Johns Hopkins put up 447 yards and 49 points in the first half to top McDaniel 56-21 in Centennial Conference football action Saturday at Kenneth R. Gill Stadium.
Matt Cathey led the Green Terror (3-7, 2-7 Centennial) with 130 yards rushing and a pair of touchdown runs.
David Tammaro threw for 290 yards on 20 of 24 passing in the first half for the 21st-ranked Blue Jays (9-1, 8-1), who secured its ninth straight conference title and an NCAA berth with the victory.
Ryan Cary and Cathey traded five-yard touchdown runs in the first 7:56 of the contest.
Cary capped a nine-play, 65-yard opening drive with 10:57 on the clock.
A Garvin Brooms strip sack gave McDaniel the ball at the Johns Hopkins 5. One play later, Cathey went around the right side to tie the game.
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The Blue Jays drove inside the Green Terror 1 on their next possession but Ben Stapleton forced a second fumble.
The Johns Hopkins defense forced a three-and-out and Dane Rogerson's punt return set up his offense at the 15. Three plays later, Tammaro found Brett Caggiano for the first of the quarterback's four touchdown tosses for a 14-7 lead with 1:55 showing in the first quarter.
No fewer than six plays of 15 yards or longer in the second quarter led to 35 points and a 49-7 lead at the break. Five different Blue Jays found the end zone in the period.
Drew Tomaini found David Brookhart for a 25-yard touchdown with 11:48 to play in the thid quarter for the Blue Jays' final points of the afternoon.
On Johns Hopkins' first punt of the afternoon, Matt Schleifer picked up a bouncing ball at his own 8-yard line and returned it 92 yards for a touchdown. It was the Green Terror's first punt return for a touchdown since Sept. 5, 2009 when CJ Billera took a return 90 yards for a score.
Cathey capped a 9-play, 94-yard drive midway through the fourth quarter with his second 5-yard touchdown. He had runs of 30 and 29 on the drive and Bamasa Bailor made a 14-yard grab on fourth down to extend the drive.
Kiree Moore led the defense with a career-high 10 tackles to go with a forced fumble.