Ismael Zamor rising to the occasion

SEPTEMBER 10: EHS’ Ismael Zamor poses after scoring on a long TD pass in the Crimson Tide’s season-opening win over Xaverian. (Photo by Jim Mahoney)

By LORENZO RECUPERO

On and off the field, Everett High School senior Ismael Zamor is mastering his route.

Found in the depths of the Crimson Tide’s success is Zamor, a team captain that leads by example from the ground up.

In the Tide’s 21-19 overtime season-opening win over Xaverian, he led the way with a decisive 59-yard touchdown catch, an interception, and a forced fumble – all instrumental in the slim victory.

“Ish was a star in all 3 phases of the game,” said EHS head coach Robert DiLoreto of his blooming wide receiver. “When the game was on the line and our team needed Ish the most, he came through and led us to victory. He is a coach’s dream!” said DiLoreto.

It would be hard to see it from the stands, but when the shoulder pads come off, Zamor is something like a teacher’s dream and a community’s dream as well.

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