The week in sports: CMass tourneys begin; Girls Track League Champions

Above: ARHS Girls Track and Field boasted another big win. They are the Mid-Wach A League Champions. (photo tweeted by @ARHSAthletics)

Algonquin Girls Track and Field won the Mid-Wach League Championship on Saturday. The Gonk Boys came in third place.

ARHS Girls Track and Field League Champions (tweeted by ARHS Athletics)The Girls’ big wins were the 4 x 100 relay, 100 Meter (April Davis), 400 Meter Hurdles (Olivia LaBelle), and Triple Jump (Priscilla DeCarvalho). The Boys won the High Jump (Brogan Madden).

This weekend, both teams will compete in qualifiers for the State tourneys. 

Three other ARHS teams will be competing in the CMass Athletic Director’s spring tournaments this week. All are in this afternoon’s Class A Quarterfinals at Algonquin.

Girls Tennis is up first at 3:30 pm. The 4th seed team will play 5th seed Nashoba. The Titan’s record is 6-9. In MIAA Power Rankings, the team is ranked #32 in Division 1.

Boys Tennis follows at 4:45 pm. 2nd seed ARHS will play 7th seed South. MIAA ranked the team #18 for D1. That was based on their 7-7 record, prior to a 4-1 lost to Hopkinton in a makeup match yesterday.

ARHS Boys Volleyball is also Class A 2nd seed. The Boys will play 7th seed Burncoat at 5:30 pm. With an overall 13-5 record, the Boys are ranked #24 in MIAA D1.

On Friday, MIAA updated the Power Rankings I previously shared for other teams.

Gonk Boys and Girls Lacrosse are now both ranked #21 for D1. For the Boys that was a fall by three spots from initial rankings. Their current record is 8-5. For the Girls, it was an improvement by three. Their record is 8-6.

According to the Community Advocate, the Boys will be celebrating their Senior Night tonight:

The night will celebrate the team’s graduating seniors while also featuring food trucks and a silent auction where community members can win Premier Lacrosse League tickets as well as other prizes.

The Telegram interviewed the Girls about this season’s milestones after their over Minnechaug last week. 

In other MIAA power rankings and stats:

  • Baseball improved by two to #29 in Division 1, with a 7-10 record. 
  • Softball fell three spots to #58 in Division 2, with a 3-14 record.
  • ARHS Boys Rugby v Brookline (by Owen Jones)Boys Rugby earned the top spot in MIAA’s Division 2 rankings. Their record is 3-2. (photo right from last week’s win over Brookline courtesy of Owen Jones Photography
  • Girls Rugby is in D1. But with a 0-3 record, they’re in the bottom spot at #5.

Now, here are the ARHS varsity games on tap for the week.

Monday, May 23, 2022

  • 3:30 pm – Girls Tennis vs. South @ Algonquin (CMADA Class A Quarterfinals)
  • 4:00 pm – Baseball vs. St. John’s @ Algonquin
  • 4:00 pm – Girls Lacrosse vs. Grafton @ Grafton High School
  • 4:00 pm – Softball vs. Advanced Math & Science Acad. Charter @ Algonquin
  • 4:45 pm – Boys Tennis vs. Nashoba Regional @ Algonquin (CMADA Class A Quarterfinals)
  • 5:30 pm – Boys Lacrosse vs. Grafton @ Algonquin
  • 5:30 pm – Boys Volleyball vs. Burncoat @ Algonquin (CMADA Class A Quarterfinals)

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

  • 4:00 pm – Girls Golf vs. Wachusett Regional @ Westborough Country Club

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

  • 5:00 pm – Girls Lacrosse vs. Westfield @ Westfield
  • 6:30 pm – Boys Lacrosse vs. Dover-Sherborn @ Dover Sherborn High School
  • Thursday, May 26, 2022
  • 5:30 pm – Girls Rugby vs. Belmont @ Algonquin
  • 6:00 pm – Boys Rugby vs. Cambridge Rindge & Latin @ Cambridge Rindge & Latin School

Friday, May 27, 2022

  • 2:30 pm – Girls Outdoor Track State Qualifiers @ Hingham
  • 2:30 pm – Boys Outdoor Track Boys Outdoor Track State Qualifiers @ Hingham

Sunday, May 29, 2022

  • 2:30 pm – Girls Outdoor Track State Qualifiers @ Hingham
  • 2:30 pm – Boys Outdoor Track Boys Outdoor Track State Qualifier @ Hingham

(To check for changes or find a complete schedule of Algonquin sports, including JV, freshmen, and unified match ups, click here. Follow these links for the Assabet sports schedule and the St. Mark’s sports schedule.)

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