High school round-up
Tyngsboro 54, Millbury 27
Thomas Michaud rushed for 321-yards, scoring 4 touchdowns, as the Tyngsboro football team mauled Millbury, 54-27, Sept. 24.
Holding a 14-0 lead in the first quarter, Michaud made ample use of some great blocking from his offensive line. He jetted 64-yards to paydirt in the opening moments of the second quarter, before charging in again on a 6-yard end zone scamper before halftime.
He then put the game away with a pair of mammoth TD carries in the third stanza, including a 59-yard burst that opened the floodgates, and a 50-yard run to cap the night.
Ryan Guilmette also gained significant ground for Tyngsboro carrying the pigskin 66-yards including 2 touchdowns.
Quarterback Bryce Goulet got the Tyngsboro offense in motion connecting with Anthony Nicosia on a 30-yard bomb to open the contest. The QB was a perfect 8-for-8 passing for 111-yards.
Central Catholic 35, Westford 21
Anthony Rudiman rushed for a touchdown and threw for another, but it wasn’t enough as Westford fell to Central Catholic 35-21.
Trailing 35-7 entering the third quarter, Westford made a game of it in the late stages. Rudiman (132-yards rushing, 34-yards passing) helped spark the rally connecting with Kyle Doney (57-yards reciving, 2 TDs) on 34-yard touchdown. Peter Burdin also broke in on a 20-yard scamper, cutting the deficit to 35-21.
Bryson smith rushed for a pair of touchdowns for Central, while QB Holden Miller hooked up with receiver Kyle Fivek on a pair of endzone catches.
Billerica 36, Wilmington 21
JT Green scored 3 touchdowns, including a pair in the second half, as Billerica beat Wilmington, 36-21.
Trailing 14-0, Green got the Indians ground game going busting through on a 1-yard touchdown at halftime. He then helped cap an amazing 22-point swing in third quarter, jetting 19-yards to paydirt giving them all the offense they would need. He would ass a 2-yard strike in the third quarter, putting the game away.
Jacob Linton (2-yard run) and Dom Gird (32-yard run), also scored for Billerica.
Wilmington’s offense was led by Pedro Germano, who galloped 71-yards to score early in the first quarter. He also earned some airtime, sending Gavin Erickson deep on a 42-tard TD reception early in the fourth quarter. Marcello Misuraca also scored for Wilmington.
Nashoba Tech 3, Lynn Tech 1
Senior Captain Carolyn Dorman scored the game-winning goal and assisted on another, as Nashoba Tech defeated Lynn Tech, 3-1, Sept. 24.
Carolyn Dorman also enjoyed a 2-point night, pocketing a goal and an assist. Sophomore Sadie Tracy and senior captain Tayla Contino scored the other NT goals. Goaltender Nasta Koyutis played an excellent game, bolstered by the great work of defensemen Lilly Estevao and Collette Dufresne, as well as midfielders Olivia Richard and Riley Barry.
Shawsheen 127, Essex Tech 119
Matt Tramonte was the low medalist for the Rams, as the Shawsheen golf team defeated Essex Tech, 127-119, Sept. 24.
Tramonte shot 39 and 29 points, respectively, bringing the team’s season record to 7-0. Also scoring for the Rams were Colin Lawson (26 points), Sean Schlehuber (21), Aidan Fortunado (19), Tyler Tsoukalas (17) and Derek Nazzaro (15).
The team will play next on Monday, Sept. 27 against Minuteman.
Bedford 3, Westford 1
The Westford volleyball team fell to Bedford, 3-1, Sept. 24.
Trailing 2-0, after dropping its first two sets 25-21, 25-15, Westford battled back taking the third match 25-20. The comeback was short-lived however, as they lost the fourth set 25-15.
Pentucket 4, Central Catholic 3
Sophomore Rianna Lembo scored a goal and added an assist as Central Catholic field hockey lost to Pentucket, 4-3, Sept. 24.
Trailing 2-1 at halftome, Central (3-3) staged a comeback with seniors Hayley Creegan and Brooke Jankowski both scoring goals. Senior Sydney Moda also picked up a helper. Goalie Alexis DeMattia made 16 saves in the loss.
Lilly Estevao and Collette Dufresne, as well as midfielders Olivia Richard and Riley Barry.