Kenwood boys soccer falls to Sparrows Point
Chesapeake football win fourth straight game
Two local boys soccer teams traveling in opposite directions were to meet this week as Eastern Tech played at Kenwood.
The game was to be played on Tuesday after the Avenue
News went to press. Kenwood fell to 0-4 with a 4-2 loss at Sparrows Point on Sept. 27.
The Pointers struck quickly, scoring three goals in the first 12 minutes of the game.
Francis Ukaegbu scored on a head ball with 21:10 left in the first half to get Kenwood on the board.
But the Bluebirds couldn’t get to within one goal of the Pointers. The home team extended its lead to 4-1 with 13 minutes remaining in the game, and all Kenwood could muster was a goal by Daniel Tobar with four minutes remaining.
The Bluebiards outscored the Pointers 2-1 over the final 68 minutes of the game, but couldn’t overcome the slow start on defense.
Eastern Tech is 6-1, its only loss coming against Fallston on penalty kicks during the Bel Air Tournament on Sept. 9.
The Mavericks defeated Lansdowne 9-2 on Sept. 25. They also an 8-0 win over defending Class 1A champion Pikesville, and have beaten Perry Hall 1-0 and Dulaney 2-0.
The Kenwood game kicked off the divisional slate of Eastern Tech’s schedule, as the Mavericks seek to win the Baltimore County Division I South/East and earn a spot in the county championship game.
Eastern Tech plays at defending division champ Catonsville on Oct. 10. The Mavericks host Sparrows Point on Oct. 12 and Dundalk on Oct. 17 before finishing the regular season at Patapsco on Oct. 18.
Chesapeake (4-1) is contending for the County Division II title. The Bayhawks only loss has been to Lansdowne 4-0.
The Bayhawks last three games are at home: against Woodlawn (Oct. 11), Parkville (Oct. 12) and Overlea (Oct. 17).
In football, Chesapeake will match 4-1 records with host Towson on Saturday at 1 p.m. The Bayhawks are coming off an 18-8 win over visiting Overlea on Thursday.
The Eastern Tech football team is over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2015 season after beating Owings Mills 20-0 on Thursday at CCBC Essex.
It was the third straight win for the Mavericks (3-2), who will play at Hereford on Friday.
Kenwood (2-3) lost its third game in a row, falling to visiting Perry Hall 50-29 on Thursday.
The Bluebirds play at Milford Mill on Friday at 4 p.m.
Robin Lopez of Kenwood and Sparrows Point’s Dylan Brown go airborne in pursuit of a loose ball.