Player of the Game: Everett's Josh Palmer

EVERETT, Mass. -- It wasn't pretty, but No. 2 Everett avoided a big scare from No. 6 Springfield Central, rallying in the second half for a 31-23 win.

Making it all happen in the middle of the field was senior defensive tackle Josh Palmer. The 5-foot-10 speed rusher wreaked havoc all night on the interior, totaling two sacks and a forced fumble.

Palmer spoke with ESPN Boston High Schools editor Brendan Hall following the game:

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