No. 1 Calvert Hall, No. 1 McDonogh girls are upset in soccer
No. 2 Archbishop Curley’s soccer team weathered a slew of shots Wednesday in the opening five minutes by No. 1 Calvert Hall before scoring three straight goals and upsetting the Cardinals, 3-1.
“We played the most complete game all season,” Curley coach Barry Stitz said. “We didn’t give up many chances and controlled the play.”
Dylan Poetzel scored on a long throw-in for a1-0 Curley lead. Dylan Holy made it 2-0 on a scramble, and Brenden Hollingsworth scored the third goal from 18 yards on a give-and-go for a 3-0 first-half lead for the Friars (14-3-2, 9-2-1 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference).
Calvert Hall (12-3-2, 10-3-1) was held scoreless until the final two minutes.
NO. 13 TOWSON 2, NO. 9 FALLSTON 0: Kushal Giri scored a goal in each half to lead the host Generals (12-1-2) past the Cougars (11-2).
PERRYVILLE 6, HAVRE DE GRACE1: Jon Hamamcioglu had a hat trick in the first half to lead the host Panthers (6-6) past the Warriors (1-11).
NORTH HARFORD 3, RISING SUN 2: Khaled Abuhantash scored twice to lead the Hawks (4-7-2) past the host Tigers (4-9).
LANSDOWNE 8, WESTERN TECH 1: Bryan Rios Buruca scored three goals and Michael Onasanya and Hung Nang had two goals each as the Vikings (10-0-1) beat the Wolverines (6-5) to win their 10th straight game.
Jose Munoz added a goal and assist, and Onasanya and Paul Gaylon added assists.
Jerry Heredia scored for Western Tech, which had won five straight games. Hereford’s Madison Hackett, front, tries to get a pass around Catonsville’s Allison Campbell. The No. 12 Bulls, the two-time defending Class 2A state champions, won, 7-0.
NO. 4 NOTRE DAME PREP 1, NO. 1 MCDONOGH 0: The host Blazers got a second-half goal from freshman Camille McGarvey and a fine save from senior goalkeeper Ashley Gabor to secure a key win in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference.
Keegan Barger set up the goal with a cross from the right side 10 minutes into the second half. Halle Regan got to the ball first, but her shot was turned aside by McDonogh goalie Margaret Donovan with McGarvey there to pounce on the rebound.
With 10 seconds left, the Eagles pushed for the equalizer as Marissa Vincent put a heavy shot on goal that Gabor stopped.
With one league game left in the regular season, No. 3 Archbishop Spalding (9-2-2 overall, 5-1-1 in the IAAM) remained in sole possession of first place with 16 points. Notre Dame Prep (6-2-2) moved into second place with 14 points, and McDonogh (5-2-2, 4-2-1), the three-time defending league champion, fell to third with 13 points.
Spalding can clinch first place if NDP ties or loses to Mercy on Friday or if Spalding ties or beats Mercy on Tuesday.
“The work ethic was outstanding — 110 percent from everybody who played,” NDPcoach Val Teixeira said. “It was Senior Day, so they were very motivated — they had never defeated McDonogh — and everyone else followed suit. I’m very proud of them. They deserved the win and it gives confidence to the group.”
SOUTHERN 12, GLEN BURNIE 0: Delaney Sancomb scored four goals, while Khloe Nutwell added three goals and an assist to lead the Bulldogs (6-8) past the host Gophers (0-12).
Lizzie West had two goals and two assists for Southern, followed by Rachel Gibson and Emily Kissinger with one goal and one assist each, and Lindsey Crawford with two assists. Carlea West made eight saves. Cheyann Moreno made 20 saves for the Gophers.
NO. 9 MARRIOTTS RIDGE 2, SOUTH CARROLL 0: Katie Garman made a save in her third shutout as the host Mustangs (10-3-1) beat the Cavaliers (6-7).
Jenny Chi and Sarah Blalock scored and Caroline Blalock had two assists.
NO. 12 HEREFORD 7, CATONSVILLE 0: The Bulls (9-3), the two-time defending Class 2A state champions, scored four goals in the first half and dominated the visiting Comets (8-3) in the regular-season finale.
Six Bulls scored, and senior attacker Kailyn Brandt had two goals and an assist.
Since a 1-0 loss to Dulaney on Oct. 5, Hereford has outscored opponents 30-1.
The Bulls will face Dulaney on Friday in the Baltimore County championship game in Parkton. Hereford has beaten Dulaney in the past two title games.
“Dulaney is always a tough game for us,” Hereford coach Caitlin Duvall said. “We have split with them this year. You always want to beat Dulaney.”
Gilman goalkeeper John Philippou rises to make a save as Mount Saint Joseph’s Brett St. Martin (14) goes up for the header. Philippou made eight saves against the Gaels.