Wakefield MA – Friday night was a well deserved win for the Wakefield Warriors. Nearing the end of their hard fought season, Friday’s game against Watertown secured a winning league record for the Warriors. Once again, Wakefield’s tremendous running game pulled through for the fourth straight win. The final score of the game was Wakefield 48, Watertown 16.
The Warriors took control early in the game. On the second play of the game Senior Vinny DeSciscio made a 62yd touchdown run. A successful extra point followed to put Wakefield in the lead 7-0. The passing game from Watertown kept the Warrior’s defense on its toes. Wakefield held strong however and did not allow Watertown to score in the first quarter. In the second quarter however, it looked as if Watertown was in a position to easily tie the game. The Warriors defense on the other hand had a different plan. The defense was able to keep Watertown from scoring a touchdown from the red zone. Watertown was forced to kick the field goal to put the score at Wakefield 7, Watertown 3. Later in the second quarter, Junior Josh Puccio was able to score a touchdown run, and followed it up with a 2-point conversion run. Puccio then scored again on Wakefield’s next possession after a 70yd touchdown run. With a successful extra point the score was Wakefield 22, Watertown 3. Watertown stepped up to score of a touchdown pass and successful extra point to increase the score to; Wakefield 22, Watertown 10. Near the end of the half, Senior Greg Hampton-Boyd was able to score a touchdown run for Wakefield, and a successful extra point ended the half with a score of Wakefield 29, Watertown 10.
Early in the third quarter, Wakefield’s Senior Connor O’Brien scored off of a touchdown pass. The extra point was good, increasing the score to Wakefield 35, Watertown 10. Senior Charnjit Singh then sacked Watertown’s quarterback on fourth down. The Warriors capitalized with a touchdown from Senior Connor O’Brien. The extra point attempt was no good, so Wakefield was then in the lead 41-10. The fourth quarter saw the Warrior’s score once more following a 60yd run from Sophomore Dan Cardillo. Following the great run from Cardillo, Sophomore Kendall Hamilton was able to run the final few yards for a touchdown. With the successful extra point, the score was left at Wakefield 48, Watertown 10. In the final minuets of the game, Watertown looked to score at least once more, and was successful. A touchdown pass for Watertown gave the final score of Wakefield 48, Watertown 16.
Wakefield’s final game of the season is this years Thanksgiving Game vs. Melrose. The game will be held at Landrigan Field at 10:15am.
This article was written by Warrior Club Sports Information Director Mark Thayer