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The Globe’s Week 2 high school football players of the week

Division 1

Joe Brink, BC High — In the first win for new head coach Jonathan Brillo, the junior quarterback was nearly perfect, completing 12 of 14 passes for 230 and three touchdowns with another touchdown on the ground.

Finn Murray, Acton-Boxborough — The senior quarterback ran for 191 yards and two touchdowns, throwing for 110 yards and another score.

Mike Sainristil, Everett — For the second straight week, the three-phase star stole the show, intercepting Mansfield quarterback three times and turning three receptions into 119 yards and two touchdowns for Everett.

Division 2

Billy Silvia, Braintree — It was another routine day at the office for the senior RB/LB, who had rushing touchdowns of 58, 69 and 73 yards, a 37-yard interception return for a score, two passes defended, a sack and forced fumble in a 47-27 Wamps win over Barnstable. Silvia also connected on four of his five PATs while handling punt return duties as well.

Darren Watson, North Andover — The senior tailback was a problem all day for Lowell in both the run and pass game. Watson rushed for 98 yards and tallied 88 yards receiving while scoring three TDs for the Scarlet Knights.


Jay Theriault, Masconomet — The senior captain rushed 26 times for 85 yards and two TDs, powering the Chieftains to a 27-6 victory Friday night over Malden Catholic.

Division 3

Robert Gomes, Plymouth North — A week after having three rushing touchdowns, the senior RB outdid himself by scoring four times in the Eagles’ 41-7 win over Pembroke. Dating back to last season, Gomes has 28 rushing TDs in his last 13 games.

Tim D’Ambrosia, Bishop Feehan — In snapping the Shamrocks’ nine-game losing streak against North Attleboro, the senior quarterback rushed for three TDs threw for a two-point conversion in Feehan’s 23-19 win.

Keith Ridley, Lynn Classical — It’d be hard to have a more efficient game than the senior quarterback did for the Rams on Friday, as he completed 8 of his 9 passes for 249 yards. Half of his completions were touchdown passes, which went for 73, 59, 17 and 11 yards. For good measure, Ridley also had a rushing touchdown from 12 yards out in Classical’s 41-8 win over Malden.


Division 4

Ryan Hoey, Milton — In a 49-0 nonleague win over Quincy, the senior returned the opening kickoff 81 yards for a touchdown, made four tackles (one for a loss), registered four sacks and forced a fumble.

Jason Tucker, Wayland — The sophomore running back filled in for injured starter Wellington Pereira and rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Warriors to a 28-7 win over Lynnfield.

Win Tran, North Quincy — The senior rushed for a career-high 145 yards on 20 carries and returned an interception 37 yards for a score to lead the Raiders past Westwood, 14-7.

Division 5

Payton Doyle, Dennis-Yarmouth — The senior quarterback ran for four TDs and connected on a pair of passing strikes in a victory over Auburn, 40-14. Doyle went 16-for-24 passing for 288 yards and added 137 yards rushing to spark the Dolphins offense.

Jake Meehan, Somerset-Berkley — Meehan was 5-for-5 passing with 105 yards and four TDs in a 42-12 win over Greater New Bedford. Meehan added 146 rushing yards on nine carries with a five-yard score and even intercepted a pass on defense.


Graham Inzana, Swampscott — Inzana tossed two TD passes and recorded a pick-6 on defense in the Big Blue’s 49-0 win over Triton. His 26-yard interception return opened the scoring followed by aerial strikes of 40 and 41 yards.

Division 6

Tyler Noe, Old Rochester — The senior wide receiver doesn’t usually get much action in Old Rochester’s run-oriented offense, but on Friday night he amassed 93 yards and two TDs on three receptions in the Bulldogs’ 39-0 win over Apponequet.

DeShawn Chase, Stoneham — A first-year starting quarterback, the junior threw for 121 yards and three TDs through the air, and amassed 84 yards and a TD on the ground in Stoneham’s 34-21 win over Arlington.

Jake Noel, Greater Lowell — The senior quarterback ran for 138 yards and three TDs and added an 11-yard passing score to lead the Gryphons to a 38-2 win over Minuteman.

Division 7

Will Klein, Abington — The junior scored three TDs – including a 75-yard kickoff return for a touchdown — in a 28-6 win over Rockland.

Javon Milton, O’Bryant — Milton rushed for touchdowns of 10, 30, and 65 yards in a 34-8 win over Madison Park.

Gray Thomas/Matt Lund, Cohasset — Thomas rushed for 162 yards and two TDs, Lund tossed two TD passes as the Skippers (2-0) held on to beat Nantucket, 28-27.

Division 8

Ben Connaughton, Matigon/St. Joseph’s Prep — The sophomore running back was a force in the Warriors’ 28-17 win over Hull. Connaughton finished with 187 yards on just 10 carries, two touchdowns, two 2-point conversions and five tackles (three for a loss.).


Derrick Revolus, Randolph — Although the Blue Devils fell 34-32 in double overtime to Whittier Tech, the junior quarterback tossed three touchdowns, ran for another, and returned an interception 38 yards for his fifth touchdown of the game.

Jesus Rivera, Pope John — The Tigers’ receiver did it all in their 21-6 win over East Boston. Rivera finished with 68 yards on 7 receptions, a 19-yard touchdown run, and had a 40-yard pick-six for the second week in a row.