Here is a roundup of varsity action in Howard County on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019:
River Hill 33, Atholton 8
Glenelg 14, Marriotts Ridge 7
Adrian Russell led Glenelg (1-0) with 18 carries for 146 yards while Kyle Dry (10 carries, 36 yards), Mason Davis (9 carries 35 yards, TD), and Trisden Bovello (2 carries, 10 yards, TD) contributed to the win. Penalties slowed the Gladiators down but the defense came up with to big turnovers Drew Sotka (INT) and Kyle Dry (INT) to help shut down the Mustangs (0-1) offense.
G: Mason Davis 1-yard run, Chris Retzbach kick [7-0]
MR: 42-yard pass, kick good [7-7]
G: Trisden Bovello 6-yard run, Retzbach kick [14-7]
Hammond 34, Oakland Mills 21
The Golden Bears (1-0) scored 34 straight points after giving up an early 7-0 lead to defeat the Scorpions (0-1). Loick Amouzou led the way for the Golden Bears with touchdown catches of 44 and 9 yards. Jahni Lawrence added an 11-yard touchdown catch. Quarterback Eric Grinwis threw for three total scores on the evening and converted two, 2-pt conversions. Josh Woods added two defensive touchdowns with a 55-yard interception return, and later a 30-yard return off of a blocked punt by Nolan Deshields.
OM: Kai Castle 3 yard run, kick good [7-0]
Ha: Loick Amouzou 44-yard pass from Grinwis, Sam Mercedes 2-point conversion [8-7]
Ha: Josh Woods 55-yard interception return, attempt failed [14-7]
Ha: Woods 30-yard return-yard pass from Fisher, attempt failed [20-7]
Ha: Jahni Lawrence 11-yard pass from Grinwis, attempt failed [26-7]
Ha: Amouzou 9-yard pass from Grinwis, Rafael Oliva 2-point conversion [34-7]
OM: 26-yard pass, kick no good [34-13]
OM: Jamon Ebron 1-yard run, Antoine Holmes 2-point conversion [34-21]
Oakdale 33, Wilde Lake 20
The Bears (1-0) scored a pair of touchdowns in the third quarter to start their title defense with a road victory. The Wildecats (0-1) held a one-point lead at halftime but couldn’t mount a comeback for Brian Henderson in his head coaching debut.
O: Dylan Berney 23-yard reception from Ethan Reifer, kick good [7-0]
WL: Amari Hutson 19-yard reception from Kofi Boampong, kick good [7-7]
O: Lee Goodson 9-yard reception from Cameron Dorner, kick failed [13-7]
WL: Izair Perry 1-yard run, kick good [13-14]
O: Dylan Berney 48-yard run, kick good [20-14]
O: Ethan Reifer 16-yard run, kick failed [27-14]
WL: Cameron Burris 30-yard block punt return, kick failed [27-20]
O: Avery McIelland 18-yard reception from Ethan Reifer, kick good [33-20]
Northeast-AA 41, Mt. Hebron 14
Woodlawn 14, Long Reach 12
Catonsville 32, Centennial 7
Reservoir 8, St Charles 0
Tessa and Sophia Cinotti both scored twice for the Gators, as they controlled play throughout in their first regular season game of the season. St Charles Senior Goalkeeper made several saves throughout the match, but the Gators offense was able to break through four times in each half.
Goals: Re — Tessa Cinotti 2, Sophia Cinotti 2, Reagan Bouie, Sophie Davidson, Sam Guchhait, Mia Smiraglia; SC — N/A
Assists: Re — Sophie Davidson, Sam Guchhait (2) , Mia Smiraglia, Tessa Cinotti ; SC — N/A.
Saves: Re — Lizzie Dudzinski 1; SC — Jamie McCawley 12.
Mt. Hebron 3, Thomas Johnson 2
The Vikings got revenge on the team that knocked them out of the Class 3A playoffs last season in the state semifinals. Alex Masse scored with 10 seconds remaining to give Hebron the victory.
Goals: MH — Maddie Hammond, Katelyn Hanks, Alex Masse; TJ — Chase Borntreger, Elaina Kluttz.
Assists: MH — Alex Masse, Natalie Lewis; TJ — Chase Borntreger.
Saves: MH — Ainsley Sowers 7; TJ — Alayna Burgamy 7.
Ana Comen scored the lone goal for Hammond just over eight minutes into the first overtime period.
Saves: Ha — Caroline Schrier 4, Brooke Kolheim 4.
Marriotts Ridge 3, Mount de Sales 1
Three Marriotts Ridge players scored goals in the victory. Junior midfielder Megan Wagner, freshman forward Giavana Liberto and senior defender Lindsay Hockensmith all put goals in the back of the net for the Mustangs (1-0).
Goals: MR — Megan Wagner, Giavana Liberto, Lindsay Hockensmith.
Assists: MR — Jordyn Choe.
Saves: MR — Mary Yodzis 1.
Century dominated possession in the first half, but sophomore goalie Dahlia Bedward and the Raiders defense did not break. The second half was more evenly played. Atholton took the lead midway through the period, with Century tying the game with 12 minutes remaining. Century immediately pressed Atholton in the overtime and broke through in the second minute with Summer Morrison firing in the winner off an assist from Haley Greenwade to give the Knights the win.
Goals: C — Emily Beall-Denell, Summer Morrison; A - Taylor Lau.
Assists: C — Summer Morrison; A — Ava Morales.
Saves: C — Jordan Vanarsdale 2; A — Dahlia Bedward 7.
Mount de Sales 6, Glenelg Country 0
Mount de Sales earned the shutout victory over the Dragons (1-1) behind two goals apiece from Brianna Allen and Mary Kate Allen.
Goals: MdS — Brianna Allen 2, Mary Kate Allen 2, Hope Keller 2.
Assists: MdS — Kate Ringstad 1.
Saves: GCS — Krissy Verma 19.
Mt. Airy Christian Academy def. Glenelg Country School — 3-0 [25-12, 25-8, 25-14]
The GCS Dragons (0-0 IAAM C, 0-1 overall) lost a non-conference match to MACA in 3 straight sets. GCS got a team-high 2 kills from Trinity Skidmore and 11 digs from Kelly Rushe to lead the way.
GCS stats: Trinity Skidmore (2 kills, 1 dig), Sydni Williams (1 kill, 9 digs), Kelly Rushe (11 digs)
Goals: G — Ian Higgins; F — Hugo Merry, Dalton Shifflett
Assists: G — Ethan Barajas; F — Rene Rodriguez
Saves: G — Noah Tajalli 6; F — Tyler Federer 1, Andrew Layman 1
Indian Creek def. Chapelgate — 3-0 [26-24, 25-16, 25-13]
Indian Creek (1-0) took care of the Yellowjackets (0-1) in straight sets in the season opener.
Chapelgate stats: Jess Lucas (6 kills, 6 digs, 3 aces), Madison Haller (4 kills, 4 digs, 3 aces), Joi Thornton (2 kills, 6 digs, 2 aces)
Roland Park 2, Glenelg Country School 0
Glenelg Country School 5, Catholic 0
With five different scorers for GCS (1-0) and a focus on midfield transition, the Dragons earned a shutout win in their season opener at home.
Goals: GCS — Samantha Wollman, Dylan Sterry, Maddy Sesay, Kayla Rich, Sophia Bandiere.
Assists: GCS — Sam Wollman 2, Sydney Naylor, Maddy Sesay, Dylan Sterry.
Saves: GCS — Krissy Verma 3.