Sports 04-15-2015

EB Roundup

Eastie track teams fall to Latin Academy in openers

The East Boston High School boys and girls outdoor track teams fell to Boston Latin Academy in their season openers Monday at White Stadium.

Joel Pastrana, a key player for last fall’s East Boston football team, provided a highlighting by winning the 100 and 200-meter races. Edwin Munguia took first place in the discus throw while Nyles Nedd won the triple jump and long jump events.

Alicia Alejandro was in top form for the girls team, earning first-place finishes in the triple jump and 100-meter high hurdles.

Head coach John Parziale said that 40 athletes are participating in daily practices at East Boston Stadium. The Jets have a schedule of six dual meets followed by the Boston City Championships. All meets are held at White Stadium.

East Boston Little League opens season Saturday

The East Boston Little League will hold its opening day festivities Saturday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Noyes Park.

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, State Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, State Rep. Adrian Madaro, and City Councilor Sal LaMattina will attend the festivities. Walsh will have the honor of throwing out the first ball of the season.

Players and parents will enjoy hot dogs and other refreshments and team photos will be taken.

Following the festivities, all the teams will begin playing baseball games.

Mayor Walsh Congratulates EBHS Hockey Team

On Thursday, April 9 Mayor Martin Walsh made a special visit to East Boston High School to personally congratulate the Championship Hockey Team on their City League Championship game against Latin Academy. The Mayor spent over an hour talking with the team, posed for photos and gave advice to the students on studying hard, staying away from the temptations of drugs and alcohol and staying on the right path to success.

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