Spring sports are finally back in action.
The wait is over.
For the first time in two years, spring sports are back in action. Here’s how the first week shook out at Whitman-Hanson Regional High:
Baseball (1-0) opened the season with a 5-0 win over Duxbury on Thursday, May 6. Senior captain Tommy Marshall went the distance on the mound, striking out nine Dragons for the complete-game shutout. Senior Ty Gordon led the way on offense with a hit and 2 RBIs.
Softball (2-0) banged out 16 hits and edged Duxbury, 5-4, on Thursday, May 6. Sophomore Haley Leeber led the offensive attack with three hits, including a two-run home run. Senior captain Abby Cleary tossed a complete game, fanning five Dragons to pick up the win. … On Saturday, sophomore Lauryn Meade fired a no-hitter, punching out 15 in five innings, and also blasted a two-run homer, to lead W-H past East Bridgewater, 12-0. Sophomore Olivia Turocy also left the yard, launching a grand slam in the third inning.
Boys’ lacrosse (0-2) opened the season with a 12-5 loss to Silver Lake on Thursday, May 6. … On Saturday, W-H surrendered a goal with one second remaining and dropped a heartbreaker to East Bridgewater, 8-7, the final.
Girls’ lacrosse (0-1) began the season with a 17-7 setback against Silver Lake on Thursday, May 6.
Boys’ tennis (0-1) was shut out by Duxbury, 5-0, on Thursday, May 6. The freshman duo of Tristan Baker and Nathan Burt played well in doubles.
Girls’ tennis (0-1) was also shut out by Duxbury, 5-0, on Thursday, May 6.
*Express weekly roundups include scores from Sunday to Sunday.