Wakefield MA – The Warriors were dealt a heavy loss on Friday night when they faced Reading at Landrigan Field. From kickoff to Reading putting a knee down with just over a minute on the clock, Wakefield was severly dominated on the field. Reading scored early and shut down the Warrior’s offense. The game ended with a final score of Reading 42 and Wakefield 0.
On the kickoff, Reading scored a touchdown that was followed up with a successful extra point. This left the Warriors behind early. The Warriors did force a fumble in the first. However unfortunately, were unable to recover. Following this, Reading scored a touchdown run and extra point. This put Reading up 14 -0.
The second quarter turned out just as bad for Wakefield. On a fourth-down punt from Reading, Wakefield fumbled the ball and it was recovered for Reading’s possession. Later in the quarter, Reading had a 6 yard touchdown run and successful extra point. Going into the half the score was Reading 21, Wakefield 0.
Early in the third quarter it did seem that Wakefield improved their defense. Senior Anthony Fabiano of Wakefield did have a tremendous sack early on in the quarter. Following the sack, Wakefield was able to block the punt from Reading thanks to the efforts of Junior Michael Conroy. This boost in Wakefield’s defense was short lived however. Reading put up another touchdown and extra point, along with an interception to end the quarter. Going into the fourth, the score was Reading 28, Wakefield 0.
The final quarter saw Reading in the endzone two more times with two successful extra point attempts. This finished off the tough game for The Warriors with a final score of Reading 42, Wakefield 0. This most recent loss puts Wakefield’s league recored at 1-2, with an overall record of 1-3.
The Warriors look for redemption when they face Woburn at Landrigan Field on Friday October 16, 2010. Kickoff is at 7pm.
This article was written by Warrior Club Sports Information Director Mark Thayer