In 1A East, Patterson Mill will visit Havre de Grace on Friday to begin its defense of the 1A state title won last season.
Perryville awaits the winner on Monday.
Bobcats close with win
Bel Air (5-7) closed regular season play Friday with an 18-6 win at Perry Hall.
Maggi Hall scored seven goals to lead the win. Bailey Springer and Addie Kalama scored three goals each, while Anna McQuay, Gabby Trzeciak, Katie McGrain, Jenna Ranney and Logan Cook scored a goal apiece.
Trzeciak and Hall also had three assists each. Alexis Augustitus added two and Springer had one.
The Hawks were in control at the half, leading, 10-1.
Patriots beat St. Mary’s
John Carroll (9-7) opened IAAM A Conference playoffs on Thursday with a 10-9 win over host St. Mary’s. The Patriots were up at the half, 7-6.
Reilly Cisar led the scoring with three goals and two assists. Lexi Burch added two goals, as did Katie Hormes, who also had two caused turnovers and two ground balls.
Others contributing to the scoring were Ellie Hollin (one goal, one caused turnover); Bryn Fitzkee (one goal, one assist, three ground balls, two draw controls); Erin Scannell (one goal, two caused turnovers, two draw controls); Maddy Sterling (one assist, three ground balls); and Kaitlyn Sydnor (one assist).
Patriots goalie Emily Sterling had 11 saves and two interceptions.