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Shriners Football Classic a successful closing run

WALTHAM — It had been a while since Vincent Burton had stepped onto the football field at Bentley — one year, six months, and 19 days, to be exact — but as soon as he arrived last weekend, the memories came flooding back.

The 152 yards on 37 carries. The 1-yard rush for a touchdown that eventually stood as the game-winner. The hoisting of the Division 4A Super Bowl championship trophy after Blue Hills Regional’s narrow 16-14 win over Cathedral.

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