Howard varsity roundup (Nov. 1): Glenelg football defeats Long Reach, claims share of county championship

Howard County varsity roundup.
Howard County varsity roundup. (Matt Hazlett/Baltimore Sun Media Group)

Here is a roundup of varsity action in Howard County on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.


River Hill 14, Howard 7


Marriotts Ridge 35, Atholton 7

Glenelg 43, Long Reach 6

The Gladiators win a share of the Howard County championship with the blowout victory. Glenelg (5-1 Howard County, 6-3) will share the crown with River Hill (8-1, 8-1) and Marriotts Ridge (7-1, 7-2). Long Reach, meanwhile, fell to 3-5 in county play and 3-6 overall.


Kyle Dry led the way with 24 carries for 162 yards and two touchdowns. Mason Davis was 2 for 3 passing for 51 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another. Drew Sotka led the defense with an interception return touchdown, and Trisden Bovello added another interception.

Box score:

G — 14 20 9 0 — 43

LR — 0 6 0 0 — 6


Scoring plays:

First quarter

G: Drew Sotka 26-yard pass from Mason Davis, Chris Retzbach kick [7-0]

G: Kyle Dry 5-yard run, Retzbach kick [14-0]

Second quarter

LR: Rashaud Littlejohn 10-yard pass from Andy Lotz, kick failed [14-6]

G: Trisden Bovello 25-yard pass from Davis, Retzbach kick [21-6]

G: Kyle Dry 19-yard run, Retzbach kick [28-6]

G: Sotka 20-yard interception return, kick failed [34-6]

Third quarter

G: Kyle Duncan blocked punt safety [36-6]

G: Davis 10-yard run, Retzbach kick [43-6]

Hammond 28, Centennial 0

Hammond quarterback Eric Grinwis threw for a touchdown and ran for one in the Golden Bears’ win. The win gives Hammond (4-2, 5-4) its first winning season since 2013 and more wins this season than in the previous three combined (four). Centennial falls to 1-8 with the loss.

Box score:

Ha — 20 0 0 8 — 28

C — 0 0 0 0 — 0

Scoring plays:

First quarter

Ha: Tayshawn Yates 83-yard kickoff return, Elliot Bauer run [8-0]

Ha: Jahni Lawrence 34-yard pass from Eric Grinwis, two-point attempt failed [14-0]

Ha: Joshua Woods 11-yard run, two-point attempt failed [20-0]

Fourth quarter

Ha: Eric Grinwis 1-yard run, Jahni Lawrence pass from Grinwis [28-0]

Oakland Mills 56, Wilde Lake 28

The Scorpions ends their regular season at 6-3 in county play and overall, while the Wildecats finishes 2-6 against county competition and 2-7 overall.

Reservoir 34, Mt. Hebron 7

The Gators earned their first win of the season with the blowout victory over the Vikings. Reservoir ends its season at 1-7 in county play and 1-8 overall, while Mt. Hebron finishes 0-8, 1-8.


River Hill 2, Franklin 0

Marriotts Ridge 1, Queen Anne’s 0 OT

Sophia Baxter’s goal on a penalty stroke in overtime gave the Mustangs the win in the MPSSAA Class 2A quarterfinals. Marriotts Ridge (10-3-1) will play in the state semifinals on Thursday, Nov. 7, at Broadneck High School. The opponent and time are to be determined.

Box score:

Goals: MR — Sophia Baxter.

Saves: MR — Grace Tolle 11


Mt. Hebron 2, J.M. Bennett 1

The No. 8 seed Vikings (9-6-3) went on the road and beat No. 1 seed J.M. Bennett in a Class 3A state quarterfinal. They advance to the state semifinal round and will play the winner of No. 4 Wilde Lake and No. 5 Huntingtown at Linganore High School on Friday, Nov. 8 or Saturday, Nov. 9.

Don’t see scores or stats from your favorite team? Send results and any game information to reporter Tim Schwartz at timschwartz@baltsun.com, Jacob Meyer at jameyer@baltsun.com and mdscores@baltsun.com.

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