Area's Top Games

September 25, 1998

Allegany at No. 3 Musselman

  • Game time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Records: Allegany Campers 3-0; Musselman Applemen 4-0.
  • 1997 result: Allegany, 27-13.

Players to watch: Allegany - RB Naeem Page, WR Dan Shanholtz, QB Jeremy Strother; Musselman - QB Brian Bowers, RB Trevor Shade, WR Todd Mosby.

Notes: Allegany is No. 11 in this week's Maryland Associated Press poll ... Musselman is No. 4 in the West Virginia Class AAA poll and No. 5 in playoff ratings ... Shade is third in the Tri-State area in rushing (388 yards) and first in points (60).

No. 4 Hedgesville at Martinsburg

  • Game time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Records: Hedgesville Eagles 3-1; Martinsburg Bulldogs 2-2.
  • 1997 result: Hedgesville, 42-15.

Players to watch: Hedgesville - RB D.D. Barrett, SE Hickory Dean, FB Craig Harrison; Martinsburg - RB Jason McGill, QB Alex Miller, WR Tyler Boswell.


Notes: The Eagles have won three straight and are seventh in the West Virginia playoff ratings ... The Bulldogs have scored 133 points in four games after scoring just 136 all last season ... McGill is second in the area in rushing (393); Barrett is fifth (365).

No. 6 Brunswick at South Hagerstown

  • Game time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Records: Brunswick Railroaders 3-0; South Hagerstown Rebels 1-2.
  • 1997 result: South Hagerstown, 25-14.

Players to watch: Brunswick - RB Chris Hill, QB Dave Zidek, LB Adam Wagner; South Hagerstown - RB Jason Priecko, SE/DB Matt Jenkins, LB Matt Mauriello.

Notes: Brunswick is 6-1 since beginning the 1997 season 0-6 ... The Railroaders had the ball for nearly 35 minutes last week against Williamsport ... Hill is fourth in the area in rushing (366) ... Priecko is ninth (329) after being held to just 33 yards last week against Boonsboro.

No. 7 Walkersville at Boonsboro

  • Game time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Records: Walkersville Lions 3-0; Boonsboro Warriors 2-1.
  • 1997 result: Boonsboro, 21-14 (OT).

Players to watch: Walkersville - RB John Pelletier, RB Brett DeMeza, QB Craig Bauguess; Boonsboro - RB Chris Dankmeyer, RB Luke Barnette, QB Tyler Moser.

Notes: The Lions have not allowed a point in two MVAL games ... Dankmeyer scored three touchdowns and Jason Reeder had two last week against South Hagerstown, giving each 24 points ... Walkersville has 13 sacks in three games.


Williamsport at No. 1 Middletown, 7

Frederick at North Carroll, 7

Northern Garrett at Hancock, 7:30

North Hagerstown at Catoctin, 7:30

Francis Scott Key at Smithsburg, 7:30

Westminster at Thomas Johnson, 7:30

Keyser at Berkeley Springs, 7:30

Jefferson at Woodrow Wilson, 7:30

Shippensburg at James Buchanan, 7:30

Northern at No. 5 Greencastle, 7:30

Waynesboro at Red Land, 7:30

Cedar Cliff at No. 2 Chambersburg, 7:30


Poolesville at St. James, 2:30

Fairfield at Mercersburg Academy, 2:30

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