Red Raiders Edge Presidents 7-6 For 2nd Straight Thanksgiving Day Win

North Quincy Red Raiders celebrate the team's 7-6 victory over rival Quincy High in the 85th city football championship on Thanksgiving Day at Veterans' Memorial Stadium. The win was North Quincy's second in a row in the holiday series that dates back to 1933. NQ finishes the season at 4-7; Quincy's final record was 2-9. The series now stands Quincy 47 wins, North Quincy 33 wins and 5 ties. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

North Quincy Red Raiders celebrate the team’s 7-6 victory over rival Quincy High in the 85th city football championship on Thanksgiving Day at Veterans’ Memorial Stadium. The win was North Quincy’s second in a row in the holiday series that dates back to 1933. NQ finishes the season at 4-7; Quincy’s final record was 2-9. The series now stands Quincy 47 wins, North Quincy 33 wins and 5 ties. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

North Quincy's Nelson Walinjom carries the ball for the Red Raiders with the Presidents' Dominic Laptiste in pursuit during the 85th annual Quincy-North Quincy Football Championship Thanksgiving Day morning at Veterans' Memorial Stadium. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

North Quincy’s Nelson Walinjom carries the ball for the Red Raiders with the Presidents’ Dominic Laptiste in pursuit during the 85th annual Quincy-North Quincy Football Championship Thanksgiving Day morning at Veterans’ Memorial Stadium. Walinjom scored the Red Raiders’ lone touchdown on a 12-yard pass from quarterback Tim Layden. Kicker Kieran O’Driscoll drilled the extra point for the winning point in the Red Raiders’ 7-6 win over the Presidents. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

Quincy senior running back Shorn Hawthorne grinds out some yards against Chris Donaghey (left) and the North Quincy Red Raiders in the 85th annual city football championship Thursday. Hawthorne scored the Presidents' lone touchdown on a 12 yard run but Quincy missed the extra point bowing to North Quincy 7-6. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

Quincy senior running back Shorn Hawthorne grinds out some yards against Chris Donaghey (left) and the North Quincy Red Raiders in the 85th annual city football championship Thursday. Hawthorne scored the Presidents’ lone touchdown on a 12-yard run, but North blocked the ensuing extra point attempt to preserve the 7-6 lead. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

North Quincy Red Raider varsity cheerleaders perform at half time during the 85th annual Quincy-North Quincy Football game Thursday. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

North Quincy Red Raider varsity cheerleaders perform at half time during the 85th annual Quincy-North Quincy Football game Thursday. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

Quincy High School varsity cheerleaders perform at half time at the 85th annual Quincy-North Quincy football game Thanksgiving morning at Veterans' Memorial Stadium. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

Quincy High School varsity cheerleaders perform at half time at the 85th annual Quincy-North Quincy football game Thanksgiving morning at Veterans’ Memorial Stadium. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

The 85th annual Quincy-North Quincy football game also featured the debut of new uniforms for the Quincy-North Quincy combined marching band. The uniforms were made possible with a donation from Mayor Thomas Koch. More coverage of this year's Quincy-North Quincy football game in the Nov. 30th issue of The Quincy Sun. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

The 85th annual Quincy-North Quincy football game also featured the debut of new uniforms for the Quincy-North Quincy combined marching band. The uniforms were made possible with a donation from Mayor Thomas Koch. More coverage of this year’s Quincy-North Quincy football game in the Nov. 30th issue of The Quincy Sun. Quincy Sun Photo/Robert Bosworth

 

 

 

 

 

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