A look back on Week 2.
The winter action is in full swing at Whitman-Hanson Regional High.
Boys’ basketball (1-1) received 21 points from junior Ben Rice and 15 from classmate Colby Ahern to defeat Quincy, 63-52, in its opener Tuesday, Dec. 11. The Panthers outscored the Presidents 36-20 in the second half to erase a five-point deficit. On Friday, W-H fell on the road, 58-55, to Hingham. Sophomore Cole LeVangie paced Bob Rodgers’ club with 14 points.
Girls’ basketball (0-2) fell to Quincy, 57-44, on the road in its opener Tuesday, Dec. 11. Junior Brittany Gacicia was the Panthers’ high scorer with 11. … On Friday, Jenna Olem’s team hosted and fell to Hingham, 42-34. Senior captain Olivia Johnson dumped in eight points and snatched seven boards in the defeat.
Boys’ hockey (1-1-1) skated to a 4-4 tie against Silver Lake on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Junior Eddie Collins scored twice, while senior captain Ed Scriven and junior assistant captain Adam Solari both added goals. … On Saturday, despite a hat trick from junior Chris Stoddard, W-H still fell to Scituate, 5-4, in a back-and-forth affair.
Boys’ indoor track (1-0) edged Duxbury, 51-49, Wednesday, Dec. 12. Wins came from sophomores Liam Cafferty (mile, 4:58.41) and Theo Kamperides (2-mile, 10:48.76), juniors Brandon Hager (1,000m, 2:54.19) and Pat Bui (300m, :40.85) and senior captain Dan Kline (55m hurdles, :09.62).
Girls’ indoor track (0-1) fell to Duxbury, 59-41, Wednesday, Dec. 12. Senior captain Ally Bartlett (:09:70) produced a win in the 55-meter hurdles as did sophomore Izzy Amado (3:24.15) in the 1,000-meter run and senior Maeve McDonough (12:59.17) in the 2-mile run.
Boys’ swimming/diving (1-1) fell to North Quincy/ Quincy, 86-78, on Monday, Dec. 10. … The co-op upended Randolph, 91-71 on Friday.
Girls’ swimming/diving (2-0) swam past North Quincy/ Quincy, 99-80, on Monday, Dec. 10. In the 100-meter backstroke, junior Madison Navicky clocked in at 1:13.47. … On Friday the co-op defeated Randolph, 88-50. Navicky qualified for states and junior Nikki Kamperides set a personal-best in the 100-meter backstroke with a time of 1:23.59.
Wrestling (1-8) was downed by Plymouth North, 48-30, Wednesday, Dec. 12. Wins via pin came from sophomore Matt Butler (126 pounds), senior Joel McInnis (152), junior captain Tyler Cullinan (170), freshman Jason Rapoza (182) and senior captain Christian Schneider (195). … On Saturday, the Panthers went 1-4 on the day in a super-quad meet. The victory came against Pembroke by a score of 41-39, while the losses came to Marshfield (42-39), Toll Gate, Rhode Island (42-39), Oliver Ames (60-18) and Duxbury (54-23). Butler finished the day 4-1 to lead Gary Rabinovitz’ young team.
*Express weekly roundups consist of games from Monday to Saturday.