The No. 15 St. Paul's boys soccer team scored twice in the opening half and held off a late rally to upset No. 4 Gilman, 2-1, on Friday.
Coach Majid Mirza stressed longer ball possessions to take away the Greyhounds' physical play.
Iliyas Mirza scored the first goal on a header 15 minutes into the game, and Nate Hall added the second with 10 minutes left in the half.
No. 1 McDonogh 2, Archbishop Spalding 0: The visiting Eagles (1-0) scored a goal in each half to defeat the Cavaliers (1-1).
Keegan Kelly scored the first goal with 12 minutes left in the first half. Connor Smith added an insurance goal 18 minutes into the second half.
No. 2 Loyola 3, John Carroll 0: The visiting Dons (3-1) overcame a sluggish first half and scored all three goals in the second.
Ryan Conrad scored the first goal and was later taken down in the box by a Patriot defender to setup Gavin Barger's penalty kick for a 2-0 lead. Jack Lombardo scored the final goal. and Chris Girken made four saves in the shutout.
No. 6 Calvert Hall 2, No. 5 Archbishop Curley 5: Joshua Bender broke a 1-1 tie with six minutes left in the game to lift the host Cardinals (1-0) over the Friars (1-2).
No. 7 Bel Air 3, Mount de Sales 0: Kayla Klock had a hat trick and the visiting Bobcats (1-0) beat the Sailors.
No. 11 C. Milton Wright 2, Aberdeen 0: Alyssa Austen converted a header on a corner kick at the 32-minute mark and Julia O'Mara scored another goal 10 minutes into the second half for the host Mustangs (1-0). The Eagles fell to 0-1.
Hereford 2, No. 14 John Carroll 1: Sam Hooker scored the eventual game-winner 27 minutes into the first half when her shot deflected off the crossbar into the goal.
Marissa Inglias gave the Bulls (1-0) a 1-0 lead 10 minutes into the game before the Patriots (1-1) tied it 10 minutes later.
No. 14 Century 13, Thomas Johnson 0: Mandi Trostle scored four goals and Sami Bialozynski had two goals and three assists to power the visiting Knights (1-0) past the Patriots (0-1).
Patterson Mill 3, Towson 2: Mariel Castronova broke a 2-2 tie with 41/2 minutes left in the game as the visiting Huskies (1-0) edged the Generals (0-1).
Marriotts Ridge 3, South Carroll 1: Jenna Kerr and Keally Ingersoll each had a goal and an assist for the visiting Mustangs (1-0).
No. 5 Dulaney d. No. 9 Mount Hebron, 3-0: Darla Svoboda had 15 kills to lead the host Lions (1-0) past the Vikings (0-1).
Dulaney won, 25-16, 25-12, 25-20.
No. 6 Severna Park d. Fallston, 3-0: Lauren Kirchenheiter had 11 kills and Kara Glynn had nine to power the host Falcons (1-0) past the Cougars (0-1).
Severna Park won, 25-21, 25-13, 25-21.
No. 14 Archbishop Spalding d. Wilde Lake, 3-1: Jackie Doerr and Maiya Dalce each had eight kills and Alyssa Berke went 15-for-15 serving to lead the visiting Cavaliers (2-0) past the Wildecats (0-1).
Spalding won, 25-16, 20-25, 25-21, 25-23.