Last week, we listed a litany of men’s lacrosse awards for Hull’s Shane Weber. That same day, he earned the highest of all of them. Weber, along with his Alfred University teammate Garrette Briggs, was named to the 2021 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) All America team.
Weber, a four-time All-Empire 8 selection, finished second in the Empire 8 with 2.88 caused turnovers per game, a figure which ranks 17th in all of Division III. Starting in eight contests, the four-year team captain finished with four goals and one assist for five points offensively, adding 40 ground balls and 23 caused turnovers on the defensive end. Weber finishes a stellar AU career as the program’s all-time leader in caused turnovers with 154.
‘Shane was our best lacrosse player and absolutely deserving of being an All-American,” his coach, Jason Lockner, said. “His love for the game and work on and off the field combined with his athleticism helped bring him this honor.
The varsity baseball team awoke from its lumber slumber on Friday and routed Norwell, 13-1. Max Iorio had four hits, Ben Olivieri had three hits and an RBI and Aiden Robey also had three hits and 3 RBI. Robey also earned the win on the mound, going five innings and striking out seven batters. On Wednesday, the bats were silenced again, as Hull dropped a 9-2 decision to Mashpee. Eighth-grader Luke Dunham had two hits for the Pirates (2-9).
Lacrosse SSL Playoffs
The Hull High School boys and girls lacrosse teams will host first round games in the South Shore League playoffs with a doubleheader on Monday. The boys team will take on Middleboro at 4:00 pm and the girls team will follow at 6:00 pm against Rockland. The winners will advance to the semi-finals on Wednesday. The girls (4-6) dropped their most recent contest to Pembroke, 11-4. Maeve White netted all four goals for Hull, while Abby Schneiderhan, Grace Grosso, and Nora White had solid efforts. The team will also play on at home vs. Middleboro for senior day on Tuesday, then host Fontbonne on Thursday.
Track Teams In the Final Turn
The Hull-Cohasset boys and girls outdoor track teams are entering the home stretch of their season. After hosting Mashpee yesterday (result not available at press time), the teams travel next week to Middleboro on Tuesday and to Norwell on Friday. The South Shore League meet will take place on June 14 at Carver. And if any team member qualifies for the state meet, the Division 4 meets will be held at Notre Dame in Hingham on June 17 and June 19.
Bay State Games Signups
The Bay State Games are back after being sidelined by COVID-19 last summer. Registrations are now open for student-athletes currently in grades 8-11 in various sports. This a prime showcase for high school athletes attended by college coaches throughout the region. Information can be found at www.baystategames.org
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