Clarksburg comes up short against Quince Orchard

The Cougars and Red Army from Quince Orchard HS arrived at the Coyote Canyon to play the Coyotes of Clarksburg HS on this Friday evening. The Coyotes are set to receive, they come out and connect a pass to #28 Curtys Kamdoum with a pick up around 25 yds, followed by a couple of penalties, including a personal foul which brings them back from the 48 yard line to the 33, with a 4th and 24 to go, they are forced to punt. The Cougars let the ball bounce and it is downed on their own 20 yard line, and they start off with a pass to #12 Elijah Payne to get them down past mid field, the Coyotes get a penalty allowing the Cougars to move forward, which sets up the 1st touchdown on a 25 yard quarter back keeper by #10 Doc Bonner, followed by the extra point being good, score Quince Orchard 7 Coyotes 0 with 8:54 left in the 1st. Clarksburg gets a touch back on the kick off and starts from their own 20 yard line, they start moving the ball, gaining multiple 1st downs. With #7 Aahkir Spivey catching a pass, #14 Brian Walker picking up 7 yards with a keeper, #3 Dalante Simmons rushing up the center, #7 Aahkir Spivey catching another pass, their movement comes to a 4th and 3, and they go convert with a pass to #18 Ian Krishnan, #14 Brian Walker with a keeper, another 4th and 6 and convert with a pass to #18 Ian Krishnan, putting them at 1 and goal from the 9 yard line. #14 Brian Walker gains 3 yards on a keeper, the follows up with a fake hand off and scores the Coyotes 1st touch down on a 6 yard keeper, the extra point begin kicked by #18 Ian Krishnan was good, score Quince Orchard 7 Clarksburg 7 with 30 seconds left in the 1st.

Starting the 2nd quarter, Cougars #23 Marvin Beander picks up about 5 on a short run, only then the Cougars are forced to punt, giving the Coyotes the ball on the own 34 yard line. The Coyotes connect a pass to #2 Nico Prestipino for a 1st down, #14 Brian Walker gains a few on a keeper, #3 Dalante Simmons picks up a 1st down and short run, #14 Brian Walker on a keeper picks up another 1st down, now with he ball on the Cougars 24 yard line. The Coyotes get a false start and now 1st and 15, #14 Brian Walker with a no gain keeper, and an incomplete pass, puts them at 4th and 15 set up for a field good from the 29 yard line, it is no good the Cougars take over on their own 20. The Cougars are handing off to #23 Marvin Beander for 6 yards, followed by 5 yard gains, then to #14 for a gain of about 15 yards, complete a pass to #1 Fofie Bazzie for a 1st down, #10 Doc Bonner does a keeper for a big gain of 17 yards, #23 Marvin Beander rushes for a few yards, and a 14 yard pass to #2 Will Scott, #23 Marvin Beander scores on a 1 yard run, the extra point was good, setting the score at Quince Orchard 14 Clarksburg 7 with 35 seconds left in the half.

Quince Orchard is set to receive the kick off and #23 Marvin Beander returns it past mid field only to get it called back on a holding call, which set them up to start from their own 12 yard line. #14 picks up 6 on a keeper, #23 Marvin Beander gains 12 for a 1st down, #10 Doc Bonner on the keeper gains 15, #25 Cameron Nelson picks up about 25, to be called back on a holding penalty for a net loss of 7 yards. #10 Doc Bonner picks up 7 on a keeper, followed by #4 Larry Hinson picking up 13, #23 Marvin Beander picks up 7, #4 Larry Hinson gains 1 on a short run. The Cougars are called on the next play for illegal man down field, now on the Coyotes 40 yard line, they have to punt, putting the ball into the end zone, setting the Coyotes on their 20. The Coyotes can not move the ball and punt from their own 23. The Coyotes in return hold the advance of the Cougars getting them to punt. The Coyotes pick a few 1st downs up with #14 Brian Walker doing a few keepers, and cross mid filed and only then to punt. On the punt the punters knee touch the ground, and was down, giving the ball to the Cougars, #23 Marvin Beander picks up 6 and come to 4th and 2 and go for it, giving #23 Marvin Beander the ball, with no gain, Coyotes take over on the 33.

Starting the 4th quarter, the Coyotes punt a high and short punt, Cougars take over on their 46. They start with a 18 yard pass, #23 Marvin Beander gains 20, #23 Marvin Beander rushes up the middle for a 14 yard touch down, the extra point good, score Quince Orchard 21 Clarksburg 7, with 9 minutes remaining. Neither team can advance the ball much after this point and the time runs out.

Final Score Quince Orchard 21 Clarksburg 7
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Damascus rolls right over Watkins Mill

The Wolverines of Watkins Mill HS, traveled to Damascus to play the Defending Maryland 3A State Champions, The Damascus Swarmin Hornets. The Wolverines elected to receive and quickly went 3 and out, and was going to go for it on 4th down but got a few penalties forcing them to punt. The Hornets immediately start moving the ball and score on the 4th play with a run by #5 Elijah Atkins, the ensuing extra point was good setting the score at Damascus 7 Watkins Mill 0 with just barely 2 minutes into the game. The Wolverines convert and start moving the ball, #9 Daquan Wims, scored on a 20 + yard pass and the extra point attempt failed, the score at Damascus 7 Watkins Mill 6 with 5:18 left in the 1st. The kickoff was returned for approximately 30 yards, followed by #16 Markus Vinson, breaking a long run getting passed mid field, #5 Elijah Atkins, rushes near the goal line and then #16 Markus Vinson scores, with the extra point being good, the score at Damascus 14 Watkins Mill 6 with 3:13 left in the 1st.

