St. Clement 14, Cathedral 0 Senior Deron Hines (104 rushing yards, 15 tackles) helped the Anchormen (3-1) stop the Panthers (4-1) and end their 13-game winning streak.
St. Peter-Marian 26, Tantasqua 14 Seamus Leary rushed for a pair of 2-yard touchdowns and then found Dan Henrickson (32 yards) and Tyis Boyin (26 yards) as the No. 4 Guardians (5-0) jumped out to a 26-0 lead in the third quarter to dispatch the visiting Warriors (3-2). Tantasqua's Trevor Robert ran in a 9-yard score in the fourth quarter, while Andrew Tichy found Jake Celko for a 47-yard strike for the Warriors.
Poly Prep (N.Y.) 20, Worcester Academy 7 Dalton Jaklitsch caught a 30-yard scoring pass from Mark Kollock with six minutes left for the Hilltoppers (1-3) in a home loss.
Weymouth 17, Newton North 7 The Wildcats (3-2) forced four turnovers, including a Dylan Vaga 30-yard interception return for a touchdown. David Harrison's 39-yard TD run put Weymouth ahead for good.
Xaverian 14, Brockton 0 Hosted Xaverian pitched a shutout and got touchdowns from Jake Farrell and Kenny Kern.
Somerville 41, Durfee 35 Jaren Viera threw for 205 yards and two touchdowns while Michael Correia caught 12 passes for 156 yards as the Highlanders (1-4) defeated host Durfee (0-5).
Waltham 12, Lincoln-Sudbury 0 Randy Alay kicked two field goals and Kens Morantus had a 42-yard fourth quarter touchdown to lead the Hawks (3-1) over No. 17 Lincoln-Sudbury (3-2).
Malden 35, Cambridge 27 After the Falcons (2-4) scored 20 unanswered points to force overtime, Raymond Sainristil (23 carries, 187 yards) scored his third touchdown on a 4-yard rush for the Golden Tornadoes (4-1). Loveng Francois sealed it with an interception on the ensuing possession.
Tewksbury 41, Methuen 14 James Sullivan ran for 113 yards and a touchdown and had three interceptions on defense to lead the No. 14 Redmen (5-0). Quarterback Johnny Aylward ran for two touchdowns and threw for another.
Reading 35, Lexington 27 The Rockets improved to 3-1 thanks to two-touchdown efforts from Liam Kenneally and Drew Belcher.
Arlington 28, Winchester 26 Frank Roche carried the ball 26 times for 123 yards and two scores as the Spy Ponders (5-0) remained undefeated.
Duxbury 35, Whitman-Hanson 14 After falling behind, 6-0, in the first quarter, the Green Dragons (4-1) reeled off 35 straight points led by Devon DeMeritt's two touchdowns.
Hamilton-Wenham 14, Manchester Essex 6 Ian Dickey (145 yards, two touchdowns) and Nate Rawlins (interception and fumble recovery) powered the Generals (2-3).
Lynnfield 40, Georgetown 7 Kyle McGah tallied four touchdowns as the Pioneers (5-0) cruised.
Wakefield 17, Wilmington 3 Mike Miller scored twice for the Warriors (4-1).
Oliver Ames 28, Sharon 0 Nick Cidado threw for more than 200 yards with three touchdown passes for the Tigers.
Haverhill 21, Dracut 6 The Hillies improved to 4-1 as senior Stephane Bristol rushed for 154 yards and a touchdown.
Shawsheen 48, Greater Lawrence 20 Senior tight end Jared Pinette had eight catches for 186 yards and five touchdowns for the Rams (2-3). Senior linebacker Nick Hoar added 11 tackles and an interception return for a touchdown.
Northeast 42, Greater Lowell 35 The Golden Knights (5-0) were led by Kevin Rosado who scored 22 points with two touchdowns, and rushed for 150 yards.
Minuteman 46, Lynn Tech 12 Zahir Ramsey and Braeden Kerins ran for two touchdowns apiece.
East Bridgewater 32, Mashpee 6 The visting Vikings ran for five scores.
Rockland 56, Randolph 26 Justin Nguyen's 53-yard touchdown run was the longest score of the day for the Bulldogs, who also got two touchdown runs from Andy Reardon.
St. Josephs Prep 28, Cape Cod Tech 22 Marc Kenoi caught, threw, and rushed for a touchdown and also snagged an interception in the win. Kenoi's touchdown toss in the fourth quarter came one play after his interception and sealed the win.
Blue Hills 36, Tri-County 12 Dimitri Revolus ran for 212 yards on 26 carries and scored five touchdowns and two 2-point conversions for the Warriors (4-1).
South Shore Voc-Tech 42, Old Colony 6 Michael Reale ran for one touchdown and passed for another.
Nantucket 35, Holbrook 6 Andrew Ray threw for two touchdowns and rushed for a third as the Whalers (2-3) cruised.
West Bridgewater 22, Upper Cape 18 Quarterback Jonathan Gentile's 12-yard touchdown run with 27 seconds left gave the host Wildcats (3-2) the win over the Rams (2-3). Gentile carried 16 times for 86 yards.
Milton Academy 33, Roxbury Latin 14 The Mustangs (4-0) stayed perfect as four different players found the end zone.
Nobles 28, Thayer 14 Quarterback Ryan Vultaggio threw for two touchdowns and rushed for two more to lead the Bulldogs (4-0).
Governors Academy 32, St. Pauls 13 The Governors (4-0) reeled off 20 points in the final nine minutes, keyed by a 66-yard punt return for a TD by Jesse Gwozdz.
Belmont Hill 9, St. Sebastians 7 Evan Chaletzky's three field goals were just enough for the Hillies (3-1) to defeat the longtime ISL rival Arrows (1-3). A key fumble late in the fourth quarter was recovered by Nolan Brennan to secure the victory.
BB&N 14, Lawrence Academy 13 Matt Bonazolli racked up 188 yards and two touchdowns on the ground, including the go-ahead score in the fourth quarter, as the Knights (4-0) stayed unbeaten.
Rivers 31, Brooks 26 After Brooks scored 20 unanswered points, the Red Wings got the win with Tim Dick's 45-yard touchdown catch with four seconds left in the game.
St. Marks 30, St. Georges 28 Quarterback Logan Lee connected for four touchdowns for the Lions, with three going to Daryl Scales.
Dexter 38, Hyde (Maine) 28 Luke Cuneo threw for 274 yards and three touchdowns.
Pingree 58, Kents Hill 0 The Highlanders (4-0) cleared 50 points for the third straight week, led by John Spears and Sal Fazio with two touchdowns each.
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