McDonogh beats St. Mary's, 2-1, on Kimberling's 2nd-half goal

October 24, 1992|By Roch Eric Kubatko | Roch Eric Kubatko,Staff Writer

McDonogh continued its recent hex over St. Mary's yesterday with a 2-1 victory in a Catholic League A Division game.

Senior striker Ann Kimberling scored less than two minutes into the second half, breaking a 1-1 tie and giving the co-No. 6 Eagles (13-2-1, 7-1-1) their second win over No. 10 St. Mary's (6-3-3, 3-3-3) this season.

Last year, the Saints defeated McDonogh twice during the regular season, but were upset by the Eagles, 3-2, in a shootout in the Catholic League tournament semifinals. And McDonogh rallied for two second-half goals to prevail, 2-1, earlier this month.

"I think you see a program on the rise," said Eagles co-coach Maurice Boylan. "St. Mary's has been a dominant team in the league for years. They get excellent players from the Severna Park area and they're well-coached. But we're winning a few games and there's an excitement on campus about this team."

Kimberling's decisive shot, which was set up by a pass from Debra Hantman, glanced off the hand of St. Mary's keeper Erin Hon and into the net. McDonogh continued to control the ball after that, leaving the Saints with no chance to tie the game.

St. Mary's took a 1-0 lead 12 minutes into the game when Tricia Monmaney lofted a pass from midfield to a streaking Melissa Holmes, who tapped the ball past McDonogh keeper Sarah Manekin. It was Holmes' fifth goal of the year, and her second against the Eagles.

"The thing I was most impressed with was, after that ball went into the goal, we ran after the ball, grabbed it, put it back at midfield, and they were ready to go again," Boylan said. "It didn't faze them. The old McDonogh team from last year would have been bummed out. But that kind of fired us up."

The Eagles were denied repeatedly in the first half, until Debbie Johnson gathered a loose ball and scored from about 10 yards out to tie the game at 1-1.

* Mercy 2, Spalding 0: Jenni Hershberger scored both goals for the Sharpshooters (4-6-2, 4-4-2) in their win over the Cavaliers in a Catholic League A Division game.

* Towson 6, Hereford 1: G.C. Calzetta had a hat trick to lead the Generals (7-1-2, 6-0-1) past the Bulls in Baltimore County 2A-1A action.

* Western 3, Lake Clifton 0: Tiffany Chaplinski and Amy Flichman each had one goal to pace host Western (4-3-1,5-1) over Lake Clifton (3-3).

* Seton Keough 9, Towson Catholic 2: Eleanor Miller's hat trick paced the Gators (7-3-1, 7-1-1) past Catholic League B Division foe Towson Catholic.

* Southern-AA 1, North County 1, 2OT: Becky Archambo scored for Southern (3-6-1) and Tracy Mrazeck scored for North County (2-7-1) in the Anne Arundel County tie.

* City 2, Poly 0: Jessica Krick and Marisol McMacken scored to lead City (6-1, 6-1) past Poly in a City-Wide league game.

* Franklin 2, Perry Hall 0: Jennifer Cooper stopped 21 shots, and Jill Smith and Stacie Lotterer each scored a goal as host Franklin (7-1-1, 7-1) upset No. 11 Perry Hall (6-2-1, 6-2), in a Baltimore County 4A-3A game.

* John Carroll 3, Catholic 0: Three players scored as co-No. 6 John Carroll (8-1-3, 6-1-3) defeated visiting Catholic (5-6-3, 1-5-3) in a Catholic League A Division game.

* Loch Raven 3, Chesapeake-BC 0: Robin Harry scored all three goals as No. 13 Loch Raven (7-3, 5-1) defeated visiting Chesapeake (3-3, 3-3) in a Baltimore County 2A-1A game.

* Wilde Lake 2, Howard 1: Junior midfielder Natt Froman scored the game-winner at the 24-minute mark of the second as visiting Wilde Lake (6-3-1, 3-1-1) downed Howard in a Howard County game. Junior midfielder Renny Trellis opened the scoring at the 20-minute mark of the second. Senior forward Camille Powell added Howard's lone goal with five minutes left.

* Centennial 4, Oakland Mills 0: Natalie Rich scored a goal and an assist to lead the Eagles (8-1, 5-1) past the Scorpions in Howard County action.

* Mount Hebron 4, Glenelg 0: Shannon Otto scored two goals to lead No. 15 Mount Hebron (6-3, 3-2) over Glenelg (2-6, 1-2) in a Howard County game.

* Catonsville 2, Parkville 1: Amy Kuehnl scored the game winner with 1:15 remaining in the game to lift host Catonsville (6-3, 6-3) over Parkville (6-4, 5-3) in a Baltimore County 4A-3A game.

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