The Watertown Splash
WMS football finds strength on the roadSunday, October 23, 2011 By Frankie H.
WMS football finds strength on the road By FRANKIE H. Watertown Splash staff reporter The team had practice on Thursday, the day after its first game, all sad, quiet, and a lot of running, so you can tell the team didn’t do well. Bedford had beaten the Watertown Middle School, 24-0, a no-question win, by playing football the right way. But Watertown head coach Matt Coffey said, “This team has already had like 15 practices and one game.” Watertown’s next game was held in Winchester, a very good team also. There were even rumors about Winchester. Some said that Winchester had kids twice as wide and tall as WMS lineman. But the game passed and that was not true. Winchester was kind of small, but very coordinated, and beat the Watertown Raiders, 30-6. Tyler Poulin scored Watertown’s touchdown on a great pass by quarterback Jayden Hairston. Coach Coffey said, “That’s probably the hardest team we’re gonna play this season.” So hopefully the worst is over. On Oct. 5. Watertown finally won a game, 16-0, against Newton Bigelow. The team’s first touchdown was on a short pass by Hairston to Poulin, who made a great run to the end zone to score. Later, Hairston threw a pass to Cyril Brutis for a touchdown, and the team got its second 2-point conversion. The team’s most recent game was against Newton South. Sadly Watertown lost another game. The final was 14-6. Brutis scored another touchdown and made some very good plays. But the quarterback got sacked a few times. The Watertown Middle School has no home field this year. Victory Field’s football and baseball fields have been dug up for artificial grass. As a result, all of the team’s games this season are away games. --Oct. 22, 2011--