The rivalry plays itself out every year on the football field.
Today, one town with a chance to end the others playoff hopes.
Scott Benoit and his Yellowjackets needing a win to make the Class M spoilers.
The Hornets on a mission to ruin those plans.
It didn’t take long for Branford to score. They drive it down the field. It ends with a Jackson Seward touchdown run.
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Branford’s defense did a good job stopping the easties today.
Hornets have only 6 seniors, 3 who start. Quarterback Sean Kelly is one of them.
He scores to make it a 13 point lead.
East Haven gets on the scoreboard with kicker Evan Damian.
Just before the half, Hornets score again, one the final play on the half.
Cameron Mills on the reverse.
20-3 Branford at the half..
The second half had no points. Plenty of penalties and food defense. Number 25 was everywhere.
He was hungry..
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20-3 Branford wins it. It spoils East Haven’s playoff chances again.