BY RANDY McROBERTS, firstname.lastname@example.org
12:42 PM EDT, April 11, 2013
Two of Harford County's top boys lacrosse teams met Wednesday night as Fallston visited C. Milton Wright, and through one half the teams were equal, tied 5-5.
But the Cougars outscored the Mustangs, 11-4 in the second half, en route to a 16-9 UCBSC Chesapeake (upper) Division win.
Kyle D'Onofrio continued his recent scoring binge with eight goals to lead the Cougars, while Jeremy Scranton netted three goals and James Glezen scored two. The other Fallston goals were scored by Tommy Kisielnicki, Andrew Monaghan and Stephen Ernst.
Ben Boyd and Alex Meholic led CMW with three goals each. Andy LeBrun, Alex Kleinberg and Paul Mirabile also scored for the Mustangs.
Marc Badger had four assists for Fallston and Keegan Teluk had two. D'Onofrio and Nick Esser also had assists. CMW assists were credited to Meholic, Manny Mastromanolis and Boyd (three).
Fallston goalie Mark Wollenweber made nine saves and CMW goalie Ryan Malone had four.
Bobcats beat Huskies
In another key Chesapeake battle Wednesday night, Bel Air turned back visiting Patterson Mill, 12-5. The Bobcats led at the half, 6-2.
"This was a great evening for the Bel Air High School lacrosse community. We had the privilege to honor the founder of Harford County lacrosse and former Bobcat lacrosse Coach Bruce Hart, along with the first two lacrosse teams at Bel Air High (1977 and 1978)," Bel Air head coach Scoop Kelly said. "Coach Hart is an amazing person and lacrosse coach so I know my guys made the former players and specifically Coach Hart proud tonight with their level of intensity, passion and teamwork."
Calvin Fleagle scored three goals to highlight the win, as did Carson Kalama. Tyler Utz and Parker Jones each scored two goals.
Garrett Utz and Mike Bush had single goals for the Bobcats.
Brendan Egan scored three goals to lead the Huskies, while Noah Holloway and Patrick Springer scored a goal each.
Tom Pfeiffer (two), Kalama (two), Fleagle (two), Creaghan (two), Jones and Bush (three) had assists for Bel Air, while Patterson Mill assists came from Egan, Chase Tallon, Tyler Levandowski and Collin Etzel.
Bel Air goalie Gavin Hanley made 13 saves and Huskies keeper Will Urban had four.
"It was great getting our first UCBAC win, but there is a lot of lacrosse left, so we can't take it easy if we want to reach our ultimate goal and potential. There are a lot of tough conference teams and Patterson Mill was definitely one of those teams," Kelly said.
Cobras beat Rams
Harford Tech beat host Edgewood Wednesday night, 16-5, in a Susquehanna (lower) Division contest.
Leading Tech, Zach Valenti scored six goals and added three assists, while Josh Winter added three goals and one assist. Tom Burley had two goals and an assist, while other Cobras contributing in the scoring were Tyler Fullem, one goal, two assists; Nick Letts, one goal, one assist; Nate Haskell, one goal, one assist; Griffin Pfarr, one goal; Greg Ransone, one goal; and Ron Huber, one assist.
Faceoffs were controlled by Burley who won nine of 10, and Letts, who won six of 10. Burley also had nine ground balls, while Letts and Ransone each picked up five.
The Cobras defense was anchored by Andrew Valenti with four ground balls and five takeaways. James Holcomb added three ground balls and Chris Stallings had nine saves between the pipes for the Cobras.
Eagles beat Bo Manor
In a battle of Eagles, host Aberdeen beat visiting Bo Manor, 11-3, Wednesday afternoon in Susquehanna action.
Blaise Curtis led the winners with six goals, while Justin Howard and Kyle Peters each finished with two goals and three assists. Eric Whittie rounded out the scoring with one goal.
Mariners beat Elks
Joppatowne was a winner Wednesday, beating visiting Elkton, 9-5, in Susquehanna play.
Austin Kocsan scored three goals and Tyler Saunders had two. Other goals were scored by Zack Harris, Brice Pospisil, Collen Gomez and Reggie Rodriguez.
John Carroll was a winner Tuesday, beating host Saints Peter and Paul, 12-10.
Sully Gerety highlighted the win with six goals and two assists. Patriots goalie Alex Gambrell finished with 15 saves.