Carroll Chester rushed for 175 yards and scored two tocuchdowns and Cambridge used five interceptions today to defeat Glenelg 33-19, in a Maryland State Class B semifinal game.
The Vikings, now 11-0, will host Kennedy in the state final here next Saturday, Cambridge lost to Seneca Valley in last year's final.
Howard County champion Glenelg, winner of seven in a row coming into today's game, ended with a 9-2 record.
Cambridge began with a Leroy Benson kickoff return to the Viking 48. On the 11th play of the 52-yard drive, all on the ground, quarterback Mark Introcaso ran it in from two yards out.
Cambridge stayed on the ground with a nine-yard, 62-yard drive the next time it had the ball and Chester went over the one.
Glenclg scored on a 68-yard drive in the second quarter, culminating with Robert Hutson's quarterback sneak from a yard out for the touchdown Greg Miles, the Glenelg workhorse with 22 carries and 105 yards, carried five times for 43 yards in the drive.
Later Cambridge took over its 11 after Wayne Schiarelli's interception. Several plays later, Chester went wide from the 44 and romped for the touchdown for a 20-7 halftime lead.
Schiarelli intercepted and returned 16 yards for a score barely a minute into the second half and Pat Chester's third conversion made the score 27-7.
Glenelg responded with an 18-play drive from its 201, consuming most of the third quarter. Hutson found room and passed 16 yards to Kevin Ciambruschini for the touchdown.
Glenelg began the fourth quarter by forcing a fumble, which was recovered by Keith Embrey. After eight plays. Miles burst from the 23 to the two. Henry Groomes took it in from the one for the score and Glenelg narrowed the deficit to 27.19.