North Andover Scarlet Knights Football '06

Foote scores four touchdowns in win

North Andover's Andrew Foote escapes Pentucket's Dan Johanson's grip Friday night at North Andover High School.1 Photo

NORTH ANDOVER | Pentucket Regional might have had Mother Nature when it counted, but North Andover had someone a bit more influential this time around | Andrew Foote.

The Scarlet Knights' running back scored two of his four touchdowns when it counted the most, in the final 4:49 of the Cape Ann League large school showdown with the Sachems. The result was a 35-31 victory for the hosts, whose star running back, Foote, finished with 199 yards on 23 carries. With a stiff fourth quarter wind at their back, the Sachems appeared ready to weather a North Andover comeback, which saw the Scarlet Knights score two third-quarter touchdowns to take a two-point lead heading into the the final frame. Jeff Puopolo had given the Sachems their final lead with 4:49 remaining on a 66-yard touchdown run.

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Tigers methodically tear apart North Andover

Ipswich's Steve Phaneuf breaks away from North Andover's Matt Burckhardt for a touchdown in the first quarter of last night's game.1 Photo

IPSWICH | No flash, just efficiency.

The Ipswich High School football team has kept it simple through the first three weeks, and the results have been pouring in against established programs.

North Andover was the Tigers' latest victim, succumbing to the strong defense and deliberate offense in a 20-0 whitewashing last night.

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North Andover sacks Triton

Triton's Ben Ferrara picks up yardage against North Andover last night in Byfield.1 Photo

BYFIELD -- Triton was able to stem the tide for the first 22 minutes last night in chilly Byfield, but ultimately the hosts had no answers for either North Andover's running game or its relentless pass rush as the Vikes fell to the Knights, 14-9.

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