The secret behind Quince Orchard's 4-0 start: Takeaways. After forcing five turnovers in a 27-14 win over Whitman on Friday night, Quince Orchard is enjoying a turnover differential of plus 13. Meanwhile, Quince Orchard quarterback Pepper Coe has completed 36 of 51 passes for 599 yards. . . .
Patuxent senior Robert McClain accounted for 335 all-purpose yards in the Panthers' 45-29 victory over Calvert on Saturday. McClain returned two kickoffs -- 82 and 85 yards, respectively -- for touchdowns. . . .
Friendly quarterback Joe Haden passed for 401 yards and six touchdowns in a 54-21 victory over Forestville, but Forestville Coach Charles Harley was irate with Friendly for having Haden pass in the final minutes and believed the Patriots ran up the score. . . .
Atholton improved to 2-2 with a 19-12 victory over Mount Hebron on Friday, equaling the number of victories the team posted the past two seasons combined. The Raiders, who play at Reservoir (2-2 overall, 2-2 league) in a Howard County game Friday, have won just seven games since the start of the 2001 season. . . .
Potomac (Md.) kicker Kemar Scarlett made a 44-yard field goal and two 35-yarders in a 46-7 victory over Fairmont Heights, the Wolverines' 18th consecutive victory.