Boston High School: Tyler Martin

Bay State Games: July 13 recap

July, 14, 2012
Bay State Games communications coordinator Craig Kaufman sends along results from today's plethora of action:

Southeast 1, West 1

West clinched the Silver Medal by playing to a 1-1 tie with Southeast, who were hoping to put themselves in place for the silver, but ended up settling for Bronze.

Derek Bauer (Millis) drove in Steven Gilbert (Franklin) in the first inning as Southeast took a 1-0 lead and held it all the way to the bottom of the seventh inning, when West, down to their last out, tied the game when Tim Donahue (Westfield) came across the plate and forced extras.

Northeast 4, Central 3
Having already clinched the Gold Medal, Northeast took the field and held off a late Central charge to finish with a record of 4-0-1.

Northeast scored three runs in the third inning, thanks t otwo walks and two singles, the second of which a two-run hit by Nicholas Comei (Bradford). Colton Fontaine (Newburyport) scored in the third and then again in the fourth as Northeast took a 4-1 lead.

Central scored twice in the sixth inning through a two-run single by Jake Ryan (Whitinsville) to pull within a run, but Ryan McAuliffe (N. Reading) stranded two runners in the seventh to shut the door and collect the save.

Coastal 8, Metro 3
Coastal busted the game open in the fifth inning with three straight doubles, the last of which, by Kevin Huscher (Middleboro) drove in two runs. Mike Bruemmel added a two-run single in the sixth inning , while Cody Younger (Middleboro), who went 2-2 in the game, had a two-run single in the third.

Metro tied the game at 3 in the top of the fifth after falling behind. William Mitchell (Quincy) and Alex Joyce (Newton) singled and walked, respectively and Austin Johnson (Arlington) delivered a single to left field.

Final 2012 Bay State Games Baseball Standings:
1. Northeast (4-0-1)
2. West (3-1-1)
3. Southeast (2-2-1)
4. Coastal (2-3) – won the head to head vs. Central, 2-0
5. Central (2-3)
6. Metro (0-4-1)

Northeast 3, Southeast 0
Chris Donnolly (Woburn) opened the scoring in the 17th minute on a header from a corner and Conor Leahy (Beverly) doubled Northeast’s advantage with a shot from the left side in the 23rd minute. Paul Magazzu (Reading) capped the scoring in the 38th minute, taking a pass from Nick Atwood (Andover) and scoring from the right.

Metro 4, Central 2
Central got on the board first through Lukas Ritzer (Sutton) in the fifth minute, but Metro scored three times without answer, including a direct kick goal from Hilcias Palencia (Chelsea) and the first of two goals on the day from Jadison Medina (Chelsea). Central pulled a goal back in the 60th minute when Tyler Martin (Charlton) converted a penalty kick, but Miranda’s second of the day three minutes later finished the game.

Coastal 1, West 0
The lone goal of the game came in the 56th minute, when Coastal’s Noah Martins (Dartmouth) curled a bending chip shot in from 12 feet out.

Central 5, Southeast 0
Tyler Martin (Charlton) scored the first two goals of the game, including coring a penalty I nthe 32nd minute and Central shutout Southeast. Ritzer added a goal and assist, Jordan Elster (Sutton) scored and Justin Asam (Milford) had a goal and two assists in the victory.

Northeast 3, Coastal 1
Coastal got on the board first when Timothy Amaral (New Bedford) scored in the 14th minute, but three second half goals, including tallies from Nick Atwood (Andover) and Sean Berube (Wilmington) delivered the comeback victory for Northeast.

West 3, Metro 1
West led 3-0 at halftime after goals by Nicholas Martinelli (E. Longmeadow), Jeff Danek (Ludlow) and Matthew Kolb (W. Springfield), before Metro’s Hilcias Palencia (Chelsea) pulled one goal back in the 51st minute.

Central 1, Metro 0
Central’s Cierra Dubinsky (Sutton) scored the lone goal in the 35th minute to deliver the slim victory to Central.

