No. 7 Old Mill (9-1, 6-1) clinched the State Class 4A, Region IV title with a 16-7 victory over host Glen Burnie (6-4, 4-3) last night in an Anne Arundel County 4A League game in which the Patriots held Glen Burnie scoreless in the second half.
Glen Burnie outgained Old Mill in total yards, 230-155, but the Patriots intercepted three passes in the second half. Two were picked off by Rufus Beard and the other was returned 25 yards for a touchdown by Brian Jones.
Old Mill finished second in the league to Severna Park, the only team to defeat the Patriots this season.
%North County 20, Gibbons 0
North County abandoned its potent passing attack and relied on its running game, as Vernon Dawson rushed for 207 yards and a touchdown to lead North County (8-2) over No. 19 Cardinal Gibbons (4-6).
&South River 16, Southern 14
Brian Hutson's 29-yard field goal in the third quarter turned out to be the game-winner as South River (6-4, 2-1) held off visiting Southern (4-6, 0-3) in an Anne Arundel 4A-3A-2A League game to claim second place behind North County.
&Northeast 20, Chesapeake 14
Kevin Murphy passed for 196 yards and two touchdowns, as Northeast (3-7) held on to defeat Chesapeake of Anne Arundel County (1-9). Time expired with Chesapeake driving inside Northeast's 1-yard line.
%Boys' Latin 36, Douglass 8
Gene Lower rushed for 96 yards and a touchdown and senior Kevin Mack, starting his first game at quarterback, rushed for two touchdowns and passed for another to lead host Boys' Latin (3-6, 3-4) over Douglass (0-6-1, 0-6-1) in a Maryland Scholastic Association C Conference game.
Arundel 19, Meade 6
Brian Percival completed 15 of 19 for 118 yards and two touchdowns to lead host Arundel (5-5, 3-4) over Meade (1-9, 1-6) in an Anne Arundel County 4A League game.
Howard 21, Glenelg 14
David Doy threw two touchdown passes to lead host Howard (3-7, 2-5) over Glenelg (3-7, 2-5) in a Howard County League game.