More than a Dozen Raiders Named Middlesex League All-Stars, 3 Got MVP Award

A baker’s dozen of Watertown High School athletes from five sports made the Middlesex League All-Star teams during the fall sports season, with three named MVP in their sport. Girls Cross Country: Lakshmi Thangaraj

Field Hockey: Emily Campbell, Ally Kennedy (MVP) and Aurise Tattrie (MVP)

Football: David Manoukian

Boys Golf: Dario Christie and Tim McCall

Boys Soccer: Devon Breen, Nicholas DiPace, Rodrigo Freitas (MVP), Gevork Karapetyan and Caiden Kiani

Belmont Pulls Away from Watertown in Annual Thanksgiving Game

Watertown senior quarterback Brennan Cook hurls a pass against Belmont in the Thanksgiving Day game. The Raiders fell 24-14 at Victory Field

Watertown High School’s football team had Belmont where they wanted, with the ball in the opposition half and a chance to take the lead. However, in the end, the Marauders were the ones to find the end zone in the dying moments the Thanksgiving Day game. Belmont extended its winning streak in the big rivalry game to two in a row, winning 24-14 at Victory Field on Thursday. The loss meant Watertown ended the season with a record of 5-6.

Watertown Loses to Belmont, See How it Unfolded

Watertown senior quarterback Brennan Cook has thrown nine touchdown strikes in 2019. Watertown High School’s football season started with promise, after a 2-0 start, but a five game losing streak meant no playoffs this year. However, the Raiders have a chance to finish the year on a winning note, and a with winning record, by beating their archrivals from Belmont on Thanksgiving. Watertown hosts the Marauders at Victory Field, and will be looking for some payback after losing last year’s Thanksgiving clash. The game begins at 10:15 a.m.

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WHS Sports: Football Team on a Winning Streak, Cross Country Wraps Up Season

Watertown senior quarterback Brennan Cook has had multiple touchdown passes in the past two wins for the Raiders. The Watertown High School football team may have missed the tournament, but the Raiders have found their winning ways. The team heads into the Belmont game on a three game winning streak and with a chance to finish with a winning record. On Friday, Watertown traveled to Weston and won handily, 31-7. Four Raiders scored touchdowns in the victory.

WHS Sports: Raiders Earn Two Victories Over Belmont, Football Falls

Two Watertown High School teams beat archrival Belmont last week, while the Raiders struggled on the football field. Boys Soccer

The Raiders boys soccer team not only beat the Marauders Friday, but the 1-0 victory gave them their seventh win in a row. Junior Nicholas DiPace’s second half goal proved to be the winner for Watertown in the game played at Victory Field on Friday afternoon. The Raiders have not let in a goal in the last four games

Watertown improved to 7-2-1 overall and 6-2-1 in the Middlesex League. Field Hockey

The Watertown High School field hockey team has also gone on a long winning streak, winning eight in a row, including a 3-1 win over Belmont last Wednesday.

Watertown, Burlington Play a Thriller of a Football Game at Victory Field

Watertown senior Karim Monroe thrilled the Victory Field crowd with a kickoff return for a touchdown in the Raiders’ 21-20 loss to Burlington. The Raiders’ valiant comeback attempt against Burlington fell just short Friday night as Watertown dropped the game at Victory Field, 21-20. A fourth quarter touchdown pass from six yards from backup quarterback Will Dolan to junior fullback David Manoukian brought the game within one point, and Coach John Cacace decided to go for the two-point conversion and the lead. However, Burlington’s defense stopped sophomore running back Mason Andrade well short of the goal line. ICYMI: Burlington defeated Watertown 21-20 last night in a thriller to move to 3-0 on the season.

Watertown Football’s Powerful Offensive Output Continues Against Cambridge

Watertown defeated Cambridge Rindge & Latin Friday night, 41-19 in an away non-league game. Last year, pictured, here, the Raiders fell to the Falcons at Victory Field. Watertown High School’s offensive output kept on rolling in week two of the 2019 season, as the Raider beat host Cambridge Rindge & Latin 41-19 on Friday night. The non-league game, played at Russell Field in Cambridge, once again featured running back Mason Andrade. He carried much of the offensive load, along with quarterback Brendan Cook.

Raiders Rout Arlington Catholic in Football Opener

The Watertown Raiders football team opened the season with a win over Arlington Catholic. The Watertown High football team opened up its season in grand style with a convincing 43-6 win over Arlington Catholic Friday night at Victory Field. The Raiders, who are hoping to rebound from a disappointing 4-7 season a year ago, showed early indications that they are on their way of doing just that. “A lot of our younger guys got a lot of experience last year and you saw some of that development in this game,” Watertown head coach John Cacace said. “Overall I thought the team played a very solid, physical game.