No. 7 Gilman kept its hold on the sixth and final playoff lacrosse spot in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference with a stunning upset over No. 2 Boys' Latin on Friday.
Senior midfielder Wade Oursler scored the game-winner with less than three minutes to go and a strong defensive stand in the final 11 seconds by goalie Sam Tirone preserved a 6-5 victory Friday.
The Lakers (12-5, 6-2) opened with a 2-0 lead, the biggest of the game, before the game went through four ties and neither team led by more than one goal. Jonathan Hazlehurst gave the Greyhounds (9-6, 4-4) a 5-4 lead with 5:24 left in the game before Boys' Latin scored the final equalizer 29 seconds later.
No. 8 St. Mary's (12-6, 3-5) beat Gilman, 11-5, on Tuesday, but still trails in the playoff chase. The Saints could catch the Greyhounds. Gilman travels to No. 3 McDonogh and St. Mary's goes to Mount Saint Joesph for their final regular season games.
No. 3 McDonogh 11, Archbishop Spaldling 4: Liam Powderly had four goals and three assists and Jack Parr had three goals and an assist to help the visiting Eagles (14-3, 6-2 MIAA A Conference) beat the Cavaliers (6-10, 0-8).
No. 6 Loyola Blakefield 13, Mount Saint Joesph 8: Alex Reid had a hat trick and the visiting Dons (7-7, 5-3 MIAA A Conference) bounced back from Tuesday's 13-9 loss to No. 3 McDonogh and beat the Gaels (3-9, 1-7).
No. 14 John Carroll 16, Glenelg Country 8: The Patriots (13-5, 8-0 MIAA B Conference) secured the top-seed in the upcoming league playoffs by beating the host Dragons (5-8, 3-5).
Jude Brown, Nick Rosachi and Joe Rayman each scored three goals for John Carroll.
Bluford Drew Jemison 10, Edmondson 8: Miles Jackson had five goals and three assists and Chris McRae made 11 saves to help the host Rockets (8-5) beat the Red Storm (4-6) in Class 2A-1A South Section II semifinal.
Towson 3, Aberdeen 1: Starter Mike Cadigan went 5 2/3 innings, gave up one run on three hits, walked four and struck out six for the host Generals (12-6).
Towson faces host C. Milton Wright in Monday's section semifinal.
No. 12 C. Milton Wright 6, North Harford 1: Two-run hits by Breanna Miller and Lauren Meyers helped the host Mustangs (13-7) beat the Hawks (5-13) in Class 3A North Section II quarterfinal.
Gilman 4, Calvert Hall 1: The host Greyhounds finished undefeated in league play and captured their fourth straight MIAA A Conference title, a league record.