regular season home game on May 23.
BOYS VOLLEYBALL BLANKED BY LEXINGTON, BACK IN WIN COLUMN OVER FRAMINGHAM AND SALEM
Boys volleyball (11-7 overall) were shut out by the Lexington Minutemen on May 17, 0-3. The Red Devils had a big momentum boost at Framingham on May 19, where they won,3-1 in the sets. There was no rest for the team as they traveled to Salem High School for a Saturday morning game on May 20, where they garnered a tight win of 3-2. This victory qualified the team for the MIAA State Tournament. Burlington hosted Medford on May 22 where they had a 3-1 win. The team travels to Somerville on May 24.
GIRLS LACROSSE WINS FOUR IN A ROW
Girls lacrosse (11-4 overall) were at MSMS on May 17 against Wakefield, where they won 15-10. Goal scorers in the game were sophomore Lexi MacKinnon (1), sophomore Gabby Colozzi (1), freshman Hannah Taitelbaum (1), junior Elisabeth Delorey (1), freshman Ava Robitaille (2), sophomore Caitlyn Tremblay (2), and juniors Ilex Fowler (2) and Charlize Collins (5). The following day on May 18, the team competed in Wilmington, where they shutout their opponent 15-0. Goals in the game were made by junior Keira Storlazzi (1), Robitaille (1), Jill Gillis (1), Delorey (1), Tremblay (1), MacKinnon (2), Fowler (2) and Collins (4). Burlington returned home on May 22 for a Sunday afternoon game against Boston Latin: It was a tight match but in the end the Devils came away with the 16-14 win. Goals in the game were made by junior Ashley Pinkham (1), Gillis (3), Fowler (3), Tremblay (3) and Collins (6). Andover was the next opponent on the schedule for the team and it was a tight game as they manged to pull away with a 16-15 victory on May 22. Burlington will be at Varsity Field on May 25 for a game against Masconomet.
BOYS LACROSSE WINS OVER WAKEFIELD AND WILMINGTON, BLOWNOUT BY ACTON-BOXBOROUGH
Boys lacrosse (12-4 overall) had terrific wins over Wakefield and Wilmington. The Red Devils won by five in the 10-5 win over Wakefield on May 17. The following day they were in Wilmington, where they had an outstanding victory of 18-3. Acton-Boxborough outscored the Devils, 20-8, during a May 20 Saturday night game. The Devils will be on the road in Westwood on May 23.
BASEBALL SUFFERS A LOSS AND TWO VICTORIES LAST WEEK
Boys baseball (9-8 overall) had a tough time getting past Wakefield Memorial on May 16, as they lost 10-7. Burlington redeemed themselves in the next two games over Wilmington on May 18 with 5 runs around the diamond and allowing 3 runs for their opponent. The Red Devils scored 10 runs in the game over Bedford on the morning of May 20, the final in the game was 10-5. Burlington will compete in Bedford on May 23.
GIRLS TENNIS WIN THREE IN A ROW
Girls tennis (10-6 overall) had a big wins over Middlesex League opponents including Wakefield, Woburn and Wilmington. Against Wakefield the team won by a score of 3-2 on May 16. Winners in the match were senior Val Kin at singles, and in doubles there were junior Jules Piscatelli and sophomore Alessia Pedruzzi, Olivia Dubrava and Phoenix Mahoney. Burlington’s game against the Woburn Tanners was one-sided as they came away with a 4-1 victory on May 17. Kin and Mason Alongi won in the singles match, while Piscatelli/Pedruzzi and Dubrava/Mahoney won in there’s as well. The ladies defeated Wilmington by a score of 3-2 on May 18 at Rahanis. Winners in the matches were Kin at singles, Piscatelli/Pedruzzi and Dubrava/Mahoney at doubles. Burlington will finish the regular season with two matches against Melrose one at home on May 22, wherre they lost 3-2 in the matches. Mason Alongi and Allie Boyle won in both of the single matches. The Devils wrap-up the season in Melrose on May 24.
BOYS TENNIS GETS BACK TO BACK SHUTOUTS OVER WAKEFIELD AND WOBURN
Boys tennis (14-4 overall) had three games last week over Wakefield, Woburn and Wilmington. Against Wakefield and Woburn the team secured 5-0 victories in both of the matches, on May 16 and 17 respectively. Winners in the Wakefield match were junior Aditya Pathak at 1st singles, sophomore Soham Shah at 2nd singles, and junior Andrew Perl at 3rd singles. In the doubles matches they was senior Brendan Gray/junior Althan Nguyen and sophomore Krish Soni/junior Arnesh Yeola. Winners from the Woburn meet were Perl in 1st singles, sophomores Rohan Parikh in 2nd singles, and Abhay Jhumat in 3rd singles. Athletes in the doubles matches were Nguyen/Soni and Gray with senior Alessandro Marrachion. Lastly, in the Wilmington match Pathak won in 1st singles, Shah won in 2nd singles and Perl in 3rd singles. Gray/Nguyen won in 1st doubles. In Wilmington the Devils had a 4-1 win over the Wildcats on May 18. Winners in this match were Pathak in 1st singles, Shah in 2nd singles and Perl in 3rd singles. Gray/Nguyen won in 1st doubles. With the win over Wilmington, Burlington clinched the Middlesex League Freedom Division Title! Congrats, Devs! The Red Devils closed out the regular season against Melrose on May 22, where they shutout their opponent, 5-0.
UNIFIED BASKETBALL TRAVELED TO WINCHESTER
Burlington Unified Basketball team was at home against Watertown on May 18, where they secured the win of 72-60. This week they will travel to Wakefield to compete in the Jamboree game with the other Middlesex unified teams.
You can check out all the spring schedules at arbiterlive.com