The defense was led by sophomore Emma Miller and sophomore goalie Sarah Seen (36 saves, 5 shutouts).

"This team was led by three great captains - Maria Packard, Hannah Schied and Sarah Seen," coach Leigh Langmead said. "We had a lot of growth throughout the season and I think that our best game was against Atholton that went into overtime and ended with a 1-1 tie. This game really showcased the skill level and intensity of the team."

The Reservoir JV field hockey team finished its season with a county record of 5-5-1.

"This team was filled with motivated and talented athletes who came to practice everyday ready to work hard and become better players," coach Lindsey Frost said.

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Frost relied on sophomore captains Sophia SommerKamp and Amy Kim to lead the team. SommerKamp was one the Gators' leading offensive scorers and Kim had several defensive saves and used her speed to help get the ball out of the defensive end.

Overall leading scorer Patricia Huerta tallied four goals in an 8-0 win over Oakland Mills, which was a highlight of the season.

"After every practice and every game, the progress that every girl was making was evident," Frost said. "We ended the season with 24 goals, a .500 season and a strong sense of achievement."

The front line of Maggie Connors (10 goals) and Ali Hovet (nine goals) was a major strength for River Hill.

The Hawks went 9-2-1 overall and 8-2-1 in the county.

Caroline Smith, Erin Barker and Maddie Rusenko led the midfield and helped the team control the ball throughout the field.

Defensive players Kinsey Johnson, Katie Lawrence, Jordi Tornatore and goalies Bailey Heneghan and Michaela Minnick paced River Hill's defense, which only allowed five goals the entire season. Comparatively, the Hawks' offense scored a total of 53 goals.

"This group of girls grew as a team throughout the season," coach Marni Rosenbaum said. "Their skills and teamwork improved tremendously. Two highlights of our season were a tie against Glenelg and our 1-0 win over Atholton to end the season."

Boys soccer

The Glenelg JV boys soccer team finished the year with a record of 7-4.

The Gladiators grew as the season went on and were able to be very successful in accomplishing the team's goals.

Four of the seven wins were combined shutouts between goalies Brandon Barajas and John Levee. The defense was anchored by sophomore captain Nick Messina and freshmen Mike Dumler and Dylan DuBeau.

Andrew Heisig led the team with six goals and sophomore captain Praveen Morgan finished with four goals and seven assists.

Sophomore brothers Andrew Rodriguez (three goals, two assists) and Zach Rodriguez (four goals, one assist) were a solid 1-2 punch on attack.

Sophomores Brayden Crovo and Matt Shollenberger, along with freshmen Alex Frith and Amanuel Rizk, stabilized the midfield.

The season was highlighted by wins over Mt. Hebron, Atholton, Marriotts Ridge and Howard - teams the Gladiators had not beaten in the last five years.