Bombardiers battle North Attleboro Rocketeers for Thanksgiving Day bragging rights!
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
- Josh Perry
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Welcome to the Patch Hockomock League football LIVE blog. The Patch teams in Stoughton, Easton, Foxboro, Wrentham and Attleboro will be bringing you LIVE updates from the Thanksgiving Day games between: There’s so much more than bragging rights at stake this Thanksgiving. Three teams in each Hockomock Division are still alive for a postseason berth—OA, Stoughton and Sharon in the small schools Davenport Division and King Philip, Mansfield and NA in the large schools Kelley-Rex Division. Each Division champion will advance to the playoffs, with the Kelley-Rex champion playing Duxbury in the Division 2 playoffs and with the Davenport champion playing Pembroke in the Division 3 playoffs. For a complete breakdown of playoff scenarios for both …
Dighton-Rehoboth may be going to the playoffs over Seekonk, but the Warriors beat the Falcons 12-7 at the opposing team's turf on Thursday afternoon.
On Thanksgiving morning, varsity football Coach Jack Whalen guaranteed Seekonk a win before afternoon turkey and cranberry sauce, sort of. "If at the end of this game, you can look each other in the eyes and say, 'We did our best,' then I guarantee a win," Whalen told the Seekonk High School Warriors as they prepared to partake in a rivalry older than any of the players. Teammates had been fiercely preparing to go up against Dighton-Rehoboth (D-R) for weeks before the game. "It's here boys, we shouldn't have to say anything else!" Seekonk captains screamed from inside a huddle just before kickoff. Seekonk kicked away to D-R to start things off. Starting from their own 37, D-R would punt from the 46 after three short running plays that …