Blackstone Valley 3, Assabet 1 — Matt Pender, Lucas Otto and Vinny Rosetti scored second-half goals to lead the visiting Beavers (10-0-1, 9-0 Colonial). Hender Morales scored for the Aztecs.
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Worcester North 3, Burncoat 0 — Senior Kweku Fynn scored twice and senior Eric Ebjei notched his first varsity goal to propel the No. 2 Polar Bears (9-1, 3-0 Inter-High) past the Patriots (2-9-1, 0-3). Angelo Perrone made three saves for his fourth shutout.
Marlborough 1, Algonquin 0 — Marcelo Cunha with three minutes left as the host Panthers (7-2-2) dealt the Tomahawks (6-1-2) their first loss. Arthur Torres made two saves in the shutout for Marlboro.
Hudson 1, Nashoba 0 — Marc Deleppo scored with three minutes left to lift the visiting Hawks (7-3) past the Chieftains. Sophomore Ryan Lyman made 20 saves for Hudson.
Quaboag 5, Ware 0 — Senior Thomas Jankins had a goal and two assists, while sophomores Connor Spencer, Raphael Gunderson, Benjamin Webber and Travis Prouty each added goals to lead the host Cougars (2-8-1) past the Indians (3-6-1). Junior Taylor Trzeciak and eighth grader Sam Majewski combined for the shutout.
Wayland 3, O'Bryant 0 — Jaime Carver scored one goal and had one assist. Senior captain Matt Edwards recorded his third straight shutout for the Warriors.
New Bedford 1, Greater New Bedford 0 — The Whalers improved to 9-1-1 and clinched a playoff berth.
Groton-Dunstable 1, Bromfield 1 — Dylan Osgood tied it 20 minutes into the second half on a pass from Eric McAlpine for the host Trojans (5-2-3). The No. 6 Crusaders (8-2-2) led 1-0 at the break thanks to Matt Tornaritis' goal, with an assist from Dan McGuinness.
Taft 3, Suffield 3 — The Tigers' Nick Hudson scored the equalizer with three minutes left. Ryan Tettener and Rick Pall chipped in one goal each. Taft got scoring from Andrew Trevenen, Tommy Algarate and Charlie Vallee.
Cristo Rey 4, South Shore Christian 1 — Joel Diaz (two goals), Stephen Lopez (one goal), and Chris Sleurima (one goal) led the victory.
Cardinal Spellman 1, Bishop Stang 0 — Freshman Dagen Ficociello scored with three minutes remaining in the game. Senior Lenny Gaoletta made 11 saves for the Cardinals.
Weymouth 49, Newton North 7 — Jack Lehan tossed three TD passes as the visiting Wildcats improved to 5-0.
Andover 51, Tewksbury 42 — CJ Scarpa picked apart the Redmen's defense, throwing for 302 yards and three touchdowns, while rushing for two more to lead the Golden Warriors. Jack Sylvester added two touchdowns for Andover. Tewksbury quarterback Johnny Aylward threw for three touchdowns and 210 yards, and also scored a rushing touchdown.
Shrewsbury 51, St. John's (Shrewsbury) 46 — No. 3 St. John's rallied for 25 points in the fourth quarter to take a 46-45 lead, but Shrewsbury's Jay Reynolds returned the ensuing kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown to give the Colonials the lead. The Pioneers had two more attempts to get into the end zone, but Shrewsbury's defense forced a turnover on downs on one and Garrett Pacy intercepted a pass in the end zone to seal the win for the No. 8 Colonials. Zach Dionis scored four touchdowns for Shrewsbury, while Nick Diliberto added two. Drew Smiley found Davon Jones for a pair of touchdown passes and hit Micah Cummins for another for St. John's, while Shad Abrokwah had two rushing touchdowns for the Pioneers. It was the first time Shrewsbury has defeated St. John's since 2007.
