Friends edges St. Mary's, 1-0 Carr-Davis scores only goal in first half of battle between ranked teams

Field hockey roundup

November 04, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Deana Carr-Davis scored the only goal early in the first half to lead No. 5-ranked Friends to a 1-0 victory over No. 14 St. Mary's yesterday in the closest of four Association of Independent Schools A Division Tournament quarterfinal shutouts.

In their first trip to the semifinals in three years, the Quakers (15-3-2) will travel to meet No. 1 and unbeaten Roland Park tomorrow at 3: 15 p.m.

Yesterday, Carr-Davis converted off a pass from Molly O'Connor nine minutes into their first meeting with the Saints (11-5-5) this season. The visiting Quakers outshot St. Mary's, 6-4, and held a 9-3 advantage in penalty corners.

St. Mary's best chance to score came just before halftime, but Quakers goalkeeper Liz Yeager (seven saves) made a key stop and clear to preserve Friends' 13th shutout of the season.

No. 1 Roland Park 4, McDonogh 0: Allison Higgins, Elizabeth Ryan, Ashley Zink and Kristin Sudina scored in an AIS A Division quarterfinal victory. The host Reds (20-0-1), who got three saves from Gretchen Crook, have posted 16 shutouts. Sabrina Gill had five saves for the Eagles (5-9-4).

No. 3 Bryn Mawr 2, Notre Dame Prep 0: Jessica McAdams scored both goals and goalie Katie Coyne made three saves to preserve the host Mawrtians' 17th shutout in an AIS A Division quarterfinal. The defending champion Mawrtians (14-1-4) play host to St. Paul's in tomorrow's semifinal, a rematch of last year's title game.

No. 6 St. Paul's 4, Severn 0: Kiersten Huber scored two goals and Alison Polk-Williams and Jenny Landsman added one each as the Gators (11-3-4) blanked the Admirals (8-6-3) in an AIS A Division quarterfinal.

No. 11 Fallston 3, Kenwood 0: Jen Selin had a goal and an assist to lead the Cougars (12-3) to a Class 3A East Region semifinal victory. Kellie Watts and Kelly Biedermann also scored. The defending regional champion Cougars travel to meet James M. Bennett for the title at 3 p.m. tomorrow.

No. 12 Hereford 9, Carver A&T 0: Tracy Kessler scored four goals to lead the host Bulls (12-3) to a Class 1A North Region semifinal rout. Amanda Coleman and Julia McKibben added two goals each. The Bulls will meet Pikesville tomorrow for a chance to advance to the state tournament for a third straight year.

No. 13 Catonsville 1, Wilde Lake 0: Kara McLeod scored midway through the first half to lead the defending regional champion Comets (11-1-1) in a Class 3A North semifinal. Annie Troutman had nine saves for the host Wildecats (7-8). The Comets play host to No. 8 North Carroll at 3 p.m. tomorrow for the regional title.

Towson 4, Lansdowne 0: The host Generals (7-6-1) broke from a scoreless tie with four second-half goals, including three by Lindsay Buchanan, to defeat the Vikings in a Class 2A North semifinal. Buchanan's first goal five minutes into the second half proved to be the clincher. The defending regional champs meet North Harford tomorrow for the title.

Glenelg Country School 1, Key School 1: Glenelg won the shootout on Liz Clark's goal to advance in an AIS B Division quarterfinal game. The host Dragons (5-5-3) also got a regulation goal from Christine Corkran while Sonja Olson scored for Key. Glenelg will play host to Lutheran in tomorrow's 3: 15 p.m. semifinal.

Lutheran 3, St. Timothy's 0: In the AIS B Division tournament, Laura Hughes, Nadia Abid and Jessica Salter scored to give the host Saints (3-10-2) a quarterfinal win.

Oldfields 2, Seton Keough 1: Kristan May scored the game-winner as Oldfields advanced in an AIS B Division semifinal. Betsy Rosen also scored for the hosts. Oldfields travels to meet top-seeded John Carroll, which had a bye yesterday, in tomorrow's 3: 15 p.m. semifinal.

Pub Date: 11/04/98

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