Area roundup - Sowers, Bulldogs rout Hampshire

October 11, 2003|by


ROMNEY, W.Va. - Nate Sowers accounted for six touchdowns for the second consecutive week as Martinsburg routed Hampshire 55-7 Friday night.

Sowers threw for five touchdowns, upping his season total to 26, and completed 16 of 22 passes for 397 yards. Sowers also rushed for a 3-yard score.

Brandon Barrett caught three touchdowns to extend his West Virginia state career record to 61, while Adrian Haskins and Aaron Stokes also had TD receptions. Brandon Hamilton had a 15-yard TD run and Patrick Banks added 23-yard TD run for the Bulldogs (7-0).

Alex Lee scored on a 70-yard run for the Trojans (3-3).

Fort Hill 42, Jefferson 7

CUMBERLAND, Md. - Andre Pope returned an interception 75 yards for a touchdown and rushed for two more as Fort Hill remained unbeaten with a victory over Jefferson.


Pope rushed seven times for 88 yards, while Randy Rice ran for a team-high 138 yards and a score. Josh Root and Tim Hodel also scored for the Sentinels (6-0).

Jefferson's Will Grantham led all rushers with 142 yards on 18 carries. Codie Gustines completed 10 of 19 passes for 110 yards and threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Jeremy Maley just before halftime. Maley finished with eight catches for 71 yards for the Cougars (1-6).

Walkersville 49 Winters Mill 0

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Walkersville rolled up 405 yards of total offense and held Winters Mill to just 18 yards as the Lions opened MVAL Piedmont Conference play with a blowout win at home.

Antoine Crawford led the potent Walkersville ground attack with 133 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Dave Berry rushed three times for 24 yards and a touchdown.

Berry also hit on 7 of 9 passes for 129 yards and two touchdowns, both of which were hauled in by Dustin Kolb. Kolb finished with five receptions for 108 yards.

Walkersville (5-1, 1-0) recorded its second shutout of the season after having its four-game winning streak snapped last week. Wes Rhodes returned an interception 32 yards for a touchdown in the win.

Trinity 56, J. Buchanan 0

CAMP HILL, Pa. - Trinity scored four times in an eight-minute span in the first quarter to build a 42-0 halftime lead and easily defeat James Buchanan.

The Shamrocks (5-2) pounded out 310 rushing yards, led by Dan Hirsch with 101 yards and three touchdowns on just four carries. Chris Crane threw for 92 yards and three touchdowns in the win.

Tyler Morris led the Rockets (1-6) with 66 yards rushing. David Gillian caught one pass for 14 yards.

Linganore 50, Frederick 0

NEW MARKET, Md. - Frederick's Cory Rhodes completed 19 of 42 passes for 202 yards, but threw five interceptions as the Cadets fell behind 35-0 by halftime and never recovered against Linganore (6-0).

Brian Lanning had seven catches for 106 yards, while Andrew Goodwin had four catches for 43 yards for the Cadets. Rhodes ran for 34 yards on nine carries for Frederick (3-3), which had two touchdowns called back on holding penalties.

Bishop McDevitt 49 Chambersburg 7

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -LeSean McCoy ran for 361 yards and four touchdowns to lead Bishop McDevitt to the Mid-Penn Commonwealth win.

Jeremy Ricker threw 14 passes, completing eight of them for 118 yards and two touchdowns, both to Mike Goldston, while Jon Butler added a rushing touchdown for the Crusaders.

Josh Truman ran 2 yards for a touchdown and Ryan Hinkle completed 8 of 19 passes for 110 yards and an interception for the Trojans.

Frankfort 36, South 16

SHORT GAP, Md. - Chris Kenney was 11 of 17 passing for 218 yards and three touchdowns and Sam Castillo rushed for 100 yards on 14 carries and scored twice to lead Frankfort past South Hagerstown.

The Rebels (2-4), who trailed 17-0 at halftime, cut their deficit to 17-8 on a 3-yard TD run by David Miner in the third, before Frankfort (5-1) put the game away with three straight TDs.

Kenney passed to Josh James for a 10-yard touchdown and Castillo scored on a 26-yard run and 79-yard TD reception from Kenney.

Miner completed the scoring on a 1-yard run late in the fourth.

Josh Bussard rushed for 80 yards on 18 carries for South.

The Falcons outgained the Rebels 409-180 in total offense.

Other area scores:

So. Carroll 42, Middletown 20

Liberty 21, Thomas Johnson 0


Reiber tied for third in D3

YORK, Pa. - Waynesboro's Kevin Reiber shot a 70 in the first round of the District 3 championships, tying him for third place, three strokes back of the lead.

"Kevin had an exciting round that included an eagle on a par four," Indians coach Ryan Henderson said. "It was a good start. ... There is room for improvement. I would like to see Kevin hit more fairways (today) and, if he does, I believe he will get better looks at birdie because he is hitting his irons so crisp."


Hedgesville 1, Goretti 0

Eli Griffin scored on a direct kick from 22 yards out midway through the second half to lift Hedgesville past St. Maria Goretti. Travis Hines had four saves for the Eagles (9-2-1).

Kevin Brashears recorded 14 saves for Goretti (5-8).

Grace 3, New Life 0

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