October 21 2019

Red Devil Wrap-Up

By: Robert Parris

Boys/Girls Basketball: 

 

Burlington Basketball had a fantastic night as they faced the Wakefield Warriors at the BHS Gym.

 

The Red Devils won 76-73 in an overtime thriller. Points were put up by Senior/Guard Kyle Inglis and Sophomore/Guard Aidan Olivier both with 28 points. Lady Devils won 56-49 against the Warriors.

 

Points from the evening: Senior/Captain Kelly Joyce (22 points, 11 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 blocks) Junior/Captain Marina Callahan (22 points, 11 rebounds, 3 steals and 8 assists) Freshman Alyvia Pena (7 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals and 4 assists) Junior Sydney Pavao (2 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals and 1 assists) Senior/Captain Krista Magnarelli (2 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal and 1 assists) Senior Jordan Ferullo (2 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 assists).

 

The girls move to (14-5) and will be traveling to Boston Latin Academy on Tuesday afternoon for their final regular season game.

 

 

Photo Courtesy of Burlington Boys Basketball Twitter

 

 

The boys finish the regular season (16-4) and are the Middlesex League Freedom Division Champions Burlington will be heading into the tourney in two weeks time.

 

Girls/Boys Ice Hockey:

 

Boys and Girls Ice Hockey teams both had solid wins on Wednesday evening. The Red Devils had a home game against the Barnstable Red Raiders. The final score was 4-1 Burlington. The Lady Devils traveled to Watertown to take on the other Red Raiders. The ladies won 2-1. Both teams will be laying away on Saturday afternoon and evening. The boys will go to Melrose and he girls will go to Shawsheen. Currently the boys stand at (12-3-3) and the girls are (8-8-2) in their conferences.

 

Boys Swimming: 

 

Boys Swimming will head to the MIAA State Championship Tournament on Saturday, February 15 at Boston University. The boys qualified for the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay.

 

Boys/Girls Indoor Track: 

 

Girls and Boys Track will head to the State Championship Tournament as well on Saturday. They will be having the meet at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury. We wish everyone good luck at their state championship meets.

 

 

 

 

Written on 2-12-2020

 

BHS Girls Gymnastics: 

 

On Monday, February 10th the Lady Devils Gymnastics team hosted the Middlesex League 12 Meet inside the BHS Gym. Eight teams participated in the event including Reading, Wakefield, Melrose, Stoneham, Woburn, Burlington, Winchester and Arlington. The Lady Devils came in sixth place out of 8 teams. Burlington’s final score of the evening was 131.125 points. The number one spot went to the Reading Rockets who had 145.75 points.

 

Girls/Boys Basketball

 

On Tuesday February 11th the Girls/Boys Basketball teams faced off against the Belmont Marauders. The Lady Devils beat Belmont by six points in the 52-46 victory.

 

Stats from the evening: Junior/Captain Marina Callahan (16 points), Senior/Captain Kelly Joyce (16 points during the second half of the game) and Senior/Captain Krista Magnarelli (5 out of 8 free throws in the fourth period).

 

Click here to watch the highlights from the boys game.

 

Both teams will face the Wakefield Warriors on Thursday evening at BHS. Girls move to 13-5 and (10-5 in the Middlesex League) Boys drop to 15-4.

 

BHS Football: 

 

Senior Khyle Pena is off to college next year and has made his decision last week. We caught up with Kyhle and Coach Mackay. Click Here...

 

 

Below written on 2-10-2020

 

A lot of wins and some losses were made during the weekend for BHS winter sports teams.

 

Boys/Girls Basketball: 

On Friday, February 7th the Boys and Girls Basketball teams headed to Melrose to take on the Red Raiders. The boys won by 12 points in a 60-48 over the Red Raiders.


Stats from the boys game: Sophomore/Guard Adian Olivier (17 pts), Junior/Guard Tyler Williams (15 pts) Senior/Forward /Captain Mike Melanson (13 pts) and Senior/Guard/ Captain Kyle Inglis (12 pts).


The girls won by 14 points in the 48-34 win over Melrose.


Stats from the girls game: Junior/Captain Marina Callahan (18 pts), Senior Jordan Ferullo (8 pts), Junior Syd Pavao/Senior/Captain Krista Magnarelli (6 pts) and Freshman Alyvia Pena with a couple of assists.


Both teams will face the Belmont Marauders on Tuesday evening. The girls are currently (12-5) and (9-5 in the Middlesex League) and the boys are (15-3).

 

Boys Wrestling

Red Devil Wrestling traveled to Agawam to face Marlboro, Billerica and Agawam in a quad meet on Saturday, February 8th. First up was the Agawam Brownies.


The boys lost by 9 points in the defeat. Pins for that match went to Juniors Cam/Zack Soda, Joe Perna and Ryan McGillivray. Freshman Mohammad Alftlawi had had his first varsity win over Agawam.  Sophomore Adam Vadnais forfeited.


