Reese now has 1,713 yards and 21 touchdowns in five games. Both totals rank first in the area.
That stated, Rockville Coach Seth Kenton said there is more that can be done within the confines of the Rams’ offense.
“We still only have a few formations that we use, and we are all still working on how to take advantage of what the defense gives us on each play,” Kenton said. “We have plans to do more, but we want to do the basics well first.”
The Rams (3-2) are off to their best start since 2010, when they reached the postseason and finished with an 8-3 record.
Despite the attention Reese is generating with his gaudy passing numbers, Kenton still feels his team is under the radar. He’s hoping the Rams can come away with a signature win over the second half of the season. They’ll have the opportunity to do so with upcoming games against Damascus (4-1) and Wootton (3-2).
“At any rate, the stats are fun to watch but we’d really like to be leading the metro area in wins,” Kenton said. “I actually think we are capable of doing a lot more.”
Magruder picked up its first win of the season in a very unconventional fashion on Friday night.
In a defensive struggle, the Colonels defeated Walter Johnson 4-2, with three safeties accounting for the only scoring in 48 minutes of play.
Magruder (1-4) notched both of its safeties in the first half and held on after Walter Johnson (1-4) got one of their own in the fourth quarter before missing a pair of late field goal attempts that could have given them the win.
Last Thursday, Damascus junior Jalen Christian announced via Twitter that he received an invite to the 2014 Under Armour All-America Football Combine. . . . Though Northwood lost 51-13 to Rockville, Gladiators RB/WR K’Yon Giles had a big game statistically with 141 rushing yards and 117 receiving yards. Giles ran for a 95-yard touchdown in the first quarter. . . . Whitman had a strong all-around game in a 35-13 win over Richard Montgomery. Running back Zac Morton ran for 256 yards and two touchdowns. Linebacker Mark Norris returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown.
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