A roundup of high school football results from Friday, Nov. 8.
Greater Lawrence 20, Madison Park 16 Ellicen Pena was 7-for-13 passing for 118 yards and three touchdowns for the Reggies (4-5). Manauris Rosario and Yoel Batista each recovered fumbles for Greater Lawrence.
Mystic Valley 22, South Boston 0 Senior Brian Liang rushed for 164 yards on 18 carries, including touchdown runs of 63, and 72 yards, in the Eagles' shutout of the Knights.
Quincy 20, Braintree 0 James Lam (two TDs) and Jahvae Handsome-Field (one TD) each ran for more than 100 yards for the Presidents (5-4).
Brockton 31, Framingham 13 Jamal Williams started off the game with a 78-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and followed it up with a 79-yard run for another touchdown and the Boxers (5-4) also received scores from Watna Cunha, Jovaughn Gilmer, and Kerry Raymond.
Leominster 36, Shrewsbury 14 Jarell Addo caught a 16- and a 17-yard touchdown pass from Neil O'Connor, while Matt Banchs scored on a pair of 4-yard rushes as Leominster advanced to the Division 2 Central Mass. championship with a win over the visiting Colonials. Leominster will host the winner of Satursday's game between St. John's and Marlboro in the final at 7 p.m. Friday. Emmanuel Jalbert had a 55-yard touchdown for Shrewsbury, while teammate Nick Diliberto added a 5-yard score in the fourth quarter.
Northbridge 28, Leicester 23 Koby Schofer rushed for four touchdowns to help the Rams upend the top-seeded Wolverines in a Division 5 semifinal in Leicester. Northbridge will host Bartlett at 7 p.m. Friday in the Central Mass. championship. Schofer scored on touchdown runs of 1, 2, 79 and 10 yards as the Rams rallied from a 10-7 halftime deficit. Drew Mazzeo rushed for two scores for Leicester, scoring on a 1-yard run and a 2-yard run in the second half, while he also found Ryan McKay for a 45-yard score to open the game.
Doherty 27, Hudson 6 Jahkari Carpenter scored on a 55-yard run and a 4-yard rush to lead the No. 3 Highlanders past the No. 2 Hawks in a Division 4 Central Mass. semifinal. Doherty will face the winner of Friday's game between Shepherd Hill and St. Peter-Marian next week at a time and place to be determined.
Littleton 36, St. Bernards 20 Alex McLaughlin rushed for three touchdowns - scoring on runs of 95, 9 and 17 yards - as the Tigers got past the visiting Bernardians to reach the Division 6 Central Mass. championship. Littleton will host the winner of Saturday's game between Valley Tech and West Botlston at 7 p.m. Friday in the final.
Central Catholic 35, Acton-Boxborough 0 Junior quarterback Mike Milano was 9 of 13 passing for 164 yards and a touchdown and he ran for another score, and senior D'Andre Drummond-Mayrie scored twice on the ground to push the host Raiders (8-1) past the Colonials (7-2). Senior linebacker Nick Boes had two interceptions and junior linebacker Markus Edmunds recorded 13 tackles in the win.
Woburn 17, Concord-Carlisle 14 Nick Dangora's 27-yard FG in the second quarter provided the winning points for the Tanners. Tyler Joseph returned the opening kickoff for a 77-yard touchdown and sealed the win with a second-half interception. Rob Voci added a 40-yard TD run in the second for Woburn. The Patriots scored twice in the second half but couldn't complete the rally.
Melrose 48, Arlington 7 Quarterback Malik Garrett rushed for three TDs and threw for another to lead the Red Raiders. Jack Hickey added two rushing TDs for Melrose.
Plymouth South 21, Dartmouth 7 Senior running back Dylan Oxsen rushed for 227 yards on 27 carries and scored three touchdowns to boost the host Panthers.
Stoughton 33, Hopkinton 6 Lennox Green rushed for more 140 yards rushing and had three touchdowns (two rushing) for the Black Knights (8-1).
Dennis-Yarmouth 35, Apponequet 27 Down 21-8 at halftime, the Dolphins got rushing TDs from Spencer Taylor and Mike Dunn and L.K. Mets returned a fumble 46 yards for a score in the third quarter to rally past the Lakers. Dunn ran for 162 yards and three TDs.
Old Rochester 38, East Bridgewater 20 Richie Phillips ran for 153 yards and two touchdowns and Darien Dumond added a rushing and receiving touchdown for the Bulldogs. On defense, Chris Demers had two interceptions.
Bishop Fenwick 28, Austin Prep 12 Behind 121 yards rushing and two touchdowns from Nick Bona, the host Crusaders improved to 9-0 and advanced to the Division 5 North final.
