EVERETT — Cody Demers was shaken, a ferocious hit causing him to retreat to the sideline early in the first half.
The Central Catholic wide receiver, leveled returning a kick, was forced to miss a few plays as he gathered himself.
But the senior returned a short time later and made an acrobatic, 24-yard touchdown catch with 2:10 left in the game. The score proved to be the winner as the fourth-ranked Raiders stunned No. 1 Everett, 20-15, Saturday afternoon in the Division 1 North final at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium.
Central Catholic (9-1) advances to play No. 3 Xaverian (9-1) in the Division 1 Super Bowl Dec. 7 at Gillette Stadium. Everett is done for the season, its quest for a fourth straight Super Bowl over. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.