All the MIAA high school playoff scores and South Shore highlights, including non-playoffs

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Entering Thursday's slate of games, 32 high school football teams still had hopes on winning one of eight MIAA state championships. Eleven of those teams hail from the South Shore and Greater Brockton areas.

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Rockland and Abington were playing in the Division 6 quarterfinals on Thursday. Scituate, Marshfield, Duxbury, Plymouth South, Hanover, Milton, Hull and Randolph are all set to play on Friday.

Cohasset wraps up the local slate with a game at Hamilton-Wenham on Saturday.

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Division 1

No. 3 St. John's Prep 57, No. 6 Wachusett 20: SJP advances to the Final Four.

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No. 5 Springfield Central 40, No. 4 Xaverian 15: Springfield Central rattled off 22 unanswered points in the second half to advance to the Final Four.

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No. 2 Central Catholic 37, No. 7 St. John's (Shrewsbury) 13: The Pioneers could not pull off the upset.

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No. 1 Franklin 24, No. 8 Metheun 7: The top-seeded Panthers remain undefeated with the win.

Division 2

No. 2 Milford 21, No. 7 Natick 7: Milford's Tyler Lane ran for 150 yards and two TDs. The win sets up an all-Hockomock League final as the Scarlet Hawks will play King Philip.

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No. 4 Marshfield 27, No. 5 Lincoln-Sudbury 23: Brady Nicholson's pick-six was the difference and Owen Masterson completed 10-of-20 passes for 175 yards and finished with three total TDs to lead the Rams to the Final Four against No. 1 Catholic Memorial.

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No. 3 King Philip 21, No. 6 Mansfield 14: KP will play No. 2 Milford in the semifinals.

No. 1 Catholic Memorial 47, No. 9 Reading 13: CM will play No. 4 Marshfield in the Final Four.

Division 3

No. 5 Westfield 21, No. 4 Plymouth South 6: Liam Davis returned a kickoff for a score, but the Panthers were eliminated in the quarterfinals.

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No. 1 Marblehead 21, No. 8 Masconomet 7: The Magicians move to 9-0.

No. 2 Billerica 15, No. 7 Hanover 14: Hanover quarterback Michael Landolfi left the game with an injury in the second half. The Hawks led 14-0 as Landolfi ran for a TD and threw a 4-yard TD pass to Dylan Rice (six catches, 45 yards). Landolfi finished 15 of 21 passing for 115 yards. He also ran 11 times for 105 yards and a TD.

No. 3 North Attleboro 62, No. 6 Milton 28: The Wildcats fell in a 42-6 deficit they couldn't dig out of.

Division 4

No. 1 Scituate 21, No. 8 Ashland 14: Keegan Sullivan, who sat out the playoff opener to rest an ankle injury, sealed the win with an interception at the 2-yard line to send the Sailors to the Final Four. Andrew Bossey scored a TD on a 4-yard run in his own return from injury. Henry Gates tossed a 69-yard TD to Jamieson Hodlin, and Shea Morley hauled in the winning score on a 12-yard pass from Gates that broke a 14-14 tie with 11:17 remaining. James Cannon had two interceptions in the win. Scituate (9-1) will play No. 4 Grafton (10-0) in the semifinals.

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No. 4 Grafton 35, No. 12 Bedford 13: Grafton advances to play Scituate in the semifinals.

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No. 2 Duxbury 39, No. 7 Danvers 14: Matt Festa ran for three TDs in the third quarter to lead the Dragons to the Final Four against the winner of Saturday's game between Wilmington and Foxboro.

No. 3 Foxboro 42, No. 11 Wilmington 21: The Warriors will play Duxbury in the state semifinals.

Division 5

No. 4 Pentucket 21, No. 5 Old Rochester Regional 14: Pentucket advanced to the Final Four with the win.

No. 3 Bishop Fenwick 42, No. 11 Hudson 13: Bishop Fenwick advances to the Final Four.

