Corey Romich had four rushes for 50 yards and a 1-yard touchdown run and completed 5 pf 9 passes for 39 yards and two touchdowns (20, 5 yards) to lead the Crusaders (4-2) past the Red Raiders (2-4). Sophomore linebacker Shane Dawson had 10 tackles, a sack, interception and a fumble recovery on the opening kickoff; the fumble recovery set up Romich's one-yard TD and the interception was inside the 1:00 mark of the first half and led to Joey Stewart's 20-yard touchdown reception to give Groton-Dunstable a 21-6 halftime lead. Joey Orlando had seven tackles including one as time expired when quarterback Darius Flowers was tackled after leading Fitchburg inside the 10-yard line. Demetrice Williams had a 3-yard touchdown rush for Fitchburg, while Flowers also had a 3-yard score and Steve Bartolomeo scored on a 10-yard rush for the Red Raiders.
Groton-Dunstable 28, Fitchburg 20
Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at Groton
|Groton-Dunstable||TD||Corey Romich 1-yard run (Eric Yanchenko kick)|
|Fitchburg||TD||Demetrice Williams 3-yard run (kick failed)|
|Groton-Dunstable||TD||Tristan Lynch 3-yard run (Eric Yanchenko kick)|
|Groton-Dunstable||TD||Joey Stewart 20-yard pass from Corey Romich (Eric Yanchenko kick)|
|Fitchburg||TD||Darius Flowers 3-yard run (rush failed)|
|Groton-Dunstable||TD||Joey Orlando 5-yard pass from Corey Romich (Eric Yanchenko kick)|
|Fitchburg||TD||Steve Bartolomeo 10-yard run ( pass from )|
Updated: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, 11:23 p.m.