Townie Sports


Charlestown Football Club took one more step in its quest for the OTHSL Division 6 title on Nov. 11 at Charlestown High field. It was the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. Both teams observed a moment of silence at the start of the game with some words dedicated to the many men and women that sacrificed so much.

The Townies looked very good from the start and nothing was going to deviate them from their objective. After the first half, winning 4-2, it was clear that it was going to be a good day for the Charlestown squad. The game finished  with a 5-3 score and some celebration at Monument Tavern afterward.

The final game of the season for the Title will be played Nov. 18 in Lunenburg against Lynnfield FC.


Players of the Week – Honor Roll

Jacqueline Sindoris – Salem State University (Senior, Forward – Charlestown, Mass.). Sindoris scored three goals in a 2-0-0 weekend for the Vikings. The senior forward scored the eventual game winner on the power play in Friday’s 3-1 victory over Johnson & Wales. She followed that with two goals (including an empty netter) in Saturday’s 6-4 defeat of Suffolk.



Freshman Keira McGrath and junior Jolie Doherty and the Boston Latin relay teams rode a solid Sectionals performance into qualifying for the State championships (to be held at Harvard University on November 18). Individually, Keira is seeded #2 in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:07.69 and #5 in the 200 medley with 2:12.08, while Jolie is seeded #29 in the 200 freestyle with 2:09.79.

In the Lady Wolfpack team events, Jolie is part of the 200 freestyle relay team which is seeded #11 with a time of 1:49.28 and Keira anchors the 200 medley relay squad which is seeded #3 with a time of 1:53.93. Both girls are part of the 400 freestyle relay team which is seeded #7 with a time of 3:51.38.



Tip of the hat to Curry senior Dylan Vieira-Owens who wrapped up his college football career with 66 catches, 781 yards and 7 touchdowns. A fleet-footed receiver, Dylan also returned kicks and punts for the Colonels and added 25 tackles to his impressive gridiron resume.



The record-setting career of Worcester St. senior Allie Nolan was permanently etched in the books after the Lancers (23-11) suffered a hard-fought 3-1 defeat to Bowdoin (28-1) in the first round of the NCAA Division 3 volleyball tournament. The whirling dervish setter tallied 32 assists as Worcester St. took the opening set 25-23 but fell in the next three 25-22, 25-14 and 25-17. For her career Allie totaled a mind-boggling 2,882 assists, including 1,084 in both her junior and senior seasons. She added 555 digs in establishing herself as one of the Lancer all-time greats.

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