HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK

Rivers’ Azar Swain excelling on football field, too

The standout basketball player scored five touchdowns in Saturday’s win over Dexter.

EVERETT 35, ST. JOHN’S PREP 14

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The Crimson Tide jumped out to an early lead and never looked back.

SHARON 14, FOXBOROUGH 12

Unbeaten Sharon stops Foxborough

The Eagles’ defense stood tall as running back Juvan Elisma rushed for 191 yards on 21 carries.

BB&N 49, TABOR 14

BB&N routs Tabor in football opener

Jeff Costello directed the Knights to three touchdowns in the first quarter in their victory.

CATHOLIC MEMORIAL 34, BROCKTON 0

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The N0. 10 Knights pulled away late to complete the rout of the ninth-ranked Boxers.

BOSTON ENGLISH 24, SOUTH BOSTON 8

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Aneury Lara (3 TDs) and Blue and Blue capitalize on seven turnovers.

BC HIGH 36, LEOMINSTER 0

BC High rolls over Leominster

Cady, Abraham lead the way in Eagles’ convincing victory over Blue Devils.

HAVERHILL 20 , WESTFORD 9

Haverhill’s versatility keys win over Westford

The 11th-ranked Hillies too much to handle for the 16th-ranked Grey Ghosts.

SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Friday’s school football roundup: Falmouth surprises Marshfield in OT

Nick Couhig threw three TD passes and the Clippers’ defense sealed the win in overtime.

SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Thursday’s school roundup: Watertown breaks record for consecutive field hockey wins

With a 2-0 victory over Wilmington, the Raiders now hold the national record for consecutive victories in field hockey at 107.

CRAIG LARSON

Week 3: High school football picks and full schedule

The Globe’s high school sports editor tries his hands at forecasting the top matchups.

HIGH SCHOOL FIELD HOCKEY NOTES

Oliver Ames is sticking together in a 5-0-3 start

In first season as head coach, Foxborough High grad Abigail Tepper has Tigers focused on one game at a time.

SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Monday’s school roundup: MacKenzie Vlachos, East Bridgewater soccer roll

The senior forward scored three goals in rout of Cohasset to reach 100 for her career.

Saturday’s school football roundup: Nantucket runs over West Bridgewater

The Whalers’ overpowering offensive front paved the way for a 30-0 win.

Saturday’s school roundup: Reading boys’ soccer kicks to a win

Kevin Krupa netted a hat trick in a 3-2 victory over Woburn.

SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Friday’s school roundup: King Philip boys’ soccer stops Oliver Ames

The Warriors’ 2-1 win ended the top-ranked Tigers’ unbeaten streak at 25 games.

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HIGH SCHOOL CROSS-COUNTRY

Marcelo Rocha keeps family tradition running in Peabody

He’s determined to win a state cross-country title, and has the pedigree to go the distance.

To reach All-State heights, runners take to the hills

Cross-country runners at both Lincoln-Sudbury and St. John’s high schools know All-States this year is quite the climb.

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HIGH SCHOOL CROSS-COUNTRY

Norton has a workaround for its flat home course

Norton High School’s cross-country runners try harder to overcome the disadvantage.

GIRLS’ SOCCER NOTEBOOK

Kicks for Cancer hits home for Concord-Carlisle goalie

On Saturday, 20 high school soccer teams will play in 10th jamboree that has raised $226,000 for women’s cancer research.

A member of the New England Revolution’s academy squad, Natick’s Matt Ranieri (left) also plays at Noble & Greenough in Dedham. He is headed to Dartmouth next fall.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ SOCCER NOTEBOOK

Ranieri twins putting academy experience in play at Nobles

US Soccer now allows development academy clubs to request independent school waivers for players.