Spalding girls beat McDonogh

Allen's goals lift No. 1 over No. 3 in soccer

Fall sports

October 12, 2007|By Glenn Graham | Glenn Graham,SUN REPORTER

Archbishop Spalding senior midfielder Chelsea Allen was at the right place at the right time more than once in yesterday's showdown against host McDonogh.

Her two second-half goals, both coming off corner kicks, provided the No. 1 Cavaliers with the offense they needed in a 2-0 win over No. 3 McDonogh.

The defending Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference champions improve to 14-0-1 overall and 7-0-1 in league play, while McDonogh (12-4-2) drops to 6-2 in the conference.

The game featured intensity, high skills and a fast pace. The difference came on two set pieces with Allen putting away corner kicks in the 43rd and 69th minutes. Erica Page assisted on the first goal with Teresa Doyle serving up the second.

"It was really intense. We knew McDonogh would be one of the tougher games, so everybody was really excited coming in," said Allen, who will play at Wake Forest.

The Eagles got strong efforts from juniors Megan Gibbons, Colby Rhea and Gigi Mangione.

glenn.graham@baltsun.com

Boys soccer

No. 8 Severna Park 6, Meade 1 -- Mike Rose had a hat trick to lead the visiting Falcons (9-3) past the Mustangs. Severna Park outshot Meade 16-3.

No. 15 Bel Air 1, Harford Tech 0 -- Seth Marple scored the game-winner with one minute left to lift the visiting Bobcats (10-3-1) over the Cobras (3-8).

Girls soccer

No. 4 Severna Park 7, Meade 1 -- Amanda Novy (four goals) and Jenny Thornton (three goals) accounted for all the scoring as the visiting Falcons (10-2) beat the Mustangs (5-4). Libby Hicks had the lone goal for Meade. Severna Park outshot Meade 18-6.

Loch Raven 2, No. 8 Catonsville 0 -- Sa'Sha Kershaw scored and Sam Hannibal added an insurance goal as the visiting Raiders (7-2-1) upset the Comets (10-1).

South River 1, No. 10 Arundel 0 -- Emily Cook scored on a free kick as the Seahawks (5-4-1) upset the Wildcats (8-2). Arundel outshot South River 16-12. Amanda Hedgepeth made 11 saves for Arundel.

No. 12 Institute of Notre Dame 2, Tuscarora 0 -- Mandy Marston scored twice in the first half as the host Indians (11-4-1) shut out the Titans. The Indians' Lauren Vetok made 13 saves and Tuscarora's Annie Wickett had seven.

Liberty 3, No. 15 Century 0 -- Karly Lebherz, Katie Little, Nicky Glasscock each scored a goal as the visiting Lions upset the Knights (7-3). Megan Spencer made 14 saves for Century. Liberty's Caitlin Prince had 10.

Field hockey

No. 1 South River 5, Arundel 1 -- Hope Battista had a goal and an assist, and Brooke Griffin had three assists to power the Seahawks (12-0) past the Wildcats (8-4). Virginia Jordan made two saves for the Seahawks. Kelsi Zimmerman had seven saves and Katie Rieley had five for Arundel.

No. 2 Broadneck 8, North County 0 -- Courtney Tomchik had a hat trick and Chelsea Thompson had two goals as visiting the Bruins (11-1) beat North County (2-8). Broadneck outshot North County 29-1.

No. 4 Severna Park 12, Meade 0 -- Allison Behringer had three goals and three assists as the host Falcons (10-2) shut out the Mustangs. Lauren Crum had three goals and Kaylee Pohlmeyer had two for Severna Park.

No. 6 Garrison Forest 2, Notre Dame Prep 1 -- Alex Goldstein had a goal and an assist as the host Grizzlies (11-1-1) beat the Blazers. Martha Plack scored with 12 minutes left in the first half for a 1-0 Garrison Forest lead.

No. 10 Westminster 1, Linganore 0 -- Carolyn Bonck scored the game-winner with 1:05 left in the first half to lift the visiting Owls (8-1) over the Lancers. Westminster outshot Linganore 24-2, and Kate Slade and Julie Hayes each made one save.

Volleyball

No. 4 Broadneck 3, North County 0 -- Caroline Jacobs had six kills and five aces and Shelby Greene had three kills, four aces and 15 assists to power the visiting Bruins (6-0) over the Knights (4-4). Kourtney Salvarola added seven kills, four aces and went 16-for-17 serving for Broadneck.

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