The John Carroll Patriots allowed just one touchdown Saturday afternoon on their way to a 28-7 victory over the host Delmar Wildcats of Delaware.

The Patriots, who improved to 2-1 with the victory, scored a pair of touchdowns in the opening quarter, while Delmar came up with its lone score of the contest.

John Carroll pushed its lead to 21-7 in the third quarter, then scored one more touchdown in the final quarter.

Bel Air beats Patterson Mill


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The Bel Air Bobcats grabbed their second football victory of the season Friday night, beating the Patterson Mill Huskies, 14-7. In other Friday night football, C. Milton Wright stayed unbeaten on the season and Edgewood and Harford Tech each won its first game.

With the win over the Huskies, Bel Air improved to 2-1 for the season while Patterson Mill fell to 1-2.

Patterson Mill quarterback Luke Depasquale completed 11 for 18 passes for 117 yards and one touchdown, and picked up 54 rushing yards on 12 carries.

The Huskies' Ryan Jacobs ran the ball six times for 73 rushing yards and intercepted a pair of passes on defense.

Leading the Patterson Mill defense were Tyler Oppel and Trey Hall, who each had 11 tackles.

Fallston tops Rising Sun

The Fallston Cougars earned a home-field victory Friday, beating the Rising Sun Tigers, 42-7.

The victory put Fallston at 3-0 for the season.

Marc Badger had three touchdowns to lead Fallston.

Cobras win second

Harford Tech (2-1), led by Andres Armstrong, who ran for a score, threw for another and returned an interception for the eventual winning points, beat visiting Friends Friday night, 21-14. The Tech win also celebrated the return of Head Coach Johnny Watson, who missed the first two games because of the sudden and untimely death of his mother.

Armstrong opened the scoring with a 25-yard touchdown run and Tom Burley added the extra-point.

Friends scored its first touchdown in the second quarter to pull within a point as the conversion kick failed.

Tech countered on Armstrong's 16-yard touchdown pass to Isaiah Gills for a 13-6 lead at the half.

Armstrong added his 64-yard interception return touchdown in the third quarter and the Cobras added the two-point conversion on a pass from Armstrong to Gills. The Cobras led through three quarters, 21-6.

Friends scored again in the fourth quarter and converted the two-point try to make it, 21-14, but Tech received the ball with just under five minutes to play and ran out the clock, marching 65 yards into the Friends red zone, before kneeling three times to end the game.