NHIAA Football Roundup: Souhegan picks up key Division III win
After a wild first half, Souhegan of Amherst got in the final word to pick up a 32-27 win over Goffstown in Division III football action at St. Anselm Saturday night.
Tyler Ford scored a 15-yard touchdown late in the third quarter to give the Sabers (9-1 overall, 8-0 DIII) the lead to stay. Souhegan finished in first place in the Division. Goffstown fell to 5-5, 5-3.
Ford scored the first touchdown of the game and Souhegan also got touchdowns from Andrew Prescott and Brandon Len in the first half. Goffstown's Peter Shea (two touchdowns) and Connor Benjamin accounted for first half scores.
Londonderry 35, Nashua North 19: At Nashua, Londonderry ended a five-game losing streak and finished the season 3-7, and 2-6 in Div. I.
The Lancers pulled away by outscoring the Titans 14-0 in the fourth quarter. Londonderry led 14-12 at halftime, and 21-19 after three quarters. North, which dropped to 4-6 overall and 3-5 in the division, will play Nashua South on Thanksgiving.
MIlford 41, Hollis/Brookline 15: Milford improved its chances of hosting a playoff game next weekend with a 41-15 win over host Hollis/Brookline Saturday afternoon.
Milford improved to 7-3 overall and 6-2 in Division III. The results of Saturday night's Goffstown/Souhegan game would determine Milford's destination for next week as Goffstown could finish in second place with a win.
Milford got an 84-yard interception return for a touchdown and Mitchell Vanuskevich ran for 81 yards and two touchdowns.