CHESTERTOWN — Anna Farley and her Bel Air field hockey teammates had never played in a state championship game.
No Bobcats team had reached the final since 1977, the only time Bel Air claimed a coveted crown. So this year’s Bobcats were determined to make the most of their appearance.
It took a first-half goal scored by Westminster for Bel Air to realize the moment.
“We knew nothing about Westminster coming in, so we were very unsure of what to expect,” Farley said. “After that first goal we knew we were going to have a really tough game on our hands. But after that first goal that we scored, it definitely picked us right...