Robert Stephens, Featured Writer
Stephens' 2014 season review is here.
January 5, 2015 - The 2014 high school football season provided us with
the usual emotions of the sport; the thrill of victory and the agony of
defeat. This past football season provided us with three state championships
and our hats go off to the three schools that accomplished that feat.
Douglass high school in P.G. County finished their
season as the only undefeated in the DMV, capturing the
Maryland 2 state title along the way finishing their season
with a 14-0 record.
The Eagles, led by defensive stalwarts Amir Fenwick
and Glenwood Williams, recorded eight shutouts during the
season. In the final two games of the playoffs Douglass
blanked South Carroll 43-0 and Dunbar (Baltimore) 38-0
to finalize their perfect season.
Jabari Greenwood, headed to Kentucky, was
Gonzaga's top receiving threat. (Corey Webster)
Theier wishbone offense featured the trio of Mikale
Makle (526)yds, Akiva Wedge (505)yds. and Devin Butler
Northwest High in Germantown, Md. (Montgomery)
County captured their second consecutive 4A state title with
their 34-31 win over Old Mill.
E.J. Lee rushed for 197 yards and two touchdowns
while his teammate Mark Pierce ran for one touchdown
and threw for two.
The Jaguars defeated rival Quince Orchard 28-21
and P.G. County’s DuVal 47-12 to reach the final.
Northwest (13-1) was led by quarterback Mark Pierce
(137-245-2192-32tds.). Jamar Wilson (38-772-18tds.),
Brandon Williams (28-530-7tds.) and Aaron-David Beidleman (26-379-4tds.)
were the Cougars top receivers.
E.J. Lee rushed for 1653 yards and 29 touchdowns
as the Cougars displayed one of the top offenses in the
DMV, if not the best.
Gonzaga (10-3) won the DCSAA-AA state title with
their 29-6 win over H.D.Woodson. The Eagles defeated
Friendship Collegiate 20-19 to advance to the championship
The Eagles were led by Tyree Randolph who rushed
for 94 yards and 3 touchdowns. Quarterback Nick John’s threw a five
yard touchdown pass to Luke Prominski to complete the scoring.
Gonzaga’s backfield of Reggie Corbin (1005yds-15tds.)
and Randolph (931yds.-9tds.) led the Eagle rushing attack.
John’s threw for 1486 yards and 13 touchdowns for
the season. Jabari Greenwood (50-754-9tds.) was John's top receiver.
Centreville (12-3) defeated Va. Westfield 21-17 to
advance to the Virginia 6A championship. The Wildcats lost
to Ocean Lakes 30-24 in overtime.
The offense was led by running back Taylor Boose
(144-1214-20tds.) Quarterback Joe Ferrick (85-152-1411-13tds.) ran the
DeMatha (9-3) champions of the WCAC for the second
consecutive year edged Good Counsel 24-20 for the Catholic league title.
Stag quarterback Beau English scored on a one yard
run late in the third quarter as the Stags came from behind
to beat the Falcons.
Woodson and Ballou battled during the Turkey
Bowl. (Corey Webster)
DeMatha featured a strong running attack with Anthony
McFarland (1124 yds.-12tds.) and Lorenzo Harrison
(700yds.-9tds.) McFarland is a sophomore and Harrison is a junior.
Beau English (107-171-1684-17tds.) the quarterback
is a sophomore.
Tuscarora (14-1) fell to L.C. Bird 22-19 the defending
Virginia 5A state defending champion.
Noah Reimers the Virginia Gatorade player of the
year and the leading rusher in the DMV with 3,005 yards
and 49 touchdowns, led the offensive attack for the northern
Good Counsel (10-2) after leading fell to DeMatha
24-20 in WCAC title matchup. Falcons had previously
beaten Stags in October.
The Falcons will return both of their running backs, sophomore Mohammed
Ibrahim (967yds.-14tds.) and
junior Jonathan Lee (738yds.-7tds.).
Quarterback junior Andres Castillo (92-153-1403-12tds.)
returns next year. His top receiver this past season was senior Keon Paye
H.D. Woodson (11-3) defeated Ballou 16-12 to capture
the DCIAA annual Turkey Bowl championship.
Dymir Stone rushed for 144 yards leading the Warriors
to their second consecutive win in the DCIAA public
Quarterback Rashard Cooper, one of the top players in
the DMV led the Warriors all season. Cooper passed for
(167-312-2780-33tds.) also rushed for 419 yards.
Stone led the rushing attack with 518 yards.
Bullis (9-1) captured their second consecutive IAC
Quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. (159-260-1942-22tds.)
ran the show. Damani Neal (44-341yds.-7tds.) and
Partrick Johnson 11 (34-397-5tds.) were the top targets.
DeVonte Williams rushed for 1873 yards and 23 tds.
for the season.
The following is a list of schools that had successful
seasons, there will be some that are left out and I will
take the hit for that. I did try to provide a variety of
conferences big and small, public and private
Westfield 12-2 Va.6A north regional final
Wilson (D.C) 7-4 rb. Abdul Adams 1846 yds-21tds.
Quince Orchard 10-2 rb. Kyle Green 1543yds-26tds.
E. Roosevelt 11-1 rb. Mike Mofor 1938 yds-13tds.
Sidwell Friends 9-3
Eastern (D.C) 9-4 qb. Jerome Johnson 138-254-2561-27
Damascus 13-1 rb. Jake Funk 1665 yds.-25tds.
Lake Braddock 10-3
DuVal 9-4 Md. 4A south region final