Defense lifts Poly to 29-6 win in opener

Broadneck rolls, 42-6

Curley routs Fallston

High Schools

Football

September 04, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Poly's defense dominated visiting Edgewood's offense, 29-6, yesterday in an early-season meeting between Baltimore City and Harford County.

The Engineers (1-0) had three interceptions against the Rams (0-1).

Richardo Silva ran an interception 47 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter. Jerrell Crossier led the Engineers' offense with 51 rushing yards and a pair of two-point conversions.

No. 7 Broadneck 42, Chesapeake-AA 6: Senior quarterback Tony Marino scored three rushing touchdowns, and tailback Brandon Johnson added two to lead the visiting Bruins (1-0) past the Cougars (0-1).

No. 8 Archbishop Curley 45, Fallston 9: The Cougars (0-1) held All-Metro running back Glenn Williams to one touchdown, but the Friars still rolled in their opener.

No. 9 Bel Air 55, Dundalk 0: The visiting Bobcats (1-0) smoked the Owls (0-1) behind quarterback Andrew Berry, who ran for two touchdowns and threw for another, connecting with twin brother Adam Berry for a 36-yard scoring play in the first quarter.

No. 12 Old Mill 41, North County 0: Andrew Beverley returned the opening kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown, sparking the host Patriots (1-0) to a rout of the Knights (0-1). Beverley also had a 15-yard scoring run in the second quarter.

Ryan Callahan scored four times, on runs of 37, 35, 10 and 79 yards, and finished with 210 rushing yards on 12 carries.

Good Counsel 30, Mount St. Joseph 0: The Falcons (1-0) of Montgomery County opened a 14-0 first-half lead on the visiting Gaels (0-1).

Milford Mill 28, Overlea 20: Rodney Webb ran 15 times for 186 yards and three touchdowns to power the visiting Millers (1-0) by the Falcons (0-1).

Severn 48, Lewis 7: Deon Peters' four-touchdown day was highlighted by a 50-yard punt return in the third quarter that helped carry the Admirals (1-0) over the Falcons (0-1).

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