Junior Jared Stewart (8 carries, 58 yards) scored on a screen pass from 12 yards in the third quarter to lift the visiting Spartans past the Panthers. Sophomore quarterback Jake Taparausky scored on a 5-yard keeper to give Uxbridge a 6-0 lead in the first quarter. Senior running back Joe Fitzgerald carried 13 times for 93 yards and had an interception, while classmate Brad Couture carried 17 times for 72 yards for the Spartans. After Leon Wilson broke off a 94-yard carry, Zak Walker scored on a 1-yard plunge in the second quarter for Ayer. Ryan Richard caught a 2-point conversion pass to give the Panthers an 8-6 lead at halftime.
Uxbridge 14, Ayer Shirley 8
Friday, Sep. 7, 2012, at Ayer
|Uxbridge||TD||Jake Taparausky 5-yard run (kick failed)|
|Ayer Shirley||TD||Zak Walker 1-yard run (Ryan Richard pass from Zak Walker)|
|Uxbridge||TD||Jared Stewart 12-yard pass from Jake Taparausky (Joe Fitzgerald run)|
Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 6:28 p.m.