Harvard-bound senior Matt Primm matched his uniform number with seven goals as No. 5-ranked McDonogh romped, 17-4, over No. 7 Calvert Hall in Owings Mills yesterday.
Owen Daly scored three more goals for the Eagles. Brad Dumont and Pat Shek scored twice each and Brian McGregor, Walid Hajj and Brennan Adams each added one goal.
Goalie Rob Scherr, called "a great leader on the field" by McDonogh's coach, surrendered only two goals for McDonogh (17-1), the first four minutes into the second half with his team up 8-0.
Calvert Hall (3-2) scored twice late in the game after Scherr exited to the applause of home-field fans.
Primm started the scoring just 33 seconds into the game and struck again at the 4: 39 mark. Daly, who will attend Princeton thisfall, scored the first of his goals on a 30-foot rocket that gave McDonogh a 3-0 lead after one quarter.
With its defense continuing to be stingy behind Scherr's leadership, McDonogh added four more goals in the second quarter to take a 7-0 halftime lead.
The Eagles built their biggest lead, 17-2, before coach Jake Reed pulled Scherr with 2: 44 to play. Then the Cardinals tacked on two late goals.
Pub Date: 4/07/99