Prep football preview capsules

September 17, 2010


Clear Spring Blazers (0-2)

at Hancock Panthers (1-1)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Series: Hancock leads, 4-2.

Last meeting: 2009 -- Hancock, 34-25.

Last week: The Blazers lost to East Hardy, 27-19. ... The Panthers lost to Saint James, 48-7.

Notes: Adam Mellott threw for 180 yards and 3 TDs as the Blzaers tried to come all the way back from a 20-0 deficit against East Hardy. ... Tyler Habel caught 2 TD passes and Mike Etzel ran for 127 yards. ... The Panthers lost their ninth straight game against Saint James. ... The Saints gained 511 yards against the Panthers, while Hancock managed just 125 yards and two first downs in the game. ... Tanner Dobrzanski scored on an 86-yard TD pass from Garrett Wiles.

Next week: Clear Spring at Clay-Battelle; Carson Long Military at Hancock.

Bishop Walsh Spartans (0-3)

at Saint James Saints (2-0)


When: Saturday, 1:30 p.m.

Series: Tied, 7-7.

Last meeting: 2009 -- Bishop Walsh, 14-0.

Last week: The Spartans lost to Hampshire, 47-28. ... The Saints beat Hancock, 48-7.

Notes: The Spartans have won the last two meetings. ... The Spartans have allowed at least 44 points in each of their first three games, while the Saints have scored at least 45 points in each of their first two games. ... Saints QB Jamie Peterson completed 6 of 9 passes for 165 yards and 5 TDs in the win over Hancock. ... Tommy Wagner caught 3 TD passes and Kevin McCormack caught 2. ... Mike Townes ran for 126 yards and the Saints finished with 511 total yards.

Next week: Bishop Walsh off (at Northern Garrett, Oct. 1); Saint James at Randolph-Macon Academy.


Landon Bears (1-0) at

Mercersburg Academy Blue Storm (1-0)

When: Today, 4 p.m.

Last meeting: 2009 -- Landon, 30-6.

Last week: The Blue Storm beat Spingarn, 51-32.

Next week: Landon at Riverdale Baptist; Mercersburg Academy at Hun School.

Washington Patriots (0-3)

at Musselman Applemen (0-3)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Last meeting: 2009 -- Musselman, 33-15.

Last week: The Patriots lost to Sherando, 41-6. ... The Applemen lost to James Wood, 28-7.

Next week: Musselman off (at Jefferson, Oct. 1).

James Wood Colonels (2-0)

at Hedgesville Eagles (1-2)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Last meeting: 2009 -- James Wood, 43-0.

Last week: The Colonels beat Musselman, 28-7. ... The Eagles lost to Mountain Ridge, 37-14.

Next week: Warren County at James Wood; University at Hedgesville.

Gettysburg Warriors (0-2)

at Chambersburg Trojans (1-1)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Last meeting: 2001 -- Gettysburg, 17-14.

Last week: The Warriors lost to Mechanicsburg, 28-25. ... The Trojans beat Waynesboro, 49-0.

Next week: Gettysburg at James Buchanan; Central Dauphin East at Chambersburg.

Middletown Blue Raiders (0-2)

at James Buchanan Rockets (1-1)

When: Today, 7 p.m.

Last meeting: 2009 -- Middletown, 49-18.

Last week: The Blue Raiders lost to Steel-High, 28-7. ... The Rockets beat Carson Long Military, 76-0.

Next week: Gettysburg at James Buchanan.

Greencastle-Antrim Blue Devils (2-0)

at Susquehanna Township Indians (2-0)

When: Today, 7:30 p.m.

Last meeting: 2009 -- Susquehanna Township, 27-24.

Last week: The Blue Devils beat New Oxford, 37-0. ... The Indians beat Spring Grove, 21-18.

Next week: West Perry at Greencastle-Antrim; Susquehanna Township at Bishop McDevitt.

New Oxford Colonials (0-2)

at Waynesboro Indians (0-2)

When: Today, 7:30 p.m.

Last meeting: 2009 -- New Oxford, 27-7.

Last week: The Colonials lost to Greencastle-Antrim, 37-0. ... The Indians lost to Chambersburg, 49-0.

Next week: Central York at New Oxford; Waynesboro at Northern.

Frankfort Falcons (2-0)

at Berkeley Springs Indians (0-2)

When: Today, 7:30 p.m.

Last meeting: 2009 -- Frankfort, 50-7.

Last week: The Falcons beat Grafton, 15-6. ... The Indians were off; they lost to South Hagerstown 32-0 on Sept. 3.

Next week: Northern Garrett at Frankfort; Petersburg at Berkeley Springs.

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