South: Players of the Week and Top 10 football teams

High 5

Andrew Benson, East Bridgewater: The senior quarterback ran for three touchdowns and tossed a pair of scoring passes in a 42-7 win over Carver.

Nolan Bergeron, Old Rochester: In a 36-34triple-overtime loss to Dighton-Rehoboth, the junior signal caller put up a relentless fight. He had 14 carries for 174 yards and four touchdowns while completing two passes for 48 yards. He also made eight tackles on defense.

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Alex Berluti, Westwood: Along with completing three touchdown passes, the senior quarterback ran for a score and compiled 300 all-purpose yards in a 36-33 Tri-Valley League victory over Medway.

Kiivone Howard, Foxborough: In a 27-6 win over Oliver Ames, the senior rushed for three TDs, Nos. 15, 16, and 17, which lead Division 3.

Jon Hurvitz/Sean McCarthy , Duxbury: The Dragons churned out their 33d consecutive victory, 37-28 over Quincy, behind a dominant performance on the ground from the pair, who teamed up for 32 rushes for 266 yards and three TDs. McCarthy also threw for 132 yards and two scores.

Doncaster’s Top 10 Teams

1. Duxbury (7-0); beat Quincy, 37-28

2. Walpole (7-0); beat Needham, 31-0

3. Abington (7-0); beat Mashpee, 34-7

4. Sharon (6-1); beat Stoughton, 16-14

5. Stoughton (6-1); lost to Sharon, 16-14

6. Hingham (6-1); beat Whitman-Hanson, 20-14

7. Wareham (6-1); beat Bishop Stang, 36-0

8. Weymouth (5-2); lost to Norwood, 28-7

9. Bridgewater-Raynham (4-3); beat Xaverian, 32-27

10. Brockton (4-3); beat Durfee, 50-0

Game of the Week

S toughton at Oliver Ames, Friday 7

This Hockomock matchup is vital for 5-2 Oliver Ames, which lost its first league game to Foxborough, but has yet to lose on their home turf. The Black Knights are coming off of their first loss to Sharon, but Greg Burke’s 6-1 team is resilient.

Week 8 Slate


Marshfield at Plymouth North, 7


Blue Hills at Diman, 6; Apponequet at Fairhaven; Bristol-Plymouth at Southeastern; Brockton at Leominster; Canton at Foxborough; Carver at Mashpee; Cohasset at Sandwich; Dartmouth at Bridgewater-Raynham; Dennis-Yarmouth at Plymouth South; East Bridgewater at Norwell; Hanover at North Quincy; Hingham at Duxbury; Mansfield at North Attleborough; Old Rochester at Bourne; Rockland at Abington; Scituate at Quincy; Seekonk at Wareham; Sharon at Randolph; Stoughton at Oliver Ames; Wellesley at Dedham; Westwood at Ashland; Weymouth at Braintree; Whitman-Hanson at Silver Lake


Milton at Brookline, 1; Pembroke at Middleborough, 1; Walpole at Newton North, 1; Xaverian at St. John’s (Shrewsbury), 1; Milton Academy at Belmont Hill, 2; Old Colony at Upper Cape, 2; Middlesex at Thayer, 2:15; Bishop Fenwick at Archbishop Williams, 3; Lawrence Academy at Nobles, 3; South Shore Voc-Tech at Nantucket, 5; St. Mary’s at Cardinal Spellman, 7
Coryn Doncaster