Seneca Valley's game plan for yesterday's Maryland Class AA state semifinal against Bowie was very simple. Coach Al Thomas' team wanted to run traps and sweeps, throw only when necessary and play solid defense.

Despite a chilling wind, the Screaming Eagles were successful in all phases of their plan and breezed past visiting Bowie, 27-0, to earn a berth in the Class AA state final next weekend at Byrd Stadium.

The Eagles (12-0) will meet Springbrook, a 10-6 winner over Severna Park last night, in next weekend's championship game at the University of Maryland.

Eagles senior Ricky Davis scored on runs of 47 and 35 yards and caught a five-yard touchdown pass from Matt Kastantin. Ron Smith also scored on a two-yard run for the Eagles, who had nearly three times as much yardage as Bowie (10-2).

Bowie managed only four first downs and advanced into Seneca Valley territory only once, after a 43-yard punt return by Ronnie Jackson to the Eagles' 8-yard line in the final minutes of the game.

"We used the same defensive plan we used {in last week's quarterfinal win} against Friendly; not one new wrinkle," Thomas said. "The big difference was no {Friendly running back Robert} Green." Even the Friendly All-Met tailback would have had trouble finding running room against the inspired Eagles.

All-Met Shane Henson, Ben Krensky, Steve Devoe and Emerson Lagrama bottled up Bowie running backs Nick Arbutina and Kevin Jackson. Quarterback Michael Young was under constant pressure, completing only one of eight passes with two interceptions.

Davis clearly was the difference in the game. The senior tailback broke through two weak arm tackles by Bowie defenders on a first down and raced 47 yards to his first touchdown. All-Met John Duke's kick made it 7-0 with 4:03 to play in the first period.

Davis' best run was yet to come. For the remainder of the period and throughout the second quarter, both teams played conservatively, unable to do much in the gusting wind.

But with less than a minute to play in the half, Seneca Valley's Tom Norris blocked a punt.

Taking possession at the Bowie 40, the Eagles had visions of a possible field-goal try before Davis, shaking off three defenders near the line of scrimmage, got outside and raced 35 yards up the sideline for a touchdown with just two seconds on the clock.

"I thought he was tackled and I was yelling timeout, timeout," Thomas said. "I wanted to get the field goal ready. People were yelling and, when I looked up, Ricky was in the end zone."

Davis' third score capped a five-play, 49-yard drive late in the third period. On a third-and-goal play from the 5, Kastantin rolled to his left and tossed a soft pass to an open Davis as the Eagles improved their lead to 21-0.

Bowie fumbled on its next possession and Smith scored on a two-yard run to make it 27-0.Bowie (10-2) 0 0 0 0 0 Seneca Valley (12-0 7 7 7 6 27

SV -- Davis 47 run (Duke kick)

SV -- Davis 35 run (Duke kick)

SV -- Davis 5 pass from Kastantin (Duke kick)

SV -- Smith 2 run (kick failed)