Sunday, January 19, 2014

Sports Recap 1/19: Indoor Track and Basketball

The DR boys indoor track team won 2 races at the MSTCA state relay meet in Boston on Saturday. 

The Sprint Medley relay team of Ty Enos, Victor Da Costa, Alex Goss, and Jake Juncker won the race in a school record time of 3:38.01. The time was the second fastest in Massachusetts this season and qualified the Falcons for the Reebok National Meet. Ty Enos led off with an impressive time of 1:56.8 for 800 meters and Jake Juncker anchored with a 51.8 second performance in the 400. The team will look to continue improving as the season continues.

The boys 4X400 meter relay squad of Ty Enos, Victor Da Costa, Isaiah Ferreira and Jake Juncker pulled off a surprise victory in an extremely competitive race against Watertown and the elite team from Pembroke. Their time of 3:34.21 is the second fastest indoor time ever recorded by a DR team and was 0.5 seconds off the school record. A special thanks to Frank Mooney, Jerry Espinosa, Bobby L'Homme, Scott Christensen, Boo Schendaxyer, and all the other coaches whose training advice has helped the team perform so well.

DR Girls basketball upsets Fairhaven, 54-43 today. Kylie D'Amborosio led the team with a career high 35 points. The girls picked up their first victory of the season!

It was an exciting weekend for the boys' basketball team! Trailing by 15 points in the third quarter, the Falcons rallied to earn a hard-fought 57-56 overtime win over Bourne Friday night. Ben Roache's 3 point shot with 34 seconds remaining provided the margin of victory. Roache finished with 19 points, Nick Koneski added 20, and Jason Ramos had 13. On Sunday, the Falcons defeated Fairhaven 63-33. Ben Roache had 22 points, Keanu Baltazar had 12 points & 16 rebounds, Nick Koneski added 10, and Nate Swartz had 9 points.