Martorana leads Hopkins over Swarthmore, 35-0


Senior running back Scott Martorana rushed for a career-best 226 yards and scored three touchdowns - two rushing and one receiving - to power visiting Johns Hopkins past Swarthmore, 35-0, in a Centennial Conference football game yesterday.

Junior quarterback Rob Heleniak connected on 15 of 21 attempts for 121 yards and three touchdowns for the Blue Jays (1-1, 1-0). Heleniak threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Martorana for a 7-0 Hopkins lead with 4:31 left in the first quarter.

Martorana dived into the end zone from 8 yards out with 3:09 left in the second quarter for a 14-0 halftime advantage.

Heleniak completed two more touchdown passes in the second half, and Martorana added a 12-yard touchdown run at the 12:10 mark of the third quarter to ensure the win over the Garnet Tide (1-1, 0-1).

Western Maryland 45, Gettysburg 27: Teron Powell scored three second-quarter touchdowns to lead the host Green Terror (2-1, 1-2) past the Bullets (0-3, 0-1) in Centennial Conference action.

Joe Kendorski rushed for 176 yards on 28 carries while Jamie Harris threw for three touchdowns and rushed 14 times for 99 yards for the Green Terror.

Gettysburg quarterback Dennis Flaherty was 20 of 39 for 276 yards and one touchdown.

Methodist 17, Salisbury State 14: Phillip Keever kicked a 35-yard field goal with 54 seconds left to lift the host Monarchs (3-0) over the Sea Gulls (1-2) in Fayetteville, N.C.

Keever's field goal capped a 15-play, 44-yard drive that ate up more than six minutes of the fourth quarter.

Reggie Boyce rushed for 124 yards and Tony Ellis gained 114 for Salisbury State. Ellis scored on a 33-yard run in the first quarter.

Allegheny 31, Frostburg State 13: Shane Ream ran for 183 yards and three touchdowns to power the host Gators (1-2) past the Bobcats (0-1).

The Gators amassed 425 total yards (271 rushing), and the Bobcats, who were playing without sophomore starting right tackle Jason Bauer (Havre de Grace), struggled for the second straight week, gaining 161 yards and 10 first downs.

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