Eastie Soars Over Southie with a 59-12 Win on Thanksgiving Day

Meeting for the 99th time on Thanksgiving morning at White Stadium, the East Boston High football team defeated South Boston by a score of 59-12. This was Eastie’s eighth straight win against Southie on Thanksgiving Day.

One senior going out in style in his last game as a Jet was Joel Pastrana who scored four touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass from co-captain Jeff Benzan.

Although a blowout score with Eastie leading 44-0 at halftime, Southie battled back, getting on the board in the third and fourth quarters.  Rebuilding and 0-11 last year, the Southie Knights concluded this season at 2-7.

Eastie ends its season at 5-6 with the win on Thanksgiving.

Eastie leads the annual series, 51-42-6.


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