By Lorenzo Recupero
The Crimson Tide officially made it past the bar set a year ago by its predecessors.
With the 33-14 win over host Taunton High School on Friday, the Crimson Tide advanced past the first round of the MIAA playoffs setting up a quarterfinal meeting with Central Catholic on Friday, November 11 (7PM) at Lawrence Stadium.
A year ago, the Tide (8-1) couldn’t make it past the Round of 16, but senior quarterback Karmarri Ellerbe made sure to make the most of his second postseason start to help push the team over the top, rushing for two touchdowns and throwing for another on a 62-yard strike to Giacobbe Ward in the first half.
Ellerbe’s elusiveness provided the decisive X-Factor in the win, helping to extend the Tide’s win streak to eight games.Continue reading “Red Hot Crimson Tide Topple Taunton, Advance To Quarterfinals”