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River Hill girls lacrosse scores early and often in beating Long Reach, 19-6

Seen here in this file photo from 2013, Jenna Collins paired with her twin sister, Julia, to erupt for 10 goals and six assists in River Hill's 19-6 victory over Long Reach Friday.

River Hill senior twins Jenna (eight) and Julia (two) Collins combined for 10 goals and six assists as the Hawks defeated Long Reach, 19-6, Friday afternoon. It was the season opener for the county's public school teams.

River Hill ran out to a 9-0 lead before Imani Sanders put Long Reach on the scoreboard. Nicole Coté had the Lightning's other first-half goal, making the score 10-2.


River Hill then ran off six unanswered goals before the half.

Sanders and Lillie Miller accounted for Long Reach's four second-half goals.


Emily Hamburger and Katie Caddigan each scored three times for River Hill in the game.

The Hawks' freshman keeper Annie Maloney made 10 saves.

River Hill 19, Long Reach 6

Goals: RH – Jenna Collins 8, Emily Hamburger 3, Katie Caddigan 3, Julia Collins 2, Kendall Stull 2, Halley Seybold. LR — Imani Sanders, Lillie Miller, Nicole Coté.

Assists: Not available

Saves: RH — Annie Maloney 10. LR — not available.

Halftime: River Hill, 16-2.

Glenelg 10, Centennial 7


Trailing, 6-1, at the half, Centennial stepped up its effort and tightened the score before falling to Glenelg.

"I'm really proud of how my team pulled together in the second half," said Centennial coach Rachel Burton.

"We didn't take care of the ball sometimes," said Glenelg coach Ginger Kincaid of her young squad.

Goals: G —  Stephanie Asher 3, Hannah Doughty 2, Lindsay LeTellier 2, Julia Salandra 2, Sami Smit. C — Alicia Hsieh 2, Dani Wilson 2, Kay Kelly 2, Grace Gavlin

Assists: G — Stephanie Asher 2, Hannah Doughty, Allie Noyes, Maisy Haney. C — not available.

Saves: G — Megan Taylor 10. C — Maddie Albornoz.


Halftime: Glenelg, 6-1.

Marriotts Ridge 18, Atholton 1

Goals: MR —  Alexis Zadjura 3, Taylor Hensh 3, Marissa Davey 3, Jenna Kerr 2, Emma Stukenberg 2, Katie Wardle 2, Olivia Geiger, Annalise Lower, Caroline Corbliss. A — Quinn.

Assists: MR — Jenna Kerr 3, Carly Miller 2, Marissa Davey, Taylor Hensh, Caroline Corbliss, Amanda Miller, Lily Kennedy. A — none.

Saves: MR — Caroline Moore 8, Rachel Ortell 7. A — Yasi Brewer 3.

Halftime: Marriotts Ridge, 13-1.


Mt. Hebron 23, Oakland Mills 1

Goals: MH — Jen Giles 4, Lexi Arens 2, Collins 2, Amanda Steinmuller 2, Chachi Kelehan 2, Soran Larson 2, Megan Pallozzi 2, Benson, Tianna Wallpher, Meghan Doherty, Zibilova, Case. OM — Sarah Farrall.

Assists: MH — Ally Unkenholz 3, Lexi Arens 2, Jen Giles 2, Chachi Kelehan 2, Benson 2, Tianna Wallpher, Collins, Amanda Steinmuller, Meghan Doherty, Daly, Case.

Saves: MH — Jen Schaaf 2, Ellie Mazzuca. OM — Candace Hammond 7.

Halftime: Mt. Hebron, 17-1.

Wilde Lake vs. Howard


A small electrical fire at Wilde Lake caused the school to be evacuated Friday afternoon. That led to the postponement of the Wilde Lake-Howard girls lacrosse game. The game will be played April 2.

Reservoir 18, Hammond 2

Chapelgate won its second Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland C Conference game by beating Key, 13-3.

Emma Rufolo and Christina VanWingerden led the way with four goals each.

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Today's game was very well played," said Chapelgate coach Colleen Norton.  "The defense is coming together more and more ach game and (we) played exceptional defense today causing multiple turnovers and grabbing several interceptions."

Chapelgate's first-year goalie Courtney Hayes made several crucial saves.


Goalie Liza Ballinger made 10 saves for Key.

Goals: CCA — Emma Rufolo 4, Christina VanWingerden 4, Abby Heffler 3, Julia delCarmel, Jenna Winand. K — Maddie Olfson, Alex Peterson, Gabriela Beavers.

Assists: CCA — Christina VanWingerden 2, Emma Rufolo. K — none.

Saves: CCA — Courtney Hayes 6. K — Liza Ballinger 10.

Halftime: Chapelgate, 8-2.