Ben Landers had four of Fallston's eight sacks last night, and the Cougars defeated visiting Aberdeen, 17-8, for their first victory over the Eagles since 1990.
Dave Ganano rushed for 153 yards and a touchdown in the Harford County League game. Seeking coach Dave Cesky's first county title, the Cougars (6-0, 3-0) are trying to equal Fallston's best records (8-2 seasons in 1981 and '93).
"Our kids have really worked hard, and they played as a team," said Cesky. "Defensively, we also got big games from Zach Geasey, Nate Leibel, Frank Taddio and Steve Shaw."
No. 4 Hereford 49, Owings Mills 0: The Bulls (6-0) held the host Eagles (0-6) to 29 total yards while Hereford's offense finished with a school-record 468 yards rushing. Hereford quarterback Sean Wdowiak completed six of seven passes, two for touchdowns.
No. 7 Patterson 42, City 14: Tony Smithson ran for 232 yards and five touchdowns as Clippers (6-0) blitzed the host Knights (3-3).
No. 9 McDonogh 35, Boys' Latin 14: Walid Hajj caught a 24-yard touchdown pass and returned a punt 72 yards for another touchdown for the host Eagles (5-0). McDonogh quarterback Eric Dolch threw two touchdown pass as the Eagles moved ahead, 35-0.
No. 3 Archbishop Curley 3, Mount St. Joseph 0: Junior George Bakoulas had a goal and an assist to spark the host Friars (7-0-1, 12-1-1) in a Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference game.
No. 5 Loyola 2, Calvert Hall 1: Mike Lookingland's 75th-minute penalty kick propelled the visiting Dons (9-3-2, 6-2-1). Trevor Hagin scored Loyola's other goal. The Cardinals' Justin Layfield scored with eight minutes left.
No. 6 McDonogh 1, Archbishop Spalding 0, 2OT: Zach Johns scored the winner off Seth Franz's pass in the final two minutes of the second overtime period. McDonogh goalkeeper Cam Thompson recorded his eighth shutout.
No. 11 Wilde Lake 5, Atholton 0: Ian Rodway's three goals led the host Wildecats (3-2, 3-1). Ian's brother Evan, had an assist.
No. 1 River Hill 3, Glenelg 1: Jennifer Katz scored twice, and Jessica Goertler once as the Hawks (8-0 overall, 4-0 league) won at home.
No. 4 McDonogh 6, Bryn Mawr 1: Sophomore Ali Andrzejewski scored two of her four goals in the first half as the Eagles (10-4) pushed their winning streak to seven games.
No. 12 Hammond 2, Long Reach 0: Senior Megan Tilly scored her third goal of the season to spark the visiting Bears (7-3, 2-2 Howard County).
No. 13 Mount Hebron 1, No. 10 Centennial 0: Julie Napolitano scored in the second minute, and the Vikings (6-2-1 overall, 3-1 league) made it hold up against the visiting Eagles (6-3, 3-1).
No. 4 Roland Park 1, Severn 1, OT: Suzi Stokes's goal midway through the second half lifted the host Admirals (5-2-3) into a tie with the Reds (4-4-1).
No. 6 Fallston 1, North Harford 0: Kelly Biederman's goal off Kelly Watts' pass 13 minutes into the first half gave the visiting Cougars (7-3) the Harford County League win.
Archbishop Spalding 3, No. 9 Maryvale 1: Meghan Taneyhill broke a 1-1 halftime tie, and Kristen Walker added an insurance goal as the Cavaliers (5-1-3) upset the Lions (5-3), despite being outshot, 26-13.
No. 1 River Hill 3, Wilde Lake 0: Shannon Patrick and Kristin Dahlen combined for 17 kills to lead the top-ranked Hawks (8-1, 8-0) to a match sweep of the host Wildecats, 15-7, 15-3, 15-5.