Senior midfielder Will Dalton scored five goals and junior attackman Christian Pastirik added four as No. 7 St. Mary's defeated fourth-ranked and host Gilman, 13-9, in a Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference boys lacrosse game last night.
The Saints (8-4, 3-3) built a 4-0, first-half lead before the Greyhounds (10-2, 4-2) battled back.
Garrett Stanwick scored just before the half to give St. Mary's the lead for good. The Saints scored four unanswered goals in the first seven minutes of the second half to break open the game.
Senior attackman John Pinney and sophomore midfielder Kevin Carroll scored twice each for Gilman, which began the day just a half-game behind second-ranked St. Paul's for first place in the A Conference.
With the loss, the Greyhounds fell into a tie for fourth with McDonogh, 1 1/2 games behind the Crusaders, a 15-4 winner over Friends. No. 3 Boys' Latin is second at 4-1 after its victory over fifth-ranked Calvert Hall. Loyola, at 3-1, is percentage points ahead of the Greyhounds and Eagles.
No. 1 Loyola 11, No. 11 Severn 6: Ben Ruebor had four goals and two assists and the host Dons moved to 8-1 overall and 3-1 in the MIAA A Conference. Teddy Melanson and Brady Smith secured 16 of 25 faceoffs for Loyola. Severn fell to 6-4, 2-4.
No. 1 St. Paul's 10, Garrison Forest 2: Megan Del Monte and Annie Wagner each scored three goals to power the host Gators (10-1-1).
No. 8 St. Mary's 8, No. 15 Bryn Mawr 7: The host Mawrtians (7-7-1) rallied from an 8-4 deficit to pull within one after a 30-minute rain delay, but the Saints held on for the remaining 1:11.
No. 7 Broadneck 20, Annapolis 9: Allie Johnson set a career high with six goals for the host Bruins (8-1), who stayed unbeaten against Anne Arundel County competition.
No. 4 Severna Park 13, No. 14 Southern-AA 4: Host Severna Park scored in each of the first six innings to rout the Bulldogs (7-4). Junior outfielder Andrew Ferris, senior first baseman Brandon Howse and senior catcher Anthony Suppa homered for the Falcons (9-4).
Westminster 6, No. 4 IND 2: The visiting Owls scored once in the eighth and five times in the ninth to record the upset. The Indians fell to 11-3.