Coming off an opening day loss Thursday, Fallston's girls lacrosse team rebounded Friday in a big way, beating visiting North East handily, 20-2. The Cougars led at the half, 17-1.
Kayla Reilly led the Cougars with four goals, while Rachel Barile and Kathryn Milwicz each scored three goals. Lindsay Summers, Caroline English and Katie Donhauser added two goals each, while Cougars scoring single goals were Emily Scranton, Megan Shock, Becky Streett and Jesi Wagner.
Summers, English and Wagner also had two assists apiece, while Scranton, Streett and Milwicz each had one.
Fallston goalie Erika Wright was credited with no saves.
Fallston's Thursday loss came at Hereford, 9-5. No stats were available.
Edgewood wins first
Like Fallston, Edgewood rebounded from a Thursday loss and picked up a win Friday. Edgewood led visiting Hammond, 11-6, at halftime and went on to win, 17-12.
Caitlin Rankin had the hot scoring hand, lacing the nets with five goals, while also adding three assists. Megan Poniatowski and Ladae Boykin each scored four goals and Kara Andrews scored twice. Alyssa Rankin and Morgan Williams had a goal each. Boykin added two assists and Poniatowski had one.
Rams goalie Savannah Kerr made eight saves.
Thursday's opening day results
The girls lacrosse season got off to a good start for a pair of Harford County teams Thursday, as Joppatowne and Bel Air both picked up victories.
Joppatowne went on the road to beat Poly, 17-5, while Bel Air hosted and beat Loch Raven, 8-6.
Meanwhile, Patterson Mill, Edgewood and Harford Tech each dropped openers, and John Carroll suffered its first loss after opening with a win Tuesday.
In Joppatowne's win the Mariners led the Engineers, 7-4 at the half before blowing the game open in the second half with a 10-1 run.
Christina Miller lit up the nets with six goals to lead the Mariners, Katelyn Fabi and Lindsay Rizzi (one assist) each scored three goals. T'keyah Bell added a pair of goals, while single goals were tallied by Patricia Hanson, Carlie Reuling and Emily Murphy.
Mariners goalie Felicia Okoye earned the win, making seven saves.
In Bel Air's win the Bobcats got three goals from Shannon Williams. Cassidy Jones added two goals and four assists, while single goals were scored by Katie Clelland, Sam Keesey and Morgan Hollenback.
Bobcats goalie Taylor Gillis finished with six saves.
Huskies edged by Dulaney