Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School, located in Upper Marlboro, Md., took down Oxon Hill High School 58-12 on Oct. 13. Clippers starting quarterback Dajuan Rollins wasn’t able to play due to a collarbone injury.
Typically a running back, Jy’ir Ingram filled in and accounted for the Clippers only scores of the evening after he hooked up with Christian Banks on a 33-yard touchdown pass. He also rushed for a touchdown on eight carries for 57 yards on the ground.
Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School running back John Oliver surpassed the century mark on the ground and found the end zone three times against Oxon Hill High School on Oct. 13. (Photo by Daniel Kucin)
He wasn’t able to outduel Wise junior Quinton Williams, who was nearly unstoppable. Williams went 12-of-18 for 189 yards and threw four touchdowns including rushing for 48 yards on three carries.
Pumas running back John Oliver also had a night to remember, rushing for 114 yards, hauling in two receptions for 23 yards, and providing three touchdowns by way of a kickoff return, on the ground, and as a receiver.
The Pumas remain undefeated and haven’t lost a game since Nov. 15, 2014, against Lanham, Md.-based DuVal High School in the playoffs. Wise will look forward to facing Greenbelt, Md.-based Eleanor Roosevelt High School on Oct. 20. The Clippers, on the other hand, will look to rebound against DuVal on Oct. 21.
Suitland High School, located in Forestville, Md., completely dismantled Largo High School located in Upper Marlboro, Md. 55-7 on Oct. 13. Suitland senior running back Antwan Squire was the workhorse as he rushed for a season-high of 268 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries including two receptions for 12 yards.
So far, Squire has already rushed for 1,380 yards, scored 12 touchdowns, and has rushed for over 100 yards in every game he has played in this season. The 7-0 Rams are riding high as they square off against Springdale, Md.-based Charles H. Flowers (7-0) on Oct. 21. Largo will do battle against Northwestern in Hyattsville, Md. on Oct. 20.
Gwynn Park High School, located in Brandywine, Md., knocked off Northwestern 27-7 on Oct. 13 to earn its fifth victory of the season. Gwynn Park’s Keivon Brooks and Wynton Townsend combined for eight receptions, 140 yards, and two touchdowns.
However, Nathan Isaac led his team with 90 yards receiving on three receptions and running back Tray Laster accumulated four carries for 70 yards. The Yellow Jackets will take on Douglass High School located in Baltimore, Md. on Oct. 19.
Eleanor Roosevelt shutout Bowie High School 41-0 on Oct. 14. The Raiders’ senior quarterback Jaden Faulkner went 6-of-7 for 117 yards and threw three touchdowns. Faulkner showed his versatility after he rushed for 68 yards on seven carries while averaging over seven yards per carry.
All of Faulkner’s touchdown passes went to senior wide receiver Raymond Boone; Boone hauled in three receptions for 81 yards. Eleanor Roosevelt earned its sixth win of the season, and they will go on to face the Pumas while Bowie will attempt to obtain its seventh win of the season against Potomac High School located in Oxon Hill, Md.