Running back C.J. Feldheim rushed 11 times for 123 yards and two touchdowns, and lineman Adam Hendrix recovered a fumble and had a sack to help fifth-ranked Hereford to a 36-7 victory last night at Kenwood in the season opening football game for both teams.
Hereford has won 17 straight road games.
Hereford's Matt Curtis broke a 7-7 tie with his 38-yard scoring run in the second quarter. And it was 29-7 heading into the fourth period after quarterback Scott Wdowiak scored on a keeper from 13 yards, followed by a conversion pass to Feldheim.
The Bulls' final touchdown, a 9-yard pass to Todd Leitzel, was followed by Rob Bateman's fourth extra-point kick.
Hereford totaled 246 rushing yards.
Defensively, the Bulls limited the Bluebirds to 10 rushing yards. Ray Causey and Kress Adamson had interceptions. Bateman and Nick Sebastian each had sacks. Leitzel also recovered a fumble.
Kenwood quarterback Jeff Lyon passed for 97 of the Bluebirds' 107 total yards, and Scott Yard scored their only touchdown.
Hereford had five turnovers, and Kenwood's Charles Mansfield, Steve Griffin, Jimmy Stoneburner and Charlie Stanza all recovered fumbles.
In other season openers: No. 1 Gilman 35, Poly 0 -- Senior quarterback Ryan Boyle rushed for 90 yards and two touchdowns to lead the visiting Greyhounds over the Engineers. Boyle also was eight of 10 passing for 135 yards as Gilman amassed 310 yards of offense.
No. 8 Eastern Tech 36, Aberdeen 0 -- The visiting Mavericks got touchdowns from Steven Lawston, Jason Hartman, Wayne Douglas, Jerome Owens and Brandon Rooney en route to their shutout victory over the Eagles.
No. 14 City 39, Forest Park 12 -- Sophomore quarterback Lamar Manigo completed 15 of 24 passes for 355 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Knights over the visiting Foresters.
Brandon Watson had five receptions, two for touchdowns, for 154 yards and City teammate Todd Galloway had six catches, two for scores, for 141 yards. Aaron Oxner and Christen Monroe also scored for City.
No. 13 Dunbar 60, Northwestern 0: Darrell Dorsey had six touchdowns to lead the host Poets over the Wildcats. D'Andre Dorsey added two touchdowns for Dunbar.
Edmondson 34, Northern 6 -- Senior Raytron Leak scored three touchdowns to lead the visiting Redskins. Leak rushed five times for 36 yards and one touchdown, and caught three passes, two for touchdowns, for 89 yards. Quarterback Eddie Colbert was 10 of 15 passing for 215 yards and three touchdowns.
Fallston 29, Centennial 7 -- Keith Clark rushed 13 times for 106 yards and two touchdowns and Dave Gonano had 133 yards on eight carries and one touchdown as the Cougars upended the visiting Eagles. Fallston had 400 yards total offense, 322 on the ground. Mike Tores scored on an 86-yard kickoff return for Centennial.
Joppatowne 24, Harford Tech 0: Bryant Jones had 117 yards rushing and Dave Brown four receptions for 103 yards as the visiting Mariners blanked the Cobras. Joppatowne quarterback Reggie Robinson completed four of five passes for 100 yards. Defensively for the Mariners, Chris Keels had 10 tackles, four assists and an interception.
Lansdowne 32, Spingarn 0 -- Jerald Hurt carried 19 times for 167 yards and two touchdowns and Micah Stanovich had one running and one passing touchdown for the host Vikings.
Mervo 26, Carver 6 -- Miles Richardson scored on runs of 6 and 3 yards and Anthony Johnson caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from Kevin Young to lead the Mustangs over the visiting Bears. Marc Mason added a fourth-quarter touchdown for Mervo.
Parkville 54, Owings Mills 7 -- The Knights scored eight rushing touchdowns -- five by Michael Hall,two by Luther Washington and one by Devon Hardy -- to rout the host Eagles. Hall had 237 yards on 27 carries.
Southern 8, Douglass 6: Josh Boyer's 12-yard reception for a touchdown stood up for the visiting Bulldogs. The Ducks' Darrell Keller had 67 yards on eight carries and caught three passes for 61 yards.
C.M. Wright 1, No. 8 Calvert Hall 0: Eddie Resende scored from 17 yards in the 22nd minute of the second half as the host Mustangs stunned the Cardinals in the season-opener for both schools. Brian Tulley assisted on Resende's goal.
Dulaney 3, Westminster 2 -- Mike Hoeck scored two second-half goals to lead the visiting Lions.
Arundel 2, No. 9 Long Reach 1: The Wildcats came from behind to upset the Lightning in the opening game of the River Hill Hockeyfest at River Hill. Brandi Franks, with an assist from Jessica Burkhardt, gave Long Reach a 1-0 lead early in the second half.
The Wildcats will play top-ranked Bryn Mawr, a 3-0 winner over River Hill, at noon today for the championship. Carey Fetting-Smith had a goal and assist to lead Bryn Mawr.
River Hill and Long Reach play at 10 a.m. in the consolation.
No. 5 Fallston 1, Wilde Lake 0: Stephanie Ogle scored on a break-away in final minute to lift the host Cougars over the Wildecats.
Spalding 1, No. 14 Chesapeake-AA 0 -- Megan Taneyhill's goal with 10 minutes left to play was the difference at Chesapeake.
No. 5 Mount Hebron 3, Loch Raven 0 -- The defending Howard County champion Vikings opened their season with a 15-0, 15-2, 15-7 victory over the visiting Raiders.
Pub Date: 9/04/99