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No. 2 Swampscott 23, No. 7 Dover-Sherborn 9: Swampscott will play No. 3 Bishop Fenwick in the Final Four.

No. 1`North Reading 33, No. 9 Norton 6: The top seed moves on.

Division 6

No. 4 Rockland 37, No. 5 Winthrop 34: PJ Celestino threw TD passes to Lucas Leander (30 yards) and Mateo Vasquez (29 yards), and Jacob Coulstring rushed for more than 150 yards and two TDs as the Bulldogs (8-1) hung on to advance to the semifinals. Rockland, which led 34-14 in the third quarter, will play No 8 Blackstone Valley Tech in the semifinals.

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No. 2 Abington 34, No. 10 Sandwich 0: Kurtis Lucas-Summers ran for a pair of TDs as the Green Wave (9-1) scored on their first five possessions to advance to the semifinals. Abington will face No. 3 St. Mary's-Lynn (9-1). Isaiah Ricketson, Mason Kilmain and Lucas Foley added TD runs for the Green Wave.

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No. 3 St. Mary's (Lynn) 42, No. 6 Medway 14: The Spartans will head to Abington for the state semifinals.

No. 8 Blackstone Valley Tech 28, No. 1 Stoneham 14: The No. 8 seed knocked off the top seed and will head to Rockland next week.

Division 7

No. 4 Northbridge 42, No. 5 West Boylston 13: Northbridge senior Collin Falcone needed only 11 carries to rush for 166 yards in the win.

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No. 1 Wahconah 48, Clinton 14: The top seed will play Northbridge in the state semifinals.

No. 7 Mashpee 26, No. 2 Amesbury 22: Mashpee advances to the Final Four.

No. 6 Cohasset 21, No. 3 Hamilton-Wenham 7: The win sets up an all-South Shore League semifinal against No. 7 Mashpee. Liam Appleton ran for two scores while Will Baker threw a 57-yard TD to Josh Burke.

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Division 8

No. 4 Hull 27, No. 12 Kipp Academy 20: One week after winning their first home playoff game, the Pirates picked up their second. John Gianibas sealed the win with a rushing TD with 1:18 remaining to send the Pirates to the Final Four. Luke Richardson ran for two TDs while Jaden Stilphen ran for one. Tyler Sordillo recovered a fumble. Hull will play top-seeded Hoosac Valley in the final.

No. 1 Hoosac Valley 20, No. 9 Narragansett 13: Hoosac Valley will play Hull in the Final Four.

The Randolph High football team celebrates with a Division 8 Final Four trophy after defeating Ware, 16-10, on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.
The Randolph High football team celebrates with a Division 8 Final Four trophy after defeating Ware, 16-10, on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021.

No. 10 Randolph 16, No. 2 Ware: The Blue Devils pulled off a stunner to knock off undefeated Ware. Greg Izedonmwen returned two kicks for TDs to send the Blue Devils to the Final Four against No. 11 Oxford.

“Greg is the epitome of what we preach here," said Randolph coach Jonathan Marshall. "Winners do more and relentless effort. His contributions In all three phases of the game are one of the main reasons we walked away with a truly earned win.”

No. 11 Oxford 16, No. 3 Palmer 13: No. 11 Oxford will play Randolph in the semifinals.

Non-playoffs

South Shore Tech 28, Franklin County Voke 19: Tyler Richards threw for 137 yards and a TD and rushed for 70 yards and a score as the Vikings advanced to MVADA Small Vocational tournament semifinals. South Shore Tech will host Blue Hills on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Ashton Gabler ran for 78 yards and two TDs and added a 2-point conversion run for the Vikings, and Ben Brenner had 82 receiving yards and a score.

Blue Hills 42, Upper Cape 28: The Warriors, who are the top seed in the MVADA Small Vocational School tournament, won the first-round playoff game.

