SLEEPERS NO MORE!

Watertown High boys' basketball team to play Easthampton on Saturday, March 17, for the MIAA Division 3 state title

Raider Times photo / Elizabeth Allen
Pregame scenes before Watertown High's 44-36 win over St. Mary's of Lynn in the Division 3 North championship game March 10, 2018, at Tsongas Center in Lowell.

Raider Times staff

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The Watertown High School boys’ basketball team started the 2018 MIAA postseason at 14-6 and were given the No. 7 seed in the Division 3 North playoffs.

To commemorate the low seeding, the defending Division 3 North champs began tourney play wearing T-shirts with #Sleeper on the front.

After five straight wins, the Raiders are sleepers no more.

Watertown (19-6) will play for the Division 3 state championship on Saturday, March 17, against Easthampton (19-5). The game will be played at Springfield College starting at 3:30 p.m.

A week ago, the Raiders defended their Division 3 North title last Saturday, March 10, with a 44-36 win over St. Mary’s of Lynn at Tsongas Center in Lowell. To see all the action — as well as pictures of fans, cheerleaders, and the postgame celebration — check out more than 60 pictures in the above photo gallery by Raider Times staff photographer Elizabeth Allen.

Want more? Check out the game story by Raider times reporter Nathan Follett and more than 40 pictures by Elizabeth Allen from the Raiders’ 66-61 victory over Burke in the state semifinal on Wednesday, March 14, by going HERE.

Raider Times photo / Elizabeth Allen
Watertown High’s basketball team poses with the MIAA trophy after the Raiders’ 44-36 win over St. Mary’s of Lynn in the Division 3 North championship game March 10, 2018, at Tsongas Center in Lowell.

 

–March 16, 2018–

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