WEEK 6 | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL NOTES

Unbeaten Canton seeking outright Hockmock League title

Jim Venable

Unranked Bulldogs (6-0, 4-0) primed for postseason success after going 5-6 last season.

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HS FOOTBALL | LEXINGTON 35, BELMONT 14

No stopping Lexington’s Anthony Bianchi in victory over Belmont

The senior quarterback threw three touchdown passes and ran for two more.

HS FOOTBALL | ST. JOHN’S PREP 40, BC HIGH 19

St. John’s Prep blitzes BC High with 40-point first half

Coltan Tangney returned to the lineup with a pair of interceptions as Eagles (5-1) soar in Catholic Conference matchup.

SATURDAY’S SCHOOL FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

Pope John clinches Catholic Central Small

After victory over St. John Paul II, Pope John has outscored opponents, 146-34.

SATURDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Ryan Oosting tops field at Bay State Invitational

Margaret Donahue was the top finisher among EMass girls.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

Ashland senior able to realize his dream with a TD, and a Gronk spike

Owen Lively , a special needs student, scored on an untimed down at the end of the first half against Westwood Friday night.

HS FOOTBALL | TECHBOSTON 28, EAST BOSTON 12

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The running back carried the ball 26 times, picking up 257 yards and four touchdowns.

HS FOOTBALL | CENTRAL CATHOLIC 28, METHUEN 6

Central Catholic kicks offense into gear

Quarterback Jared Silverio directs a victory over Methuen.

HS FOOTBALL | Milton 22, NEEDHAM 14

Milton hands Needham its first loss

The defense holds off the Rockets’ late push.

HS FOOTBALL | MARBLEHEAD 37, GLOUCESTER 12

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The senior quarterback threw for two TDs and ran for another in clash of Northeastern Conference powers.

GREATER LOWELL 45, NASHOBA TECH 31

Benji Hach (4 TDs), Greater Lowell earn share of crown

Greater Lowell (5-2) clinched a share of the Commonwealth Athletic Conference with its 45-31 win over Nashoba Tech.

HS FOOTBALL | MANSFIELD 42, ATTLEBORO 35

Aidan Sacco finds path to victory for Mansfield

The Mansfield quarterback connected with Cincere Gill on critical fourth-down pass.

Friday’s HS FOOTBALL roundup

Freddy Gabin has North Andover on the run

He picked up three touchdowns in victory over Dracut.

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

St. Mary’s boys’ soccer stepping up in class

St. Mary’s, which tied St. John’s Prep on Friday, has not lost since its season opener.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

Sunday Night Football bus making a stop at Boston Latin-Nantucket game Saturday

NBC Sports, SportsEngine’s “Coming Home Sweepstakes” will feature nonleague matchup at West Roxbury High.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Lee_100518_needbrain2_spts.jpg Week 6 high school football live chat

There are two weeks left in the MIAA football regular season. Join our discussion as we approach the postseason.

WEEK 6 | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

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“No matter how you try, the ball ends up going to him, and he’ll make you pay,” Xaverian coach Al Fornaro said about Everett’s Mike Sainristil.

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Newton North girls’ volleyball holds off Brookline

Third-ranked Tigers (8-2, 8-1) rallied for four-set win over No. 13 Warriors (7-3, 6-3) to remain atop Bay State Conference standings.

(East Boston, MA 10/12/18) TechBoston's #3 Marcu Gonzalez runs the ball in the second quarter of their game against East Boston in East Boston. (Photo by John Wilcox for the Globe)

John Wilcox for the Globe

WEEK 6 | PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

TechBoston’s Marcus Gonzalez headlines Week 6 Players of the Week

After starting season as a QB, Gonzalez switched to RB and rushed 26 times for 257 yards and 4 TDs in 28-12 win over East Boston.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

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Two games will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 20, and two more on Wednesday, Nov. 21.

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Jim Davis/Globe Staff

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL NOTES

Without a designated go-to hitter, Acton-Boxborough continues to crush it

Undefeated Acton-Boxborough has developed an array of capable hitters.

FIELD HOCKEY NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/10/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/11fhocnotes_11.jpg At Lynnfield, Ashley and Brianna Barrett promote a family atmosphere

VCU-bound identical twins have propelled the No. 15 Pioneers to a 10-1 record and a spot in the Division 2 North tournament.

WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Hopkinton girls’ soccer hands Holliston its first loss

Senior Gaby Weilding tallied lone goal for Hillers (6-3-3) in Tri-Valley League upset of No. 19 Holliston.

WEEK 6 | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Lee_100518_needbrain1_spts.jpg 10 games to watch in Week 6 of high school football season

The high-flying Needham Rockets (5-0, 2-0) face host Milton (4-1, 2-0) in Bay State Conference showdown.

GIRLS’ SOCCER NOTEBOOK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/08/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Swensen_18108_10gsoccnotes_0007.jpg Their dad was a pro soccer player, but Concord-Carlisle’s Hislop sisters blaze their own trail

Nia and Talia Hislop, whose father had a 15-year career as a goalkeeper in the Premier League, have their team off to an 8-0-1 start.

TUESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Julia Carangelo, Foxborough deal King Philip its first loss

The senior goalie stopped 14 shots to beat the Globe’s second-ranked field hockey team, 1-0.

MONDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Hingham girls’ soccer hands No. 2 Natick its first loss

Ava Maguire, Taylor Aymar, Lily Reale, and Emma Quilty scored for the No. 12 Harbormen (5-1-2).

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ SOCCER NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/23/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Chin092317KicksForCancer_Spt3.jpg Across Eastern Mass., some high-scoring players are flying under the radar

Chelsea’s Delmer Romero and Masconoment’s Josh Rubin have sparked their teams with their offensive prowess.

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Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff

WEEK 5 | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL NOTES

How do workhorse running backs get the job done time and again?

For relentless “bell cow” backs, the key to success is what happens before kickoff.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL | Week 5 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Lee_100518_needbrain1_spts.jpg Needham’s Tyler Reid headlines Week 5 Players of the Week

The junior running back rushed for 120 yards and of TDs of 15 and 4 yards and added a 16-yard TD reception in 28-8 win over Braintree.