Waterford outlasts East Lyme 29-24

Waterford's James Auclair and Griffen Archambault, (13), at right, celebrate after an interception in the final seconds sealed a 29-24 victory over East Lyme in their Thanksgiving day football game at Waterford High School Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
Waterford's James Auclair and Griffen Archambault, (13), at right, celebrate after an interception in the final seconds sealed a 29-24 victory over East Lyme in their Thanksgiving day football game at Waterford High School Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Bob MacDonnell/Special to The Day

Waterford – Seth Hoagland ran for three touchdowns, passed for another and came up with a key interception late in the game to give Waterford a 29-24 victory over East Lyme on Thanksgiving morning.

The Vikings (2-8) were driving for the game-winning score when Hoagland intercepted a pass at the Lancer 14 with 15 seconds remaining. Waterford finishes 4-6.

Corey Brimmer scored twice for East Lyme and Mitch Murphy threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Dean Beebe.

East Lyme's Zane Smallidge, top left, recovers a fumbled punt with the help of teammates Hunter Waido and Dean Beebe, 84, as Waterford's Wyatt Guthrie closes in during the first half of their Thanksgiving day football game at Waterford High School Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
East Lyme's Zane Smallidge, top left, recovers a fumbled punt with the help of teammates Hunter Waido and Dean Beebe, 84, as Waterford's Wyatt Guthrie closes in during the first half of their Thanksgiving day football game at Waterford High School Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Bob MacDonnell/Special to The Day
Waterford seniors David Wilcox, at left, and Chris Jones walk off the field after being honored for senior day before the East Lyme - Waterford Thanksgiving day football game at Waterford High School Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
Waterford seniors David Wilcox, at left, and Chris Jones walk off the field after being honored for senior day before the East Lyme - Waterford Thanksgiving day football game at Waterford High School Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. Bob MacDonnell/Special to The Day
East Lyme's Mark Chmielewski is upended by Waterford's Chris Jones on a punt return after a safety during the first half of their Thanksgiving day football game at Waterford High School Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.  At left, Waterford's Julio Gil, (9), and Griffen Archambault close in while East Lyme's Michael Sabilia, (5), looks on at right.
East Lyme's Mark Chmielewski is upended by Waterford's Chris Jones on a punt return after a safety during the first half of their Thanksgiving day football game at Waterford High School Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. At left, Waterford's Julio Gil, (9), and Griffen Archambault close in while East Lyme's Michael Sabilia, (5), looks on at right. Bob MacDonnell/Special to The Day
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