Separated by a mile in west Baltimore, Carver Voc-Tech and Douglass’ high schools has had a long-standing rivalry in football. However, the last couple of years, the final results been one-sided.
Douglass routed the Bears, 50-8, in a Baltimore City Division II contest Friday afternoon at Carver. Carlos Croslin threw for four touchdowns and rushed for another for the Ducks (5-1 overall, 4-0 Division II), and Maleek Williams caught three passes, all for touchdowns, finishing with 95 yards receiving.
The Bears (1-5, 1-4 Division II) scored first as Brandon Johnson went 65 yards for a touchdown, and added the two-point conversion. It was all Douglass from there, scoring the final 28 points of the opening half.
Croslin threw scoring passes of 27 yards to Matt Goode and 21- and 46-yard strikes to Williams. Brandon Sampson’s 70-yard touchdown run closed the first half.
In the third quarter, Williams caught his third scoring pass, covering 38 yards, from Croslin and Morgan ran 31 yards into the end zone. Croslin capped it with a two-yard run in the fourth quarter as Douglass avenged a 50-22 loss to Carver.
Croslin passed for 171 yards and the Ducks rushed for 351 yards with Jermale Gibson leading with 83. Davon Dorsey posted 11 tackles and a quarterback sack to lead Douglass’ defense, and Kevin Terrell added eight and two sacks.
The Ducks, who’ve outscored their opponents, 202-38 since opening the season with a loss at Prince George’s County’s Crossland, plays at Southside Thursday afternoon. Carver is at Reginald Lewis Thursday.
|Douglass 50, Carver Voc-Tech 8|
|C-Johnson 65 run (Johnson run)|
|D-Goode 27 pass from Croslin (M. Williams pass from Croslin)|
|D-M. Williams 21 pass from Croslin (run failed)|
|D-M. Williams 46 pass from Croslin (Ruth pass from Croslin)|
|D-Sampson 70 run (run failed)|
|D-M. Willliams 38 pass from Croslin (pass failed)|
|D-Morgan 31 run (M. Williams pass from Croslin)|
|D-Croslin 2 run (Goode run)|