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GlobeWest: Players of the Week, Top 10 football teams


Travis Bassett , Littleton: With five touchdowns — two rushing, three receiving — and 284 total yards, the senior led the way for the Tigers in their 42-14 win over Maynard.

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Kejuan Farquharson , Concord-Carlisle: The Patriots’ sophomore back ran for 135 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries in a 43-38 win over Westford.

Frank Roche , Arlington: Stepping in to play quarterback after an injury to teammate Seth Coiley, the junior had 172 yards and two scores rushing, a touchdown pass, and a 94-yard kickoff return for a score in his team’s 40-6 win over Woburn.

Patrick Ryan , Hopkinton: In a 49-0 victory over Dover-Sherborn, the Hillers’ junior signal-caller ran for 163 yards and four scores. He also completed 3 of 5 passes for 109 yards and another score.

Matt Thall , Marlborough: The senior receiver caught six passes for 110 yards — including touchdowns of 47 and 19 yards — to help the Panthers keep their perfect record with a 20-6 win over North Middlesex Regional.

PERRY’S TOP 10 teams

1. Natick (6-0), beat Milton, 42-19

2. Needham (5-1), beat Brookline, 33-6

3. King Philip Regional (5-1), lost to Mansfield, 20-7

4. Acton-Boxborough Regional (5-1), beat Lincoln-Sudbury Regional, 14-0

5. Marlborough (6-0), beat North Middlesex Regional, 20-6

6. Waltham (4-1), beat Newton South, 35-6

7. Concord-Carlisle (6-0), beat Westford, 43-38

8. Arlington (6-0), beat Woburn, 40-6

9. Hudson (6-0), beat Algonquin Regional, 38-13

10. Holliston (6-1), beat Medfield, 41-14


(Games at 7 p.m. unless noted)


St. Sebastian’s at Buckingham Browne & Nichols, 6 p.m.; Weymouth at Needham; Braintree at Framingham; Newton South at Wachusett Regional; Westford at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional; Acton-Boxborough Regional at Waltham; Concord-Carlisle at Wayland; Natick at Walpole; Franklin at Mansfield; Attleboro at King Philip Regional; Shrewsbury at Leominster; Fitchburg at Nashoba Regional; North Middlesex Regional at Hudson; Maynard at Ayer Shirley Regional; Worcester Tech at Assabet Valley Tech; Blackstone Valley Tech at Montachusett Regional Tech; Keefe Tech at Nashoba Valley Tech; Ashland at Dover-Sherborn; Millis/Hopedale at Norton; Medfield at Medway; Westwood at Hopkinton; Lexington at Arlington; Wilmington at Watertown


Newton North at Brookline, TBA; Milton at Wellesley, 10 a.m.; Algonquin Regional at Worcester North, noon; Groton-Dunstable Regional at Westborough, 1 p.m.; Milford at Sharon, 1; Bristol-Plymouth at Tri-County Tech, 1; Belmont at Winchester, 1; Minuteman Tech at Greater Lowell, 1:30; Littleton at Lunenburg, 2; Belmont Hill at Lawrence Academy, 2; Thayer at Middlesex, 2:15; Marlborough at St. John’s High, 2:30; Portsmouth Abbey at Dexter, 2:30; Rivers at St. George’s, 2:30; Brooks at St. Mark’s, 3; St. Paul’s at Groton, 3:15; Arlington Catholic at St. Mary’s, 7.


Acton-Boxborough (5-1) at Waltham (4-1), 7 p.m. Friday: For the first time in four years, Lincoln-Sudbury Regional will not be the Dual County League’s Large Division champion. Acton-Boxborough ensured as much when it shut out the Warriors last week, 14-0. Friday, the Colonials will have a chance to earn their first playoff berth since 2008 when they head to Waltham — which beat Newton South, 35-6, last week — to play for the league title.

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