Quarterback Jonathan DiBiaso threw five touchdown passes to power the Everett High football team to a 42-14 victory over Somerville Friday night at Everett Memorial Stadium.
Manny Asprilla had three receptions for 77 yards and two touchdowns. Matt Costello caught six passes for 104 yards and a touchdown. Vondell Langston and Rob DeLuca also had touchdown receptions. Jakarrie Washington scored on a nine-yard run.
Everett placekicker Gilly DeSouza continues to excel, converting all six of his PATs.
Somerville led 7-0 before the Crimson Tide tallied 35 unanswered points on five DiBiaso TD passes.
DiBiaso, who was named Boston Globe Star of the Week for Division, was 15-of-23 for 249 yards in the game. DiBiaso leads the state with 29 touchdown passes this season. He has thrown for 1,823 yards and could break the 2,000-yard mark for the season against Malden on Saturday.
Costello (42 receptions for 763 yards, 12 TDs) and Asprilla (28 receptions for 605 yards, 11 TD) have been the chief targets in Everett’s prolific passing game.
Langston is Everett’s leading rusher with 60 carries for 465 yards, averaging almost eight yards a carry.
Everett will put its No. 1-ranking on the line against Malden (2-0, GBL 4-4) Saturday. Everett is ranked No. 6 in the East in this week’s USA Today poll.