The Wolverines are near the Hornets 20 yard line, and throw a pass, which is intercepted by Hornets #3 who returns it approximately 50 yards, only to be call back on a holding call. Over the next few plays, #5 Elijah Atkins, catches a pass for approximately 50 yards, followed by a 5 yard touchdown, the Hornets set up for the extra point kick and then do a fake and convert for 2, setting the score Damascus 22 Watkins Mill 6 with 8:54 left in the 2nd. The Wolverines fumble and Hornet #44 Evan Purkey recovers it on the Wolverines 19 yard line. Hornets #5 Elijah Atkins, scores on a short run, extra good, Damascus 29 Watkins Mill 6 with 8:30 left in the 2nd. The Wolverines fumble the ball again and the Hornets recover on the Wolverines 47 yard line, #3 catches a pass for 42 yards, followed by #81 Timothy Jackson, catches a 7 yard pass for a touchdown, extra point good, setting the score at Damascus 36 Watkins Mill 6. The Wolverines are not moving well and throw another interception, to #16 Markus Vinson, they then score on a 30 yard touchdown and get a penalty to be accessed on the kick off, the extra point is good, setting the score Damascus 43 Watkins Mill 6 with 4:59 left in the 2nd. Wolverines #9 Daquan Wims, picks up 30 on a pass followed by a pass to 9, with the ball on the 19 yard line, they go for it on 4th and 6 and turn it over. Hornets #5 Elijah Atkins, gains 50+ yards putting the ball deep in Wolverines territory, #17 scores from the 20, and the extra point is good, setting the score Damascus 50 Watkins Mill 6. Wolverines can’t move the ball and are forced to punt near their own goal line, the ball is over snapped and the punter tried to get it and is injured on the play. The ambulance is requested to come down on the field to take him to the hospital. They end the 1st half with about a minute and half left to go while the injured player is attended to.

Due to scheduling issues, We left at halftime.

Final Score Damascus 52 Watkins Mill 14

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Northwest comes out with big win over Gaithersburg

The Northwest Jaguars, hosted their season opener against the Trojans of Gaithersburg HS. Northwest wins the toss and elects to receive, they start slow and on the 3rd play, they fumble and Trojans #54 Josh Santandrea recovers it. Trojans have trouble moving the ball and Jaguars #56 Justin Orem and #6 De Andrea Jules, make a tackle in the backfield for a loss of 5 yds, forcing the Trojans to punt. With the ensuing punt, it hits a Jaguar and the Trojans recover it on the Jaguars 12 yard line. The Trojans can’t move the ball, coming to a 4th and 10 on the 10 they are going to kick a field goal, which gets over snapped and the Jaguars recover it on their 35 yard line. The Jaguars start moving the ball with #4 Khalil Owens and #8 Juwan Farri picking up a few 1st downs, but end up ending the 1st quarter forced to punt. Score 0-0

The Trojans come up to a 4th and 6 to punt, giving the Jaguars the ball on the Trojans 39, Jaguars #7 Wesley McCormick catches a pass for a 41 yard gain, setting up, #12 Chris Craddock with a quarterback sneak for a 1 yard touchdown, the extra point being good, sets the score at Jaguars 7 – Trojans 0 with 8:56 left in the 2nd quarter. On the ensuing kick off, the Jaguars get a Taunting penalty, The Trojans and Jaguars both punt on the next set of downs. Trojans #3 James Marby intercepts a pass giving the Trojans the ball on the Jaguars 19 yard line, the Trojans going for it on 4th and 10 from their 19 and are forced to throw it away under pressure. Ending the 2nd quarter with the score at Jaguars 7 – Trojans 0.

Starting the 3rd quarter, Trojans #7 Malik Mosley catches a pass for a 27 yard gain, and the Jaguars get a ruffing the passer penalty putting the Trojans on Jaguars 25 yard line. Trojans #12 Tyler Woodward does a quarterback keeper, and #6 Sidrick Ofori scores on a 9 yard run, they go for 2 points and fail to convert, with 8:05 left in the 3rd, score Jaguars 7 – Trojans 6. On the next set of downs the Jaguars come up short and punt, the Trojans fumble on 3rd and 2, Jaguars recovers, #8 Juwan Farri picks up a 1st down with a 10 yard run, then follows it up several 1st downs in a row. Jaguars #21 Jaylen Lawrence catches a 25 yard pass for their second touchdown, with the extra point attempt being good, score Jaguars 14 – Trojans 6, with 2:04 left in the 3rd.

Trojans come up short and turn it over, Jaguars #11 Austin Riel catches a pass for a 17 yard gain, then the Jaguars come up to a 4th and 11 and go for it, and end up picking up 11 yards on a shuffle pass, putting the ball on the Trojans 5 yard line. #5 Greg Bullard catches a short pass for the 3rd touchdown, but is called back on an offensive pass interference penalty. #8 Juwan Farri finally scores the 3rd touchdown on a 19 yard run, extra point good, score Jaguars 20 – Trojans 6 with 9:34 left in the game. To end the game Jaguars #4 Khalil Owens scores the games final touchdown on a run, the extra point being good.

Next week Northwest (1-0) will play at Seneca Valley (1-1). While Gaithersburg (0-1) will host Watkins Mill (1-0)

Final Score Northwest 27 Gaithersburg 6

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2016-2017 MCPS Sports Schedule Posted

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2016 MCPS Poms Championships Division 1

Congratulation to the division 1 winners of today’s 2016 MCPS championship competition at Montgomery Blair HS. We have updated the record page to show the placements from today, at http://www.mocodaily.com/wp/wp-data/MCPS-PomsStandings.html

Division 1 schools included Rockville HS, Sherwood HS, Northwest HS, Poolesville HS, Damascus HS, Blake HS, Magruder HS, Richard Montgomery HS.

All photos from Division 1 are posted.

Photos by Kyle Hall

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