Fallston and Patterson Mill both won boys lacrosse region titles Wednesday in the Class 1A-2A classification.
Fallston won the 1A-2A East championship, beating host Cambridge-South Dorchester, 17-5, while Patterson Mill won the 1A-2A North title, beating host Southern-Anne Arundel, 9-5.
Both will play state semifinal games today (Friday) and Saturday at Bel Air High School. Fallston will face Northwestern tonight at 6 p.m., while Patterson Mill will battle Oakdale at noon on Saturday.
Should both Fallston and Patterson Mill win, it will be an All-Harford County state final next week at UMBC. The game will be played on Tuesday or Wednesday with the time determined once all state semifinals in all three classifications have concluded.
North Harford, meanwhile, fell short in its 2A-3A North title quest, while Bel Air also fell in the 3A-4A South title game. The Hawks lost to visiting Hereford, 18-5, while Bel Air lost at Howard, 14-7.
Cougars roll on
Fallston's win was highlighted by a 9-3 first half advantage.
Kyle D'Onofrio scored five goals to pace the Cougars (13-4), while Jeremy Scranton netted four goals and Marc Badger contributed three. Tommy Kisielnicki, James Glezen, Andrew Monaghan, Wesley Rumple and Nick Baker each had single goals.
D'Onofrio also had three assists and Badger had two. Glezen, Sean Lewns, Rumple and Scranton also had assists.
Cambridge scoring was handled by five different scorers.
Fallston played two goalies with Mark Wollenweber making 10 saves and Nick Buckler making one.
Cambridge keeper J.T. Tieder finished with eight saves.
Huskies win 1A-2A North
In Patterson Mill's win, the Huskies led at the half, 4-2.
Josh Wilson led the Huskies (8-9) with three goals, while Chase Tallon and Sam Caretti each scored two. Tyler Levandoski and Noah Holloway both had single goals.
Brendan Egan dished out three assists, while single assists were credited to Wilson, Levandoski and Patrick Springer.
Patterson Mill goalie Will Urban registered seven saves.
Hawks bulled over
North Harford's solid season came to a close in the lopsided loss to Hereford.
Brooks Billings and Randy Foster scored two goals each and Max Mullin added a single goal to account for the Hawks scoring. Foster also had the lone assist.
Andrew Kropkowski led with four ground balls and Brock Hurley had three.
Goalie Cameron Brosh had a busy night with 19 saves.
The Hawks (13-2) were dominated in faceoffs, going just three for 21 as a team.
Bobcats can't repeat
Bel Air's bid at returning to the state semifinals were derailed by Howard, the team the Bobcats (12-4) beat a year ago.
No details were made available from that Wednesday night game at Howard.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun