Rebel Review: Spring Playoff Edition

Walpole defender checks a Foxboro attack.

Walpole defender checks a Foxboro attack.

Justin Rouhana

Walpole defender checks a Foxboro attack.
Walpole defender checks a Foxboro attack.

Baseball: The Baseball Team, had a fantastic post-season, making it all the way to the south sectional semi-finals. First round, the boys played against North Attleboro first round at home. They won the game 7-4. They moved on and duked it out with Barnstable again at Eldaracher, winning the game 8-4. Finally, the boys played against power house Bridgewater-Raynham in one of the most exciting games all season. Things looked bright when the Rebels were up 6-0 in the fist inning, then things started going south. Ultimately they would have their season ended. They lost the south sectional semi-final to B-R, who won the sectional title. The final score was 13-9.

Softball: The Softball Team played their first round of the playoffs against Dighton-Rheyobeth. It was their first, and only round this season. Senior pitcher Marissa Ryan started the game for the Rebels. In the middle of the  fourth inning, junior Stephanie Sem came in for relief. However, the Rebel’s efforts were fruitless. They lost the game 5-1.

Boy’s Lacrosse: The Lacrosse Team played against Foxboro in the first round of their playoff season. With junior star goalie Andrew Blood sidelined due to illness, the team was depending on sophomore Jake Mitchell to step up big time in his first Varsity playoff appearance. The game was a nail biter, the final score was 8-7, Foxboro.

Girl’s Lacrosse: Girl’s Lacrosse started off the tournament playing Hingham who was an evenly matched team. The Rebels fortunatly came out on top with a score of 16-15. The girls had a tougher second round game against the number one seed Westwood. Westwood scored on nearly every single possesion. The four goals Walpole had came from all seniors: Steph Barmakian and Captains Erin Richardson, Michaela Tosone and  Seana Cofsky.  The final score of the game was 16-4.

Boy’s Tennis: Boy’s tennis lost in the first round of their tournament, 5-0, to Medfield.

Boy’s Track: The Boy’s Track Team had several team members do fantastic in the post-season individual tournaments. Senior P.J. “Ryan Howard” Hayes, won a State Title in the 200m with a time of 21.68. His team mate, senior Conor McCarthy finished fourth at All-States state in the 110hh with a time of 14.55. Hayes additionally won All-States. McCarthy was the only athlete for Walpole to go to the New England tournament. Hayes was eligible for the tournament, however, he hurt himself crossing the finish line at All-States.

Most Valuable Rebel: The Most Valuable Rebel of the post-season is senior track star P.J. “Ryan Howard” Hayes. He won both a state title and an all-state title. This quite an achievement. Hayes is going on to run track for the University of Connecticut. Congrats P.J., run real fast!


Baseball: 20-4

Softball: 12-9

Boy’s Lacrosse: 11-8

Girl’s Lacrosse: 15-7

Boy’s Tennis: 10-6

Girl’s Tennis: 4-13

Boy’s Track: 4-2-1

Girl’s Track: 3-2