Chesapeake-AA rebounds in girls soccer

Fall sports

High Schools

October 07, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Coming off two straight losses, the Chesapeake-AA girls soccer team was in dire need of finding something positive to help return to form.

It came in the second half yesterday at No. 15 Arundel.

Faster to the ball and precise in the penalty box, the Cougars scored three times to come away with a 3-0 win that handed the Wildcats their first loss of the season.

Junior Kristen Milligan ended the scoreless tie with a header off a corner kick from Amanda Spinnenweber early in the half, and Ashley Stocks and Brooke Owen added the other goals as the Cougars improved to 7-3 overall and 5-2 in Anne Arundel. The Wildcats (7-1) are now 6-1 in the league.

"We needed this bad and I didn't know what to expect," said Chesapeake coach Jerry McBee, whose Cougars lost in the final minute against Broadneck on Friday before falling, 4-1, at the Institute of Notre Dame earlier in the week. "The best defense is a good offense and we just said to get it down there."

Glenn P. Graham

Field hockey

No. 11 Chesapeake-AA 4, Arundel 2 -- The host Cougars (8-3) got two goals off penalty strokes, including Erin Majerowicz's insurance goal with 12:30 remaining. Kara Zimmerman kept the Wildcats within striking distance with 18 saves.

Volleyball

No. 15 Mount de Sales 3, Spalding 1 -- Kristina Mercier led the visiting Sailors (10-1, 6-1) with 16 kills, including five in the last game, as they defeated the Cavaliers, 25-22, 25-17, 24-26 and 25-19. Setter Lindsay Driggers had 31 assists.

[See results pg 6F]

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