The visiting and second-ranked Boys' Latin lacrosse team scored the first four goals of the second half to break a 5-5 tie, then went on to defeat No. 12 Mount St. Joseph, 11-7, yesterday to move into first place in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference.
The Lakers improved to 7-1 in conference play (13-1 overall) to stay a half game ahead of top-ranked Loyola and move one game ahead of St. Paul's, which lost to No. 7 Calvert Hall.
Freshman Brett Weiss scored three goals to lead the Lakers. Chris Read and Conor Larkin added two goals each.
The Gaels (7-8) scored twice in the final 10 seconds of the third quarter to cut the lead to 9-7 before the Lakers pulled away in the fourth. Boys' Latin, which plays Loyola at 1 p.m. tomorrow, outshot the Gaels 41-16.
No. 1 Loyola 11, No. 6 St. Mary's 8: The visiting Dons built a six-goal lead before halftime and cruised past the Saints.
Ben Rubeor and Andrew Baird each scored three times in the win.
No. 5 McDonogh 10, No. 8 Severn 1: Joe Pike stopped a career-high 22 shots to pace the Eagles (18-3, 6-2 MIAA A Conference), who blanked the host Admirals (6-7, 2-6) after halftime.
No. 10 Broadneck 12, Chesapeake-AA 6: Josh Peck and Kyle Bloomfield each scored three times, Pat Simpson made 13 saves and the visiting Bruins improved to 10-0.
No. 1 St. Paul's 8, No. 14 Bryn Mawr 4: The visiting Gators (13-1-1, 10-1-1) clinched the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference regular-season title with the win over the Mawrtians (7-9-1, 4-7-1), who fell behind 5-1 at halftime.
Megan Del Monte led all scorers with four goals for St. Paul's, which earned the top seed and a first-round bye in the league tournament next week.
No. 5 Seton Keough 15, Garrison Forest 7: Kirby Houck's four first-half goals kept the visiting Grizzlies (3-10-1, 0-10-1 IAAM A Conference) close early, but Kerry Shea scored four of her six goals after the break to help the Gators (14-3-2, 8-2-2) pull away.
No. 8 St. Mary's 11, No. 12 Roland Park 2: Jenna Hubbard scored five goals and midfielder Kelly Gonzales had four goals and three assists to lead the Saints (9-5).
After falling behind 1-0, St. Mary's scored nine straight goals.
No. 1 Chesapeake-AA 17, Annapolis 0: The visiting Cougars improved to 14-1, getting a third-inning grand slam from Steve Phillipp.
No. 8 Glenelg 7, Wilde Lake 6: Jeff Dulaney pitched three no-hit innings to pick up the win in relief for the Gladiators (12-3).
No. 12 Centennial 1, Atholton 0: Mike Lance's single scored Bryce Becker in the second inning, lifting the host Eagles (13-3, 12-1 Howard County).
No. 1 Chesapeake-AA 15, Annapolis 0: Brooke Owen was 4-for-4 with two triples and three RBIs for the host Cougars (14-2, 11-1 Anne Arundel County).
No. 3 Severna Park 10, Meade 2: Kaila Jenkins struck out 15 to lead the visiting Falcons past the Mustangs.
No. 6 Westminster 3, Liberty 1: Stacy Davis out-dueled Lauren Locklear for seven innings to lift the visiting Owls (11-0) past the Lions (9-5).
No. 10 Northeast 3, Broadneck 0: Ashley Gray threw a no-hitter for the host Eagles (9-4), striking out 12. Courtney Carroll was the only Bruin to reach base, on an error in the sixth.
Perry Hall 2, No. 11 Dulaney 0: Sarah Plummer blanked the Lions (10-3), scattering eight hits for the Gators (9-3).