Jack Galvin, Lowell: The junior wide receiver reeled in 15 catches for 163 and four touchdowns, leading Lowell (7-2, 2-1 MVC large) to a 42-35 win over Andover (8-1, 1-1) Friday.
David Harrison, Weymouth: Harrison turned in a prolific night on the ground, rushing for 184 yards and three touchdowns to lead Weymouth to a 23-13 win against Brookline Friday.
Cam Latta, Lowell: Galvin had a great game, and someone had to get the ball to him. Latta finished with 179 yards passing, while rushing for another 160 yards on 28 carries.
Brockton defense: The Boxers forced six turnovers Friday, as Brockton powered past Catholic Memorial, 41-6 win. Running back Aaron LeClair scored three times in the win.
Dylan Mann, Masconomet: The senior running back ran for 110 yards and a touchdown in a 39-7 win over Lynn English, caught a touchdown pass, made 9 tackles on defense and intercepted a pass on his own 10-yard line.
David Maaghul, Cambridge: The junior quarterback threw two more touchdowns in a 46-0 win over Medford to set a school record with 27 passing touchdowns on the season.
Christian Flaherty, King Philip: The Warriors running back led them to their seventh win of the season. Flaherty recorded 132 yards and two touchdowns on just five carries. He scored a 63-yarder in the third quarter and then added a 59-yard touchdown run in the fourth.
Alex Valente, Reading: Valente helped the Rockets (9-0) remain undefeated with his 120 rushing yards and three touchdowns.
Nick Oswald, North Andover: In a 56-28 win over Dracut, the senior back became the 10th runner in state history to eclipse 400 yards rushing, gaining 402 on 17 carries with six touchdowns.
Dylan Oxsen, Plymouth South: The Panthers remained undefeated in the Atlantic Coast behind Oxsen's four touchdowns, including a 63-yard run in the second quarter and a 49-yarder in the third.
Chris Sarni, Wellesley: Sarni's six touchdowns led the Raiders to an emotional 40-34 win over rival Natick on Saturday afternoon. He completed 18 passes for 280 yards and threw three touchdowns. Sarni also carried the ball 16 times for 140 yards and three rushing touchdowns.
Marcus O'Diah, Anthony Cruz, Burlington: The dynamic duo led Burlington to a 48-28 playoff-clinching win over Stoneham on Friday. They combined for more than 300 rushing yards and six touchdowns, including a 70-yard sprint by Cruz in the second quarter.
Max Athy, Holliston: Five of Holliston's seven touchdowns on Friday against Medway were scored by Athy, who also rushed for 179 yards in the win.
Cory Brandon, Pembroke: The junior quarterback was 8 for 11 for 209 yards passing, including an impressive 48-yard pass in which Brandon escaped pressure and found Colin Claflin for the score, as Pembroke clinched the Patriot League Fisher Division for the second straight year.
Carl Lipani, North Reading: The senior back was a workhorse for the Hornets, toting the rock 38 times for 247 yards and scoring six touchdowns as host North Reading disposed Hamilton-Wenham 47-27 Friday night.
Matt Talbot, Amesbury: The senior signal caller had a big game through the air and on the ground for the Indians, rushing eight times for 116 yards and two scores, while completing 7 of 13 passes for 104 yards in his team's 29-19 victory over host Saugus Saturday.
Paul DePlacido, Shawsheen: DePlacido helped the Rams (7-1, 3-0) clinch a playoff spot in a 37-12 victory over Whittier after rushing for 313 yards on 28 carries. The senior tail back found the end zone five times and also intercepted a pass on defense.
Fran Hannon, Bishop Fenwick: It was quite the game through the air for Fenwick (6-3, 1-2) quarterback Fran Hannon. Hannon finished 14 for 20, collected 303 passing yards. Hannon also threw for three touchdowns in the 44-28 victory over Cardinal Spelman.
Mashpee and Cohasset offenses: Mashpee (6-3, 5-1) prevailed in a game with Cohasset (4-5, 2-3) that wasn't short of offense, 49-41. The Falcons and Skippers combined for over 700 yards of offense, 13 touchdowns, no turnovers, and each team punted once. Mashpe's Malik Lee, Jared Taylor and John Benard combined for 389 yards on 39 carries and five touchdowns. The Skippers carried a balance attack but went through the air as brother combination of quarterback Chris Haggerty and wide receiver Shane Haggerty connected six times, including a 10 yard touchdown.
Vincent Burton, Blue Hills: Burton's four touchowns this week makes him just the third player in state history to score 600 points.
Kejonte Hickman, Cathedral: He willed the Panthers as they knocked Lowell Catholic off the Bus, rushing for 141 yards and all three of Cathedral's touchdowns.
Ross Murphy, North Shore: Murphy rushed for five touchdowns as the Bulldogs secured their first league title since 2004.
Ben Riordan, Holbrook: He rushed for three touchdowns, including the winner in fourth quarter against Nantucket.
Eli Morrissey, Governor's Academy: In the Gov's seventh win of the year, Morrissey ran for 200 yards and scored five touchdowns.
Nick Antenucci, Pingree: In a 41-20 win over Vermont Academy, Antenucci broke it open with two second-quarter touchdowns, one on a 7-yard pass reception, the second on a 4-yard run.
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