For the 108th time in history, the Woburn Tanners took on the Winchester Sachems on Thanksgiving Day. The traditional football game belonged to Woburn, as the Tanners won 32-14.
The Sachems dominated the first quarter, scoring twice for a 14-0 lead. But the second belonged to Woburn. The Tanners scored 20 points in the second quarter, ending the half at 20-14.
Woburn won the ball to start the second and continued to dominate.
WMHS player Pat Doherty grabbed a five-yard touchdown in the third, bringing the score to 26-14 (the two-point conversion failed).
The Tanners began to pull away in the late third, going into the fourth with the score remaining 26-14.
Woburn scored again in the fourth, 32-14 with 8:29 left in the game. Woburn held on, winning the game 32-14.Keep up with Winchester news by following Winchester Patch on Facebook and Twitter, or sign-up for our e-mail newsletter.
- The rivalry began in 1891. The record now stands at 52-44-12 (Winchester).
- Woburn also dominated last year, winning the game 56-0.
- Woburn now has a record of 3-8 for the 2012 season.