Wakefield, MA – Saturday afternoon, The Wakefield Warriors traveled to Winchester for their third game of the season. The Warriors left Wincester with the first win this year. This win improved Wakefield’s overall record to 1-2. The win did not come easy for Wakefield however. It was a back and forth game all through the first half. Turnovers were frequent, and many missed oportunities to score occurred for both teams. In the end, the Warriors dominated the second half and came back with a 10-3 victory over Winchester.
Following a big opening run from Senior Vinny DeSciscio of Wakefield, Winchester recovered a fumble. In their first offensive play of the game, Winchester fumbled and was recovered by Junior Nick Calderone of Wakefield. Neither team scored in the first.
To start off the second quarter, Winchester came up with an Interception and was put in a position to score a field goal. Winchester took advantage and scored the first points of the game. Wakefield answered this in a big way when Sophmore Kendall Hamilton recovered the ball for the Warrriors. A drive to the endzone gave Wakefield an oportunity to tie the score and they capitalized. Going into the second half, the score was tied at 3.
The Warriors entered the second half with a fire that both teams lacked in the first half. Wakefield was able to recover the kickoff after Sophmore Alec Brown picked up the live ball. Within two plays, The Warrriors were able to drive the ball into the endzone to score following a big run from Senior Vinny DeSciscio. Senior Connor O’Brien then scored an extra point field goal. This left the score at 10-3 in Wakefield’s favor.
Wakefield’s Defense was able to keep Winchester at bay for the remainder of the game. The final score was Wakefield 10, Winchester 3. This Friday Reading High comes to Wakefield for what is sure to be an amazing game. Don’t miss this one, the game will be held at Landragin Field at 7:00pm
This article was written by Warrior Club Sports Information Director Mark Thayer