No. 20 Georgetown Prep thought it had pulled off another upset when sophomore RB Marcus Dowtin appeared to have scored on a one-yard carry on fourth down in overtime against Gilman, ranked No. 1 in Baltimore by the Sun. But officials ruled Dowtin didn't cross the goal line, and Gilman prevailed, 20-14. "We believe and felt that he was in," Little Hoyas Coach Dan Paro said. " . . . I'm proud of my guys." . . .

With Maryland School for the Deaf losing to Avalon, Manassas Park now has the Washington area's longest winning streak, at 18 games. Potomac (Md.) is second, with a 17-game streak. . . .

Two Prince George's County teams snapped double-digit losing streaks this weekend. Laurel ended its string at 13 with a 14-7 victory over Largo and DuVal ended its streak at 11 by beating Central, 48-6. . . .

Great Mills's 22-0 shutout of Huntingtown was its first victory over a team other than St. Mary's County rival Leonardtown since the Hornets defeated Northern, 24-20, on Sept. 15, 2000. . . .

Old Mill RB Ryan Callahan produced his lowest rushing total of the season Friday, 91 yards. But that was more due to his number of carries, 11, than the Meade defense stopping him. He had two touchdown runs and an 80-yard kickoff return in the first half of a 45-6 win.