Townie Sports

Killoran Named Valley Player of the Week

Will Killoran scored two goals and handed out four assists, McKinley posted 2-1-3 and Adduci, Delvalle and Vraibel all had 1-1-2 in Charlestown Midgets’ 10-3 victory over Wakefield. Killoran has shined during parity this fall, and was named the Valley League’s Player of the Week over the weekend. It’s an honor few CYHA players have won, and Killoran is certainly one to watch as he and the Midget team progress. The team is 3-3 at the moment, dropping a close one to Watertown last Saturday, 1-2.

Squirt AA…Johnson scored four goals and set up another, Aria also wore a hat, adding an assist, Irvin posted 2-2-4, Vraibel 2-1-3 and Fidler-O’Neil two goals in Charlestown’s big win over Watertown. The Squirt AA team has had a great fall, and stands at 5-2 now after beating Natick on Sunday, 11-2.

Squirt A1…Greater Lowell and Charlestown both won twice in the Central.  Tucker and Prinn both wore hats, Tucker adding an assist, Jasper and No. 44 both clicked for 2-2-4 and No. 47 also had two assists in Charlestown’s big win over Marblehead—and Tucker wore the hat, No. 54 scored twice and Forish pitched a 7-0 shutout over Marblehead. The Squirt A1 team has shined bright this fall, having not lost a game. They are 6-0-1 after tying Chelmsford on Sunday.

Squirt A2…The second Squirt team is also on a tear, sitting at 5-2 now.

Bantam AA…The Bantam team this fall has been winning regularly, and now are 3-2-2.

PeeWeeAA…Cosmo Ciccarello, who also had an assist, scored what turned out to be the winner with 4:42 left and Ryan Conn also posted 1-1-2 as Stoneham trimmed Charlestown 5-3 – Erin Flaherty with 1-2-3 and Nathan Mainey 1-1-2 in the loss. They are now 4-3-1 after tying Dorchester on Sunday, 4-4.

PeeWeeA…The Charlestown PeeWeeA team had a tough run to start parity rounds, but have been on a winning streak lately, getting two wins and a tie in their last three. They had a big win over Lexington/Bedford, 11-1, last Saturday.

Mites…Most of the four Mite teams have had a tough run in the parity rounds, but look to start the season anew in the coming weeks.

Little League Banquet

The annual Charlestown Little League end of season awards banquet is scheduled for Thursday Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m. in the Charlestown High School cafeteria. All levels (tee ball through Majors) are invited. Pizza, drinks and dessert will be available. 

Charlestown Youth Basketball

The Charlestown Youth Basketball League is preparing for another season on the hardwood. The season begins in January and goes through March, but evaluations start on Dec. 3 and 5. There are several divisions, including: Co-Ed Clinic (ages 6-7); Girls JV (ages 8-9); Girls Varsity (ages 10-12); Boys JV (ages 8-9); and Boys Varsity (ages 10-12). The league fee is $95 and includes a shirt and winter hat.

Volunteers should contact Max Gomez at [email protected].

Hot Start for Tkachuks, Yandle

Both Matt and Brady Tkachuk have had a hot start to this NHL season up north of the border. The brothers with major Charlestown roots both have two goals on the season for Calgary and Ottawa, with Matt also registering four assists. Ironman Keith Yandle of the Florida Panthers has started the season with a goal already, with 19 shots on goal.

Hometown hero Matt Grzelcyk has already registered an assist in the Bruins young season, hot off a Stanley Cup goal in Game 7 last year.

Fall Sports


During the Charlestown 22-6 win over Burke, senior two-way standout Terrell McQueeney posted 12 tackles and 140 rushing yards (including 2 TDs and a 2-point conversion) while freshman QB Ricky Cabral added a 45-yard scamper for a score. The Townies improved to 1-3…In college gridiron action, Franklin Pierce (1-4) sophomore defensive end Jonte Joseph notched an assist in the Ravens 52-0 loss to Stonehill…In the water, Miami senior 4+ rower Halle Alitz backboned the Hurricanes’ “A” boat to a silver finish with a time of 15:57.60 at the Head of the Indian Creek Regatta in Coral Gables, FL…On the soccer field, UMass (4-8) senior midfielder Christian Labeck contributed 64 minutes of solid two-way play in a Minuteman 1-0 loss to Fordham.

Townie Roots

In high school football, Northeast (1-3) senior QB Owen Halley ran for a TD, tossed a 2-point conversion and tallied 160 yards of offense in the Knights 40-30 setback to Shawsheen…Billerica (3-3) senior QB Nolan Houlihan tossed two TDs and threw for 250 yards in a 32-14 loss to Tewksbury…On the golf course, brothers Treavor (junior) and Maxx (freshman) Owens have a combined 13-5 match record (with Maxx posting a sterling 8-1) for Reading (6-3-1)…In college volleyball action, despite an 11-game skid to start the season, St. Joseph (ME) freshwoman server Elizabeth Whelton has pitched in to help the Monks (5-14) win five of their last eight matches.

Women’s College Hockey Players

•Rose Sullivan (senior center, Salem St.)

•Bridget McCarthy (senior wing, BC)

•Micaela Sindoris (sophomore wing, Northeastern)

•Loli Fidler (sophomore wing, Penn St.)

Men’s College Hockey Players

•Patrick Wrenn (senior defenseman, UMass-Dartmouth)

•Miguel Fidler (senior wing, Ohio St.)

•Connor Sodergren (junior wing, UMass-Lowell)

•Michael Snow (junior wing, Curry)

•Sean Wrenn (sophomore wing, Amherst)

•Will Ahearn (sophomore wing, Worcester St.)

•Charles Page (sophomore wing, Stonehill)

•Liam Nolan (sophomore defenseman, Citadel)

•Mitchell Andrea (sophomore defenseman, St. Michael VT)

NHL Players

•Matt Tkachuk, Calgary W 2-2-4

•Brady Tkachuk, Ottawa W 2-0-2

•Keith Yandle, Florida D 1-1-2

•Matt Grzelcyk, Boston D 0-1-1

•Jimmy Vesey, Buffalo W 0-0-0

•Kevin Hayes, Philadelphia W 0-0-0

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