Monday, September 24, 2012
Mr. Football Watch: Week 4
By Brendan Hall
THE CONTENDERS Drew Belcher, Jr. QB, Reading Tossed four touchdown passes in the Rockets' 32-0 shutout of Arlington.
Brian Dunlap, Soph. WR, Natick Caught six passes for 147 yards and two scores in the Red Hawks' 33-7 win over Milton.
Jalen Felix, Sr. ATH, Everett Taking primarily handoffs in the Crimson Tide's 19-7 win over St. John's Prep, carried 12 times for 96 yards and a touchdown.
Troy Flutie, Jr. QB, Natick Completed 14 of 21 passes for 275 yards and three touchdowns, and added 35 yards on the ground, to eclipse 300 yards from scrimmage in the Red Hawks' 33-7 win over Milton.
Jon Hurvitz, Sr. RB, Duxbury Racked up 185 all-purpose yards and five touchdowns in the Dragons' 42-14 win over New Bedford, with 140 yards and four scores coming on the ground.
Marcus Odiah, Sr. RB, Burlington Ran for 243 yards and four touchdowns in the Red Devils' 48-28 shootout win over Belmont.
Nick Peabody, Sr. QB, Barnstable Completed 27 of 39 passes for 402 yards and five touchdowns in a 35-14 win over Sandwich. Peabody currently leads the state with 13 touchdown passes through the first three weeks of the season.
Andrew Smiley, Jr. QB, St. John's (Shrewsbury) Went over 330 yards from scrimmage for the third straight week, this time completing 14 of 26 passes for 207 yards, and adding 126 yards with two scores on the ground, in a 21-6 win over Catholic Memorial.
Jonathan Thomas, Jr. RB, St. John's Prep Carried 19 times for 101 yards in the Eagles' 19-7 loss to No. 1 Everett.
Quron Wright, Sr. RB, Holy Name In the Naps' 43-6 win over Arlington Catholic, Wright carried the ball just six times for 216 yards and touchdown runs of 56, 64 and 81 yards. In the last two weeks, he has just 11 carries but for 365 yards and six touchdowns. For the season, that's currently an absurd 16.9 yards per carry.
ON THE RISE Garrett Carlos, Sr. RB, Somerset-Berkley Carried four times for 187 yards and four touchdowns in the Blue Raiders' 49-6 win over Tri-County.
Justin Mount, Sr. ATH, Westford In the Grey Ghosts' 27-12 win over Malden Catholic, ran 105 yards, caught another 90, and added an interception. In three games, he has 496 yards rushing and three picks.
Aaron Owens, Sr. RB, Springfield Central Carried 17 times for 127 yards and three touchdowns in the Golden Eagles' 32-12 win over Chicopee Comp.
Jon Ojuwkwu, Sr. RB, Nashoba Ran for three first-half scores, including the opening play from scrimmage, in the Chieftains' 42-3 win over Algonquin.
Mike Panepinto, Sr. RB, Needham Ran for 103 yards and four touchdowns in the Rockets' 42-7 rout of Braintree.
Mike Rando, Sr. RB, Walpole Went off for big gains in the Rebels' 46-13 win over Brookline, totaling 120 rushing yards and a score on just three carries, and hauling in four passes for 80 yards.
Rob Rapoza, Sr. RB, Mansfield In the Hornets' 31-16 win over Dracut, he had 20 carries for 248 yards and three scores, and added fourth touchdown on a reception.
C.J. Scarpa, Sr. QB, Andover Completed 18 of 31 passes for 255 yards and three scores, and added a fourth touchdown on the ground, in the Golden Warriors' 34-0 win over Methuen.
Jimmy Sullivan, Sr. QB, Nauset Ran for 190 yards and three touchdowns in the Warriors' 34-14 win over Mashpee.
Cody Williams, Jr. QB, Springfield Central Another solid outing for the junior, completing 11 of 15 passes for 220 yards and two scores in the Golden Eagles' 32-12 win over Chicopee Comp.