Hyattsville, Md.-based DeMatha High School, took down McDonogh High School, located in Baltimore, 17-14 on Sept. 15 in a highly anticipated matchup that featured two of the best high school football programs in the state.
DeMatha High School Head Coach Elijah Brooks addresses his team after the Stags defeated McDonogh 17-14 on Sept. 15. (Photo by Daniel Kucin Jr.)
DeMatha senior quarterback Ty Lenhart had a solid performance and went 10-of-16 for 82 yards and a touchdown.
The Stags relied on their running game behind the efforts of junior running back Myles Miree and senior DeMarcco Hellams. Both players accounted for 70 yards on the ground and Hellams also hauled in three receptions for 33 yards and a touchdown.
DeMatha is now 3-1, and they are currently riding a three-game winning streak as the Stags look forward to facing undefeated Washington D.C.-based Friendship Collegiate Academy on Sept. 22.
National Christian Academy defeated Annapolis Area Christian located in Severn, Md. 21-16 on Sept. 15. National Christian wide receiver Jayshawn Hardy pulled down five receptions for 134 yards and two touchdowns. The team is currently undefeated (4-0). The squad will gear up to take on Maryland Christian High School in Bel Air, Md. on Sept. 23.
Oxon Hill High School completely dismantled Hyattsville, Md.-based-Northwestern 33-12 on Sept. 16. Oxon Hill senior quarterback Dajuan Rollins accumulated 342 yards, throwing four touchdowns and two interceptions against the Wildcats.
One of Rollins’ favorite targets was senior wideout Deonte Hill who hauled in seven balls for 126 yards and two touchdowns. Northwestern senior running backs Binson Mondestin and Shaka Victor accounted for 325 yards of yardage on the ground while Mondestin found the end zone twice.
Oxon Hill (2-1) looks forward to facing Surrattsville High School, located in Clinton, Md., on Sept. 23 and Northwestern will do battle against Charles H. Flowers High School, located in Springdale, Md., on Sept. 23 as well.
Upper Marlboro, Md.-based Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School remains undefeated after shutting out Bladensburg 46-0 on Sept. 16. Pumas junior quarterback Quinton Williams completed 9-of-13 of his passing attempts for 103 yards and two touchdowns.
Another top performer for the Pumas was senior running back John Oliver. Oliver gashed the Mustangs defensive unit after he rushed for 75 yards and a touchdown on only 11 carries.
Wise is now 3-0, and they will go on to face Laurel High School on Sept. 22. Bladensburg High School will look to regroup as they take on Gwynn Park High School, located in Brandywine, Md., on Sept. 23. The Mustangs are searching for their first win of the season.
Lanham, MD based-DuVal High School, dominated Urbana High School, located in Ijamsville, Md., 26-6 on Sept. 15 behind the efforts of senior running back David Dupree.
Dupree rushed for 236 yards and three touchdowns on 32 carries. The Tigers bounced back after being shut out by Gwynn Park 42-0 just a week ago and are now 2-1. DuVal will look to consecutively string wins together for the first time this season as they gear up to take on Parkdale High School, located in Riverdale, Md., on Sept. 23.