A roundup of games reported to the Globe Friday night:
BC High 6, Brockton 0 — Set up by a defensive pass interference penalty on the goal line, Steve Dicienzo's TD run was the difference as the host Eagles (2-2) defeated the Boxers (2-2). Brockton was limited to just 96 yards rushing on 27 carries.
Tewksbury 49, Lawrence 14 — Quarterback Johnny Aylward passed for three scores and rushed for another to lead the 15th-ranked Redmen. Kevin Dick was on the receiving end of two of Aylward's TDs.
Arlington 42, Belmont 6 — Junior Frank Roche had 127 total yards and scored two touchdowns for the host Spy Ponders (4-0). Senior Seth Coiley added two touchdown passes, both to Zach Thomas.
Amesbury 20, Hamilton-Wenham 13 — With four minutes remaining, Ben Cullen intercepted a pass and took it 65 yards for the winning touchdown. Cullen also had two TD receptions and rushed for 92 yards for the Indians (1-3). Mac Short added three TD passes for the victors.
Bedford 27, Weston 0 — The Buccaneers improved to 3-1 with the help of an outstanding performance by senior running back Olan Abner. Abner scored four touchdowns and carried the ball 36 times for 282 yards against the Wildcats (2-3).
Triton 35, Saugus 6 — Quarterback Bradley Whitman ran for two 1-yard TDs and threw two 40-yard TDS to lead the Vikings (3-1).
Oliver Ames 35, Stoughton 7 — Senior captain Nick Cidado rushed for a score and threw for another to lead the Tigers (4-0) past the Black Knights. Matthew Berksza added two TD runs in the rout.
Medway 35, Hopkinton 14 — Mustangs senior Anthony Parchesky rushed for 222 yards and four scores. Senior linebacker Eric Steffens added two interceptions.
Martha's Vineyard 8, Bishop Stang 6 — For the second straight week, the Vineyarders played to a scoreless tie in regulation. This time they came out on top, beating host Spartans. Martha's Vineyard (2-3) lost to Bishop Feehan by the same score last week.
Abington 28, Cohasset 12 — Shawn Donovan scored one rushing and one receiving touchdown to lead the Green Wave (3-1). Brian Dwyer threw for two scores to help hand the Skippers (3-1) their first loss.
East Boston 38, Charlestown 16 — Senior running back Connor Henry scored four rushing TDS and finished with 117 yards for the Jets (2-3). Orlanzino Gray added 161 yards rushing and a touchdown.
Madison Park 30, South Boston 0 — Orian Brown had 12 carries for 120 yards and two touchdowns for the Cardinals (2-2). Paul Ghazali had eight carries for 160 yards and a touchdown.
O'Bryant 14, Boston English 8 — Joseph Farrell's 18-yard touchdown reception from Ajoni Alfred-McFall was the difference for the Tigers (4-0).
Latin Academy 28, New Mission 0 — Kyle Dance had a pair of touchdown passes - both to Chinedu Igbokwe - and one rushing TD to lead the Dragons (5-0).
Dorchester 38, Burke 8 — Junior running back Johnny Mims rushed for 127 yards on 9 carries and scored two touchdowns to lead the Bears (3-1).
Chelsea 12, Minuteman 0 — Sammy Rivera and Yvad Rosado each rushed for scores in the fourth quarter to help the Red Devils (2-2) hand the Mustangs (4-1) their first loss.
Dennis-Yarmouth 31, Plymouth South 12 — With Dylan Oxsen sidelined with an ankle injury, the host Dolphins handed the No. 16 Panthers their first loss of the year. Senior Spencer Tyler led the way for Dennis-Yarmouth, going 10-for-15 with a passing and rushing touchdown. Junior Michael Dunn rushed for 107 yards and a TD and had a kickoff return for a touchdown.
Middleborough 21, Pembroke 7 — Lucas Poteau's fourth quarter fumble return for a TD sealed the victory for the Sachems (2-3). Cody DiBiase added a TD pass and TD rush for Middleborough.
Groton 26, Thayer 24 — John Beatty scored three touchdowns (two rushing, one receiving) to lead the Zebras (2-1). Jack Becker had two TD passes in a losing effort.
Hudson 28, Clinton 8 — Dan Mendes had touchdown rushes of 3, 4 and 29 yards, while Jesse Nemerowicz added a 4-yard touchdown run as the No. 7 Hawks (4-0) topped the Gaels (2-2) at Fuller Field. Jake Hatch reeled in a 76-yard touchdown pass from Brandon Whitney for Clinton.
Shepherd Hill 36, Grafton 22 — Jake Gelb had touchdown rushes of 67 and 44 yards, while Drew Jean-Guillaume added a 20-yard score and Brady Ravenelle added a 3-yard score as the Rams took a 36-8 halftime lead. Nonso Melifonwu had touchdown rushes of 5 and 35 yards for Grafton, while Ifeatu Melifonwu had a 9-yard rushing touchdown for the Indians. Noah Lebel added a 4-yard score in the second quarter for Shepherd Hill.
Northbridge 28, Lunenburg 0 — Quarterback Koby Schofer completed 12 of 19 passes for two touchdowns and ran nine times for 113 yards and a 43-yard TD as the host Rams (2-2) topped the Blue Knights (2-2). Jake Wood ran 6 yards for Northbridge's first touchdown and had two sacks as an outside linebacker. Robie Sabourin (13 yards) and Christian Polymeros (45 yards) had the scoring catches.
Uxbridge 21, David Prouty 13 — Jared Stewart had touchdown rushes of 21 and 2 yards, while Brent Whitlock caught a 12-yard touchdown pass from Jake Taparausky as the visiting Spartans (4-0, 3-0 SWCL C) topped the Panthers (2-2, 1-2). Cody Miner had a 31-yard touchdown run, while Tristan Day added a 2-yard touchdown for David Prouty.
Gardner 14, Tyngsborough 0 — Peter Gallant rushed 18 times for 113 yards, while Devin Williams carried 11 times for 40 yards to lead the host Wildcats (2-2, 2-0 Mid-Wach C) past the Tigers (1-3, 0-2). Matt Seward completed 7 of 9 passes for 55 yards and had a 2-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. Devin Williams added a 1-yard score to ice the game.
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