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St. Paul's topples Spalding in OT

Cavs' conference win streak ends

October 20, 2007|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Brian Taaffee's 10-yard touchdown pass to Lance Roberts in overtime and Tyler Feeley's ensuing extra point gave the visiting St. Paul's football team a 26-25 victory over Archbishop Spalding last night.

The touchdown came on the first play in overtime for the Crusaders (5-1). They trailed by six points after the Cavaliers scored.

The win created a two-way tie for second between the two teams in the MIAA B Conference and ended the Cavaliers' three-year conference winning streak at 16.

St. Paul's coach Dave Dolch called the game "wild" and said: "It had every bit of weather, from driving rain to sheets of rain and wind."

Dolch's team lost, 14-13, in 2005 to Spalding (5-1) when the Crusaders scored with 35 seconds left but missed the ensuing extra-point attempt.

Colby Roane had nine catches for a 135 yards and a touchdown for St. Paul's, and Chris Wilson had 13 carries for 101 yards.

Spalding scored first in the overtime on Jordan Cohill's 8-yard run for a 25-19 lead but missed the extra point.

Franklin 23, No. 13 Parkville 14 -- Carl Fleming rushed for 110 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries as the host Indians (3-4) upset the Knights (2-5). It was the second straight loss for the Knights (5-2), who were beaten by Hereford on Oct. 12. Keith Ford completed eight of 16 passes for 157 yards and a touchdown for the Indians. Ian Sadon gave Parkville a 6-0 lead on a 63-yard run in the first quarter, but the Indians scored the next 23 points, including Fleming's 41-yard touchdown run in the second quarter that gave Franklin a 7-6 halftime lead.

No. 2 River Hill 41, Atholton 0 -- Zach Martin had 17 carries for a 157 yards and two touchdowns to power the host Hawks (7-0) past the Raiders (4-3). River Hill's defense held Atholton outside its 20-yard line. River Hill's Luke Hosteteler went 4-for-4 for 89 yards and three touchdowns. Michael Campanaro rushed 14 times for 100 yards and had three catches for 69 yards and two touchdowns.

Howard 48, Mount Hebron 28 -- Taylor Landrum caught two passes for 71 yards and two touuchdowns for the visiting Lions (6-1). Howard totaled 407 offensive yards and seven touchdowns. The Vikings (1-6) had 292 offensive yards.

Overlea 35, Lansdowne 8 -- Brian Smith had one passing and one rushing touchdown to lead the Falcons (4-3) to a victory over the Vikings (2-5). Smith finished with 85 yards passing and seven carries for 35 yards. Bezon Pringle had two interceptions, returning one 35 yards for a touchdown. James Gilyard added a 21-yard touchdown run for Overlea, which plays again Friday at home against Patapsco.

New Town 30, Owings Mills 0 -- Dexter Edwards went 3-for-4 passing for 71 yards and a touchdown and rushed seven times for 30 yards and two touchdowns for the visiting Titans (3-4).

Field hockey

No. 3 Bryn Mawr 3, No. 8 Fallston 3 -- The visiting Mawrtians (12-3-2) and Cougars (11-2-1) played to a tie in a game that was limited to one overtime because of darkness. Paige Hanson had two goals for Bryn Mawr, which battled back from a 1-0 halftime deficit. Fallston goalie Megan Sadowski saved two strokes, one in overtime, and finished with five saves. Abby Bisbee had six saves for Bryn Mawr. JoEllen Sumego, Rachel Cooke and Alyssa Elliot scored for the Cougars. Fallston will play Thursday at home against Dundalk in the second round of regionals. Bryn Mawr plays again Tuesday at Garrison Forest.

No. 6 Garrison Forest 2, St. Mary's 1 -- Alex Goldstein and Catie Merrick both scored to power the visiting Grizzlies (13-1-1) past the Saints. Caroline Cochran had St. Mary's only goal. Emily Cain made five saves for Garrison Forest and Anne Callahan had 11 for the Saints.

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