We’ve passed the halfway point — welcome to Week 5 of the high school football season. Last week, Catholic Memorial’s John DiBiaso, Cardinal Spellman’s Ron St. George, and Duxbury’s Dave Maimaron earned milestone victories to top off another exciting night.
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Even more for Moreis
Sophomore Antone Moreis rushed for 269 yards and five touchdowns as the Vineyarders cruised over Bourne, 34-6.
Scibilio soars in Scituate win
Senior Matt Scibilio was 13-of-26 passing for 315 yards and four touchdowns for the Sailors in a 28-0 win over North Quincy.
O’Connell rallies Lincoln-Sudbury
Sophomore Riley O’Connell was 9-of-15 passing for 140 yards and two touchdowns for Lincoln-Sudbury in a 21-0 win over Acton-Boxborough.
Dartmouth picks up first win
Dylan Pacheco rushed for a 1-yard touchdown in the first quarter, and Nolan Ellis threw a 61-yard touchdown to Eric Viera in the fourth quarter to lead Dartmouth in a 12-7 win over Durfee.
Bailey Smith runs wild for Wilmington
Senior running back Bailey Smith rushed for three touchdowns and 127 yards to lead Wilmington in a 33-7 win over Watertown.
Hall brothers combine for Pembroke comeback, but Quincy holds off
Down 20-8 in the beginning of the fourth, Grant Hall grabbed a Quincy kickoff and brought it 80 yards to sneak the Titans closer, 20-14, at the 10-minute mark. His brother Drew Hall scored on a 36-yard run to tie it at 20 off of a turnover two minutes later, but Isaiah Steinberg went for a 58-yard run to give the Presidents the 28-20 lead.
Melrose comes back with 59.7 seconds left
Down 21-20 when they got the ball back on the Stoneham 49 with 2:08 to play, the Red Raiders drove downfield to win. Christopher Cusolito had the 3-yard touchdown, and Frank Capaldo grabbed the two-point conversion from Michael Fennell to seal the 28-21 win.
WATCH: Natick holds Wellesley to keep lead, perfect record
The Redhawks held off a late rally from Wellesley as the Raiders scored 13 points in the final seven minutes to creep in on Natick’s 14-0 lead. Senior Terrance Cherry had a huge stop on Wellesley quarterback Matt Maiona’s conversion attempt that would have won the game and the Redhawks held on for the 14-13 victory to improve to 5-0.
Final: @NatickAthletics defeats @wellesleysports 14-13 in a dramatic finish. Natick (5-0) stops Wellesley’s 2 point conversion attempt with 1:03 remaining to hold on for the win. @HerewegoJoe @MassVarsity @Noontime_HS @natickfootball pic.twitter.com/wLdhUJLGKD— Matt Siegel (@SportVideoMA) October 4, 2019
Klein helping Green Wave wash away Mashpee
Abington was tied with Mashpee, 6-6, in the second quarter, before Will Klein went for a 22-yard run to make 12-6 with five minutes left in the third quarter. The senior was on the receiving end of a pass from Colby Augusta that resulted in an insurance touchdown and an 18-6 lead with 11:40 left to play.
Braggs leads Cathedral to first win
Junior Omarion Braggs had eight carries for 180 yards and touchdowns of 60, 40, and 45-yards for Cathedral in a 30-0 win over Atlantis Charter.
Catholic Memorial bouncing back
From correspondent Nate Weitzer: To start the third quarter, Zach Mitchell reeled in an 84-yard reception from Barrett Pratt before Darius LeClair picked up his second touchdown to put CM up, 21-10, over Xaverian. The Knights were trailing 10-0 in the second quarter before Shiloh White’s 15-yard TD got them on the board. LeClair went for the 8-yard run to put CM up 14-10 at the half.
100 for Wakefield’s Rafferty
Wakefield coach John Rafferty earned the 100th victory of his coaching career with a 30-7 defeat of Burlington. Rafferty, a Wakefield alum, is in his second season with the Warriors after coaching at North Andover from 2001-14, where he amassed a 95-58 record.
Rockland 27, Middleborough 0: Zachary Ofurum took off for a 73-yard touchdown, and QB Dante Vasquez connected on a 30-yarder to Hunter Wardwell for the Bulldogs’ biggest scores. — Correspondent Brad Joyal
Canton 20, Foxborough 14 — Kicker Owen Lehane proved the difference in the first half, hitting a 25-yard field goal to put Canton up 17-7 and adding insurance on a 33-yarder with 15 seconds in the half. - Correspondent Dan Shulman
Mansfield 7, King Philip 0: The Hornets went up on the first pass play of the game, a 33-yarder from Jack Moussette to Danny Rapoza with 9:38 left to play in the first quarter. — Correspondent Jake Levin
Beverly 7, Marblehead 7: The teams traded touchdowns in the final two minutes of the first quarter, then held each other for a scoreless second. — Correspondent Karl Capen
Stoneham 15, Melrose 14: Melrose pulled out to a 7-0 lead, Stoneham tied it, and the Red Raiders answered to lead 14-7 after one. Stoneham went ahead on a 1-yard run from Deshawn Chase, and Jake Bruno converted for two to gi ve Stoneham the one point lead going into the half.