Wachusett 19, Leominster 14 — Senior quarterback Scott Beardsley threw for a touchdown and rushed for another, while junior linebacker Owen Gibbons had two interceptions in the fourth quarter in leading the host Mountaineers to a 19-14 comeback victory. The Mountaineers, who trailed, 14-13, at the break, blanked the Blue Devils in the second half. The defense also laid the groundwork for the TD that proved decisive. Both teams fumbled on their first possessions of the third quarter. Leominster was thrown for a loss on the first play of its second series. Wachusett's defense then pressured senior quarterback Garrett DelleChiaie into two incomplete passes and the Blue Devils punted. The Mountaineers took over on their own 42 and marched 58 yards for the go-ahead TD. Beardsley capped the drive with an 8-yard keeper. Two plays earlier, Beardsley passed to junior Jon Lucier for a 20-yard gain. Senior running back Scott Tupper followed with an 18-yard burst, advancing the hosts to the Leominster 8. The extra point boot missed, keeping the score, 19-14, with 2:52 to go in the third quarter. Gibbons' interceptions came in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter, squashing the Blue Devils' comeback hopes.
Doherty 38, Holy Name 20 — Luke Brennan completed 6 of 11 passes for 177 yards and four touchdowns, while Abdulla Webster had 9 rushes for 65 yards a pair of second-half touchdowns as the No. 10 Highlanders (4-1) stunned the No. 7 Naps (2-3). Brennan gave Doherty a 26-14 lead at halftime by hitting Noah Robinson for a pair of touchdown passes (33 and 11 yards), while also finding Alfred Adarkwau for a 14-yard scoring strike and Isaac Yiadom for a 47-yard score. Webster sealed the win with touchdown rushes of 15 and 25 yards in the third quarter. Quron Wright had 18 carries for 105 yards, his lowest output of the season but enough to put him over 1,000 yards on the year. Wright scored twice, from 19 and 3 yards out. Shamus Malley completed 5 of 9 passes for 114 yards and found Daniel Kegbeh for a 51-yard score in the first quarter.
St. Peter-Marian 12, Milford 8 — Zach O'Connor pounced on a botched punt snap in the end zone in the fourth quarter to lift the host Guardians (3-2) past the Scarlet Hawks (2-3) at Anna Maria. St. Peter-Marian's defense sacked Milford three times over its last four possessions to help seal the victory. O'Connor had 10 tackles and a sack for the Guardians, while Isaiah Soucy, James Lapierre, Steve Albert and Michael Genese also kept the Scarlet Hawks in check. Soucy scored on a 34-yard run for St. Peter-Marian, which was set up by Greg Moore's fumble recovery. Thomas Hytholt had a 63-yard touchdown run for Milford, while Delvon James returned an interception on a conversion try 98 yards for a score.
North Middlesex 34, Westborough 31 — Brandon Lambert scored on a 2-yard run in overtime to lift the visiting Patriots (2-3, 1-1 Mid-Wach B) past the Rangers (0-5, 0-2). North Middlesex rallied to score 21 points in the fourth quarter, getting touchdown runs from Dylan Woods and Brandon Lambert and a 81-yard touchdown pass from John Boutwell to Joe Dolciotto to take a 28-21 lead. However Westboro tied the game on a 25-yard run by Anthony Phillips - his second score of the game. Jack Chuma's 32-yard field goal capped Westboro's overtime drive, but Lambert's score gave North Middlesex the win.
Worcester North 22, Burncoat 17 — Senior Jahkari Carpenter scored three on rushes of 10, 5 and 44 yards as the Polar Bears (2-3, 1-0 Inter-High) held off the Patriots (0-5, 0-1) at Commerce Bank Field at Foley Stadium. Burncoat freshman quarterback David Jones hit Ryan DeRusha for a 45-yard score, then returned a kickoff 58 yards for another score in the fourth quarter. Tom Edwards had three two-point conversion rushes for North, while Kevin Tarwa had a 24-yard field goal in for Burncoat.
Oakmont 34, Worcester South 0 — Jacob Zagwyn rushed 18 times for 240 yards and four touchdowns to lead the host Spartans (2-3) past the Colonels (2-3). Zagwyn sparked a 20-point outburst in the second quarter with touchdown runs of 18 and 6 yards. A.J. Allard added an 11-yard score to help Oakmont take a 20-0 halftime lead. Zagwyn capped the scoring in the third quarter with touchdown rushes of 90 and 20 yards.
