Dundalk Football Comes Back From 15 to 0 to Defeat Urbana

Owls in the State Semifinals

-photo courtesy of Dundalk High School Football Facebook page-

The Dundalk Owls have advanced to the state semifinals in the 4A/3A region after rallying back to defeat Urbana 20 to 15.

According to the Dundalk HS Athletics Twitter page, the Owls were trailing 15 to 0 with 6:52 left in the third quarter as Urbana scored on two long touchdown passes.

Dundalk got back into the game as the defense recovered a fumble at the Urbana 43 yard-line that set up the Owl’s first touchdown of the game.

Dundalk was able to get another touchdown in the game but still trailed 15 to 14 after they failed to convert the 2-point conversion.

Marcus Nicholson helped Dundalk take control of the game as he scored the Go-Ahead touchdown as he caught a 45-yard touchdown catch on 4th & 5 with 3:21 left in the fourth.

The Owls sealed the victory when their defense stopped Urbana on fourth down with 1:20 left in the game.

The team remains undefeated and is one win away from their first state title game since 2015.

According to MPSSAA website, Dundalk is set to play Arundel next Friday night and that game should be played at Dundalk High at 7 p.m.