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Rampaging Rams Blank Greater Lowell

September 22, 2018

Greater Lowell Tech QB Jake Noel is stopped by Shawsheen's Frank Irizarry (56) and Pat O'Leary in their CAC matchup Friday night. SUN/Julia Malakie Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

BILLERICA -- Diondre Turner set the tone by taking the game’s opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown and host Shawsheen Tech never took its foot off the gas in a 22-0 victory over Greater Lowell Tech on Friday night.

The Rams’ stifling defense, which tallied a second-quarter safety, overwhelmed the Gryphons. Senior defensive ends Frank Irizarry (eight tackles, two sacks) and Troy Tamis (six tackles, two sacks), and senior defensive tackle Omar Eldaly (six tackles, sack) were key cogs in Shawsheen’s inspired effort.

Shawsheen improved to 2-1, while GLT dropped to 2-1.

“Our defense has really been our strong point so far this season,” said ST head coach Al Costabile.

Senior defensive back Ryan Quinones had an interception and he also caught a 36-yard touchdown pass from quarterback C.J. Zemetres.

Turner added a 2-yard TD run in the third quarter to finish off the scoring.

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