It has been an amazing high school 2011 fall sports season in Massachusetts. Some of the biggest honors this year go out to the The Georgetown Girls soccer team who through 3 playoff games did not allow a goal responded to St. Mary's goal with 5 unanswered scores to capture the division 3 north girls title.
The Hopedale Blue Raiders girls soccer team earned there first state to the division 3 state final since 2005 after a 2-0 victory over undefeated Lenox, but Dover-Sherborn walked away with the division 3 state championship after routing Hopedale 2-1 on Friday November 18th 2011.
On Saturday November 19th 2011, Auburn took down Canton 1-0 to clinch the DIvision 2 Girls Soccer Title, The Rockets finished the season undefeated. The title was the first state title for the Auburn Girls.
on Friday November 18th The Ludlow Boys Soccer team clinched the division 1 state championship taking down Masconomet with a score of 2-1, and Sutton took down Georgetown 3-1 to clinch the Division 3 state title.
Also on Friday November 18th The Peabody girls soccer team took down East Longmeadow 1-0 Friday November 18th to win the division 1 girls state title.
The Groton-Dunstable boys soccer squad took down Concord-Carlisle 2-0 to capture the division 2 state title on Saturday November 19th.
Girls Volleyball rapped up on Saturday November 19th 2011 Barnstable took down Central Catholic for the Division 1 title, The Marlborough Panthers took down Melrose for the division 2 title and Frontier took down case for the Division 3 state title in girls volleyball.
Honorable Mentions go out to Andrea O' Brien of the Peabody girls soccer team as she closed out her season with 34 goals making her the highest scorer in Massachusetts for the 2011 season.
Masconomet J.R. Charlie May won his first individual division 2 state title in high school golf this sports season.
The Hudson Hawks won the Mid-wachusett B Golf Championship.
Randolph goaltender Emily Wilson had 10 straight shout outs as goalie to help the Randolph Field hockey team to their first state tournament. Oh and even more impressive Goalkeeper Emily Wilson was a backup goalie who filled in for starter Olivia Biles.
A big congrats this year to Everett Graduate Matt Costello won were one of the winners for the 2011 National Football Foundation High School-Scholar athlete awards.
The Auburn High School Foootball team won a 41 game winning streak into this season before losing to Shepard Hill Regional High School on Friday October 7th, but one of the biggest winning streaks ever in Massachusetts High School history by Auburn High School with 41 straight wins.
Quarter Back Jonathan Dibiaso of Everett High School broke the all time state passing record in his highschool career after throwing six touchdown passes against Medford on Friday October 28th. Dibiaso after that game had 85 straight touchdown passes breaking Tom Colombo's state record for the most touchdown passes in a high school career.
The Hopedale Boys Cross Country team won the Dual Valley Conference championship meet at Nipmuc as Matt Doran, Paul Maurais and Chris Kivor finished 3rd, 4th and 5th.
This has been Tom Nappi with High School Sports honorable mentions for the 2011 fall season in Massachusetts, tune into High School Sports talk on MA Sportsweb.com to get updates on all your favorite high school teams and check out the sports news page for all the latest updates.
Big Time High School Football Realignment News
-The MIAA Football Committee is currently discussing the possibility of having a statewide football tournament. This discussion has put a hold on division realignments for the 2013 season. The Massachusetts State Football Coaches Association has brought up a new proposal. Fitchburg athletic director and Coaches Association Ray Cosenza said the new plan should be an improvement on the old plan. The new plan is expected to preserve leagues and allow additional teams to qualify for the postseason. With this plan High School Football will finish with six true state champions.
Football This Week
North Quincy @ Duxbury
Southbrige @ Leicester
Holliston@ Hopkinton - WMRC
Boston Latin @ #7 Lincoln-Sudbury
#8 Chelmsford @ Dracut
Cranston West, Ri @ #6 Dennis-Yarmouth
#16 King Phillip @ Foxborough
Methuen @ #13 Andover
Oliver Ames @ #4 Mansfield
St Johns-Shrewsbury @ Leominster
Stoughton @ Attleboro
Sat 6:00PM Fitchburg @ Milford - WMRC
In Boys Cross Country This Friday
Norfolk Aggie is at @ Blackstone Valley
In Field Hockey Action
Hopedale @ Blackstone-Ville
Sutton @ Nipmuc