See Photos from Watertown’s Victory Over Belmont at Fenway

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Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown High School’s football team played on the Boston Red Sox’ home field and defeated Belmont in the 100th edition of the annual rivalry game.

Photos by Natalie Nigito and Charlie Breitrose

BOSTON — Watertown defeated Belmont in a special Thanksgiving game played at one of the most storied sporting arenas in America. The Raiders won the 100th game played in the Thanksgiving rivalry, this year played at Fenway Park on Wednesday night. Check out images from the revelry in and around the game.

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Charlie Breitrose

Raider fans were ready well before the game, with towels created by the Gridiron Club and sponsored by Watertown Savings Bank.
The Fenway scoreboard focused on football Wednesday night.

Charlie Breitrose The Watertown High School Cheerleaders pose before the big game.

Charlie Breitrose Watertown Athletic Director Ryan Murphy, with WHS Principal Joel Giacobozzi outside the gate at Fenway. Murphy holds the new trophy that is awarded to the winner of the Watertown-Belmont Thanksgiving game.

Charlie Breitrose The captains from Watertown and Belmont meet at midfield for the coin toss. Belmont won and chose to defer.

Natalie Nigito Photography Raiders fans got there early before the game.

Natalie Nigito Photography Members of the Watertown and Belmont high school choruses performed the National Anthem before the game Wednesday evening.

Charlie Breitrose Watertown’s honorary captains, from left, Assistant Principal and Strength and Conditioning Coach Brian Brewer, Principal Joel Giacobozzi, and former player and 1996 grad Tom Dicker, who is now a Watertown Police officer.

Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown senior quarterback Johnny Cacace drops back to pass.

Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown cheerleaders root on the Raiders.

Natalie Nigito Photography Senior running back Billy McHugh scored two touchdowns in the Raiders’ 21-7 win.

Natalie Nigito Photography Fans packed the Watertown section at America’s Favorite Ballpark for the Thanksgiving game against Belmont.

Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown’s defense brings down the Belmont ballcarrier.

Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown’s Jeremiah Coleman stands on the field at Fenway, playing in front of a crowd that filled most of the first-base side of the grandstand.

Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown senior receiver Vincent Wolff stretches out the Belmont defense.

Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown Principal Joel Giacobozzi fires up the crowd.

Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown’s offense lines up for the play.

Natalie Nigito Photography A scene from the sideline at the 100th Watertown-Belmont football game played at Fenway Park.

Natalie Nigito Photography The Watertown defense bottles up a Belmont running back.

Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown running back Billy McHugh sprints for a 55-yard touchdown, which clinched the win over Belmont.

Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown players gather after the game after defeating Belmont 21-7.

Charlie Breitrose The Raiders lift up the trophy after beating their rivals on the turf at Fenway Park.

Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown’s football players celebrate with the fans after Wednesday night’s victory.

Natalie Nigito Photography Watertown players, from left, John Pavlidis, Asa Logan, Rafael Magalhaes, Rohan Mannan, and Elias Ortiz, pose with the trophy after beating Belmont.

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