The Old Rochester Regional Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes five deserving individuals and a team for induction this June. The 2019 Induction Banquet, catered by On the Go, will be held on Saturday, June 8at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 57 Fairhaven Road (Rte. 6) in Mattapoisett. Doors open at 5:00 pm for a “Meet and Greet” cocktail hour followed by the award dinner and Induction ceremony starting at 6:00 pm. The next day, Sunday, June 9, a charitable golf tournament will be held at Reservation Golf Club in Mattapoisett. See details at www.orrahof.com for tickets and golf signups.
2019 Inductees to the ORR Athletic Hall of Fame include:
•Amy Beaulieu Filloramo (ORR ’82) was a 3 sport All Star from Rochester who lead ORR to 4 straight SMC Championships in girls basketball.
•Mike Barros (ORR ’82) led the boys bulldog basketball team to the Eastern MA Division 3 State Championship in 1982 while in the process scoring over 900 points in his junior and senior years and averaging 15 rebounds per game.
•Scott Vanderment (ORR ’86) was a track star setting school records in the 50, 100, and 200-yard dashes. His accomplishments also followed him to the states, where he placed 2nd in the class D meet and 7th in the states.
•Keith Pina (ORR ’89) was a three-sport athlete who in his senior year captained the ORR Co-SCC Champion Football Team, the Boys Basketball Team, as well as the SCC Champion Boys Baseball Team.
•Dena Xifaras (ORR ’95) was a standout athlete as a 4-year varsity starter across 5 sports. She led the turnaround of the Lady Bulldog basketball program taking a team that was 5-15 her freshman year to 19-1 her senior year setting school and state records in basketball and track.
•1998 Girls Spring Track Team accomplished multiple school record performances this year in the shot put, discus, triple jump, long jump, 800 meters, 300-meter hurdles, and 4X800 meter relay. The team finished 10-0 in the regular season and won the South Coast Conference meet. The team went on to place second at the Massachusetts State Class D meet.