Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Sean Ryan runs wild! Norton beats Holliston 41-14 to get back on track...

Sean Ryan rushed 22 times for 303 yards to lead the lancers to a decisive victory over the Holliston Panthers on Halloween night. Ricky Travers led the way on defense collecting 10 tackles on the night. The Lancers are now 7-1 overall and 5-1 in the league. The Lancers travel to Millis on Friday night at 7:00 PM.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Medfield snaps unbeaten streak for Norton as the Lancers fall 28-14

The Medfield Warriors took advantage of four Lancer turnovers on 10/24 on their way to a 28-14 victory. Norton struggled moving the ball on the ground all night but had success through the air. Brendan St. Germain completed 15 passes in 24 attempts for over 200 yards. The Lancers still control their own destiny though, If Norton wins out...They are in the postseason with a share of the TVL title. They are back in action on Halloween night versus Holliston.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Norton plays great defense and pulls away late in 20-0 victory over Westwood

The Lancers showed that they could win a defensive battle for the second time this season beating Westwood 20-0 at Adams Field. The game was in doubt until the final 5 minutes with the Lancers clinging to a 7-0 lead. Sean Ryan then broke free for a 31 yard TD and put the game away. The Defense was led by senior captain Ricky Travers who tallied 14 tackles on the night and helped hold the Wolverines under 50 yards until the final drive. The offense was slowed but Sean Ryan and the "O" got back on track in the 4th quarter when Ryan rushed for the bulk of his 150 yards. The Lancers are now 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the TVL... They travel to defending champion Medfield on Friday Oct. 24th to play the 2-4 Warriors.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Norton downs Hopkinton 35-14 to move to 5-0 overall, 3-0 in TVL.

The Lancers faced some adversity friday night in Hopkinton when they turned the ball over 3 times in the 1st half to let Hopkinton back in the game at 21-14 heading into the break. Norton came out and dominated the 2nd half on their way to a 35-14 victory. Darren Doucette dominated on the defensive side and the running of Sean Ryan and passing of Brendan St. Germain led the offense. Ryan finished with 202 yards on 24 carries and scored two times. St. Germain was 8-13 for 111 yards with 2 TD and 1 INT. The Lancers are home next week vs Westwood who is currently 3-2.

Lancers Dominate Dover-Sherborn in front of huge crowd!

The Norton Football team moved to 4-0 on the young season in front of 1500 fans at Norton High School. The excitement surrounding the game was triggered by being the Fox 25 News High School game of the week. The Lancers would score 28 points in the 2nd quarter and coast the rest of the way. Sean Ryan scored 4 times on the ground moving his total to 13 TD's in 4 games. The Lancers are on the road next week against 2-2 Hopkinton.

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Friday, September 26, 2008

Lancers open TVL play with 42 -12 win @ Ashland

The Norton football team went into Ashland with only 3 days to prepare and set the tone early scoring 28 points in the first quarter. The score at halftime was 42-6! The Clockers scored the only points of the second half and the final was 42-12. The Lancers were paced on offense by Sean Ryan once again who carried the ball 10 times for 205 yards and 5 touchdowns. The second leading rusher was sophomore Jon Sicard who ran for 51 yards on the night. Brendan St. Germain had another solid night at the QB position going 6-6 for 86 yards and a touchdown. Brian Desmond was the receipient of the TD Pass. Desmond had over 100 yards in Punt/Kick-Off returns and also led the defense to another solid night. The clockers didn't reach positive yards on offense until the final play of the 1st quarter. Another successful night on the field for the lancers who are now 3-0 overall and 1-0 in the TVL. The next game will be Friday October 3rd against Dover-Sherborn at home...Fox 25 News Game of the Week! Come out to the game and the pre-game festivities.

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Lancers get convincing 35-6 victory against Oliver Ames in Easton!

The Lancers used a much more balanced attack on Saturday afternoon scoring 35 pts in 3 quarters. Brendan St. Germain was 10 - 13 passing for 233 yds and 2 TD. The rushing attack was led by Sean Ryan who rushed for 85 yds on 16 carries. Stephen Gilmore rushed for 65 and Jon Sicard pitched in with 54. The recievers were led by Darren Doucette who had 3 catches for 112 yds and a score. Sean Ryan scored four times on the day.

The Defense was stifling all day causing three turnovers and holding the Tiger spread offense under 200 yds.

The Lancers are back in action friday night away @ Ashland...The TVL schedule begins.

Great Job Lancers!

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Lancers get huge opening win vs. Masconomet 8-7

The Lancers overcame a late 7-0 deficit on a TD run by QB Brendan St. Germain and a two point conversion run by Sean Ryan. This put the Lancers up 8-7 and the defense held on for the opening game victory at Adams Field. Offensively, Norton was led by workhorse running back Sean Ryan who carried the ball 27 times for 155 yds. Stephen Gilmore also carried 6 times for 47 yds. The Defense was led by Ricky Travers, Stephen Gilmore and Brian Desmond holding Masconomet to 150 total yds. The Lancers will play at Southeastern vs. Oliver Ames this Saturday at 1:00 PM. Come out and support the team as the get ready for the difficult Tri-Valley League schedule.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

2008 Norton Lancers Football Schedule

9/12 Masconomet 7:00 @ Norton
9/20 Oliver Ames 1:00 @ Southeastern Region Vocational
9/26 Ashland 7:00 @ Ashland
10/3 Dover-Sherborn 7:00 @ Norton
10/10 Hopkinton 7:00 @ Hopkinton
10/17 Westwood 7:00 @ Norton
10/24 Medfield 7:00 @ Medfield
10/31 Holliston 7:00 @ Norton
11/7 Millis 7:00 @ Millis
11/14 Medway 7:00 @ Norton
11/27 Bellingham 10:00 @ Bellingham