Scoring four TDs in a row,Clifton swamps Douglass Hereford buries C'peake,has 49-0 lead at halftime

September 20, 1997|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Senior running back Robert Carrothers rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns, and Darnell Pearsall added 106 more on 10 carries as No. 3-ranked Lake Clifton cruised past visiting Douglass, 36-0, yesterday.

Senior quarterback Joe Able contributed with a 7-yard scoring ,, pass to Eric Thompson as the Lakers (3-0) scored on their first four possessions and built a 30-0 halftime lead.

The Lakers' defense limited Douglass (1-2) to 66 yards -- only 26 in the second half -- and two first downs, and Eddie Wilson had an interception.

Lake Clifton took the opening kickoff and went 63 yards in six plays as Pearsall scored on a 11-yard run with 8: 05 left in the first quarter. Carrothers scored on an 1-yard run for a 14-0 lead.

The lead grew to 22-0 as Able found Thompson (three catches, 60 yards) alone in the end zone. After Wilson picked off a Douglass pass, Pearsall went right on a sweep and scored.

No. 8 Hereford 63, Northeast-AA 0: Quarterback Mark Troch hit four of four passes for 135 yards and three touchdowns, and kicker Roger Evans hit a school-record nine extra points as the host Bulls (3-0) raced to a 49-0 halftime lead.

Jason Wingeart rushed for 53 yards on four carries and Jason Murphy gained 149 yards on four tries. The Eagles sunk to 0-3.

No. 10 Aberdeen 40, Havre de Grace 6: E. J. Henderson ran for 183 yards on 13 carries and scored four touchdowns in leading the host Eagles (3-0) over the Warriors (1-2). Aberdeen quarterback Jermaine Skinner threw for 140 yards and two touchdowns.

No. 12 Patterson 48, Southern 0: Trinell Gregory had seven tackles, two sacks and a fumble recovery to lead the host Clippers. Patterson (3-0) has not allowed a touchdown this season.

Severna Park 21, C. Milton Wright 15: Fullback Charles Robinson made a shoe-string catch in the end zone of Greg Korwek's pass with 1: 02 left in the game to pull the Falcons (2-1) back against the visiting Mustangs (1-2). Josh Cornett had given the Harford countians a 15-14 lead with 2: 44 left on a 1-yard run. Robinson led the Falcons with 109 yards on 18 rushes.

Bel Air 31, Edgewood 13: Quarterback Adam Rafalski threw three touchdown passes and ran for another as the Bobcats (3-0) squashed the visiting Rams (1-2). Phil Hunter led Bel Air with 90 rushing yards.

Howard 26, Atholton 20: Gerald Smith ran for 213 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries to lead host Howard (2-1) over Atholton (2-1). Bre Morrison rushed for 53 yards and also threw a 29-yard touchdown pass. Sean Aaron scored three Atholton touchdowns.

Northwestern 16, Northern 0: Sophomore running back Leroy Satchel rushed for a 130 yards, a touchdown and two 2-point conversions to give the host Wildcats (1-2) their first win and the Vikings (2-1) their first loss.

Senior quarterback Tavon Reed opened the Northwestern scoring with a 65-yard first-quarter run.

Pub Date: 9/20/97

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