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2022 Massachusetts High School Football: Thanksgiving Day Live Updates > Massachusetts

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The High School Super Bowl matchups are scheduled – 8:15 p.m

The schedule is set for eight MIAA State High School football championship games between December 2 and 3 at Gillette Stadium. Three games begin on Friday December 2nd, followed by five more on Saturday. It will be Gillette’s 15th year hosting the Games and the fifth time all eight finals have been played at Foxborough.

Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for students/seniors. Children up to 5 years get free entry. Tickets for the games are available now through Ticketmaster. No tickets are sold at the Gillette Stadium Ticket Office.

department 1

Saturday, December 3, at Gillette Stadium, 12:30 p.m

▪ SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL (10-1) vs. ST. JOHN’S PREPARATION (9-2)

semifinals

▪ Springfield Central 54, Methuen 14: Will Watson sparks Springfield Central with a terrific start in the D1 semi-final win over Methuen

▪ St. John’s Prep 28, Central Catholic 7: Angry and animated, St. John’s Prep supports his attempt to take command of the Division 1 semifinals

department 2

Saturday, December 3, at Gillette Stadium, 8 p.m

▪ KING PHILIP (9-1) vs. CATHOLIC MEMORIAL (10-0)

semifinals

▪ Catholic Memorial 41, Milford 7: Datrell Jones, No. 4 Catholic Memorial, raises the standard in Division 2 semi-final win over No. 1 Milford

▪ King Philip 17, Bishop Feehan 10: King Philip finds a way again and wins his fifth bowl trip since 2016

department 3

Saturday, December 3, at Gillette Stadium, 5:30 p.m

▪ MILTON (10-0) vs. WAKEFIELD (11-0)

semifinals

▪ Milton 32, Hanover 30

▪ 31 Wakefield, 24 North Attleborough

D3 Semifinals Recap: Jack Finnegan propels top seed Milton to his first Super Bowl spot after beating No. 4 Hanover in the Division 3 semifinals

department 4

Friday, December 2, at Gillette Stadium, 8 p.m

▪ DUXBURY (10-0) vs GRAFTON (11-0)

semifinals

▪ 42 Duxbury, 14 Holliston

▪ Grafton 21, Foxborough 12

D4 Semifinal Summary: Duxbury’s Alex Barlow and Grafton’s Liam Donagher each count 3 TDs to lead their undefeated teams to the Division 4 Super Bowl

department 5

Friday, December 2, at Gillette Stadium, 5:30 p.m

▪ NORTH READING (10-1) vs. SHAWSHEEN (11-0)

semifinals

▪ Shawsheen 21, Dover-Sherborn 14

▪ North Reading 32, Bishop Fenwick 29: Matthew Guidebeck’s 38-yard boot ending the game sends North Reading back to the Division 5 Super Bowl

department 6

Saturday, December 3, at Gillette Stadium, 3 p.m

▪ ST. MARY’S (10-1) vs STONEHAM (10-1)

semifinals

▪ Stoneham 24, Cardinal Spellman 17: Colin Farren gives top seed Stoneham a lead, holds against Cardinal Spellman in the Division 6 semifinals

▪ St. Mary’s 15, Rockland 14: St. Mary’s is holding hard on defense against Rockland to earn a trip to the Division 6 Super Bowl

department 7

Friday, December 2, at Gillette Stadium, 3 p.m

▪ WEST BOYLSTON (10-1) vs. ST. BERNARDS (10-1)

semifinals

▪ West Boylston 32, Amesbury 20: With 21 points in the second half, West Boylston is running to a Division 7 semi-final win over Amesbury

▪ St. Bernard’s 32, Cohasset 19: Damien Jones, Antonio Mancini, a dynamic duo for St. Bernard’s, triumphed in the Division 7 semifinals against Cohasset

department 8

Saturday, December 3, at Gillette Stadium, 10 a.m

▪ HULL (11-0) vs. KIPP (7-4)

semifinals

▪ Hull 35, Old Colony 12: John Gianibas dominates the second half as Hull returns to the Division 8 Super Bowl

▪ KIPP 34, Oxford 33: With the program’s first trip to the Super Bowl at stake, KIPP senior Juan Setalsingh has delivered

Bring your sunglasses and earmuffs, it’s going to be cold and sunny this morning – 8am

After temperatures dropped into the 20s in some parts of the state last night, Thanksgiving morning will bring blue skies and frozen ground. It’s one of those mornings when you want your sunglasses and winter coat. Don’t let the sun fool you, wrap up.

Expect temperatures in the 40s for those 10 a.m. kickoffs, with a further 5 degrees warmer by midday. The wind should be light and no precipitation is expected.

And be careful on the streets. The low sun slows traffic at this time of year, even when the weather is otherwise perfect. Some of the busier places on Route 128 as well as the Mass Pike can see a traffic jam just because people aren’t comfortable in those places.

Check out Dave Epstein’s prediction here.


Brendan Kurie can be reached at [email protected]

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