The Wayland boys hockey team was well-represented when it came to MVC/DCL All-Star voting and end of the season awards. 7 players were recognized for their good seasons. Junior sniper Nick Morgan was named MVC/DCL 3 Player of the Year. Junior Pete Orlandella, senior Marcus Daisy, and junior Lucas Bastarache were all named to the MVC/DCL 3 All-Conference team, which was comprised of the top 9 players in the league. Senior netminder Ben Boschetto, junior Scott Carvalho and sophomore Jake Brady were named MVC/DCL 3 All-Stars.
In addition, head coach Rian Murray was voted MVC/DCL 3 Coach of the Year. Click here for the ESPN Press Release.
The Wayland/Weston WarCats had two players named to the MVC/DCL 2 All-Star team: junior Gianna Fargnoli and freshman standout Morgan Griffin.
The Wayland/Weston WarCats lost to Sandwich Tuesday evening at Rivers to end their season. After going down by three goals early, the WarCats battled back to make it 3-2 going into the the 3rd period. Despite some outstanding goaltending by Libby Lichter, Sandwich proved too much and pulled away with three goals including an empty-netter to win 5-2. The game was closer than the score would indicate however.
Congratulations on a great season ladies and thank you seniors!
Womens’ Division 2 First Round
Wayland/Weston Warcats vs. Sandwich
Tuesday February 24 at 7:50pm
Rivers Arena, Weston
Mens’ Division 3 North Quarter Final Round
Wayland vs. Lynn
Sunday March 2 at 4:30pm
Chelmsford Forum, North Billerica
Boys Hockey vs. Weston moved to Tues. Feb. 18 at 7:50pm
Girls Hockey vs. Tewksbury moved to Wed. Feb. 19 at 7:50 pm
Both at Rivers.
Due to the impending storm, the Wayland vs. Weston game at Rivers tonight at 7:30pm has been cancelled. At this stage, the Athletic Directors are working together to reschedule the game for a time that works for both teams with a busy week of hockey on tap. This will more than likely be either Sunday(tomorrow) or Tuesday. Stay tuned!
With Bedford’s 2-1 victory over Newton South on Friday night, the Wayland boys’ hockey team clinched the league title. Despite a run of success in recent years, a league championship has eluded the Warriors. It will mark just the second time a Wayland team has won the Merrimack Valley Conference/ Dual State League 3 league championship, and the first since 2001.
From The Town Crier:
Wayland Boys’ Hockey on a Hot Streak
After enduring a tough loss to a hot Newton South team, the Wayland boys’ hockey team has gone unbeaten in four straight games to clinch its fourth consecutive tournament berth.
On Wednesday, Jan, 29, Wayland played host to non-league foe Hudson at the New England Sports Center.
Wayland/Weston Girls’ Hockey Tournament Bound
With six games remaining in the season, the Wayland/Weston girls ‘hockey team wanted to finish strong and give itself an opportunity to make the postseason tournament.
With five of the six games being against its Dual County League rivals, the team knew that the road to the postseason would not be easy.
There has been a time change for this Saturday’s game vs. Weston. The game, which was originally scheduled to be played at 6:30pm, will now be played at 7:30pm at the Rivers Rink in Weston.
Both Wayland Warriors and Wayland/Weston WarCats qualified for postseason play this past Saturday. Both teams won by a score of 3-2; the boys defeated Bedford and the girls bested Waltham. It will mark the 4th consecutive year for the Warriors and the 3rd straight year for the WarCats.
Congratulations to both teams and good luck!
From the Boston Globe:
Meet Morgan Griffin.
As a captain on the Wayland/Weston co-op girls’ hockey squad, the 5-foot-2 Griffin has already collected 25 goals and nine assists with roughly 3½ weeks left in the regular season.
That’s nearly half of the team’s total output, double her production from last year, and more than almost everyone else in the state. Griffin — lauded by her coaches and teammates for her leadership and hard work off of the ice, not to mention her skills on it — has maintained the same degree of humility while taking the team through its best season in recent memory, dishing off credit to her linemates like a seasoned vet. Continue reading