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Falls Church Football Roundup

Marshall H.S. — 38, J.E.B. Stuart H.S. — 0

The Statesman continued to roll to a 3-0 start with an offensive attack that garnered five rushing touchdowns against a Raiders team plagued by turnovers.

Marshall saw solid performances from sophomore running backs John Rehberger and Jamie Cleer, who rushed for 76 and 63 yards and a touchdown a piece. Quarterback Harold Sweet also ran in two of his own.
Sweet also won the quarterback battle, going 4 for 5 in the air for 62 yards, while Raiders senior Nick Childs was 4 for 8, throwing for 26 yards and two interceptions against Marshall’s tough defense.
Senior kicker Will Blakely made his only field goal attempt of the game and was a perfect 5 for 5 on PAT’s.
Stuart (0-2), scoreless in both games this season, saw some offensive production from junior John Grayson, who rushed for the team high of 39 yards.
The Statesmen gets their first big test this Thursday when Woodson comes to town, while the Raiders travel to Edison to square off against the Eagles on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m.

Falls Church H.S. — 27, Wakefield H.S. —25

Despite a dazzling ground performance from senior John Logan of over 260 yards and two touchdowns, the Jaguars stop the Warriors tying two-point conversion to preserve the victory with only 10 seconds left.
The Jaguars offense came from all different outlets with seniors Gabe Eusebio returning a kickoff 85 yards and Marvin Gonzalez scoring off a blocked punt.  Junior Miles Hurkamp, who rushed for 97 yards, had two touchdowns as well.
Quarterback Andrew Allen threw for 155 yards, including two touchdowns as the Warriors dropped to 0-3 on the season.
Louse Khatib was 12 for 13 in the air, totaling 75 yards and one interception.
The Jaguars hope to continue their luck as they take on an improved South County team this Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

McLean H.S. — 0, Yorktown H.S. — 19

The Highlanders dropped to 0-2 this week after being shutout by a Patriot squad led by junior quarterback Tim Reynolds, who was 7 for 11 in the air, throwing one touchdown and rushing for the other.
Robbie Shivers contributed 63 yards on 16 carries, and rushed for the only other score of the game.
Highlander junior John Scholla was 2 for 11 passing while John Cornwell was the team’s leading rusher with 34 yards on six carries.  The Highlanders have been outscored a combined 49-6 in their opening two games.
They look to generate some offense and pick up their first win when Robinson comes to town this Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

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