David Brown rushed for 147 yards for St. Mary’s in a loss to Abington in the Division 6 semifinal Friday night. (Item File Photo)

St. Mary’s football fights through injuries, but falls to Abington in Div. 6 semifinal

QUINCY — The No. 2 St. Mary's football team had to deal with multiple impactful injuries at Veterans Memorial Stadium in the Division 6 semifinal Friday night, and the Spartans came up short to Abington by a score of 26-21.

Abington was without its head coach on the evening. The Boston Herald's Danny Ventura was the first to report that Jim Kelliher wouldn't be on the sidelines due to COVID-19 protocols. Besides clinching a Division 6 Super Bowl berth, a victory over St. Mary's gave the head coach the 300th win of his career. 

The Spartans fumbled a kickoff and gave up a sack on a third down on their final drive of the game; this ultimately doomed the team to defeat.

"We had trouble stopping t…

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