Leicester 30, Millbury 0 — Matt Levins had six carries for 79 yards, ran in a touchdown and caught another, blocked a punt to set up a score, and had a forced fumble for the visiting Wolverines (4-1, 1-0 SWCL B). Drew Mazzeo threw two TD passes and rushed for 78 yards on three carries, while Ryan McKay had an interception and Tom Roderick had seven tackles to lead the shutout of the Woolies (3-2, 1-1).
Tantasqua 38, Oxford 0 — Randy Harrington threw for 372 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for another as the host Warriors (3-2, 1-1 SWCL A) blanked the Pirates (0-5, 0-1). Harrington's favorite target was Jon Beaudry, who caught 9 passes for 190 yards and two scores, and also kicked five extra points and added a 28-yard field goal in the fourth quarter. Harrington also found Spencer Duncan (3 catches, 102 yards) for a 67-yard score. Dom Cruz had nine tackles for Tantasqua and rushed for 32 yards and opened the scoring with a 5-yard touchdown. Trevor Robert and Chris Capuzzo each had picks for the Warriors.
Assabet 38, Nashoba Valley Tech 0 — Senior running back Paul Harpin rushed for 186 yards and four touchdowns on 11 carries and seniors Will Brodeur and Pierce Desimone set the tone on defense as the host Aztecs (4-1) improved to 2-0 in the Colonial with an impressive shutout of the Vikings (2-3, 1-1). Brodeur got Assabet on the board with a 78-yard interception return, his first pick of the year - Chris Schofield's conversion run made it 8-0. Harpin's 37-yard touchdown run followed by the conversion run from John Stake staked the Aztecs to a 16-0 halftime lead. Harpin scored three TDs in the second half, including runs of 10 and 78 yards in the third quarter. Harpin's final TD came on a 26-yard burst in the fourth quarter, with Santo Frescola capping the scoring with the conversion run. Junior quarterback Kyle Fernandes rushed for 72 yards and was 2 of 3 passing for 36 yards. Fernandes added the conversion run on Harpin's third touchdown. Pierce recorded a team-high 12 tackles from his linebacker position. Junior guard Tyler Charbonneau and senior tackle John Scharland opened holes for Harpin all game, while Stake recorded a fumble recovery on defense.
Blackstone Valley 49, Keefe Tech 8 — The host Beavers 5-0 (2-0 Colonial) took a 42-0 lead into the third quarter, as seven different players scored to topple the Broncos (0-5, 0-2). Taylor Hanson (2 rushes, 33 yards) had a 25-yard score, while Jake Tancrede carried 8 times for 45 yards and a touchdown. Bailey Leacy caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Dan Avery (3 of 4, 40 yards), while Ben Reiffarth, Chris Nazzaro and Matt Wagner also scored on the ground and Shawn Wilkins had a 75-yard punt return for a score. Kyle Smith scored on a 14-yard run in the third quarter for Keefe Tech.
Amesbury 35, Ipswich 14 — Matt Talbot fired three first-half touchdown passes for the Indians (3-2).
Governor's Academy 36, BB&N 12 — Jesse Gwozdz scored twice, one rushing and one punt return, for the Governors.
Belmont Hill 35, Nobles 7 — Petros Davos (1 passing, 1 rushing) and Greg Plumb (1 rushing, 1 receiving) each had two touchdowns for the Marauders.
Lynnfield 21, Danvers 0 — The Pioneers got three rushing touchdowns in the second quarter from Kyle McGah, Adam Buchanan and Dan Sullivan.
St. Sebastian's 29, Milton Academy 15 — Brendan Daly rushed for four touchdowns in the Arrows' win.
Middlesex 40, Brooks 28 — The Zebras' Nick Andonian rushed for 75 yards and a score and threw for three more touchdowns and 192 yards on 10 of 20 passing.
