WHS Athletic Director Ed Harrison Announces All-Stars & Award Winners

WILMINGTON, MA — At Wednesday’s School Committee Meeting, WHS Athletic Director Ed Harrison gave the board a synopsis of the spring sports season.

Harrison began by joking that he wasn’t sure the season was ever going to start, noting he had to reschedule 40 games due to inclement weather and field conditions.

Harrison then went team-by-team, detailing each team’s accomplishments:

  • WHS Baseball (11-9 overall, 10-6 in the league) finished second in the Middlesex League Freedom Division.  The team was eliminated in the first round of the state tournament.
  • WHS Softball (10-10 overall, 7-9 in the league) was eliminated in the first round of the state tournament.
  • WHS Boys Tennis (9-9 overall/league) was eliminated in the first round of the state tournament, making the playoffs for the first time in 13 seasons.
  • WHS Girls Tennis (1-16 overall, 1-15 league)
  • WHS Boys Track (4-2 overall, 3-2 league)
  • WHS Girls Track (3-3 overall, 2-3 league)
  • WHS Boys Lacrosse (3-13 overall, 0-11 league)
  • WHS Girls Lacrosse (2-13-1 overall, 1-9-1 league)

Harrison also acknowledged all of the team’s all-stars:

  • Baseball: Jackson Gillis, James Hill & Graham Smith
  • Softball: Jen Dovidio & Shannon Horgan
  • Boys Track: Connor Bennett, Joe Gaudrea, Steve Layon, Chris Maienza, Evan Sperlinga, Nathan Vince
  • Girls Track: Julia Gake, Elisabeth Olson, Amber Peach, Brianna Tavares, Siobhan Turner
  • Boys Tennis: Robert Mailey

Harrison also announced the major award winners from the WHS Athletic Banquet:

  • Driscoll Award (student athlete with must dedication to sports): Amber Peach & Evan Raffi
  • Cushing Award (senior demonstrating scholarship, sportsmanship, and athletic ability): Nicole McInerney & Ryan Horgan
  • Fagan Award (most outstanding Wilmington High School athlete): Lauren Fitch & Connor Bennett
  • Wildcat Distinguished Service Award (given to a community member for their contribution & service to the WHS sports program): Furlong Family

Watch Harrison’s presentation, courtesy of Wilmington Community Television, at the 13:00-mark.

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