Old Rochester Boys and Girls Track – The teams competed in their second meet this week, each emerging with wins against Case and Bourne High School. For the girls, Ally Saccone won both the hurdles and the high jump. The ORR distance girls also swept the two-mile, with Katie Sethares, Jess Belliveau, and Jill Sethares all scoring points for the team. In the boy’s meet, David Friedman and Nick Pacheco took the top two spots in the mile, and Dan Donohue dominated at the three-hundred.
On Saturday, the SCC Holiday Relays took place at the Voc Tech Field house, and the Bulldogs once again came out on top winning for the big schools on both the boys and girls sides. Highlights of the meet included the girls 50-meter dash relay composed of Morgan DaSilva, Ally Saccone, Hannah Walsh, and Kristen Fuller tying the meet record set last year set by the same team, with the exception of Fuller whose spot was previously covered by Kirsten Dessert. The boys showed an excellent 4X800 meter relay made up of David Friedman, Mike Wyman, Nick Pacheco, and Conner Medeiros-Sweet that took the top spot in the boy’s meet.
Next up for both teams in the upcoming week is their meet against Apponequet High School.
Old Rochester Girls Basketball – The girls began their competitive season in the inaugural ORR hall of Fame Tournament with an unfortunate loss against the New Bedford Whalers 52-26. The girls, despite their less than optimal performance, did have some standout moments with junior captain Abby Offringa scoring 8 points total and Katie Wilbur scoring 5. The team, which has no seniors this year, next faces Apponequet High School.
Old Rochester Boys Basketball – The boy’s team achieved a win this week in their first game against Bishop Stang High School. The Bulldogs won 83-73 in overtime when Biruk Legasse scored a three pointer in the last seconds of the game. Max Risch and Brendan Parker also had a good night, helping the team to its victory with a contribution of 35 and 15 points respectively. Next up for the boys is Apponequet High School.
By India Krawczyk