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.