Sunday, September 9, 2018

MIAA Football: Top 10 Performances From Week One

By Matt Feld (@Mattyfeld612)

Boston, Mass. – Week one of the MIAA high school football season is officially in the books with Catholic Memorial capping off an entertaining weekend of action with a 49-25 win over St. John's Shrewsbury.

Numerous results stood out from the first few days of play, highlighted by North Attleboro snapping King Philip’s 25-game winning streak, Everett defeating Xaverian in a rematch of the previous two Div. 1 Super Bowls, and Lincoln-Sudbury looking like the clear-cut favorite in Div. 2 with a 35-7 thrashing of Springfield Central.

To finish off our coverage of week one, here are our top performers from this weekend.

James Dillon, Sr., RB, Lincoln-Sudbury

The two-way star exploded on Friday night, running for 141 yards and all five touchdowns to lead Lincoln-Sudbury to a 35-7 win over Springfield Central.

Isaac Seide, Sr., RB, Everett

Seide’s first game as a member of the Crimson Tide was a memorable one. The Everett back ran for 165 yards on 14 carries and three touchdowns to help No. 1 Everett take down No. 2 Xaverian.

John Roberts, Sr., QB, Duxbury

The Dragons’ senior quarterback showed that experience pays dividends. Roberts encompassed 287 total yards and six touchdowns as the Duxbury offense showcased its full potential in a 40-14 win over Bridgewater-Raynham.

Khari Johnson, Sr., WR/DB, Catholic Memorial

In what was an electric opening night for the Catholic Memorial offense, Johnson was the star totaling 96 receiving yards, while adding a 90 yard kickoff return. Johnson finished with three touchdowns in the Knights’ 49-25 win over St. John’s Shrewsbury

Colin Schofield, Jr., QB, St. John’s Shrewsbury

Schoefield showed few signs of trepidation in the first start of his career, throwing for 377 yards and three touchdowns in St. John’s Shrewsbury’s opening week loss to Catholic Memorial.

Drew Campanale, Sr., QB, Shrewsbury

Campanale certainly lived up to his preseason hype in week one, totaling four touchdowns as Shrewsbury defeated Shepherd Hill, 34-13, on Friday night.

Billy Sylvia, Sr., RB, Braintree

Sylvia picked up from his strong junior campaign with a huge opening night. The Wamps’ senior running back finished with 106 yards on the ground and three touchdowns in a 28-13 win over Quincy.

Jake Doherty, Sr., RB, Burlington

It was quite the opening night for Doherty as he amassed over 300 yards and scored four touchdowns in Burlington’s 43-33 win over Bedford.

Matthew Petercuskie, Sr., QB, Barnstable

Petercuskie was the catalyst of Barnstable’s upset win over Dennis-Yarmouth. The Raiders' quarterback threw for 207 yards and three touchdowns to lead Barnstable to a 20-13 win over the Dolphins.

Tyler Reid, Sr., RB, Needham

The Rockets came away with a statement, 20-16 win over Natick on Friday night with Reid running for 203 yards on 23 carries and a touchdown.

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