Gloucester’s streak ended
It didn’t take long for the longest win streak in Eastern Mass. to come to an end.
Lynn English - powered by the addition of standout receiver Malcolm Brown-Simpson, formerly of Pope John - lashed out last night, stomping Gloucester, 41-0.
The loss ended the 26-game win streak of the Fishermen, who won the Division 1A Super Bowl last December.
Lynn English’s Jermaine Kelly stole the show at Manning Field.
The quarterback threw for 279 yards and six touchdowns. English opened a 14-0 lead after one quarter and held a 34-0 lead at halftime. After a scoreless third quarter, the Bulldogs closed out the win with a fourth-quarter score.
Brown-Simpson caught two touchdown passes for Lynn English, which plays at Wakefield next week.
Division 1 Bay State League
Weymouth 48, Milton 6 - Cam McLevedge completed 11 for 15 passes for 267 yards and six touchdowns as the defending Bay State Carey champions opened with a convincing road win. Khary Bailey-Smith caught three TD passes and Ozzy Colarusso hauled in two for the No. 12 Wildcats.
Xaverian 14, Malden Catholic 6 - The sixth-ranked Hawks got a 15-yard TD run from Chris Calvanese and edged the Lancers.
Franklin 24, Milford 8 - Nick Canesi and Brett Weaver scored on short runs and the Panthers pulled away.
Lowell 24, Masconomet 21 - R.J. Noel ran for two scores and threw for another to lead the host Red Raiders over the Chieftains.
Marlborough 9, Central Catholic 7 - Senior tailback Austin Garvey rushed 17 times for 79 yards to lift the host Panthers. Junior Paul Goulet scored on a 13-yard touchdown run five minutes into the game, and senior Alex Tello kicked a 33-yard field goal to put the Panthers ahead, 9-0, after the first quarter.
Andover 30, North Andover 20 - Visiting Andover rallied to score 13 fourth-quarter points to beat the Knights. Down, 20-17, C.J. Scarpa hooked up with Cam Farnham on a 54-yard TD pass and with Will Heikkinen on a 10-yarder that sealed it.
Waltham 26, Newton North 20 - After blowing a 19-0 lead in the fourth quarter, the Hawks won it on Kyle Nocera’s 12-yard touchdown pass to Junior Cherry with six seconds remaining. Darius Holloway rushed for 175 yards and three touchdowns for the victors.
Division 1A Nonleague
Haverhill 39, Malden 12 - Tommy Morgan threw for 200 yards and Chance Brady rushed for 199 and three scores to lead the Hillies. Blaine Joia added five receptions for 162 yards and a touchdown.
Revere 21, Medford 0 - Drew Lauria ran for 160 yards on 18 carries and scored all three touchdowns for the visiting Patriots in a clash between former Greater Boston League foes. Rob Sasso recorded 12 tackles and an interception to bolster the shutout.
Peabody 14, Salem 13 - Nick Hill sparked a solid defensive effort by the Tanners, racking up eight tackles and two sacks.
Dennis-Yarmouth 41, Taunton 7 - Senior quarterback Matt Montalto led the way for the 14th-ranked Dolphins, completing 11 of 12 passes for 270 yards and three touchdowns. Montalto also rushed for 35 yards and a touchdown. Senior Damion Johnson pulled in six passes for a career-high 137 yards and a touchdown. Senior nose tackle Tommy Kennedy dominated with nine solo tackles (four for a loss), two sacks, and a forced fumble.
Acton-Boxborough 33, Woburn 8 - Kyle Sweeney powered the Colonials with four rushing touchdowns.
Division 2 Nonleague
Lawrence 32, Reading 13 - Kelvin Severino ran for three touchdowns and caught a pass for another score to lead the host Lancers to the upset of the defending Middlesex League champion Rockets. Severino scored on runs of 57, 11, and 1 yard and finished with 105 yards on the ground. He also caught a 52-yard TD pass from Nate Baez.
Wilmington 28, Arlington 14 - John Parsons ran for 246 yards and three TDs to lift the Wildcats. Tim Woods led the way on defense with two interceptions.
Cardinal Spellman 24, Winchester 0 - Pat Hinkley ran for 89 yards and scored three touchdowns on 22 carries, Scott O’Brien picked off a pair of passes, and the host Cardinals recorded a shutout.
Mansfield 31, Christian Brothers (N.Y.) 26 - Blayne Taylor scored late in the fourth as Mansfield won its opener at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.
King Philip 42, Wayland 7 - Charles Ruffin ran for 124 yards and three touchdowns and Jay Dillon threw for two for the Warriors.
Methuen 27, Plymouth North 13 - Eric Lacroix threw for two scores and ran for two more as the Rangers handled the visiting Blue Eagles.
Boston Latin 7, North Quincy 6 - Jhalen Bien-Aime’s extra point following his touchdown run was the difference in the road win for the Wolfpack.
Division 2A Nonleague Concord-Carlisle 26, Beverly 7 - George Crann and Tim Badgley combined for 280 rushing yards and four touchdowns for the Patriots.
Stoneham 17, Whittier 16 - The Spartans opened the season with their first win since 2008.
Division 3 Nonleague
Westwood 20, Bedford 14 - Alex Berluti led the visiting Wolverines with three touchdowns and 125 yards rushing, including an 82-yarder that won it.
Carver 20, Randolph 7 - Carver spotted Randolph a 7-0 lead, then got touchdowns from Colin Holbrook, Tony Pias, and Ryan Zakrewski.
Hanover 6, Abington 0 - The Indians blocked two punts and Devin O’Neil had two key interceptions to back Ryan Bennett’s 10-yard winning pass to Nick Elicone.
Oliver Ames 18, Medfield 0 - Carlton Williamson ran for two touchdowns and the Tigers pitched a shutout in their opener.
Cohasset 33, Quincy 16 - Kyrel Juandoo intercepted two passes, returning one for a touchdown, to lead the Skippers.
Holliston 28, Stoughton 15 - Max Athy scored two touchdowns and the visiting Panthers held on to beat the Black Knights.
Pembroke 33, Hull 16 - Jon Hooper carried the ball eight times for 150 yards and Dan McCourt led the defense with 10 tackles for the host Titans.
Division 3A Nonleague
North Reading 20, Saugus 0 - The Hornets got three touchdown runs by junior Carl Lipani to knock off the Sachems.
Hamilton-Wenham 6, Triton 0 - Elliot Burr ran for 128 yards and scored the only touchdown to lift the Generals.
Division 4 Nonleague Ashland 46, Marian 8 - Winless last season, the Clockers opened with a convincing victory. Colin Daly led the way, rushing for 244 yards and four touchdowns.
Lynn Tech 32, Chelsea 8 - Kennedy Gomez lit up the Red Devil defense, throwing for two touchdowns and rushing for two more in the Tigers’ win.
Millis 27, Latin Academy 6 - Jim Perkins scored twice on short runs to lead the Mohawks past the Dragons.