Corder scores as Seahawks reach .500 mark
ASTON, PA — The St. Mary’s College of Maryland field hockey team played in their seventh one-goal game of the season Saturday afternoon, and came out on top with a 2-1 road victory over Neumann University in non-conference action.
The Seahawks (4-4), who have now won three in a row, improve to 3-4 in one-goal contests.
St. Mary’s outshot the Knights, 19-1, including 12 shots in the second half. The Seahawks also posted an 8-2 advantage in penalty corners.
The strong play of Lizzie Yu in goal kept Neumann in the game. Yu finished the afternoon with 15 stops.
First-year midfielder Gabrielle Corder (Sudlersville/Queen Anne’s County High) put St. Mary’s on the scoreboard first at the 24-minute, 15-second mark, as Corder finished a pass from senior Mollie Belson (Columbia/Atholton High) for her second goal of the season.
Six saves from Yu sent the Knights into halftime down only 1-0.
Ten minutes into the second half, Neumann made the most of its lone shot of the game. Colleen Hoy pulled the Knights even. as Hoy took a feed from Sam Picker and found the back of the cage.
Senior forward Jessica Zhang (Gaithersburg/Quince Orchard High) tallied the go-ahead goal in the 68th minute off a Corder assist for her first score of the season.
The Kent Island Elks, Lodge 2576, hosted the state Elks Horseshoe Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 29. Above, 46 horseshoe players gather just prior to the start if the tournament in Stevensville. Two-person teams competed for the state championship. Teams came from Elks lodges from Frederick, Laurel, Deale, Broadneck, Chestertown and Kent Island. Two teams from Frederick squared off for the championship in the final matches of the day.
Kent Island High’s Bethani Doyle bumps a pass during the third game Tuesday evening against Queen Anne’s on Hyde Court in Centreville.