MIAA football semifinals are underway tonight, coupled with a slate of non-playoff action as the road to Super Bowls at Gillette Stadium gets shorter.
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Revere rolls past Wayland 42-35
The rule of threes was in effect for Revere as the Patriots held on to their perfect season, improving to 9-0 in a 42-35 win over Wayland, behind three passing touchdowns from William Byrne-Ginepra and three rushing touchdowns each from Daniel Oregon and Joe Llanos.
Billerica D blocks extra point to preserve win over Lynn English
Lynn English scored with five seconds left, but the Billerica defense blocked the PAT attempt to preserve the 49-48 win. The Indians trailed 14-0 early and took their first lead late in the third quarter, when they went ahead 42-35.
Canton comes up big in D5 South shutout
The Bulldogs scored early when they picked up a safety and a field goal in the first quarter, then Johnny Hagan added a 15-yard rush in the final frame to secure the 15-0 win for Canton, which advances to the D5 South final.
Gabin gives North Andover win over Reading in D2 North
Senior running back Freddy Gabin had touchdown runs of 68 and 46 yards, and successfully converted after a 65-yard run by teammate Ricky Brutus, to lead the Scarlet Knights over top-seeded Reading, 21-18, and back to the D2 North final.
Mousette, Gill combine to carry Mansfield into D2 South finals
Jack Moussette was 12-for-17 with 230 yards and four touchdowns, while Cincere Gill had 107 yards on five receptions, including three touchdowns, to launch Mansfield over King Philip, 34-6, and into next week’s final against undefeated Natick, who handed Wellesley a 30-0 semifinal loss.
TechBoston 32, Nashoba Valley 0
Natick 30, Wellesley 0
Boston English 12, O’Bryant 0
Cape Cod Tech 28, Holbrook/Avon 14
Bridgewater-Raynham 36, Newton North 6
Bishop Fenwick 48, Greater Lowell 6
Chicopee 26, Frontier 8
Belmont 28, Malden Catholic 7
Marshfield 6, Barnstable 0
St. John’s (Shrewsbury) 55, Doherty 14
Tantasqua 39, Groton-Dunstable 15
Stoneham 37, Shawsheen 7
Algonquin 30, North Middlesex 20
Apponequet 35, Case 0
East Bridgewater 21, Dover-Sherborn 14
Lavoie’s last-minute heroics keep West Bridgewater perfect
With 1:13 left, Matt Lavoie made the 2-yard touchdown and subsequent conversion to give West Bridgewater a 23-22 victory over Randolph in D8 South semifinal action and keep the Wildcats perfect.
Cavanaugh comes through in battle of undefeateds
Dom Cavanagh has both touchdowns for Ashland as the Clockers lead Rockland, 16-0, in a battle of two undefeated teams in D6 South semifinal play.
Double duty for Darius LeClair
From correspondent Dan Shulman: Darius LeClair has both touchdowns for top-seeded Catholic Memorial, as the Knights lead 14-0 with 9:31 left in the second quarter.
Where there’s a Will, there’s a way
From correspondent Trevor Hass: Stoughton got on the board first with 6:08 left in the first quarter, but QB Will Prouty’s three-yard keeper was good, followed by Brett Souza’s PAT to put Duxbury on top of Stoughton, 7-6, with under two minutes left in the opening frame of the D3 South semifinal.
Dore does it for Amesbury lead
After Troy Hamel’s 8-yard keeper was good to put the Indians up, 8-0, over Lynnfield on the first drive of the D5 North semifinal, Brady Dore ran 53 yards to double the lead and build away from a Lynnfield score. At the end of the first quarter, Amesbury leads Lynnfield, 16-8.
Llanos leading Revere
From correspondent Karl Capen: Senior Joe Llanos has three touchdowns in the first quarter as the undefeated Patriots are leading Revere, 20-8.
Jack Moosette jumpstarts Mansfield
From correspondent Jake Levin: On the first play of the second quarter, Jack Moosette hurled a 9-yard pass to Cincere Gill, and Michael DeBolt’s PAT was good to give the Hornets a 7-0 lead over King Philip.
Aponte advances Natick past Wellesley
From correspondent Nate Weitzer: Jalyn Aponte finished with 265 rushing yards and four touchdowns as the undefeated Redhawks (9-0) advanced to their first-ever sectional final, with a 30-0 win over Wellesley. Natick awaits the winner of King Phillip/Mansfield.
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Globe roll call for 🏈 sectional semis:— Nate Weitzer (@nweitzer7) November 8, 2019
Wellesley @ Natick - @nweitzer7
KP @ Mansfield - @JakeTLevin
Wayland @ Revere - @Capen316
Marblehead @ Melrose - @BrandonNChase
N Andover @ Reading - @robertholmes630
CM @ BC High - @DanielRShulman
Ashland @ Rockland - @StevenSousa58