Sev. Park's TD at :27 surprises Roosevelt

Falcons triumph, 13-7

No. 1 McDonogh ties DeMatha in boys soccer

Fall sports

High Schools

September 05, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Unranked Severna Park stunned Eleanor Roosevelt, The Washington Post's No. 5 football team, 13-7, yesterday in Greenbelt on Greg Kingler's 33-yard touchdown pass to Ben Hunt with 27 seconds left.

"They had tied the game at 7-7 on a 33-yard touchdown pass by Derrick Williams with about two minutes left," said Severna Park coach J.P. Hines. "But our kids really wanted it.

After a scoreless first half, the Falcons got a 32-yard touchdown scamper from Andrew Ferris to take a 7-0 lead in the third period before the Raiders tied it.

Hines credited his defensive unit for containing Williams, who is considered one of the top high school players in the nation. Williams was held to 50 yards on 19 carries; he was 6-for-15 passing for 80 yards.

Boys soccer

No. 1 McDonogh 1, DeMatha 1: Maryland-bound senior Matt Beckman scored his fifth goal of the week to lift the Eagles (2-0-1) to a tie with the Stags at the Fila Classic.

With standout midfielder Mike Marchiano on the bench to rest a foot fracture, the host Eagles hit the post or crossbar five times, including a header from Tyler Kirkwood late in the second half that beat Stags goalkeeper Brandon Quinn (12 saves) but struck the crossbar and stayed out.

"It was unfortunate, because we were a lot more dangerous out there," McDonogh coach Steve Nichols said.

In the tournament's other game yesterday, Germantown (Pa.) Academy slipped past No. 4 Archbishop Curley, 1-0, with a counter-attack goal in the second half, dropping the Friars to 1-2.

No. 5 Mount Hebron 3, Severn 0: Eric Shadoff scored a goal and added an assist to lead the Vikings (2-0) past the Admirals (0-2)at the Arundel Tournament.

Girls soccer

No. 9 South River 2, Bowie 1: At the Pioneer Shootout at Anne Arundel Community College, the Seahawks improved to 1-0-1 behind a goal and an assist from Rachel Fry. In the second game, Spalding shut out Arundel, 4-0.

Field hockey

No. 2 St. Paul's 1, No. 15 Long Reach 0: Kirstin Goldberg scored the only goal to lift the Gators in a shortened final of the Long Reach Tournament.

Friday's first-round games were postponed when no officials showed up, so both teams played a full game and then a 30-minute championship game yesterday that both coaches agreed was official.

Sarah Seats scored both goals to lift the Gators over C. Milton Wright in the first round. Wamaitha Kamuru had two goals and two assists as Long Reach routed Howard County foe Oakland Mills, 5-0, in the first round.

Sun staff writers Pat O'Malley and Katherine Dunn contributed to this article.

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