According to The South County Independent and readers, North Kingstown wins the annual Thanksgiving match-up thanks to a fourth quarter stand.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
According to several readers, the North Kingstown Skippers beat the South Kingstown Rebels, 20-16, at North Kingstown High School on Thanksgiving Day. The loss means that the Rebels will finish the 2012 season winless. South Kingstown won an Injury Fund exhibition against Chariho, but otherwise didn’t win a game this year. In contrast, the win snaps a long losing streak for North Kingstown, which last won on Sept. 22 against Pilgrim High School. It’s a minor upset, considering that South Kingstown is a Division I squad. Although the Rebels went winless this year, it’s still rare for Division I teams to lose to lower-division teams. According to The South County Independent’s Facebook page, the Skippers clinched the game in the fourth …
The Rebels will be favored for the first time in a while in a football game, and the Mariners have a possible playoff preview with East Greenwich.
Thanksgiving means many things to many different people, and for a large portion of the community, it’ll be a day dominated by football. The Narragansett Mariners will host the East Greenwich Avengers, while the South Kingstown Rebels travel to North Kingstown to face the Skippers. It’s the traditional rivalry game for both teams. Here are our capsule previews for both. All statistics from Rhode Island High School Sports and the RIIL. NARRAGANSETT VS. EAST GREENWICH The Mariners (5-4, 4-3 Division III) host the Avengers (8-1, 6-1 Division III) at 10 a.m. at Narragansett High School. Although both teams are playoff bound, the Thanksgiving showdown won’t factor into this at all. The seedings for the Division III playoffs are already set, …