Mount Hebron girls upset River Hill Second-half splurge sinks 10th-ranked Hawks, 4-2


October 17, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Unranked Mount Hebron stunned 10th-ranked River Hill with two goals in the first four minutes of the second half on the way to a 4-2 win in girls soccer yesterday.

The loss was the Hawks' first in Howard County.

Freshman Julie Napolitano scored her second goal in the 30th minute to give Mount Hebron (8-3 overall, 5-1 league ) a 2-1 halftime lead. River Hill (8-3, 5-1) missed a penalty kick just before halftime.

Jen Hazel scored off an assist from Katie Elliott two minutes into the second half, and Elliott scored on her own corner kick two minutes later. Kerry Brown and Rashida Walcott scored for River Hill.

No. 6 Hammond 3, Oakland Mills 1: Jenny Jones broke a 1-1 tie with 10 minutes left to help the Bears (9-0-1) defeat the host Scorpions.

Katie Nutter gave the Scorpions a 1-0 halftime lead, but Erin Davis tied the score 10 minutes into the second half. Sarah Walker also scored for Hammond.

No. 12 Bel Air 1, Parkville 1: Kristi Eyler's goal with 25 minutes left in regulation tied the game for the host Bobcats (8-1-2). Stephanie Curnoles scored to give Parkville a 1-0 halftime lead. Lindsay Bugda had nine saves for Bel Air, and Heather Rock eight for Parkville.

No. 14 Centennial 2, Wilde Lake 0: Maggie Via scored both goals and Erica Neiman recorded her fourth shutout of the season to lead the Eagles over the visiting Wildecats. Mandy Zachmann assisted one of Via's goals.

Boys soccer

No. 10 Wilde Lake 3, Centennial 1: Ian Rodway, Dan Solee and Forrest Watson scored to lead the Wildecats over the visiting Eagles. Philip Kiracofe scored for Centennial.

Field hockey

No. 1 Roland Park 6, Oldfields 0: Elizabeth Ryan and Allison Higgins each scored a pair of goals in leading the Reds (15-0-1) to their 12th shutout in 16 games.

No. 6 St. Paul's 1, No. 11 Hereford 0: Hillary Polk-Williams scored the game's only goal with 23: 20 left in the first half to lead the Gators (7-2-1) over the host Bulls (8-2).

No. 9 Centennial 2, River Hill 1 OT: Senior Liz Kurpe scored on a penalty stroke with 4: 30 left in the first overtime as the Eagles (10-2, 7-0) held off the visiting Hawks (6-5-1, 4-3) in a Howard County game. The penalty stroke was called when Centennial's Jessica Manzone attacked the goal, and River Hill goalie Carly Jones prevented the ball from being played.

Manzone gave Centennial a 1-0 halftime lead, and Kristi Kruger tied it for River Hill with 6: 38 remaining in regulation. The goal was the first Centennial has allowed against Howard County teams this season.

No. 10 Mount Hebron 2, Howard 1: Katie Jeschke's two goals led the host Vikings (8-4) to victory over the Lions. Holly Purcell and Sara Cavey each had an assist for Mount Hebron.

No. 12 Hammond 2, Long Reach 0: Rachel Harris and Lauren Snyder scored to lead the Golden Bears (8-1-1, 6-1) over the visiting Lightning (5-7, 3-4).

No. 13 Catonsville 2, Pikesville 1, 2OT: Sarah Slaskosky scored with 2: 01 left in the second overtime to lift the host Comets (9-1-1) over the Panthers in the final regular-season game for both schools. Catonsville's Tara MacLeod scored in the 21st minute to force overtime. Amy Roth gave Pikesville a 1-0 lead at halftime.

No. 15 St. Mary's 2, Chesapeake-AA 1: Gretchen Awalt and Courtney Thornton scored second-half goals two minutes apart to lead the Saints (9-3-3) over the Cougars (7-3-3).

Pub Date: 10/17/98

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