By Carol Gralia, firstname.lastname@example.org
12:08 AM EDT, October 15, 2013
With a 4-2 victory over River Hill on Monday, Mt. Hebron is one win away from the Howard County field hockey title. The Vikings and Glenelg have 9-1 county records. If both teams win Tuesday, they will share the county title.
Mt. Hebron has the more difficult opponent in archrival Centennial; Glenelg faces Long Reach.
Two goals by Katie Anderson helped fuel the Vikings’ win over River Hill. Monica Linn goal came on a penalty stroke.
Erin Barker and Dani Schwab scored for the Hawks on their Senior Day.
Goals: MH – Katie Anderson 2, Monica Linn, Ally Unkenholz. RH – Erin Barker, Dani Schwab.
Assists: MH – Molly Bishop, Monica Linn, Tianna Wallpher. RH – Emily Marlatt, Maddie Rusenko.
Saves: MH – Chachi Kelehan 3. RH – Sierra Kelly 9.
Around the league
Atholton 12, Long Reach 1
Atholton’s Rachel Day scored five goals and had two assists and teammate Jen Bleakney added three goals and three assists as the Raiders defeated Long Reach, 12-1.
Long Reach goalkeeper Nicole Cote has 21 saves.
“Their goalie did a great job,” said Atholton coach Martie Dyer.
Suki Sandhu scored the lone Lightning goal.
Goals: A – Rachel Day 5, Jen Bleakney 3, Faryn Katz, Meaghan Quinn, Kate Fales. LR – Suki Sandhu.
Assists: A – Jen Bleakney 3, Rachel Day 2, Jaimie Cardea 2.
Saves: A – Emily Clinch 1. Kaitlin Potter 2. LR – Nicole Cote 21.
Halftime: Atholton, 9-0.
Indian Creek 1, Glenelg Country 0
Visiting Indian Creek held off Glenelg Country School, 1-0, in an Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference game. The game was evenly played with Glenelg Country holding a slight 17-15 advantage in shots on goal.
The Dragons’ downfall was their inability to turn any of their 12 penalty corners into goals.
Glenelg Country saw strong play from senior goalkeeper Kelly Johnson (14 saves) and senior midfielder Hannah Veater.
The Dragons play B Conference leader Mount de Sales in an away game on Wednesday. It will be the last conference game for Glenelg Country.
Goals: IC – King. GCS – none.
Assists: IC - Levewett.
Saves: IC – Morris 17. GCS – Kelly Johnson 14.
Halftime: tied, 0-0.
Howard 13, Hammond 0
With four goals and two assists, Howard’s Taylor Motley led the Lions to victory over Hammond. Greer Guzzone’s 47 saves were a bright spot for Hammond.
"This was our best defensive game thus far," said Hammond coach Terry Smith.
Goals: Ho – Taylor Motley 4, Emily Penn 3, Maddie Regal, Allyson Sloan, Cailey Tolson, Megan Green, Allison Jakubek, Sarah Wendt. Ha – none.
Assists: Ho - Taylor Motley 2, Maddie Regal 2, Jessica Heinrich, Allyson Sloan, Emily Penn.
Saves: Ho – Allison Jakubek 2. Ha – Greer Guzzone 47.
Halftime: Howard, 8-0.
Glenelg 13, Wilde Lake 0
Eight different players scored as Glenelg shut out Wilde Lake. Stephanie Asher led the Gladiator offense with three goals and two assists. Wilde Lake goalie Paige Boyer had 17 saves.
Goals: G – Stephanie Asher 3, Colleen Regan 2, Megan Taylor 2, Caroline Crafton 2, Lauren Pelkey, Morgan Philie, Grace Olson, Mia Astran. WL – none.
Assists: G – Stephanie Asher 2, Morgan Philie 2, Mia Astran 2, Laure Pelkey, Sarah Brock.
Saves: G – Amanda Hoyt 1, Noelle Frost 2. WL – Paige Boyer 17.
Halftime: Glenelg, 8-0.
Centennial 2, Reservoir 1
With a score and an assist, Margaret Maclean had a hand in both Centennial goals in the Eagles’ victory over Reservoir. Allison Costenbader had the Reservoir goal. The game was tied, 1-1 at the half.
Goals: C – Robin Cagle, Margaret Maclean. Re – Allison Costenbader.
Assists: C – Margaret Maclean, Maggie Sullivan. Re – none.
Saves: C – Anna Cosentino 4. Re – Connie Chung 10,
Halftime: tied, 1-1.
Standings (as of Oct. 14)
Mt. Hebron, 9-1, 12-1
Glenelg, 9-1, 11-2
Atholton, 8-2, 9-2
Marriotts Ridge, 7-2, 10-2
River Hill, 6-4, 7-5
Centennial, 6-4, 7-6
Howard, 5-5, 5-5
Long Reach, 4-6, 6-7
Reservoir, 3-7, 4-9
Oakland Mills, 2-8, 4-9
Hammond, 1-10, 1-11
Wilde Lake, 0-10, 0-11
Glenelg Country, 6-4 IAAM B, 7-5