Next up was the Marlborough Panthers the Red Devils lost that one as well but only by three points. Pins in the meet were made by Juniors Zack/Cam Soda and Joe Perna. Freshman Mohammad Alftlawi and a decision was made by Junior Ryan McGillivray.

 

Finally, the quad meet ended with a match between the Billerica Indians.


The boys lost match between the Indians 30-27. Pins were made by Juniors Cam and Zack Soda. Sophomore Nick Silva had his first varsity win during the match. 


A decision was made by the referee to Junior Ryan McGillivray and a forfeit to Junior Joe Perna. Burlington finishes the regular season with a 6-13 record.

 

Girls/Boys Hockey: 

Later that day, the Stoneham Spartans paid a visit to the Burlington Ice Palace top face the boys and girls hockey teams. Both teams had victories over the Spartans.


Lady Devils won against Stoneham/Melrose by a score of 7-2 and goals were made by Ava Petrone, Lizzie Boulos, Katie Hayes, Bella Hacker and Sienna Berardinelli.


Red Devils won a blowout score of 4-1 and goals were made by Michael Morcos, Jacob Vozikis and John Condon.


The boys will face the Barnstable Red Raiders on Wednesday evening at the Ice Palace. Lady Devils will travel to the John A. Ryan Skating Arena to face the Watertown Red Raiders. The boys move up to (11-3-3) and the girls to (7-8-2).

 

Boys Swimming: 

 

Photo Courtesy of Burlington Boys Swim and Dive Twitter

 

Lastly, Boys Swimming headed to MIT for the North Sectionals on Sunday, February 9th. The team qualified for the 200 yard freestyle relay. Burlington came in 14th place and finished at a time of 1:36.32.

 

 

 

 

 

Below Written on 2-7-20

 

BHS Winter Sports is nearing the end of their season however, there are still a few games left during the month of February.

 

Girls/Boys Basketball: 

The Boys and Girls Basketball team had games against the Arlington Spy Ponders on Tuesday evening. Here are the highlights from the girls game. You can find them here.

 

As for the boys, the team won 68-66 overtime win over the Spy Ponders. Stats from the game include, sophomore/Guard Adian Olivier (28 pts including the OT buzzer beater win), Senior/Guard/Captain Kyle Inglis (14 pts), Sophomore/Guard Shane Mahoney (11 pts) and Junior/Guard Tyler Williams (12 pts). 

 

Here is a clip from the Buzzer Beater win on Tuesday evening. Watch Now...

 

Both teams will travel to Melrose to face the Red Raiders on Friday evening.

 

Girls Gymnastics: 

The Girls Varsity Gymnastics team had a home meet on Tuesday evening at BHS against the Wakefield Warriors. The girls lost 137.05 to 125.65. The team will host the ML12 League Meet next Monday evening at BHS.

 

Boys Wrestling: 

Red Devil Wrestling traveled to Shawsheen to take on the Rams on Tuesday evening. The boys lost 54 to 18 in the defeat.

 

106 Zachary Soda (B) WBF (Win by fall) 3:54 Lucien Tremblay 

113 Cameron Soda (B) WBTF (Win by technical fall) 17-2 Walter Humphrey 

120 Joseph Perna (B) DEC (Decision) 9-3 Austin Dube 

126 Frank Foti (S) WBF(Win by fall) 3:23 Ryan McGillivray 

132 Devin Deluca (S) WBF (Win by fall) 2:32 Jack Laverty 

138 Justin Merrifield (S) WBF (Win by fall) 1:02 Nick Silva 

145 No Contest

152 Adam Eldeeb (B) MD (Major Decision) 12-2 Jason Elias 

160 Shawn Fitzgerald (S) FORFEIT

170 Alex Newcomb (S) WBF (Win by fall) 2:36 Jaden Alford 

182 Aidan Leffler (S) FORFEIT

195 Andre Comeau (S) FORFEIT

220 Lucas Moreira (S) FORFEIT

285 Kevin Merino-Rivas (S) FORFEIT

  

The boys will have a quad meet against Billerica, Agawam and Marlboro at Agawam High School on Saturday Morning.

 

 

 

BHS Football: 

 

 

 

Photo Courtesy of Shaun Hart's Twitter

 

 

Senior Khyle Pena is off to college next year and has made his decision yesterday afternoon. Pena will be attending U Maine located in Orono, Maine. Pena was the starting Quarterback for the Burlington Football team for three years. Congrats to Kyhle and best of luck. 

 

 

 

Photo Courtesy of Shaun Hart's Twiter

 

 

 

Photo Courtesy of UMaine Football Twitter

 

Below written on 2-4-20

 

 

There was a ton of action for BHS Winter Sports teams on Monday night.

 

The Boys and Girls Indoor Track teams had their final regular season home meet on Monday evening. Both Burlington teams hosted the Middlesex League 12 Meet at Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center (Girls) and Boston University Track and Tennis Center.

