Captains power Panthers’ win

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Matt Jeye knelt over Holliston High teammate Paul Beling and pleaded with him.

“You better be OK,” Jeye said, “because we need you for another quarter.”

Beling had been on the receiving end of a 72-yard completion from Jeye before getting the wind knocked from his lungs at the Westwood High 3-yard line.

Three plays and two Panthers penalties later, the tight end got open in the corner of the end zone and caught a 13-yard touchdown on fourth down to give Holliston a 28-20 lead with 10 minutes left in the game.

The four Holliston seniors: Jeye, Beling, Colman Regan and Austin Barrett—all captains—pushed each other to play significant roles in the Panthers’ 35-20 win Friday, which vaulted Holliston into the Division 4 South title game at Dennis-Yarmouth on Friday.

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