Here are 10 games to watch as we enter Week 3 of the high school football season.
Latin Academy at Dorchester, 6 p.m. – Dorchester plays its first home game in school history on the newly-built Roberts Field.
No. 2 Reading at Dracut, 7 p.m. – Reading takes the field for its first regular season game of the season, doing so amidst a continued shuffling atop the Globe’s rankings.
No. 4 St. John’s Prep at No. 9 Central Catholic, 7 p.m. – A clash between Top 10 teams. The Prep is coming off its 36-22 win over Brockton to get back to 1-1, while Central Catholic comes in at 2-0.
Acton-Boxborough at No. 3 Natick, 7 p.m. – Troy Flutie and Co. get back to work as the Redhawks (1-0) welcome Acton-Boxborough (1-0).
No. 20 Weymouth at No. 11 Brockton, 7 p.m. – Both teams look to bounce back from season-opening losses to ranked opponents.
Barnstable at No. 18 BC High, 7 p.m. – The Eagles got back on track last week with a with a win over Andover and crept back into the Top 20.
Bishop Feehan at No. 17 North Attleborough, 7 p.m. – The Rocketeers (1-0), coming off a bye week, host rival Bishop Feehan (0-1) after its dismantling at the hands of Attleboro a week ago.
No. 1 Bridgewater-Raynham at No. 10 Xaverian, 1 p.m. – This is the marquee matchup of the weekend as the Trojans (2-0) are coming off a pair of signature victories, but Xaverian (1-0) is fresh off its win at Everett.
Lawrence Academy at Governor’s Academy, 1 p.m. – ISL action kicks off this weekend as Lawrence Academy tries to build off its perfect season in 2012.
St. Sebastian’s at Milton Academy, 3 p.m. – Senior linebacker Connor Strachan and the Arrows pay a visit to Milton Academy as St. Sebastian’s looks to keep it rolling after an unblemished 9-0 mark last year.
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- Craig Larson: A native of West Springfield (Leo Durocher anyone? Tim Daggett?) and Curry College graduate (a proud Colonel!), Larson is the sports editor for the Globe's regional sections: South, West and North, as well as a frequent contributor on the college beat. Abington to Xaverian: it all starts with the schools. Have a compelling story idea? Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @GlobeLars.
- Zuri Berry: Berry attended the same high school as sports legends O.J. Simpson and Joe DiMaggio. (Guess which one is his hero.) He's a South Boston resident (formerly of Eastie) and the editor of the High School Sports blog as well as the go-to-guy for everything high school sports on Boston.com. Contact him at email@example.com and follow him on Twitter @GlobeSchools for all of the latest updates.
Then there are our winter correspondents:
- Emily McCarthy | @EmilyMcCahthy | BPS correspondent
- Jake Fischer | @GlobeFischer | Boys basketball
- Michelle Fenelon | @michfenelon | Girls basketball
- Andrew MacDougall | @Andy_MacDougall | Boys hockey
- Liz Torres | @etorres446 | Girls hockey
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