Algonquin at Westboro; 58th Thanksgiving meeting.


Radio: None.

Last year: Westboro, 21-7.

Series: Westboro leads, 37-19-1.

For both teams, the 2010 season boils down to Thanksgiving. Neither Westboro nor Algonquin can finish with a winning record no matter who prevails, but a victory in the traditional 11th game will make the earlier losses seem less significant. The Rangers' 3-7 record could be 5-5. They suffered narrow losses to Shrewsbury, 12-6, and Milford, 21-14. They beat North Middlesex, Burncoat and Doherty. The Tomahawks' lone victory was over South and they have had trouble stopping opposition offenses, giving up 342 points in 10 games. Westboro has been led, offensively and defensively, by senior Andrew Grant. At quarterback, Grant has thrown for 646 yards and two touchdowns. He has also paced the defense with 86 tackles. Senior running back Brian Orlando has been a workhorse rushing the ball, gaining 697 yards on 126 carries. Algonquin likes to pass. Senior quarterback Kyle McGinnity should reach triple figures in completions on Thanksgiving. He is 98 for 196 for 1,237 yards and nine TDs through 10 games, ranking fifth in Central Mass. in yardage. McGinnity's favorite target has been senior Mike Fucci, whose 776 yards are third in Central Mass. He has 41 receptions.

Tomahawks (1-9)

Coach: Bill Long

1 Kyle McGinnity QB/DB Sr.

3 Brendan Dagle WR/DB So.

5 Galen Harris WR/LB So.

6 Tom Andrews WR/DB Sr.

7 Nick Keegan WR/DB Sr.

8 Zhavon Copeland RB/DB Jr.

9 Travis Rafferty WR/DE Sr.

11 Mike Fucci WR/DB Sr.

12 Mike Halloran QB/OLB So.

13 Brandon Lukoff WR/DB So.

14 Ryan Fields WR/DB So.

15 Mike Ryan WR/LB So.

22 Mike Popienuck WR/DB Sr.

24 Steven Roy RB/OLB So.

26 Ryan Wales WR/LB Sr.

27 Shane Sullivan WR/OLB Sr.

28 Ryan Sullivan WR/LB Sr.

31 Dan Bishop RB/LB So.

34 Tim Hanlon RB/LB Sr.

50 George Ocnos OL/DL Sr.

51 Garth Sharp OL/DL Sr.

55 Bob Campbell OL/LB So.

61 Kyle Vaccaro OL/LB Jr.

63 Daniel Kim OL/DL So.

68 Zach Meath OL/DL Jr.

70 Mike Shulman OL/DL Jr.

73 Ben Mountain OL/DL So.

74 KyleDell'Arciprete OL/DL So.

75 Mike Dowd OL/DL Sr.

76 Kevin Manning OL/DL So.

77 Jesse Vaughn OL/DL So.

78 Joe Breen OL/DL So.

79 Zach Gittlen OL/DL So.

80 Jackson Brodeur WR/DB So.

81 Ryan Sanders WR/DE Sr.

87 Beau Yurkevicius WR/DB Sr.

90 Brad Finn OL/DL Sr.

94 Brennan Burns OL/DL So.

Cody Cunningham OL/DL So.

Ryan Shea OL/DL Sr.

Rangers (3-7)

Coach: Mark Ellis

2 William Plummer

DB Sr.

3 Zachary Mason QB/DB So.

6 Rajkumar Somasundaram DB Sr.

7 Andrew Grant QB/LB Sr.

8 Tucker McKinnon RB/DB Sr.


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