Top 5 Sports Moments of 2010


The Porkers celebrate after winning the South Sectional Championship.

Russell Ollis

The Porkers celebrate after winning the South Sectional Championship.

1.  Field Hockey reaches Semi-Finals – The Porkers had a perfect 18-0 regular season and made it to the Division 1 Semi-Finals when they lost 2-1 to Andover in a double overtime thriller.

The 2010 Swimming and Diving Team after a meet.

2.  Back to back undefeated seasons for Swimming and Diving – The 2010 Swimming and Diving Team of 2009 made history by finishing 11-1.  The 2010 team, again, was undefeated, but this year as a perfect 12-0. These Rebel swimmers were also Herget and Bay State League Champions.

Five members of the Cross Country Team run during a meet.

3.  Boys Cross Country sends whole team to All-States – The Rebel Cross Country Team, who finished the regular season 8-3 and as Herget Champs, sent 7 of their varsity members to the EMass Division 3 Championships. Two of the runners (juniors Justin Connolly and Zach Ganshirt) finished in the top 10 at the meet.

Phil Nash '10 drives to the net in a lacrosse game in the spring.

4.  Boys Lacrosse wins Bay State League for third straight year – With two All-Americans (Pete Bowes ‘ 10 and Ryan Izzo ’10) leading the team, the Rebels Lacrosse Team went 18-4 and won the Bay State League for the third straight year, but they eventually lost in the State Quarterfinals to Reading.

Senior fullback Darius Benders eyes a hole in the Milton defense.

5.  Football wins Herget – After going 10-1 last year and not qualifying for the playoffs, the 2010 Rebel Football finished the regular season  10-1 and a Herget Division Title. The Rebels lost in the playoffs to the eventual Super Bowl Champion Mansfield Hornets.