08 Nov 2019
Go Whalers – ACK Sports
Filed under Island Times
The high school Fall sports season is wrapping up and playoffs are in full swing. The Nantucket Whaler football team is on a roll, beating Mashpee last weekend, 42-0. They are slated to play #1 ranked Cohasset on Saturday in Cohasset at 12pm. Not going to make the off-island trip to support the boys in blue? No worries, you can follow along by listening to the play-by-play on 97.7 ACK FM.
The 17th ranked boys soccer team squeaked out a nail-biting overtime win over #1 ranked West Bridgewater this week. Propelling them into the next round of the Division 4 South Sectional playoffs. The quarterfinal game will be played on Thursday at Cape Tech. The 13th ranked girls soccer team did not fair as well as the boys. They played Rising Tide Charter school in round 1 of the Division 4 South Sectional playoffs. They lost 1-0 on penalty kicks in overtime.
While the fall sport season is wrapping up, the winter season is hot on its heels. Soon enough there will be hockey and basketball teams to cheer on. Stay tuned for how to take in the winter slate of games.
Interested in getting in on the action but have aged out of school related sports? Not a problem, there are many leagues and opportunities for you to join. The ice rink offers free skating time most days. Check their website for a full rink schedule. There are also learn to skate classes, curling and ice hockey offered down at the rink! Not confident on your on-ice skills? There are a range of other options ranging from paddle tennis with the Nantucket Paddle Club and Pickle Ball at the Boys and Girls Club. Check out their websites for full details.
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