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Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association

John Carroll polishes off perfect grid season with conference title

The John Carroll Patriots finished off a 12-0 perfect football season Saturday night at Spalding High School.

The Patriots pulled away from Archbishop Curley with a 15-0 second half scoring advantage, en route to the 35-14 win in the MIAA B Conference championship.

"I'm just so happy for the school. Our alum have really come back and I'm really happy about that and I'm really excited for our alum," Patriots head coach Keith Rawlings said. "This has been a long time coming for our school."

The Patriots, which defeated Curley, 35-27, just two weeks earlier, got started quickly. Quarterback Kurt Rawlings (16 for 26 and 189 yards), who threw four...