Essex Tech’s Winter athletic season is off and running, and our teams are off to great starts all around the state. Our Athletic Website can be found here. Our electronic ticketing system remains up and running and can be found here for all of your needs moving forward.
Weekly Schedule of Events (Away = Green Home = Blue)
Monday, February 13th
- Girls JV Basketball 5:00 @ Hamilton-Wenham (Away)
- Girls Varsity Basketball 6:30 @Hamilton-Wenham (Away)
Tuesday, February 14th
- No Events
Wednesday, February 15th
- Boys JV Basketball 4:00 @ Nashoba Tech (Away)
- Boys Varsity Basketball 5:30 @ Nashoba Tech (Away)
- Girls Freshman Basketball 4:00 vs. Marblehead (Home)
- Boys Varsity Hockey 6:30 vs. Hamilton-Wenham (Home)
- Girls Varsity Hockey 8:45 vs. St. Mary’s (Home)
Thursday, February 16th
- Boys JV Hockey 4:00 vs. Masco (Home)
- Girls JV Basketball 4:00 vs. Northeast (Home)
- Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Northeast (Home)
Friday, February 17th
- Boys JV Basketball 4:00 vs. Nashoba Tech (Home)
- Boys Varsity Basketball 5:30 vs. Nashoba Tech (Home)
Saturday, February 18th
- Girls Varsity Hockey 6:00 vs. Weymouth (Home)
Sunday, February 19th
- Boys Varsity Hockey 11:00 am @ Lowell Catholic (Away)
Boys Basketball picked up one win and dropped two games last week to bring their record to 10-7. The boys clinched an MIAA Tournament bid, earning their 10th win of the season versus Innovation Academy on Friday night by a score of 73-49. Senior Captain Jack McBournie led the way for the Hawks, notching 21 points while teammate Shawn O’Keefe picked up 17 of his own.
Girls Basketball split a pair of games last week, bringing their season record to 6-10. On Friday night against Mystic Valley, the Hawks won by a score of 43-35. Highlighted during the win was Sophomore Maddie Shairs with a career-high 21 points.
Winter Cheer is working hard and has attended every home basketball game to support both the girls and boys teams, and will continue to represent as the season moves on. The squad is loud and energetic and brings life to the gym during gameplay.
Boys Hockey was idle last week, as they did not see any game action. A scheduled contest with Matignon was canceled due to a personnel issue. With the cancellation, the Hawks picked up a win by forfeit, bringing their season tally to 15-1-1. The boys are back in action on Wednesday night versus Hamilton-Wenham.
Girls Hockey moved to 6-8-2 on the year, securing a 2-1 victory on Saturday evening against Stoneham-Wilmington. The two goal scorers in the contest were Ali Sprisser and Penny Levine-Stein. Also coming up big in the contest was goaltender Ella Tucker. The girls earn a strong victory, as they gear up for the state tournament.
Boys & Girls Indoor Track competed in the CAL Open Championships on Tuesday. Jenny Baker earned a spot in the finals in the 55m dash with a time of 7.81 seconds. As the anchor of the 4×200 team, she along with Nora Kisel, Olivia Feudo, and Sophia Visconti have qualified for the State Tournament. The Division IV State Competition is this Wednesday night at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.
Wrestling was in action at the sectional round of the MIAA Tournament last week. Highlighting the event for the Hawks was Trevor O’Neil, who won his match and will now advance to the state round of the tournament.
Swimming competed in the sectional round of the MIAA Tournament last week. Ely Wallen swam the 50m freestyle in 24.77 seconds while the girls 200m medley team finished with a time of 2:09.41. Additionally, Kelly Uribe will swim at the States in the 100m backstroke and the 200m freestyle.
Assistant Coordinator of Athletics, Wellness, & Health Services
Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School