April 5 Weekend Stars

Here are some standout individual performances at both the high school and college level from over the weekend.


Players listed alphabetically.


Henry Altenweg, Greater Lowell Tech: In Greater Lowell's 33-18 win over Essex Tech, this senior tight end and linebacker had five receptions for 83 yards and two touchdowns to go along with nine tackles, a sack, and a tackle for loss.


Tyler Bannon and Tyler DeMattio, North Attleboro: Both players made huge contributions to the Red Rocketeers' 14-6 win over Stoughton. Bannon forced two fumbles, recovering one of them, in the fourth quarter. DeMattio rushed for 150 yards and two touchdowns.


Lincoln Beal, Andover: This sophomore had a big day in his team's 44-6 win over Lawrence. He rushed for 67 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries, and caught nine passes for 94 yards and a touchdown.


Andrew Bossey and Keegan Sullivan, Scituate: In a 40-13 win over Quincy, Sullivan 110 yards on four carries, 56 yards on one reception, and one return for 45 yards for 211 all-purpose yards and a touchdown. Bossey had 102 yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries.


Ryan Boyce, Northbridge: In a 35-0 win over Worcester South, this quarterback completed 9 of 11 passes for 220 yards and five touchdowns.


Jake Connolly, Bishop Fewnick: This wide receiver/running back/defensive back made plenty of big plays in the Crusaders' 21-7 win over Bishop Feehan. Connolly found the end zone twice, once on a 20-yard screen, and again on a 1-yard run.


Kyle Darrigo, Tewksbury: This senior running back and defensive back rushed for 218 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries. On defense, he made an interception.


Liam Hines, North Quincy: In a 28-13 win over Hanover, Hines rushed for 190 yards and three touchdowns on 27 carries. He also ran for a two-point conversion, made two tackles and two pass breakups, and 13 of his carries either went for first downs or touchdowns.


Michael Holt, Tantasqua: In his team's 29-21 win over Marlboro, Holt caught nine passes for 85 yards and a touchdown, plus a two-point conversion.


Casious Johnson, Plymouth South: In a 39-13 win over Pembroke, this freshman running back had 201 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries.


Christian Lederman, Natick: In a 35-0 win over Needham, Lederman made five tackles, 4.5 sacks, and forced and recovered a fumble.


Collin Murphy, Lincoln-Sudbury: Lincoln-Sudbury has been on a roll, and stayed that way with a 42-0 shutout of Waltham this past weekend. Murphy, a senior defensive back and captain, had an interception, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery.


Blake Peters, Lynnfield: In a 29-0 win over Manchester Essex, this wide receiver and cornerback caught five passes for 78 yards and two touchdowns, He also had an interception and two tackles on defense.


Jaichun Stanton-Jones, Beverly: This wide receiver/defensive back made plays in all three phases in the Panthers' 41-13 win over Gloucester. He made an interception, caught a touchdown pass, and also returned a kickoff for a score.


Ryan Stanwood, Holliston: One of the biggest wins of the weekend was Holliston's 27-0 win over Ashland, and Stanwood played a big part. Stepping in for injured quarterback Kevin Balewicz, Stanwood directed an offense that rushed for 337 yards. Stanwood had 29 yards rushing and a touchdown, and on defense made five solo and five assisted tackles. Stanwood also played every special teams, including long snapping, and did not come off the field.

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