Bridgewater-Raynham 32, New Bedford 0 — The Trojans (3-1) were led by junior Brandon Gallagher with 20 carries, 232 yards and three touchdowns.
Everett 35, St. John’s Prep 14 — The No. 5 Crimson used two fourth-quarter touchdowns to pull away from the third-ranked Eagles.
Methuen 35, Dracut 20 — Willy Weinhold ran for 174 yards and three touchdowns.
Duxbury 29, Silver Lake 0 — Bobby Maimaron tossed two touchdown passes as the 12th-ranked Dragons improved to 2-1.
Lynnfield 41, Amesbury 7 — Senior Kyle McGah led the Pioneers (3-0) to victory with three touchdowns, two in the second quarter.
Pentucket 19, Triton 13 — Quarterback Ryan Kuchar passed for two touchdowns, while running back Jeff Porter notched 79 rushing yards in the first half.
Marblehead 35, Swampscott 7 — Quarterback Matt Millett threw for three touchdowns totaling 59 yards to lead the Magicians.
Sharon 32, Canton 12 — Bryce Smith scored two touchdowns to lead host Sharon.
Oliver Ames 37, Foxborough 6 — Nick Cidado threw two touchdown passes and ran for another for the Tigers.
Scituate 21, Pembroke 7 — Quarterback Christian Brady led the Sailors (3-1) with 73 rushing yards, a rushing touchdown and one touchdown pass.
Austin Prep 22, St. Mary’s 14 — Trailing 22-14 with 1:44 to go in the fourth, St. Mary's recovered an onside kick and marched to the AP 10-yard-line with 44 seconds left. But Austin Prep's Christos Kourkolos intercepted a pass to help the Cougars escape.
Shawsheen 32, Greater Lowell 8 — Junior running back Chris Arkalis (15 carries, 263 yards) accounted for all five scores as the Rams scored 25 points in the second quarter to cruise past the Gryphons.
Whittier 43, Greater Lawrence 20 — Jesus Sanchez had 17 carries for 143 yards and four touchdowns for the visiting Wildcats (3-1).
Abington 27, Randolph 0 — Shawn Donovan had 112 yards rushing and 65 receiving, along with three touchdowns.
Brighton 54, Charlestown 6 — Senior quarterback Jalen Apperwhite threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns.
Cathedral 26, Pope John Paul II 22 — Jermal Brevard-Jackson powered the Panthers (4-0) with two touchdowns (one rushing, one passing) and 143 yards on 25 carries. Ryan Barabe threw three TDs, including a 50-yard bomb in the losing effort for the Lions (3-1).
Matignon 32, St. Joseph’s Prep 28 — The Warriors (1-2) roared back from a 20-point deficit in the second quarter to defeat the Phoenix(0-3) for their first win of the season. Akeem Anderson scored the winning touchdown on a 3-yard run with 20 seconds to go in the fourth quarter.
Minuteman 24, Mystic Valley 0 — Senior captain Zahir Ramsey ran for two touchdowns and added nine solo defensive tackles to lead the Mustangs (3-0).
Blue Hills 36, Bishop Connolly 22 — Dimitri Revolus had 150 yards and three rushing touchdowns as the Warriors remained unbeaten.
Southeastern 28, Tri-County 6 — Senior Kenny Bernadin had 112 rushing yards on eight carries for the victors.
Upper Cape 34, Nantucket 28 — Senior Jon Dumont ran for four touchdowns, including the game winner in overtime. Dumont finished with 216 rushing yards.
South Shore Voc-Tech 34, Holbrook 6 — Junior Hunter Burt scored two touchdowns for the winning Vikings (1-2).
Lowell Catholic 38, Marian 12 — Senior running back Chris Tamukedde rushed for 235 yards and three TDs on 14 carries for the Crusaders (2-1). Senior Connor Sullivan added two receiving touchdowns and one rushing.
Milton Academy 43, St. George’s 8 — Freshman Mike Silva and junior Luke Macdonald combined to rush for 157 yards and a pair of touchdowns, while senior quarterback Drew Jacobs threw for 156 yards and ran for a pair of scores.
BB&N 35, Thayer 6 — Senior tailback Matt Bonazolli rushed for 103 yards on 11 carries and led the Knights (2-0) with two touchdowns.
Nobles 32, Brooks 14 — Ryan Vultaggio threw for two touchdowns and ran for two others.
Governor’s Academy 31, Rivers 0 — The Governors (2-0) earned their second shutout, getting two rushing touchdowns from Brandon Lopez.
St. Sebastian’s 37, Roxbury Latin 7 — Connor Strachan (eight carries, 53 yards) had three scores for the Arrows (1-1).
Lawrence Academy 49, St. Mark’s 6 — Freshman A.J. Dillon rushed for 190 yards and three touchdowns.
Belmont Hill 38, Groton 11 — Harry Kraft (17 for 27, 250 yards) threw for four touchdowns and ran for another and Evan Chaletzki kicked a 30-yard field goal in the victory.
Dexter 36, Kents Hill 14 — Luke Cuneo ran for two touchdowns and threw for another to CJ Okafor to power the victors.
Pingree 52, Tilton 14 — John Spears finished with four touchdowns -- a 66-yard punt return, a 62-yard catch, a 45-yard run, and a 25-yard catch -- in the big win.
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