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Quarterback Andrew Ray throws a pass in the first quarter of the Nantucket JV team's 44-24 win over Martha's Vineyard. I&M Sports Photo Galleries
By Dean Geddes
I&M Staff Writer
(Nov. 21, 2012) For Whaler football fans, the heartbreaking one-point loss to Martha’s Vineyard in the Island Cup will take a long time to get over. But judging by the success of Nantucket’s younger teams, the football program has a bright future ahead.
The junior varsity team dominated the hometown Vineyarders from start to finish Saturday, never trailing en route to a 44-24 victory, while the Boys & Girls Club travel team beat the Vineyard 38-6 to finish the season undefeated.
It was the second junior-varsity meeting between the two island schools this season, with Nantucket winning the first matchup 20-12 Sept 8.
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