St. John’s defeats Shrewsbury to win Division 3 football championship



St. John Pioneers take the field to celebrate their win.

Shrewsbury – St. John’s took the title of Central Mass Division 3 High School Football Champions Nov. 11. The undefeated St. John Pioneers defeated the #2 seed Shrewsbury Colonials 36-14 at Doyle Field in Leominster. At the end of the first quarter, the score was tied 8-8, but the Pioneers gained momentum and never looked back.  

(Photos/Kelly Burneson)

Coleman Drugotch avoid the tackle from Kyle Spagnuolo to dive across the pylon for a touchdown.
Colonial Drew Capanale attempts to break through a tackle from Andrew Delbrocco.
Pioneers Eamonn Dennis is tackled by Colonials Alex Cashman, Phil Smymios and Josh Antonio after making huge progress down the field deep into Colonial territory.
Pioneer’s Jay Brunelle makes the catch with pressure from Colonials Jonathan White in the end zone to put six more points on the board.