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Leonardtown 17, Thomas Stone 13

In a meeting of undefeated 2-0 teams, the Raiders walked away with the road victory over the Cougars on Friday night.

In a fourth quarter of woes that included a combined five turnovers between the two teams, each having a touchdown called back due to penalties and two missed field goal attempts, it was Leonardtown senior linebacker Kyle Robrecht who recovered a fumble with 49 seconds remaining on the clock to end a Stone drive and seal a Leonardtown win.

“It was my team that [forced] it and I was just thinking, 'Get on the ball,'” said Robrecht, who recovered two fumbles in the final period.

Leonardtown overcame two separate deficits in the win.

Down 7-0 in the first quarter, senior quarterback Zach Sparshott found senior running back Cortez Bush for a 30-yard touchdown pass that tied the game at 7 after the extra point.

Down 13-10 in the third, Sparshott found senior running back Marquez Queen from five yards out to take the 17-13 lead after the extra point.

It was the first road game of the season for the Raiders (3-0 overall).

Stone (2-1) opened the contest with a 15-play drive resulting in a 24-yard touchdown run by senior quarterback Keiron Morsell and a 7-0 lead after the extra-point.

However, the Cougars lost Morsell after a late third-quarter touchdown drive – that put the Cougars ahead, 13-10 – to an apparent leg injury, which forced junior backup Trey Lee to play the fourth quarter.

Bishop McNamara 29, St. Mary's Ryken 25

McNamara senior running back Alfred Bannister III, a La Plata resident, scored the game-winning touchdown late in regulation to send the Knights down to defeat for the first time this season on the road in Prince George's County on Saturday afternoon.

Bannister's seven-yard touchdown run with about one minute remaining gave McNamara a four-point lead and McNamara held on for the win to stay undefeated at 4-0. Ryken falls to 3-1.

McNamara led 15-0 after Bannister ran in a two-point conversion early in the third quarter, then the Knights rallied back with back-to-back scores. Senior Damien Jones had a 32-yard defensive touchdown, followed by an 80-yard punt return for a touchdown by senior Josh Carpenter. The two-point conversion failed, so McNamara led 15-13 late in the third.

Ryken went in front for the first time in the game on a Jones 34-yard touchdown run with about eight minutes left in the fourth. The two-point conversion again failed, but the Knights led 19-15.

Senior Gonzo Carbenas kicked a 23-yard field goal to put Ryken up 22-15, but it was quickly answered by McNamara on an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by senior Jordan Crockett to tie the game at 22 with about five minutes to go in regulation.

Carbenas put Ryken ahead 25-22 on a 20-yard field goal with about two minutes left, but Bannister's touchdown gave the McNamara the come-from-behind win.

Northern 54, Chopticon 48

Senior running back Austin Howard scored five first-half touchdowns in the Patriots' win over the visiting Braves on Friday night.

Howard had an eight- and a six-yard run to start the game's scoring and added a three-yard run to put Northern (2-1) up 20-7 with 36 seconds left in the opening quarter. In between the scores was an 85-yard kickoff return by Chopticon junior Jeffrey Burley.

Howard scored from six and 11 yards out in the second quarter, the second with 57.9 seconds left until halftime that gave Northern a 33-17 lead at intermission.

Northern led 54-24 in the fourth quarter until Chopticon (0-3) scored three touchdowns and converted three two-point conversions in the game's final 2 minutes 7 seconds. The Braves recovered two onside kicks during that stretch.

Junior wide receiver Tyler Mills started the scoring with 39-yard touchdown run, then caught the two-point conversion pass from junior quarterback Donovyn Jordan.

Jordan then had a three-yard touchdown run and completed the two-point conversion pass to senior Braxton Powell.

Senior wide receiver Ryan Palmer caught a five-yard pass from Jordan and junior Anthony Lisanti's two-point conversion pass from Jordan brought the Braves to within 54-48 with 6.2 seconds left in regulation.

Chopticon attempted another onside kick, but Northern recovered and ran out the remaining time on the clock for the victory.

Huntingtown 21, Calvert 14

A one-yard touchdown run by junior quarterback Robbie Payne with 4:27 left in the third quarter stood to be the game-winning score as the Hurricanes (3-0) held on for the win on the Cavaliers' home field Friday night.

Calvert looked to be going in for the game-tying score late in the fourth quarter, but Huntingtown's defense prevented the hosts from doing so, preserving the victory by stopping the Cavaliers on the 3-yard line with 43.9 seconds left in regulation.

