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Mr. Football Watch: Week 9

THE CONTENDERS

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

Ran for 151 yards on 11 carries in the Pioneers’ 33-31 loss to Xaverian.

Drew Belcher, Jr. QB, Reading

Ran in two scores as the Rockets beat Woburn 18-7 to become the first team in Eastern Mass. to clinch a playoff spot.

Brian Dunlap, Soph. WR, Natick

Caught four passes for 60 yards and a touchdown in the Red Hawks’ 32-14 win over Needham. He now has 12 touchdown receptions on the season.

Jalen Felix, Sr. WR, Everett

In limited action in the Crimson Tide’s 35-0 win over Medford, scored both on the ground and through the air.

Troy Flutie, Jr. QB, Natick

Accounted for all five of the Red Hawks’ touchdowns in their 32-14 win over Needham. Through the air he was 13 of 22 for 151 yards and two scores, and on the ground he carried 18 times for 130 yards and three scores.

Marshall McCarthy, Sr. LB, Duxbury

Totaled 11 tackles in the Green Dragons’ 14-7 overtime win over Hingham. He now has 87 tackles on the season, with 8.5 sacks.

Alex Moore, Sr. RB, St. John’s Prep

Picked up 108 yards and three touchdowns on 12 carries in the Eagles’ 28-6 win over Catholic Memorial

Nick Peabody, Sr. QB, Barnstable

Had another quality day for the Red Raiders in their 46-33 win over Billerica, completing 13 of 23 passes for 270 yards and three touchdowns, and adding 88 yards and score on the ground on nine carries.

C.J. Scarpa, Sr. QB, Andover

In the Golden Warriors’ 42-22 win over Chelmsford, completed 14 of 23 passes for 201 yards and three touchdowns. His 24 touchdown passes lead the state, besting Peabody (23) and Cambridge’s David Maaghul (22).

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

Ran for 147 yards and caught a touchdown pass in the Eagles’ 28-6 win over Catholic Memorial. Thomas has now surpasses 1,000 yards rushing on the season.

Jakarrie Washington, Sr. WR, Everett

Scored a rushing touchdown and a receiving touchdown in limited action, in the Crimson Tide’s 35-0 win over Medford.

Quron Wright, Sr. RB, Holy Name

Set records in multiple ways against Algonquin, rushing for a school single-game record 407 yards and five touchdowns on 24 carries, and adding a 77-yard punt return for a sixth score, in a 60-32 win. In the process, he also broke the school's career record for rushing yardage. He currently sits at 5,393 yards for his career.

ON THE RISE

Shaquille Anderson, Jr. RB, Cambridge

In the Falcons’ 34-6 win over Revere, carried 28 times for 208 yards and two scores.

Chance Brady, Sr. RB, Haverhill

Carried 25 times for 254 yards and five touchdowns in the Hillies’ 41-20 win over Methuen.

Matt Clifford, Sr. WR, Billerica

Caught 10 passes for 156 yards and three touchdowns in the Indians’ 46-33 loss to Barnstable.

Mike Dunlap, Sr. LB, Natick

Recorded 13 tackles in the Red Hawks’ 32-14 win over Needham, giving him 93 on the season. He also has six sacks.

Tedaro France, Sr. WR, Barnstable

Made five receptions for 127 yards and two scores, and added a 27-yard run, in the Red Raiders’ 46-33 win over Billerica.

Kiivone Howard, Sr. RB, Foxborough

Carried 29 times for 254 yards and three touchdowns in the Warriors’ 28-22 win over Oliver Ames. Howard is now over 1,250 yards rushing on the season.

Matt Phelan, Sr. QB, Northbridge

In the Rams’ 33-0 win over Oxford, completed 12 of 17 passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns, and on the ground added 42 yards and two scores on seven carries.

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

Threw for 335 yards and four touchdowns in the Pioneers’ 33-31 loss to Xaverian.

Jimmy Sullivan, Jr. QB, Nauset

Was his usual self in the Warriors’ 49-14 rout of Falmouth, completing 4 of 5 passes for 97 yards and a touchdown, and carrying eight times for 71 yards and another score. The Warriors totaled 437 yards of offense in the game.

TOP 5 PERFORMANCES OF THE WEEKEND

5. Dylan Oxsen, Jr. RB, Plymouth South

Ran for 301 yards and six touchdowns in the Eagles’ 39-12 thumping of Dennis-Yarmouth.

4. Franklin Huynh, Sr. WR, Malden

Caught six passes for 284 yards (a school record) and three touchdowns in the Golden Tornadoes’ 42-37 win over Somerville.

3. Jake Earl, Sr. RB, Franklin Tech

Ran for 358 yards and six touchdowns in the Eagles’ 38-6 win over Dean Tech.

2. Quron Wright, Sr. RB, Holy Name

Carried 24 times for 407 yards and five touchdowns, and added a 77-yard punt return for a sixth score, the Naps’ 60-32 win over Algonquin.

1. Jack Turner, Sr. DB, Natick

Recorded five interceptions for the Red Hawks in their 32-14 win over Needham.