Oct. 28 Weekend Stars

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

Players listed alphabetically.

Bilal Ally, UMass: In his team's 56-35 loss to UConn, Ally carried the ball 25 times for 159 yards — including one of 63 — and two touchdowns.

JD Antaya, Blackstone Valley Tech: In a 41-20 win over Littleton, this senior running back/cornerback rushed for two touchdowns, returned a kickoff for a score, and played shutdown defense.

Ayir Asante, Holy Cross: In a 31-10 win over Colgate, this wide receiver caught four passes for 144 yards and touchdowns of 31 and 58 yards.

John Barros and Chase Vaughan, Milton: In a 34-15 win over Newton North, Barros, a senior running back/linebacker, rushed 10 times for 104 yards and a touchdown, caught five passes for 158 yards and a touchdown, and made eight tackles, one for loss, and a sack on defense. Vaughan, a sophomore quarterback, completed 17-of-30 passes for 345 yards and two touchdowns. It is his second game in a row with over 300 yards passing in a season where he has completed 59 percent of his throws for 1,360 yards, 13 touchdowns, and three picks.

Jay Brunelle and Colin Schofield, St. John's (Shrewsbury): In a 30-20 win over Leominster, Schofield completed 20-of-25 passes for 347 yards and two touchdowns, marking his third straight game with at least 300 yards passing. He also rushed for 51 yards and two touchdowns on six carries. Brunelle caught seven of those passes for 207 yards and two touchdowns.

Christian Carter, Merrimack: In a 24-21 victory over Presbyterian, Carter threw for two touchdowns and ran for a 9-yard, game-winning score with 3:08 to play.

"Chris Crew" of Stoughton: In a 35-0 win over North Attleboro, Christian Georges made 12 tackles, a sack, forced two fumbles, and returned a fumble 48 yards for a touchdown. Chris Ais had 14 tackles, and rushed for 75 yards and a touchdown. Christian Ais had 150 yards of total offense and scored three touchdowns: one running the ball, another catching a pass, and a third on a fumble  return.

Jack Cook, Harvard: In a 30-24 loss to Princeton, this wide receiver caught eight passes for 141 yards and a 73-yard touchdown.

Hunter Dean and Nick Siegelman, Plymouth South: In a 54-20 win over Pembroke, Dean, a junior quarterback, completed 10-of-12 passes for 301 yards and five touchdowns. Siegelman, a senior running back, rushed for 175 yards and three touchdowns, and had 35 yards receiving and a score.

Michael DiPlacido, BB&N: In a 24-20 win over St. Sebastian's, this junior had a 75-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, blocked a kick, made five tackles, and broke up three passes.

Gabriel Dos Santos, Shepherd Hill: In a key, 29-22 win over Shrewsbury, this senior filled in for injured starting running back Nathaniel Cooper and did more than pick up the slack. Dos Santos rushed for 134 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries. He also ran in a two-point conversion. On defense, he made two interceptions, including one that sealed it in the end zone with under a minute to play.

Emmanuel Exilhomme, Framingham State: This Roslindale native and O'Bryant alum caught three passes for 54 yards and two touchdowns in the Rams' huge, 39-14 win over previously-unbeaten Western Conn.

Ben Green, Mike Russell and Ryan Russell, West Springfield: The Terriers once again showed off their terrific passing attack in a 41-0 win over Wahconah. Ryan Russell, a quarterback, completed 12-of-15 passes for 424 yards and six touchdowns. Green (216 yards, 3 TD) and Mike Russell (126 yards, TD) were his main targets.

Clayton Marengi, Lynnfield: In a 26-25 win over Hamilton-Wenham, this quarterback completed 22-of-32 passes for 326 yards, three touchdowns, and ran for another score.

Devonte Medley and Ahmik Watterson, Brockton: In the Boxers' 15-8 win over New Bedford, Medley, a junior quarterback, threw two touchdowns and no interceptions, while Watterson, a senior running back/wide receiver/defensive back, caught a 58-yard touchdown pass and made the game-clinching interception with less than two minutes to play.

Kalel Mullings and Jake Willcox, Milton Academy: These two both shined as the Mustangs won their showdown of ISL unbeatens with Belmont Hill, 48-25. Mullings, a Michigan commit and All-American running back and linebacker, caught nine passes for 147 yards and three touchdowns, and rushed for two more. He also made a sack and interception on defense. Willcox completed 13-of-15 passes for 240 yards and three touchdowns.

Noah Neville, Bentley: This Boston native and graduate of Newton North had a major hand in the Falcons' big, 28-21 win over Pace. The wide receiver caught a 40-yard touchdown pass with 3:43 to go for the game-winning score, and also had a 71-yard touchdown catch.

Anthony Oquendo, Fitchburg: This sophomore is putting up a tremendous season, and had a huge game in a 16-15 win over Nashoba. Oquendo rushed for 156 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries. He also made six tackles and two interceptions, the second a game-clincher on the Chieftains' final drive.

Tyler Reid, Needham: This senior running back had a terrific game in the Rockets' 30-28 win over Walpole. He carried the ball 19 times for 220 yards with a 55-yard touchdown called back. That total helped him eclipse the 2,000-yard rushing mark for his career. He returned a kickoff 80 yards for a score and finished with 323 all-purpose yards. He now has 20 career touchdowns.

Ethan Ritchie, Hanover: In a 33-6 win over North Quincy, Ritchie exploded for 235 yards and four touchdowns on 11 carries.


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