Sun. Dec 4th, 2022

WESTON — A 34-yard fourth-down landing move from sophomore quarterback Sid Tildsley to junior receiver Ryan Copson with 2:04 remaining led Shawsheen Tech to a 21-14 victory over Dover-Sherborn at Weston Excessive College on Saturday afternoon.

“I’m speechless proper now,” mentioned Copson. “I’m simply pleased I’m going to the Tremendous Bowl with all of my teammates. We labored so arduous for this all yr lengthy. We made it.”

Shawsheen will face North Studying (10-1) on Dec. 3 for the Div. 5 championship.

“It was a hard-fought sport right through,” mentioned senior Mavrick Bourdeau, who took a number of snaps at quarterback for the Rams. “We couldn’t have requested for a greater sport.”

The back-and-forth contest wasn’t over till a fourth-down move by Raider quarterback Garrett Webb fell incomplete with 1:15 to go.

Shawsheen (11-0) took a 7-0 lead with 5:45 left within the second quarter after a sack by freshman James Tildsley pressured a fumble that was recovered by junior Cullen Walsh on the Raider 24.

5 performs later, Sid Tildsley scored on a 3-yard run with a stretching leap to the pylon. Sophomore Jack Finn added the additional level.

A 17-yard move to Bourdeau on a fourth-and-six play arrange the landing.

Dover Sherborn moved to the Shawsheen 31 on its subsequent possession, however on fourth-and-10, Webb was intercepted by Sid Tildsley, who returned the choose 72 yards for a landing and a 14-0 lead for the Rams with 2:45 to go earlier than halftime.

The vaunted Raider protection made an impression within the second half, recovering a fumble on the Shawsheen 29 halfway by the third quarter and turning the takeaway right into a landing.

Senior Michael Polk scored on a 5-yard run with 5 minutes left within the quarter.

The additional level missed, maintaining Shawsheen up eight, 14-6.

An interception by Raider senior Mekhi Robinson, who additionally recovered the fumble, led to a different Dover-Sherborn rating.

Led by Polk, the Raiders drove 31 yards for a landing when Polk picked up a fumbled snap and pitched to junior Emilio Cabey, who scored for 2 yards out. The conversion move from Webb to Cabey tied the sport at 14.

An odd sequence would observe.

Shawsheen fumbled the following kickoff and the Raiders recovered on the Ram 14 earlier than Dover-Sherborn fumbled on the subsequent play and Shawsheen pounced on the free ball.

The Rams then drove 85 yards for the profitable landing

Completions of 17, 11 and 23 yards to Bourdeau arrange the rating.

“We work so arduous, that’s the explanation we’re on this place,” Bourdeau mentioned. “It is a household, that’s actually what it’s. Everybody doubts us as a result of we’re a tech college, that’s how it’s and it’ll at all times be like that, however right here we’re, we’re going to Gillette.”

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