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Football Thursday

Joe Gaziano a pivotal two-way standout for Xaverian Brothers football

Forgive Xaverian Brothers junior Joe Gaziano for breathing heavily at the conclusion of the Hawks’ 28-22 win over host St. John’s Prep on Thanksgiving Day.

The 6-foot-3, 230-pound Gaziano, a two-way starter — at tight end and defensive end — from Scituate, is also the team’s punter. He is on the field for kickoffs and is occasionally called on for PATs and field goals.

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