The Johns Hopkins football team, ranked seventh in Division III, scored on six of its seven first-half possessions to build a 38-0 halftime lead and defeated visiting Gettysburg, 54-14, on Friday night to set a Centennial Conference record with its 34th straight league victory.
Western Maryland (now McDaniel) won 33 straight from 1997 to 2001. The Blue Jays' 34-game run is the second longest active league streak in the nation in any division.
Hopkins (7-0, 6-0) scored a touchdown on each of its first three drives. The Bullets (2-5, 2-4) totaled just 46 yards on their first five possessions. The Blue Jays gained more than 300 passing yards (320) and 200 rushing yards (206) for just the eighth time in school history; seven of the eight have come since the start of the 2010 season.
Quarterback Justin Germano was 20-for-26 for 242 yards and two scores and rushed for 25 yards and a touchdown. Ryan Cary rushed 15 times for 102 yards and two scores. In the process, Cary became the 26th player in school history reach 1,000 career rushing yards; he has 1,096.
NFL: The Washington Redskins are putting 2016 first-round draft pick Josh Doctson on injured reserve with an injured left Achilles tendon. Doctson has missed the past four games after making just one catch in each of the team's first two games. The wide receiver was the 22nd overall pick but has been troubled by the Achilles tendon problem since rookie minicamp in May. Tight end Jordan Reed will miss Sunday's game at Detroit with a concussion suffered against the Ravens on Oct. 9. Reed sat out last week's win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Wide receiver DeSean Jackson, whose left shoulder has been bothering him, practiced Friday after sitting out Wednesday and Thursday and is listed as questionable.
Blast signs defenders Raley and Becker, trades Kim
Major Arena Soccer League: The Blast signed defenders Jereme Raley (Maryland) and Jordan Becker (UMBC) and traded midfielder Jinho Kim to the Ontario Fury for cash considerations. Raley appeared in 12 games in his first season with the Blast in 2015-16 and contributed two goals. Becker most recently played for the Rochester Rhinos in the USL.
"Jereme did well last season whenever he got his opportunities," coach Danny Kelly said. "He's a solid defender with good attacking qualities, and we believe he can be an impact player for us on both sides of the ball. Jordan is another solid defender who likes to get forward and possesses a good left foot as well. We expect him to compete for a starting spot in the defensive rotation." Kim had requested a trade closer to his California home. The Blast's season will begin Nov. 5 in Harrisburg, Pa.; the home opener will be Nov. 11 against the Milwaukee Wave.
NBA: John Wall had 15 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds as the host Washington Wizards routed the Toronto Raptors, 119-82, in the final preseason game for both teams. Wall hit three of four 3-point attempts, and Washington shot 58 percent. DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points on 11-for-24 shooting for the Raptors. The Wizards' Markieff Morris scored 19 points and hit all three of his 3-point tries. Bradley Beal scored 19 points on 8-for-16 shooting. All five Washington starters scored at least 15 points. The Wizards out-rebounded Toronto 50-36. ... The Wizards waived guards Jarell Eddie and Casper Ware and forward Johnny O'Bryant.
Sailing: Eight boats have signed up for the 2017 Annapolis-to-Newport Race, which will start June 2-3 on the Chesapeake Bay, the Annapolis Yacht Club announced. An early entry discount will continue until Jan. 15. For information, go to yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eid=2982.
Men's college soccer: Senior Alex Crognale scored two goals on senior night to help No. 1 Maryland (13-0-2) to a 2-1 victory over visiting Hofstra. Crognale scored in the fifth minute and in the 20th as the Terps extended their winning streak to 10 games. Hofstra, which had a 10-6 edge in shots, got a goal from Meshack Eshun Addy in the 84th minute. Maryland senior Cody Niedermeier (Broadneck) made five saves.
Women's college soccer: Penalty kicks by Gabby Boehmer in the 72nd minute and Preslie Quaranta in the 88th helped host UMBC (6-9-1, 2-4-1 America East) to a 3-1 victory over Binghamton (6-9-2, 2-5) on Thursday. Alexa Quaranta scored the Retrievers' first goal in the 26th minute. The Bearcats' goal came in the 81st minute. UMBC hadn't defeated Binghamton at home in the teams' first 14 meetings. ... Marian Awad scored with just under five minutes remaining in the second overtime to lift host LIU Brooklyn (2-13, 1-5) to a 3-2 victory over Mount St. Mary’s (4-10-1, 0-5) on Friday night.