High School: Division 6 Super Bowl preview

December 3, 2021

Division 6 Super Bowl Preview Players to watch Abington: Tommy Fanara, Drew Donovan, Eddie Reilly, Mike VanLuling, Isaiah Ricketson Rockland: Brett Armstrong, Austin Clarke, Jacob Coulstring, Lucas Leander, PJ Celestino Game Preview It’s pretty cool that in these final two games to close out the year we get some good old fashioned rivalries at Gillette Stadium. Earlier this year when Abington and Rockland played it was a rock fight, with Rockland grinding…

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High School: Offensive and defensive line observations from the Super Bowls

December 3, 2021

By Wesley Burhoe Wesley Burhoe joined at Gillette Stadium the past two days for the Super Bowls and shares his thought on the line play from all the games he watched. It is a great read. 1) Size matters- While not the specific reason for the win, closing the game out (Finishing drives and “winning time” plays) all went the way of the bigger man. Randolph, CM, and Springfield Central…

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High School: Catholic Memorial finishes off unbeaten season by winning the Division 2 Super Bowl, the first for the school since 1978

December 3, 2021

FOXBOROUGH – The Catholic Memorial football program can finally party like it’s 1978. Thanks to an impressive 42-18 win in the Division 2 Super Bowl over King Philip on Thursday night at Gillette Stadium, the Knights earned the school’s first state title in football in 43 years, finishing a perfect 13-0. It’s the 12th state championship for legendary head coach John DiBiaso. The Knights offense was a runaway freight train…

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High School: Springfield Central reigns supreme in Division One

December 2, 2021

By Adam Kurkjian FOXBORO — Springfield Central heard its critics loud and clear. When the Golden Eagles won Division 3 state titles in 2018 and 2019, the chorus from the rest of the state was, “Well, they should be playing in Div. 1.” Well, on Thursday night at Gillette Stadium, Springfield Central conquered the state’s highest classification with a 22-15 win over Central Catholic. And junior quarterback William Watson had…

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Marblehead caps undefeated season, pushes state’s longest win streak to 19 with Division 3 Super Bowl title

December 2, 2021

“We just made history!” Those four words perfectly sum up what happened at Gillette Stadium Thursday afternoon for the Marblehead Magicians.  Junior Connor Cronin went off, compiling 263 receiving yards and three touchdowns and more importantly his team also made history by becoming the first football squad in school history to win a state championship by defeating North Attleboro 35-28 in a barn burner. The Magicians went to Cronin early…

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High School: Swampscott wins second straight Division 5 Super Bowl

December 1, 2021

FOXBOROUGH – It took an extra year, but Swampscott Big Blue went back-to-back. With a surprisingly low-scoring 14-7 win in the Division 5 Super Bowl over North Reading on Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium, Swampscott earned a second straight title over 700 days after winning the 2019 title. “So proud of all these seniors to go out like this,” said Swampscott OC Rob Serino, son of head coach Bob Serino….

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High School: Cohasset runs past Wahconah in the Division 7 Super Bowl

December 1, 2021

FOXBORO — Wahconah had four second-half possessions in Wednesday’s Div. 7 state title game against Cohasset. Each time, the Warriors trekked into enemy territory, and each time, Cohasset’s defense allowed zero points. Meanwhile, the Skippers made the most of their opportunities, and earned a 27-12 victory for Cohasset’s first state crown since 2014. Both teams played well, but Cohasset simply made the necessary plays to get in the end zone…

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High School: Randolph wins Division 8 Super Bowl for first title in program history

December 1, 2021

FOXBOROUGH – FOXBOROUGH – It’s rare you get to see a familiar foe in a statewide tournament. It’s even rarer when you play a familiar foe for a state championship. When Hull and Randolph kicked off a three-day football-a-palooza at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday afternoon for the Division 8 Super Bowl, it was a rematch of a South Shore matchup earlier in the year that Pirates won by 20. With…

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High School: Division 2 Super Bowl Preview

December 1, 2021

Division 2 Super Bowl Preview Players to watch Catholic Memorial: QB J.C Petrongolo, RB Carson Harwood, RB Datrell Jones, WR Cole Osinube, WR Jaedn Skeete, WR Mervens Amazan, DE Boubacar Traore King Philip: QB Charlie Grant, RB Crawford Cantave, RB Rudy Gately, FB/MLB Will Astorino, OT/DE Hunter Hastings, WR/CB Jonathan Joseph, TE Drew Danson Game Preview King Philip is making their fourth appearance in six years at Gillette Stadium. The…

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High School: Division 1 Super Bowl Preview

December 1, 2021

Division I Super Bowl Preview Players to Watch Springfield Central: QB William Watson, RB Tariq Thomas, WR Joe Griffin, TE/DE Josiah Griffin, WR Tykarryon Daniels, WR/DB Mattias Barbour Central Catholic: QB Ayden Perreira, TE/DE Preston Zinter, WR/DB Justice McGrail, OT/DT Jaden Wiggins, RB/DB Matthias Latham Game Preview: Central Catholic and Springfield Central will meet for the second time this season but the stakes are much higher this time around. Central…

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