The Pointers won their homecoming football game against the Patriots last Friday, continuing Sparrows Point’s five-game winning streak in front of an overflowing crowd of cheers and jeers.

The Pointers and the Patriots had similar rankings when they met on Friday, both carrying in four wins and one loss each.

The homecoming game also featured a a dedication for the senior members of the cheerleading team, and a moment of silence dedication for the late Jayden Baldree, a 16-year-old Sparrows Point student who was killed in a hit-and-run this summer.

This week, the Pointers will play Chesapeake High School on this side of the Back River on Friday night at 6:30 p.m. The Patriots will play Western Tech on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

The undefeated Owls won again last Friday, beating Catonsville 42-7. They will see three-times state champion Franklin High School in a home game this Friday at 7 p.m.

Cross Country

The Owls’ boys’ team made a strong showing at a six-team three-mile meet at Parkville last Wednesday, with Dundalk’s Moses Ojulu (19:05), Tristan Paulding (19:07) and Perilet Gora (19:14) finishing in the top 30. Dundalk scored 97, beating out Perry Hall (111), Kenwood (126), and Parkville, which did not place. Towson (25) topped the leaderboard, with Dulaney (34) right behind.

Dundalk’s girls’ team did not place.

The Patriots’ boys’ team also did not place in their 5,000-meter meet at Dulaney on Tuesday, but senior Luke Seebode scored as #7, with a time of 20:07.

Sparrows Point’s 5,000-meter meet at Pikesville on Tuesday had not been officiated as of press time, but preliminary results showed the boys’ team placing with a score of 50, just behind Carver (15). The Pointers made a strong showing in the top slots, too, with Chris Zaczek (22:14), Dominic Drecchio (22:58), Chris Beesan (23:01) and Colin Payne (24:06) finishing in the top 20.

The Pointers’ girls’. team did not place.

Field Hockey

The Pointers lost to Franklin on Monday night, 4-0, after defeating Loch Raven 8-1 in an away game last Thursday.

The Patriots haven’t had a game since last week’s Eagle, but was scheduled to play Loch Raven on Thursday evening.

Boys’ soccer

On a streak of W’s, the Owls beat Carver A&T on Tuesday, 7-1, having beat Western Tech handily last Thursday, 10-1. The Owls are set to take on Loch Raven this Thursday.

The Pointers lost to Hereford last Thursday, 1-0, and again to Perry Hall on Tuesday, 2-1. They will see Dulaney this Thursday.

The Patriots also lost their game last Thursday, losing to Parkville 8-2. Their scheduled game against Owings Mills on Tuesday was postponed until Oct. 25. The Patriots played an away game against Pikesville after press time on Wednesday.

Girls’ Soccer

The Patriots lost to Parkville last Thursday, and will be facing off against Pikesville this Thursday.

The Pointers lost to Perry Hall on Tuesday 3-1, and lost to Hereford 2-0 last Thursday. They will play Dulaney in an away game on Thursday.

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