Gryphons Take It on the Chin from Northeast
WAKEFIELD -- Northeast Regional defended its home turf in style on Saturday, defeating Greater Lowell Tech, 48-8, in a non-playoff football game.
Northeast (7-2) grabbed a 12-0 lead after one quarter and extended that to 26-0 at halftime.
Greater Lowell (6-3) got on the board in the third quarter when Jeremy Gray threw a 47-yard TD pass to Devon Prak.
Benji Hach rushed the two extra points.
Zach Sanderson led the way for Northeast Regional, rushing for 201 yards and three touchdowns.
Greater Lowell was hurt by turnovers, with two interceptions and two fumbles.
The Gryphons will take on Lowell Catholic on the night before Thanksgiving at 6 at Chelmsford High. Their longtime Turkey Day rivalry series with Shawsheen has ended.