“It always makes it easier getting that lead, where you have that cushion and know that one mistake doesn’t kill you,” Shagogue said.

Box scores:

Reservoir 1, Centennial 0

Goal: Re – Peprah.

Assists: Re – Rodas.

Saves: Re – Linares 6; C – Bicknell 7.

Half: 0-0.

River Hill 2, J.M. Bennett 0

Goals: RH – Riso, Turney.

Assists: RH – Turney, Riso.

Saves: RH – Potts 4; JMB – N/A.

Other scores:

Marriotts Ridge 8, Dundalk 2 (2A North Semifinal)

Goals: MR – Najib 3, Applegate, Delaney, Shasti, Muth, Kammerer; D – Geary 2.

Assists: MR – Martinelli 3, Applegate 3, Muth 2; D – Diaz 2.

Saves: MR – Miller 2, Dryja 1; D – Babcock 11.

Half: 6-1 MR.

Oakland Mills 4, Owings Mills 1 (2A North Semifinal)