BY RANDY McROBERTS, email@example.com
11:04 AM EDT, October 16, 2012
A handful of field hockey teams played their final regular season games Monday as each prepares for upcoming regional playoffs.
At Harford Tech, the Cobras and visiting Havre de Grace met in an UCBAC Susquehanna Division finale for both. Tech (2-4-1 league, 4-6-1 overall) jumped ahead, 2-0, at the half and went on to a 4-0 win over Havre de Grace (0-7, 0-12).
Scoring for Tech were Tyler Bethke, Brittany Kapustensky, Brooke Fullem and Courtney Poole. Fullem and Mikaela Hairston each had two assist.
Huskies edged by Comets
Patterson Mill (4-7-1) closed out its season with a 2-1 non-league loss to visiting Catonsville.
Mariel Castronova netted the lone Huskies goal unassisted. No other stats were legible due to the heavy rain that moved into the area in the late afternoon.
CMW clinches Chesapeake title
C. Milton Wright secured the UCBAC Chesapeake Division title Thursday with a hard-fought, 1-0 victory over visiting North Harford.
After a scoreless first half and with 7:43 remaining in the game, sophomore Sabrina Rhodes scored the game-winner on a pass during a penalty corner from senior Riley Williams.
CMW defensive play was led by sophomore goalie Sydney Rhodes, who notched seven saves in the win.
"It was a total team effort with superb defensive play from backs Riley Williams, Emilee Halley and Bethany Riley and midfielders Maggie Gallagher, Emily Jachelski and Brooke Williams," coach Janice Rhodes said.
The Mustangs will play in the UCBAC Championship tonight (Wednesday. The game is set for 6 p.m. at Edgewood and the opponent will be Susquehanna champion Perryville, a 1-0 winner over North East in Friday's division deciding game.
Bobcats get first league win
The Bel Air field hockey team earned its first Chesapeake Division win Friday, shutting out host Rising Sun, 1-0, in overtime.
Bel Air's (1-5, 5-6) Tori Gryglewski scored the game-winner with three minutes left in overtime.
Bobcats goalie Meghan Mingioni had seven saves in the win.
Eagles top Mariners in strokes
Aberdeen and host Joppatowne needed penalty strokes to decide Friday's Susquehanna game, won by the Eagles, 3-2. The teams were tied 2-2 through regulation and overtime play.
Aberdeen (3-3-1, 4-6-1) was ahead 2-0 on goals by Aria Real and Megan Lutrey, but Joppatowne (4-3, 7-4) evened the score with a pair of goals in the final 10 minutes.
Rodneisha Scott scored unassisted to get the Mariners on the scoreboard and with four minutes left in the game, Sarah Appel scored on a cross assist by Ashley Martinez.
Aberdeen won the strokes, 2-0, on goals from Caroline Huang and Ana Neuman.
Joppatowne goalie April Kinyua had 10 saves and Aberdeen goalie Abby Harrison had 15 saves.