Massey defeated the Essex Red Raiders by a score of 34-7 to capture the Wilson Conference Senior Boys Football conference. Congratulations to the players and coaches on an exciting season. Mr. Omar, Principal of Essex District High School was a good sport about the outcome of the game and made good on his promise to wear a Mustangs football jersey should the Mustangs take the championship. He is pictured below with Principal Ash at Essex District High School on the morning after the championship game. To watch the championship game, click the link below.
Wilson Conference Finals
Mustang fans, consisting of both students and staff, came out to cheer on their team and show support. They were quickly given cause for enthusiasm as the offense gave the team a roaring start in the first half, with Quarterback Brandon Reaume scoring three highlight-reel touchdowns. A finishing touchdown pass to Omar Hayes-Williams, with eight seconds left in the first half, left the Mustangs at a 27-7 halftime lead.
Team defense stayed on track during the second half, with Tyler Holmes, Jamal Mauldin, and Marko Saric executing unstoppable defense, along with defensive backs Justin Lalonde and Shehram Khan, who came up with interceptions for the Mustangs. Wes D’Ipilotti scored the only touchdown during the second half, adding to the atmosphere of merriment and positivity among both teammates and the crowd as Massey then charged into victory! After the game, the team joined in with the enthusiasm of the crowd, celebrating and basking in the glow of their well-deserved win!
Congratulations once again Mustangs for a season well played, along with special thanks to coaches Gray, Lenarduzzi, and Jerald, whose support and dedication made the team’s success possible.