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Patient Everett rewarded with victory over St. John’s Prep

Everett quarterback Raheem Wingard throws downfield against St. John's Prep during their football game in Danvers, Mass. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)
Everett quarterback Raheem Wingard throws downfield against St. John's Prep during their football game in Danvers, Mass. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. (Winslow Townson / For The Boston Globe)

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DANVERS — Before every game, Everett senior quarterback Raheem Wingard tells himself to be poised and patient, and that’s exactly what he displayed in the fourth quarter Saturday.

St. John’s Prep had scored a touchdown to pull within one score of the Crimson Tide, but Wingard ensured it didn’t stay close for long.

He connected with Lukas Denis for a 38-yard pass, and then ran 25 yards for a touchdown to put his team ahead by 14 as fifth-ranked Everett marched to a 35-14 victory against No. 3 St. John’s Prep at Cronin Stadium.

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