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Old Mill rides Franklin, dominant defense to state title game berth
Old Mill rides Franklin, dominant defense to state title game berth

The running of Donovan Franklin and a dominating defense helped the Old Mill football team reach the state semifinals. That same formula has the No. 2 Patriots in the state final for the third time in the last six years. Franklin ran for 171 yards on 30 carries and scored a touchdown, while the defense held a dangerous Howard offense in check in the Patriots' 10-3 victory over the No. 5 Lions in Friday's Class 4A state semifinal. Old Mill (11-2) will play Northwest in the state final on Friday night at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The Patriots are going for their third state championship after winning titles in 2009 and 2011. Old Mill won its 11 straight game since...

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