Martorana carries Hopkins, 28-6

He rushes for 134 yards, scores three touchdowns

rally beats Salisbury, 28-27

College Football


September 16, 2001|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Scott Martorana rushed for 134 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead Johns Hopkins (2-0) to a 28-6 victory over host Rochester (1-1) yesterday.

Martorana scored on a 42-yard run with 5:07 left in the first quarter to put the Blue Jays ahead for good, 7-3. He added touchdown runs of 6 and 25 yards in the second quarter to increase Hopkins' lead to 21-6 with 10:49 left in the half.

On the final scoring drive, Hopkins faced a third-and-11 from midfield. Martorana turned a screen pass into a 49-yard reception to set up Steve Stache's 1-yard touchdown run.

Martorana finished with 134 yards, and the Blue Jays totaled 215 yards rushing.

Methodist 28, Salisbury 27: The Monarchs (1-2) scored all their points in the second half to rally from a 21-0 deficit to defeat the host Sea Gulls (1-2) in a non-conference game.

Salisbury built a 14-0 first-quarter lead on Mac Mollet's 19-yard touchdown pass to Pat Dargan and Dave Gonano's 4-yard touchdown run. The Sea Gulls increased the lead to 21-0 when Mollet scampered 14 yards for a score with 6:53 remaining in the third quarter.

Waylon Davis answered on Methodist's next possession, putting the Monarchs on the board with a 30-yard touchdown run at 5:01. The Monarchs' Dustin Daniels then completed a 9-yard touchdown pass to David Foster with six seconds left in the quarter to cut the Salisbury lead to 21-14.

The Sea Gulls' Tony Ellis pushed the Salisbury lead to 27-14 with a 22-yard touchdown run at 9:35 in the fourth quarter. The extra-point kick was blocked and Daniels later scored on a 6-yard run at 6:56 to bring the score to 27-21.

With 1:47 remaining, Daniels' 8-yard touchdown pass to Foster tied the game at 27. After a personal-foul penalty against Methodist, Phillip Keever added the extra point to give Methodist its first and only lead of the game.

Western Maryland 55, Gettysburg 7: Quarterback James "Boo" Harris threw three touchdown passes and ran for another as the Green Terror (2-1) rolled past the host Bullets (1-2).

Western Maryland's Teron Powell had eight receptions for 95 yards and Harris completed nine of 17 passes for 90 yards. The defense forced five fumbles and held the Bullets to 24 yards rushing.

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