 

 

 

A school record was broken for the girls in the 4x200 meter relay. The previous holders are the current coaches on the team, Head Coach Jessica McCarthy and Athletic Trainer Kierstin Merlino.

 

 

 Photo Courtesy of BHS Girls Varsity Track Twitter

 

The new holders are Freshman Grace Hanafin, Sophomores Liz Breiby, Paige Devereaux and Junior Winnie Sekyaya.

 

 

 

 

The relay team finished in third place at a time of 1:49.92

Their were also some personal record made by the Lady Devils.

Hurdles: Junior Heather Murphy- 10.08 (PR)

Senior Kirina Sirohi- 10.35 (PR)

Senior Marisa Sunnerberg – 10.19

 

55 Meter Hurdles:

Junior Winnie Sekyaya- 7.67 (PR) 4th Place and qualified for states.

 

She also had a personal record in the Long Jump at 16 feet and 11 and half inches and placed third.

 

Sophomore Jess Joseph broke a personal record in the 55 meter dash at (8.36).

300 Meter:

Freshman Grace Hanafin –42.60 and finished 4th Place

Sophomore Liz Breiby- 43.97 and finished 6th Place

 

1 Mile

Sophomore Madi Bowden (Personal Best) - 6:23.71

 

2 Mile

Freshman Jess Wells (Personal Best) – 13:13.91

 

Shot Put

Sophomore Brooke Bibbo (Personal Best) 5th Place – 31 ft and 2 ½ inches

 

The Girls will be attending the Indoor Track Winter Playoff Tournament on Saturday, February 15 at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center at 10:30 a.m.

 

Red Devil Hockey headed to Rodman Arena on Monday evening to take on the Walpole Rebels. The boys skated by the Rebels as they had a shutout victory of 5-0. The move to (11-3-2) on the season and will play the Wilmington Wildcats at Ristuccia Memorial Arena on Wednesday evening.

 

Boys Gymnastics had their final regular season home meet against Attleboro and Newton. The team didn’t come out on top as they fell to third place in the end. They will attend the State Meet at Newton North High School on Friday evening.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Below written on 2-3-20

 

A lot of action for winter teams over the course of the weekend.

 

Girls/Boys Basketball: 

 

On Friday, January 31st the Red/Lady Devils Basketball teams headed to Watertown to take on the Red Raiders. Girls put up 43 unanswered points over Watertown. Leading the way was Senior Kelly Joyce (12 points) SR. Jordan Ferullo and Junior Syd Pavao (10 points for both girls).


The team moves to (11-4 overall) (8-4 in the Middlesex League). They will face the Arlington Spy Ponders on Tuesday evening at BHS.

 

The boys lost their game over the Red Raiders 57-45. They drop to (13-3) (10-2 in the Middlesex League).  They will also face the Spy Ponder on Tuesday in Arlington.

 

 

Boys Wrestling: 

 

 

 

Courtesy of Burlington Wrestling Twitter

 

Red Devil Wrestling traveled up I-93 to Concord, New Hampshire for the Capitol City Tourney on Saturday, February 1st. The Sodas, Joe Perna, McGillivray all reached the semis that morning.


The Red Devils went 3-1 in the semis. Pins were made by Junior Cam Soda and Joe Perna. Junior Zack Soda had a technical fall. Junior Ryan McGillivray lost to the New England Champ Andrew Fallon (17-1), he wrestled third.

 

 

Courtesy of Burlington Wrestling Twitter

 

During the final round, Burlington went 3-0. Zack Soda went 6-03 over Central Catholic and his brother Cam had a 7-2 win over Noble, Maine. A second period win went to Junior Joe Perna for his victory over Concord, New Hampshire.

 

Junior Ryan McGillivray finished in fourth place. Both Soda brothers win their second straight Capitol City Classic title. Joe Perna earned his first.

 

 

Courtesy of Burlington Wrestling Twitter

 

Burlington finished 6th out of 25 teams. The team will head to Shawsheen Valley Tech to face the Rams on Tuesday evening.

 

Boys/Girls Hockey: 

 

Later that day, the Boys/Girls Hockey teams hosted the Wakefield Warriors at the Burlington Ice Palace. The Red Devils only had one goal in the second by Senior Jacob Vozikis.

 

Burlington ended the game in their second tie of the season. 1-1 was the final. The boys drop to (10-3-2) on the season and will be playing the Walpole Rebels on Monday evening at Rodman Arena.


The Lady Devils outscored the Warriors 3-0. Goals in the game were made by Bella Hacker (1st Period), Mia Lauder (2nd Period) and Ava Petrone (3rd period). The girls will move to (6-7-2) and will face the Wilmington Wildcats on Wednesday evening at the Burlington Ice Palace.   

 

 

 

 

 

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Boys/Girls Basketball 

 

The Boys and Girls Basketball teams visited their rival the Lexington Minutemen on Tuesday evening.

