Watkins Mill vs Damascus HS Varsity Girls Basketball

Damascus Hornets comes to the Wolverines house, to see if they can add another win. This game is going to be a tough game for the Lady Wolverines. At the end of the 1st quarter the score is 12-6 Hornets. The Hornets are starting to break away with a big lead. Its 13-19 at halftime, the Wolverines are hanging in the game with Damascus. The leading scorers of the game is, for Damascus #44 Becky Barrett had 6 points. For Watkins Mill #24 Josepha Mbouma also with 6 points. The score at the end of the third is 30-24 Damascus. The Lady Wolverines are trying to give a push for a big lead. At the end of the game its 44-31 Damascus. Watkins Mill HS Stats: #24  Josepha Mbouma 10 points, 4 rebounds, #22 Jewell Johnson 1 point, 2 rebounds, 2 steals, #3 Dominic Walker 12 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals, #2 Danielle Durjan 6 points, 1 steal, #20 Charmaine Nganje 2 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal Damascus HS Stats: #12 Michelle Mahon 3 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist, #14 Anna Warfield 2 points, 1 rebound, 2 steals, 1 assist, # 15 Kelli Prange 10 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal, #30 Kristina Prange 6 points, 2 assists, #44 Becky Barrett 10 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal, #42 Lauren Derby 4 points, 4 rebounds, #1 Jenna Kaufman 6 points, 4 rebounds, #4 Lauren Green 5 points, 2 rebounds Final Score Watkins Mill HS 31 Damascus HS 41 Story and Stats by Kyle Hall Photos taken by Jeffrey Vogt of the event can be viewed and purchased at

Watkins Mill host Sherwood HS Varsity Wrestling

Tuesday evening Watkins Mill HS hosted Sherwood HS varsity wrestling. Watkins Mill showed a vast improvement from the match last week against the Damascus Hornets. Watkins Mill is still looking for their first team win. Stats: weight class 106, Johnny Lam vs Michael Pittas, Johnny Lam Won by decision weight class 113, Wymiller Richards vs Michael Macberas, Michael Macberas won by pin in 2nd period weight class 120, Forfeit vs Chris Minor, weight class 126, Kripesh Paudel vs Troy Berkheimerl, Troy Berkheimerl won by pin in the 1st period weight class 132, Max Carazo vs Tommy Kyttle, Tommy Kyttle won by decision weight class 138, Carlos Molina vs Kevin Carey, Carlos Molina won by decision weight class 145, Damian Hall vs Jackson Downs, Jackson Downs won by pin in the 2nd period weight class 152,  Steven Rodriguez vs Joe Roberts, Steven Rodriguez won by pin in the 2nd period weight class 160, Ryan Slater vs Jacob Fishbern, Jacob Fishbern won by pin in the first period weight class 170, Brandon Luis vs Alex Shoop, Brandon Luis won by pin in the first period weight class 182, Davon Sutton vs Nino Azcuy, Nino Azcuy won by pin in the first period weight class 195, Rodrigo Montoio vs Even Crispin, Even Crispin won by pin in the 3rd period weight class 220, Sean Green vs David Barnhard, Sean Green won by pin in the first period weight class 285, Javier Ramirez vs Adrian Avevalo, Javier Ramirez won by decision score 28-46 Sherwood Warriors After the Meet Coaches Corner: Watkins Mill coach Morrison “the kids showed really good heart first i seen it this year” ‘this year from day one this team will be a whole different team” “a lot of improvement’ Sherwood coach Pete Siarkis “Watkins Mill wrestle a good match were just happy to get a good match” Story and Stats by Kyle Hall Photos taken by Jeffrey Vogt of the event can be viewed and purchased at

