No. 12 Franklin got off another fast start and rolled to a 42-7 decision over Milford Mill in a Baltimore County 3A/4A league contest Friday night at McWilliams Stadium. The combination of Joey Dorsey and Ian Thomas was busy again the Indians (5-0 overall, 2-0 3A/4A) .

Dorsey, a senior quarterback threw for 226 yards and three touchdowns, two going to Thomas. Thomas, a junior wide receiver, had three receptions for 92 yards. Reggie Ellis had a 93-yard kickoff return for a score and Marquis Ellis caught a 25-yard scoring pass from Dorsey.

Dorsey and Thomas got the Indians rolling in the opening quarter with a 66-yard scoring play, followed by a safety by Nick Tawney for a 9-0 advantage. Milford Mill (1-4, 0-2 3A/4A) got on the board in the second quarter as sophomore quarterback Kyle McEachern connected with Katrell Myers for a 73-yard touchdown.

The Millers’ momentum did last as Ellis took ensuing the kickoff to Milford Mill’s end zone, igniting a 20-point explosion. Dorsey threw scoring passes to Marquis Ellis and a 21-yarder to Thomas, sending the Indians into halftime with a 29-7 advantage.

Anthony Taylor and Mark Venable each added one-yard touchdown runs in the second half as the Indians remained tied for first in the 3A/4A league with Hereford and Perry Hall. Venable led Franklin’s defense with eight tackles.

Franklin travels to Dulaney next weekend, while Milford Mill is at Parkville.

No. 12 Franklin 42, Milford Mill 7 
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1st Q

F-Thomas 66 pass from Dorsey (Gibson kick)

F-Safety (Tawney sacked quarterback in end zone)

2nd Q
MM-Myers 73 pass from McEachern (kick good)

F-R. Ellis 93 kickoff return (Gibson kick)

F-M. Ellis 25 pass from Dorsey (pass failed)

F-Thomas 21 pass from Dorsey (Gibson kick)


3rd Q
F-Taylor 1 run (Gibson kick)
4th Q
CH-Venable 1 run (Gibson kick)