 

First let’s begin by talking about the Lady Devils Burlington scored 50 unanswered points in total, however the team didn’t get the victory. Points for the night were put up by Freshman Alyvia Pena (17 pts- Matches Career High), Senior Kelly Joyce (13 pts), Junior Syd Pavao (10 pts), Senior Jordan Ferullo (4 pts) and Junior Nataleigh Barrucci (4pts).

 

They lost 64-50 and drop to (10-4) record with a (7-4 record in the Middlesex League).

 

Now for the boys they were close, but couldn’t get the job done in a 74-71 overtime loss. The boys drop to (13-2) and (10-1 in the Middlesex League).

 

Both teams will travel to Watertown to take on the Red Raiders on Friday evening.

 

 

 

 

Written on 1-27-2020

 

The last weekend in January was a busy one for a number of Burlington High Winter Sports teams.

 

Boys/Girls Basketball

 

On Friday, January 24 the Boys and Girls Basketball teams had home games against their rivals the Stoneham Spartans. The boys won 76-48 over the Spartans. Stats in the game were made by Senior/Captain/Guard Kyle Inglis and Senior/Captain/Forward Mike Melanson.

 

The boys improve to (13-1) and (10-0 in the Middlesex League). The girls also won against Stoneham in a 50-29 victory. Stats from the night were from Freshman Alevia Pena with 17 points, 3 field goals and 4 steals. Junior Sydney Pavao had 10 points, 6 steals, 1 block and 1 assists. Junior Marina Callahan- 9 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals, and 7 assists. Senior Kelly Joyce- 7 points, 10 rebounds, 6 steals and 1 assists. Junior Nataleigh Barucci- 5 steals.

 

After the win over the Spartans, the girls now qualified for the state tournament. The girls move to (10-3) and (7-3 in the Middlesex League)

 

Both teams will face the Lexington Minutemen on Tuesday evening. Boys will play at BHS and the girls will play at Lexington High School.  

 

Boys Wrestling  

 

Boys wrestling had a quad meet at BHS against the Arlington Spy Ponders, Masconomet Chieftains and the Dedham Marauders on Friday night.

 

The boys started with a loss against the first meet of the night against the Spy Ponders. Pins in that meet were made by Juniors Joe Perna, Ryan McGillivray and Jack Laverty. A Major Decision was made to Junior Cam Soda and Sophomore Timmy Vadnais forfeited.

 

Things were looking much better when they faced the Marauders in the next round. A 42-30 victory is what the Red Devils needed to stay alive in the meet. Pins were made by Juniors Joe Perna and Jack Laverty and Sophomore Adam Eldeeb.

 

Junior Cam Soda, Ryan McGillivray and Sophomore Nick Silva forfeited.

 

Lastly, the meet ended with a match up against the Masconomet Chieftains. Burlington won by three in a 36-33 victory. Pins were made by Juniors Ryan McGillivray, Jack Laverty, Cam Soda, Sophomores Timmy Vadnais and Adam Eldeeb. Freshman Jaden Alford forfeited.

 

The team record moves to (6-8) and they will be facing the Wakefield Warriors on Wednesday evening at BHS.

 

Boys/Girls Indoor Track: 

 

Boys and Girls Track team had a meet against the Wakefield Warriors on Friday evening at Reggie Lewis Track and Tennis Center. The Lady Devils lost by 8 points in a 54-46 loss.

 

For the boys, Junior James Johnson got his personal best during the 1 mile race with a time of 4 minutes and 34 seconds. He won the two mile in 10 minutes and 9 seconds. However, the boys didn’t end up winning the Middlesex League Freedom Title.

 

Wakefield ended up winning the title in a 65-36 win. The boys and girls will host the Middlesex 12 League meet at Boston University Track and Tennis Center on Monday, February 3rd.

 

 

Boys/Girls Ice Hockey 

 

Boys/Girls Ice Hockey teams headed to Ed Burns Arena where they faced the Arlington Spy Ponders on Saturday night. The Lady Devils only scored one goal during the second period by Bella Hacker.

 

Burlington lost 4-1 against the Spy Ponders. The boys played after the girls, and only two goals were made in the second/third period by Cam Costa (Power Play) (2nd) John Condon (3rd). The final score was 5-2 Arlington.

 

The boys drop to (10-3) (7-2 in the Middlesex League). Girls drop to (5-6-2) (1-4-3 in the Middlesex League). Both teams will face the Wakefield Warriors on Saturday, February 1st at the Ice Palace. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Boys Swimming: 

Boys Swim team had their final regular season home meet against the Lexington Minutemen on Thursday afternoon at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School. The boys were defeated in a 14 point deficit of 90-76. Despite not winning the meet, a couple athletes on the team will participate in the Sections on February 9th at MIT and the State Tournament the following week at Boston University.


 

Below was written on 1-24-20

 

There was plenty of action to go around for BHS Winter Sports teams during the long weekend.