Shepherd Hill 28, St. Peter-Marian 24 Drew Jean-Guillaume had a pair of 1-yard touchdown runs, while Brady Ravenelle had a 41-yard touchdown and added two conversion rushes as the Rams held off the visiting Guardians to advance to the Division 4 Central Mass. final. Shepherd Hill will host Northbridge in the final at 7 p.m. Friday. Tyis Boykin had two touchdown as St. Peter-Marian rallied from a 20-0 deficit in the first half. The Guardians cut the lead to four when Dan Henrickson caught a 59-yard touchdown pass from Seamus Leary in the fourth quarter, but the Shepherd Hill defense held.
Bartlett 35, Southbridge 14 Alexander Givins-Perry scored on touchdown rushes of 41 and 3 yards, while James Patterson scored on an 82-yard run and a 10-yard run as the host Indians got past the Pioneers in a Division 5 Central Mass. semifinal. Bartlett will travel to face Northbridge at 7 p.m. Friday in the championship. Emilio Torres had a 14-yard touchdown run for Southbridge, while Lucas Cancel caught a 39-yard touchdown pass from Anthony Santos for Southbridge.
Westfield 49, East Longmeadow 26 Rashaun Rivers ran for five touchdowns and Ben Geschwind added two in the rout.
Fitchburg 29, North Middlesex 14 Julio Gonzalez scored on rushes of 7 and 5 yards, while Travis Storm added a 38-yard rushing score and Marcos Diaz chipped in an 11-yard touchdown as the visiting Red Raiders (3-6) topped the Patriots (2-7). John Boutwell rushed for a 54-yard score for North Middlesex and also returned a fumble 20 yards for another touchdown.
David Prouty 41, Gardner 35 Stephen Beahn caught two touchdowns and his 6-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter helped the host Panthers (5-4) get past the Wildcats (4-5). Darell Beer (13 carries, 109 yards) rushed for two scores as David Prouty saw a 35-14 halftime lead disappear in the third quarter. Beer scored on rushes of 4 and 40 yards, while Tristan Day added a 20-yard touchdown pass from Tyler Golden as David Prouty opened up a 20-0 lead in the first quarter. Beahn caught a 6-yard and a 38-yard touchdown pass from Golden to make it 35-14 at halftime, but Gardner fought back with three straight scores - from Matt Seward, Peter Gallant and Devin Williams - to tie the game, 35-35. Beahn gained 48 yards on the ground and caught five passes for 87 yards, while Golden completed 7 of 8 passes for 122 yards. Williams and Gallant each scored twice for Gardner.
Auburn 41, Uxbridge 14 Mark Wright rushed for four touchdowns (20, 26, 37 and 49 yards) as the Rockets (6-3) rolled past the Spartans (6-3) in Auburn. Cam Steward scored twice for Uxbridge.
Maynard 35, Assabet 20 Sophomore Stephen Peterson led the Tigers (6-3) with 185 yards on 17 carries and three touchdowns while Zach Uglevich tallied 43 yards on 10 carries with a five-yard touchdown run and had three receptions for 136 yards including a 55-yard touchdown catch. Maynard's defense forced turnovers on downs five times. Preston Wilkey had 11 tackles for Maynard. Santo Frescola had 21 carries for 181 yards for the Aztecs (5-4) while teammate Derek Yanchewski had 105 yards on 14 carries with a pair of touchdowns.
Wachusett 42, Burncoat 0 Cam Ruziak and Matt Russell each scored a pair of touchdowns for the Mountaineers (2-7) who blanked the Patriots (3-6) at Foley Stadium. They each scored in the first quarter along with Owen Gibbons to zip to a 21-0 lead. Alex Balcewicz also scored for Wachusett.
Millbury 12, Lunenburg 6 Brian Gasco scored the winning touchdown on a 3-yard run with 37 seconds left to lead the Woolies (5-4) past the Blue Devils (4-5). Ross Sudar opened the scoring with a 44-yard run in the first quarter for Millbury. Jeremy Nash tied it up, 6-6, with a 2-yard scoring run in the fourth for Lunenburg.
Clinton 43, Oxford 16 Sophomore Tom Russell and senior Ben Lazare both rushed for a pair of touchdowns and the host Gaels (1-8) capitalized on four first-half turnovers by the Pirates (1-8) to build a 36-0 lead at intermission on their way to their first win of the season. Russell's 3-yard run and a 2-point conversion pass from Alex Ortiz to Darryl Jent put Clinton ahead, 8-0. The TD was set up by a 55-yard pass from quarterback Andrew Grady to Jake Hatch, who also teamed up later on a 2-point converson. Lazare ran 7 and 11 yards for his scores. The Gaels recovered two fumbles, while Jent and senior cornerback Luke Elworthy had interceptions. Oxford quarterback Tyler Tremblay passed 24 yards to Liam Pickett for one TD and ran 5 yards for another. Tremblay also hit Kyle Racine for a pair of 2-point conversions.
