Watertown High falls in overtime; Senior Night this Friday

Conor Kennelly's 48-yard field goal forces overtime before Wakefield prevails

Raider Times photo / Beth Powderly
Deon Smith (7) leads Watertown High against Wakefield in a Middlesex League football game at Victory Field on Sept. 23, 2016. Wakefield prevailed in overtime, 23-20.

Beth Powderly and Elizabeth Allen

The Watertown High football team fell to 2-1 after losing in overtime to visiting Wakefield, 23-20, Friday, Sept., 23, 2016. The Raiders forced overtime on Conor Kennelly’s 48-yard field goal.

The Raiders return to Victory Field for Senior Night on Friday, Sept. 30, for a game against Melrose.

 

Coach John Cacace (center) led Watertown High against Wakefield in a Middlesex League football game at Victory Field on Sept. 23, 2016.
Raider Times photo / Elizabeth Allen
Coach John Cacace (center) led Watertown High against Wakefield in a Middlesex League football game at Victory Field on Sept. 23, 2016.
Conor Kennelly lines up a pressure-packed 48-yard field goal for Watertown in the Raiders game against Wakefield on Sept. 23, 2016. Kennelly's kick was good, forcing overtime, 17-17.
Raider Times photo / Beth Powderly
Conor Kennelly lines up a pressure-packed 48-yard field goal for Watertown in the Raiders game against Wakefield on Sept. 23, 2016. Kennelly’s kick was good, forcing overtime, 17-17.
Cheerleaders entertained the Victory Field crowd during the Wakefield-Watertown football game on Sept. 23, 2016.
Raider Times photo / Elizabeth Allen
Cheerleaders entertained the Victory Field crowd during the Wakefield-Watertown football game on Sept. 23, 2016.
The fan section at Victory Field was full for Watertown High's football game against Wakefield on Sept. 23, 2016.
Raider Times photo / Beth Powderly
The fan section at Victory Field was full for Watertown High’s football game against Wakefield on Sept. 23, 2016.
Cyril Brutus (10) and Watertown High played Wakefield in a Middlesex League football game at Victory Field on Sept. 23, 2016.
Raider Times photo / Beth Powderly
Cyril Brutus (10) and Watertown High played Wakefield in a Middlesex League football game at Victory Field on Sept. 23, 2016.
Cheerleaders entertained the Victory Field crowd during the Wakefield-Watertown football game on Sept. 23, 2016.
Raider Times photo / Elizabeth Allen
Cheerleaders entertained the Victory Field crowd during the Wakefield-Watertown football game on Sept. 23, 2016.
Zach Rimsa (33) scores on a 5-yard run to give Watertown High a 14-10 lead over Wakefield in the fourth quarter in a Middlesex League football game on Sept. 23, 2016.
Raider Times photo / Beth Powderly
Zach Rimsa (33) scores on a 5-yard run to give Watertown High a 14-10 lead over Wakefield in the fourth quarter in a Middlesex League football game on Sept. 23, 2016.
John Korte (11) and Watertown High took on Wakefield in a Middlesex League football game at Victory Field on Sept. 23, 2016.
Raider Times photo / Elizabeth Allen
John Korte (11) and Watertown High took on Wakefield in a Middlesex League football game at Victory Field on Sept. 23, 2016.
Isaac Huff (5) and Watertown High took on Wakefield in a Middlesex League football game on Sept. 23, 2016.
Raider Times photo / Beth Powderly
Isaac Huff (5) and Watertown High took on Wakefield in a Middlesex League football game on Sept. 23, 2016.

–Sept. 29, 2016–