 

Boys/Girls Basketball: 

 

To start off on Friday January 17th the Boys and Girls Basketball teams had games against the Wakefield Warriors. Boys won against Wakefield 52-39. Points on the board were put up by Sophomore/Guard Aidan Olivier (21 points), Junior/Guard Justin Barros (12 points) Senior/Guard/Captain Kyle Inglis (9 points) and Senior/Forward Mike Melanson (8 points). Girls lost a close one 31-30 Warriors.

 

The team did play on Tuesday evening at Wilmington High School to face their rivals the Wildcats.  The Red Devils won by 21 points in the 71-50 victory. Points on the board were put up by Senior/Forward Mike Melanson (14 points), Senior/Guard/Captain Kyle Inglis (11 points) and Junior/Guard Justin Barros (11 points). Lady Devils lost by 8 in a 58-50 loss.

 

The Red Devils move to (12-1) overall and are undefeated in the Middlesex League. Lady Devils drop to (9-3) overall and (6-3 in the Middlesex League). Both teams will face the Stoneham Spartans on Friday evening at BHS.

 

Boys Wrestling: 

 

Boys wrestling traveled to Middletown Connecticut where they competed in the Colter Abely Memorial Tournament. Juniors Zack/Cam Soda, Joe Perna, and Ryan McGillivray all went (3-0) and all won their pools. Sophomores Jack Laverty, Timmy Vadnais and Adam Eldeeb all went (2-1) and finished 2nd in their pools. 

 

The Red Devils finished 7th place out of 16 teams.

 

The team will be facing the Woburn Tanners on Wednesday evening at BHS.

 

Boys Swimming: 


Boys Swimming lost to the Reading Rockets on Tuesday afternoon with a final score of 87-78. The boys will be facing the Lexington Minutemen on Thursday afternoon at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School.

 

Boys/Girls Ice Hockey: 

Boys and Girls Hockey had games Saturday, Sunday and Monday. First, both teams faced the Lexington Minutemen on Saturday afternoon at the Ice Palace. The girls suffered a shutout of 3-0.

 

The boys won a close 2-1 game over the Minutemen. On Sunday, the girls faced the Central Catholic Cougars where they won in a blowout victory of 11-4.

 

Finally, the boys faced the Malden Catholic Lancers on Monday afternoon. The boys lost 3-1 over the Lancers.

 

The Red Devil hockey team drop to (10-2) in the division and (7-1) in Middlesex League. Lady Devils hockey move to (5-5-2) in the division and (1-4-2) in the Middlesex League.

 

Girls Gymnastics: 

Girls Gymnastics had a meet against the Melrose Red Raiders on Tuesday evening inside the BHS Rubber Gym. The girls lost by a score of 133.25 to 127.45. The girls will face the Reading Rockets next Tuesday at Reading Gymnastics.

 

Boys/Girls Indoor Track: 

 

Boys track won their four consecutive state relay title against the Wilmington Wildcats. The Red Devils edged the Middlesex Freedom rival Wilmington by ½ a point.

 

Shuttle hurdle team of Thomas McIninch, Ryan Devereaux, Joe Mitchell, and Kenan Wilson won the first event of the night in a school record 27.31.

 

4x200 Meter Relay

Sean Theurer, Kenan Wilson, John Peterson, and Matt Pinkham 4th Place with a final time of 1:36.60

 

Distance Medley squad

Ricky Healey (1200m)

Sean Theurer (400m)

Doug Bibbo (800m)

James Johnson (1600m)

 

The team finished in 2nd place with a time of 11:10.25.

 

High Jump squad
Kenan Wilson

Ryan Devereaux

Matt Pinkham

 

The squad placed third with a combined total of 16 feet and 10.25 inches.

 

Long Jump trio

Sean Theurer Alex Keane and Rojit Gurung finished third with a combined mark of 56 feet and 3.25 inches.

 

In shot put, Garrett Asher, Chris Jones, and Mitchell Adamson finished sixth at 114 feet and 11.25 inches.

 

Girls and Boys Track will be having a meet against the Wakefield Warriors on Friday evening at the Reggie Lewis

Track and Tennis Center.

 

 

 

 

 

Below written on 1-15-2020

 

It was a busy weekend for all Winter Sports at BHS, some made records and some clinched there divisions. We have the scoop.

 

Boys/Girls Basketball:  

On Friday January 10th the Boys and Girls Basketball teams had a showdown with the Melrose Red Raiders inside the BHS Gym. Both teams clinched the division title against the Red Raiders after putting up a good amount of points. For the girls, they won 55-28. Here are some stats from the girls game.

 

 

 

Courtesy of Lady Devils Basketball Twitter 

 

 

Sophomore/Guards Lily Strurdevant- 3 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal and 1 assists, Brianna D’Alleva- 1 points, 7 rebounds, and 2 assists. Michela Giordano had 4 rebounds and 2 steals.

