Thursday, November 22, 2012
The Raiders trailed after one quarter but came back to win the annual Thanksgiving game against their archrivals.
The Watertown football team suffered seven straight defeats to their rivals from Belmont, but Thursday they did not let an early deficit keep them down. The Raiders (6-5) prevailed 28-7 against the Marauders in the Thanksgiving day clash at Belmont's Harris Field after Watertown got into gear and scored four unanwered touchdowns. Belmont (1-10) had the better of the first quarter, and led 7-0 after Belmont's Max Jones scored a touchdown on a screen pass from quarterback Mike Richardson in the first quarter. Marauders' coach Kevin Gildea had some tricks plays up his sleeve, but on Thursday they did not seem to click. Belmont went for a fake punt late in the second quarter with the score tied at 7. The Raiders stopped them, and drove down …
Thanks to those who "Liked" Watertown Patch on Facebook. Watertown gained more followers than Belmont Patch.
The Thanksgiving Clash between Watertown and Belmont has not started, but Watertown can already claim a victory! Watertown Patch gained more "Likes" on Facebook than Belmont Patch in the Facebook contest, which ran through midnight on Thanksgiving Eve. Watertown won by a margin of 42 to 29 in the contest that started on Oct. 12. The battle is not over, however, because Belmont Patch continues to have more followers, with 441 compared to Watertown's 402. Go to Watertown Patch's Facebook page an "like" us!
The Raiders took down the Marauders in Belmont. See details below and follow Patch for reactions, photos and videos from the game.
The Raiders come into the 91st Watertown-Belmont game with a record of 5-5, and need one more win to clinch their fourth-straight winning season. Standing in the way, however, is Belmont, which has beaten Watertown seven straight years. The Marauders have struggled this year, and enter the Thanksgiving game with a record of 1-9. Last year, Belmont had only two wins coming in the the Thanksgiving Game but coach Kevin Gildea's team defeated John Cacace's Watertown, 19-14. The Raiders came into the 2011 game with a record of 6-4. For up-to-the-minute news on this and other stories follow Watertown Patch on Twitter and Facebook and subscribe to the free email newsletter. In 2012, Watertown uses a balanced offensive attack, led by senior …
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Thursday, November 22, 2012
One of the things that makes the State of Massachusetts special is its traditional Thanksgiving Day football games. This year the Raiders travels to Belmont to face their archrivals. And what better way to make it more special than to share your pictures with the rest of your neighbors? Patch is designed so readers can upload photos and video for free. You don't have to email them and ask your trusty editor. Just click on the Pics & Clips link at the top of the page and start uploading. When you are done, email Charlie.Breitrose@patch.com so we can then highlight them on the homepage. Enjoy the game and Happy Thanksgiving!
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The Raiders travel to Belmont to face the rival Marauders and Patch will be there providing live updates from the game.
Thanksgiving means turkey, family and around Massachusetts high school football. This year Watertown travels to Belmont to face the rival Marauders in the annual game and Patch will be there providing up to the minute updates! The game kicks off at 10:15 a.m., so visit Watertown Patch to follow the live blog, add your thoughts and cheer on the Raiders! You can also follow the action on Watertown Patch's Twitter feed, @WatertownPatch. Use the hashtag #WHSFootball or #BHSFootball to add your tweets to the blog. Coach John Cacace's Raiders come into the game with a record of 5-5, and need one more win to clinch their fourth-straight winning season. Belmont and coach Kevin Gildea, however, has won seven straight Thanksgiving games. The game …
Friday, November 25, 2011
The Raiders and Marauders met for the 90th time on Thanksgiving.
Belmont came to the new Victory Field and beat Watertown 19-14.
Thursday, November 24, 2011
The Raiders fell to the Marauders 19-14 in the annual battle between the two arch-rivals.
Watertown fought back within five points, but could not overcome the visitors from Belmont in the annual Thanksgiving clash. The game was the first played on the newly renovated Victory Field.
The Marauders came in and defeated the Raiders 19-14 on the opening day for the renovated Victory Field.
Belmont spoiled the opening game at the newly renovated Victory Field by coming in and defeating Watertown 19-14 in the annual Thanksgiving Day clash. The loss extended the Raiders' losing streak to their archrivals to seven. Down 12 points, Watertown High School's football team started a comeback with a Giovanni Ortiz kickoff return for a touchdown to bring Watertown back within five points. The Raiders had a chance to score the go ahead touchdown early in the fourth quarter, but Belmont stopped Watertown when the Raiders had a first-and-goal. On third down from the seven, the Marauders sacked Watertown quarterback Joey Farrar. The field goal attempt was no good. Watertown had another chance to score. On a drive that started at their own …