After a scoreless first half, the No. 8 Calvert Hall soccer team responded with two quick goals on its way to a 2-1 victory over No. 2 McDonogh on Tuesday.
Connor Walsh and John Tune scored for the visiting Cardinals (9-3-1) in the 51st and 55th minute, respectively. Mike Gamble was quick to put the Eagles (14-3-1) on the board and cut the deficit to one in the 60th minute.
Despite the offensive pressure McDonogh applied for the remainder of the game, the Cardinals prevented the Eagles from scoring again.
"It's a pretty big win," Calvert Hall coach Andy Moore said. "We got two early goals in the second half and McDonogh applied great offensive pressure, but our defense held and John Dillon played a great game.
Dillon made eight saves in the victory, while Mike Dunbar recorded both of the Cardinals' assists.
No. 1 River Hill 3, Hammond 0: Jack Noonan scored his ninth goal of the season and Tommy Krug scored his eighth as the visiting Hawks (12-0-1) beat the Bears.
Noonan, Krug and Tomi Williams each finished with a goal and an assist.
Goalkeeper Nick Voyton recorded six saves in his seventh shutout of the season.
No. 46 Wilde Lake 1, Oakland Mills 0, OT: Alex Dreissen scored an unassisted goal in the 84th minute to break a scoreless tie and give the host Wildecats (11-0-2) the victory over the Raiders.
No. 7 Mount St. Joseph 3, No. 3 Gilman 2: Jalen Robinson scored twice, including the game-winner with 18 minutes left, to lift the visiting Gaels (10-3-1) over the Greyhounds. Mount St. Joseph took the lead twice only to have Gilman even it up.
No. 11 Reservoir 6, Long Reach 0: Senior Jake Coccio scored two goals and added two assists on Reservoir's Senior Night to give the host Gators (9-3-1) the victory over the Lightning. Nikhil Kanna also scored a goal and added an assist.
No. 14 Archbishop Curley 2, Archbishop Spalding 0: The host Friars (7-7-1) got goals from Michael Sauers and Eric Spalt in their victory over the Cavaliers. Curley goalkeeper recorded five saves.
No. 6 Marriotts Ridge 2, Atholton 0: Katie Kanner scored a goal and added an assist as the visiting Mustangs (10-1-1) defeated the Raiders (4-5-2).
No. 12 Glenelg 4, Howard 0: Bethany Ferrick scored her first two goals of the season to lift the host Gladiators (7-2-2) over the Lions. Glenelg has recorded six consecutive shutouts behind junior goalkeeper Brooke Carey.
No. 5 Century 4, Urbana 1: Casey McCorkell had two goals and an assist to power the visiting Knights (10-1) past the Hawks.
No. 8 Patterson Mill 5, North East 0: Emily Keelsing scored a goal and added an assist to lead the host Huskies past the Indians to win the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference championship. Goalie Gabby Brooks made six saves.
No. 10 Garrison Forest 1, No. 14 Archbishop Spalding 0: Ali Flax scored the game-winning goal, off an assist by Claire Forbes, 5:25 into the second half to lift the host Grizzlies (13-2-1) past the Cavaliers (9-6-1).
No. 1 Centennial d. Long Reach, 3-0: Sam Brostrom recorded seven kills and six aces and Liz Brown added six kills to pave the way as the visiting Eagles beat the Lightning.