Wednesday, October 12, 2011
The ARHS 2011 boys lacrosse team received their Central Massachusetts Championship plaques.
During halftime of the game on Saturday, Oct. 8, of Algonquin versus Hudson, the 2011 Algonquin Boys Varsity Lacrosse team stepped up to receive their plaques for last season's Central Massachusetts Championship. The boys finished up with a 20-5 record for the season, and defeated St. John's in the Central Massachusetts District Final, making the team the first Central Massachusetts public school to advance to the Division 2 State Finals. The boys in this program gave new meaning to the phrase 'cardiac kids,' winning two overtime games (11-10 vs. Grafton in the district semi-final and 10-9 vs. St. Johns in the district final) to earn the 2011 district title," said Head Coach Rich Luongo in a speech at the ceremony. "They also won a third …
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Davis Kraft scored first goal, last goal and two in the middle in this game that put them in the running.
Algonquin defeated St. John's of Shrewsbury 10-9 in overtime at rain soaked Foley Stadium,winning the Boys Division 2 Central Mass. Lacrosse Championship. The Tomahawks met Western Mass. champ Longmeadow, at Foley Stadium in Worcester in a state semi-final match, making them Division II State champs. A win this Friday at 7 p.m. against Medfield at Foley Stadium would give the Tomahawk boys the state title, making it the first time in program history, and a first for Central Massachusetts.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
The Algonquin boys pulled out another win in lacrosse to head to the state finals.
He calls 'em the "Cardiac Kids," and they pulled out another overtime win on Tuesday, ending with 9-8 against west champions Longmeadow. But Coach Luongo said "this was no easy task." With a 6-1 lead midway through the second quarter, Longmeadow scored two late goals to end the half at 6-3. In a "crazy third quarter" that "had us in a bit of a tizzy," Longmeadow shot four unanswered goals, making it 7-6. "Longmeadow is a perennial tournament team," said Luongo, "and we knew they would make a run at us that they did. They boys never wavered they have an composure I have never seen from any high school team." Mike Wood (freshmen attack) scored at 2:41 of the fourth quarter to tie the game. Zack Tarallo scored at 1:41 to put the T-Hawks ahead…
Monday, June 13, 2011
The boys lacrosse team beat St. John's on Saturday to take the Central Massachusetts division title.
The boys lacrosse team at Algonquin Regional High School were crowned the Central Massachusetts Division Two champs on Saturday when it beat rivals St. John's in a tight 10-9 game that included overtime. "The effort by the boys on this team has been outstanding all season, especially during the playoff run," said Coach Rich Luongo. The team is now 19-4 overall and will take on Longmeadow on Tuesday, June 14, in the state semi-finals at 7 p.m. at Foley Stadium in Worcester. Algonquin lost to Longmeadow early in the season 8-4, "but we are a different team now and I am sure they will be taking us seriously when we match up on Tuesday," said Luongo. Saturday's match was led by sophomore Davis Kraft, who landed four goals, including the …
Thursday, May 26, 2011
16-4 overall for the season.
Headed for the play-offs.
The Algonquin Tomahawks Boys Lacrosse team won Tuesday's Conference game against the Groton-Dunstable Crusaders by a score of 10-5. The Boys are now 16-4 overall for the year.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The Algonquin boys lacrosse team qualifies with seven games left in the season.
Algonquin's boys lacrosse team is now 10-3 (8-0 Mid-Wach-A) and has qualified for a tournament berth with seven games left in the season. The boys continue to work hard and are focused on achieving the goals they have set for themselves for the season," said coach Rich Luongo. "We are deep in our conference run and have posted some very strong wins against North Middlesex (10-3), Groton-Dunstable (16-6), Wachusett (12-3), Wachusett again (13-6) and Nashoba (7-6)." Zack Tarallo (Sr Attack) and Conor Healey (Jr Attack) lead the team in scoring and provide strong combined play and great teamwork on the field. Davis Kraft (So), Mike Leone (Sr), David McGovern (Jr) and Billy Hegarty (Captain) "are work horses in the midfield for us." "…