Takahri Hobbs of Boston English headlines Week 7 Players of the Week
Lucas Ferraro, Xaverian — In another dominant defensive effort by the Hawks, the senior captain led the way with three sacks, three quarterback pressures, and five tackles as Xaverian shut out BC High, 14-0.
Nick Gordon, Franklin — The first-year starting quarterback led the Panthers to their biggest win of the season in a 31-24 victory over Attleboro, firing TD passes of 50 and 52 yards, and running for a 1-yard score.
Trent Tully, St. John’s Prep — The senior running back ran 22 times for 212 yards and scored on touchdown runs of 65, 9 and 1 yards — giving him six TDs this season and 16 for his career, despite missing two games this fall with a concussion — and made a pair of catches for 24 yards in a 30-7 rout of Bridgewater-Raynham.
Domenic Masucci, Reading — Trailing 16-15 at the half, the senior running back ran for one touchdown and passed for another to spark the Rockets to 21 unanswered points in a 36-16 win over Winchester.
Jake McElroy, North Andover — The senior playcaller threw for two touchdowns while collecting a total of 199 yards (122 passing, 77 rushing) as the Scarlet Knights capped off an undefeated season Friday night with a 35-14 win over Billerica.
Raekwon Washington, Newton South — The junior running back rushed for 130 yards and scored touchdowns of 35 and 65 yards as the Lions mauled Bedford, 49-8.
Mason Poisson, Marblehead — The senior kicked a 21-yard field goal as time expired to give the Magicians a 10-7 win over Danvers, an undefeated regular season, and the Northeastern Conference title.
Luke D’Aloia, Hopkinton — The senior caught a 43-yard touchdown pass, returned a punt 60 yards for a touchdown, and recorded 10 tackles in a 20-0 win over Westwood.
Kevin Peete, Melrose — The senior scored on short touchdown runs of 1, 2, and 3 yards in a 41-33 win over Burlington.
Will Jarvis, Walpole— The Rebels dropped 51 points on Needham, thanks in large part to their junior quarterback who threw for 295 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 24 for 33 passing, while rushing for a 2-yard TD for good measure.
John Roberts, Duxbury — The top seed in the Division 3 South bracket, the Dragons (7-0) are firing on all cylinders as the postseason begins after a 36-0 blanking of Silver Lake in which the senior QB threw for 157 yards and ran for 127 more.
Nashaun Butler, Lynn Classical — The senior showed off his vast skill set in the Rams’ 36-0 blanking of Salem, hauling in six passes for 121 yards and a touchdown and later added a 65-yard punt return for a score.
Kyle Connolly, Falmouth — The junior rushed for 122 yards and three touchdowns in a 30-16 victory over Nauset. Connolly also threw one touchdown pass and kicked two extra points.
Jonathan Oriakhi, Swampscott — The junior caught touchdown passes of 71 and 21 yards for the Big Blue in a 42-0 win over Saugus. Oriakhi finished with 113 yards receiving on four catches.
Will Sheskey, Scituate — Sheskey scored three touchdowns in the Sailors’ 44-7 victory over East Bridgewater. The junior carried the ball 23 times for 142 yards, including scoring runs of 18, 8, and 1 yards.
Tyler Noe, Old Rochester — The 5-foot-10-inch, 165-pound senior impacted all three phases of the game, running for a 33-yard touchdown, intercepting two passes on defense, and taking a kickoff 76-yards to the house with 41 seconds left for the winning touchdown in a 40-33 victory over Case that gave the Bulldogs the South Coast Conference title.
Cory Bright, Bishop Fenwick — In just his second game back from injury, the senior quarterback threw for 372 yards and five touchdowns in 2½ quarters Friday night in the Crusaders’ 56-6 win over Cardinal Spellman, breaking the school’s career passing record of 3,332 yards.
Zach Sanderson, Northeast — The dual-threat senior quarterback ran wild in the Golden Knights’ 51-6 win over Whittier Tech on Friday night, amassing 263 yards on just 12 carries and scoring touchdowns of 6, 39, 54 and 60 yards.
Nick Tardanico, Archbishop Williams — The sophomore ran for 122 yards and one TD in a 29-6 Catholic Central win over Arlington Catholic. On defense, Tardanico totaled 13 tackles and an interception.
Gabe Spry, Abington — The running back rushed for rushing touchdowns of 1, 7, and 27 yards to power the Green Wave (6-1) to a 26-14 win over Cohasset (5-2).
Luke Maffeo, O’Bryant — The sophomore QB tossed three touchdown passes – two to Tim Lambright, including the winning 5-yard score in OT — to defeat Brighton, 20-14.
Takahri Hobbs, Boston English/New Mission — The senior rushed for 142 yards on 10 carries, headlined by an 80-yard touchdown to help the Eagles’ clinch the Boston City League South title with a 36-28 win over Charlestown. He also eclipsed 1,000 rushing yards for the season.
Christian Keeling, West Bridgewater — After returning the opening kick off 75 yards for a score, the senior only needed eight carries to produce 280 yards and four touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 35-14 win over Holbrook/Avon.
James Wauhob, Blue Hills —
In the Warriors’ 28-0 Mayflower Vocational Small win over South Shore Voc, Wauhob rushed for 190 yards and touchdowns of 6 and 9 yards.
Greg Desrosiers, Belmont Hill — The Hill halted a 4-0 start by host Nobles thanks to major contributions from the junior receiver from Lawrence. The Central Catholic transfer hauled in a 31-yard scoring pass in the first quarter and took back a punt 88 yards for a TD in the second. He had 133 all-purpose yards in the 33-7 ISL win in Dedham.
Billy Seidl, St. Sebastian’s — The senior quarterback from Needham continues to put up numbers for the unbeaten Arrows. In a 42-13 win over Lawrence Academy, Seidl threw five touchdowns to four receivers and opened his team’s scoring assault with a 35-yard run at the beginning of the game. His six total touchdowns kept St. Sebastian’s undefeated in the ISL 7.
Jacob Silvester, St. Mark’s — The sophomore receiver created points on both sides of the ball during the Lions’ 20-6 win over St. George’s. On offense, he caught six passes for 92 yards and caught a two-point conversion pass. At defensive back, he intercepted a pass and forced a fumble that the Lions returned for a touchdown.
Compiled by Jake Caccavaro, Brandon Chase, Jake Levin, Lenny Rowe, Dan Shulman, Steve Sousa, and Nate Weitzer.