Miller-led Hereford wins, 11-8, in lacrosse; Down by two early, Bulls rush past Eastern Tech; Roundup; HIGH SCHOOLS


Attack-midfielder Matt Miller scored five first-half goals, and the wing play of second-team All-Metro defender Rob Bateman produced five assists as 13th-ranked Hereford overcame a two-goal first-quarter deficit in an 11-8 Baltimore County Division I boys lacrosse victory over 14th-ranked Eastern Tech yesterday.

Down 3-1 after one period, the host Bulls (3-0, 2-0) outscored the Mavericks (2-1, 1-1) by 6-1 in the second period for a 7-4 halftime lead.

Miller had three second-period goals and the Penn State-bound Bateman three assists.

Miller has scored 12 goals and three assists this week, including a school-record seven in a win over John Carroll.

Towson University-bound Justin Combs led the Mavericks with two goals and three assists

No. 2 Boys' Latin 21, Mt. St. Joseph 12: Senior Dan Berger led the Lakers (4-2, 2-2) with five goals and three assists. Senior Bryan Chipped added four goals and four assists. Brian Mundorf led the Gaels (1-4, 0-4) with three goals.

No. 3 St. Paul's 16, Friends 9: Bernard Gill had four goals and two assists as the Crusaders raced past the Quakers. Conor Ford scored a goal and had five assists for St. Paul's.

No. 7 Calvert Hall 10, No. 4 St. Mary's 8: Senior Calvert Hall midfielder Kevin Frew scored three goals, including the game-winner with 6: 47 left to play, spurring the Cardinals to an MIAA A Conference upset. Calvert Hall (3-2) led the entire game.

Girls lacrosse

No. 8 South River 23, North County 6: The Seahawks (3-0) cruised on Jessica Beard's six goals and Jackie Colacicco's five goals in beating the Knights (0-3) in Anne Arundel County league play. The Seahawks have outscored their first three opponents 55-13.


No. 2 Mt. St. Joseph 3, St. Paul's 2: Gavin Floyd (4-0) threw a two-hitter and struck out 12. Chris McAndrew tied the game with a two-out single and the Gaels (10-2) scored the winning run on a balk.

No. 4 Arundel 14, South River 4: Arundel (3-2) broke open a close game in the fourth inning with seven runs. Jason Ford capped the rally with a two-run double. Chris Fernandez had two RBIs and Chip Zeigler hit a home run in the third inning. South River dropped to 2-3.

No. 9 Old Mill 11, North County 5: Senior Jimmy Jackson was 2-for-3 with a triple to lead Old Mill (2-3). North County fell to 0-5.

No. 10 Patapsco 8, Woodlawn 2: Jerry Hehring went 3-for-4 with a double to power the Patriots (2-1-1). Patapsco's Joe Eckert and Tim Layte each doubled. Right-hander Danny Blubaugh pitched four innings of three-hit ball to gain the win.


No. 1 Spalding 12, McDonogh 0: Megan Cohen's 4-for-5 game included two doubles and powered the Cavaliers (4-0) past the Eagles (0-3) in the IAMM League. Jessica Saunders (3-0) pitched a complete game and struck out nine batters for the Cavaliers.

No. 2 North County 8, Old Mill 7: The No. 2-ranked Knights (2-2) rallied with five runs in the final two innings to defeat the visiting Patriots (0-4). Caitlin Burns delivered a two-out, game-winning base hit.

River Hill 5, No. 6 Atholton 4: River Hill's Heather Jackson didn't walk a batter and teammate Kelly Smith had two hits, including a home run, sparking the Hawks (3-2) to an upset of Atholton (4-1) in Howard County play.

Atholton pitcher Kate Zitnay (4-1) allowed her first earned runs of the season.

No. 10 North Carroll 4, Thomas Johnson 1: Panthers second baseman Tricia Brown had a double and scored two runs. Lisa Tunney struck out five for North Carroll (2-0).

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