Wright, defense in top form for No. 1 Eastern Tech, 36-0

Beating Overlea gets part of Balt. County 3A-2A title


November 01, 2003|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Dietrich Wright rushed for 139 yards and four touchdowns to help No. 1 Eastern Tech clinch at least a share of the Baltimore County 3A-2A football title with a 36-0 rout of Overlea yesterday at CCBC-Essex.

Tommy Farmer came up with his eighth interception of the year as the Mavericks (9-0, 6-0) used a tough defense to register their ninth shutout of a 15-game regular-season winning streak. Also, Lamont Smith scored a touchdown and had an interception, Stephen Samuels had a conversion run and an interception, and Matt Sanders had two sacks. The loss ended a five-game winning streak by Overlea (6-3, 5-1).

No. 2 Broadneck 31, South River 0: Sophomore Brandon Johnson rushed for 122 yards and a touchdown to lead the host Bruins (9-0) to their fifth shutout of the season.

No. 7 South Carroll 32, Catoctin 6: Senior T.J. Swanson completed 14 of 24 passes for 250 yards and three touchdowns, and he ran for another score for the visiting Cavaliers (8-1).

Boys soccer

No. 2 Oakland Mills 1, Poolesville 0: Saah Johnson scored in the 17th minute to lift the visiting Scorpions (12-1) in their 1A South semifinal.

Calvert Hall 3, No. 5 McDonogh 1: In a game in which both teams' reserves went most of the way, the visiting Cardinals got goals from Patrick Healey, Eddie Tejeda and Tim Cottone to pull off the victory.

No. 10 Patapsco 3, C. Milton Wright 2: The host Patriots scored all of their goals off dead-ball situations - including senior forward Jesse Dieter's game-winner with 25 minutes left - to win their 3A North semifinal. Patapsco (14-2) will play at 3 p.m. Tuesday against Towson.

Eastern Tech 5, Owings Mills 0: Bernie Cruey scored twice and added an assist as the hosts advanced to the 2A North region final. The Mavericks (11-3-2) have outscored their past nine opponents by a combined 45-3.

Poly 0, Hereford 0: Senior forward Guy Bondima scored the game-winner on Poly's ninth attempt of a penalty kick shootout after the Engineers (16-0) and Bulls played to a scoreless tie after two overtimes of the 2A North semifinal.

Girls soccer

No. 2 River Hill 6, Douglass-Prince George's 0: Senior striker Kara Lewis scored twice in the first half and once in the second to lead the visiting Hawks (13-1-1) in the class 3A East region semifinal.

Fallston 2, No. 11 C.M. Wright 0: The host Cougars (10-4-2) switched from their normal three-defender, four-midfielder, three-forward lineup to a 4-4-3 and avenged a 5-1 loss to the Mustangs 12 days ago in the Harford County championship with a shutout victory in the 3A North region semifinal.

Westminster 2, No. 12 Kenwood 0: The visiting Owls (8-3-2) pulled off the upset in the 4A North semifinal behind goals from strikers Brittany Baer and Anne Rae Keel.

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