Winthrop quarterback Dillon Doherty rushed for two touchdowns and threw for another in a win over Gloucester Friday night. (Item File Photo)
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School Sports Roundup: Winthrop football clinches NEC South title

The Winthrop football team was able to check one goal off of its list Friday night, battling back and forth with Gloucester to pull out a 27-20 win on the road at Newell Stadium. With the win, the Vikings remain undefeated and clinch the Northeastern Conference South Division title.

Dillon Doherty rushed for two touchdowns and threw for another in the victory, while Chris Ferrara rushed for one touchdown and Ryan Hovermale had one touchdown reception. 

The Vikings were forced to hold on after taking a 21-7 lead into halftime, with Gloucester battling back to make it 27-20 with three minutes to play in the third. The Vikings’ defense stood tall from there, and in …

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