Harford girls soccer

Patterson Mill's Kristen Bechtel gest by the Rising Sun defenders and moves up the field during Monday's match at Patterson Mill. (MATT BUTTON | AEGIS STAFF, Patuxent Homestead / September 23, 2013)

In opening UCBAC divisional girls soccer play Monday, the Edgewood Rams pulled off one of their biggest wins in girls soccer history, nipping C. Milton Wright, 4-3, in overtime in Chesapeake (upper) Division play.

Seven league openers were played Monday.

The Rams held a 2-1 lead at the half and the game was knotted 3-3 at the end of regulation.

Isabella Barbieri scored twice to lead Edgewood (1-0, 5-0), while Megan Poniatowski and Alex van Graafeiland tallied single goals. Ladae Boykin and Poniatowski had two assists each.


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Sarah Murphy, Julia O'Mara and Jordan Nichols scored goals for CMW (0-1, 2-2).

Edgewood goalie Nasia Denegal finished with 14 saves and CMW keeper Stacey Venanzi had 12.

Bobcats edge Cougars

In Monday night's other key Chesapeake battle, host Bel Air defeated Fallston, 1-0.

Natalie Decker scored the game's only goal in the second half, with assist from Shannon Williams.

Bel Air (1-0, 4-0) goalie Andrea Sipos had eight saves, while Fallston (0-1, 2-3) keeper Kayla Reilly made 10.

Cobras blanks Eagles

At Harford Tech, the Cobras hosted Bo Manor in Susquehanna (lower) Division action. Neither team found the net in the first half, but Tech exploded for six unanswered goals in the second half in a 6-0 win.

Becca Williams broke the scoreless tie about 10 minutes into the second half. Tech (1-0, 3-1-1) then got goals from Shannon Conlon, Kersten O'Brien (two), Paige Chapman and Mackenzie Forsythe. Assists were dished out by Dana Waskiewicz (three), Kersten O'Brien, Allison Piercy and Forsythe.

Tech's keeper Julie Ransone ended with four saves and Bo Manor's freshman goalkeeper, Emily Park, stopped 22 shots.

Warriors blank Elks

In another Susquehanna contest at James R. Harris Stadium in Havre de Grace, the Warriors (1-0, 2-1) shut out Elkton, 3-0.

The Warriors were ahead 2-0 at halftime on two Rachel Rossi goals. Rossi's first came at the 29:59 mark, following an Addie Richardson shot that was saved. Rossi added her second goal seven minutes later, knocking in a looping feed from Carly Thompson.

Lauren Herrington tallied the Warriors second half goal, running onto a through-ball from Colleen Ridings and banging it in off the right post. Warrior goalie Riley Arnold earned the shutout with seven saves.

Huskies, Tigers tie

Patterson Mill and visiting Rising Sun played to a 1-1 tie in their Chesapeake Division match.