High School Football

Glenelg football falls to Oakdale in 2A state championship

Glenelg football falls to Oakdale in 2A state championship

Few outside of Glenelg believed the Gladiators stood a chance against Oakdale in the Class 2A state championship game Saturday night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.

The Bears’ senior quarterback Collin Schlee was too big and too fast and could throw a football nearly 70 yards. Senior running back Simeon Sabvute was too dynamic. Senior linebacker Maurio Goings was a wrecking ball on defense. All three — among others — have Division-I football games in their futures.

The Gladiators heard all of that this week, but for nearly two quarters on Saturday, they proved all those people wrong. They quickly knifed through Oakdale’s defense and capped an 80-yard...

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