Fourth score and 7 minutes to go
Antone Moreis pulled off an 89-yarder for the Vineyarders, who lead Bourne 28-0 with seven minutes left to play. The sophomore has scored all four touchdowns for Martha’s Vineyard.
St. John’s Prep 42, Westford 9
St. Sebastian’s 35, Nobles 7
Norwell 22, East Bridgewater 20 (OT)
St. John’s (Shrewsbury) 63, Shepherd Hill 52
Natick 14, Wellesley 13
Wakefield 30, Burlington 7
Everett 42, Medford 0
West Bridgewater 42, Coyle & Cassidy 8
Medway 28, Millis 0
Assabet 34, Abby Kelly Foster 0
Bedford 41, Newburyport 14
Duxbury 45, Silver Lake 6
Nashoba Valley Tech 42, Chelsea 6
Old Rochester 28, Dighton-Rehoboth 27
Bristol-Plymouth 28, Monomoy 0
Beverly, Marblehead tied after one
From correspondent Karl Capen: Jaichaun Stanton-Jones broke free for a 54-yard run ot get Beverly on the board first with 2:09 left in the first, but Marblehead QB Joshua Robertson found AJ Russo for a 36-yard pass to tie it at 7.
Berluti gets Xaverian started
From correspondent Nate Weitzer: After leading the offense downfield to the Catholic Memorial 26-yard line, Xaverian quarterback Michael Berluti hit a 43-yard field goal to give the Hawks the 3-0 lead.
Canton and Foxborough trading scores
From correspondent Dan Shulman: Two minutes after QB Johnny Hagan connected with Gersom Rivera for a 33-yard pass to put Canton up, 7-0, over Foxborough, the Warriors answered back with a 46-yard pass from Shayne Kerrigan to Ryan Hughes. The touchdown was the first scored on Canton in nine quarters.
Canton took back the lead, 14-7, with eight seconds left in the first quarter on a Hagan keeper.
Melrose has early lead over Stoneham
Chris Cusolito ran in the 6-yard touchdown to give Melrose a 7-0 lead over defending D6 state champion Stoneham midway through the first quarter.
WMass teams combine to score 115 points
St. John’s (Shrewsbury) defeated Shepherd Hill, 63-52. This is not a typo.
Mighty Moreis leading Martha’s Vineyard
Antone Moreis has both touchdowns for the Vineyarders, who lead Bourne, 13-0, with four minutes in the first. The sophomore had a four-yard run and kicked the PAT at the nine-minute mark, then flew for a 32-yard score.
Norwell sails ahead in overtime
Brian Garrity scored the touchdown to tie it, and Ethan Coggins connected with Garrett McGlinchey on the two-point conversion to give Norwell a 22-20 win over East Bridgewater in overtime.
The Clippers missed a 23-yard field goal with 4.3 seconds left to send it to overtime against East Bridgewater. Nicholas McDermott’s 4-yard touchdown run gave EB the 20-14 lead in OT but was met with a failed two-point conversion.
All Aponte in Natick
Jalyn Aponte has both touchdowns for the Redhawks, who lead Wellesley 14-0 in the final minutes — a 6-yard rush with 1:30 left in the half, and a 2-yard score with 10:46 to play.
Durfee running in the halls
Sophomore Jason Hall had a 2-yard run to push Durfee ahead of Dartmouth, 7-6, with seven minutes left in the third quarter.
Anderson, Prouty willing Dragons over Silver Lake
From correspondent Trevor Hass: Will Prouty was 9 for 11 with 120 yards and three passing touchdowns, and added 126 rushing yards on 10 carries with a touchdown to push Duxbury ahead of Silver Lake, 31-0, at the half. James Anderson was on the receiving end of two of those touchdowns, and Will Massingham added the third.
Dynamic duo Lavoie, Skinner, leading West Bridgewater
Coyle & Cassidy held an early 8-7 lead in the second quarter, but West Bridgewater senior quarterback Matthew Lavoie and junior wide receiver Ben Skinner took over to put the Wildcats back in the driver’s seat. Both have recorded two touchdowns in the first half to put West Bridgewater up, 28-8. Skinner kicked all four extra points and had an interception with 30 seconds left that set up his second touchdown.
Teddy Daniel brings St. Seb’s back in it
Teddy Daniel scored with nine minutes left in the half, then intercepted the ball at the 25-yard line with 36 seconds left to put St. Sebastian’s back up, 14-7, over Nobles. Zion Simmons opened the scoring for St. Sebastian’s with a 55-yard touchdown with five minutes to go in the first quarter, but Nobles came back to tie it to start the second.
Fill your Twitter feed with content from Globe correspondents out in the field. Here’s who to watch for tonight.
Globe roll call for 🏈 Week 5:— Nate Weitzer (@nweitzer7) October 4, 2019
CM @ Xaverian - @nweitzer7
Mansfield @ KP - @JakeLevin09
Beverly @ Marblehead - @Capen316
Foxboro @ Canton - @DanielRShulman
Middleboro @ Rockland - @BradJoyal
Masco @ N.Reading -@robertholmes630
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