Junior captain Anthony Mann won both the Division 3 Sectional and the State Championship for the second straight year, becoming Hanover’s first repeat state champ. Competing in the 145 lb weight class this year, Mann qualified for All-States, where he finished fourth, and the New England championships on March 4. Mann was also named league MVP and All Star. Last year, he competed at 138 lbs.
Senior captain Angel Bonilla, wrestling at 138 lbs, finished second in the D3 sectionals and 7th in the state championship. Senior captain John Ryan earned second place at sectionals at 152 lbs and made it to day two of the state competition before bowing out. Both Bonilla and Ryan were named league All Stars.
The team also sent freshman Conlan Geary (106), junior Austin Parker (170) and senior Griffin Gasdia (182) to the state tournament. Senior Jimmy Godin won the league Sportsmanship Award and Gaddis was named league Scholar-Athlete.
The Hawks shattered several school records in a strong season.
Sophomore Hannah Geary placed second at the Division 4 championship in the 1000m and 12th at the Meet of Champions. Her performances set a new school record of 3:04. Geary also anchored the 4x800m relay team with junior Sophia Foley, junior Ayla McDermod and freshman Bella Ciccolo. They set a school record at the D4 championship.
Junior Natalie Mutschler set school records in the shot put and 55 meter hurdles. She finished third in high jump at the D4 championship, qualifying for that event and the 55m hurdles at the Meet of Champions. Natalie also qualified for the MSTCA Individual Pentathlon on March 2, which includes the 55m hurdles, long jump, high jump, shot put and 800m run.
Foley, Geary and Mutchler were named Patriot League All Stars along with junior sprinter Marvin Felix. Seniors Anna Mahoney and Ryan Jones won league Sportsmanship Awards. Senior Michael DeMayo and junior Katelyn Farrell were named Scholar-Athletes.
With a regular season record of 13-7, the team earned 9th seed in the Division 3 tournament. The Hawks topped 41st seed North Reading in the round of 32 game at home March 4. The 54-51 win was powered by a strong second half from senior captain Jake Peterson. In the round of 16 on March 7, the team fought hard but fell short to 8th seeded Oakmont High School, 41-32.
The team, led by senior captains and league all stars Peterson, Charlie Carroll and David Quinlan, also defended its title in the Crosby-Couto Tournament over February vacation. Quinlan won tournament MVP and Peterson was named All-Tournament.
Senior Jacob Openshaw won the league Sportsmanship Award and senior Teddy McCrann was named Scholar-Athlete.
Ranked 7th in the Division 3 tournament, the Hawks kicked off postseason play March 1 with a 6-0 win over 21st seeded North Reading. With eyes on repeating the state titles earned in 2020 and 2022, the team advanced to the round of 16 on March 4 but fell to 12th seed Triton, 2-0.
The team finished the regular season 7-10-3, led by senior captains Ben Lines, Liam Joy, Liam Monahan, Ryan Coutts and Tyler Richards. Senior Ryan Coutts won the league Sportsmanship Award. Monahan was named Scholar-Athlete as well as an All Star with Lines and Richards.
Ranked 21st seed in the Division 2 tournament with a regular season record of 14-5, the team made it to the round of 32 in tournament play. They faced South High Community in Worcester on March 3, but lost 50-42. Junior Mary Kate Flynn led the effort with 22 pounds and 16 rebounds. In the preliminrary round on Feb. 27, the Hawks had home-court advantage against 44th seed High School of Commerce. Led by freshman Tess Madden with 21 points, the Hawks won 73-16.
Flynn, junior Olivia Damon and senior Mary Carven were named Patriot League All Stars. Madden earned the Scholar-Athlete Award and sophomore Cam Bradford won the Sportsmanship Award.
Behind senior captains Merri DeCoste, Cailyn McCarthy, Samantha Burke and Sarah Long, the team finished the regular season 7-11-1. They fell just short of qualifying for the tournament. McCarthy earned the Patriot League Sportsmanship Award and junior Eva Kelliher won Scholar-Athlete. DeCoste, senior Sarah Long and Sophie Schiller were named All Stars.
The team honed a dynamic competition routine during half-time performances of home basketball games. They earned first place at the Natick Invitational and fifth place at the MSAA State Championships at Framingham High School on March 4. Emma Schlumper won a league Sportsmanship Award and Riley McCormick was named Scholar-Athlete.
The Hawks finished third out of seven teams in the Patriot League meet on February 11. Freshman Natalie Frank led the effort, earning second place on the and floor and tying for third place on the beam with teammate Harley Delmonico, also a freshman. Junior captain Morgan Sullivan finished fourth on the floor. In the all-around, junior Jadyn Molloy came in 6th and senior Holly Rossi finished 10th.
Frank was named Patriot League Scholar Athlete and a league All-Star on floor. Sophomore Maddie Curtis received the league Sportsmanship Award, and Molloy earned league All-Star on beam.