The Red Raiders rallied to take a 15-14 lead with 13 seconds left when Manny Payton hauled in a 16-yard touchdown pass from Darius Flowers and Julio Gonzalez rushed in for the conversion, but Michael McGillicuddy returned a squib kick 65 yards for the game-winning touchdown to lift the Pioneers. McGuillicuddy also caught a 24-yard touchdown pass from Drew Smiley to open the scoring for St. John's, while T.J. Kelly caught a 39-yard touchdown pass. Darius Flowers rushed for a 1-yard score for Fitchburg.
St. John’s (Shrewsbury) 20, Fitchburg 15
Saturday, Sep. 28, 2013, at Shrewsbury
|St. John’s (Shrewsbury)||7||0||7||6||20|
|St. John’s (Shrewsbury)||TD||Michael McGillicuddy 24-yard pass from Drew Smiley (Jack Coveney kick)|
|Fitchburg||TD||Darius Flowers 1-yard run (Gaston Pastorino kick)|
|St. John’s (Shrewsbury)||TD||T.J. Kelly 39-yard pass from Drew Smiley (Jack Coveney kick)|
|Fitchburg||TD||Manny Payton 16-yard pass from Darius Flowers (Julio Gonzalez run)|
|St. John’s (Shrewsbury)||TD||Michael McGillicuddy 65-yard kickoff return ( )|
Updated: Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, 7:08 p.m.