TechBoston’s Marcus Gonzalez headlines Week 6 Players of the Week
Johnny Bachman, Lexington — While senior quarterback Anthony Bianchi (5 TDs) carried the offense, the senior end led a stellar defensive effort in the Minutemen’s 35-14 win over Belmont, recording two tackles for loss and a fumble recovery in the third quarter.
Dan Picard, Weymouth — In the first win for Weymouth first-year coach T.J. Byrne, his senior quarterback led the charge, completing 19 of 25 passes for 302 yards, three touchdowns and a pair of two-point conversions to defeat Bay State Conference rival Framingham
Colton Tangney, St. John’s Prep — In his return to the lineup, the senior linebacker recorded two interceptions, returning one 38 yards for a touchdown in a 40-19 rout of Catholic Conference rival BC High Saturday.
Christian Dunn, Marshfield — The junior quarterback tossed a pair of touchdowns Friday against Dennis-Yarmouth, but none bigger than his 34-yard TD connection to Nico Pellegrini with seven second remaining. The touchdown gave the Rams a last-second 25-23 victory over defending D5 state champion.
Freddy Gabin, North Andover — The junior tailback put on a show for the Scarlet Knights in a 40-21 win over Dracut. Gabin ran for 177 yards and all three of his touchdowns in the first quarter, ending the night with 227 total yards on the ground.
Angel Lebron Jr., Natick — The senior returned the opening kickoff 82-yards for a touchdown, and hauled in three touchdown passes for the Redhawks in their 37-13 BSC win over Newton North.
Ryan Jones, Bishop Feehan — In his first start of the season, the Shamrocks got hot as Jones did. They turned a narrow halftime lead into a blowout thanks to the senior and his 172 rushing yards, which included TD runs of 14 and 2 yards in Feehan’s 28-2 win over Coyle & Cassidy.
Will Jarvis, Walpole — The junior quarterback threw for 189 yards, including touchdown passes of 11 and 28 yards, while scampering for 86 yards and a 2-yard score in the Rebels’ Bay State Conference win over Braintree.
Keith Ridley, Lynn Classical — The Rams dropped 55 points on Somerville, with their 6-foot-3-inch, 225-pound senior quarterback front and center. Ridley was efficient, completing 15 of 19 passes for 168 yards and three touchdown passes. He also ran for 118 yards and two more touchdowns and added four two-point conversion rushes.
Chris Gally, Marblehead — The senior quarterback was 12-for-17 with 196 yards passing and three touchdowns to lead the 6-0 Magicians to a 37-12 win over Northeastern Conference foe Gloucester.
Jake Doherty, Burlington — The senior running back surpassed 1,000 yards on the season when he rushed for 354 yards and four touchdowns on 43 carries as the Red Devils routed Wilmington 42-7.
Ryan Kelleher, Hopkinton — The senior quarterback became the Hillers’ all-time passing leader in a 42-7 win over Medfield. Kelleher threw for 122 yards and two touchdowns and now has 3,260 career passing yards.
Sean Tobin, Scituate — The linebacker led a Sailors’ defense that held Pembroke to just a single touchdown in a 40-6 win. Tobin finished 11 tackles, including two sacks for minus-18 yards.
Kyle Fitzgerald, Canton — The junior had 153 all-purpose yards for the Bulldogs in a decisive 39-0 victory over Sharon to clinch a share of the Hockomock Davenport title for the first time since 1990. He returned a second quarter punt for a 64-yard score to go along with a pair of first-quarter rushing touchdowns.
Walker Bartkiewicz, Newburyport — The versatile Bartkiewicz made five tackles on defense and kicked a pair of extra points and the winning 36-yard field goal in a 17-14 victory over Pentucket.
Zach Sanderson, Northeast — The dual-threat quarterback carried the load for the Golden Knights once again, running 26 times for 179 yards and touchdowns of 4, 15 and 18 yards in the Knights’ 38-6 win over Shawsheen.
Kevin McShane, Stoneham — The two-way senior was a force on offense and defense, running for 39 yards and a touchdown and racking up nine tackles, a sack and an 18-yard pick-6 on defense in the Spartans’ dominant 51-13 win over Watertown.
Cory Bright, Bishop Fenwick — Making his first start of the season due to an injury, the senior quarterback looked in mid-season form, running for 130 yards on 20 carries and throwing for 138 yards and two touchdowns in the Crusaders’ 13-7 win over Malden Catholic.
Devaun Ford, Mashpee — The senior recorded four touchdowns – including a 70-yard kickoff return in the first quarter and a 67-yarder in the fourth quarter – to power the Falcons (6-0) to their 26th straight win and the South Shore Tobin League title with a 41-22 win over Hull.
Colton Casper/Neil Sanders, Archbishop Williams — Sanders tossed touchdown passes of 32 and 24 yards to Casper and Nick Tardanico punched in a score from four yards out to power the Bishops (2-4) to a 27-20 win over St. Mary’s (4-2).
Chris Costa, Case — Costa ran 12 times for 68 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and Danny Silva and Ty Couto added rushing scores to lead the Cardinals to a 28-8 win over Wareham and the South Coast’s Small title.
Marcus Gonzales, TechBoston — The senior’s third straight appearance as a player of the week comes off the heels of a switch to running back and a 257 yard, four touchdown performance in a 28-12 win over East Boston.
Kemrin Glover, Upper Cape Tech — In a 41-0 win over Blue Hills, the 5-foot-1-inch running back caught a pair of 23-yard touchdowns while adding another 30-yard score on the ground.
Carlos Roche, West Roxbury — The senior defensive end was a force in the Raiders’ 16-0 win over Brighton as Roche finished with 15 tackles, a sack, and a fumble recovery for a touchdown.
Trevor Noble, Rivers — The wide receiver caught three touchdown passes and tallied 200 receiving yards. On the defensive side of the ball, he picked off a pass in a dominant 37-13 win over St. Georges.
Salvatore Malignaggi, BB&N — The junior running back racked up 175 all-purpose yards against Tabor on Saturday. He racked up 90 rushing yards on three carries for two touchdowns. On special teams, he returned a kickoff 85-yards for a touchdown, leading BB&N to a 49-6 win over Tabor Academy.
Billy Seidl, St. Sebastian’s — After the Arrows’ statement win over BB&N last weekend, the senior quarterback continued his dominant play with pair of passing and rushing touchdowns. His four touchdowns included a 50-yard run and an 8-yard pass, capping off a 35-14 win over Governor’s Academy.
Jake Caccavaro, Brandon Chase, Jake Levin, Lenny Rowe, Dan Shulman, Steve Sousa, and Nate Weitzer also contributed to this story.