Southeast/Coastal 2, West 1
Three goals in the final four minutes of play decided this game, as Southeast/Coastal’s Stephanie Striglio (Hull) scored in the 66th and 69th minutes. West pulled back a goal in the final minute, but ran out of time to get a point out of the game.

Northeast 2, Central 0
Megan Cullen (Amesbury) got both the goals for Northeast, scoring in the 44th and 55th minutes. Sophie Draper (Andover) picked up the first assist, with Rebecca Mercuro (Saugus) assisting on the second goal.

Metro 2, Southeast/Coastal 1
Southeast/Coastal’s Kelly Couite (W. Bridgewater) scored in the 10th minute on a feed from MacKenzie Gillis (Abington), but two goals from Alexandra Curtain (Winchester) in the first half delivered the final score in favor of Metro.

Northeast 2, West 1
Northeast bookended a West goal with tallies by Carolyn Cook (S. Hamilton) and Megan Cullen (Amesbury), with Rebecca Mercuro (Saugus) picking up both assists. West’s goal came from Jordan Bates (Chicopee), with the assist coming from Natalie Caney (Belchertown).

Metro/Northeast 3, Central 0
Coastal 3, West 2
Southeast 4, Coastal 0

Boy’s 9-10 Basketball
Metro 71 Northeast 66

The Metro squad prevailed over the Northeast squad. The Metro team was led by Keith Burns from Belmont who had 21 points and Christian Lejuene from Waltham who contributed 15 points. The Northeast squad was led by Cody Broges from Dartmouth who had 16 points and Kareem Murrell from Dorchester who had 14.

West 60 Central 45
The West region was led by Jake Ross from Florence who had 18 points and Keith Natale scored 13 points.

Coastal 59 Metro 46
The Metro region was led by Adam Kleckner who contributed 9 points in a losing effort.

Northeast 67 Central 27
The Northeast squad was led by Kareem Murrell who had 18 points and Anthony Gilardi had 13. The Central squad was led by number 11 with 17 points.

Southeast 9, Metro 6

Steve Righini (Weymouth) scored three times for Southeast and Alex Pacitti (Foxborough) added two goals. Kyle Deluca (Weymouth) scored a goal and added an assist as Southeast scored three times in the fourth quarter to break a 6-6 tie. Goalie Keison Cunningham (Weymouth) made 11 stops for Southeast and also helped his own cause with a goal. For Metro, Jack Trottier (Tyngsborough) scored four gaols and Ben Foley (Tyngsborough) pitched in a goal and an assist, while Scott Powell (Swampscott) made 23 stops in a losing effort.

Coastal 11, Northeast 5
Will Mare led the way with five goals for Coastal, who also got three goals and an assist from Ethan McCullough. Mike McCarthy and Sean McNamara combined to make 7 stops in goal.

Northeast was led by Evan Connolly (Peabody) who scored twice and also got single goals from Derek Lawton (Bishop Guertin), John Curcuru (Gloucester) and Ian Kennedy (Gloucester).

Joshua Nelson (Medford) was strong in goal, making 19 saves.

Southeast 10, Central 5
Righini scored six goals and tallied an assist, while Jack Vail (Franklin) scored twice and Jake Sargeant (Franklin) notched two assists. Cunningham and Daniel Sprague (Weymouth) combined to make 9 stops in net.

Central got a goal and an assist from Michael Castellani (Nipmuc Reg.) and two assists from Nicholas Polutchko (Algonquin Reg.) and matched Southeast 2-2 in goals in the second and third periods. Matthew McIntire (Milford) made 13 saves.

Coastal 13, Metro 7
Will Moore (5 goals and 2 assists) and Joe Tyo (4 goals and 1 assist) paced the Coastal squad, with Ethan McCullough pitching in three goals and an assist. Jack Trottier (Tyngsborough) paced the Metro club with four goals, while Scott Powell (Swampscott) made four stops in net.

Breaking it down with No. 20 B-R

September, 1, 2010
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Class is in session in room 120.

Bridgewater-Raynham head coach Dan Buron is at the front of the classroom, pointing at the projector screen. The film shown is from the Trojans’ first scrimmage of the season, which was Saturday at Xaverian. He draws circles with his index finger around a couple of players in the defensive backfield who weren’t showing proper technique.