Magruder HS gets a big win over Springbrook HS Boys Varsity Basketball

The Springbrook Blue Devils travel to Magruder HS for the rival game. The entire gym, with fans filling up all four of the stands and doorways. This must be a good game, both teams are closely matched and ranked #2 and #3 in Montgomery County. At the end of the first quarter the score is 15-14 Magruder. The Blue Devils and the Colonels are battling for the and to keep the lead. End of the half score is 27-25 Blue Devils. Both teams are playing amazing basketball, based on their scoring, and getting rebounds. #4 Garland Owens leads Magruder team with 8 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal and 3 crowd screaming blocks. #32 Demetric Austin leads Springbrook team with 7 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 1steal. Magruder comes out of the half on fire increasing the lead to 45-35. #4 Garland Owens help the Colonels capitalize on the Blue Devils mistakes. Magruder seals the deal in the fourth 59-50 over the Blue Devils. Magruder Stats: #4 Garland Owens 18 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, #5 Nick Griffin 6 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1steal, #10 JJ Epps 13 points, 2 rebounds, #22 Justin Witmer 4 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal,  #33 Luke Ruland 5 points, 4 rebounds,  #12 Jon Bass 10 points, 2 rebounds, #3 Matt Ricketts 2 points, 1 rebound,1 steal, #30 Cameron 1 point. Springbrook Stats: #3 Brandon Emery 13 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal, #4 Timmy Christian 7 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal, #12 Tomazye Anderson 8 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals, #15 Charles Taylor 3 points, 4 rebounds, #32 Demetric Austin 15 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, #5 Wayo Adjei 4 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal. Final Score Magruder 59 Springbrook 50 After the Game Coaches Corner: Magruder coach Dan Harwood replied when asked what did you plan to do before this game he said “don’t let Demetric Austin touch the ball”. Coach said “when they took away the 3 point shot they had to give up something and it was lay ups” Springbrook coach Tom Crowell stated  “we planned to play their man to man defense and play hard and try to stop #10 JJ Epps”. We got some more time and our next big game is Wednesday night. Story and Stats by Kyle Hall Photos taken by Jeffrey Vogt of the event can be viewed and purchased at

Watkins Mill comes up short in the final seconds to Seneca Valley HS Boys Varsity Basketball

The first 2 1/2 minutes were hard for Watkins Mill, but they started coming together and ended the 1st quarter with the score of 12-11 Eagles. Seneca Valley and Watkins Mill are both playing good basketball. The leading scorer of the first half for each team are Seneca Valley’s #1 Jerry McFadden with 12 points, and Watkins Mill’s #15 Tyvon Grant, with 8 points. End of the first half 29-24 Eagles. Seneca Valleys height is looking like an advantage for most, but Watkins Mill #15 Tyvon Grant is quick on offense and his compact size is allowing him to get thru and score. At the end of the 3rd the score is 37-35 SV. This game is a low scoring game with each team having open shots, but they are unable to get them to go in. The Wolverines lost the game with under 7.5 seconds left on the clock in the 4th quarter. Seneca Valley’s #23 Tanner Valley, makes an unbelievable lay up to win the game. Stats for Seneca Valley #1 Jerry McFadden 12 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal, # 3 Chad Smith 2 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals, #21 Charles Fitch 2 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal, #33 Robbie Lim 14 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals, #23 Tanner Valley 13 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal, #42 Chance Ates 2 points, 3 rebounds, #12 Chukwudi Nwachukwu 2 points. Stats for Watkins Mill #15 Tyvon Grant 14 points, 2 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 steals, #1 Le’Nard Wilson 9 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, #23 Torez Rhea 9 points, 3 assists, 2 steals, #2 Jeffrey Adarkwa 8 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal, #5 Alex Sotomayor 8 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals. Final Score Seneca Valley 48 Watkins Mill 47 After the Game Coaches Corner: Watkins Mill’s Jay Tringone said after the game, his team “fought back” but “we have the little things right, but we lack size and height” Seneca Valleys Tom Sheahin  “we are learning again and making mental mistake to lose the ball, and need to start playing the zone more aggressive and give up less shot” Story and Stats by Kyle Hall Photos taken by Jeffrey Vogt of the event can be viewed and purchased at

