Swampscott quarterback Cam O'Brien completed 16-of-23 passes for 184 yards and four touchdowns and added a rushing touchdown in a win over Saugus Friday night. (Item Photo: Spenser Hasak)

Swampscott football rolls in return to the gridiron

SWAMPSCOTT -- Any thoughts of the Swampscott football team being rusty after a 26-day layoff were put to rest very early on Friday night, as the Big Blue started fast and never looked back in a 41-0 win over Northeastern Conference foe Saugus at Blocksidge Field. 

Friday’s win was the first game action for the Big Blue since March 13 after the school shut down all athletic activities for two weeks due to an increase in COVID-19 cases. Swampscott actually missed three games over the two-week stoppage, as it began while the Big Blue were preparing for their March 19 game against Danvers.

Swampscott quarterback Cam O’Brien led the way in the win, completing 16-of-23 passes for 184 yards and four touchdowns and adding a rushing touchdown as well. Receiver Cole Hamernick was the main beneficiary of O…

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