Players of the week: Everett’s Kevin Brown has breakout game at Fenway Park
Kevin Brown, Everett – The senior back had a breakout performance at Fenway Park, accumulating 101 yards and three touchdowns on 11 carries in a 36-20 victory over Masconomet.
Sal Frelick, Lexington – In his final game on the gridiron, the senior slinger did what he has all season, slicing apart a helpless Burlington defense with five touchdown passes and a 54-yard rushing score en route to a 44-6 Thanksgiving Day victory.
Will Thompson, Newton North – The senior quarterback threw for three scores in a 41-8 Turkey Day drubbing of Brookline, with just one incomplete pass. Thompson also rushed for 99 yards and a touchdown in the win.
Brendan Lydon, King Philip — The senior QB helped extend the state’s longest unbeaten streak to 24 as the Warriors defeated Franklin 28-0. Lydon threw two touchdown passes seconds apart as King Philip took a 21-0 lead into the half.
Andrew Marshall, Lincoln-Sudbury — The senior tailback rushed 14 times for 132 yards to pace the Warriors to their 12th victory in the last 13 years on Thanksgiving over Newton South, 28-6.
Corey Sullivan, Bridgewater-Raynham —The senior quarterback finished with 164 yards and two touchdowns on 12-of-20 passing in the Trojans’ 36-15 Thanksgiving victory over Brockton. Sullivan also added a rushing score.
Howie Burns, Malden Catholic — The senior tailback scored on a pair of fourth-quarter runs to propel the Lancers to a 16-10 comeback win over Waltham.
Jaylin Farquharson and Christian Gemelli, Concord-Carlisle - Farquharson, a senior, and Gemelli, a sophomore, combined for nearly 400 rushing yards and seven touchdowns in a 63-31 Turkey Day win over Bedford.
Brett Lavanchy, Walpole — In a 42-21 win over Weymouth, the senior QB racked up 306 yards passing and five touchdowns.
Luke McMenamin, Milton — The junior was 10-of-18 passing for 152 yards and a touchdown, but his biggest play came with his legs. McMenamin rushed for a 6-yard score to put the Wildcats up for good in a 14-7 win over Braintree.
Xavier Scribner, North Reading — In his final game for the Hornets, Scribner came up with two interceptions at critical points in a 27-13 win over Lynnfield.
Devin Vazquez, Boston Latin — The 6-foot junior tossed touchdown passes to Will Parsons, Joao-Paulo Ferreira and Joe Connolly to pace the Wolfpack past English, 22-14, in the 131st installment of the country’s oldest continuous high school rivalry.
Kyle Connolly, Falmouth — The sophomore quarterback scrambled for 259 yards and three TDs as the Clippers knocked off Barnstable, 50-32. He added a passing touchdown on a 7-yard toss to Kyle Cardoza.
Mitchell Gonser, Medfield — The junior amassed 243 all-purpose yards in a stellar Thanksgiving win, a 41-20 final over Dover-Sherborn. Gonser rushed eight times for 134 yards and a touchdown to go along with 109 yards and two touchdowns on 6-for-12 passing.
Nick McDermott and John Korte, Watertown — McDermott, a junior QB, was 10 of 12 through the air for 223 yards and three touchdowns in the Raiders’ 35-16 victory over Belmont. All three touchdowns went to senior receiver John Korte, who reeled in eight catches for 204 yards to cap off his high school career.
Christon Argyropoulos Stoneham — The senior tailback crossed the goal line three times, including a 4-yard rush with 35 seconds remaining to put the Spartans up, 24-20, over host Reading.
Zach Sanderson, Northeast Voc Tech - The junior tailback carried 28 times and registered 266 yards, crossing the goal line four times as he eclipsed 2,100 yards for the season, a school record. His effort helped lift the host Golden Knights over Essex Tech, 40-6, to secure the school’s second straight Turkey Day victory.
Sam Gray and Zach Sharland, Rockland — The pair connected twice in the face of a 14-0 deficit to take down host East Bridgewater, 15-14.
Devaun Ford, Mashpee — The junior notched an interception and two rushing touchdowns, eclipsing the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season in a 28-15 win over Sandwich.
Drew Landers, Abington — The senior had an interception, a 61-yard TD reception, and a 22-yard field goal to lead the Green Wave to a 23-12 win over Whitman-Hanson.
Terry Smith, Seekonk — The senior tossed four touchdown passes in a 34-6 win over Dighton-Rehoboth.
Khalil Blair, Cathedral — The senior back ran for 151 yards and four touchdowns to lead Cathedral past Tech Boston, 28-8. Blair finished the season with 34 touchdowns, raising his career total to 70, and piled up 4,800-plus total yards.
Bryce Latosek, Millis — The quarterback threw a pair of touchdowns (72, and 55 yards) and amassed over 100 yards to lead the Mohawks past Medway, 17-0.
Issac Nascimento, Wareham — The senior QB threw two touchdown passes, rushed for a score and even caught a touchdown pass in a 42-8 victory over Bourne.
Compiled by Brandan Blom, Henry Brechter, Karl Capen, Owen Pence, Cole McNanna, Lenny Rowe, Dan Shulman, and Nate Weitzer.