Kenwood wins opener against Bel Air

Jesse DeBord passed for 317 yards and five touchdowns, and Joe Gray had 159 yards receiving and five touchdowns, as Kenwood -- 0-10 last season -- defeated visiting Bel Air, 46-30, in the season opener for both teams last night.

Kenwood, which had lost 16 of its past 17 games, had not won since defeating Catonsville the final week of the 1989 season.

Gray caught four of DeBord's touchdown passes and also scored on a 62-yard interception return. Steve Hewitt caught eight passes for 137 yards, including a 10-yard scoring pass from DeBord.

Woodlawn 18, Westminster 15

Rodney Pettit scored on a 7-yard run and threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Johnson, as Woodlawn (1-0) upset host Westminster (0-1).

Westminster scored on a safety with 4 minutes left in the game, but fumbled three plays after the ensuing kickoff. Woodlawn recovered the fumble to seal the victory.

Omar Johnson rushed for 89 yards on 17 carries and had an 8-yard scoring run to lead Woodlawn.

C.M. Wright 43, Dulaney 0

Greg Cooper ran for two touchdowns, as C. Milton Wright (1-0) routed host Dulaney (0-1).

The Mustangs, Class 3A state finalists last season, accumulated 270 yards rushing, led by Danny Gartrell (11 carries for 59 yards, one touchdown). Cooper and Zi Shum each rushed for 58 yards.

Edgewood 6, J.M. Bennett 4

Host Edgewood (1-0) allowed two fourth-quarter safeties -- one intentional -- but held on to edge James M. Bennett (0-1).

Chris Gibbons caught a 46-yard touchdown pass from Keith Kimmel in the first quarter for Edgewood.

Pikesville 8, Lansdowne 7

Jay Glickson threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Josh Katz with 1:30 remaining, and Glickson ran for the two-point conversion to lift visiting Pikesville (1-0) over Lansdowne (0-1).

South River 6, Broadneck 3

Jake Cameron's 1-yard touchdown run in overtime lifted visiting South River (1-0) over Broadneck (0-1).

At the end of regulation, the teams finished in a scoreless tie. In overtime, each team got four downs to score from the 10-yard line.

Broadneck took the lead on Mike Somerville's 19-yard field goal, before Cameron's run ended the contest.

Towson 28, Boys' Latin 22

Tex DeLeon rushed for 143 yards and scored three touchdowns, as host Towson (1-0) edged Boys' Latin (0-1).

Towson's Tim Burke scored on a 1-yard run and had 160 yards passing.

Boys' Latin's Matt Proutt hit Phil Booker for a 14-yard score an had a 1-yard touchdown run. Proutt also completed two two-point conversions to tight end Bart Roskovich.

Ches-BC 33, Northeast 12


ee Bullock rushed for two touchdowns, including a 55-yarder, as Chesapeake-BC (1-0) defeated visiting Northeast (0-1).

Lamar King had 15 carries for 112 yards and one touchdown for Chesapeake.

Overlea 22, Elkton 8

Tyrese Barmer rushed for 88 yards and scored a touchdown, as visiting Overlea (1-0) beat Elkton (0-1).

Howard 26, Parkville 0

Howard (1-0) scored a touchdown in each quarter en route to a victory over Parkville (0-1).

Among the Lions' four touchdowns were Kirk Wise's 70-yard punt return and David Jones' 45-yard interception return.

St. Paul's 28, Hereford 0

Chas Offutt threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to Renato Rotondo and Andy Schnydman had 88 yards on seven carries, including a 30-yard scoring run, as St. Paul's (1-0) downed visiting Hereford.

Centennial 34, Catonsville 8

Brian Kujawa rushed for 83 yards and two touchdowns on six carries, as visiting Centennial (1-0) routed Catonsville (0-1).

Centennial quarterback Lawrence Holmes completed all four passes attempted -- including a 40-yard touchdown pass to Shamus Gillen.

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