Xaverian 20, Everett 8 Jake Farrell ran 25 yards for a score and passed 23 yards to DJ Sperzel as the 12th-ranked Hawks rallied for two fourth-quarter TDs to stun the top-ranked Crimson Tide.
Taunton 37, New Bedford 20 Steve Harrison and Domingo Jenkins each scored two touchdowns for the Tigers.
Bishop Connolly 28, Durfee 19 The Cougars scored 21 third-quarter points on touchdowns from Mike Sullivan, Drew Keyes, and Alex Medeiros.
Catholic Memorial 28, Hartford (Vt.) 12 Kevin Claflin threw a touchdown pass and rushed for another in the second half as the Knights pulled away from Hartford (Vt.).
Silver Lake 31, Malden Catholic 0 Shayne Rix blocked a punt by the Lancers at the 12-yard line, setting up Jeff Reynolds's first-quarter TD run as the Lakers rolled to the road win.
Lowell 35, Dracut 12 Brian Dolan (5 TD passes) and Jack Galvin hooked up for three touchdowns, including a 45-yarder in the third quarter, to power Red Raiders' win. Alex Quintero led the way defensively with 10 tackles.
Medford 35, Revere 22 Senior quarterback Reggie Thelemaque rushed for three touchdowns in the victory.
Chelmsford 29, Westford 22 Senior quarterback Jack Campsmith complemented his 106 yards and a touchdown through the air with a pair of rushing touchdowns. Kicker Charlie Calenda successfully converted his 103d career point-after attempt.
Arlington 28, Somerville 7 Seth Colley ran for two scores for the Spy Ponders, while Zach Thomas registered three sacks and an interception.
Dartmouth 48, Bishop Stang 0 Sophomore running back Chris Martin rushed for 143 yards and three touchdowns in the Indians' rout. Junior quarterback Matt Beautarland added 111 yards on 10 carries and threw for one touchdown.
Attleboro 35, Bishop Feehan 3 Tim Walsh threw four touchdowns passes -- three to Brenden Massey -- and ran for another as the Bombardiers defeated in-town rival Bishop Feehan.
Tewksbury 27, Lincoln-Sudbury 21 Redmen senior quarterback Johnny Aylward found Kevin Dick for two scores, including a 48-yard bomb with 1:28 left in the fourth quarter. Troy Carey then returned a fumble for a touchdown on the ensuing kickoff to lead the No. 19 Redmen over the 20th-ranked Warriors.
Methuen 10, Lawrence 7 Austin George-Williams's 22-yard field goal in the second quarter was the difference for the Rangers.
Plymouth South 40, Marshfield 14 Dylan Oxsen ran for four touchdowns and passed for another.
Triton 40, Amesbury 7 Justin Spillane ran for 123 yards on 18 carries and three scores for the Vikings.
North Reading 33, Ipswich 7 CJ McCarthy rushed for 208 yards and three touchdowns and also passed for a TD as the Hornets cruised past the Tigers.
Falmouth 13, Mashpee 8 Jack O'Rourke threw two touchdown passes to Thomas Tobey and the Clippers held off a late comeback by the Falcons.
Boston Latin 44, North Quincy 30 Senior quarterback Roy Bahnam tossed four TD pass3es - two each to Danny Bohan and Peter Honzik - and ran for another score to power the Wolfpack (2-0). Bahnam finished 13 for 18 for 180 yards.
Archbishop Williams 36, Somerset Berkley 28 Quarterback Anthony Rioles threw for 158 yards and three touchdowns as the Bishops improved to 2-0.
Cardinal Spellman 50, Bourne 0 Matt Anastasi (10 carries, 128 yards, 2 TDs) and Chris Toomey (8 carries, 148 yards, TD) combined for 276 yards on the ground as the Cardinals blasted the Canalmen.
Greater New Bedford 27, Seekonk 8 Senior running back Sean Aldrich rushed for 157 yards and three scores as the Bears rolled past the Warriors.
Ashland 45, Tri-County 0 Running back Paul Ferrier led the Clockers rushing attack with 112 yards and a touchdown on nine carries. Quarterback David Morrison added two touchdown passes and a TD run.
Whittier 38, Bellingham 12 Jesus Sanchez rushed 11 times for 112 yards and a score in the Wildcats' win. Scott Bonneau caught a touchdown pass, ran for a score, and returned a kickoff to paydirt for Whittier.
Latin Academy 47, West Roxbury 0 Quarterback Kyle Dance threw for five touchdowns and an interception as the Dragons moved to 2-0. DeVaughn Riley and Chenedu Ighokue each tallied a pair of touchdowns.
East Boston 18, Boston English 8 Jets quarterback Vincent Lepore passed for 103 yards and a touchdown and ran for another.
Dorchester 22, Madison Park 0 In a match up of Super Bowl teams, the visiting Bears got rushing touchdowns from Demetrius Leary, TreVaughn McCoy, and Johnny Mims.
New Mission 54, South Boston 0 The visiting Titans picked up their first varsity victory in the program's two-year history. Steven Thomas rushed for four touchdowns and Chika Nzerem threw two touchdown passes - both to Damon Jean. New Mission forced two fumbles, one of which was recovered by Jean in the end zone for a touchdown.
Pope John Paul II 45, Matignon 32 Sean Reardon ran 7 yards for a TD and returned a fumble 32 yards for another score as the Tigers built a 39-0 halftime lead en route to win over the Warriors.
Chelsea 40, St. Josephs Prep 8 Yvad Rosado ran for two touchdowns in the Red Devils' win.
Plymouth North 24, Dennis-Yarmouth 7 Trevor Devlin returned an interception for a score and Colby Randell returned an onside kick for a touchdown to help the Eagles edge the Dolphins.
Winthrop 20, Saugus 6 Quarterback Dylan Driscoll powered the Vikings (1-1) on offense with 75 yards rushing and two touchdowns and on defense with seven tackles and an interception.
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