Mike McCarthy

Oakland Mills football cruises past Mt. Hebron, 52-15, for first win

Oakland Mills football cruises past Mt. Hebron, 52-15, for first win

Crushing defeats have come early and often for the Oakland Mills football team this year.

The Scorpions scored on the final play in their season opener but failed to convert a two-point conversion, which sealed a 29-28 loss to Long Reach. The next week, they led River Hill by seven with less than three minutes to play. The Hawks then scored a touchdown, and after missing the extra point, secured an onside kick that set up the game-winning field goal. Last weekend, they lost 17-14 to Atholton despite throwing five interceptions — to one player.

So, as Oakland Mills built a comfortable lead in its eventual 52-15 win at Mt. Hebron on Friday night, the Scorpions were never...