ATTLEBORO — Third-ranked Mansfield survived a shootout with No. 20 Attleboro on Friday night, escaping Tozier-Cassidy Field with a 49-42 win.
Hornets senior quarterback Kyle Wisnieski finished 19 of 28 for 304 yards, three touchdowns and an interception, while also adding a rushing TD.
Mansfield (4-0) led by 21 with 10:40 to go, but the Blue Bombardiers (3-1) reeled off 14 straight points.
Attleboro drove into Mansfield’s territory and had a shot to tie the game, but the Hornets‘defense forced Blue Bombardiers quarterback Tim Walsh into three straight incompletions to secure the victory.
“Our defense finally came up with a big stop when we needed it, and an just unbelievable high school football game,” Mansfield coach Mike Redding said. “It doesn’t get much better than this.” Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.