 

 

 

 

Junior/Forwards Megan Murphy- 2 points, 3 rebounds, and 1block. Nataleigh Barrucci- 4 rebounds and 1 steal.  

 

Courtesy of Lady Devils Basketball Twitter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courtesy of Lady Devils Basketball Twitter

 

Freshmen Alyvia Pena had a career high for that night as she put up 17 points during the first three periods. 9 for 10 from the front line.

 

 

 

 



The Red Devils beat the Red Raiders 71-55. Senior/Guard Kyle Inglis had 21 points, Junior/Guard Tyler Williams had 15 points, Senior/Forward Mike Melanson with 14 points and Sophomore/Guard Aidan Olivier with 13 points. The girls move to (8-1) in the conference and (5-1 in the Middlesex League), the boys are (9-1) in the conference. Both teams will face off against the Reading Rockets on Tuesday evening. Boys will play at Reading and the girls play at BHS.

 

 

 

Boys Wrestling: 

 

Boys wrestling had big meets on Saturday and Sunday morning. First, they headed to the Eastern States Classic in New York. Juniors Cam Soda had two wins in the Quarter finals. His brother Zack had a tough loss, however he regrouped and came back to win his final two rounds. Cam Soda won 3 out of 5 matches. He finished in 4th place where he joined Keith Mantia (Class of 07’) and Kevin Barrucci (Class of 09’) as the third Eastern States Classic Place winner. He also became the highest place winner in BHS history. 


Zack Soda won three matches and came one match away from placing. He lost to 5th and 6th Place winners. Junior Joe Perna gave BHS their best performance at the Eastern States Classic in over 10 years for his match up that day.



On Sunday, five Red Devil athletes were invited to the Chelmsford Invitational. Juniors Ryan McGillivray, Jack Laverty, Sophomores Nick Silva, Timmy Vadnais and Freshman Jaden Alford were in attendance.  McGillivray and Vadnais came in 4th place. Jaden Alford got his 1st varsity pin that day.


The boys will travel to Beverly on Wednesday evening to face the Panthers. The boys are currently (4-6) in the conference.

 

 

Girls/Boys Indoor Track: 

 

 

Boys and Girls Indoor track teams were invited to the Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association Northeast Invitational on Friday, January 10 through the 12th. Six states were invited that weekend, MA, NH, NY, RI, CT, and VT.


Here are the results from days 1 and 2


Men’s 300 Meter

Sophomore Kyle Coluci- 87th place- 40.56

Freshman Anthony Abbott- 90th place- 40.86

Junior Alex Piscatelli- 131st place- 42.54

Freshman Charlie Otis- 171st place-53.21

Freshman Tyler DeLellis-172nd place- 55.81


Men’s 600 Meter

Sophomore Quinn Mattson-73rd place- 1:42.20

Senior Kevin Chen- 86th place- 1:56.24

Senior Keith Herlihy- 87th place- 1:56.48

Sophomore Kush Raul- 88th place-1:57.31

Freshman Dakota Ellis- 89th place-1:58.87


Men’s 1000 Meter

Freshman Patrick Gray-38th place- 2:53.34

Junior Jack Giles- 45th place- 2:54.89

Sophomore Justin Kelly- 103rd place- 3:10.58

Sophomore Akshay Aravind- 134th place- 3:39.34


Men’s Mile

Senior Richard Healey- 21st place- 4:45.52

Freshman Rithikh Prakash- 5th Place- 4:51.23

Junior Richard Cromwell- 28th place- 5:03.00

Junior Kevin Carnes- 50th place- 5:14.37

Sophomore Christian Tagliamonte- 82nd place- 5:46.00


Men’s 55 Meter Hurdle

Senior Kenan Wilson- 19th place- 8.57

Men’s 4x200 meter relay

18th place- 1:40.74


Men’s High Jump

Senior Kenan Wilson- 5th place- 5:10.00


Men’s Shot put

Sophomore Garrett Asher- 14 place- 41:10.75

 

