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This weekend's prep football capsules

October 25, 2012

Washington County games

Boonsboro Warriors (7-1) at North Hagerstown Hubs (7-1)

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Series: North Hagerstown leads, 19-17.

Last meeting: 2011 — North Hagerstown, 28-21 (OT).

Last week: The Warriors beat Brunswick, 47-0. ... The Hubs beat Catoctin, 48-6.

Notes: The Hubs have won the last two meetings after dropping the previous three. ... The Warriors have won five in a row since suffering their only loss of the year, a 32-13 defeat at the hands of South Hagerstown in Week 3. ... The Hubs have won six in a row since suffering their only loss of the year, a 20-14 defeat at the hands of Frederick. It’s the fourth longest winning streak in school history. ... The Warriors are first in the Class 1A West playoff standings. ... The Hubs have moved into fourth place in the Class 3A West standings, just behind South Hagerstown. ... The Warriors tied a school record last week with their fifth shutout of the season. Boonsboro also posted five shutouts (in 13 games) in 1993, the year it won the Class 1A state title. ... The Hubs have scored 340 points this season, an average of 42.5 points. They need to average 41 over their last two games to break the school record for points in a single season (421 in 2004). ... The Warriors have scored 336 points this season. They need 56 points to break the school record for points in a single season (391 in 1994). ... Each team has three players who have scored more than 50 points this season. For Boonsboro: Justin Jardeleza (78), Zach Poffenberger (68) and Ethan Foster (54); For North: Isaiah Keyes (84), Kyle Hewlett (66) and Tre Anderson (66).

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

South Hagerstown Rebels (8-0) at Brunswick Railroaders (4-4)

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Series: Brunswick leads, 11-8.

Last meeting: 2011 — Brunswick, 28-26.

Last week: The Rebels beat Williamsport, 48-12. ... The Railroaders lost to Boonsboro, 47-0.

Notes: The Railroaders have won four of the last five meetings. ... Four of the last six meetings have been decided by two or three points. ... The Rebels are ranked 22nd in the Maryland state poll, the first time they’ve been ranked in the 23-year history of the poll. South is the first Washington County team to crack the poll since North Hagerstown in 2003. ... The Rebels have won nine games dating back to last season. It’s the second-longest winning streak in school history. ... The Rebels have scored 316 points this season, breaking the school record of 302 set in 2011. ...  The Rebels are third in the Class 3A West standings, just ahead of North. ... Isiaha Smith ran for 266 yards and three touchdowns in the win over Williamsport. He has 1,814 rushing yards for the season, breaking the Washington County single-season record of Smithsburg’s Bill Reuter (1,749 in 1994). ... The Railroaders were shut out by Boonsboro one week after running more than 100 plays from scrimmage in a win over Williamsport. ... The Railroaders gained only 112 yards against Boonsboro. ... The Railroaders are fourth in the Class 1A West standings, just ahead of Smithsburg for the final playoff spot.

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

Smithsburg Leopards (3-5) at Williamsport Wildcats (0-8)

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Series: Smithsburg leads, 32-9.

Last meeting: 2011 — Williamsport, 21-0.

Last week: The Leopards beat Clear Spring, 7-6. ... The Wildcats lost to South Hagerstown, 48-12.

Notes: The Wildcats snapped a 10-game losing streak in the series with their win over the Leopards last season. ... The Leopards ended a five-game losing streak with their win over Clear Spring last week. ... Dalton Condo scored with 33 seconds left in regulation and Austin Ryan added the decisive point-after to give the Leopards the win over Clear Spring. ... Ryan carried 27 times for 147 yards and had a 32-yard punt return to the Blazers 7-yard line to set up the winning score. ... The Wildcats have lost nine in a row dating back to last season. It’s their longest losing streak since a 16-game skid that spanned the 2003 and 2004 seasons. ... The Wildcats have allowed 351 points this season. The single-season school record for points allowed is 384 in 2004. ... Zach Hopkins had four punts inside the South 20 — two inside the 5 — in the first half against the Rebels.

Next week: Boonsboro at Smithsburg; Clear Spring at Williamsport.

Massanutten Military Academy Colonels (3-5) at Hancock Panthers (3-5)

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Series: First meeting.

Last week: The Colonels lost to Randolph-Macon Academy, 48-34. ... The Panthers beat Timber Ridge, 42-0.

