Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Wildcats battled Watertown to a 1-1 tie, and the teams needed a penalty shootout to decide the North Section title in Lynn on Monday.
Two evenly matched teams came into the North Section final Monday evening, and 100 minutes of soccer could not separate Weston and Watertown, so the game came down to penalty kicks. Ultimately, the Wildcats fell to the Raiders 5-3 on penalties. For the No. 6 seed Raiders (14-2-6) , the win means the farthest the team has advanced in the state tournament in recent memory, while the No. 8 Wildcats’ (12-5-3) season ended in heart-wrenching fashion. Losing on a penalty shootout was a bitter pill to swallow for Weston Coach Thomas McEnery. “We were in it for the whole game, it was just heartbreaking to go out on penalties, to be honest,” McEnery said. “You can’t fault the boys, you cannot fault their effort.” Watertown started well, and junior …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Declan McCabe played for the New England Revolution youth development program team.
The following information is from the New England Revolution: Weston resident Declan McCabe recently traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa, with the New England Revolution youth development program. McCabe competed in the Future Champions Gauteng Under-17 tournament from March 26 to 31. The elite international competition featured 12 youth clubs from five different continents and the Revolution was the sole North American representative in the tournament field. More information about Future Champions can be found here. The Under-17s finished the tournament with a 1-3-1 record, good for sixth place among the 12 international teams – making the Revolution the highest ranked American team in Future Champions history. Below is a Q&A with …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Rivers School athlete Declan McCabe one of seven youth players invited to training center.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
New England Revolution Under-16 player and Weston, Mass. native Declan McCabe participated in the U.S. Soccer Training Center held on Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Dana-Farber Field House on the grounds of Gillette Stadium. McCabe was one of seven Revolution youth players invited to the training center, run by U.S. Soccer staff to help identify players with Youth National Team potential. McCabe participated in the 3:30 p.m. session with 27 other players from around the Northeast. The session began with a technical warm-up before the players were broken into groups of four or six for small-sided games. The day concluded with a full 11 v 11 game during which players were evaluated in their natural positions. “We're always pleased when we are …
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Varsity girls team ekes out victory over former players at Thanksgiving break scrimmage.
The day after Thanksgiving was a perfect one for a scrimmage of current and former girls soccer players that had been in the works for weeks. Coach James Blackwell wanted to get the girls together for a friendly game, especially those who participated in last year's successful MA Division Three State Championship. Players from previous years' WHS Girls Soccer Varsity Team who challenged this year's squad included: Laura Creamer '08, Katie Graves '10, Sivana Barron '11, Nicole Brenner '11, Perri Chilton '11, Anna Duffey '11, Robyn Manley '11, Lindsay McCabe '11 and Dana White '11. The varsity team won the match with a final score of 3-2.