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This weekend's prep football capsules

October 18, 2012

Washington County games

Williamsport Wildcats (0-7) at South Hagerstown Rebels (7-0)

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Series: South Hagerstown leads, 25-15.

Last meeting: 2011 — South Hagerstown, 29-14.

Last week: The Wildcats lost to Brunswick, 40-0. ... The Rebels beat Catoctin, 40-6.

Notes: The Rebels have won the last two meetings. ... The home team has lost the last five times in the series. ... Both teams are on eight-game streaks, though in opposite directions. The Wildcats have lost eight in a row dating back to their playoff loss to Middletown at the end of the 2011 season. It’s their longest losing streak since 2006. The Rebels have won eight in a row dating back to their win over North Hagerstown in the 2011 season finalé. It’s the second longest winning streak in school history behind a 14-game string that spanned the 1961 to 1963 seasons. ... The Wildcats have allowed 303 points this season. The school record for points allowed is 384 in 2004. ... The Rebels could set school marks for most points scored (302 in 2011) and fewest points allowed (72 in 1967) in a season. They’ve scored 268 and allowed 39 this year. ... The Wildcats were held to 83 total yards in the loss to Brunswick, while the Railroaders ran more than 100 plays from scrimmage. ... Isiaha Smith ran for 280 yards and four touchdowns for the Rebels in the win over Catoctin. ... South had 445 total yards, but threw for minus-4 yards.

Next week: Smithsburg at Williamsport; South Hagerstown at Brunswick.



Smithsburg Leopards (2-5) at Clear Spring Blazers (3-4)

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Series: Smithsburg leads, 8-0.

Last meeting: 2011 — Smithsburg, 34-15.

Last week: The Leopards lost to North Hagerstown, 48-7. ... The Blazers beat Berkeley Springs, 47-6.

Notes: The Leopards have won the eight games in the series by a combined 374-65 score. ... The Leopards have lost five in a row after starting the season 2-0. ... The Leopards were held to 159 yards in the loss to North Hagerstown. Zach Krall threw a touchdown pass to Austin Ryan for the Leopards’ only score in the game. Krall later left the game with a foot injury. ... The Blazers snapped a three-game losing streak with their win over Berkeley Springs. ... Clear Spring scored on its first four possessions and led 26-0 at the end of the first quarter. ... Ryan Aaron threw for 186 yards and four touchdowns. He also rushed for 88 yards and a score.

Next week: Smithsburg at Williamsport; Clear Spring at East Hardy.



Brunswick Railroaders (4-3) at Boonsboro Warriors (6-1)

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Series: Boonsboro leads, 29-15.

Last meeting: 2011 — Boonsboro, 22-7.

Last week: The Railroaders beat Williamsport, 40-0. ... The Warriors beat Hedgesville, 48-13.

Notes: The Warriors have won six of the last seven meetings. ... The Railroaders ran more than 100 offensive plays in the win over Williamsport last week. ... Collin Nusbaum, who attempted 60 passes, threw for more than 300 yards and three touchdowns. ... The Railroaders held Williamsport to 83 total yards. ... The Warriors have won four straight since suffering their only loss to South Hagerstown in Week 3. ... Zach Poffenberger returned a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter to give the Warriors the lead for good. ... Reiker Bowles caught two touchdown passes and Justin Jardeleza ran for two scores for the Warriors. ... The Warriors’ defense allowed just 115 yards against Hedgesville.

Next week: South Hagerstown at Brunswick; Boonsboro at North Hagerstown.



Tri-State area games

Gettysburg Warriors (2-5) at James Buchanan Rockets (0-7)

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Last week: The Warriors beat Big Spring, 14-7. ... The Rockets lost to West Perry, 42-6.

Next week: West Perry at Gettysburg; James Buchanan at Northern York.



Waynesboro Indians (2-5) at West Perry Mustangs (5-2)

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Last week: The Indians lost to Northern York, 45-0. ... The Mustangs beat James Buchanan, 42-6.

Next week: Waynesboro at Greencastle-Antrim; West Perry at Gettysburg.



Martinsburg Bulldogs (7-1) at Jefferson Cougars (1-6)

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Last week: The Bulldogs beat Patrick Henry, 22-10. ... The Cougars lost to Keyser, 20-6.

Next week: Musselman at Martinsburg; Jefferson at Hedgesville.



Hedgesville Eagles (2-5) at Hampshire Trojans (4-3)

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Last week: The Eagles lost to Boonsboro, 48-13. ... The Trojans lost to Musselman, 56-12.

Next week: Jefferson at Hedgesville; Hampshire at Washington.



Frankfort Falcons (7-0) at Washington Patriots (1-6)

When: Friday, 7 p.m.

Last week: The Falcons beat Petersburg, 47-0. ... The Patriots lost to Skyline, 63-21.

Next week: Keyser at Frankfort; Hampshire at Washington. 



Big Spring Bulldogs (1-6) at Greencastle Blue Devils (2-5)

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Last week: The Bulldogs lost to Gettysburg, 14-7. ... The Blue Devils lost to Shippensburg, 36-17.

Next week: Shippensburg at Big Spring; Waynesboro at Greencastle-Antrim.



Berkeley Springs Indians (0-8) at East Hardy Cougars (6-1)

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Last week: The Indians lost to Clear Spring, 47-6. ... The Cougars beat Moorefield, 39-20.

Next week: Northern Garrett at Berkeley Springs; Clear Spring at East Hardy.



Chambersburg Trojans (4-3) at Harrisburg Cougars (5-2)

When: Saturday, 1 p.m.

Last week: The Trojans beat Carlisle, 49-14. ... The Cougars lost to Central Dauphin, 24-21.

Next week: Central Dauphin East at Chambersburg; Harrisburg at Cumberland Valley.



Mercersburg Blue Storm (2-3) at Peddie School Falcons (1-4)

When: Saturday, 2 p.m.

Last week: The Blue Storm lost to Blair Academy, 38-12. ... The Falcons lost to Lawrenceville, 42-24.

Next week: Hill School at Mercersburg Academy; Hun School at Peddie School.

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