“There’s one, two … three guys who don’t look like they’re ready to play.”
[+] EnlargeBridgewater Raynham High School football punt team
Scott BarbozaNo. 20 Bridgewater-Raynham went through special teams paces during Wednesday night practice in Bridgewater.

The next sequence of plays rolls across the screen.

“Look how he sheds that block here,” Buron says with enthusiasm. “Nice job.”

During the next offensive series.

“You linemen can’t be spectators on this play. You can’t be standing around.”

There’s plenty of bad things and plenty of good things that came up during the film breakdown session.

It’s early still, but Buron and his players know which elements need to improve in order for the No. 20 Trojans to repeat as Old Colony League champions.

“At this point, we can get better at everything,” senior co-captain Mike Chicoine said. “There’s a long way to go. There are a lot of things we can improve on. We can play better on offense. We can play better on defense.”

Buron is the type of coach who wouldn’t even hint at it, even if he knew for certain he had a Super Bowl-caliber squad on his hands. He’d be more likely to ramble off areas for improvement by case and point. His quest is to get the most out of his players and see them achieve their truest potential.

“We rely on our seniors every year and a lot of this year’s seniors don’t have a lot of experience out there,” Buron said after Wednesday’s film session. “Last year’s seniors were talented, but they also worked very, very hard. They did all of the little things right, which I know these guys can do as well. It just comes down to the willingness to work hard and not taking anything for granted.”

Having a short memory comes with the territory, so last year’s visit to the Eastern Mass. Division IA Super Bowl is past.

Senior co-captain Mike Devin knows that every year a team takes on a complexion of its own. This year, Devin returns as the most experienced Trojan lineman, so he’s taken upon the task of bringing along his younger teammates.

“We have a young team of linemen, so you have to teach them all the small things before you can get going,” Devin said.

“Really, it comes down to hard work. We’re at point where we’re looking at the little things, like positioning and flying to the football as a team. Really, it all comes down to effort. I know we can, but we just have to prove we can do those things.”

Inside the cramped classroom, it was getting warmer. Buron finished going over his notes from the previous scrimmage before moving onto instructions for B-R’s next test. He ran over last-minute details and diagrammed a new play the Trojans would incorporate at practice. He left them with a series of questions to which the players replied in unison: “Yes, sir.” They filed out of the room to get ready for practice.

This year’s success will be measured on how well the B-R players heed the lessons given to them on this late-summer day.

“I want to win the OCL,” Chicoine said. “Flat out.

“We’ve got some work to do.”

2009: 10-3 (3-1 Old Colony), lost in Division IA Super Bowl
Coach: Dan Buron (18th year, 132-49-2)
Players to watch: Mike Chicoine, Sr., FB/LB, 6-1, 185 lbs.; Mike Devin, Sr., OL/DL, 6-3, 250 lbs.; Cody Wood, Sr., RB/LB, 5-11, 170 lbs.; Billy Zolga, Sr., QB/DB, 6-3, 185 lbs.; Nick Schlatz, Jr., RB/LB, 6-1, 180 lbs.; Tyler Martin, Sr., OL/DL, 5-10, 200 lbs.
Strengths: Depth at running back.
Weaknesses: Lack of experience in secondary, offensive and defensive lines.
Outlook: The Trojans will win by the running game and opening up opportunities to pass off of play-action. With senior Cody Wood and juniors Nick Schlatz, Branden Morin and Eric Wabrek to carry the ball the Trojans have plenty of options. It looks like Billy Zolga could have the inside track at quarterback, but Buron would like to find ways to get athletic backup Brad Deiulis on the field. The questions are on the defensive side of the ball, particularly in the secondary where only Zolga and Brett Stewart of this year’s bunch saw playing time in 2009. “We had four terrific guys in the secondary last year, who were kind of the unsung heroes of our team,” Buron said. “They played smart, didn’t give up any big plays. That’s the big mystery right now, how we’re going to replace them.” Devin will anchor the D-line, where junior Mike Gillis and senior Marc McDonald could be poised for breakout seasons.