Mass. High School Football: Sectional Semifinal Predictions (MIAA D5)

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By Matt Noonan (@MattNoonan11) 

The sectional semifinals for Massachusetts high school football are upon us, which means it is time to dish out some picks for this week’s games, specifically Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) D5 games.

Contests for this weekend begin tomorrow, Friday, November 3rd – make sure to stay connected on social media, specifically Twitter (@MattNoonan11) or (@NoontimeSports) for scores, updates and news.


D5 North Playoffs

(5) Newburyport at (1) Lynnfield | Friday, Nov. 3rd, 7 p.m.
PICK: Lynnfield 28, Newburyport 14

(6) Watertown at (2) Somerville | Friday, Nov. 3rd, 7 p.m.
PICK: Somerville 26, Watertown 16


D5 South Playoffs 

(5) Foxboro at (1) Dennis-Yarmouth | Nov. 3rd, 6 p.m.
PICK: Dennis-Yarmouth 30, Foxboro 15

(3) Scituate at (2) Medfield |Nov. 3rd, 6:30 p.m.
PICK: Medfield 28, Scituate 20


D5 Central Playoffs 

(4) Northbridge vs. (1) Nipmuc | Nov. 4th, 2:30 p.m. 
PICK: Nipmuc 23, Northbridge 14

(3) Auburn at (2) Oakmont | Nov. 3rd, 7 p.m. 
PICK: Auburn 24, Oakmont 17


D5 West Playoffs

(4) Amherst at (1) West Springfield | Nov. 3rd, 7 p.m.
PICK: West Springfield 31, Amherst 14

(3) East Longmeadow at (2) Longmeadow | Nov. 3rd, 7 p.m. 
PICK: Longmeadow 28, E. Longmeadow 20

Mass. College Football: Saturday Afternoon Scoreboard

By NoontimeSports.com 

Here are the results from this afternoon’s earlier contests.

* Harvard 34, Cornell 24

* Holy Cross 51, Bucknell 27

* Bentley 56, Pace 13

* New Haven 48, Merrimack 41

* Stonehill 23, So. Conn. 21

* AIC 21, LIU Post 0

* Mount Ida 37, Castleton State 19

* Hobart 49, Springfield College 21

* Union 35, WPI 6

* Mass. Maritime 54, West Conn. 53

* Framingham State 17, Westfield State 15

* Fitchburg State 37, Worcester State 7

* Salve Regina 47, WNE 26

* Endicott 51, Nichols 7

* Curry 27, Coast Guard 24

* Amherst 14, Colby 10

* Trinity (Conn.) 43, Tufts 7

* Middlebury 21, Williams 14

Mass. College Football: Saturday Afternoon Scoreboard

By NoontimeSports.com 

Here are the results from Saturday’s contests. As always, make sure to check back tomorrow for conference awards and week six notes.

* Boston College 48, Army 27

* Harvard 41, Holy Cross 35 (3OT)

* Bowling Green 28, UMass 7

* Merrimack 26, LIU Post 21

* AIC 31, Stonehill 10

* Bentley 32, St. A’s 27

* Gallaudet 7, Mt. Ida 6

* SUNY Maritime 35, Anna Maria 24

* Norwich 20, Becker 9

* Framingham State 21, UMass Dartmouth 14

* West Conn. 49, Bridgewater State 26

* Fitchburg State 40, Mass. Maritime 17

* Westfield State 17, Plymouth State 0

* Endicott College 53, Maine Maritime 28

* Curry College 26, MIT, 21

* Salve Regina 32, Nichols 0

* Coast Guard 41, Western New England 38

* Hobart 41, WPI 7

* Union 27, Springfield 7

* Bowdoin 13, Tufts 10

* Bates 14, Williams 10

* Amherst 37, Middlebury 16

Mass. College Football: Honor Roll Returns

By Matt Noonan 

Similar to last year, Noontime Sports will be producing a weekly football Honor Roll, which will appear every Monday throughout the remainder of the season.

Everyone is invited to submit players for our Honor Roll via Facebook (Facebook.com/NoonSports), Twitter (@NoontimeSports or @NoonSportsBlog) and email (NoontimeSports@gmail.com). Submissions must be received by Monday at 9 a.m.

We will be posting our first Honor Roll tomorrow afternoon.

Mass. College Football: Week 5 Honor Roll Submissions

By NoontimeSports.com 

Five weeks of the college football season are in the books. And similar to the past few weeks, we’d like to hear from you in regards to who deserves a spot on this week’s Noontime Sports Weekly Honor Roll.

Submit player names on Twitter (@NoontimeSports or @NoonSportsBlog), send us an email (NoontimeSports@gmail.com) or post a note on our Facebook wall (Facebook.com/NoonSports).

Submissions are due no later than Monday, Oct. 1 at 6:00 p.m. eastern.