The Fallston boys lacrosse team took another step in defending last year's state title Monday, beating visiting Havre de Grace, 14-6, in Class 1A-2A South Section I final play.
The Cougars (12-4) will host Southern A.A. on Wednesday at a time to be determined.
Bel Air, meanwhile, saw its season come to an end at home with a 7-6 loss to Dulaney.
In Fallston's win the Cougars pulled away in the second half, after leading 6-4 at the half.
Brendan Nolan led the Cougars with five goals and Ben Claffee netted three. Dylan Wolf, Wesley Rumple (two assists) and Nick Esser each scored twice.
Collin Dean and Kyle Barkley scored two goals apiece to pace Havre de Grace (10-6). Nick Burley and Casey Brown (three assists) added single goals.
Fallston goalie Liam Wilcox and Havre de Grace goalie Jacob Laubner both finished with six saves.
North Harford (9-8) also advanced in 2A-3A North Section II action. The Hawks beat visiting Rising Sun, 14-4.
North Harford will visit Hereford at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Bel Air's loss came in 3A-4A South Section I play. The Bobcats trailed at the half, 4-0.
Tom Pfeiffer closed out a tremendous season with four goals, while Garrett Utz and Brad Casale had one each for the Bobcats.
Calvin Fleagle added two assists, and goalie Gavin Hanley made seven saves.
Four boys lacrosse teams from Harford County took another step toward a region title Friday. Bel Air, Havre de Grace, Fallston and North Harford each won, while Harford Tech, Patterson Mill and Edgewood were all eliminated.
Bobcats win big
Bel Air, Harford's lone team playing in Class 3A-4A South, easily defeated visiting Perry Hall, 19-0, in Section I semifinal action. The Bobcats led 9-0 at the half.
Tom Pfeiffer's four goals led the scoring, while Calvin Fleagle and Kasey Davenport both netted three goals. Chase Oberlin and Hunter Jewitt each tallied two goals, while single goals were scored by Garrett Utz, Brad Casale, Jason Dinsmore, Justin Calabrese and Carter Hofmann.
Fleagle dished out an incredible nine assists and Pfeiffer also had multiple assists with two. Joe Creaghan, Jack Lewis, Dinsmore, Hofmann, Oberlin, Dan Hopkins and Will Oktavek also had assists.
Bel Air played three goalies. Gavin Hanley made two saves; and Tamar Reese had one Hanson Egerland did not record a save.
Warriors edge Cobras
Havre de Grace went on the road to edge Harford Tech, 11-9, in Class 1A-2A South Section I semifinal play.
Casey Brown's five goals and one assist guided the Warriors and Nick Burley added four goals and two assists. Colin Dean had the other two goals and also added two assists.
Chris Parrott and Kyle Barkley added one assist each.
Tyler Fullem led Tech (7-6) with four goals and three assists. Attackman Nate Haskell also had a goal and Steven Mills added two goals from the midfield. Also scoring for Tech were Tom Burley, (one assist) and Brett Grube. Nick Letts added one assist.
Brown added five ground balls for Havre de Grace, while Dean, Joey Stone and Derek Lilly had four ground balls each. Kevin Vickery contributed three ground balls.
Trevor Crehan and James Holcomb each had two takeaways for Tech.
Havre de Grace goalie Jake Laubner finished with 14 saves and Tech keeper Chris Stallings had 15 saves.
Cougars beat Huskies
Fallston was also a winner in 1A-2A South Section I action, beating visiting Patterson Mill, 11-3. The Cougars led 5-3 at the half.
Nick Esser and Brendan Nolan scored three goals each to lead the Cougars, while single goals were scored by Tommy Kisielnicki, Ben Claffee, Andrew Stump, Garrett Krug and Wesley Rumple.
Esser also had two assists, with single assists coming from Keegan Teluk, Dylan Wolf and Ryan Buckler.
Patterson Mill (8-8) scoring came from Chase Tallon, Michael Dinatale and Noah Holloway. Drew Novad added one assist.
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Fallston goalie Liam Wilcox registered three saves and Huskies keeper Will Urban made 15 saves.
Fallston's Ian Clough caused seven turnovers.
Hawks beat Rams
In Class 2A-3A North Section II semifinal play, North Harford defeated visiting Edgewood, 10-7.
North Harford was led by Mike Boyko's three goals. Chandler Schmidt, Evan Siegel, Ryan Feiss and Neal Johnson scored two goals each, while single goals were scored by Jacob Linkous, Clayton Hood, Will Duley, Mic Green, Kyle Keating, Bret Hurley, TJ ODonnell, Cray Dayton and Thomas Dolinar.
Linkous and Feiss added assists. Hawks goalies Cameron Brosh and Anthony Phelps each made one save.
For Edgewood (4-10) Caruso Nicholson scored three goals and assisted on two others, while Shawn Kluchinsky netted two goals to give him 100 career goals. Ryan Stiemly added a goal and three assists and Joe Ludwig had one goal and one assist.