Varsity roundup: Shanahan's OT goal helps Spalding edge St. Mary's in field hockey

No. 6 Seahawks upset No. 2 Bruins in volleyball, 3-0

September 17, 2014|From Sun staff reports

Erin Shanahan scored on a penalty stroke five minutes into overtime to lift top-ranked Archbishop Spalding (5-0) to a 1-0 field hockey victory over host St. Mary's (0-3) on Tuesday.

Girls volleyball

No. 6 South River d. No. 2 Broadneck, 3-0: Madison Carter went 10-for-11 serving with 17 kills to lead the Seahawks (3-0) past the host Bruins (2-1), 25-21, 25-19, 25-18.

Bob Hough

Baltimore Sun Media Group

No. 10 Mount Hebron d. No. 12 Reservoir, 3-1: Reeana Richardson had 20 kills to power the host Vikings (3-0) past the Gators (2-1).

Mount Hebron won, 13-25, 25-20, 26-24, 26-24.

Boys soccer

No. 5 River Hill 1, Howard 0: Mike Heitzman scored on a penalty kick in overtime to lift the host Hawks (5-0) over the Lions (2-1).

Football

McDonogh No. 1: McDonogh took over the No. 1 spot in this week's Maryland High School Football Media State Poll, supplanting DeMatha thanks to the Eagles' win over nationally ranked Elder (Ohio) on Friday night.

The defending Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference champs improved to 2-1 with their 24-14 win in Cincinnati.

That combined with DeMatha's loss to La Salle (Pa.) boosted McDonogh to the top spot, with 10 first-place votes.

Katherine Dunn

Girls lacrosse

Coach hired: Caroline Cochran, a four-year starter at St. Mary's, was hired as South River's coach.

Cochran's friend and college roommate Sam Farrell stepped down to accept a coaching position in California.

"Last year was a great experience working under Sam," said Cochran, the St.Mary's High School Athlete of the Year in 2008.

"The parents and players and everyone on the athletic support staff has been so gracious to all of us. "

Bob Hough

Baltimore Sun Media Group

Baltimore Sun staff contributed to this article.

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