Football Wins MIAA Championship

Winning their first outright championship since 1949, the Gaels defeated McDonogh 17-10 on Saturday, November 16, in front of an estimated 1,500 people. The Gaels started their scoring on defense after linebacker Marlowe Wax caused a fumble and linebacker Brandon Fique recovered it in the endzone. Scott Martin added a 34-yard field goal to put the Gaels up 10-7 at halftime.

After an interception by Jordan Oliver in the third quarter, Mount Saint Joseph put together a 65-yard drive in seven plays, and running back Marlowe Wax dove over the goal line to score the touchdown and put the Gaels up for good. McDonogh would add a field goal to make it 17-10, but the Gaels stopped the Eagles on fourth down with 1:49 left to play to seal the victory.

The Gaels are now ranked number 10 in the East by USA Today and number 20 nationally by


Mount Saint Joseph High School

Mount Saint Joseph is a Catholic, college preparatory school for young men sponsored by the Xaverian Brothers.