Now 4-1, they’ll need some help in the chase for the MVC Division 2 race because of the earlier loss to Tewksbury. But O’Connor and the crew are only looking at the positives that lie ahead.
“It’s a program built for the long haul,” said the coach. “We are winning on all levels, not just the varsity. Sure, we lose some key pieces (Morgan and Brady for two) after this year. But you’re looking at a pretty good defense that loses one starter next year.”
I had the inkling coming in — actually picked the Hillies to win this one at my blog (blogs.eagletribune.com/mvsports) — but yesterday’s win officially puts Haverhill High on the football map.
“We are coming together,” said the receiver on the game-winning TD, Jordan Javier. “We’re doing what has to be done. We’re beating the teams we’re supposed to beat.
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