FOOTBALL 

Swampscott 28, Winthrop 6: The Big Blue improved to 3-1 with a sound win, scoring one touchdown in each quarter. Zack Palmer got things started with a 90-yard kick return, while Graham Inzana tossed a pair of scores to Anton Vasquez and Cam O'Brien and Dylan January ran one in for Swampscott. Thomas Frisoli was a perfect 4-for-4 on his PATs. 

Greater Lawrence 24, Essex Tech 6: The Hawks (1-3) got a late touchdown run from John Mahar to avoid the shut out, but ultimately couldn't quite keep pace with a strong Reggies team. The ET score was set up by a 42-yard reception from John Ranieri. Freshman Trevor O'Neil turned in an impressive game as the team's starting center, while Connor Drigotas was once again solid defensively in the win. Jake Dumont led the Hawks ground game with 15 carries for 46 yards. 

"I thought it was the best game we played all year against a very, very good Greater Lawrence team," said Hawks' head coach Dan Connors. "That's probably the best team we'll see all year and I thought our guys played well, moved the ball ... they just got stops on a few key third and short and fourth and short opportunities."

North Reading 21, Masconomet 14: Sophomore Matt Nadworney turned in an impressive overall performance with 12 defensive tackles and 55 rushing yards, but it wasn't enough as the Chieftains (2-2) fell on a late North Reading touchdown. Jack Corcoran (2 catches, 35 yards) found pay dirt on a 24-yard catch from Marshall Lastes, while the latter scored on a 1-yard rush in the third for Masco's lone scores. Will Hunter added 53 yards on the ground while Greg Walker had 45 and Lastes finished 4-for-5 for 55 yards through the air. 

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