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Red Devil Weekend Highlights

Girls Volleyball:

Freshmen, JV and Varsity: All of the Girls Volleyball teams were supposed to verse the Melrose Red Raiders on Saturday, April 10 in Melrose, but COVID Protocols cancelled the three games. Currently Freshmen are (4-2), JV is (6-0) and Varsity is (6-1). This game will be rescheduled in the near future.

Girls and Boys Indoor Track:

GirlsVarsity: Girls Varsity Track had a home meet against the Melrose Red Raiders on Saturday, April 10 at the Marshall Simonds Middle School. Click here to see the results.

The team lost to the Red Raiders 67-33. The teams moves to (1-3) on the season. The team was originally scheduled to verse the Watertown Red Raiders on Saturday, April 17, however due to COVID Protocols this meet will be rescheduled.

Boys Varsity: Boys Track has a home meet against the Melrose Red Raiders on Saturday, April 10 at the Marshall Simonds Middle School. Click here to see the results.

The Red Devils move to (4-0) on the season. The team was originally scheduled to verse the Watertown Red Raiders on Saturday, April 17, however due to COVID Protocols this meet will be rescheduled.

Girls Swimming:

Varsity: Girls Swimming had a virtual meet on Saturday, April 10 at the North Suburban YMCA in Woburn. The team lost to the Warriors in the meet. Burlington drops to (1-3) and their final virtually meet will be either next Saturday or the Saturday of April 24.

Boys Football:

Varsity: Red Devil Football had a home meet against the Melrose Red Red Raiders on Friday, April 9 at Burlington High School. The Red Raiders came out firing on offense and defense. In the first quarter alone, Melrose put up 21 unanswered points. They then added two touchdowns and one field goal in the second. The half-time score was 37-0 Red Raiders.The Red Devils ended up scoring with 2:29 left in the third with a run by Senior/Running Back Ryan McGillivray. The final in the game was 37-6 Melrose.

Burlington couldn’t find any momentum during the first half of the game and kept missing opportunities to score.

“Too many turnovers in the first half, we turned it over three to four times in the first half and every Melrose possession they scored,” Head Coach Dan MacKay said. “We had an opportunity to make it 21-7 and then we were given an offensive penalty and missed an opportunity in the end zone,” he said. “I was proud of the effort in the second half.”

The Red Devils move to (1-3) on the season. The team was originally scheduled to verse the Watertown Red Raiders on Saturday, April 17, however due to COVID Protocols this game has been rescheduled to Friday, April 23 at 5 pm at BHS.

JV: Boys JV Football faced Melrose on Sunday, April 11 at BHS. The Red Devils lost by a score of 33-20. The team was scheduled to play the Watertown Red Raiders, but due to COVID Protocols this game will be rescheduled.