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Mr. Football Watch: Week 2

9/10/2012

THE CONTENDERS

Shadrach Abrokwah, Sr. RB, St. John’s (Shrewsbury)

Ran for 205 yards and three scores on 24 carries as the Pioneers won a 47-40 shootout against Holy Name.

Vincent Burton, Sr. RB, Blue Hills

Put in a Yeoman's workload in a 24-6 win over East Boston, carrying 27 times for 158 yards and a score.

Brian Dunlap, Soph. WR, Natick

Hauled in five passes for 125 yards and a score in the Red Hawks’ 47-6 blowout of Brookline.

Troy Flutie, Jr. QB, Natick

Completed 6 of 11 passes for 128 yards and two scores, and added 75 yards on seven carries for two more, in a 47-6 blowout of Brookline.

Alex Jette, Sr. RB, North Attleborough

Against Rhode Island power La Salle, Jette had a night seemingly from the Twilight Zone – 236 yards on just six carries, 345 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns – as the Red Rocketeers rolled easily.

Marcus Odiah, Sr. RB, Burlington

Ran for 292 yards and three scores in the Red Devils’ wild win over Billerica.

Nick Peabody, Sr. QB, Barnstable

Ran for two touchdowns and threw for four more, to four different receivers, in a 55-3 thrashing of Durfee.

Jonathan Thomas, Jr. RB, St. John’s Prep

Carried the ball just seven times in the Eagles’ 49-6 blowout of Dracut, but accounted for 92 rushing yards and two touchdowns.

Jakarrie Washington, Sr. WR, Everett

Totaled 127 yards of offense and two scores in the Crimson Tide’s 29-7 win at Leominster.

Quron Wright, Sr. RB, Holy Name

Ran for four scores and a career-best 282 yards in the Naps’ 47-40 loss to St. John’s of Shrewsbury.

ON THE RISE

Malique Clark, Sr. RB, Attleboro

Carried 18 times for 198 yards and three touchdowns in the Blue Bombardiers’ 19-7 win over intra-city rival Bishop Feehan.

Frankie Elder, Sr. QB, Longmeadow

Back to his familiar position after quarterbacking the Lancers to a Super Bowl title in 2011, Elder accounted for six touchdowns (four rushing, two passing) in a 46-0 shutout of Chicopee Comp.

Cam Farnham, Sr. WR, Andover

Returned a kickoff 80 yards to the house, and added four receptions for 82 yards and two scores, in the Golden Warriors’ 50-35 rally over rival North Andover.

Darien Fernandez, Sr. RB, Wareham

The 5-foot-6 fire hydrant ran for six touchdowns, five in the first half, and 247 yards as the Vikings downed Falmouth 51-14.

Brendan Flaherty, Sr. RB, Beverly

Amassed 272 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns as the Panthers steamrolled Concord-Carlisle, 34-7.

Kiivone Howard, Jr. RB, Foxborough

Ran for 202 yards and three scores on 13 carries, as the Warriors romped East Longmeadow 34-10.

Jon Hurvitz, Sr. RB, Duxbury

Ran for 208 yards and two scores on 17 carries, as the Dragons beat Bridgewater-Raynham 20-6 to extend the state’s longest active win streak to 27 games.

C.J. Scarpa, Sr. QB, Andover

Was 14-of-23 passing for 247 yards and five touchdowns, with two interceptions, in the Warriors’ 50-35 win over North Andover.

Andrew Smiley, Jr. QB, St. John's (Shrewsbury)

In his first varsity start, the 6-foot-3 Smiley accounted for 353 yards of total offense and four scores as the Pioneers beat Holy Name 47-40.