The end zone

October 27, 2011

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High 5

▸Tyler Kaufman, Tri-County: The senior running back rushed 21 times for 130 yards and three touchdowns to lift the Cougars past Southeastern, 28-6.

▸Bernard Lynch, Arlington Catholic: The Cougars remained unbeaten behind another stellar performance from their senior back: 136 yards rushing, one touchdown, and an 83-yard punt return for a score in a 28-0 win over Austin Prep.

▸Alex Opiela, Medfield: The senior cocaptain was 23 of 39 passing for 301 yards and four touchdowns while running for another score in a 32-16 win over Norton.

▸Nick Scott, Brookline: The sophomore quarterback connected for three touchdown tosses, including two to his brother, Leon, a senior, and ran for one more in a 47-28 win over Dedham.

▸Nick Zucco, Franklin: In a 35-21 Hockomock League win over Canton, the sophomore signal caller accounted for 305 yards through the air, 99 on the ground, and four touchdowns (2 rushing, 2 passing).

Perry’s Top 10 Teams

1. Concord-Carlisle (7-0); beat

Acton-Boxborough, 35-12

2. Lincoln-Sudbury (7-0); beat

Boston Latin, 34-12

3. Nashoba (7-0); beat Westborough, 57-13

4. King Philip (6-1); beat Foxborough, 28-7

5. Needham (6-1); beat Walpole, 31-22

6. St. John’s (4-3); lost to Leominster, 23-15

7. Holliston (5-1); beat Hopkinton, 20-0

8. Hudson (6-1); beat North Middlesex, 34-19

9. Natick (6-1); beat Braintree, 21-12

10. Hopkinton (6-1); lost to Holliston, 42-21

Game of the Week

Natick at Needham (tomorrow, 7 p.m.)

A couple of one-loss teams with young quarterbacks square off in the Bay State Conference. In his first varsity start, Needham sophomore Ryan Charter threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns in a 31-22 win over Walpole. Natick sophomore Troy Flutie is second in Division 2 with 14 TD passes.

Week 8 Slate


(Games at 7 p.m. unless noted otherwise)

Natick at Needham; Westford at Lincoln-Sudbury; Concord-Carlisle at Weston; Newton North at Walpole; Brookline at Milton; Shrewsbury at Hudson; Doherty at Nashoba; Littleton at Groton-Dunstable; Maynard at Ayer Shirley; Ashland at Westwood; Medfield at Medway; Hopkinton at Bellingham; Norton at Dover-Sherborn; Holliston at Millis-Hopedale; Franklin at Stoughton; Winchester at Arlington; Watertown at Burlington.


Nashoba Valley Tech at Bay Path, 12; Tri-County at Bishop Connolly, 1; Framingham at Norwood, 1; Acton-Boxborough at Waltham, 1; Wayland at Newton South, 1; Dedham at Wellesley, 1; Westborough at Wachusett, 1; Worcester Tech at Keefe Tech, 1; Nobles at Lawrence Academy, 1; Belmont at Lexington, 1:30; St. John’s of Shrewsbury at Xaverian, 1:30; Blackstone Valley at Assabet, 2; Thayer at Middlesex, 2:15; Rivers at St. Mark’s, 2:15; St. Paul’s at Groton, 2:30; St. Sebastian’s at St. George’s, 2:30; Belmont Hill at Milton Academy, 3; Marlborough at Milford, 6; Archbishop Williams at Arlington Catholic, 6; Hebron (Maine) at Dexter, 6.

Compiled by Phil Perry.

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