Three games to watch in football this week:
English at West Roxbury, Friday, 3:30 p.m.
West Roxbury (2-3) is coming off tough losses to Brighton and East Boston. The Raiders look to get back on track against an English team (2-3) that shut out New Mission, 22-0, last week. Eagles quarterback Emmanuel Almonte had more than 100 yards rushing and two touchdowns last week, so West Roxbury’s defense will have to contain him.
Madison Park vs. Burke at White Stadium, Friday, 3 p.m.
Burke (0-4) is still looking for its first win. It hung tough with English and O’Bryant early in the year, but struggled against a more competitive Latin Academy squad. This week, it faces a Madison Park team (3-2) that has won three in a row.
Brighton vs. New Mission at Reservation Field, Friday, 3:30 p.m.
Brighton (5-0) and quarterback Jalen Apperwhite bring an undefeated record into a game against a New Mission squad (1-4) that struggled to put up points against a tough English defense last week. New Mission will have to score points to contend with the offensive attack of Apperwhite and the rest of the Bengals.
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