Day 3 Results


Girls 200 Meter

Freshman Grace Hanafin- 8th place- 26.83

Junior Winnie Sekyaya- 14th place-27.68

Junior Sydney Hovasse- 46th place-28.89

Sophomore Paige Devereaux- 55th place-29.29

Sophomore Jessica Joseph- 69th place- 29.71

Senior Marisa Sunnerberg- 95th place- 30.50


Girls 400 Meter

Sophomore Elizabeth Breiby- 5th place- 1:02.76


Girls Long Jump

2nd Place Junior Winnie Sekyaya-16-03.75


Men’s 55 Meter Hurdle

42nd place- Junior Sean Theurer- 7.19

78th place- Senior Chris Choi- 7.40

80th place- Junior John Peterson-7.43

83rd place- Sophomore John Hoffman- 7.45

88th place- Senior Brandon Huang- 7.51

91st place-Junior Cole Frieden- 7.54

101st place- Senior Hayden Mattson- 7.63

108th place- Senior Sarrim Shakaib- 7.73

137th place- Senior Colby Walzer- 10.19


Men’s 200 Meter

67th place- Junior John Peterson- 24.99

88th place Sophomore Quinn Flaherty- 25.42\

109th place - Senior Brandon Huang- 25.71

123rd place- Senior Hayden Mattson- 26.04

127rd place- Senior Chris Choi- 26.23

132nd place- Sophomore John Hoffman- 26.39

144th place- Junior Cole Frieden- 26.72

182nd place- Freshman Inesh Parikh-32.06


Men’s 400 Meter

9th place- Junior Sean Theurer- 52.38

30th place- Senior Doug Bibbo- 55.63

42nd place- Senior Sean Kaweesa- 57.64

45th place- Junior Sami Ahmed- 58.49

54th place- Junior Alex Piscatelli- 1:00.11

56th place- Junior Yianni Stefandis- 1:00.78

57th place- Junior Eyssa Benhida- 1:00.97

58th place- Sophomore Betoya Bundu-1:01.13

66th place- Senior Joe Vigliotta- 1:04.03


Men’s 800 Meter

102nd place- Freshman Connor Herrera- 2:30.99

107th place- Freshman Mihir Balsara- 2:33.22


Men’s 2 Mile

4th place- Junior James Johnson- 9:48.29


Men’s 55 Meter Hurdle

29th place- Senior Ryan Devereaux- 9.50

37th place- Junior Eyssa Benhida- 9.97

40th place- Senior Brendan Soohoo- 10.31

57th place- Freshman Elijah Wolinkski- 11.23

60th place- Freshman Evan Kim- 11.95


Men’s Long Jump

5th place- Junior Sean Theurer- 19-11.00

38th place- Senior Hayden Mattson- 17-03.50

42nd place- Senior Sarrim Shakaib- 16-11.25

45th place- Sophomore Quinn Flaherty- 16-09.00

56th place- Senior Brandon Huang- 12-08.75


Men’s Shot Put

17th place- Senior Chris Jones- 37-10.75

25th place- Senior Shiv Patel- 26-03.75

34th place- Junior Thomas Porter- 34-02.50

36 place- Senior Colby Walzer- 33-08.00

 

A number of records were set for both the boys and girls.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courtesy of BHS Girls Indoor Track Twitter

 

Freshman Grace Hanafin set the new school record in the 200 meter at 26.83

 

 

 

Courtesy of BHS Boys High School Track Twitter 

 

Junior Alex Keane clears 8’ 6’’ he now has holds the school record in the Pole Vault for

Indoor Track.

 

 

 


Courtesy of BHS Boys High School Track Twitter 

 

 

 

 

Senior Kenan Wilson jumped 40’ 4.5’’ and now set the school record in indoor Triple Jump.

 

 

Sean Theurer set the school record for his performance in the 400 meters who finished with  52.38.

 

The Boys will be back on Friday evening for the MSTCA State Relays at the Reggie Lewis Track and Tennis Center.

 

 

Girls/Boys Ice Hockey: 

 

 

Burlington Ice Palace was busy on Saturday as they had back to back games.


First with the Lady Devils, the girls faced the Watertown Red Raiders.  During the first period Burlington let a goal in the net to make it 1-0 Watertown. However on a power play goal, Junior Shannon McDonald tied it up 1-1-. In the second, Junior Sydney Shinopoulos passed it to Berardielli on a breakaway goal 2-1 Burlington. Red Raider’s Driscoll would tie it up 2-2. Once again Shinopoulos had an opportunity to score and she did. 3-2 Burlington. Now in the third and final period Burlington was leading by one, but Watertown’s Driscoll tied it up to 3-3. The game ended in a tie of 3-3. Lady Devils will face the Shawsheen Rams on Wednesday evening at the Ice Palace.


The next game was against the Burlington Red Devils and the Hingham Harbormen. It didn’t take long for Senior Ryan O’Halloran to score a goal on a power play 1-0. The score stayed like that until Junior Zack Auble got a goal in the second 2-0. Finally, Senior Cam Costa had the final goal of the game in the third. 3-0. The boys will be playing after the Lady Devils on Wednesday evening against the Melrose Red Raiders.

 

Girls/Boys Gymnastics: 

 

Girls Gymnastics had a meet against the Winchester Sachems on Friday, January 10th . The girls were so close, but in the end they couldn’t seal the win. 126.9 to 126.95. The girls have a meet with the Stoneham Spartans on Tuesday evening at BHS. Boys Gymnastics have a meet against the Braintree Wamps on Tuesday evening at BHS.

 

Boys Swimming:

 

Boys swimming will also be having a meet against the Lowell Red Raiders on Tuesday afternoon at Shawsheen Valley Technical High School.

