Watertown High field hockey wins OT nail-biter

Elizabeth Loftus scores in overtime as the Raiders beat Wayland, 1-0, to win their MIAA Division2 North quarterfinal

Leah Knipper-Davis, Raider Times staff

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Elizabeth Loftus scored in overtime to break a scoreless duel as Watertown High School won its MIAA Division 2 North field hockey tournament quarterfinal over Wayland, 1-0, on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Victory Field in Watertown.

With the win, the top-seeded Raiders (18-1) advanced to the sectional semifinals, where they will play either No. 4 seed Manchester-Essex (13-3-2) or No. 5 Lynnfield (13-4), who will meet Sunday afternoon.

Wayland, the No. 8 seed, completed its season at 11-6-3.

For more from the Raiders’ victory, see the more than 75 pictures from Raider Times staff photographer Leah Knipper-Davis in the photo gallery above.

Raider Times photo / Leah Knipper-Davis
The Watertown High School field hockey team prepares to play Wayland in a MIAA Division 2 North tournament quarterfinal on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Victory Field in Watertown. The host Raiders won, 1-0, in overtime.

Raider Times photo / Leah Knipper-Davis
The Watertown High School field hockey team prepares to play Wayland in a MIAA Division 2 North tournament quarterfinal on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Victory Field in Watertown. The host Raiders won, 1-0, in overtime.

Raider Times photo / Leah Knipper-Davis
First-half action from the MIAA Division 2 North field hockey tournament quarterfinal between Watertown (in white and red) and Wayland on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Victory Field in Watertown. The host Raiders won, 1-0, in overtime.

Raider Times photo / Leah Knipper-Davis
First-half action from the MIAA Division 2 North field hockey tournament quarterfinal between Watertown (in white and red) and Wayland on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Victory Field in Watertown. The host Raiders won, 1-0, in overtime.

Raider Times photo / Leah Knipper-Davis
First-half action from the MIAA Division 2 North field hockey tournament quarterfinal between Watertown (in white and red) and Wayland on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Victory Field in Watertown. The host Raiders won, 1-0, in overtime.

Raider Times photo / Leah Knipper-Davis
First-half action from the MIAA Division 2 North field hockey tournament quarterfinal between Watertown (in white and red) and Wayland on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Victory Field in Watertown. The host Raiders won, 1-0, in overtime.

Raider Times photo / Leah Knipper-Davis
First-half action from the MIAA Division 2 North field hockey tournament quarterfinal between Watertown (in white and red) and Wayland on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Victory Field in Watertown. The host Raiders won, 1-0, in overtime.

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