Calvert (1-2) led 14-7 late in the first half until Huntingtown junior Matt Schug returned a fumble 16 yards for a touchdown to tie the game at 14 with 34.1 seconds remaining until halftime.

Calvert's 14 points were all scored in the second quarter. Junior quarterback Dakota Greening had an 85-yard touchdown run and threw for a touchdown, that being 13 yards to senior running back Trayvon Chase.

Greening had 21 carries for 133 yards and a touchdown on the ground.

Helping Huntingtown on the ground was junior DeShawn Freeland, who carried the ball nine times for 92 yards and a touchdown, all coming in the first quarter as he left due to injury. Payne rushed seven times for 26 yards and had the game-winning touchdown.

North Point 35, Lackey 14

Senior running back Marquel Dickerson scored four rushing touchdowns to help the Eagles (1-2) to their first victory of the season Friday night against the visiting Chargers (2-1).

Dickerson's touchdown runs came from five, three, three and 14 yards out. He finished with 31 carries for 273 yards.

Junior quarterback Brandon Battle added a two-yard touchdown run and completed 11 of 17 passes for 138 yards.

Lackey's touchdowns came on a 70-yard touchdown catch by senior wide receiver Lucas Ethington from senior quarterback Joe Beckford and a one-yard touchdown run by senior running back Lacey McMillian-Kenney.

Riverdale Baptist 42, Great Mills 18

The Hornets looked for its first win of the 2013 season on the road in Prince George's County, but fell to 0-3 overall on Friday night.

The 18 points scored by Great Mills was the first points it has scored this season after back-to-back shutout losses to Calvert and Stone.

Stats and highlights of this game were not available at the time of publication.

Westlake 55, McDonough 26

Senior quarterback Antwaine Carter ran in three touchdowns and threw for two more in the Wolverines' victory over the visiting Rams on Friday night.

Carter had eight carries for 124 yards and the three scores running, the largest a 65-yard scamper that put Westlake (2-1) up 42-26 midway through the third quarter.

Carter completed 6 of 13 passes for 155 yards with two touchdowns. The first was a 71-yard score to senior running back Booker Napoleon that gave the Wolverines a 13-6 lead early in the second quarter, then he found senior wide receiver Jon Bell from 54 yards out to make it 20-6.

McDonough (0-3) opened the scoring 13 seconds into the contest when junior wide receiver Josh Teachey, on a halfback option pass, found senior tight end La Vontre Renaud for a 70-yard touchdown catch. Down 20-6, the Rams battled back to tie the game at halftime.

Senior quarterback Demonne Cox, after five Westlake penalties, scored a 17-yard touchdown run, then threw an eight-yard pass to Teachey for a score., Cox's two-point conversion pass was completed to Renaud to knot the game at 20.

Carter's 16-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter put Westlake back on top and it never trailed again.

Westlake junior Jujuan Curtis capped the scoring with a 42-yard interception return for a touchdown.

Patuxent 43, La Plata 7

The Panthers (3-0) pulled away in the second half at home on Friday night against the Warriors (1-2) to stay unbeaten on the season.

Junior running back Mike Caputo started the first-half scoring with a 35-yard touchdown run, then capped the half with an 11-yard run to put Patuxent up 22-7 at halftime.

Junior quarterback Tyler Crounse, who ran in the two-point conversion after Caputo's second score, had touchdown runs of 42 and 87 yards in the third quarter. Then in the fourth quarter, Crounse found senior wide receiver Laron Gross for a 21-yard touchdown pass to finish the scoring.

Crounse rushed 12 times for 159 yards and two touchdowns and was 7 of 12 passing for 77 yards with a touchdown. Caputo finished with 10 carries for 152 yards and two touchdowns on the ground, while Gross caught four balls for 41 yards and a touchdown.

La Plata's only score of the night came on a one-yard touchdown run from senior quarterback Alex Calvert in the second quarter. Calvert completed 21 of 39 passes for 322 yards with no passing touchdowns and two interceptions.

Junior wide receiver Jack Pilkerton led the Warriors in receiving with 11 catches for 167 yards, while senior wide receiver Jvon Simmons had eight catches for 158 yards.

Junior wide receiver Jack Pilkerton led the Warriors in receiving with 11 catches for 167 yards, while senior wide receiver Jvon Simmons had eight catches for 158 yards.