BY RANDY McROBERTS, firstname.lastname@example.org
11:07 AM EDT, October 8, 2013
When Fallston and Patterson Mill meet in an UCBAC Chesapeake (upper) Division girls soccer game, it's often a match between two teams trying to stay unbeaten in the division standings.
Wednesday's contest was quite the contrary as both teams were looking for their first division win. Host Patterson Mill earned the win, 3-1, with all goals coming in the second half.
Sam Ditmar scored twice for the Huskies (1-1-1 league, 2-5-overall) and Sam Wuerfl added the third goal. Jenna Staton, Sydney Ditmar and Haley Davies had assists.
Sierrah Taylor netted Fallston's (0-3, 2-5) lone goal with assist from Maria Gentile.
Huskies goalie Stephanie Ehly made 14 saves and Fallston keeper Kayla Reilly had eight saves.
Cobras blank Elks
Harford Tech stayed atop the Susquehanna (lower) Division standings Wednesday afternoon with a 3-0 win at Elkton. The Cobras led, 2-0, at the half.
Tech (4-0, 6-1-1) goals were scored by Karsin Bachran, Shannon Conlon and Kersten O'Brien. Tech assists were credited to Dana Waskiewicz, Conlon and Sarah North.
Tech goalie Julie Ransone finished with four saves and Caitlyn Rund had 19 saves for Elkton.
Hawks beat Tigers
North Harford posted its first Chesapeake victory Wednesday, defeating visiting Rising Sun, 2-1.
After a scoreless first half, North Harford scored its first goal when Allison Beers received a perfect pass on the right side from Lindsay Young at the 15 minute mark. With less than three minutes to play, Young then scored herself, following a short quick pass from Maria Auth.
Rising Sun's goal came as time expired with Jillian Seah assisting Valerie Bragg, who scored on a one-touch left foot shot.
Hawks goalie Emilia Ferrara had four saves for North Harford (1-2, 5-3-1).
Eagles beat Panthers
Aberdeen (2-7) evened its Susquehanna record at 2-2 Wednesday, courtesy of its 4-1 win over visiting Perryville.
Leah Hardin scored twice, while Faith Edmonson and Kiera Young netted single goals. Hunter Woods dished out two assists and Becca Lewis also had an assist.
Tori Antoshak tallied Perryville's lone goal, assisted by Sam Leonard.
Aberdeen goalie Katie Sanderson had nine saves and Perryville (2-2, 3-4) keeper Courtney Comer made six saves.
Warriors blank Mariners
On Tuesday, Havre de Grace played its second road game in as many days, but with a better result, as the Warriors rolled past host Joppatowne, 6-0. The Warriors led, 5-0, at the half.
Emily Lewis got the scoring started 11 minutes in and Lauren Herrington knocked in the first of two goals nine minutes later. Rachel Rossi followed with a goal, assisted by Herrington and Addie Richardson scored twice within 39 seconds to close the half. Herrington had the lone goal in the second half. Riley Arnold recorded one save in the win.
Patriots get big win
The injury-riddled John Carroll girls soccer team pulled off an impressive victory Tuesday, hosting and beating metro and nationally-ranked McDonogh, 1-0.
The game's only goal came in the final minute with senior captain Sophie Centi, who had been running the field for John Carroll all afternoon, providing the heroics. Centi came up with a ball 20 yards out, made four moves beating two McDonogh defenders and was then able to get off a rocket shot which was well out of the reach of the keeper and hit the back far-corner of the net.
Patriots keeper Katie Cooper finished with nine saves. The Patriots are 4-7-1 overall and 1-3-1 in IAAM A conference play.