McDonogh boys win soccer crown

Agorsor lifts No. 1 Eagles to MIAA `A' title

Fall sports

October 26, 2007|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Chris Agorsor scored his 20th and 21st goals of the season and added an assist as top-ranked McDonogh boys soccer shut out host Gilman, 3-0, yesterday.

The Eagles (18-3) clinched the regular-season MIAA A Conference title and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs with the win.

A McDonogh loss to the Greyhounds (9-8-1) coupled with a 3-1 Archbishop Curley loss to Mount St. Joseph on Tuesday could have resulted in a two-way tie for first.

McDonogh coach Steve Nichols called the field conditions "sloppy," but was thankful to have Agorsor back after a hip flexor injury.

"He missed 3 1/2 games, but he's scored 21 goals in 10 games," Nichols said.

McDonogh goalie Tommy Caso had his 18th shutout of the season, a school record.

No. 12 Mount St. Joseph 3, No. 11 Loyola 1 -- Jay Huffman and Chris Coello gave the host Gaels (13-6) a 2-0 lead with 27 minutes left in the game as they upset the Dons. Steven Levine had Loyola's goal.

Arlington Baptist 3, Calvary Baptist 2 -- The visiting Eagles (7-6-1) trailed 2-0 at the half before tying the game and forcing overtime, where they won the shootout 3-1 in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Regional Christian Schools Tournament.

Field hockey

No. 1 South River 9, Leonardtown 0 -- Kaitlin Maloy had three goals and two assists as the host Seahawks (15-1) shut out the Raiders (9-6) in Class 4A East. South River faces Chesapeake-AA in Tuesday's semifinal. South River outshot Leonardtown, 26-2, and led 6-0 at the half.

No. 2 Broadneck 4, Old Mill 0 -- Brigitte Strother had two goals and Lyndsi Jackson had a goal and two assists as the Bruins (15-1) shut out the visiting Patriots (7-8).

No. 4 Severna Park 12, Thomas Stone 0 -- Kristen Miller and Hayley Rausch each scored twice as the host Falcons (12-3) shut out the Cougars in the Class 4A East. Severna Park outshot Thomas Stone, 33-0. The Falcons face Broadneck on Tuesday at 3:30.

No. 5 Fallston 18, Dundalk 0 -- Krissy Fusco had four goals to lead 10 scorers as the host Cougars (12-2-1) shutout the Owls (2-11) in Class 3A North. The Cougars face the winner of North Harford-Towson in Tuesday's semifinal.

No. 6 Westminster 2, Perry Hall 0 -- Sarah Barnes and Carolyn Bonck each scored a goal as the host Owls (12-1) beat the Gators in the Class 4A North region.

No. 9 Chesapeake-AA 2, Arundel 1 -- Jessica Crane scored the game-winner with 2:14 left in the game to lift the host Cougars (12-3) over the Wildcats (9-6) in Class 4A East. Chesapeake faces the winner of South River-Leonardtown in Tuesday's semifinal.

No. 14 Centennial 3, Wilde Lake 0 -- Sarah Parks had two goals and Mollie Vorel had a goal and an assist all in the first half to lead the visiting Eagles (13-2) past the Wildcats in Class 3A East.

Long Reach 4, Annapolis 0 -- Kelli Battista and Becky Randel each had two goals and Katharyn Dembowski made seven saves as the host Lightning (7-6) shut out the Panthers in Class 3A South. Long Reach faces Centennial on Tuesday.

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