October 4, 2013

Football Notebook: Quarterbacks promise a bright future for Thornton

By Tom Chard tchard@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

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Joe Fitzpatrick


Joe Fitzpatrick, Cheverus: Fitzpatrick scored four touchdowns and rushed for 243 yards on 25 carries as the Stags improved to 4-0 with a 57-22 win over Windham. Fitzpatrick is the leading rusher and scorer in Eastern Class A with 775 yards and 13 touchdowns.


Zach Dubiel, Bonny Eagle: Dubiel passed for four touchdowns and ran for another as the Scots upped their record to 4-0 with a 34-26 win over Scarborough. He gained 133 yards and passed for 98 more.

James Ferrar, Greely: Ferrar scored a touchdown and had 118 yards rushing on 15 carries as Greely beat Westbrook, 41-8.

Cody Lynn, Thornton Academy:

Lynn had six catches for 91 yards in Thornton Academy's 25-9 win over Sanford. Lynn also caught a 2-point conversion, intercepted a pass and had six tackles.

Greenlaw was a football, basketball and baseball star for the Bulldogs. He led Portland to the 1952 Class A football title and went on to play at Nebraska, where he is in the school's football hall of fame. Greenlaw played in the Orange Bowl for the Cornhuskers and later was a standout for the semipro Portland Sea Hawks.

Hawkins was a standout pass receiver-kick/punt returner for Portland and a member of the 1982 Class A state title team. He won the Fitzpatrick Trophy in 1983 and went on to a standout career at Cornell.

Porter was an all-state quarterback for the Bulldogs who went on to start at quarterback for Boston College, then played in the Canadian Football League.

Rutherford led Portland to the 1982 state title as a quarterback, winning the Fitzpatrick Trophy that season. Rutherford has been a longtime assistant football coach for the Bulldogs and was the baseball coach at the school for several years, winning the state title in 1998.

The public is invited to the induction banquet. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased by calling Portland Coach Jim Hartman at 329-5224 or by e-mail at coachjim@myfairpoint.net. 

THE LISBON at Traip Academy game was rescheduled from Saturday afternoon to 7 p.m. Friday. As in the past, the school will bring in portable lights. 

Tom Chard can be reached at 791-6419 or at:




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