Field hockey: Glenelg Country shuts down John Carroll, 2-0

Visiting Glenelg Country had its heels to the goal line the first eight minutes of Friday's game against conference rival John Carroll.

John Carroll forced six offensive penalty corners in that short span.

After a quick Glenelg Country timeout, the Dragons sprung into action and dominated the rest of the game.

Nicole Rieu, who had a standout game, put the Dragons on the scoreboard shortly after the time out. Her goal was unassisted on a shot from the top of the attacking circle

Ellie Mamula added an insurance goal when she tipped in a pass from Hannah Veater in the second half.

Allie Pickens and Amy Keth also had strong plays for the Dragons. Keeper Sarah Bates recorded five saves for her second consecutive shutout of the season.

By game's end, the Dragons held an 18-10 advantage in offensive penalty corners and an 8-5 advantage in shots on goal.

Goals: GCS – Nicole Rieu, Ellie Mamula. JC – none.

Assists: GCS - Hannah Veater.

Saves: GCS – Sarah Bates 5, JC – name unavailable, 7.

Halftime: Glenelg Country, 1-0.


Standings (as of Oct. 8)

Glenelg, 8-0 county, 10-0 overall

Marriotts Ridge, 7-1, 8-1

Howard, 6-2, 6-2

River Hill, 6-2, 7-2

Mt. Hebron, 6-2, 7-3

Atholton, 5-3, 6-3

Centennial, 4-4, 5-6

Long Reach, 2-6, 4-7

Wilde Lake, 2-6, 2-7

Oakland Mills, 1-7, 1-7

Reservoir, 1-7, 2-9

Hammond, 0-8, 0-9

Glenelg Country 4-3-1 (IAAM B), 4-6-1

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