Townie Sports

May 13, 2017

By Kevin Kelly


Nichols (10-8) wrapped up their 2017 lacrosse season with a heart-breaking 13-10 loss to the University of New England in the CCC League quarterfinals. Freshman standout midfielder Hugh O’Donnell finished the campaign with a goal and an assist and led the Bisons with 22 caused turnovers. Hugh was also was second on the team with 44 ground balls and, as a testament to his tenacity, second with 12 penalties. The Bisons registered their first winning season since 2004.



In the latest Boston Herald poll, East Boston is ranked #5 in Division 3 North …Latin Academy third baseman Mike Ward knocked in a pair of runs as the Dragons handed East Boston their first defeat of the season in a 10-1 smackdown on Monday, May 8.

Senior shortstop Patrick Kelly belted three hits, including the game-winning RBI double, and tallied 3 runs and 3 RBIs as Pope John XXIII made it four in-a-row with a 10-7 victory over Chelsea on Monday, May 1…Senior southpaw Chris Tucker hurled a shutout and helped his cause with three walks and a pair of RBIs as Latin Academy pulverized Charlestown by a score of 23-0.


In the latest Boston Herald poll, Bishop Feehan is ranked #3…Latin Academy 7th grade outfielder Jessica Pistorino (2 hits, 2 walks, 4 RBIs) and 8th grade pitcher Carleigh Schievink (2 hits, walk, 2 RBIs) spearheaded the offense and Schievink added 2 innings pitched and 6 strikeouts as the #14 ranked Lady Dragons vaporized Boston English 22-2.


Revere senior attacker Eddie Sullivan notched 8 goals and 1 assist in the Patriots 16-4 mauling of Salem.