BY RANDY McROBERTS, firstname.lastname@example.org
10:30 PM EDT, April 8, 2013
Patterson Mill highlighted Monday's girls lacrosse action, with a dominating 18-2 win over visiting North East. The Huskies led 15-2 at the half.
Gabby Vujanic led the winners with five goals and three assists, while EJ Karwatka added four goals and four assists. Sam Herman had two goals and five assists, and Sarah Alders chipped in with three goals and one assist.
Amy Bednarek also had two goals, while Brittie Andrews and Nina Urban each had single goals. Mariel Castronova contributed three assists in the win.
Patterson Mill goalie Erin Dent made nine saves.
Cobras beat Mariners
Harford Tech notched a lopsided girls lacrosse win Monday night, beating host Joppatowne, 14-1.
Becca Williams paced the Cobras with a four-goal night, while Megan Campbell and Courtney Poole each scored three goals. Gabby Spalt and Tori Arcilesi closed the Tech scoring with two goals apiece.
Williams also had two assists, and Alex Blanco and Brittany Bowman each had one.
Christina Miller tallied Joppatowne's lone goal.
Tech goalie Bryana Weston-Wyatt had four saves and Joppatowne keeper Felicia Okoye had 10 saves.
Warriors beat Eagles
Havre de Grace was a winner as well Monday night, hosting rival Aberdeen and defeating the Eagles, 15-4. The Warriors led at the half, 7-3.
Lauren Herrington and Taylor Johnson led the Warriors, each scoring three goals, while Herrington also had two assists.
Kara Neiberlein added a pair of goals and assists, and Colleen McCormick also scored twice and assisted on another. Margaret Stump was a two-goal, one-assist performer, too.
Single goals were scored by Rebecca Angelini, Katie Thompson and Kylee Barber. Haley Dean and Carly Thompson each had assists.
Johnson led with five draw controls and Stump had three ground balls. Helen Boniface had three caused turnovers and goalie Abbie Blessing recorded 10 saves.
Cougars edge Towson
Fallston hosted Towson and won, 9-7, but no manager at the game resulted in no stats being available, according to Cougars Head Coach Mike McTeague.
Rams edge Eagles in OT
Edgewood and Aberdeen girls lacrosse teams hooked up in a contest Friday night that needed overtime to settle a winner. Host Edgewood won, 15-13, in overtime. The game was tied 5-5 at half and 12-12 through regulation.
Kara Andrews led the Rams with seven goals and one assist, while Caitlin Rankin and Alyssa Rankin (one assist) each scored three goals. Megan Poniatowski and Vonyah Simon also scored for the Rams.
Morgan Tildon led the Eagles with five goals and Kayla Gardner scored four. Joslynn Kelly added two goals, while Megan Lutrey and Natalie Munese scored a goal apiece.
Edgewood goalie Savannah Kerr finished with seven saves and Aberdeen goalie Stacey Wardenfelt had 10.
Huskies beat Eagles
Early season wins have not come easy for the Patterson Mill girls lacrosse team, but Thursday the Huskies picked up the second, outscoring visiting Aberdeen, 11-3, in the first half en route to an 18-4 win.
Amy Bednarek led the Huskies high-scoring offense with four goals and one assist, while Gabby Vujanic added three goals and two assists. Brittie Andrews and Sam Herman each had two goals and an assist and Mariel Castronova and Nina Urban each finished with two goals each. For Urban, just a freshman, it was her first two goals of the season.
Megan Wedekind also scored her first goal of the season, while EJ Karwatka added a goal and assist and Sarah Alders also scored one goal.
Tildon paced Aberdeen with a pair of goals, while Gardner and Lutrey each scored one goal.
Patterson Mill goalie Erin Dent made four saves and Aberdeen keeper Wardenfelt finished with seven.
Mustangs are 5-0
C. Milton Wright stayed unbeaten Thursday, hosting and beating Winters Mill, 14-4.The Mustangs led at the half, 10-2.
Lauren Haggerty and Maggie Gallagher scored four goals apiece to pace the winners, while Kaitlan Moynihan and Abby Smucker scored two goals each. Julia O'Mara and Renee Landis also tallied goals for CMW.
Moynihan added a pair of assists, while single assists were dished out from Haley Alexander, Smucker and Haggerty. Haggerty also had a team-best five draw controls as the Mustangs won 15-of-20 draws.
"We have been working to increase our pace of play in practice and the girls applied that today. We also wanted to take higher percentage shots and we played an intelligent game," CMW head coach Brent Ritz said. "We wanted to make sure we won as many 50/50 balls as possible and our defense, including our goalies, recognized our scout and made good adjustments in the game."
CMW played two goalies with Heather McKee making two saves and Alexis Strouse making six.
Bobcats also win 14-4
Bel Air was also a winner by 14-4 count, knocking of host Franklin Thursday.
Katie Clelland led the way with three goals and one assist, while Shannon Williams also scored three goals. Among others scoring for Bel Air were Cassidy Jones and Sam Keesey with two goals apiece, while single goals were scored by Dani Wilson, Natalie Decker, Tori Gryglewski and Anna Wehland.
Morgan Hollenback and Rebekah Riley added one assist each. The Bobcats played two goalies with Taylor Gillis making one save and Lucy Loughlin making four saves.
Warriors beat Mariners
Havre de Grace visited Joppatowne Thursday and came home a 17-6 winner. The Warriors led at the half, 8-5.
Carly Thompson scored four goals to pace the Warriors, as did Lauren Herrington, who also had three assists.
Haley Dean added three goals and two assists and Colleen McCormick netted a pair of goals. Taylor Johnson, Katie Thompson, Kylee Barber and Martine Ianniello each scored a goal. Barber had one assist and Ianniello had four. Katie Thompson added a team-high eight ground balls and caused nine turnovers.
Joppatowne's scoring was dominated by Christina Miller's five-goal effort. Emily Murphy had the other goal.
Warriors goalie Abbie Blessing had three saves and Joppatowne keeper Felicia Okoye finished with 12.
Patriots suffer loss
John Carroll wasn't able to earn a win Thursday, as visiting McDonogh dealt the Patriots a 16-6 loss.
Kara Klages and Mackenzie Reese scored two goal each to highlight the John Carroll scoring efforts, while Caroline Haggerty and Alyssa Lazaro each had single goals.
Klages also had the only assist for the Patriots, who got six saves from goalie Katy Sharretts.