Roman Catholic’s A.J. Frazier (right) goes up high to make a catch over Roxborough High School’s Dante Alston. (D’Mont Reese)

Thanksgiving is not just a day for turkey and family but also morning football games. Roman Catholic, Father Judge and Archbishop Ryan all were thankful for earning victories Thursday morning, Nov. 28. Judge and Ryan shut out Lincoln and Washington high schools, respectively. Roman beat Roxborough High, 35-13. Unfortunately for Neumann-Goretti, the Saints lost to Southern, 33-6.

In the suburbs, Conwell-Egan lost to Truman, 34-7.

Archbishop Wood found victory in the AAA state quarterfinals on Friday, Nov. 29 against Academy Park with a final score of 42-14. In the AAAA state quarterfinals St. Joseph’s Prep beat Parkland 21-10.