Richards also had an assist in the win.
Emma Johnson and Devon Bodziony each scored for Atholton.
Darcey Bodziony had seven saves for the Raiders, while Mt. Hebron’s Anna Pallozzi had six.
Marriotts Ridge edges Glenelg on the road 1-0
Alexis Zadjura had the game’s lone goal with just over 14 minutes remaining in the first half.
“The ball was placed beautifully in the far corner,” said coach Robin Grey about the goal.
Grey explained that a rivalry has developed between the Mustangs and Gladiators.
“In the past when we’ve matched up early in the season, we knew we would see each other again in the playoffs,” said Grey. “We were fortunate enough to capitalize on our opportunities.”
Jenna Bergquist had 12 saves for Marriotts Ridge.
Centennial victorious at Howard 3-1
The Eagles were led offensively by Megan Oliver’s two goals. Anna Mitchell had one goal and two assists. Reese Western added an assist.
Coach Steve Baxter said his team played well for most of the first half, but failed to capitalize on many opportunities throughout the game.
“We played a very good game tonight against a pretty strong team in Howard,” he said. “They have a lot of talent. We were able to make a couple of adjustments from our last game and implement them very successfully tonight.
“From a coaching perspective, that is very gratifying,” he said.
Howard’s goal came with late in the first half, as Sarah Cocozza scored off a corner kick.
“We definitely will use this game as a learning point, and will go back to work tomorrow at practice and prepare for Thursday’s game against Bel Air,” said Howard coach Nick Zaron.
Long Reach defeats visiting Oakland Mills 2-0
Leah Jordan and Madison Burfeind scored for the Lightning, who move to 2-0 on the season.
“Rachel Kim controlled the ball on the dribble in the midfield and created some chances for our forwards,” said Lightning coach Erik Sandersen. Oakland Mills’ defense was “stout,” according to the coach.
Wilde Lake hammers Hammond 5-0
Rachel Lazris had a goal and two assists for the Wildecats. Sarah Hulit scored off a pass from Alyssa Bialek, Becca Riley’s assist led to a Carliane LaGuerre score and Nijah Richardson added a goal and assist as well.
“It was really great,” said coach Davia Procida. “We did not play well this weekend and we all knew it. Yesterday, we sat down and set goals. (Today) we played 80 minutes of soccer. I was very pleased.”
Lauren Huchinson and Julia Crowe each had four saves for the Wildecats in the win.
Glenelg Country scores big in 5-1 win against visiting Baltimore Lutheran
Chloe Lewis had two goals and three assists, Deja Hursey had two goals, Sabrina DeLeonibus had one goal and Catelyn Gamble had an assist for the Dragons.
Karli Lawrence had two saves in the win.