Sachems Looking To Improve On Stellar Start

 

 

 

 

So far, the boys varsity soccer team is 5-3-1 on the season, standing in fourth place in the Middlesex League. While this certainly is not an
amazing start to the season, it is solid, and the Sachems are hoping to improve enough to propel them into a good seeding for the playoffs.

The Sachems are riding high right now, coming off back-to-back wins against rival Woburn Memorial and Wilmington High. Over those two games, they have outscored their opponents 9 to 2, which makes for an incredible goal differential. They will be looking to take this confidence into their upcoming games as they take on Stoneham on Friday, Melrose—a divisional rival—on Columbus Day, and the second place Lexington High on Thursday.

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Red Sox Season Recap

Just after 5 P.M. on Monday, October 9th, the final out was made at Fenway Park for the 2017 Boston Red Sox. They fell to the Astros 5-4 in the game and lost three games to one in the American League Divisional Series. It was a season of ups, downs, and plenty of memories for the ballclub. They were the subject of headlines all year, signing All-Star pitcher Chris Sale in the offseason, being involved in media scandals, and owning a resilience unique to Boston. It was certainly a different Red Sox team than in years past, ranking last in home runs while the pitching led the way. Sale and lefty Drew Pomeranz commanded the staff for the Sox this year, leading them to a 3.70 ERA, 4th in the majors. Closer Craig Kimbrel locked down the 9th inning almost every outing.

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