The Everett High School football team continued its sheer dominance over Greater Boston League rivals with a 38-6 victory over Somerville High Friday night.
Sophomore quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso threw three touchdown passes while Matt Cafarella and Jakarrie Washington each had long touchdown runs to fuel the Tide’s high-powered offense.
Jean Bourdeau (9 yards) to Matt Costello (49 yards), and Dukens Leon (38 yards) were on the receiving end of touchdown passes from DiBiaso, the improving southpaw signal caller.
Cafarella raced 57 yards for a touchdown while Washington concluded another big day for the ground game with a 73-yard run. Gilly DeSousa booted a 30-yard field as he showed his placekicking prowess in his first varsity season.
Everett (2-0 GBL, 5-2 overall) plays Malden (2-0 GBL, 4-4 overall), with the winner all but guaranteed of locking up the league championship and invitation to the Division 1 playoffs.
Everett moved up one spot to No. 9 in the Boston Globe Top 20 poll this week.
Xaverian is the only remaining unbeaten team in Division 1. The Hawks (9-0) will need to defeat St. John’s Prep on Thanksgiving to lock up the Catholic Conference title and playoff berth. Barring a major upset by New Bedford, Brockton will win the Big Three title. Billerica and Central Catholic are battling it out for the Merrimack Valley Large crown.
Walpole running back Ryan Izzo is on the brink of becoming the state’s all-time leading scorer. Izzo’s Walpole team will play Natick in a showdown for the Bay State Herget title. That game shapes up as a classic: Natick averages 39 points a game while allowing 7 points a game; Walpole averages 32 points a game while allowing 6 points a game.