Narragansett 34, Nashoba Valley Tech 16 Josh Eaton scored two rushing touchdowns in the fourth quarter (16, 21 yards) and Cam Savoy scored three touchdowns (1, 22 and 1 yards) and tallied 34 yards on eight carries to help the Warriors (4-5) top the Vikings (3-7). Ben Hoenshell had 64 yards on 12 caries and two touchdowns and completed 3 of 9 passes for 48 yards for Nashoba Tech.
Ayer Shirley 22, Sutton 20 Zak Walker completed 13 of 20 passes for 238 yards and three touchdowns as the host Panthers (3-6) held off the Generals (3-5). Walker hit his brother, Alex, for a 15-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter and added a 31-yard strike in the third quarter. Alex Walker caught five passes for 110 yards. Dre Carmona caught a 52-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter for the Panthers.
St. Johns Prep 25, Malden 12 Michael Geaslen threw four TD passes, two to Owen Rockett, to lead the Eagles.
Winthrop 29, Weston 26 Senior running back Jordan Corbett-Frank tallied 165 rushing yards and two touchdowns and the host Vikings held off the Wildcats. Sophomore running back Reise Turansky also had two rushing touchdowns in the win.
St. Marys 28, Whittier 14 Connor Sakowich rushed for two scores and caught two TD passes from Antonio Felix to power the Spartans (5-4). Jaylin Deveau scored both TDs for the Wildcats.
Lowell Catholic 35, Brighton 24 Chris Tamukedde ran for 243 yards on 17 carries and scored three touchdowns for the Fighting Crusaders.
Beverly 41, Somerville 8 Isaiah White rushed for 250 yards and four scores and added an 85-yard kickoff return TD for the Panthers (5-4).
Catholic Memorial 34, Weymouth 20 Kevin Claflin ran for two TDs for the host Knights. The Wildcats got two TD runs from Matt Long and a scoring catch from David Harrison.
Pembroke 7, Sandwich 3 Senior running back Ryan Sheehan ran for 122 yards on 12 carries -- including a 55-yard run for the winning score -- to lift the visiting Titans (3-5). Senior linebacker Ken Blasser had three sacks in the win.
New Bedford 23, Newton North 21 Junior quarterback Chandler Debrosse found Hunter Fluegel for a 20-yard touchdown in the fourth to lift the Whalers (4-5) to victory. Debrosse finished with three touchdown passes and kicked a 31-yard field goal.
Greater New Bedford 20, Dover-Sherborn 18 Senior running back Domitri Woodbury rushed 17 times for 105 yards and a TD in the Bears' victory.
Walpole 21, Medfield 7 Steve Cuqua ran for a pair of touchdowns for the visiting Rebels (5-4).
Hingham 30, Milton 14 Sam Benger ran for 174 yards and three touchdowns and Caleb Brodie added a 50-yard touchdown run as the host Harbormen defeated the Wildcats.
Tyngsborough 42, Worcester South 18 Dave Bangura had three interceptions and rushed for a touchdown while leading the host Tigers (4-5). Mike Wagner rushed for two TDs and Austin Coene rushed for a conversion and kicked five PATs. Stefan Athas also had an interception for Tyngsboro. Samuel Aido-Mensah, Kwabena Ayim and Nana Onaka-Marfo had TDs for the Colonels (0-9).
Putnam 34, Chicopee Comprehensive 6 Joshua Ortiz was 10-for-13 passing with 117 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Beavers. Jaleel Kyles added 100 yards rushing, 45 receiving, and two TDs.
Hanover 28, Norton 14 Senior running back Matt Hines rushed for 109 yards on eight carries with a 64-yard TD in the loss for the visiting Lancers (6-3). Senior linebacker and tight end Mike Travers led Norton in tackles and had 75 passing yards.
Frontier 48, Dean Tech 6 Matt Ackerman ahd three rushing touchdowns for the Red Hawks, and Tim Hoar added two more rushing touchdowns.
Carver 33, Hull 0 Nathan Shaw collected three interceptions and Chris McGrath scored four touchdowns and had 128 yards rushing for the Crusaders (4-5).
Bishop Connolly 43, Southeastern 22 Brian Quinn rushed for two scores and passed for two more to power the Cougars.
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