In their one and only home meet of the season on May 5, the Old Rochester Regional High School track-and-field teams faced off against South Coast Conference rivals Dighton-Rehoboth and walked away with the SCC Large title once again. The boys meet ended with a score of 90-32, while the girls won, 96-26.
For the boys, four of six field events went to the Bulldogs. Walter Rosher took first in shot put and discus, while Hunter Bishop won javelin and Tyler Trudeau placed first in triple jump. The dominance continued on the track, where Murray Copps, Aidan Silk and Jackson Veugen swept the mile, before Leo Schiappa, Remy Wilson and Theo Cecil swept the 100. Cecil also took first in the 400 before Colby Gross, Schiappa and Landon Maxwell swept the 200.
On the girls’ side, the Bulldogs took every field event. Jen Williams took first place in long jump, Julia Sheridan won javelin, Taylor Green took shot put, Lilly Cook won discus, Maggie Brogioli took first in high jump, and Cameran Weaver won triple jump. Williams and Sheridan also won the 100 hurdles and 400 respectively, while Alexa St. Louis won the 100 and 200, and Maddie Conner took the 800. The mile was swept by Hanna Whalley, Alexia Gonsalves and Corrine Robert.
The 2-mile and 4×400 relay was canceled for both boys and girls as the Bulldogs had clinched both meets by the end of the 400. Old Rochester boys’ and girls’ teams will look to solidify their dominance over the conference at the SCC Championship meet on Thursday, May 19, at Apponequet Regional High School in Lakeville.
The Bulldogs picked up a 7-6 win over Joseph Case (Swansea) on May 6. A seventh-inning home run by Owen Bates put ORR ahead, 7-4, and ended up being the game winner. Also contributing were Zack MatsonandEthan McElroy, who each scored two runs. The Bulldogs hosted Dennis-Yarmouth on Tuesday, Carver on Wednesday and will host Dighton-Rehoboth on Friday, May 13.
Old Rochester’s boys’ team defeated Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech, 8-2, on May 4. Meanwhile, the girls took an even more dominant victory in their game against the Bears, winning 21-8. The boys visited Seekonk on Wednesday and will visit Apponequet on Friday the 13. The girls will host Weymouth on Saturday, May 14.
After a 4-1 win over Bourne on May 3, the boys’ tennis team took back-to-back losses. They lost 4-1 to Dighton-Rehoboth on May 5 and 4-1 to Dartmouth on Monday. They will visit Somerset Berkley on Thursday, May 12.
The girls’ tennis team went 2-0 last week. On May 3, they picked up a 3-2 win over Bourne and followed up on May 5 with a 3-2 win over Dighton-Rehoboth. Their win streak was snapped on Monday against Dartmouth. The Lady Bulldogs host Somerset Berkley on Thursday, May 12.
Old Rochester’s softball team snapped its losing streak on Monday when they the Bulldogs defeated Bourne, 12-7. ORR hosted Diman on Tuesday and will visit Dighton-Rehoboth on Friday, May 13.
By Matthew Curry