Taunton 34, Braintree 14: James Tellier threw TD passes to Cam Garrity (32 yards) and Kevin McGurn, but it was not enough for the Wamps (4-6) to pull off the win.

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Nantucket 24, Cardinal Spellman 14

Silver Lake 29, Norwell 6

Carver 20, Bristol-Plymouth 0: Nate Glover had TD runs of 12, 5 and 19 yards for the Crusaders.

Case 34, Holbrook/Avon 16: The Bulldogs (6-3) dropped their regular-season finale. Holbrook/Avon will host South Shore Tech on Thanksgiving eve at 5 p.m.

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Dartmouth 26, Plymouth North 8: Isaac Uva ran 21 times for 122 yards and a TD (2 yards) in the loss. Dallas Murphy ran for 101 yards on 13 carries.

Stoughton 32, Middleboro 0

Archbishop Williams 28, East Bridgewater 0: Will LeClair threw TD passes to AJ Richard (17 yards) and Shawn Harring (2) in the win for the Bishops (4-6). Marcus Thurston (1 yard) and Jake Dreyfus (4) ran for TDs while Jack Paula was 4 for 4 on extra points.

Barnstable 42, Hingham 21: Jack Nicholas threw his first varsity TD pass to Cam Dobson in the loss.

Attleboro 26, BC High 8

Oliver Ames 35, Hopkinton 16: Collin Williamson ran for a pair of TDs (50 and 47 yards) while Robert Jenkens Jr had a pair of long TDs (38-yard run, 31-yard yard pass from Jake Grimaldi) for the Tigers. Chad Silva added an 18-yard rush TD.

Bridgewater-Raynham 21, North Quincy 20: The Trojans rallied from a 20-7 deficit in the fourth quarter as Mike Rubbo ran for 188 yards and a pair of TDs. Nate Caldwell (27 yards), Cooper Hansen (1) and Michael Gorman (4).

Brockton 33, Weymouth 16: Cameron Monteiro hauled in a 79-yard TD catch from Jason Wonodi and returned an interception 53 yards for a score in the win for the Boxers. Wonodi also ran for a score and threw a 36-yard TD pass to Lucas Pires. Christensen Paul had one rushing TD.

Whitman-Hanson 20, Quincy 12: Cam Burrows and Andrew Cloutman had rushing TDs and the Panthers recovered a fumble in the end zone to win their second consecutive game. Drew Boretti threw TD passes to Jacey Ham and Ruben Charles in the loss.

New Bedford 7, Canton 3: The Whalers picked up their first win of the season.

Bishop Stang 34, West Bridgewater 32 (OT): The Wildcats lost a thriller in double-overtime despite a pair of TD runs from Will DeLuca (46 and 10 yards). Nate Razza ran for two TDs and threw a 17-yard TD to Aiden Baker.

Thayer 14, St. Sebastian's 13: Sophomore Nate Austin-Johnstone rushed for 101 yards and a TD on 16 carries, and QB Grady Russo rushed for 87 yards and a score on 8 carries to lead the Tigers (5-3) to a road win. Russo opened the scoring with a 1-yard run, and Austin-Johnstone added a 5-yard TD run, both in the second quarter for a 14-0 lead. Ted Wilson's two PATs ultimately made the difference as Thayer blocked the PAT on St. Sebastian's first touchdown.

Milton Academy 31, Noble and Greenough 8: QB Jacob Holtschlag of Hingham threw a pair of TD passes to Mathias Fowler as the host Mustangs raced out to a 31-0 first-half lead and capped a perfect regular season. Owen Howlett (Bridgewater) had a 40-yard TD run, and Sam Johnson added a 2-yard TD run. Ben Waterman (Milton) kicked a 33-yard field goal and two PATs. MA (8-0) will play at Loomis Chaffee (8-1) in the NEPSAC Todd Marble Bowl on either Friday or Saturday.

This article originally appeared on The Patriot Ledger: HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Division 1-8 quarterfinals plus all local scores