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Travis O'Brien of Portsmouth High hangs on to the ball as he is dragged down by East Providence defenders Trystan Casey (left) and Adriano Martins (top). O'Brien scored four touchdowns in the game.

Portsmouth finds big holes against Townies in 55-14 win

Portsmouth finds big holes against Townies in 55-14 win

PORTSMOUTH — East Providence never had a chance Friday night. The Portsmouth Patriots varsity football team set the tone for the Division 1 matchup at home immediately, when quarterback Matt Sewell kept the ball on the first play from scrimmage and ran 70 yards for a touchdown. Only 22 seconds had ticked off the clock, and

Photos by Richard W Dionne Jr
Townies tight end Chris Marstrangelo (left) and wide receiver Darian Johnson celebrate after Johnson collected a touch down pass from Jashaun Bennett late in the first half of their game against Hendricken.

Hawks have their way with East Providence in D-I football opener

EAST PROVIDENCE — Visiting Bishop Hendricken High School dominated a young East Providence squad Friday night, Sept. 21, at Pierce Stadium in the host Townies’ Division I regular season football opener, the Hawks walking away with an easy 42-13 win. Hendricken (2-0 in D-I, 4-0 overall) was never troubled all evening, its defense smothering a