Towson boys beat CMW on PKs
Generals to face Lansdowne next; Mount Hebron wins; S. River girls top Broadneck
Last year, the Towson boys soccer team lost on penalty kicks to host C. Milton Wright in the playoffs.
This year, the No. 10 Generals (13-2-2) returned the favor.
Bryce Vanick scored the game-winning penalty kick, and goalie Austin Wenck made six saves in regulation and two during overtime as host Towson played the No. 13 Mustangs (10-6-1) to a 0-0 tie in double overtime before winning, 5-4, on penalty kicks in a Class 3A North Section II final Friday.
Generals coach Randy Dase, who had prostate cancer but is now cancer-free, has been back coaching for the past two weeks. He was thankful for interim coach John Becker, a 2009 Towson High graduate, who led the team in his absence.
“[Becker] deserves all the credit,” Dase said. “I just didn’t want to mess with the mojo.”
Dase described the game as tough and evenly matched.
“We had one really good shot [during regulation] that their goalie saved,” Dase said. “Our goalie made two great saves.”
Towson advances to Wednesday’s region final and faces host Lansdowne at 6 p.m.
NO. 4 MOUNTHEBRON2, CENTENNIAL 1: Jared Simowitz and Johnny Linsenmeyer provided the goals and the defense did the rest as the host Vikings (13-1) held off the Eagles (13-4) in a Class 3A East Section I final.
NO. 14 EASTERN TECH 2, SPARROWS POINT 0: Andrew Holt made three saves in his fifth shutout of the season as the Mavericks (12-5) beat the Pointers (10-5) in a Class 2A North Section I final at CCBCDundalk.
Goal scorers were Kai Kressman and Kyle Dengler. Eastern Tech faces Owings Mills, a 1-0 winner in double overtime over Hereford, on Monday.
NO. 5 SOUTH RIVER 4, NO. 13 BROADNECK 1: Catherine Scamurra scored two goals to lead the host Seahawks (13-2-1) past the Bruins (11-3-1) in a Class 4A East Section II final.
South River will face No. 7 Arundel on Tuesday.
HEREFORD 6, CHESAPEAKE-BC 1: Freshmen Katie Blair and Carly Stevens scored their first career goals for the Bulls (8-6), who beat the host Bayhawks (9-4) in a Class 2A North Section I final.