Oakland Mills (1-8 county, 8-11 overall) was ready to put an end to its losing streak, and after a strong second-half effort against Wilde Lake (0-9, 3-17) Friday night it was finally over.
The Scorpions defeated the Wildecats, 37-29, broke an eight-game skid and tallied their first county win of the season.
“Eight straight is a long four weeks, but we are getting there,” said Oakland Mills coach Lloyd Philips. “That stuff snowballs with a young team. We don’t know how to figure it out, how to fight out of it. But we are working on fighting out of it and in a week and half the record will start over and it will be 0-0.”
The Scorpions weren’t discouraged coming out of the...