Marlowe Wax Jr. set the tone early for No. 2 Mount Saint Joseph with an 80-yard touchdown run 1:27 into the game. More big plays for big gains followed and the Gaels routed host Loyola Blakefield, 49-6, in football Saturday.
Mount Saint Joseph improved to 6-1 and recorded their fourth straight victory. The Dons fell to 3-2.
On the next scoring drive, Wax Jr. caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from William Atkins for a 14-0 lead with 7:32 left in the first quarter. He added his third touchdown on a 30-yard run with 6:43 left in the first half for a 35-0 lead.
Kahri Barfield made a 41-yard touchdown reception for a 49-0 lead with 1:04 left in the first half. The touchdown pass was the third of the day for Atkins, who went 7-for-7 on point-after-attempts.
Gaels' defense came up with scores of their own. Defensive back Amir Hall made a 15-yard interception return for a touchdown and linebacker Matthew Harris scooped up a loose ball and ran 80 yards for a fumble recovery touchdown.
Loyola got on the scoreboard with 8:07 left in the game. Peter Lukish caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Moore to cap a five-play, 50-yard drive. The extra-point attempt was no good.
The Dons previous drive into the red zone with 2:08 left in the third quarter went from a fourth-and-one to a 15-yard loss and turnover on downs.
Perry Hall 40, Dulaney 6: The visiting Gators (4-2) won their second-straight by beating the Lions (2-4).
Towson 14, Chesapeake-BC 10: The visiting Generals (4-2) won their fourth straight. The Bayhawks fell to 0-5.
No. 11 Gilman 5, St. Mary's Ryken 0: Tyler Martinez had two goals and two assists to lead the host Greyhounds (8-3-1) past the Knights (3-5-1). Gilman led 2-0 in the first half.
No. 3 Calvert Hall 34, Gilman 24: The host Cardinals (6-1) bounced back from the 21-7 loss to No. 2 Mount Saint Joseph on Sept. 29. Calvert Hall led 34-2 at the half.
No. 4 Broadneck 35, Old Mill 0: Freshman Josh Ehrlich went 19-for-28 for 197 yards and three touchdowns to lead the host Bruins (6-0) past the Patriots (3-3). Broadneck's Jason Carcamo had 10 carries for 101 yards.
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No. 5 Archbishop Spalding 43, St. Anthony's (N.Y.) 42: The host Cavaliers (3-1) went on a 22-0 run in the fourth quarter in a come-from-behind victory over the Friars (4-1). Jayden Umbarger had 17 carries for 138 yards and three rushing touchdowns.
No. 13 Arundel 56, North County 12: Austin Slye completed 15 of 19 passes for 177 yards and four touchdown passes to lead the host Wildcats (5-1) past the Knights (0-6). Arundel led 22-0 in the first quarter and cruised.
Howard 22, Long Reach 12: Senior running back Devin Dawkinsran for over 100 yards, and senior quarterback Jerry O'Neill efficiently drove the Lions (5-1) down the field throughout the game. On defense, the Lions allowed just one offensive touchdown to Long Reach (4-2).
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