Thayer 34, St. Paul's 28 — The Tigers' Jack Becker threw for 184 yards and three touchdowns and Bryan Vieira caught six passes for 144 yards and two scores.
Rivers 20, Groton 6 — Justin Vogel tossed three touchdown passes, two to Carlin Haymon, in the Red Wings victory.
Duxbury 20, Xaverian 16 — The host Green Dragons held on and extended their win streak to 31.
Hingham 14, Catholic Memorial 12 — Ricky Sullivan rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown for the Harbormen.
St. John's Prep 20, Bridgewater-Raynham 7 — Alex Moore scored three touchdowns for Prep.
Bishop Connolly 7, Old Colony 0 — Cougars' Alex Medeiros's 6-yard touchdown run in the third quarter was the only scoring play.
Diman 20, South Shore Voc-Tech 16 — Mike Ferreira's 28-yard touchdown run in the second quarter helped lead the Bengals.
Nantucket 35, Bristol-Plymouth 20 — The Whalers did not attempt a pass. All of their offense came on the ground (214 yards on 30 carries), with quarterback Bryan Depass rushing for 70 yards and Hunter Grey running for 93.
Upper Cape 34, Tri-County 18 — The visiting Rams (4-0) got 152 yards rushing and three touchdowns from sophomore Dylan Derby.
Oliver Ames 28, Pembroke 6 — Tigers Matt Berksza and St. Clair Ryan combined for four rushing touchdowns.
Westwood 14, Medfield 7 — The Wolverines' Drew Adams ran for the winning 6-yard score in the fourth quarter.
Nauset 28, Scituate 20 — Jimmy Sullivan threw two touchdown passes, one to Jamie Law for 53 yards and one to Harry Lynch for 31 yards, to lead the Warriors.
Whitman-Hanson 28, Hanover 7 — Jerry Thompson, Ricky Schneider, and Tom Sapienza (three touchdowns, two passing, one rushing) combined for 175 yards.
Haverhill 30, Chelmsford 23 — With seven seconds left on the clock, Haverhill quarterback Tommy Morgan connected with Jordan Javier to give the Hillies the victory.
Stoneham 22, Belmont 8 — Eric Mooney had seven receptions for 151 yards and two touchdowns and had an interception as the Spartans improved to 5-0.
Walpole 44, Norwood 0 — The Rebels' Cam Hanley caught a 15-yard pass and rushed for two more scores. Mike Rando also rushed for two touchdowns.
Masconomet 21, Gloucester 19 — Dylan Mann returned a punt 80 yards for a score and caught a 35-yard touchdown for the Chieftains (4-1).
Lynn English 35, Malden 12 — Junior Isaiah Davis rushed for 110 yards and two touchdowns on eight carries and junior DJ Mullin tossed for 181 yards and two scores on 8 of 9 passing.
Westford 42, Newton South 7 — Troy Faretra and Justin Mount scored five of the Grey Ghosts' six touchdowns.
Pope John 48, Marian 0 — Joe D'Onofrio's 11-yard score in the first quarter started the scoring surge for the Tigers.
Lowell Catholic 47, St. Joseph's Prep 6 — Chris Regan scored three times and Chris Tamukedde and Connor Sullivan added two touchdowns each for the Crusaders (5-0).
St. Mary's 46, North Shore 22 — Jordan Collier rushed for three scores for the Spartans.
Lynn Tech 44, Mystic Valley 0 — Tigers' senior quarterback Kennedy Gomes eclipsed 4,000 yards passing for his career and rushed for a 19-yard score. Shaun Osorio ran for 170 yards, three touchdowns and returned a fumble 63 yards for a score.
Whittier 18, Northeast 16 — Connor Bradley threw for all three touchdowns in the Wildcats' victory.
Abington 29, Norwell 0 — Babila Fonkem rushed for 38 yards and a touchdown on four carries. The Green Wave also combined for five sacks.
Minuteman 42, Cape Cod Tech 22 — Mustangs' Zahir Ramsey ran for 160 yards and three touchdowns and Joe Haddock threw two touchdown passes to Matt Ball.
