|Washington Academy||Stearns High School|
At Millinocket, the Minutemen picked off two passes in the fourth quarter including a 65 yard return for a touchdown by Jordan Morrow as Stearns defeated the Raiders.
Ryan Hibbs scored 3 touchdowns and racked up 104 yards rushing on 16 carries as the Minutemen picked up the 28-18 victory.
Hibbs started the scoring for Stearns as he punched in a touchdown from 4 yards out in the first quarter, the Minutemen converted the two point attempt after as Mark Ryan tossed the ball to Riley Whitney.
Washington Academy responded in the second quarter as Nick Tineo connected with Marc Farnesworth on a 43 yard touchdown pass, the Raiders failed the two point attempt after.
Stearns headed into halftime ahead 8-6.
Hibbs struck again in the third as he busted off a 15 yard touchdown rush and then converted the two point attempt.
Micah McBrime added back to back touchdowns for Washington Academy to start the fourth quarter making the score 18-16 in favor of the Raiders.
Hibbs responded again for the Minutemen as he scampered into the end zone from 16 yards out with 1:20 left in the game giving Stearns the 22-18 lead.
Morrow sealed the deal for 4-4 Stearns as he picked of the 2-6 Raiders and returned it for the score, ending the game at 28-16.
Nick Tineo finished 11-23 passing for191 yards and a touchdown for the Raiders.