This weekend's high school football games

September 10, 2010


Boonsboro Warriors (1-0) at South Carroll Cavaliers (1-0)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series record: South Carroll leads, 2-1.

Last meeting: 2009 -- South Carroll, 32-27.

Last week: The Warriors beat Owings Mills, 40-18. ... The Cavaliers beat FSK, 53-7.

Notes: The Warriors have won three straight season openers and five of the last six. ... Justin Jardeleza carried the ball 10 times for 100 yards and two TDs for the Warriors. ... Senior back Ben McCarty scored twice and had two interceptions to lead the Cavaliers over Francis Scott Key.

Next week: Middletown (Md.) at Boonsboro; Smithsburg at South Carroll.

Clear Spring Blazers (0-1)at East Hardy Cougars (1-1)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series record: East Hardy leads, 1-0.


Last meeting: 2009 -- East Hardy, 41-20.

Last week: The Blazers lost to Manchester Valley, 28-7. ... The Cougars lost to Bath County, 34-7.

Notes: Manchester Valley's win over the Blazers last week was the first for that program, now in its second varsity season. ... The Blazers couldn't get their running game going last week, gaining just 36 yards on the ground. Mike Etzel finished with 60 rushing yards. ... Adam Mellott threw for 217 yards and a touchdown. ... The Cougars avoided the shutout last week against Bath County, scoring in the final five minutes of the game. ... East Hardy beat Rappahannock County 46-6 two weeks ago in its season opener. The Blazers face Rappahannock on Oct. 8.

Next week: Clear Spring at Hancock; East Hardy at Pocahontas County.

Hancock Panthers (1-0)at Saint James Saints (1-0)

When: Saturday, 2:30 p.m.

Series record: Saint James leads, 15-4.

Last meeting: 2009 -- Saint James, 40-0.

Last week: The Panthers beat Rappahannock County, 34-0. ... The Saints beat Options Charter, 45-12.

Notes: The Saints have won the last eight meetings between the schools and outscored the Panthers 102-6 in the last three meetings. ... Hancock's last win over Saint James was in 1999. ... The Panthers posted their first shutout in nearly three years last week. Their last shutout was Sept. 20, 2007: An 18-0 win over Clear Spring. ... Eli Souders and Tanner Dobrzanski scored a pair of touchdowns each and quarterback Garrett Wiles ran for one score. ... Hancock held Rappahannock to 119 yards of offense. ... The Saints have won four straight season openers. ... The Saints cruised past Options Charter, a team playing its first varsity game. Saint James led 45-0 and held OCS to minus-24 yards in the first half. ... Mike Townes ran for three TDs and finished with 53 yards on just six carries.

Next week: Clear Spring at Hancock; Bishop Walsh at Saint James.

Frederick Cadets (0-1) at North Hagerstown Hubs (0-1)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series record: Frederick leads, 20-17.

Last meeting: 2009 -- Frederick, 47-19.

Last week: The Cadets lost to Tuscarora, 13-12. ... The Hubs lost to Thomas Johnson, 56-7.

Notes: Frederick lost its opener to Tuscarora in the last 90 seconds. ... Receiver-turned-quarterback Jalen Gee made his first start and directed a scoring drive of 80 yards to give Frederick a 12-6 lead late in the fourth quarter. ... The Hubs had very little going offensively against TJ, managing just 110 yards, all of it on the ground. ... North's two quarterbacks -- Steve Coccodrilli and J.T. Root -- combined to go 0 for 7 passing with two INTs. ... Rico Johnson's 7-yard TD run tied the game at 7 in the first quarter, but TJ returned the ensuing kickoff for a TD and never looked back.

Next week: Winters Mill at Frederick; North Hagerstown at Loch Raven.

Smithsburg Leopards (1-0)at Walkersville Lions (1-0)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series record: Walkersville leads, 15-10.

Last meeting: 2009 -- Walkersville, 51-0.

Last week: The Leopards beat Northern Garrett, 27-0. ... The Lions beat Winters Mill, 49-32.

Notes: The Leopards have won five straight season openers and seven straight over Northern Garrett. ... The Leopards racked up 345 yards offensively, including 241 on the ground. ... Ben Daniels rushed 19 times for 101 yards and two TDs. ... Justin Scott completed three passes for 104 yards. ... The Lions won their first season opener since 2005. ... Jacob Miller caught eight passes for 214 yards and Jose Depadua ran for 147 yards.

Next week: Smithsburg at South Carroll; Walkersville at Linganore.

South Hagerstown Rebels (1-0)at Urbana Hawks (1-0)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series record: Urbana leads, 1-0.

Last meeting: 2009 -- Urbana, 27-0.

Last week: The Rebels beat Berkeley Springs, 32-0. ... The Hawks beat Westminster, 32-0.

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