EHS fall athletes honored by Boston Globe

Superintendent Priya Tahiliani stands alongside Everett High School football senior ath- letes at the school’s fall sports banquet held at St. Anthony’s in Malden earlier this month. (From left) Ralph Pierre, Nick Raymond, Tahiliani, Karmarri Ellerbe, and Kevin Ruiz.

Leader Herald Staff

A successful fall sports campaign at Everett High School produced plenty outstanding athletes across the school’s sports stage.

Included in the Boston Globe’s annual high school fall sports honors was EHS senior Karmarri Ellerbe, who was named All-Scholastic for his efforts at quarterback for the Crimson Tide. The bruising football star compiled 1,944 total yards and 18 touchdowns (10 rushing) on the year. In two seasons at QB, he amassed a 17-3 overall record while averaging over 9 yards per carry.

Listed below are all of Everett High School’s 2022-2023 fall sports honorees.

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Xaverian Topples Tide In Opener

By Lorenzo Recupero

The Crimson Tide opened the season with a gut-check, 49-19, loss to visiting Xaverian on Friday.

The lopsided loss for the Crimson Tide (0-1) was result of an offensive onslaught by Xaverian, who was led by Henry Hasselbeck, the son of former NFL quarterback Matt Hasselbeck.

Hasselbeck totaled 190 passing yards and three touchdowns and Xaverian running back Michael Oates tallied 199 yards and two TDs on the ground. Oates also snagged a 79-yard TD pass from Hasselbeck.

In the losing effort, Everett senior quarterback Karmarri Ellerbe put his best foot forward, adding two passing touchdowns in the second half of the game. Everett junior running back Damien Lackland also contributed with a 33-yard score.

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OT Thriller

SEPTEMBER 10: EHS quarterback Karmarri Ellerbe fires a pass against Xaverian. (Photo by Jim Mahoney)

No. 4 Crimson Tide nip No. 3 Xaverian Hawks, 21-19, on Cam Mohamed TD in heavy weight battle


The Crimson Tide opened the season Friday against one of its most familiar foes and got a game-deciding performance from one of its most unfamiliar faces.

In the 21-19 overtime victory, the Tide (1-0) proved too much to overcome for host Xaverian Brothers High school, whose come from behind effort to steal a win fell just short as Cam Mohamed scampered in for the winning TD and conversion.

It was quarterback Karmarri Ellerbe rolling onto the scene to lift Everett.

With two touchdown passes in a game where TDs were hard to come by, quarterback Karmarri Ellerbe rolled onto the scene making his first-ever varsity start at QB, made sure his opponents got a good glimpse of who he is and what he can do.

In the first quarter, Ellerbe dropped a 56-yard dime to speedy wide receiver Ismael Zamor, and again in the third quarter upped the stakes and hooked up with Moses Seids for an 80-yard TD connection to push Everett to a 10-point lead.

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