Congratulations to Lowell Catholic running back Nick Sawyer for being voted SBLive’s Massachusetts High School Athlete of the Week for Sep. 13-19!
The junior carried the ball 15 times for 230 yards and two touchdowns to lead Lowell Catholic to a 27-21 win over Ipswich.
Sawyer received 40.46% of the vote, beating out Chelmsford QB Dan Craig who finished second with 35.33%. Billerica RB Dom Gird finished third with 6.71% and Westfield field hockey’s Meghan Bowen finished fourth with 3.64%. There were over 28,000 votes tallied this week!
Here are the other athletes who were nominated for Sep. 13-19:
Sadie Tracy, Nashoba Valley Tech girls soccer
Tracy netted a goal and an assist in a 2-1 win over Trivium on Sept. 17.
Keely Scott, Algonquin girls soccer
Scott recorded seven saves in a 3-1 win over Concord-Carlisle on Sept. 14.
Tia Fyden, Hopkins girls soccer
Fyden had two goals and three assists to lead Hopkins to a 7-0 win over Hampden Charter.
Charlotte Hennings, Smith Academy field hockey
Hennings recorded a hat trick to lead Smith Academy to a 6-0 win over Northampton.
Lauren Cooper, Belchertown field hockey
Cooper scored two goals to lead Belchertown to a 5-0 win over Holyoke.
Meghan Bowen, Westfield field hockey
Bowen had two goals and two assists to lead Westfield to a 5-1 win over Northampton.
Julien Acevedo-Torres, Whittier RB
Acevedo-Torres carried the ball 16 times for 190 yards and two touchdowns in a 28-7 win over Malden.
John Bennett, Dover-Sherborn WR
Bennett returned a punt for a touchdown and caught a TD pass in Dover-Sherborn’s 28-7 win over Nipmuc.
Mikey Chaves, Winthrop WR/CB
Chaves had a pick-six on defense and caught a touchdown pass on offense in Winthrop’s win over Austin Prep.
Dan Craig, Chelmsford QB
Craig racked up more than 300 yards of offense and accounted for five touchdowns to lead Chelmsford to a 35-20 win over Lexington.
Jake Gilbert, Xaverian QB
Gilbert accounted for three touchdowns – two passing and one rushing – to lead Xaverian to a 35-14 win over the Bridgewater-Raynham Trojans.
Dom Gird, Billerica RB
Gird ran for 164 yards and two TDs in Billerica’s win over Westford.
Mack Gulla, Franklin RB
Gulla exploded for nearly 300 yards rushing and two touchdowns in Franklin’s 37-7 win over Brockton.
Michael Landolfi, Hanover QB
Landolfi threw for nearly 200 yards and three touchdowns to lead Hanover to a 34-0 win over East Bridgewater.
Manny Marshall, Chelmsford WR
Marshall caught 5 passes for 115 yards and two TDs in Chelmsford’s 35-20 win over Lexington.
Mat Nadworny, Masconomet RB
Nadworny carried the ball 20 times for 180 yards and two touchdowns in Masconomet’s 35-24 win over Peabody.
Finn O’Driscoll, Wayland WR
O’Driscoll caught five passes for 117 yards and a touchdown in Wayland’s loss to Amesbury.
A.J. Pallazola, Manchester Essex WR/CB
Pallazola scored four touchdowns – two on offense, one on defense and one on special teams – to lead Manchester Essex to a 49-0 win over Nashoba Tech. He returned an interception 31 yards for a TD, returned a kickoff 80 yards for a TD and caught TD passes of 20 and 24 yards.
JC Petrongolo, Catholic Memorial QB
Petrongolo went 15-of-25 for 235 yards and three touchdowns to lead Catholic Memorial to a win over La Salle.
Dave Quinlan, Hanover WR/LB
Quinlan starred on both sides of the ball in Hanover’s 34-0 win over East Bridgewater. He caught 5 passes for 75 yards and a TD on offense and had two sacks and three tackles for loss on defense.
Greg Rosenkranz, Boston Latin WR
Roenkranz had a pick-six on defense and caught three passes for 126 yards and two touchdowns on offense to lead Boston Latin to a 34-12 win over O’Bryant.
Daveon Scott, Holbrook/Avon RB
Scott rushed for 192 yards and two touchdowns to lead Holbrook/Avon to a 28-22 double OT win over Wareham.
Jaedn Skeete, Catholic Memorial WR
Skeete caught two touchdown passes in Catholic Memorial’s win over La Salle.
Shayne Sutton, Wayland RB
Sutton carried the ball 17 times for 97 yards and a touchdown in Wayland’s 22-14 loss to Amesbury.
Aidan Sweeney, Malden Catholic RB
Sweeney racked up 125 yards and a TD on the ground in Malden Catholic’s 31-0 shutout of Gloucester.