Previews of this week's prep football games

October 03, 2008

Winters Mill Falcons (1-3)

at North Hagerstown Hubs (0-4)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series: Winters Mill leads, 1-0.

Last meeting: 2007 -- Winters Mill, 24-23.

Last week: The Falcons lost to Westminster, 21-7. ... The Hubs lost to Liberty, 34-20.

Notes: Falcons QB Ben Love completed 21 of 44 passes for 233 yards and a TD, but was intercepted four times by Westminster. ... The Falcons gained just 1 yard on 21 rushes. ... Sophomore QB Steve Coccodrilli threw for 275 yards and 3 TDs in his first varsity start for the Hubs last week. He also threw 3 INTs. ... Anthony Winters caught seven passes for 196 yards -- tied for a school record -- and 3 TDs. ... Greg Pheabus set a school record with six tackles for losses.

South Hagerstown Rebels (2-2)

at Clear Spring Blazers (1-3)

When: Today, 7 p.m.


Series: South Hagerstown leads, 4-0.

Last meeting: 2007 -- South Hagerstown, 48-8.

Last week: The Rebels beat Williamsport, 24-14. ... The Blazers lost to Smithsburg, 47-0.

Notes: The Rebels gained just 108 yards in the win over Williamsport, but got scores on a 74-yard punt return by Jason Chase and a 50-yard return of an onside kick by Antoine Malone. ... South's 2-2 start is its best since 2004. ... The Blazers are still seeking their first MVAL Antietam victory. ... The Blazers ran for 123 yards against Smithsburg. They fumbled seven times, losing two.

Boonsboro Warriors (4-0)

at South Carroll Cavaliers (2-2)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series: South Carroll leads, 1-0.

Last meeting: 2007 -- South Carroll, 28-6.

Last week: The Warriors beat Francis Scott Key, 15-8. ... The Cavaliers lost to Catoctin, 22-14.

Notes: The Warriors surrendered 244 rushing yards against Francis Scott Key. ... QB Tyler Walsh threw a TD pass to Seth Poffenberger for a third straight game. ... Brandon McLean ran for 63 yards and a TD. ... The Cavaliers led Catoctin briefly after Sam Wright scored on a 17-yard pass from Joseph Weaver, but Catoctin returned the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown and added the two-point conversion to take the lead for good. ... Alex Terpening also scored a TD for the Cavaliers.

Brunswick Railroaders (1-3)

at Williamsport Wildcats (1-3)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series: Brunswick leads, 15-12.

Last meeting: 2007 -- Williamsport, 14-13.

Last week: The Railroaders lost to Walkersville, 27-7. ... The Wildcats lost to South Hagerstown, 24-14.

Notes: The Railroaders managed just 149 yards in the loss to Walkersville. ... QB Blake Bandeff completed 10 of 27 passes for 122 yards for the Wildcats in the loss to South Hagerstown. ... Bandeff and Andrew Dagenhart scored on 1-yard runs. ... The Wildcats limited South to just 108 yards, including only 23 on the ground.

Susquehanna Township Indians (3-2)

at Chambersburg Trojans (0-5)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series: First meeting.

Last week: The Indians beat Gettysburg, 41-17. ... The Trojans lost to Cumberland Valley, 55-3.

Notes: Indians QB Ben Dupree ran for 91 yards and 2 TDs and threw for 170 yards and another TD. ... Tajh Turner returned an interception 89 yards for a TD. ... The Trojans ran the ball just 12 times for 44 yards in the loss to Cumberland Valley. ... Brian Reese threw for 106 yards, while Erik Jacobs' 23-yard field goal resulted in the Trojans' only points.

Greencastle Blue Devils (5-0)

at Red Land Patriots (4-1)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series: First meeting.

Last week: The Blue Devils beat Big Spring, 54-0. ... The Patriots beat Hershey, 24-8.

Notes: Brandon Trefelner and Tyler Szaflarski combined for 5 rushing TDs and more than 225 yards in the win over Big Spring. ... The Blue Devils rolled up 434 total yards against Big Spring, including 390 on the ground. ... The Patriots will be missing eight players -- including five starters -- who will be serving a two-game suspension. ... Backup QB Brad Medellin was 7-for-11 passing with a touchdown last week.

Camp Hill Lions (4-1)

at James Buchanan Rockets (0-5)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series: Camp Hill leads, 11-3.

Last meeting: 2007 -- Camp Hill, 12-0.

Last week: The Lions beat Milton Hershey, 36-15. ... The Rockets lost to Middletown (Pa.), 41-8.

Notes: Lions QB Tyler Shover threw for 3 TDs and ran for two others in the win over Milton Hershey. ... The Lions had 455 total yards, including 331 through the air. ... The Rockets have lost 11 of their last 12 games. ... Rockets QB Jesse Smartt threw for 135 yards and a TD in the loss to Middletown. ... The Rockets ran just 13 times for 8 yards.

West Perry Mustangs (1-4)

at Waynesboro Indians (3-2)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series: West Perry leads, 9-3.

Last meeting: 2007 -- West Perry, 22-13.

Last week: The Mustangs lost to Northern, 43-16. ... The Indians lost to Mechanicsburg, 45-6.

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