By Dina Caloggero
The St Clement High School captured the Division 6 North Title beating Latin Academy 21-14 in a stunning victory at Dilboy Stadium Saturday, November 16. With the victory the Anchormen will take on the Cohasset Skippers next Saturday at 6:30 pm in Brockton which brings them one victory away from the playing in Super Bowl at Gillette for the Division 6 Title.
The Anchormen lead by QB Michael Sullivan (Everett) had two touchdown passes and ran 24 yard for a TD with just over 3 minutes left to secure the win for St Clement. The team rallied together after senior lineman Connor Sullivan (Charlestown) was carted off of the field with a leg injury. Senior Khaneil Bruce (Everett) and Junior Oyaronbi (Malden) both caught TD passes from Sullivan in the first half to make the score 13-0. The Latin Academy Dragons answered with TD after QB Kyle Danced threw a 39 yard pass to DeVaughn Riley to make the score 13to 6 at the half.
Both teams showed solid defense and remained scoreless third. In the 4th quarter, Brandon Williams (Boston) blocked a punt that landed in the end zone for a safety to give the Anchormen a 15- 6 lead. Latin forced a fumble in the middle of the 4th quarter and returned it for a 57 yards TD and converted for 2 points to cut the St Clement lead to 15 – 14. Senior Deron Hines (Chelsea) who rushed for 134 yards on 25 carries ran the ball down field which setup a 24 yard TD run by Sullivan to make the score 21 to 14 to secure the win for the Anchormen. Hines was named the game MVP for his outstanding performance.