Seneca Valley upset in OT by Springbrook HS Girls Varsity Basketball

Wednesday night, Springbrook showed up at Seneca Valley, looking for a win. Seneca Valley started out and pretty much held the lead until the 4th quarter. Springbrooks come back was led by #32 Capree Garner, and #23 Jasmin Dancy. Seneca Valleys strong start was led by #Bridget Rothert, #12 Sarah Orr, #10 Marissa Rakow, but the three of them could not hold off the Springbrook resurgence to tie the game. Once overtime started Springbrook never looked back and took the win. Seneca Valley Stats: #12 Sarah Orr, 12 points, 4 steals, 2 rebounds, #4 Alicia Mills, 3 rebounds, #14 Juanita Craig, 1 point, 1 steal, 4 rebounds, #24 Charlotte Cunningham, 3 points, 1 steal, 3 rebounds, #10 Marissa Rakow, 6 points, 7 rebounds, #44 Erin Gary, 6 points, 6 rebounds, #23 Bridget Rothert, 23 points, 2 steals, 5 rebounds, #54 Ceayra Brown, 1 rebound, #2 Taylor Wimbush, 1 rebound Springbrook Stats: #34 Jessica Brooks, 8 points, 2 steals, 9 rebounds, #44 Fredlyne Pierre-Paul, 7 rebounds, #23 Jasmin Dancy, 13 points, 1 steal, 12 rebounds, #12 Alice Kong, 9 points, 1 steal, 2 rebounds, #32 Capree Garner, 19 points, 3 steal, 9 rebounds, #10 Paige Torey, 5 points, 1 rebound, #42 Nolita Jervier, 1 rebound, #25 Lauren Moore, 2 points Final Score Springbrook 58 Seneca Valley 54 After the Game Coaches Corner: Springbrook’s Tonya Banks said after the game, the defense made this happen, and after being asked what was said at 1/2 time, Tonya responded, that it came from the players, one of the 1/2 time locker room comments came from Capree Garner  “we did not come out here for nothing, we got to get this” Seneca Valleys Todd Bumgardner said when asked what happened. “We played pretty well, but we got killed on the board” “Lots of their interior points in the 2nd half were inside” “we don’t have much height, but we got to keep working on boxen out and rebounding. It just hurt us tonight. Story and Stats by Donald Photos taken by Jeffrey Vogt of the event can be viewed and purchased at

Damascus Hornets Stings Watkins Mill HS Wrestling with Hugh Shutout

The Watkins Mill Wolverines host the Damascus Hornets varsity wrestling team Tuesday night. The Wolverines started out rough with several forfeits in the weight classes of 220, 182, 126, 120 to the Hornets. Weight Class 195-Rodrigo Montoro vs George Vinson, George Vinson of Damascus wins by pin in the 1st period. Weight Class 285-Javier Ramirez vs  Aaron Clemons, Aaron Clemons of Damascus wins by technical. Weight Class 106- Wymiller Richards vs Mikey Macklin, Mikey Macklin of Damascus wins by pin in the 1st period. Weight Class 113- Johnny Lam vs Kenny Creeghan, Kenny Creeghan of Damascus wins by pin in the 3rd period. Weight Class 132- Carlos Molina vs Jack Creegan, Jack Creegan of Damascus wins by technical. Weight Class 138- Bryan Slater vs Ryan Bausch, Ryan Bausch of Damascus wins by pin in the 2nd period. Weight Class 145- Matthew Thompson vs Dennis Creegan, Dennis Creegan of Damascus wins by pin in the 1st period. Weight Class 152- Steven Rodriguez vs Johnny Fischer, Johnny Fischer of Damascus wins by technical. Weight Class 160- Ryan Slater vs Ari Cacopardo, Ari Cacopardo of Damascus wins by pin in the 2nd period. Weight Class 170- Brandon Luis vs Caleb Baisden, Caleb Baisden of Damascus wins by pin in the 2nd period. Score Watkins Mill 0 to Damascus 73 Damascus coach John Furgeson stated they battled really tough to control the matches, and the younger guys started us off great, and that the upper weight class guys did a good job finishing. Watkins Mill coach Tony Rodrigues stated we got out tails kicked Story and Stats by Kyle Hall Photos taken by Jeffrey Vogt of the event can be viewed and purchased at

