FOOTBALL

Northbridge 44, Nipmuc 6

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Whitinsville

The Rams' Ben O'Donnell helped break it open in second quarter with a 34-yard pass to Matt Phelan on a beautifully executed flea-flicker before hauling down a 45-yard touchdown pass from Phelan on Northbridge's next possession. "Everything is clicking for us," said O'Donnell, who also had a Central Mass. leading five interceptions going into this weekend. "Everything seemed to go our way today. We have all these guys playing both ways. The offensive line has really stepped up. Defensively, (linebacker) Jason Hanna is all over the place. Our secondary was doing a good job today, getting three interceptions." The fifth-ranked Rams improved to 6-0 overall while Nipmuc, which saw its three game winning streak snapped, fell to 3-3. Phelan threw for 189 yards and two touchdowns on 13 of 16 passing and rushed for two more touchdowns while senior Dan Clasby added a 34-yard touchdown run with 8:36 to go in the early in the third quarter.

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Northbridge14237044
First quarter
NorthbridgeTDDaiton LaChapelle 11-yard pass from Matt Phelan (Jake Ryan kick)
NorthbridgeTDMatt Phelan 1-yard run (Jake Ryan kick)
NipmucTDZach Girardini 17-yard pass from John Jango (kick failed)
Second quarter
NorthbridgeTDMatt Phelan 4-yard run (Jake Ryan kick)
NorthbridgeTDMatt Phelan 34-yard pass from Ben O'Donnell (Jake Ryan kick)
NorthbridgeSafetySafety
NorthbridgeTDBen O'Donnell 45-yard pass from Matt Phelan (Jake Ryan kick)
Third quarter
NorthbridgeTDDanny Clasby 34-yard run (Alex Smith kick)

 

Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, 6:30 p.m.

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