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Bishop Fenwick shuts out Northbridge, 28-0

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FOXBOROUGH — For as much hype as the Bishop Fenwick offense had received coming into Saturday night’s Division 5 Super Bowl, the Crusader defense had been quietly dominating opponents all season.

Consider it no longer a secret.

Behind a stalwart defensive effort and three touchdowns from Rufus Rushins, Bishop Fenwick shut out Northbridge, 28-0, to win the Division 5 state championship at Gillette Stadium.

“The defense played phenomenal,” said Fenwick coach Dave Woods. “[Northbridge] is a good team, and to shut them out is huge.”

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