Pingree 54, Hebron (Maine) 34 — Jerome Cappadona rushed for four touchdowns, including three in the fourth quarter.
Suffield 33, Canterbury 14 — Brice McAllister rushed for 243 yards and three touchdowns for Suffield.
Algonquin 2, Marlborough 1 — Michaela Horne scored two goals, including the winner in the second half for the second-ranked Tomahawks (9-0-1). Sarah Purcell's goal on an assist from Anna McCabe gave the No. 4 Panthers (6-1-3) a 1-0 edge at the half.
Nashoba 5, Hudson 0 — Senior Kim Slade had two goals while Hanna Konash, Emily Kuefler and Cori Gillen also scored to lead the host Chieftains (8-0-3) past the Hawks (1-8). Eileen McGarry, Ashley Spellman and Emma Picaro all split the shutout for Nashoba.
Assabet 1, Blackstone Valley 0 — Gina Phillips' unassisted goal four minutes into the second half won it for the host Aztecs (5-3-2, 3-2-1 Colonial). Taylor Rondeau made 19 saves for the shutout, while Rachel Boisvert also turned away 19 shots for the Beavers (5-3, 4-1).
Nipmuc 2, Hopedale 0 — Kate Soucey and Rachel Bloznalis scored in the first half, while Amanda St. Germain earned the shutout to lead the host Warriors (9-1-1, 7-0 Dual Valley Conference) past the Blue Raiders (8-2-1, 4-2-1).
Minnechaug 3, Tantasqua 2 — Olivia Connly and Jessica Luke scored as the Warriors (5-5-2) fell at home.
David Prouty 3, Southbridge 1 — Sophomore Erin Gaudette, senior captain Ashley O'Hara and junior Rachel Clogston scored to lead the host Panthers (2-1-7) on their homecoming day. O'Hara was named the Homecoming MVP for David Prouty. Janetis Cardona scored for the Pioneers (0-8).
Duxbury 3, Plymouth North 2 — Sophomore Nicole Gavin netted the winning goal for the Green Dragons with 50 seconds left.
Cardinal Spellman 4, Brockton 1 — Senior Sydney Stengel scored three goals.
Governor's Academy 4, BB&N 1 — Junior forward Kendall Ham netted a hat trick for the 4-0-1 Governors.
Arlington Catholic 1, Medford 0 — Junior Kaila Sullivan scored 20 minutes into the second half while junior Jenny Corse had 15 saves.
Lowell Catholic 3, Matignon 1 — Haley Callahan (two goals) and Taylor Patterson (one goal, two assists) led the Fighting Crusaders.
Danvers 8, Revere 0 — Junior midfielder Kylie Plaza scored a hat trick for the Falcons.
Thayer 2, St. Paul's 0 — Junior Gigi Packard and Senior Jess Kenny scored for the Tigers.
Groton-Dunstable 1, Tyngsborough 0 — Vicky Prescott scored off an assist from Jen Johnson 13 minutes into the game and the host Crusaders (5-7-1) held off the Tigers (4-3-1) in Groton.
East Bridgewater 2, Hanover 1 — Sophomores Sarahkate Norton and Brandi McDonald scored for the Vikings (8-1-1).
Concord-Carlisle 2, Framingham 0 — Emma Brandhorst had two goals for the Patriots.
Portsmouth Abbey 1, Southfield 0 — Sophomore Mary Cate Whelan scored in the first half, and Ravens (5-3) senior captain Ally Tessier made it stand up with several crucial saves.
Groton 5, Rivers 0 — The Zebras (3-2-1) got two goals from junior Melissa Cufanello.
Brooks 1, Middlesex 0 — Senior Jill Doherty scored in overtime and Senior Kate Haslett made eight saves.
Worcester Academy 3, Wilbraham & Monson 0 — Margaret Gardner had 11 kills and 4 blocks, while Alisa White had 6 kills and 2 blocks as the Hilltoppers (7-2) swept Wilbraham & Monson (3-5), 25-17, 25-17 and 25-8.