Friday, Oct. 12
St. Mary’s (3-3) at St. Paul’s (4-1), 4:15
The Saints have won three straight following last week’s 27-24 victory over Archbishop Curley. Marcus Marshall ran for 177 yards and scored a touchdown, Chris Golini threw a pair of touchdown passes and Ian Krampf returned a fumble for a score for St. Mary’s. St. Paul’s defeated AACS, 36-7, last week and is tied with St. Mary’s at 2-0 in the MIAA B Conference. St. Mary’s defeated St. Paul’s, 36-7, last year.
Southern (0-6) at Northeast (5-1), 6:30
The Eagles continued their surprising season when they ran for nearly 400 yards in a victory over Annapolis last week for their first victory over the Panthers since 2007. Josh Krcik had a combined 241 total yards, which included 170 rushing. Southern is coming off a 31-0 loss to Meade and has been shut out its last two games. Northeast defeated Southern, 40-13, last year.
Chesapeake (6-0) at Old Mill (3-3), 6:30
The Cougars remained one of the county’s two unbeaten teams with Friday’s come-from-behind victory over South River. Russell Tongue, the Cougars’ leading receiver with 553 yards and seven touchdowns, caught the go-ahead touchdown and later intercepted a pass deep in Chesapeake territory in the win over the Seahawks. The Patriots are coming off a 35-0 loss to Broadneck and fell into a tie with three other teams who are 3-3 and likely battling for the final playoff spot in the Class 4A East Region. Old Mill defeated Chesapeake, 34-14, last year.
Broadneck (6-0) at South River (3-3), 6:30
The Bruins continued their season-long roll with last week’s 35-0 victory over Old Mill behind three touchdown passes from Josh Ehrlich. Ethon Williams had 10 catches for 95 yards a pair of touchdowns and is approaching county career records for catches and touchdowns. The Seahawks jumped out to a 14-0 lead on Chesapeake and had a three-point lead in the fourth quarter, but the Cougars scored a late touchdown to come away with the victory. Broadneck defeated South River, 42-7, last year.
Meade (2-4) at Severna Park (3-3), 6:30
Deirre Oliver ran for 109 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns in Meade’s victory over Southern last week. Three other players scored touchdowns for the Mustangs, who likely need to win out and get help to secure a playoff berth. The Falcons stayed in playoff contention by holding off a late Glen Burnie rally in a 20-15 victory. Travis Victorio kicked field goals of 37 and 44 yards and Demetrius Powell and Wylen Tompkins scored touchdowns for Severna Park. Meade defeated Severna Park, 26-16, last year.
Arundel (5-1) at Annapolis (3-3), 6:30
Austin Slye threw four more touchdown passes, giving him 18 on the year, and ran for another in the Wildcats’ latest victory last week. Arundel is currently the No. 3 seed in the Class 4A East Region playoff standings, while the Panthers are tied with South River for fourth. Annapolis is looking to bounce back following last week’s 36-28 loss to Northeast. Arundel defeated Annapolis, 42-22, last year.
Calvert Hall (6-1) at Archbishop Spalding (3-1-1), 7
This matchup features two teams ranked in the top 10 in the state. The Cavaliers appeared headed toward a second consecutive loss last week, but scored 22 answered points and defeated St. Anthony’s (NY) with a late successful 2-point conversion. Navy commit Jayden Umbarger ran for 138 yards and three touchdowns and also threw a pair of touchdown passes for the Cavaliers. The Cardinals bounced back from their first loss of the season with a victory over Gilman last week. Archbishop Spalding defeated Calvert Hall, 34-17, last year.
Severn (2-3) at John Carroll (3-3), 7
The Admirals are looking for their first conference win following last
week’s 35-16 loss to Boys’ Latin. John Carroll is in the same situation and has dropped three straight since opening the season 3-0. The Patriots are coming of a 26-23 loss to Pallotti last week. Severn has won the last two meetings, including last year’s 27-14 victory.
Oakdale (5-0) at Kent Island (4-2), 7
The Bucs are in need of a win following a rare two-game losing streak, including last week’s 27-3 road loss to Wicomico. They’ll look to get back on track against an Oakdale team that entered last week ranked No. 11 in the state, then knocked off No. 7 Linganore, 56-7. Oakdale defeated Kent Island, 49-27, last year.
Saturday, Oct. 13
Glen Burnie (1-5) at North County (0-6), 1
The Gophers found themselves in a 20-point hole before rallying late, but still came up short against Severna Park last week. Da’Mon Kidd ran for a score and threw a touchdown pass for the Gophers. North County’s Deontez Parker continued his strong season with a touchdown pass and a rushing touchdown in last week’s loss to Arundel. Glen Burnie defeated North County, 34-12, last year.
-- Compiled by Bob Hough