All-Time Thanksgiving Series: Hamilton-Wenham leads on the holiday, 23-21, which began in 1975. Ipswich, however, leads the all-time series between the teams, 39-30-2. The host Tigers have three out of the last four holiday meetings.

Hamilton-Wenham Points For/Points Against avg: 24.6 PF, 27.4 PA

Ipswich Points For/Points Against avg: 26.0 PF, 26.0 PA

Hamilton-Wenham’s top players: Ian Coffey, QB/S (100-for-155, 1,827 yards, 18 TDs; 129 rushes, 680 yards, 9 TDs); Colby Cala, ? RB/DB (91 rushes, 425 yards, 5 TDs; 14 rec., 219 yards, 1 TD); Ryan Monahan, WR/ (53 rec., 1,130 yards, 12 TDs); Tristian McCarthy, WR/DB, (24 rec., 359 yards, 2 TDs).

Ipswich’s Top Players: Cole Terry, Jr. RB/LB (109 rushes, 722 yards, 5 TDs); Cam James, Sr. QB/DB (115 rushes, 509 yards, 10 TDs; 31-for-62, 625 yards, 8 TDs); Chase Huntley, Jr. RB/LB (61 rushes, 363 yards, 4 TDs; 3 rec., 97 yards, 1 TDs); David Lonergan, So. RB/DB (24 rushes, 251 yards, 5 TDs); Justin Bruhm, Jr. WR/DB (15 rec., 342 yards, 6 TDs).

HW’s Keys to Victory: Hamilton-Wenham has plenty of motivation in the tank; namely, a 36-0 loss at home in last year’s Turkey Day clash. In order to grab just their second Thanksgiving win in five years, the Generals will need to lean on their dynamic duo of Coffey and Monahan to produce points, while their defense must stifle Ipswich’s ground-and-pound rushing attack while not allowing the hosts to eat up the clock.

Ipswich’s Keys to Victory: In a battle between HW’s high-flying passing attack and Ipswich’s tough-nosed running game, the Tigers will need to control the pace of the contest and win the time of possession battle. If Ipswich’s four-headed backfield of James, Terry, Huntley and Longren can grind out first downs and keep Ian Coffey and Co. off of the field, then it’ll be another good holiday for the Tigers.

Potential Unsung Heroes: With Hamilton-Wenham’s passing attack likely to be the focus of Ipswich’s game plan, Colby Cala could have an impactful day on the ground for the Generals. For Ipswich, Chase Huntley is a big play waiting to happen, averaging over 6 yards per carry and 32 yards per reception along with 5 TDs. A well-timed scoring play from Huntley could be a huge momentum swing for the Tigers.

HW SeniorsChance Augustine, RT/DT; Finn Brophy, RG/ILB; Colby Cala, RB/DB; Ian Coffey, QB/DB; Max Lech, LG/DL; Tristan McCarthy, WR/DB; Ethan Moynihan, C/DT; Louis Preston, LT/DT; Costas Savignano, FB/OLB.

Ipswich Seniors: Ethan Jean-Charles, TE/LB; Cam James, QB/CB; Clay Manolian, WR/DE; Andrew Zambernardi, OL/DL; Will Ginolfi, OL/DL; Brian Trefry, OL/DL; Alexander Somers, OL/DL.

Starting lineups


No. Name Yr. Pos

22 Ryan Monahan Jr. WR

64 Louis Preston Sr. LT

51 Max Lech Sr. LG

68 Ethan Moynihan Sr. C

52 Finn Brophy Sr. RG

54 Chance Augustine Sr. RT

80 Sean Collins Jr. TE

 8 Tristan McCarthy Sr. WR

13 Ian Coffey Sr. QB

48 Chris Domoracki So. FB

26 Colby Cala Sr. RB


No. Name Yr. Pos

31 Markus Nordin So. DE

68 Ethan Moynihan Sr. DT

54 Chance Augustine Sr. DT

37 Marty Cooke Jr. DE

24 Costas Savignano Sr. OLB

52 Finn Brophy Sr. ILB

48 Chris Domoracki So. ILB

27 Jack Mulvihill Jr. OLB

13 Ian Coffey Sr. DB

  8 Tristan McCarthy Sr. DB

22 Ryan Monahan Jr. DB


No. Name Yr. Pos

11 Cade McAdams Jr. WR

79 Alexander Somers Sr. LT

78 Jack Wile Jr. LG

52 Farlei Marques So. C

72 Brian Trefry Sr. RG

65 William Ginolfi Sr. RT

84 Nikhil Webb-Walker Jr. TE

12 Cam James Sr. QB

27 David Lonergan So. FB

18 Cole Terry Jr. RB

20 Chase Huntley Jr. RB


No. Name Yr. Pos

84 Nikhil Webb-Walker Jr. DE

50 Jack Gillis So. DT

74 Alex Yanakakis Jr. DT

21 Zachary McCormick Jr. DE

20 Chase Huntely Jr. OLB

 2 Ethan Jean-Charles Sr. ILB

18 Cole Terry Jr. ILB

14 Justin Bruhm Jr. OLB

11 Cade McAdams Jr. CB

12 Cam James Sr. FS

10 Aiden Arnold So. CB


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