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Central Mass Division 6 power Blackstone Valley Tech wins first playoff game

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Trailing for only the second time this season, Blackstone Valley Tech needed big plays, and quarterback Nic Wojnar delivered.

The senior scored five touchdowns, four on the ground and one through the air, as Valley Tech defeated Maynard, 40-20, Saturday in a Division 6 Central Mass quarterfinal.

“I can’t say enough about Nic Wojnar,” Valley Tech coach Jim Archibald said after the Beavers remained unbeaten at 8-0, joining Littleton and O’Bryant as the only three unbeaten Division 6 schools in the state. “There was a time tonight where he was just running through tackles and really punishing people.”

Valley Tech found itself trailing, 14-13, in the second quarter, only the second time this season the Beavers were behind on the scoreboard.

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