Quince Orchard wins againist Walt Whitman HS Boys Varsity Basketball

Monday night QO Cougars hosted Walt Whitman Vikings, both teams look to be evenly matched in height and size. At the end of the 1st quarter the score is 17-16. The Cougars are playing good basketball. By the end of the 1st half the score is 34-23 Cougars. QO is capitalizing on Whitman’s mistakes. The Vikings looked frustrated and they can’t seem to get back on track. #1 seems to be the scorer with 10 points, 3 assists, 2 steals. The start of the 3rd quarter QO came out explosive increasing the lead by 18 points. The Cougars are just running the Vikings up and down the court. Mostly everyone on QO is helping put points on the board. 53-35 is the score of the 3rd. QO continue what they been doing the whole game until the clock hit zero the end of the 4th the score was 65-49 QO. Coach Foringer said he’s fine with the performance of the Cougars, but that his team won’t be good until January due to extended football season. Coach Lun, said his team was not good today “we didn’t make good decisions with the ball and got beat for 37 minutes” Quince Orchard Stats #1 Myck Miller, 19 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 6 steals, #4 Marquise Riley, 2 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal, #5 Charles Porter, 6 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal #30 BJ Sailah, 4 points, 2 rebounds , #22 Zach Johnson, 16 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assists, 2 steals, #3 Chris Wilson, 6 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals, #10 Jarred Schwartz 4 points, 1 assist, #42 Billy Fierstein, 3 points, 1 rebound Whitman Stats #23 Jemal Cheatham, 10 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal, #24 Daniel Lowet 9 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal, #12 Andrew Castagnetti 11 points, 1 rebound, #15 Max Steinhorn 2 points, 1 rebound, #4 Jake Harrison 3 points, 1 assist, #5 Billy Lee  3 points, 1 rebound, #32 Nick Yockey 2 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, #14 Michael Flack 7 points, 9 rebounds, 1 steal Story and Stats by Kyle Hall Photos taken by Jeffrey Vogt of the event can be viewed and purchased at

Watkins Mill comes up short to Richard Montgomery

Friday nights home opener for Watkins Mill was against Richard Montgomery Rockets. Watkins Mill comes into the game Trying to bounce back from their lost on the road to Paint Branch. The Rockets arrived into the Mill 1-0. In the First quarter the Wolverines struggles playing defense, they also had 6 fouls. 4 out of 5 of their starters had at least one foul. The Rocket is turning most of the Wolverines mistakes into points. Score is 17-23 Rockets. Watkins Mill Bounce back, they had less fouls. Midway through 2nd quarter #15  Tyvon Grant hits (2) 3 pointers in the row to tie the game. The Rockets have been playing solid. End of the second half 35-38 Rockets. Start of the 3rd quarter Watkins Mill comes out with fire grabbing rebounds and playing tight defense. #5 Alex Sotomayor had 5 rebounds in the 3rd. At the end #42 had 16 points, 4 rebounds. Score 51-53. In the 4th it was intense both Richard Montgomery and Watkins Mill was battling for points to have the lead #15 Tyvon Grant had 2 great steals in crunch time of the game to help put the score to 66-69 Rocket. With 15.6 seconds lift in the game #15 Tyvon Grant makes a 3 pointer with a foul and tied the game. Then the Rockets give it to the big scorer #42 Justin Senou who drives and makes the lay up with 1.5 seconds left to end the game 70-72 Rockets WM 0-2 RM 2-0 Richard Montgomery Coach Scott Spear plans coming in to this game was to “contain Grant and to stop their fast breaks”. Watkins Mill Coach Jay Tringone felt that his team “played with a higher energy and shared the ball”. Overall Coach Tringone said “this was a really good high school basketball game”. Stats for Watkins Mill: #1 Le’Nard Wilson 16 points, 5 rebounds,1 steal,  #2 Jeffery Adarkwa 10 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals,  #4 Patrick Schlosser 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals,  #5 Alex Sotomayor 10 points, 7 rebounds, #11 Justin Meade 5 points 1 assist, 2 steals, #15 Tyvon Grant 23 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals,  #24 Daryl Brown 7 points, 2 rebounds Stats for Richard Montgomery: #1 Josue Sigaran 5 points, 1 assist, #3 Elhoussan Hakimi 19 points, 1 steal, #5 Brian Gaynor 3 points, 1 assist, #42 Justin Senou 26 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal,  #30 Jamal Maddox 3 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist,  #32 Troy Sharps 14 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist Story and Stats by Kyle Hall Photos taken by Jeffrey Vogt of the event can be viewed and purchased at

