Mansfield beats Natick and earns Super Bowl trip

Mansfield beats Natick and earns Super Bowl trip

NATICK, Mass. — For the past two years, the Mansfield Hornets high school football team fell just one game short of getting to Gillette Stadium and playing for a state championship. On Friday night in Natick, the Hornets finally break through and earn that trip to Gillette.

Led by a stingy defense and some great offensive performances, Mansfield beats previously undefeated (9-0) Natick 22-3 to advance to the Division 2 Super Bowl.

Mansfield senior captain Vinnie Holmes rushes for 130 yards. Senior captain Nick Marciano rushes for 40 yards and a second half TD to lead the Hornets offense.

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On December 6th at Gillette Stadium, Mansfield will be looking for their 4th Super Bowl title since 2010 when they face Lincoln Sudbury.