Meg Minarcin was the catalyst. Coach Nikki Trunzo moved the midfielder to the forward line and she responded with all three goals in the first half.
She wasn’t alone. Trunzo acknowledges defender Maggie Zuelsdorf and goalie Celine Manneville for making sure everyone was marked and that the ball moved quickly out of their defensive end. She also credits Jordan Kerr and Meg Phillips for moving the ball up on the outside.
“They played both halves hard. They had strong passing in and out and moved the ball rather than chasing it,” Trunzo said.
Emelia Uribe tallied both goals for the Eagles.
Goals: OM: Minarcin 3; C: Arbaugh 2.
Assists: OM: Phillips; C: Uribe.
Saves: OM: Manneville 11; C: Cosentino 6.
Half: 3-1 OM.
Howard 4, Wilde Lake 0
Howard played a strong second half to come out ahead of Wilde Lake by four goals. Emily Penn led the offense for the Lions, scoring back-to-back for her 11th and 12th goals of the season.
Goals: H: Barnwell, Green, Penn 2.
Assists: H: Tolson.
Saves: H: Jakubek 3; WL: Boyer 14.
Mt Hebron 5, Long Reach 0
Tianna Wallpher and Haley Sutton took care of business offensively Tuesday against Long Reach. Wallpher tallied two goals and an assist, while Sutton scored three and assisted on another.
Goals: MTH: Sutton 3, Wallpher 2.
Assists: MTH: Sutton, Wallpher, Brookhart.
Saves: MTH: Fisher 0, Seitz 1; LR: Cote 14.
Glenelg Country School 2, Institute of Notre Dame 0
Lauren Smith scored a penalty stroke and Marissa Burks added another goal as Glenelg Country School bounced back after its loss to South River yesterday.