Watkins Mill girls lose season opener to Paint Branch

Watkins Mill Wolverines girls basketball season opener against a tough opponent Paint Branch Panthers. The Wolverines has 2 returning varsity starters #24 Josepha Mbouma, and #22 Jewell Johnson, this is their rebuilding year, as they lost two of their high scoring players and this is the 1st year they are with out 3 four-year varsity players. After the first quarter of the game the score is 10-17 Panthers. Guard #15 Bridgette Ocran comes into the game with her mind on winning, she took control of the game in the beginning with 12 points and 2 assists for Paint Branch in the 1st half.  Watkins Mill had a rough start with 6 turnovers in the first half. At the end of the 1st half the score is 29-14 Panthers. The Wolverines are starting to click, shortening Paint Branch’s lead by 8 points before the 3rd quarter ends. #24 Josepha Mbouma and her team is starts to work together and play defense. Score of the 3rd 32-40 Panthers. The Panthers pulls away with the win 53-42. Wolverines coach Ivan Hicks prediction about how the rest of the season ” I think that we will have a successful season with improvement along the way”. Our team played against a tough team that took advantage of the game and we could have played better. We are rebuilding since we are in the 1st season without three of our prior four-year players. Panthers coach Rochelle Coleman stated the difference was their team settled down and played defense. They came out nervous but came together when it was needed. Top stats for each team Watkins Mill  #24 Josepha Mbouma with 25 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals. #2 Danielle Durjan 9 points, 1 steal, #3 Dominique Walker 3 points, 5 rebounds Paint Branch  #15 Bridgette Ocran with 17 points, 7  rebounds, 3 assists, 4 steals, #44 Amaka Ezeani 8 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal, #24 Kiara Colston 10 points, 1 assist, 3 steals, #12 Jasmine White 7 points, 3 rebounds Story and Stats by Kyle Hall Photos taken by Jeffrey Vogt of the event can be viewed and purchased at

Battle of the Titans, Quince Orchard Loses in Overtime

The start of the of the game  red towels and white towels waving in the air. 7,000 fans screaming their chants , battling each other with their screams and chants. Quince Orchard had the opening kickoff in the Battle of the Titans, in the 4A State Championship. Old Mill first series was stopped by the QO defense. With 3 minutes into the game # 7 Billy Plante throws a 47 yard pass to #1 Tyrell Williams to set up a 2 yard touchdown by #6 Mark Green. 7-0 QO. In the start of the 2nd quarter the QO drove 72 yards for a #7 Billy Plante 2 yard pass to  #44 Marty Heyn on the goal line. Old Mill answers within 22 seconds left in the 1st half they scores by a 11 yard pass by #10 Deonte Shields to #2 Devin Salisbury. 14-7 To open the 2nd half QO #82 Devin Haywood catch the kickoff and fumbles the ball and #6 Torie Wagner picks the ball up and return it for a touchdown 21-14. Old Mill defense comes alive and  3 and out for QO. The score is 28-14 with 0:09 seconds left in the #10 Deonte Shields throws a 64 yard bomb for a touchdown to #6. Torie Wagner to end the 3rd quarter 28-21. At the end of the fourth with 0:52 seconds left #10 Deonte Shields throws a miracle touchdown pass to #23 Carl Chance to tie the game up 28-28. OVERTIME Old Mill won the toss, they chose to go on defense QO score with another passing touchdown. Old Mill set of downs, they in turn score with a run. Then decide to go for two #1 Rob Chesson runs it in for a two point conversion. QO fans was in shock! Final Score Old Mill 36 Quince Orchard 35 #10 Deonte Shields was 18/195  passing 2/6 rushing , 2 passing touchdown #1  had 26 carries and 218 yards a rushing #7 Billy Plante  5/18 with 67 passing yards and 1 TD, int # 6 Mark Green had 42 carries and 216 yards and 3 TDS Story and Stats by Kyle Hall Photos taken by Jeffrey Vogt of the event can be viewed and purchased at