The No. 8 Loyola boys lacrosse team used a balanced offense — four Dons scored twice — to beat No. 9 Archbishop Spalding, 12-2, on Saturday.
Loyola (10-5, 3-3 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference) led 5-1 at halftime and went on a 4-0 run in the third quarter to put the game out of reach. The visiting Cavaliers fell to 10-8, 0-6. Kevin Jackson, Tyler Llewellyn, Devin McNamara and Tim Nordbrook each scored twice for Loyola.
The Dons will next have to fight two top teams on the road, No. 5 Gilman on Tuesday and No. 1 Boys' Latin on Friday, and finish at home May 7 against No. 4 Calvert Hall.
No. 11 Archbishop Spalding 18, Calverton 12: Emily Cooper scored seven goals and the host Cavaliers (9-7) broke a halftime tie by outscoring the Cougars (6-5) in the second half 10-4.
No. 1 Calvert Hall 6, Malvern Prep (Pa.) 5: The host Cardinals (17-7) won their third straight, beating the Friars (17-6). Calvert Hall defeated Riverdale Baptist, 4-1, Friday and St. Paul's, 14-5, on Thursday.
Glenelg Country School 14, Annapolis Area Christian School 3: The host Dragons (12-1) scored twice in the top of the fifth inning for an 11-run lead over the Eagles (10-6) in a game suspended from Monday.
Track and field
Penn Relays: Century's Julian Woods finished second with a time of 52.45 seconds in the boys' 400-meter hurdles championship at Franklin Field in Philadelphia.
No. 9 Arundel 4, No. 4 South River 2: The host Wildcats (10-4) scored four runs in the first inning and the Seahawks (11-5) never recovered.
Winning pitcher Steven Ghiardi struck out 10 and reliever Cooper Hibbs kept South River at bay.
Arundel scored runs off three singles and a double.