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Massachusetts eighth-graders storm their way to Football University semifinals

A team of Massachusetts eighth-graders has flattened its East Coast opponents in the preliminary rounds of the ­Football University National Championship and is one of four squads still standing in the elite, 64-team national tournament.

The team vastly outscored New ­Hampshire, Connecticut-North, Connecticut-South, and Maryland to earn a semifinal matchup against North Georgia Jan. 4 at the 11,000-seat Heroes Stadium in San Antonio.

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