Roundup: Spalding beats South River in field hockey, 3-2, in OT

Liberty football falls late; Loyola soccer victorious

September 13, 2014|From Sun staff reports

No. 1 Archbishop Spalding (3-0) took down No. 4 South River (2-1) in an nonconference field hockey overtime game, 3-2, on Friday.

The Cavaliers' Erin Shanahan scored two goals, including the game-winner. Blaine Donnelly scored Spalding's other goal to spark the victory.


Walkersville 21, Liberty 20: Everett Polzin ran up the middle for a 5-yard touchdown and the ensuing extra point put Walkersville ahead of Liberty by one with 34 seconds remaining.

Liberty got as far as the Walkersville 38-yard line in a desperation effort to win, but an interception ended the game, handing Liberty a loss.

Coming out of halftime with the score tied at 14, both teams drove up and down the field, but neither could score. Until Liberty (1-1) struck for the third time of the game early in the fourth quarter.

Brian Haines,

Baltimore Sun Media Group

Boys soccer

No. 3 Loyola Blakefield 4, No. 4 St.Paul's 1: The Dons (3-1) scored three first-half goals to knock off the Crusaders (2-1).

David Mangione, Gavin Barger, Avionne Flanagan and Sean Clarke scored for Loyola, while Brady White scored St. Paul's lone goal. The Dons outshot the Crusaders 14-3.

Girls soccer

Edgewood 7, North East 0: The Rams erupted for seven goals to shut out North East.

Caitlin Rankin scored two goals and finished with two assists for Edgewood, while Alyssa Rankin finished with one goal and one assist.

Centennial 3, Atholton 2: Senior Anna Mitchell picked up a pass from freshman Kirsten Wikner at midfield, pushed the ball around a couple of defenders and sprinted toward the goal with three minutes left in regulation.

Mitchell then deftly put the ball into the corner of the near post, giving the Eagles a victory over the Raiders. It was the first game in six meetings between the teams that did not go into overtime.

Todd Karpovich,

For The Baltimore Sun

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