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Huntingtown 34, Northern 27 (OT)
Quarterback Robbie Payne's one-yard touchdown run on the second play of overtime gave the host Hurricanes the win over the Patriots in Saturday night's nonconference contest.
Northern trailed 27-21 late in the fourth quarter, then quarterback Taylor Wagner scampered 47 yards on third down and 10 and, after an incomplete pass, scored on a two-yard run to tie the game at 27. The extra point was missed and the game went to overtime.
Payne completed a pass to Dajuan Gray for nine yards on the first play of overtime, then scored from a yard out to put Huntingtown (1-0 overall) up 34-27.
On Northern's possession in overtime, Payne intercepted Wagner's pass intended for Adam Swann to end the game.
Wagner was 14 of 26 passing for 194 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. He also rushed 10 times for 72 yards and a touchdown.
Swann had 10 catches for 136 yards and a score.
Payne was 12 of 24 passing for 161 yards and three touchdowns, two going to Tim Pawlowski, who had two catches, both touchdowns, for 74 yards.
Northern (0-1) outgained Huntingtown 350-212 in the loss.
Westlake 20, Bowie 13
Senior John Bell's 42-yard punt return with two seconds left in regulation gave the Wolverines the victory on Saturday night over the visitors from Prince George's County.
Bell began the game by taking the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown.
Westlake (1-0) led 13-6 at halftime, only to see Bowie tie it early in the fourth quarter.
The contest was marred by a bench-clearing fight which saw two players from each team get ejected.
Leonardtown 27, McDonough 18
In a battle of first-year head coaches, it was Raiders head coach James Klenk who earned the victory over Ryan Gick and the Rams on Saturday night in a nonconference contest.
On his home field, Leonardtown senior kicker Doug Baumann knocked home a 43-yard field goal with 59 seconds left in regulation to give the Raiders (1-0) a 21-18 lead.
“Just don't think about it,” Baumann said on his mindset before the kick.
Raiders junior Tyrell Freeman (2 interceptions) returned an interception back 70 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the game as time expired.
McDonough's Josh Teachey had two touchdowns in the loss.
His first came on a 65-yard interception return for a touchdown late in the second half and his second a 16-yard touchdown catch that tied the game at 18 with just over six minutes remaining in the contest.
The Rams are 0-1.
Thomas Stone 28, Chopticon 14
The Cougars (1-0) stormed out to a 20-0 lead early and went on to take the home nonconference victory over the Braves on Saturday night.
Chad Walker put the hosts on the board with a 26-yard touchdown run midway through the first quarter. Then Juwuan Briscoe scored the first of two rushing scores on the night, a 78-yard run to make it 14-0 after Stone converted the two-point conversion.
Cougars quarterback Kierson Morsell's 49-yard run for a score put the Cougars up 20-0 with 8:15 remaining until halftime. Chopticon got on the board next on a 15-yard touchdown run from Braxton Powell.
Briscoe's second touchdown of the night came in the third quarter, a 33-yard scamper, made it 28-7 after the Cougars converted another two-point conversion.
The Braves (0-1) cut the deficit in half when quarterback Jordan Donovyn connected with Shamon Love on a 16-yard touchdown pass with 1 minute 14 seconds left in the third.
Chopticon's chances to come back in the fourth were halted by three holding penalties, including a 23-yard touchdown catch by Alex Sanders that was called back on the third holding penalty.
Calvert 20, Great Mills 0
The Cavaliers (1-0) scored its first win of the season with Saturday night's home nonconference win over the Hornets (0-1). Stats and highlights from this contest were not available at time of publication.
Patuxent 41, North Point 20
The Panthers (1-0) led pretty much the entire way in Saturday night's nonconference win versus the Eagles (0-1).
North Point's Marquel Dickerson scored on an 80-yard touchdown run to tie the game at 7, but Patuxent went ahead on a safety when Mike Henry took down Eagles quarterback Brandon Battle in the end zone with 1:24 left in the first quarter and never trailed again.
Dickerson had 22 rushes for 247 yards and three touchdowns in the contest, with all three scores of 40 yards or more.
Patuxent quarterback Tyler Crounse completed just two passes out of 11 attempts, but both were for touchdowns. The first was a 37-yard strike to Greg Leonard on the third play of the second quarter to make it 16-7, the second a 13-yard pass to Henry midway through the second quarter, extending the Panthers lead to 23-7. Crounse also ran 23 times for 198 yards.
Dickerson's 68-yard touchdown scamper made it 23-13 and North Point was driving late in the second quarter, but an illegal shift with no timeouts ended a 12-play, 57-yard drive at the Patuxent 3-yard line.
Dickerson's third score was from 40 yards out in the third quarter.
Lackey 47, La Plata 0
Lackey (1-0) scored 40 of its 47 points in the second quarter en route to the nonconference victory over the host Warriors (0-1) on Saturday night.
The game was scoreless into the second period when Lacey McMillan-Kenney put the Chargers on the board 6-0 after the extra point failed.
Lackey had back-to-back touchdowns off interceptions coming 23 seconds apart. The first coming from Deontez Fleet from 30 yards and Cortrelle Simpson grabbed the second for a 24-yard return.
Simpson had a 59-yard punt return for a score next, then Corterris Simpson's 40-yard touchdown run capped the scoring in the quarter and put the Chargers up 40-0 at halftime. The visitors capped the scoring with a score in the fourth quarter.
St. Mary's Ryken 48, Avalon 0
The Knights went to 2-0 after Friday night's victory in Montgomery County.
Sophomore running back Damien Jones scored three touchdowns in the win and had two interceptions playing defense.
Two of Jones' touchdowns were by rushing and the third was a kickoff return for a score.