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

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Charlie Breitrose

Watertown senior quarterback Brennan Cook scored in the first quarter against Burlington.

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. David Manoukian scored on a one-yard run in the first quarter, and Mason Andrade scored on a 91-yard dash in the second.

Joe Griffin caught a 24-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Brennan Cook before halftime. In the third quarter Cook got his second passing touchdown when he hit Will Dolan on a 31-yard pass.

The previous week, Cook had three touchdown passes in a 21-14 win over Hamilton-Wenham at Victory Field. Dolan caught two touchdowns and Manoukian caught another.

The winning streak began with a 21-19 win at Triton. Watertown improved to 5-5.

Cross Country

The Watertown cross country team competed in the MIAA Div. 5 Eastern Championship earlier this month.

The Raiders’ girls team was led by Laksmhi Thangaraj, who finished 70th with a time of 22:09.99 over the 5K course at the Wrentham Developmental Center.

The other girls competing at the Div. 5 Meet were junior Leah D’Amico, senior Delanie Dunn, sophomore Meredith Greene and freshman Ella MacDonald.

Senior Kai Landry had the highest finish for the boys, getting 78th with a time of 18:52.08.

Other Raiders competing were junior Chris Gannon, sophomore Giancarlo Nunez, junior Kapriel Cinar, and freshman Marcos Portz.

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