Northern's volleyball streak hits 76 Thomas Stone takes 3A boys soccer title, 3-2

November 17, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Northern of Calvert County (26-0) stretched its winning streak to 76 and captured a third consecutive 4A state volleyball title with a 15-11, 13-15, 15-9, 15-12 victory over Watkins Mill (18-2) last night at Catonsville Community College.

Katy Coleman (19 kills), Allison Burroughs (nine kills) and Brandi Blevins (eight kills) combined to dominate play at the net for the Patriots, who finished 26-0.

Class 1A final: Stephanie Stambaugh had 12 kills, Cindy Sheedy had 10 kills and Erin Ness dished out 21 assists as Francis Scott Key (18-1) swept past defending state champ Williamsport -- 15-10, 15-13, 15-1 -- to win the Class 1A state championship at Catonsville Community College.

Boys soccer

Class 4A final: Matt Fleischer scored on a header with 22 minutes left as No. 6 Severna Park (13-4) dropped a 2-1 decision to Montgomery's Walt Whitman (12-5-1) in the 4A final at Old Mill leaving the Anne Arundel County team 0-7-1 in state finals.

Class 3A final: Ricky Brown scored the game-winning goal with 2: 30 left to give Charles County's Thomas Stone (17-0) a 3-2 win over Montgomery County's Walter Johnson (15-2-1) in the 3A state championship game at Old Mill.

Girls soccer

Class 4A-3A final: No. 9 Fallston (14-2-1) scored once in each half to win the Class 4A-3A championship at Dundalk Community College over No. 2 Arundel (16-2). Karen Tiedemann and reserve Nicole McNeill had the goals earned their third state title in four years.

Class 3A-2A final: Two teams making their first ever state championship game appearance, No. 5 Liberty (14-1-3) and No. 8 South River (16-0-3), battled to a 0-0 double overtime tie at Dundalk Community College.

Pub Date: 11/17/96

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