The Needham Rockets defeated the Wellesley Raiders 42-18 in today’s annual Thanksgiving Day game at .
The Rockets (8-3) have clinched a playoff berth with the win. The Raiders finished the year at 2-9.
The game was played in front of former players and alumni, in town for the commemoration of the closing of the old building.
Wellesley is now 59-56-9 in the Thanksgiving Day rivalry against Needham.