BY RANDY McROBERTS, firstname.lastname@example.org
1:40 PM EDT, September 18, 2012
The lone weekend action in girls soccer was played in Bel Air, where the Bobcats hosted their Bobcat Cup Tournament. Joining the Bobcats were teams from Century, Perry Hall and Huntingtown high schools.
Bel Air and Huntingtown each won first-round games and in the championship game, Huntingtown edged the Bobcats, 2-1.
Teresa Berg netted the Bobcats lone goal with assist from Jordan Layfield. Huntingtown used an own goal by Bel Air to record the win. The game was scoreless at halftime.
Bobcats goalie Karlie Scherba made nine saves.
Bel Air reached the title game by slipping past Century, 1-0. Berg scored the Bel Air goal with Taylor Hensley adding the assist in the second half.
Scherba finished with eight saves.
Huntingtown defeated Perry Hall, 4-0, in the other semifinal, while Perry Hall and Century then tied, 1-1, in the consolation game.
Hawks blank Elks
North Harford improved to 3-1 Friday, beating visiting Elkton, 2-0, in an UCBAC non-division game.
After a scoreless first half, North Harford's Megan O'Donnnell scored in the 10th minute of second half play following a Maria Auth head ball assist. Seven minutes later, O'Donnell scored again off a Meghan Root corner kick.
Haley Jacobs earned the shutout win with two saves and Elkton keeper Karen Hollenbook had 14.
Warriors still winless
Havre de Grace (0-3), playing its second game in two days, fell at home to St. Andrews, 5-1, Friday afternoon. Helen Boniface tallied the lone Havre de Grace goal.
The Warriors were down two starters, including in the goal, where Margaret Stump stepped in and made nine saves.
Aberdeen tops Havre de Grace
Aberdeen and Havre de Grace squared off in girls soccer Thursday with the host Eagles getting the best of it, winning easily, 5-0.
Havre de Grace (0-2) actually had the first scoring chance early on, but on an Aberdeen counter-attack, the Eagles took a 1-0 lead on the first of two goals from Faith Edmondson. Becca Lewis and Leah Hardin were credited with assists.
Havre de Grace nearly tied the game at 1-1 a short time later, but Helen Boniface's shot bounced away off the cross bar.
Morgan Tildon scored the second goal on a high shot, taking advantage of the Warriors inability to get distance on a free kick.
Hardin scored the Eagles final first half goal, banging in a open net goal off a corner kick.
Aberdeen had two near misses in the second half, one off the post and one off the cross bar, before Liz Fitch scored off the assist from Edmondson.
Edmondson then closed out the scoring with an unassisted tally.
Aberdeen (1-1) goalie Lisa Eller finished with four saves, while Havre de Grace played three keepers. Starter Riley Arnold (quad injury) played a half, making six saves and Katie-Mae Dressler made two, before leaving after taking a shot off her face. Margaret Stump stepped in and made five saves.
Panthers cruise to first win
Perryville opened its season Thursday with an easy win, 14-0, over host West Nottingham.
The Panthers got goals from 10 different players and 11 contributed to the scoring.
Alexandra McCann, Danielle Drennen and Sam Leonard led the way with two goals and three assists each, while Leah Ports had two goals and two assists.
Tori Antoshak added a goal and five assists, while Natalie Gay and Julia Trainor each had a goal and two assists.
Olivia Oldach, Ally Remesch and Emily Baker also scored goals and Megan Harnish added one assist.