Wellesley Sport: football team car wash; Middle Schooler Wins Ninja Championship; High school football teams play where Revs & Pats play
Our round-up of the latest sports news from Wellesley, Massachusetts:
Football team car wash
The Wellesley High School football team will be hosting a car wash fundraiser on Sunday, September 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 2 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Events are at 62 Linden St. (Linden Store) and car washes are $20 per vehicle.
Middle Schooler Wins Ninja Championship
Daniel Woods, an eighth grader at Wellesley Middle School, has won the Ultimate Ninja Athletic Association World Series Championship in the 13-14 year old class. The event took place in Las Vegas in the summer.
Woods has competed in ninja steeplechasing competitions for seven years and has spent many years doing obstacle course training with Action Athletics and youth athletic training with Train Boston, both in Wellesley. He currently trains at Vitality Obstacle Fitness in Fall River. To qualify for the World Series, the teenager had to compete and be successful in local and regional competitions.
Woods has quite a track record: He also won the World Ninja Association Championship when he was 8 years old, in the 7-8 year old class (in Detroit). The versatile athlete also appeared on the TV show American Ninja Warrior Jr. Season #2 and placed 3rd (in LA) at age 10.
High school football teams play where Revs & Pats play
The Wellesley High School Varsity Girls and Boys football teams play Natick High at the same stadium where the New England Revolution and New England Patriots play next Sunday, October 2 at Foxborough.