Knights beat Hamilton-Wenham; North Andover and Wilmington tie for Cape Ann League crown.
- Jay Oza
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
The Knights beat Hamilton-Wenham by a ten spot on Monday night to clinch a share of the Cape Ann League Title. The final score was 69-59. The Wilmington Wildcats and Scarlet Knights will share the honor of being 2010-11 Cape Ann League Champions as they each finished the regular season with 11-2 league records. Monday’s win helped the Knights close out their regular season at a 16-4 clip. Leading the Knights was Derek Collins whose 20 points set the pace for North Andover. He drained four three-pointers in the process. Knights captain Zach Karalis was right there with him scoring 15 points of his own. Isaiah Nelson had 13 points as North Andover came away with an impressive road win. North Andover will have a brief rest before the MIAA …
Jack Murphy’s 245 yards and 3 touchdowns pave the way for Knights’ win over Pentucket
- Jay Oza
Saturday, November 13, 2010
You know a game is special when the winning coach gets a Gatorade bath. The North Andover Scarlet Knights won their ninth consecutive game and clinched the Cape Ann (Large) Conference Championship with a 41-22 drubbing of division rival Pentucket on Friday night. Scarlet Knights captain Jack Murphy steamrolled the Sachems defense with a dominating rushing performance rushing of 245 and 3 touchdowns, executing the game plan with perfection in front of a packed and jacked Walsh Stadium. "All championship teams run the football to win," said North Andover head coach John Rafferty. North Andover outrushed Pentucket 320 yards to 126. "Jack is going to run the ball tonight, that was the deal," said Rafferty of his team's game plan. North Andover…