It was a sloppy, muddy contest at Everett Veteran’s Memorial Stadium as the No. 1-ranked Crimson Tide finally lost. Barnstable snapped Everett’s 28-game winning streak with a 13-7 overtime victory, and the Red Raiders took over the No. 1 spot poll.
Everett lost its first game since Xaverian beat the Tide, 29-0, in the Division 1 Super Bowl Dec. 5, 2009, and promptly moved down to the No. 2 spot.
Duxbury, St. John’s Prep, and Reading remained unchanged to round out the top five, while King Philip stayed at No. 6.
Because of Brockton’s 27-12 loss to St. John’s Prep, Walpole, Natick, and Bridgewater-Raynham all moved up.Weymouth caps off the top 10 after defeating Needham, 32-27, Saturday.
Weymouth stole the victory from the Rockets as Dave Harrison threw his fourth touchdown of the night to receiver Tyler O’Brien with just 20 seconds remaining.
Andover jumped from 15 to No. 11 with a 15-13 win over Xaverian, which fell out of the Top 20 (to No. 21) for the first time all season.
Brockton and Needham landed at Nos. 12 and 13, respectively, while Beverly, Burlington, and Chelmsford each moved up three spots to No. 14, 15, and 16.
North Attleboro suffered a 21-0 thrashing from Foxboro, and fell from No. 7 to No. 17.
Lincoln-Sudbury did the same to Framingham, 40-14, to crack the Top 20 at No. 18.
Central Catholic and Wakefield, who have bounced in and out of the rankings this season, rounded out the Top 20 at Nos. 19 and 20, respectively.
Here is the Week 5 Boston.com Top 20, as selected by the Globe high school sports staff:
4. St. John’s Prep
6. King Philip
17. North Attleboro
19. Central Catholic