Senior running backs Dan Bothwell and Dan Mendes combined for 261 rushing yards on 21 carries to power the No. 7 Hawks (2-0) over the host Crusaders (1-1) in the Mid-Wach B opener for both teams. Bothwell amassed a game-high 146 yards on 14 carries with a pair of scores, a 14-yard burst in the opening quarter and a 34-yard TD run in the third quarter. Mendes finished with 115 yards on just seven carries,including a 48-yard TD to open the scoring in the first quarter. Mendes also threw a 52-yard TD pass to Bobby Brisbois in the second quarter and was 5 of 6 on extra points. Mendes completed 3 of 6 passes for 87 yards. Hudson's leading tackler was junior defensive end Andrew Nugent. Jesse Nemerowicz had a 3-yard TD run.
Hudson 41, Groton-Dunstable 7
Friday, Sep. 20, 2013, at Groton
|Hudson||TD||Dan Mendes 48-yard run (kick failed)|
|Hudson||TD||Dan Bothwell 14-yard run (Dan Mendes kick)|
|Hudson||TD||Jesse Nemerowicz 3-yard run (Dan Mendes kick)|
|Hudson||TD||Bobby Brisbois 52-yard pass from Dan Mendes (Dan Mendes kick)|
|Groton-Dunstable||TD||Drew Moore 22-yard pass from Corey Romich (Drew Moore kick)|
|Hudson||TD||Benjamin King 0-yard fumble return (Dan Mendes kick)|
|Hudson||TD||Dan Bothwell 34-yard run (Dan Mendes kick)|
Updated: Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, 7:08 p.m.