Watertown Football Team Runs into Tough Wilmington Team


Charlie Breitrose

The Watertown High School football team fell to Wilmington Friday night. Here Senior quarterback Nick McDermott speaks to Head Coach John Cacace.

The Watertown High School football team’s struggles continued on its trip to Wilmington Friday night, where the Raiders fell 33-7.

After winning the season opener, the Raiders have dropped the next three leading up to their Middlesex League game at Wilmington.

On Friday, Wilmington built a 14 point second quarter lead before the Raiders struck back. Watertown’s David Manoukian then returned the kickoff 72-yards for a touchdown.

Wilmington kept the Raiders out of the end zone in the second half, while Peter Marino scored his second and third touchdowns of the evening.

Watertown falls to 1-4, but the Raiders return to Victory Field on Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. to face Stoneham.

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