Mallo hit the ground hard, causing the Wilde Lake bench and spectators to argue for a foul. No such call was given, and soon after, the whistle was blown and the match was over.

After the game, Procida — who played for Grey during her own high school days — spoke highly about her former coach.

“I love Robin,” she said. “I love playing her, because I know how great of a coach she is, and I know how great she coaches her girls. This is always something I look forward to every year.”

Grey returned the compliment.


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“When I coached Davia, I gave her the building blocks,” she said. “But ultimately, she is the one that has built it and gone from there.”

Both squads will be back in action Tuesday in crucial county games. Marriotts Ridge will host Reservoir, while  Wilde Lake will host Centennial. 

Around the county:

River Hill defeats visiting Howard 4-1.

Caitlin O'Brien scored off a Jessica Hopkins corner kick. Hopkins also added another assist and goal on the night. Other goals were scored by Jen Voyton and Alex Hamer. Sheridan Street had two assists.

Katie Cocozza scored off a free kick cross by Maddie Barrow for Howard.

River Hill moves to 3-0 in county play, while Howard falls to 1-2.

Atholton travels to Oakland Mills, defeats Scorpions 3-0.

Mary Stockford had 16 saves for Oakland Mills. Stats were not immediately available for Atholton.

Chapelgate defeated out-of-league opponent FCA 5-1. Lydia Frierson had 4 goals, while Abbey Heffler added another score. Emma Rufolo had an assist for the Yellowjackets.