BLADENSBURG – The undefeated Gwynn Park Yellowjackets used their dominant running game and racked up 271 yards to complete a 47-0 shutout victory over the Bladensburg Mustangs on Sept. 23.
LANDOVER – Trailing 14-7 at halftime, DeMatha Head Coach Elijah Brooks challenged his team to step up and defend their home field following a poor showing in the opening half. Last year’s Washington Catholic Athletic Conference champions had committed seven penalties and threw an interception on their final first-half drive.
With all the troubles the Stags faced, their defense rose to the occasion.
BOWIE – Jennifer Santos needed to be patient and wait for her chance to strike.
After squandering several goal-scoring opportunities and being called offsides multiple times, the senior began to show signs of frustration as the soccer match continued.
LANHAM – Coming into an early season matchup against the Los Angeles Rams on Sept. 17, Washington Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden knew that the running game was a major issue from last week’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
But the tides turned Sunday, when a trio of tailbacks bullied the Rams all over the field until Washington took home a 27-20 victory.
HYATTSVILLE – On a warm and windy afternoon at the newly built Fairmont Heights High School, the duo of quarterback Julius Duvall and receiver Daniel Buchanan combined for 81-of-168 passing yards and helped lead Charles H. Flowers to a 26-19 victory over Eleanor Roosevelt on Sept. 16.
CAPITOL HEIGHTS – The Central Falcons and High Point Eagles fought to the very last second, with the Eagles stealing the game at home on Sept. 16, winning 22-16.