MILLBURY – Junior Kaiden Brochu was subsequent to unstoppable with properly over 400 all-purpose yards and 4 touchdowns for the Bay Path soccer group Wednesday night time.
But with the sport on the road in a late deficit, after which a one-point result in be held within the last minute, it was his teammates that stepped as much as assist the Minutemen win their second straight MVADA Large School Vocational Bowl title.
Corey Scovil related with Aiden Fausek for a 24-yard landing with 1:16 left to play, and the protection got here up with simply its second cease of the sport in response as Bay Path (10-3) outlasted Blackstone Valley in a real shootout, 42-41.
The Beavers’ desperation play on the last horn was tackled down on the Bay Path 11 by Dale Nussey.
“I have all the faith in the world in (Scovil), he’s going to be a stud for us, and (Fausek) has been making those catches all year,” mentioned Minutemen head coach Cody Giampa. “BVT is, since I’ve been at Bay Path, they’ve been the standard for football in this area. … (The win) feels great, that’s the goal. You don’t play to participate, you play to win and winning championships is what we want to do. These kids have busted their tail to put us in position to win.”
The groups groups traded offensive blows all night time – led by MVP performances from all sides.
Brochu ripped off 11 carries of 10-plus yards on the way in which to 346 yards from scrimmage for Bay Path, operating in two touchdowns, catching one other, and he began his night time with a 93-yard kick return rating.
“I’m going to give all the credit to my line, they make the holes for me and I kind of know where it’s going to be every time,” Brochu mentioned.
Meanwhile, BVT quarterback Alexander Burgos was nearly an excessive amount of to deal with by passing 17-for-23 for 301 yards and three touchdowns. He additionally had 84 yards and two touchdowns along with his legs, together with a 9-yard keeper for a 41-36 Beavers lead with 3:53 to go.
But Bay Path had greater than sufficient time left to reply.
Methodical motion from the Minutemen’s start line at their very own 41 put them simply exterior the crimson zone when Fausek’s quantity was referred to as. A play-action waggle gave Scovil room to the suitable, and he delivered an ideal ball towards the nook for a wide-open Fausek.
Scovil was 4-for-4 within the fourth quarter with two landing passes. He additionally sacked Burgos on the second-to-last play to pressure the desperation play as an alternative of a game-winning area aim try.
“I give all my credit to the O-line,” Scovil mentioned. “I’m patient, I wait for my opportunity. When my opportunity comes, I execute and I do as much as I can for my team. Anything I can do, I’ll do for them.”
“That was probably my biggest touchdown of my life,” Fausek added. “I was waiting for it, I was hoping it was going to come. Me and (Scovil), we practiced all offseason for this. … We did it, we executed.”
Not sufficient could be mentioned about Brochu’s affect on the group, although, coming into the sport with over 2,000 dashing yards.
“(Brochu) is a great kid, and he’s a team-first guy,” Giampa mentioned. “Every college should be banging down our door to get that kid. The kid’s incredibly smart, he’s incredibly talented.”
Nicholas Whitlock additionally led BVT with seven catches for 93 yards and two touchdowns.