Grace Bruce scored seven goals and Demma Hall collected five assists to power Century’s girls lacrosse team past Middletown 17-7 to claim the Class 2A West Region championship Wednesday in Middletown.
Christina Haspert had three goals and Hall scored twice, as did Madison Plitt. Century improved to 12-4 and claimed its 13th regional title after outscoring the hosts 8-2 in the second half.
The Knights will face Hereford, which rolled past Eastern Tech 20-2 in the 2A North final, at Northeast-Anne Arundel High School either Friday or Saturday.
Damascus 12, Liberty 8
Round: 2A West final
Recap: At Damascus, the Lions (8-7) came up short in their bid to capture a fourth straight regional championship. Connor Stewart and Jake Griffin had three goals each, and Hunter rask netted two. Zach Morris made seven saves.
Smithsburg 17, Francis Scott Key 8
Round: 1A West final
Recap: At Smithsburg, the Eagles (5-11) fell one game shy of winning their first regional championship in 17 years. No box score information was reported.
Gerstell 8, Severn 4
Round: MIAA B Conference playoffs
Recap: At Baltimore, the Falcons (12-11) kept their season alive and rallied form a 4-0 deficit in the fifth inning. Max Friedman had three hits and two RBIs, and Tyrin Hawkins and Matthew Szedlock added two RBIs apiece. Gerstell travels to Glenelg Country School on Friday in the semifinals of its double-elimination tournament.