Howard varsity roundup (Oct. 25): Marriotts Ridge football shuts out rival Mt. Hebron

See scores and stats from around the league.
See scores and stats from around the league. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)

Here is a roundup of varsity action in Howard County on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019:


River Hill 40, Oakland Mills 6

The Hawks (7-1, 7-1) cruise past the Scorpions (5-3, 5-3).


RH — 13 6 14 7 — 40

OM — 0 0 0 6 — 6


Marriotts Ridge 42, Mt. Hebron 0

The Mustangs (6-1 county, 6-2 overall) got their second shutout of the season and held the Vikings (0-7, 1-7) scoreless for the third time this season. They combined for 450 yards of offense with three passing and three rushing touchdowns. Jaylin Moore had three total to go with 139 yards rushing on five carries. Quarterback Casey Pung went 7 of 8 passing for 152 yards and three scores.

MR — 14 21 7 0 — 42

MH — 0 0 0 0 — 0


Atholton 7, Hammond 6

The Raiders (3-4, 4-4) win their fourth straight game, while the Golden Bears (3-2, 4-4) lost to likely fall out of contention for the county championship.

Howard 28, Long Reach 18

The Lions (3-2, 3-5) took an early 14-0 lead and never looked back to beat the Lightning (3-4, 3-5).

Glenelg 35, Wilde Lake 16

The Gladiators (5-3) beat the Wildcats (2-6) on Friday night behind a 65-yard interception return touchdown by Drew Sotka and Pierce Pusheck’s nine-tackle effort on defense. Niko Garbis and Trisden Bovello also had interceptions for the Gladiators. Glenelg was lead on offense by Kyle Dry with 22 carries for 147 yards and one touchdown, while quarterback Mason Davis added 87 yards passing and a score.

Box score:

G — 7 7 0 21 — 35

WL — 0 6 10 0 — 16

Scoring plays:

First quarter

G: Drew Sotka 65-yard interception return, Chris Retzbach kick [7-0]

Second quarter

WL: Sam Nason 44-yard field goal [7-3]

G: Trisden Bovello 2-yard run, Retzbach kick [14-3]

WL: Nason 22 yard field goal [14-6]

Third quarter

WL: Nason 24-yard field goal [14-9]

WL: Michael Prempeh 10-yard blocked punt return, Nason kick [16-14]

Fourth quarter

G: Drew Sotka 30-yard pass from Mason Davis, Retzbach kick [21-16]

G: Kyle Dry 63-yard run, Retzbach kick [28-16]

G: Bovello 10-yard run, Retzbach kick [35-16]

Poolesville 34, Centennial 16

The Eagles (1-0, 1-7) fall to Montgomery County’s Poolesville at home.

Owings Mills 21, Reservoir 13

The Gators (0-7, 0-8) remain winless on the season.


River Hill 6, Hammond 1

The Hawks (13-2) cruised past the Golden Bears (6-10) in the 3A East, Region II playoffs. River Hill dominated early and Jeff Fuentes finally put away a header from William SR Asante in the 19th minute to take the lead. The Hawks outshot Hammond 27-4 and were led by William JR Asante’s two goals and Jed Dixon’s two assists.

Box score:

Goals: RH — William JR Asante 2, Jeff Fuentes, Julian Elguera, Oliver Simpson, Jonah Stoutenborough; Ha — Brandon Sindjui.

Assists: RH — Jed Dixon 2, Alex Krause, William SR Asante, Jeff Fuentes, Joey Heitzman; Ha — Issaac Owusu.

Saves: RH — Eric Gesell 2, Nick Martinez 1; Ha — Brandon Eachman 14.

Halftime: 2-1, RH

Wilde Lake 0, Reservoir 0 (PKs)

The Wildecats (11-3-1) beat the Gators (6-9-1), 5-4 in penalty kicks, in the 3A East, Region II playoffs.


River Hill 2, Atholton 0

Top-ranked River Hill defeated No. 6 Atholton with a first-half goal by Jamie Caine and a second-half penalty kick by Sophia Elguera.

Box score:

Goals: RH — Jamie Caine, Sophia Elguera.

Assists: RH — Kelly Bu.

Saves: RH — Caroline Duffy 2; A — Dahlia Bedward 8.

Halftime 1-0, RH

Wilde Lake 3, Reservoir 0

Aicha Wilson scored twice and Gia Johnson had two assists in the MPSSAA Class 3A playoff win for No. 2 Wilde Lake (7-4-1). The Wildecats will play top-seeded River Hill in the 3A East Region II final next week. The Gators end their season at 5-6-3.

Box score:

Goals: WL — Aicha Wilson 2, Jillian Ingram.

Assists: WL — Gia Johnson 2, Leah Williams.

Saves: WL — Hannah Lowry 9; Re — Lizzie Dudzinski 13.

Halftime: 1-0, WL

Mt. Hebron 1, Centennial 0

Maddie Hammond’s goal off a corner kick from Alex Masse late in the first half was all No. 2 Mt. Hebron (9-4) needed to advance in the MPSSAA Class 3A playoffs. The Vikings will play at top-seeded Marriotts Ridge in the 3A East Region I final on Tuesday. The Eagles end their season with a 6-6-1 record.

Box score:

Goals: MH — Maddie Hammond.

Assists: MH — Alex Masse.

Saves: MH — Ainsley Sowers 5; C — Ashley Bilger 11.

Halftime: 1-0, MH

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