THANKSGIVING FOOTBALL 2007
It was one wild ride in the Dual County League yesterday. Lincoln-Sudbury beat Newton South. Acton-Boxboro beat Westford. And Wayland officially won the league championship even though it did not play a league game.
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everett 42, cambridge 6
Everett made sure to bring its appetite to Veterans Memorial Stadium for a clash with Cambridge. Turkey, it turned out, wasn't the only bird on the menu.
plymouth south 17, plymouth north 7
It might have been senior day, but Plymouth South's Blaine Theisen tried his best to make it sophomore day, leading his team to victory in the 14th Battle of the Rock.
Melrose 15, Wakefield 14
Even a slacker could master the recent history of Melrose and Wakefield. When Melrose is good, Wakefield wins. When Melrose is bad, Wakefield wins.
Masconomet 42, NA 14
Thanks to a stifling defense and a quarterback who was nearly perfect, the Chieftains clinched a playoff date with Northeastern Large champion Gloucester.
Westwood 28, Holliston 14
The road to the Tri-Valley League title was clear for Holliston - beat Westwood - but the Wolverines became a roadblock for the Panthers and played the role of spoiler.
East Boston 26, South Boston 6
Though the sun broke through just after South Boston broke through the East Boston defense to get on the scoreboard, there would be no Hollywood ending to the Knights' season.
manchester 27, georgetown 7
Holiday plans can be tentative at best. A competitive game was anticipated between between Manchester Essex and Georgetown, but it never showed up.