Digital Harbor High School of Baltimore, Md. advanced to a 1-1 overall record after holding off Patterson High School of Baltimore, 13-8, on Sept. 7 in the second week of the Baltimore City Division I football season.
Digital Harbor was led by its stout defense, which pounded Patterson into defeat. Digital Harbor scored two touchdowns on defense, one by Keon Charles and another by David Pule.
Charles scored his defensive touchdown in the first quarter as he picked up a fumble by Patterson and ran it back 68 yards for the score. Later in the second quarter, Patterson’s quarterback was sacked by Deshawn Lloyd, who also forced a fumble on the play; Pule leaped on the loose ball in the end zone for Digital Harbor’s second score.
Patterson came back to score eight points late in the game, but ran out of time as Digital Harbor collected the win.
Patterson fell to 0-2 this season, following a 18-13 loss in their season opener to Archbishop Curley last week during the I-95 Kickoff Classic at Unitas Stadium in Towson, Md.
Digital Harbor will face Poly (1-1 overall) on Sept. 14, while Patterson squares off against Carver Vo-Tech (0-2 overall) on the same day.
In other Baltimore City high school football action:
Forest Park fell to WEB Dubois, 18-14
Lake Clifton beat Bluford Drew Jemison, 14-6
Southside defeated Maritime, 20-6
City College fell to Douglas, 26-12
Edmonson-Westside beat Mervo, 30-22
Franklin crushed Eastern Tech, 38-0
Poly routed Carver Vo-Tech, 52-8