Carroll Varsity Roundup: Local runners shine at Bull Run

Carroll Varsity Roundup: Local runners shine at Bull Run
Runners from Manchester Valley, Century and Westminster run the boys cross country meet at Manchester Valley High School on Sept. 5, 2018. (Ken Koons/Carroll County Times)

Carroll County cross country runners performed quite well at the Bull Run Invitational on Saturday at Hereford High School.

Liberty and South Carroll had individual winners — Lions senior Daniel Saxon won the Medium Schools boys race in 16:30.7, while Cavaliers sophomore Danielle Firlie took first in the Small School girls race in 20:42.7.


Liberty had four boys runners in the top 10 and took the Medium Schools team title (23 teams) with 44 points. Century, led by senior Zachary Fenton’s third-place finish, was second with 91.

Century sophomore Elise Greenwald was 15th in the Medium Schools girls event, and the Knights were seventh out of 17 teams. Liberty was 10th

South Carroll’s boys won the Small Schools team crown with 77 points, and senior Jason Cave came in sixth overall. Winters Mill was third with 153, and senior Jack Frantz finished fourth.

Winters Mill’s girls were fourth in the Small Schools standings, led by Kathryn Hopkins (sixth place). South Carroll came in sixth out of 15 teams.

Westminster senior Charlie Ferguson was eighth in the Large Schools boys ace, and the Owls were 13th out of 21 teams. Westminster’s girls were seventh.

Boys Soccer

Liberty 3, Marriotts Ridge 1

Recap: At Eldersburg, the Lions got goals from Andres Britos, Shane Ervin, and Luke Rivard to help break a 1-1 halftime tie. Anjan Singh and Justin Ricketts combined for nine saves.

JV result: Tied, 2-2.

Century 4, Loch Raven 1

Recap: At Eldersburg on Friday, the Knights (4-1) won for the second night in a row. Dylan Hairfield, Connor Grow, Mason Motter, and Ryan Rolfes scored for Century, and Evan Montgomery had two assists. On Thursday, Century beat Francis Scott Key 4-0 behind three goals from Rolfes.

C.M. Wright 4, South Carroll 1

Recap: At Winfield on Friday, the Cavaliers (3-2) got their goal from Nick Simoncini.

Carroll Christian 7, Rosedale Baptist 2

Recap: At Westminster on Friday, Joey Brauer had two goals and one assist and Jhon Alzate netted two goals for the Patriots.


JV result: Century, 3-0.

Girls Soccer

Fallston 1, Man Valley 0

Recap: At Manchester, the Mavericks (0-4) got nine saves from Sydney Reseau.