The following was provided by Woburn Pop Warner:
The Woburn Loyal Order of Moose D1 team chalked up another victory Sunday with a win against the Reading Rockets, 22-6. The game took place at Woburn Memorial High School.
Woburn’s defense started the game off strong, forcing Reading to punt after only three plays. The Trojan offense started on their own 35-yard line, but, three plays later, Ryan Ludwig carried the ball 58 yards to the endzone. The kick by Kris Chiary added two more points to the make the score 8-0.
Great defensive play by James Taft, David Langlois, Peter Cole, Ryan Qualey, Jonathan Avery, Matt Qualey, Dylan Thompson, John Lafferty, John Zakrewski, Ryan Ludwig, Eyan Russell, Jared Zolubos, Evan Vienneau, Emanuel Polanco, and Rennie Cyprian, forced Reading to punt again, putting the ball on the Woburn 22-yard line. The Trojans moved the ball down the field with the help of great blocking by the offensive squad. Faced with 4th and 4, quarterback Ryan Qualey handed the ball to Jared Zolubos, who was forced out of bounds at the 5-yard line. Two plays later, John Zakrewski crossed the goal line for six more points. Chiary was perfect on the day with his second kick through the uprights.
The Gulde Insurance Agency cheerleading squad continued to cheer loudly throughout the entire game and kept the team and crowd fired up.
The score remained 16-0 until the start of the 4th quarter. A nice 30 yard run by John Zakrewski put Woburn on Reading’s 23-yard line. Key blocks by John Lafferty, Matt Qualey, Peter Cole, Jonathan Avery, James Taft, and David Langlois, allowed Ludwig to take the ball to the endzone for his second touchdown of the day. The extra point attempt was unsuccessful.
The only points for Reading came from a touchdown late in the fourth quarter with their extra point attempt foiled by Woburn’s Dylan Thompson and John Lafferty.
The Trojan’s orange offense, including Cash Kingstad, Dylan Zolubos, Jayson Blouin, Kris Chiary, Colin Harkins, Ahriq Mason, Ryan Dever, Cameron Chute, Jack Aylward, David Nardone, and Jaden Russell, finished the game strong by converting multiple first downs, which kept Reading off the field the remainder of the game.
The D1 team will play Wakefield in Wakefield next Sunday morning.