State roundup (Feb. 20): No. 4 Terps men win 23rd straight opener

State roundup (Feb. 20): No. 4 Terps men win 23rd straight opener

Bryan Cole had a career-high seven points (three goals, four assists) to lead the No. 4 Maryland men's lacrosse team to a 15-10 victory over High Point on Saturday.

It was the 23rd consecutive season-opening win for the host Terps.


Freshman Austin Henningsen won nine of his 12 faceoffs.

Dylan Maltz and Colin Heacock (Boys' Latin) each had a hat trick.

Maryland took a 2-0 lead on goals from Matt Rambo and Bryce Young. The Panthers (0-3) evened the score at the end of the first quarter.

High Point's momentum carried into the second quarter as it took a 6-4 lead at halftime.

Richmond 7, UMBC 5: The visiting Spiders (2-0) took a 2-1 lead with 40 seconds left in the first quarter and never surrendered it to the Retrievers (0-1).

Jack Gannon gave UMBC a 1-0 lead with 8:34 left in the first quarter. Teddy Hatfield tied the score with 1:31 left before Alex Hatem scored the go-ahead goal.

Connor Gordon had 12 saves for UMBC.

Salisbury 23, Montclair State 7: Carson Kalama (Bel Air) had a game-high seven goals and Nathan Blondino added five to power the host Sea Gulls past the Hawks (0-1).

Thomas Cirillo added two goals and six assists for Salisbury, which used a 4-0 run in the first quarter to take a 5-2 lead.

Dickinson 13, St. Mary's 3: Dickinson alumnus and first-year coach Jason Childs suffered his first loss as the Seahawks fell behind 7-0 at halftime and lost to the Red Devils (1-0) at his alma mater, St. Paul's.

Brendan Steele (Severna Park) scored twice for St. Mary's.


No. 1 Maryland 18, Georgetown 8: Megan Whittle (McDonogh) scored four goals and Zoe Stukenberg (Marriotts Ridge) had three goals and two assists to lead the host Terps (2-0) past the Hoyas (0-2).

Caroline Steele (Severn) scored three goals, and Taylor Cummings (McDonogh) had one goal and three assists.


"We saw a lot of effort and good things from this group, but in the second half, we saw some things we need to work on," Maryland coach Cathy Reese said.

UMBC 20, Virginia Commonwealth 5: Carolyn Jamison (Westminster) scored five goals to lead the host Retrievers (1-1) past the Rams (1-1).

UMBC opened with a 3-0 run and never trailed.

Bucknell 11, Mount St. Mary's 5: Gretchen Richter had three goals to lead the Bison to their second straight win. The host Mount fell to 0-1.