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Week 9: Eastern Mass. High School Football updates

We’ll bring you updates and scores from the first week of playoff action in Eastern Mass.

Andover’s Kevin Chen will be running from Central Catholic Friday night — and on Thanksgiving.

Central Catholic faces rival Andover to kick off football playoffs

The third-seeded Raiders (6-1) took this season’s first matchup in September, a 49-35 victory.

Bob Holmes’s high school football playoff picks for Round 1

Schools sports editor Bob Holmes makes his selections for the first round of the playoffs.

MIAA releases boys’ soccer tournament seedings

First-round action starts Sunday and goes through Tuesday.

School roundup: Needham knocks out Concord-Carlisle in first round

The whistle blew, Kendall Milligan stepped into the shot, and buried the ball in the bottom left corner of the goal.

East Boston's Daniel Orrego, (8), Sebastian Toro (center), and Tomas Villeda, (11) celebrate their 1-0 win Wednesday.

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East Boston boys win Boston City soccer title

Madison Park (14-2-2) owned the majority of the zone time in the first half against East Boston (16-2) .

Boys’ soccer

St. John’s Prep topples unbeaten Masconomet

The Eagles, knocked from the ranks of undefeated on Sunday, did the same to the Chieftains on Wednesday.

Girls’ soccer

East Boston beats O’Bryant for City League girls’ soccer title

The Lady Jets got three second-half goals to win, 3-0, claiming the crown for a third straight season.