Wannamaker's 7 TDs power Mount St. Joseph Gaels rout City, 53-18, extend win streak to 13

November 05, 1995|By Lem Satterfield | Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF

Archie Wannamaker rushed for a state-record 368 yards and seven touchdowns (tying a state record) on 26 carries to raise his season totals to 1,731 yards and 33 touchdowns, as top-ranked Mount St. Joseph hammered City, 53-18.

The 5-foot-8, 175-pound senior, who runs a 4.5-second 40-yard --, had scoring runs of 60, 36, 27, 8 and 3 yards, along with two touchdowns from 1 yard.

A day earlier, Kenwood's area rushing leader Steve Kelley (1,864 yards) also scored seven times in a 47-0 rout of Parkville to tie the state record.

"I wanted to have my best game, and I wanted a blowout," said Wannamaker, crediting his line of Pat Wallace, Chris Whitt, Joe Kern, Butch Jarrett, Lorne Phillips and Gary Moore.

Mount St. Joseph receiver Danny Rosewag set the tone on the game's opening play, hauling in a 60-yard pass from Lucas Phillips. Rosewag finished with four receptions for 101 yards as the Gaels (9-0) extended Maryland's longest active winning streak to 13 games.

"We knew we were going to run that play all week," said Rosewag, who has 34 receptions for 661 yards and an area-leading nine touchdowns. "My hands were cold, so I bobbled it a little, but it felt great."

Phillips (10-for-15, 151 yards) has been sacked just four times in the last two years, and the 6-2, 180-pound junior, again escaped unscathed as the Gaels racked up 564 yards of offense, 357 in the first half.

Playing well defensively for the Gaels were linemen DeVaughan Mellerson and Mitchell McGraw, John Working (fumble recovery), and Rob Howse and Nate Taylor, each with an interception.

For City (275 total yards), running back Taber Small had 86 yards and two touchdowns, and receiver Curtis Anderson (three receptions, 75 yards) caught a 51-yard scoring pass from Mike Johnson (7-for-12, 107 yards).

Damian Beane rushed for 73 yards, and James Wilson had an interception in the end zone.

"They [Gaels] have few weaknesses and they're the best team I've seen in a long while," said City coach George Petrides.

* Atholton 37, Mount Hebron 0: Ricky Trott ran for 79 yards and two touchdowns to help Atholton (7-2) past Mount Hebron.

* Dulaney 27, Franklin 6: Tommy Bell rushed for 94 yards on 18 carries, and quarterback Cliff Berger had two short touchdown runs to lead host Dulaney (6-3) over Franklin.

* Loch Raven 29, Chesapeake-BC 12: Joe Middlesworth ran for 70 yards and two touchdowns and had two interceptions as Loch Raven (4-5) topped visiting Chesapeake-BC (0-9). Middlesworth also intercepted two passes.

* Loyola 33, McDonogh 6: Matt Smith rushed for 165 yards and two scores as Loyola (4-4) rolled over visiting McDonogh. Mike Latchford had three sacks for the Dons, who have won four straight.

* Milford Mill 42, Pikesville 6: Brandon Scarborough rushed 14 times for 161 yards, including four touchdowns, as visiting Milford Mill (7-2) defeated Pikesville (2-7).

* Oakland Mills 7, Hammond 6: No. 5 Oakland Mills (7-2) scored in the second quarter on a 39-yard pass from Irving Conwell to Antiwan Jones, and Tajiri Smith kicked the extra point to defeat No. 14 Hammond (7-2).

* Owings Mills 24, Overlea 16: A 3-yard run by Larry Bragg in overtime lifted Owings Mills (7-2) to a victory over visiting Overlea. James Holley rushed for 165 yards on 22 carries.

* Poly 39, Calvert Hall 14: Willie Hudson ran for 119 yards and two touchdowns to lead host Poly (3-5) over Calvert Hall. Karlton Dunn scored three touchdowns on four carries.

* St. Mary's 14, Gilman 0: Ernie Listman scored a 43-yard touchdown and Rashi Reed added a 5-yard touchdown run as host St. Mary's (6-3) shut out Gilman (1-7).

Jamison Mullen went 2-for-2 in extra-point conversions.

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