Notes: The Colonels are led by quarterback Kenya Ray-Abrams, who has thrown for 2,070 yards and 18 TDs this season. He also is the Colonels’ leading rusher, gaining 600 yards and scoring five touchdowns. ... Travis Fulgham caught eight passes for 196 yards and two touchdowns for MMA in the loss to Randolph-Macon. ... The Colonels have allowed just seven points combined in their three wins, but surrendered 264 points in their five losses. ... The Panthers won their second straight game with the victory over Timber Ridge. ... The Panthers did not attempt a pass in the game, keeping the ball on the ground and gaining 224 yards on 26 plays. ... Jordan Keefer and Nate Souders each scored two touchdowns for the Panthers, with one of Souders’ scores coming on an interception return. ... Keefer finished with 101 yards on just four carries.

Next week: Perry Street Prep at Massanutten Military; Kent County at Hancock.

Clear Spring Blazers (3-5) at East Hardy Cougars (7-1)

When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Series: East Hardy leads, 3-0.

Last meeting: 2011 — East Hardy, 35-14.

Last week: The Blazers lost to Smithsburg, 7-6. ... The Cougars beat Berkeley Springs, 59-13.

Notes: The Blazers lost their ninth straight game to Smithsburg, allowing a Dalton Condo touchdown in the final minute. ... Ryan Aaron completed 9 of 20 passes for 123 yards, but was picked off twice. He scored the Blazers’ only touchdown on a 10-yard run at the end of the first quarter. ... The Cougars are led by quarterback Shawn Skovron, who has passed for more than 1,900 yards this season, and running back Levi Beck, who topped 1,000 rushing yards for the season in the win over Berkeley Springs last week.

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

Maret School Frogs (3-4) at Saint James Saints (3-4)

When: Saturday, 2:30 p.m.

Series: Saint James leads, 23-9.

Last meeting: 2011 — Maret, 30-6.

Last week: The Frogs lost to Flint Hill, 55-21. ... The Saints were idle last week; lost to Flint Hill 60-0 on Oct. 13.

Notes: The Frogs have lost four in a row and have allowed 187 points in those four games — 125 in the last two alone. ... The Frogs are led by quarterback Marco Tornillo, who has thrown for 1,090 yards and 14 touchdowns on the season. ... The Saints have lost three in a row — all in the Mid Atlantic Conference — after winning three of their first four games. ... They have allowed 130 points in those three losses after giving up just 65 in their first four games.

Next week: Maret School at Sidwell Friends; Avalon School at Saint James.



Tri-State area games

Central Dauphin East Panthers (2-6) at Chambersburg Trojans (4-4)

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Last week: The Panthers lost to Mifflin County, 15-12. ... The Trojans lost to Harrisburg, 46-22.

Next week: Central Dauphin East at Central Dauphin; Mifflin County at Chambersburg.

James Buchanan Rockets (0-8) at Northern York Polar Bears (6-2)

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Last week: The Rockets lost to Gettysburg, 24-14. ... The Polar Bears lost to Shippensburg, 14-7.

Next week: Greencastle-Antrim at James Buchanan; Northern York at West Perry.

Musselman Applemen (6-2) at Martinsburg Bulldogs (8-1)

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Last week: The Applemen were idle; beat Hampshire 56-12 on Oct. 12. ... The Bulldogs beat Jefferson, 60-3.

Next week: Musselman at Shady Spring; Martinsburg is idle next week (playoffs begin Nov. 9).

Jefferson Cougars (1-7) at Hedgesville Eagles (2-6)

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Last week: The Cougars lost to Martinsburg, 60-3. ... The Eagles lost to Hampshire, 34-20.

Next week: Washington at Jefferson; Hedgesville at Wheeling Park.

Hampshire Trojans (5-3) at Washington Patriots (2-6)

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Last week: The Trojans beat Hedgesville, 34-20. ... The Patriots beat Frankfort, 55-29.

Next week: Frankfort at Hampshire; Washington at Jefferson.

Waynesboro Indians (2-6) at Greencastle-Antrim Blue Devils (3-5)

When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Last week: The Indians lost to West Perry, 35-7. ... The Blue Devils beat Big Spring, 44-27.

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

Northern Garrett Huskies (3-5) at Berkeley Springs Indians (0-9)

When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Last week: The Huskies lost to Allegany, 49-0. ... The Indians lost to East Hardy, 59-13.

Next week: Northern Garrett at Southern Garrett; Berkeley Springs’ season is complete.

Hill School Rams (1-6) at Mercersburg Academy Blue Storm (2-4)

When: Saturday, 3 p.m.

Last week: The Rams lost to Blair Academy, 34-6. ... The Blue Storm lost to Peddie, 42-13.

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

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