Gilman, now 9-0, rolls over St. Mary's 'Hounds can be perfect with win over McDonogh

Football roundup

October 31, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Top-ranked Gilman captured the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship with a 37-15 win at St. Mary's yesterday.

The Greyhounds improved to 9-0 on the season and will go after their second perfect season next weekend when they meet McDonogh.

Senior wide receiver Chisom Opara accounted for 218 yards of offense with six catches for 125 yards and 93 more yards on the ground -- including a 73-yard touchdown run.

No. 4 Bel Air 35, North Harford 0: Adam Rafalski threw three touchdown passes, two to Chris Reynolds, and rushed 67 yards for another at home for the Bobcats.

No. 7 Broadneck 28, Southern-AA 6: Bruins senior Martel Threadgill ran for 157 yards to become Anne Arundel County's career rushing leader with 3,671 yards. Threadgill, who scored two touchdowns, surpassed Meade's Tanardo Sharps, a 1997 grad who had 3,627 yards in two seasons.

No. 9 Patterson 35, Lake Clifton 0: The Clippers had 378 yards rushing, including 114 yards and two touchdowns from Brenden Williams, and 115 yards and one TD from Michael Crawford. The Clippers forced four turnovers in shutting out the Lakers.

No. 11 St. Paul's 23, Archbishop Curley 6: Donnell Stewart had 19 carries for 95 yards and two touchdowns, and Trey Whitty added four receptions for 106 yards, a touchdown, and a 32-yard field goal in the Crusaders' win. St. Paul's had 371 yards total offense to the Friars' 203.

No. 15 C. Milton Wright 19, Calvert Hall 12: Jerrance Carter had 28 carries for 151 yards and one touchdown, and Hardy McSpadden had rushing and receiving touchdowns in the host Mustangs' victory over the Cardinals. Mustangs QB Grant Burrough completed 16 of 24 passes for 181 yards and a touchdown.

Edgewood 46, Havre de Grace 6: Visiting Edgewood had 362 yards on the ground. Randy Buskin had 178 yards and three scores.

Westminster 15, Liberty 14: Westminster (6-3) used a halfback option pass by Brad Durden on successive plays for a 27-yard touchdown and a two-point conversion with 4: 47 left.

City 29, Southwestern 6: Senior back Kevin Johnson ran for 170 yards on 21 carries, scoring twice to lead the Knights to a 29-6 win at Southwestern. Fellow senior Bryant Johnson added a 67-yard punt return for a score and caught an 8-yard touchdwon pass from Jawan Yancey.

Douglass 12, Carver 0: Senior running back Tony Fisher ran for 171 yards on 17 carries and scored from 2 yards out to lead Douglass to a 12-0 win at Carver. The Ducks improved to 7-2 on the season after a 3-7 season in 1997.

Poly 36, Mervo 12: Timothy Frasier completed two touchdown passes to power visiting Poly (7-2) past Mervo. Marcus Smith converted three extra points and added a 30-yard field goal.

Pub Date: 10/31/98

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