THE WINCHENDON SCHOOL MAKES NEPSAC POSTSEASON PLAY
WINCHENDON, MA: Today, The Winchendon School announced the postseason play schedule for both the Boys Varsity Hockey team and the Boys Varsity Basketball team.
The Boys Varsity Hockey team earned the number one seed in the 2018 New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Boys Ice Hockey Tournament Piatelli/Simmons – Small School Tournament. The quarterfinal game will be played on Wednesday, February 28th at 4:00 pm at the Winchendon School’s Jason Ritchie ‘05 Ice Arena against the number eight seed, Vermont Academy (Saxtons River, VT).
Assistant Coach Brian Troy said, “Although the School has reached the playoffs over the past few years, this is the highest seed we’ve reached since the school made the move from Division Two to Division One.”
The same day, the School’s second seed Boys Varsity Basketball team will be making its reappearance in the NEPSAC Boys Basketball Class C Tournament at neutral Bancroft School in a quarterfinal game against The Harvey School (Katonah, NY).
“We are excited to be making the playoff for the sixth straight year. This is our first time being the number two seed. We have a great group of kids and we can’t wait to face The Harvey school on Wednesday”, Coach Lo voiced.
Postseason play updates can be found on the school’s website www.staging-winchone.kinsta.cloud or at www.nepsac.org.
ABOUT THE WINCHENDON SCHOOL: The Winchendon School was founded in 1926 and is a coeducational college preparatory school serving students in grades 9-12 and post-graduate. The School serves boarding and day students from its main campus located outside Boston, MA and will open a second location to serve day students in New York City in September 2018.
ABOUT NEPSAC: NEPSAC was established in 1942 as an organization of athletic directors from accredited New England independent schools. While the Association does not function as a regulatory or oversight body, NEPSAC does sanction New England championship events in many sports and provides guidance in a variety of issues involving interscholastic athletics in our schools.
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