A quick look at Needham High School sports action over the past week
Monday, January 28
The following was submitted by Needham High Athletics: Needing a win to to keep the possibilities of a trip to the postseason alive, the Boys Basketball waited until the final tick of the clock on Tuesday night to take down BSC Carey Division rival, and top-20 Brookline. Trailing 53-54 with just under 30 seconds left in the game, Needham set up a play for Senior Robbie McKittrick, who got an open look at a 3, but whose shot was just off. Senior Connor McLeod gathered the long rebound and tossed up what he thought would be the final shot of the game, which was just off target, however, Junior John Madsen found himself all alone under the basket for the rebound, and had just enough time to lay the ball in as time expired for the thrilling …
A quick look at Needham High School sports action over the past week, featuring Wrestling and Skiing.
Below is Wrestling info from Head Coach Paul Ahern: The Needham High School Wrestling Team topped off a very successful week by taking the team title at the 16 team Belmont Invitational. The Rockets, who had beaten Bay State League Rival, Weymouth, 61-16 earlier in the week, placed 10 wrestlers at Belmont. Against Weymouth, The Rockets got pin points from Sophomore Dan Goldstein, Freshman Lucas Goldman, Senior Captains Mark Carroll and Mikhail Khibkin, Juniors Zach Goldman and Ben Glickman, and first-year varsity Seniors Aten Miles, Steve Cromp and Chris Ptak. Senior Captain Islam Baiev earned a hard-fought 11-7 victory, while Tak Hirayama pulled out an 11-0 major decision over his Wildcat opponent. At the Belmont Tournament, without the…