Ten Top Football Performers Week 4 - 2014
Welcome to our fourth week of coverage for the 2014 Massachusetts football season as we highlight 10 of the top performances in Massachusetts for the prior week of action. This week we just had to add an eleventh player, including our player of the week, as it was extremely difficult to even narrow it down to 11 elite performances.
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"10" Top Performances
Not to be outdone was our next TEN to shine:
Andrew Denucci ’15 – LB – Newton North – Denucci had one of the top defensive efforts of the season in a 24-7 win over Needham. The senior made 15 tackles, had two sacks, and returned a pick-6, 56 yards to the house.
AJ Dillon ’17 – RB – Lawrence Academy – Dillon rushed for 160 yards and five touchdowns as Lawrence Academy defeated St. Mark’s, 49-19.
Chris Cervizzi ’15 – RB – Brooks – Cervizzi exploded for 288 yards and three touchdowns in a 30-13 win over Nobles.
Doug Santos ‘16 – RB – Peabody – The junior running back rushed for 273 yards and three touchdowns as Peabody defeated Danvers, 35-19. Check out more from the game in our photo gallery.
Eric Jones ’15 – RB – Lincoln-Sudbury - The senior had his hands in everything on Saturday, as he ran for 73 yards and one touchdown, he tossed a 23-yard touchdown pass, and he added a second half 45-yard pick-six, in a 35-14 win over Newton South. Read more about Jones’ effort in our game-recap here.
James Sullivan ’15 – RB/DB - Tewksbury – The senior running back did it all for Tewksbury in a 27-7 win over North Andover. Sullivan returned an interception for a touchdown and also rushed one in for Tewksbury. Check out more from Sullivan’s day in our video “Game of the Week” below.
Lucas Harris ’15 – QB – Lynn English – Harris had an all-around fantastic effort as the senior quarterback passed for 290 yards and three touchdowns and also rushed for 121 yards and two scores in the Bulldog’s 41-33 win over Saugus.
Lukas Denis ’15 – ATH – Everett– Denis’ day was measured more his clutch performance than pure numbers, as the senior Boston College commit came up with a huge fourth quarter effort in a 34-23 win over St. John’s Prep. Denis rushed 69 yards and a touchdown in the final quarter of play alone. Check out more from the game in our photo gallery.
Nick Athy ’15 – QB - Holliston – Athy makes his third appearance on our list this week. The senior had his most productive week of the short season, as he had his hand in eight touchdowns (five passing, three rushing) in Holliston’s 62-21 victory over Hopkinton.
Zach Elkinson '15 – WR– Holliston – Elkinson made Athy’s job a little easier this weekend as the senior pulled in eight catches for 272 yards and four touchdowns in Holliston’s impressive 62-21 win over Hopkinton.
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