 

 

 

Below was written on 1-10-2020

 

Boys/Girls Basketball: 

 

Two big showdowns are happening this Friday night for the Varsity Basketball team, as they will be facing the Melrose Red Raiders. So what's at stake, both teams are coming in with 7-1 (Boys) and 8-1 (Girls) records. If one or both teams win, they will secure 1st place in the Middlesex League Freedom Divsion title. Melrose girls baksetball is (3-3) and the Boys are (5-1). It should be a great game for all the teams competing. 

 

 

Below written on 1-9-2020

 

A number of Burlington teams competed on Tuesday afternoon and we have the scoop.

 

Boys swim team had their final away meet against the Haverhill Hillies on Tuesday evening. Boys swim won by 5 87 to 82 was the final score. The Red Devils will have there first home meet of the season on Thursday afternoon against the Winchester Sachems.

 

Girls gymnastics had there second meet of the season, as they traveled to Arlington where they faced the Spy Ponders. The girls suffered a 134 to 125 loss against the Woburn Tanners a week ago. However, the girls bounced back from that, as they got there first victory of the season. The girls move to (1-1) and will be taking on the Stoneham Spartans next Tuesday night at Burlington High School.

 

On the other hand, the boys gymnastics started off the season at home against the Lowell Red Raiders. The boys had a solid W for the night after a 149.2 to 116.3 victory. Burlington begins the season at (1-0) and will be traveling to Braintree to face the Wamps.

 

Boys and girls basketball team are on a roll and they didn’t stop rolling on Tuesday night when they faced the Winchester Sachems.

 

Check out the boys highlights here

 

Lady Devils had a great game against the Sachems after defeated them in a 54-36 victory. Two career highs were made that evening Junior Marina Callahan with 27 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals, 2 blocks, 5 assists and 2 assists to turnovers. Freshman Alyveia Pena had 12 points and was 5/6 on her free throws.

 

Congrats on great night and best of luck on the rest of the season. The girls are (7-1) in the league and are (4-1) in the Middlesex League.

 

Girls will be facing the Middlesex League team on Friday night against the Melrose Red Raiders at BHS.

 

The girls and boys track team had a home meet against the Melrose Red Raiders at Boston University Track and Tennis Center on Tuesday evening.

 

The girls lost big against the Red Raiders 79-21, however the boys remain undefeated at (3-0-1) after an 81-18 win. Both teams will be back on January 24th to face the Wakefield Warriors at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center.

 

Lady Devils stand at (2-2). It will be an interested match up against for the boys as they will be battling against the Warriors for the league title.

 

Here are some of the results from both of the meets.

 

Girls Results


55mHurdles

3rd Place Heather Murphy (10.51)

 

55m Dash

1st Place Grace Hanafin (7.69)


1 Mile  

3rd Place Molly Shannon (6:36.31)


Shot Put

2nd Place Brooke Bibbo (29’ 3 1⁄2


High Jump

3rd Place Liz Breiby/Devin Ralston 4’2 (ties for 3rd)


600m

2nd Place Liz Breiby (1:50.01)


1000m

No wins


300m

3rd Place Winnie Sekyaya (46.04)

 

Long jump

1st Place Winnie Sekyaya (15’ 10 1⁄2)

3rd Place Grace Hanafin (14’ 3 1⁄2”)


2 Mile

No wins


4x200

No wins


4 x400

No wins

 

Boys Results


55M Hurdle

1st Place Junior Joe Mitchell- 9.01

2nd Place Senior Thomas McIninch- 9.10

3rd Place Junior Cam Noonan- 9.55


55 Meter Dash

1st Place- Junior Matt Pinkham- 7.13

3rd Place- Thomas Mcininch 7.30

 

1 Meter

1st Place- Junior james Johnson- 4:47.49

2nd Place- Freshman Patrick Gray- 5:03.10


High Jump

1st Place- Junior Matt Pinkham 5’4

2nd Place- Senior Ryan Devereaux 5’4


600 Meter

1st Place- Junior Sean Theurer- 1:30.32

2nd Place- Senior Doug Bibbo- 1:30.44

3rd Place- Junior Jonathan Wolinski- 1:31.61

 

1000 Meter

1st Place- Senior Ricky Healey- 2:48.99

3rd Place- Junior Richard Cromwell- 2:53.90

 

Shot Put

1st Place- Senior Chris Jones- 39’ 3 ½

3rd Place-Senior Colby Walzer- 36’4

 

300 Meter

1st Place- Junior John Peterson- 39.51

3rd Place- Junior Joe Mitchell- 39.87

 

Long Jump

1st Place- Senior Rojit Gurung- 18’ 2.5”

2nd Place- Junior Alex Keane- 17’ 9.5”

3rd Place- Hayden Mattson- 17’ 7”


2 Meter

2nd Place Sophomore Paul Conti- 10:36.56

3rd Place Junior Jack Giles- 11:21.86


4x200M Relay

1st Place- Burlington- 1:41.32


4x400M Relay

1st Place- Burlington- 3:54.01

 

 

 
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