The Falcons won their first three games of the season, but dropped their next six — all shutouts. Sophomore defender Leah Taylor made sure it wouldn’t happen for a seventh time, and scored a goal with three minutes, 38 seconds left in sudden-death overtime to give the Falcons the 1-0 victory over the Owls.
Havre de Grace senior running back Brandon Rabbit ran for four touchdowns and junior quarterback Devin Coates threw for two and ran for another to lead the Warriors past visiting North Harford, 46-11, in a non-division clash among UCBAC schools. In other non-division action, additional winners were Bel Air, Harford Tech. Edgewood and C. Milton Wright. Joppatowne was also a winner in non-league play.
Senior Torren Aikens scored the tone-setting goal three minutes into play and the Gaels added two goals early in the second half to coast to a 3-0 win over Gilman in Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference play.
Juniors Landon Bruce and Dereik Crosby II led the Knights (4-2) with two touchdowns apiece. Bruce, who also performed at quarterback for most of the evening, led with 29 carries for 212 yards (unofficially).
Nothing could have given more of an indication that the Orioles’ catching position would be in flux this year than the act of claiming Pedro Severino off waivers on the final weekend of spring training.