Football Games To Watch

September 15, 2006|By LEM SATTERFIELD

BALTIMORE CITY

WHO -- Douglass (0-0) at No. 15 Edmondson (1-0)

WHEN -- Today, 3:45

OUTLOOK -- Christopher Green, Alge Berry and Tariq and Sterling Jones are among eight Edmondson players who clocked at least 4.65 seconds in the 40-yard dash at last spring's University of Maryland combine. Entering this week's Division I contest, the Red Storm tries to follow up last weekend's upset of four-time state champ Linganore of Frederick County after having gone 4-6 last year. Douglass coach Joe Holland, The Sun's City Coach of the Year, led his Ducks to a 9-1 regular season a year ago only to learn he had to forfeit the wins because of an ineligible player.

WHO -- Lake Clifton (1-0) at No. 6 City (1-0)

WHEN -- Today, 3:45 p.m.

OUTLOOK -- The host Knights, coming off last week's 52-0 rout of Forest Park, begin defense of their Baltimore City Division I title against a visiting Lake Clifton squad that is coming off last week's 44-7 win over Samuel Banks. City defeated Lake Clifton twice last year.

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

WHO -- No. 7 Broadneck (1-0) at Meade (1-0)

WHEN -- Tonight, 6:30

OUTLOOK -- QB Kyle Colleran led the visiting Bruins in last weekend's 37-13 win over Chesapeake. But the Mustangs, looking to improve on last year's 3-7 mark, are coming off a 12-0 shutout of South River.

WHO -- No. 11 Archbishop Spalding (1-0) vs. Severn (0-2) at Broadneck

WHEN -- Saturday, 1 p.m.

OUTLOOK -- Spalding averages 39 points as it begins defense of its MIAA B Conference title against South Division rival Severn. The Cavaliers rushed for more than 300 yards out of their wing-T. The Admirals, the Cavaliers' Anne Arundel County neighbor, have lost to North Division opponents Cardinal Gibbons and St. Paul's.

BALTIMORE COUNTY

WHO -- Eastern Tech (1-0) at New Town (1-0)

WHEN -- Saturday, 1 p.m.

OUTLOOK -- Led by FB-LB Mike Cellini, the visiting Mavericks enter this 2A-1A clash having stunned two-time Class 2A state champ Potomac of Prince George's County, 20-0. The Titans, however, run the triple-option with speed and athleticism, led by RB-DBs Tony Savage, Terrance Macer, Tony Randall and QBs Dexter Edwards and Joe Lutz (6-5, 230).

HARFORD COUNTY

WHO -- Joppatowne (1-0) at Havre de Grace (0-1)

WHEN -- Tonight, 7

OUTLOOK -- RB Xavier Martin scored twice in the first quarter of the visiting Mariners' 36-0 rout of non-divisional Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference rival Perryville. The Warriors got three touchdowns from Anthony Waters, but lost, 29-20, to Fallston.

HOWARD COUNTY

WHO -- Glenelg (1-0) at No. 5 River Hill (1-0)

WHEN -- Tonight, 7

OUTLOOK -- Visiting Gladiators coach Butch Schafer and Hawks coach Brian Van Deusen are each coming off their best seasons. Schafer led South Carroll to a school-best Class 2A state runner-up finish, and Van Deusen reached the Class 3A state semifinals. Van Deusen, a former QB, and Schafer, a former wide-out, were once teammates at McDaniel College.

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