ORR Extends Rule in SCC

            For the 10th consecutive season, the Old Rochester Regional girls track and field team has set the standard for the South Coast Conference. The Bulldogs finished with 110.33 points in the SCC championship meet, blowing out second-place finisher Dighton-Rehoboth (64.33).

            While Julia Sheridan and Emma Carroll stood out, each winning two events, Jen Williams led Old Rochester with three event wins. She took home first in the 55 dash (7.4 seconds), 55 hurdles (8.3 seconds), and the high jump (5-foot-2). Carroll won the mile in 5:32.6 and the 1,000 in 3:23. Sheridan won the 2-mile in 13:58 and the 600 in 1:44.2.

            ORR’s boys track and field squad won the SCC tournament by an even wider margin, scoring 118 points to second-place Dighton-Rehoboth’s 47.

            Leo Schiappa led ORR with two wins, taking first in the 300 (37.3 seconds) and the 55 dash (6.5 seconds).

Old Colony Football

            The Cougars finally got one in the win column in their April 23 match against Upper Cape, and they did so in dramatic fashion. With the clock winding down in the fourth quarter and the ball on the Rams’ 1-yard line, Old Colony asked Ryan McGuiggan to do what he does best: ground and pound. The senior running back stepped up and crossed the goal line for the third time on the day to deliver the Cougars a 20-18 win. All told, McGuiggan amassed 135 yards.

            Old Colony will play its final game of the Fall II season on Friday at home against Diman Voke. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00 pm.

Old Rochester Regional Football

            The Bulldogs’ final game of the regular season, initially scheduled for April 23 before being rescheduled to April 24 against Somerset Berkley, has been canceled with ORR football under quarantine.

The cancellation marks the end of ORR’s football regular season schedule. They are slated to play Dighton-Rehoboth on Saturday, May 1. Time and location have not yet been finalized.

Old Colony Golf

            Through Monday, the Tri-Town area was home to two undefeated high school fall sports teams. Coming off a 9-0 shutout of Norfolk Aggie, Old Colony golf earned win No. 8 against South Shore to kick off their three consecutive days of play. South Shore put up more of a fight than the Cougars’ previous opponents, but the Cougars still won comfortably, 7-2.

            Luke Butler shot a 38 to lead the way, with Brad Weglowski shooting a 40 to capture three points as a pair against South Shore. Michael Niemi won his match, and Will Harrop and Derek Fortunato secured three points together.

            Following a Tuesday, April 27, match vs. Tri-County, Old Colony faces South Shore again, this time on the road at 2:45 pm on April 28.

Sports Roundup

By Nick Friar

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