Watertown Runs Into Tough Melrose Team in League Football Opener

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A sign inside an atrium at Watertown High School displaying the current mascot – the Raiders.

After scoring 50 and 48 points in their first two games, the Watertown High School football team held to two touchdowns in the 28-14 loss at Melrose Friday night.

Watertown trailed 21-7 at halftime, with quarterback Nick McDermott throwing to John Korte for a second quarter touchdown.

In the fourth quarter the Raiders pulled within one score when McDermott hit Mange Camara for a touchdown. Melrose’s Rey Guity ran for a 78 yard touchdown to reestablish the 14 point gap, according to the Boston Herald’s report.

The Raiders fall to 2-1 and 0-1 in the Middlesex League. On Thursday, Watertown plays Burlington at 7 p.m. at Victory Field.

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