The Eastern Massachusetts high school football season is over, and Everett, BC High, Mashpee, Duxbury, Dennis-Yarmouth, Concord-Carlisle, Blue Hills, Bourne and Nantucket are the champs of the nine divisions.
Four of the EMass games were played at Gillette Stadium. Details of each EMass game are below, plus the Central and Western Mass. games played at Gillette.
BC High 21, Needham 7
Deontae Ramey-Doe scored three touchdowns as BC High claimed the Division 1 Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium. Ramey-Doe (24 carries, 200 yards) plunged 2 yards for his third touchdown to increase BC High's lead in the third quarter. He also had a 91-yard touchdown run in the second quarter and a 5-yard TD run in the first. A 5-yard TD pass to Mike Vespa put Needham on the board first.
Everett 36, Lincoln-Sudbury 13
Jonathan DiBiaso scored on touchdown runs of five and one yard to lead Everett as it capped a perfect season at 13-0. Jakarrie Washington, Vondell Langston and Jalen Felix also had TD runs for Everett. Lincoln-Sudbury scored on a 14-yard TD pass from Matt Cahill to Will Twyman as time expired in the third quarter, and on Connor Young's 61-yard interception return following a deflected pass.
Duxbury 35, Tewksbury 0
Matt O'Keefe threw three touchdown passes and Jon Hurvitz ran for two scores as Duxbury won its second straight Super Bowl. James Burke (27 yards), Don Webber (8) Reilly Naton (36) caught touchdown passes. Duxbury ended its season 13-0.
Dennis-Yarmouth 35, Wakefield 0
Matt Montalto scored on a 3-yard run and a 1-yard run and threw touchdown passes to Damion Johnson (19 yards) and Dylan Hodsdon (8 and 20 yards) to win the Division 2A Super Bowl at Manning Field in Lynn. Johnson had five catches 109 yards.
"My dream was to win the game, but it was great to put up a performance like that," Montalto said. "Dreams come true I guess."
Concord-Carlisle 42, Oliver Ames 9
George Craan had 18 carries for 122 yards and three touchdowns, and Henry Bumpus caught a pair of touchdown passes to lift Concord-Carlise to the Division 3 title at Gillette Stadium. Tyquan Culbreath added a 35-yard touchdown run for C-C. Sam Langston scored on a 3-yard TD run for Oliver Ames, and Ryan McGrath kicked a 26-yard field. Full game story
Bourne 16, Hamilton-Wenham 14:
Jason Moriarty's 10-yard touchdown pass to Nick Pereira in the third quarter gave Bourne a victory in the Division 3A Super Bowl at Manning Field in Lynn. Joe Epps scored on a sweep right to put Bourne on the board in the first quarter. Elliott Burr scored for H-W on a 1-yard run in the second quarter, and then, after H-W recovered a fumble, Trevor Lyons threw a 44-yard touchdown pass to Matt Putur to put H-W on top at the time.
Mashpee 34, Cardinal Spellman 8
Jared Taylor ran for 306 yards and three touchdowns as Mashpee turned a close first-half defensive battle into a blowout in the Division 4 Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium. Taylor had TD runs of 10, 54 and 58 yards. Zak Orcutt hit Kyle Murray on a 14-yard touchdown pass, and Orcutt caught a TD pass from Cody Bingham-Hendricks on the final play of the first half to put Mashpee on the board first. Both teams entered the game unbeaten. Mashpee finished 13-0, Spellman 12-1. Pat Hinkley scored Spellman's touchdown on an 18-yard run with 38 seconds left.
Blue Hills 16, Cathedral 14
John Curran threw a 45-yard TD pass to Isaiah Teixera and Vincent Burton ran for a 1-yard TD to lead Blue Hills at Bentley University. Matt Owens threw a 44-yard TD pass to Carlos Bermudez, and Owens added a 4-yard TD rush with 22 seconds left before halftime for Cathedral. Full game story
Nantucket 35, Latin Academy 7
Taylor Hughes rushed for two touchdowns, and Codie Perry, Zachary Moran and Andrew Benson added touchdowns as Nantucket won the Division 5 Super Bowl at Taunton High. Ernest Kellough provided Latin Academy's only points on a two-yard run. It was Nantucket's first Super Bowl title since 1998.
Central Mass. Division 1
Leominster 21, St. John's 6:
Garrett DelleChiaie hit 11 of 16 pass attempts for 156 yards and a touchdown as Leominster won the Central Mass. D1 title at Gillette Stadium. Geraldo Rivera ran 14 yards for a touchdown, Daniel Curley caught a 4-yard TD pass from DelleChiaie on 4th-and-goal with 6 seconds before halftime, and Neil O'Connor caught a 44-yard touchdown pass from his brother, Kevin for Leominster. Efrain Montalvo caught a 17-yard TD pass to put St. John's on the board.
Western Mass. Division 1
Longmeadow 35, Springfield Central 7
Frankie Elder and Terry Norris scored two touchdowns each to give Longmeadow the Western Mass. Division 1 title at Gillette Stadium. Dylan Kelleher scored on a 40-yard pass play early in the second half for Longmeadow. Sacoy Malone's 24-yard TD reception put SC on the board just before halftime.
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