Brandon Chapman capped a 12-play, 96-yard drive with a 30-yard scoring pass to Robert England, then ran for a two-point conversion to lift Montgomery County's Seneca Valley to a come-from-behind 14-7 Class 3A state title win over Frederick County's Linganore yesterday at Ravens Stadium.
Chapman, Jon Frazier and Quatrell Adedeji all knocked down passes in the end zone during the game's final 15 seconds as the Screaming Eagles (10-2) won their state-leading 12th crown in as many berths.
Seneca Valley had taken a 6-0 first-period lead on Justin Warren's 29th touchdown of the year. But Warren, who entered the game with 1,727 yards, was held to just 28 of his 88 yards in the first half as the Lancers (10-3) took a 7-6 lead into halftime on Matt Castor's 12-yard run and Bobby Santos' extra point kick.
Bohemia Manor 34, Beall 27: Shane Hines rushed for 138 yards and three touchdowns, and Joe Graf threw for 121 yards and a touchdown and kicked four extra points as Bohemia Manor of Cecil County won a state title in its first appearance in the championship game.
Will Loller caught a touchdown and Rusty Jagoe rushed for another for Bohemia Manor.
Down 13-6, the Eagles (11-2) scored 21 straight points for a 27-13 lead in their fourth straight victory. That streak includes a 19-8 win over county rival North East that avenged an earlier 14-0 loss. Brandon Morris led Bohemia Manor with five receptions for 121 yards.
For Beall (9-3), which entered its third state title game with a six-game winning streak, Ryan Harris threw a 65-yard pass to Mahlon Harper (174 rushing yards, two touchdowns). The Mountaineers' Cody Miller rushed for another score and John Kauffman kicked three extra points.