Annapolis' fast start too much for Chesapeake, 40-7


Ninth-ranked Annapolis (8-1) struck for 26 first-half points and went on to a 40-7 homecoming victory last night over Chesapeake (2-7) at Al Laramore Field, Richard Ensor Stadium.

Senior back Shawn Taylor ran for 150 yards on 15 attempts, scoring the first and next-to-last Panthers touchdowns and surpassing 1,000 yards rushing for the season.

Taylor, who ran for 116 yards on nine carries in the first half, scored the first Annapolis touchdown on a 54-yard run with 9:05 left in the first period.

With six seconds to go in the first period, quarterback Juan Johnson, who was 3-for-3 for 40 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, hit Joe Pergerson with a 25-yard scoring pass.

For Chesapeake, Brandon Steinheim scored his 15th touchdown of the season on a 10-yard run and finished with 120 yards on 21 carries.

Southern-AA 35, N. Carroll 0

Junior halfback Jamar Mullen ran for 96 yards on five carries and scored three touchdowns to lead Southern (5-4) over North Carroll (0-9) in a non-conference game.

N. County 47, Glen Burnie 14

Senior quarterback Eric Howard completed 10 of 17 for 264 yards and three touchdowns to lead visiting North County (8-1, 7-1) over Glen Burnie (3-6).

xTCAH: Severna Park 45, Arundel 14

Tim Bowerman threw a pair of touchdown passes as host Severna Park (6-3, 6-2) defeated Arundel (2-7, 2-6), in an Anne Arundel County 4A League game.

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