Reading vs. Tewksbury
at Reading Memorial High School, 7:45 p.m.
As one of the venerable schools left on the undefeated bus, Reading (11-0) is favored not only because of its record, but because of its vaunted defense. The Rockets are allowing 4.7 points per game, the best in Eastern and Central Massachusetts. Drew Belcher, a two-year starter, quarterbacks Reading. He's tossed 19 touchdowns and run for another eight. Tewksbury (7-4) is on a five-game winning streak and features an array of running backs, including Ed Matovu (10 touchdowns) and James Sullivan (6 touchdowns).