Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Red Devil of the Week for Week Ending December 18, 2010


December 18, 2010
Shane Ryan
Boys Swimming and Diving

Shane scored a total of 12 points versus Belmont High School. He placed first in the 100m. backstroke with a time of 1:04.76, second in the 50m freestyle with a time of 24.55. Shane assisted his 200 freestyle relay to come in first place with a time of 1:50.57

Wrestling Update

Burlington vs. Winchester - December 14, 2010

Burlington 6 Winchester 51

119 No Contest

125 No Contest

130 Don Muir W WBF :27 Dave Golding

135 Doug MacDonald W WBF 3:19 Mark Welsch

140 Vinny McBeck W WBF 1:07 Munish Gandevia

145 Ryan MacDonald W WBF 2:28 Steve Goetz

152 Dan Fallon W 2-1 Luke Nigro

160 Mike Stern W WBF 1:57 Dave Swiniarski

171 Brandon Newell W WBF 1:38

189 No Contest

215 Cameron Horsey W WBF :50 AJ Lee

285 No Contest

103 Steve Giampapa  B Forfeit

112 Nick Stern W WBF :50 Andy Hubbard

 Burlington is now 0-4

Burlington vs. Watertown December 21, 2010

Burlington 12 Watertown 52

135  Alex Logan W WBF 1:28 Dave Golding

140  Jack Brackett W WBF :59 Mark Welsch

145  Zack Seek W Forfeit

152  Tyler Jansen W Forfeit

160  Luke Nigro B WBF :58 George Wannes

171  Juan Mesa W WBF 3:28 John Dube

189  Spencer Petigilio W Forfeit

215  Vahan Hakolyan W WBF 1:00

285  PJ Phinney W WBF 1:50 Noah Jocelyn

103  Steve Giampapa  B Forfeit

112  Danny D'Aminco W 14-3 Andy Hubbard

119 No Contest

125 No Contest

130 No Contest

Burlington is now 0-5

Boys Indoor Track Update

The BHS Boys Indoor Track team defeated Reading 43.5 to 42.5 on Tuesday night to move their record to 5-0 this season. The victory marked only the third time Burlington has beaten Reading in the history of Middlesex League track and field competition.

Event victories for Burlington were earned by David Perloff in the two mile, David Taranto in the mile, Joe Hoffman in the shot put, and Bobby Bonetti in the high jump. Bonetti won a jump off in the high jump for first place securing critical points for the Red Devils.

Burlington opened the meet with a 1-3 finish in the two mile by Perloff and freshman Paul Hogan. Trevor Dutton split a 1-3 Reading finish in the 1000 meters to move the meet score to 9-9.

Led by Joe Hoffman, the Burlington shot putters took the top three spots and 9 points for an 18-9 lead. Second and third were secured by Anuj Patel and Steve Healey. Gideon Kasirye finished second in the 600-meters and Connor Owens was just out-leaned at the finish line in the 300 meters for first place with Takunda Muzembe taking third and giving Burlington a 25-20 lead half way through the meet.

David Taranto cruised to victory in the mile with Zach Wilkins taking a key third place. Bonetti won the high jump and Anthony Salvucci tied for third earning an additional ½ point. After Jake Rosenberg’s second place in the 55-meter high hurdles, Burlington led 39.5 to 32.5, 4 points short of a victory.

In the final event before the relay, the sprinting duo of Dan McDermott and Ev Guerrier finished 2-3 wrapping up the victory for Burlington prior to the relay.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

2010-2011 Girls Basketball Preview

After a 1-19 season last year the Burlington High School Girls Basketball Team will try to make huge improvements. After getting a new coach and fellow teacher at the school Pam Coppola should help out. They have most of their team back from last year. They have matched their win total all of last year in the first game of 2010 by beating Watertown. The four captains are Rachel Joyce, Katharine Trahan, Kaitlyn Mornewick, and Kayla Collucci. he season looks much brighter this year for the girls.

2010-2011 Boys Basketball Preview

The Burlington High Boys Basketball team finished 8-12 a year ago. They have 6 returning players that played significant minutes on last years team. Senior guards Zach Hurynowicz and Ryan Putney lead the team this year. They were the two leading scorers on the team last year. The other four returning players are four juniors.Greg Sheridan, Connor Gallivan, Joe Renaud, and Mark Melanson are the juniors that come back and try to help out Hurynowicz and Putney by providing some more scoring options and good defense. The team wants to make the tournament and improve on their record from a year ago. The unusual thing about the team is that there is three freshman on the team. Shane Farley, Mickey Lyons, and Christian Mornewick. The other players on the team are David Whitney, Steven Xu, Jeff Manni, Austin Robinson, Cam Frank, and Marcus Odiah. The team lacks height but is a good shooting team and is quick off the ball.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Burlington vs Watertown Season Opener

It was not the start the Burlington High School boys basketball team had in mind. They opened with with an experienced Watertown team and could not pull off the upset. Things started off shaky with Watertown firing on all cylinders. They had a 20-8 lead with two minutes left in the first quarter but Burlington went on a 5-0 run to cut the lead to 20-13 at the end of one quarter. The Burlington defense stepped up in the second quarter only allowing nine second quarter points. However Burlington only scored eight themselves. Captain Ryan Putney was in foul trouble all game and only finished with one point on the evening. Watertown kept up the scoring in the second half pouring in 31 points in the third and fourth quarters. Watertown senior Marco Coppola had a game high 29 points. For the Red Devils Zach Hurynowicz had a team high 19 points while Greg Sheridan contributed with 10 and Connor Gallivan chipped in 5. The Devils will host Melrose on Friday night at seven O'clock. Melrose also lost their first game against Belmont on Tuesday.