Marshfield’s religion that it might dethrone Catholic Memorial was effectively positioned.
Davin True rushed for 3 scores whereas Jake Brilliant hauled in two key second-half landing receptions as No. 4 Marshfield knocked off two-time defending champion No. 1 Catholic Memorial, 52-40, on Saturday afternoon to advance to the Div. 2 Super Bowl.
Marshfield will tackle King Philip for the Div. 2 Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium.
“I mean, we’re going to Gillette. Who doesn’t want to go to Gillette? Let’s go!’” stated Brilliant
In entrance of a full home at Bridgewater-Raynham, Marshfield’s offense was prolific via all 4 quarters. The Rams scored in double-figures in every quarter, ran over 75 performs, and compiled practically 400 yards together with over 250 on the bottom.
“That was unbelievable,” Marshfield coach Chris Arouca stated. “When the alignments came out we knew Catholic Memorial was in our bracket. I didn’t think we would score that many points but we have a great running back and quarterback and that helps you out.”
The Rams held a 28-27 benefit on the break however compelled a 3 and out and bought a 25-yard discipline objective from Nick Drosopoulos to stretch the result in 31-27. Marshfield’s protection then got here via with Brady Bogni recovering a Knights fumble to arrange a four-yard landing reception by Brilliant to stretch the benefit to 38-27.
CM bought again inside a possession, 38-33, on a Zach Brown four-yard landing however the last 12 minutes belonged to Marshfield. After Tor Maas related with Brilliant and True for a mixed 45 yards to get the Rams contained in the pink zone, the Rams junior quarterback related with Brilliant for a 16-yard landing on a slant over the center to increase the result in 45-33.
Will Devine then tallied Marshfield’s second fumble restoration of the second half to arrange a one-yard landing reception by Brady Crowley to place Marshfield in command, 52-33, with 3:03 remaining.
Giovanni Joseph opened the sport with an 87-yard kick return for a landing to place Marshfield up 7-0. The Knights answered with consecutive scores to go in entrance and maintained a 27-21 lead when Peter Bourque related with George Mather for a 56 yard landing and Thomas Kuefler for a 25 yard rating. True, nonetheless, scored from a yard out to provide Marshfield a 28-27 benefit on the half.