Greater Grace boys win Christian national title Crusaders top Fla. team, team, 2-0, finish 20-0-2

Soccer roundup

November 07, 1998|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Greater Grace capped off an unbeaten boys soccer season and perfect run through the Christian National Soccer Tournament with a 2-0 victory over Florida's Grace Christian in Dayton, Tenn., yesterday.

John Capello and Derek McElliott scored for the Crusaders (20-0-2), who posted their ninth shutout behind strong defense from Ben Tanguay, Jesse Norton and goalkeeper Tim Roberg (seven saves).

The Northeast Baltimore school's team did not allow a goal in four tournament games.

No. 3 Mount Hebron 3, Long Reach 1: David Lechtrecher had a goal in each half to lead the Vikings (14-1-1) in the Class 2A South semifinal. Nathan Rauscher also scored for Mount Hebron. Matt White had two assists. Brent Spranklin scored for Long Reach (8-6-2).

No. 5 Oakland Mills 1, Hammond 0: Brian Grund's 22nd-minute goal was enough to send the Scorpions (14-2) to the Class 1A South region finals.

No. 8 Chesapeake-AA 3, Glen Burnie 1: Dustin Abey and Adrian Titus both had first-half goals to lead the Cougars (14-3) over the Gophers (10-4-1) in a Class 4A East region semifinal.

Perry Hall 1, Patterson 0, 2OT: Fred Jonjo's goal with less than 30 seconds left in the second overtime period lifted the Gators (11-4-2) to a Class 4A North region semifinal victory. Jason Holderness got the assist. The Gators host Mervo at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Mervo 4, Northwestern 0: Orien Romero scored twice off corner kicks, both by Russell Lester, in the Mustangs' Class 4A North semifinal win. Omar Romero also had a goal and an assist.

Dundalk 1, Woodlawn 0: Tony Johnson scored with an assist from Steve Custer four minutes into the second half as the Owls (5-8-1) advanced to the Class 3A East region final.

Franklin 5, North Harford 1: Pathik Rami and John Schuster each had a goal and an assist as the visiting Indians (13-2) defeated the Hawks (6-6) in a Class 2A North semifinal. Franklin hosts Patapsco at 3 p.m. Tuesday for the region title.

Girls soccer

No. 6 River Hill 1, No. 13 Mount Hebron 0: The Hawks (13-3) avenged a regular-season loss to the Vikings (11-5) on Shannon Jackson's goal in the 66th minute. Vikings goalkeeper Kaitlin Porter had 15 saves in the Class 2A South regional semifinal. The Hawks and Centennial play for the regional title Tuesday night at Howard.

Centennial 5, Howard 1: Alexia Vogler and Jane Williams each scored twice and Stacie Tokasz had two assists to lead the Eagles (10-6) past host Howard in a Class 2A South regional semifinal. Vogler scored first off a corner kick 37 seconds into the game, and the Eagles led 5-0 before Jevne Reid scored for the Lions (3-13) in the 73rd minute.

No. 9 Hereford 1, Sparrows Point 0: Missy Mueller's 23rd goal of the season, deflecting a shot by Hollis Botti in the 33rd minute, put the visiting Bulls (14-3) into the Class 1A South region finals.

No. 15 Perry Hall 6, Patterson 0: Hope Dow scored 15 minutes into the game to spark the host Gators (10-2-1) to their ninth shutout in a Class 4A North semifinal. Robyn Scrivani scored twice. Molly McCaffery, Danielle Outen and Julie Burke added single goals. Dulaney visits the Gators for the title at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Dulaney 7, Western 0: Samantha Brennan's three goals and an assist and Julia Hughey's goal and two assists led host Lions (10-4) to their Class 4A North semifinal win. Tracy Mullaney, Kathryn Kozlakowski and Ashley Nesbitt also scored.

Loch Raven 4, Western T&E 1: Ashley Froman scored three times, and Anne Mobley added another goal in the visiting

Raiders (13-3-1) Class 2A North semifinal win. The Raiders and Towson meet for the region title Tuesday.

Towson 2, Joppatowne 1 2OT: Bria Martin's second goal, with five minutes left in overtime, gave the Generals (9-5) the Class 2A North semifinal. The Mariners led early on Becky Sullens' goal.

Northeast 3, Calvert 2: Karen Kotofski's 25-yard goal off a pass from Kim Blotzer with 15 minutes left lifted the host Eagles (11-5) to the Class 3A East region final. Ashley Anastase tied the game with an unassisted goal 10 minutes into the second half. Northeast hosts Broadneck in Tuesday's region final.

Broadneck 3, James M. Bennett 2 OT: Stephanie Jones' goal four minutes into overtime sent the Bruins (3-8-2) to their first Class 3A East region title game. Bryne Weller's early second-half goals tied the game.

Pub Date: 11/07/98

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