"We just watched them take the ball to the goal," said Atholton coach Martie Dyer of the early score against her team.
Gina D'Astro and Tori Raulin each had two goals for Atholton.
Atholton defender Ashley Martin showed her competitive spirit. She broke a tooth and cut her lip when she was hit in the mouth, but she insisted on going back into the game. Martin is one of four sophomores who start for the Raiders. There is also a freshman starter (Raulin).
Goals: A — Gina D'Astro 2, Tori Raulin 2, Jen Bleakney. RH — Erin Barker.
Assists: A — Meaghan Quinn 2, Tori Raulin, Jen Bleakney.
Defense and midfield play has been the hallmark of Glenelg Country School's team this year and Tuesday's game against John Carroll was no exception. Senior Koko Etokebe led the defense while sophomore Tokunbo Olaniyan was a standout in midfield.
Goalie Sophia Kalaris had 12 saves for the Dragons.
The Dragons won their first IAAM B Conference game of the year Oct. 2, with a 3-1 victory over Friends.
Glenelg Country School got on the board first when Gabi Hernandez tipped in a pass from Carmen Zheng. Friends evened up the score 4 minutes later scoring on an offensive penalty corner.
Glenelg Country sophomore Julia Sheehan missed most of the first half due to a hard ball to the ankle but she was able to get back in the game second half and put her team the lead scoring off a direct shot on an offensive penalty corner. The assist came from inserter Erin Jack.
Hernandez scored her second goal of the game off a loose ball in front of the cage to seal the victory.
Goals: GCS — Gabi Hernandez 2, Julia Sheehan. F — Johnson.
Assists: GCS — Carmen Zheng, Erin Jack. F — Cullen.
Saves: GCS — Sophia Kalaris 9. F — Dunn 18.
Halftime: tied, 1-1.
Standings (as of Oct. 7)
Atholton, 8-1 county, 10-2 overall
Marriotts Ridge, 8-1, 10-2
Glenelg, 8-1, 9-2-1
Mt. Hebron, 6-3, 8-4
River Hill, 6-3, 8-4
Howard, 5-4, 5-5
Centennial, 4-5, 5-7
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