H.D. Woodson scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns to pull off a 14-7, come-from-behind victory over third-ranked Woodbridge last night at Woodbridge.

Trailing by 7-0 with 4:18 left in the game, linebacker Warren Cunningham blew through the Vikings line and stripped Sean Scales (23 carries, 150 yards) of the ball. Defensive back Anthony Bradsher picked up the loose ball and sprinted 67 yards to make the score 7-6.

"We had to depend on our offensive and defensive lines to keep us alive tonight," said Bradsher. "When Warren stripped him of the ball, I just picked it up and ran."

On the point-after attempt, Woodson set up a trick play, with the holder and the place kicker (quarterback Allen Johnson) over the center and the rest of the line shifted to the left. On the snap, Johnson ran the ball in to give the Warriors an 8-7 lead with 4:18 left.

After the kickoff, Woodbridge took over on its 24-yard line and marched to the 47 before turning the ball over on downs. H.D. Woodson, which was held to 69 yards rushing, received a large chunk of them when Marcus Stevens swept left for a 47-yard touchdown with 1:56 left to make it 14-7.

"We have a small number of players {30} and it was only our fourth time with full contact. But our guys played hard, made a couple of good plays and forced a few breaks," said Woodson Coach Bob Headen.

Woodbridge (0-1), after holding H.D. Woodson on its first drive of the half, forced a punt and took over on its 35.

The Vikings went on a six-play 65-yard drive, with Scales scoring on a 14-yard touchdown run. Stephen Bohannon's point-after attempt was good to give Woodbridge a 7-0 lead with 7:06 left in the third period.

H.D. Woodson, using a quick passing attack, failed to get a first down and was forced to punt.

After gaining possession at its 43, Woodbridge moved the ball to the Warriors' 20 before Paul Harris, trying to hand the ball off to Scales, fumbled and the ball was recovered by Mike Hill.

Woodbridge, without the services of starting quarterback Jason Richards (broken leg), relied on the running of Scales in the first quarter.

The Vikings took the opening kickoff from their 38 and went on a 12-play drive behind the running of Scales, who carried the ball seven times for 34 yards. Woodbridge marched to the Warriors' 23 before the drive stalled. Facing a third and eight, Roy Jordan and Jose White crashed through the line to sack Harris. Bohannon's field goal atempt from 40 yards had the distance, but was wide left.

H.D. Woodson ran three plays and punted.

Woodbridge appeared poised to score on its second possession. Taking over on its 49, Scales started to run at will. But the momentum changed. With first and 10 from the 28, Harris dropped back to pass and had Scales open inside the 5, but his pass was underthrown and intercepted by Erick Parker.