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October 13, 2013

Gridiron Memories: Central's amazing goal-line stand

Fifteen years ago, an upset-minded Haverhill was stopped four times inside the 1 in the final five minutes and Central Catholic hung on for the wild 23-18 win. Tackle Scott Goddard made a big stop and defensive back Brian Lemieux alertly snuffed out a reverse. Central’s Ted Rokas scored twice while the Hillies’ Adam Gagne had three TDs. ... In a battle of unbeatens, Andover downed Methuen 27-8. Rick Johnson threw for 111 yards and ran for a score. QB L.J. Grasso had all the Ranger points. ... Jose Baez of Lawrence caught a 40-yard TD pass but Brooks lost to Governor Dummer 30-12. ... Nate Gatchell scored for Georgetown in a 14-8 loss to Greater Lowell. ... Salem’s Montrez Payton (25 carries, 188 yards, 2 TDs) came up big but to no avail in a 35-14 loss to Nashua.

Bo Morales carried 22 times for 147 yards and scored all four TDs as Greater Lawrence beat Pope John 28-6. Steve Miller (164 rushing yards) also had four TDs to lead Londonderry in a 31-0 whitewashing of West. ... A 58-yard TD pass from Luis Del Rios to Steve Bradish was the highlight for Lawrence, which lost to Somerville 21-12. ... Justin St. Hilaire picked off three passes, the last coming in the end zone with 16 seconds left, as North Andover held off Lynnfield 16-14. It turned out to be the Knights’ only win of the season. ... Dan Pacheco and Josh Owen scored for Pelham in a 16-8 win at Fall Mt. ...

Pentucket’s Greg Lunn caught a 3-yard TD pass from Erich Schlitt but that was one of the few highlights in a 21-6 loss to Amesbury. ... Post-grad Pat Sheehan of North Andover racked up 147 yards of offense and scored twice as Phillips topped Kent 27-22. ... In a 33-6 win over Merrimack, Pinkerton’s Jarod Guay booted two field goals and Mark DeBenedetto carried nine times for 136 yards and a score. ... Nick Connolly rushed for 123 yards and Matt Cerne scored but Bishop Guertin drubbed Timberlane 40-7. ... Scott McGibbon scored two TDs, one on a 59-yard pass from Jon Turrisi, as Whittier ripped St. Mary 27-0.

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