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North Reading looking to topple powerhouse Swampscott in Div. 5 Super Bowl

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

On Wednesday night, the Div. 5 football state championship at Gillette Stadium will feature a pair of programs with widely disparate playoff resumes.
North Reading enters looking for its first Super Bowl crown in just its second appearance, the last one coming more than four decades ago in 1979. Meanwhile, Swampscott is the reigning Div. 5 titlist, earning its way back to the big stage for the eighth time.
But when you remove history from the equation, the teams aren't all that different, particularly in their dominant runs through the bracket. The seedings proved spot on as the No. 1...
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