The North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie football team has been selected to play in the Small School Vocational Bowl championship game on Thursday, Dec. 5.
The Bulldogs (7-3) will meet Blue Hills Regional (7-3) of Canton for the small school crown at Braintree High School beginning at 4:30 p.m. Based on the power rating system used for qualification, Blue Hills came in as the No. 1 seed while North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie was the second seed.
This bowl meeting will be a rematch of Week 2 this season when North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie fell to Blue Hills, 16-7.
Eight North Shore Tech/Essex Aggie players were named Commonwealth Conference all-stars as the league held its annual all-star meeting yesterday. The players include junior running back/linebacker Dan Bailey, who was also named the league’s Most Valuable Player; senior tailback/linebacker Ross Murphy; senior offensive guard/defensive tackle John Sabbio, senior quarterback/safety Ian LeFavour; junior wide receiver and free safety Yordany Sanchez; sophomore two-way tackle Brent Campbell; sophomore center and defensive end Bryan Raustad; and sophomore wide receiver and defensive back Paul Lazzaro.
Honorable mention accolades went to the Bulldogs’ Matt Almon, a junior tight end and linebacker; Luke Popoloski, a senior offensive tackle and defensive end; Charlie Self, a senior offensive lineman; and Daniel Ramirez, a junior defensive back.
In addition, Paul Worth was chosen as the Commonwealth Conference Coach of the Year.