BY RANDY McROBERTS, firstname.lastname@example.org
11:41 PM EDT, September 10, 2012
Monday was a tough day for field hockey teams from Fallston and Harford Tech with both losing in Cecil County.
Fallston suffered a one-goal defeat on the road at North East. The Indians, who led at halftime, 1-0, edged the Cougars, 2-1.
Danielle McDiarmid had Fallston's lone goal unassisted.
Cobras are shut out
Harford Tech traveled to Bo Manor Monday and lost, 4-0. The Cobras trailed at the half, 1-0.
Bo Manor had 15 corners in the game and Tech had none. Tech goalie Hannah Snyder had 20 saves.
Huskies win Marriotts Ridge Tournament
Patterson Mill won Marriotts Ridge Tournament Saturday with a pair of victories. The Huskies started with an 8-1 win over Liberty.
Scoring for the Huskies, Mariel Castronova and Alyssa Jourdan each had two goals. Single goal scorers were Alex Lebovic, Julie Sibbesen, Katie Meek and Ronelle Bautista.
Linnea Gonzales had four assists, while Bautista, Meek and Abby Wisnewski each had one assist.
Huskies keeper Maddie Hedrick had two saves in goal.
In the final, Patterson Mill beat host Marriotts Ridge, 3-1.
Gonzales tallied two goals and Castronova had one in the win.
Hedrick had three saves in goal.
Mustangs lose first game
C. Milton Wright suffered its first loss of the season Saturday in the championship game of the River Hill tournament. The Mustangs fell to the host team, 2-1.
In the championship, CMW opened the scoring with a goal from senior Riley Williams, off a pass from Brooke Williams. River Hill tied it before halftime and converted the go-ahead goal 10 minutes into the second half. Goalie Sydney Rhodes was credited with 15 saves in the loss.
The Mustangs advanced to the championship with a 2-0 victory over a tough Seton Keough squad. Kendall Barry opened the scoring off an assist from Haley Matthai in the first half and the halftime score stood at 1-0. Early in the second half, Sabrina Rhodes' flick off a pass from Emily Jachelski gave the Mustang's their second goal. CMW goalies Sydney Rhodes and Nicole Leighty shut out Seton Keough. Leighty was credited with seven saves and Rhodes with one.
CMW's outstanding defensive performance, allowing just two total goals in the tournament, was anchored not only by the goalies, but also by defensive left back, Bethany Riley.
Hawks split two
North Harford split a pair of games at the Mt. Hebron Tournament on Saturday. The Hawks opened with a 3-2 win over Urbana. North Harford goals were scored by Becca Rinaca (2) and Rachel Baca. Assists went to Maddy Dolinar and Audrey Byrd. North Harford played three goalies. Abby Phillips had eight saves, Amanda Carter had five and Jessica Hart had four.
In the championship game, host Mt. Hebron edged the Hawks, 2-1. The game was scoreless at halftime. North Harford's goal was scored by Kara Parks. Goalie Phillips made five saves. Mt. Hebron goals were scored by Alley Unknhole and Tianna Wallpher.
The Hawks got strong performances from midfielders Katie Owens, Audrey Byrd, Rachel Baca and Bailey Saneman.
Cougars lose twice
Fallston lost twice Saturday at the Nyborg Tournament hosted by Roland Park Country School. The Cougars were blanked by Severna Park, 2-0, before losing in overtime to Westminister, 2-1. The Cougars lone goal was scored by Marisa Perfetti unassisted.
Bobcats still unbeaten
Bel Air's field hockey team improved its record to 3-0 with a road victory Friday afternoon in Howard County. The Bobcats scored a goal in the first half and then three more in the second to beat Centennial, 4-2.
Jessica Vasquez tallied the Bobcats first goal with an assist from Claire Howard.
Bel Air's second half goal started with Madison Healey scoring on a penalty stroke. Kailee Chavis followed with a goal, assisted by Healey. Judy Yurkofsky closed out the Bel Air scoring with the assisted from Tori Gryglewski.
Centennial's goals were scored by Kay Kelly.
Bel Air starting goalie Meghan Mingioni had 12 saves. Back-up goalie Savannah Garcia came into the game in the second half and made three saves.
Mother nature gets a win
Lightning and thunder were in Pylesville Friday afternoon and the combination caused the postponement of the Aberdeen (0-1) at North Harford (0-1) game. No makeup date has been set.
CMW wins Thursday
C. Milton Wright's field hockey team is off to a 2-0 start after winning its second straight overtime game Thursday. The Mustangs beat visiting St. Paul's School for Girls, 3-2, in a come-from-behind effort.
The Mustangs got on the scoreboard first when Haley Matthai, a sophomore forward, converted a feed from fellow sophomore Sabrina Rhodes, just six minutes into the contest.
St. Paul's scored two goals late in the half for a 2-1 halftime lead. CMW, however, evened the game when Sabrina Rhodes' reverse sweep found the back of the net.
In overtime, Matthai notched her second goal to send the Mustangs into the win column.
CMW sophomore goalie Sydney Rhodes was credited with six saves while defending against nine penalty corners. Junior goalie Nicole Leighty also saw action for the Mustangs, making four saves and nullifying two penalty corners.
Strong performances were put in by CMW midfielders Maggie Gallagher, Emily Jachelski and Brooke Williams, according to head coach Janice Rhodes.
Tech edges Harford Christian
Harford Christian visited Harford Tech Thursday in a match that needed double overtime and penalty strokes to be decided. Tech won, 5-4. Leah Edwards scored three goals and Stephanie Tittel scored one by penalty stroke for Harford Christian. HCS goalie Hayley Stephens had 10 saves.