WOBURN — St. John’s Prep.
Stop us for those who’ve heard this earlier than.
Edwin Castro rushed for 2 touchdowns whereas Deacon Robillard threw for 2 scores as No. 1 St. John’s Prep earned its fourth Div. 1 Super Bowl look in 5 seasons with a 35-7 win over No. 4 Andover on Friday night time at Woburn High School.
St. John’s Prep’s win units up a quandary for the 2 Super Bowl individuals because the Eagles (11-0) will tackle Xaverian. The rivals have their annual Thanksgiving Day sport earlier than the championship and this 12 months’s Turkey Day contest may have league championship implications.
“Our goal this week was to earn another two weeks and we did that,” St. John’s Prep coach Brian St. Pierre mentioned. “I am not at Thanksgiving yet. I know our next two games will be against a very good opponent.”
A handful of breakout stars showcased themselves Friday night time. Castro had a pair of touchdowns whereas Nick Schibili had a key strip-sack that Alexander Bajoras recovered. Anthony Bechalany had a choose and Gavin Gold secured a 28-yard landing reception.
“We have a bunch of hard-working, tough guys that have contributed all year and that was the same tonight,” St. Pierre mentioned. “Castro has played a lot of ball but we’re trying to find roles for him. I was happy he had success tonight.”
Prep star Mason McSweeeney hauled in a landing cross on the sport’s opening drive to place SJP up 8-0. The senior captain additionally had a pair of sacks for the sport. After an Andover punt, the Eagles doubled their lead as Castro rushed for 17 yards on a direct snap earlier than a one-yard landing scamper. Bechalany’s interception gave the Eagles possession as soon as once more, establishing Castro’s second landing rush of the night time to make it 22-0.
As time dwindled down within the opening half, Robillard threw a rainbow to Gold who hauled in a 28-yard landing reception to provide the Eagles a 28-0 benefit on the break.
Andover’s lone rating got here on its first drive of the third quarter courtesy of a 16-yard landing reception by Chris Dessin.