Severna Park's girls and boys placed first and third, respectively, in the team standings at the North County Knights Invitational cross country meet Friday afternoon at Farring-Baybrook Park in Brooklyn.
The Falcon girls upended Baltimore County's Mount de Sales, 50-71, as Chesapeake placed third (77). Broadneck finished with 149, placingfifth behind Eleanor Roosevelt of Prince George's County (109).
Fran Mackney blew away the field of 58 girls, hitting the tape at19 minutes, 7 seconds (after running 5:55 during the first of three miles) to capture the A Division title. Chesapeake's Janine MacMillancame in second at 20:22, while Broadneck's Jeanne Rimar clocked in third at 20:55.
"Fran was just amazing. She just ran a great race,"said Falcon coach Ed Purpura.
In the boys race, Romero Wilson of Mount Saint Joseph ran a 15:32 (4:55 mile split time) enroute to capturing his second consecutive North County Invitational championship.
Brothers Gavin and Eric McCarty of Loyola finished second and third with respective times of 16:06 and 16:22. Eric Van Gieson of Annapolis was the county's top boys finisher, placing sixth in a field of 75 runners with a time of 16:32.
"I expected (the boys) to do this well. Especially since Broadneck lost their three top guys (Derrick Anderson, Dave Wall and Rick Chambers), and we're a senior-dominated team, " said Purpura. "We used this meet just to see how we measure upagainst those (Maryland Scholastic Association) schools. I knew we'ddo well, but not this well."
Boys: 1. Loyola 37; 2. Mount St. Joseph 68; 3. Severna Park 83; 4. Chesapeake 135; 5. Broadneck 138; 6. Meade 151; 7. Queen Anne's 161; 8. Arundel 188; 9. Annapolis 219; 10. Eleanor Roosevelt 268; 11. Hammond 269; Incomplete,Glen Burnie.
Girls: 1. Severna Park 50; 2. Mount de Sales 71; 3. Chesapeake 77; 4. Eleanor Roosevelt 109; 5. Broadneck 149; 6. Queen Anne's 179; Incomplete, Meade, North County, Glen Burnie.
Boys: 1. Romero Wilson (MSJ) 15:32; 2. Gavin McCarty (Loy) 16:06; 3. Eric McCarty (Loy) 16:22; 4. Phil Hurley (MSJ) 16:30; 5. Matt Beliveau (Loy) 16:31; 6. Eric Van Gieson (Ann) 16:32; 7. Tim Collins (BN) 16:38; 8. Brian Kaupa (SP) 16:47; 9. John Khoury (Loy) 16:56; 10. Bob Hoesch (MSJ) 16:57.
Girls: 1. Fran Mackney (SP) 19:07; 2. Janine MacMillan (Ches) 20:22; 3. Jeanne Rimar (BN) 20:55; 4. Summer Finnigan (ER) 21:04; 5. Kate Steiner (SP) 21:25; 6. Cindy Silate (GB) 21:53; 7. Tanya Hecox (NC) 21:57; 8. Becky McDivitt (GB) 21:59; 9. Julie Shinko (MDS) 22:00 ;10. Renee Leach (MDS) 22:10.
ST. MARY'S WINS, 3-0
Mo McDonough, Liz McGonnigal and Randall Goldsborough each netted a goal in host St. Mary's 3-0 shutout of Archbishop Spalding in Friday's Catholic League girls soccer action.
Meredith Kennedy added an assist for the 2-0 Saints, who out
shot the 1-1 Cavaliers, 20-1. Freshman keeper Nicole Trumpler gathered in 10 saves in alosing effort, while Erica Hon had a single save for the winners.
HOUGH LEADS NORTHEAST
Liz Hough's four goals led visiting Northeast to a 10-0 trouncing of Baltimore County's Sparrows Point in non-league girls soccer game Friday afternoon.
Freshman Jen Johansen posteda hat-trick for the Eagles, while Stacey Reynolds, Jen Rucker and Malaha Rey (one assist) each netted one goal. Janelle Williams and Ray Ann Dettrey pitched in single assists.
"We worked the ball around very well, and we were very aggressive," said Northeast coach GraftonRay. "Sparrows Point played as well as they could with the players that they had."
The Eagles (2-0) outshot the Pointers, 22-1, as losing goalkeeper Sandy Matthei picked up 12 saves. Northeast net-minderJessica Bowman had one.
SEVERN IN 5-0 ROMP
Five different Severn players found the back of the net in a 5-0 non-league girls soccer romp over the Annapolis Area Christian School Friday.
Allison Clark,Jennifer Burns, Julie Ayers (one assist), Robin Quinton and Karyn Cairns each contributed to the Admirals' first win of the season against two defeats. Bridgette Berger added a game-high two assists.
"I think Burns would have to be the player of the game," said Severn mentor Gib Fitzpatrick. "She just played a great ballgame. It feels goodto get a win under our belts, and we're pretty optimistic about the (Catholic) league season."
Judy Taliaferro and Jen Wassif combinedfor two saves for the winners.
WASOWSKI HAS 4 GOALS
Melissa Wasowski burned the Southern defense for four goals as
St. Mary's trounced their 0-1 hosts, 6-0, in a non-league field hockey contest Friday.
Robin Lanasa and Jen Naccari added a goal apiece for the 2-0 Saints, while Kim Maiste, Rebecca Winegrad, Kristine Manning, Renee Kretkowski and Megan Coakley dealt out single assists.
Bulldog goalie Tracy Miller turned back 10 out of 20 St. Mary's shots, while Margaret Pantall saved two of nine Southern attempts.
SEVERN WINS THIRD
Host Severn ran its record to 3-0 with a 2-0 triumph over Sts. Peter and Paul in a Friday field hockey tilt.