Varsity roundup (April 6): No. 1 McDonogh girls rally to win, 8-7, in lacrosse

In a matchup of the top two teams in the Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse Girls' Top 25 High School Power Rankings, visiting No. 1 McDonogh rallied from a late two-goal deficit Saturday to edge No. 2 Manhasset (N.Y.), 8-7.

Junior midfielder Kayla Abernathy scored the tying and go-ahead goals off feeds from North Carolina-bound midfielder Julia Dorsey, the latter coming with 11:28 remaining. Dorsey finished with two goals and two assists for the Eagles, and Abernathy added a pair of goals.


McDonogh (9-0), which has won 207 of its past 208 games, took control between the 30s by winning draw controls in the second half.

Glenelg vs. Marriotts Ridge girls lacrosse

Kent Island 12, Mount de Sales 11: The visiting Buccaneers improved to 4-0 and the Sailors (2-6) have lost two of their last three games. Mount de Sales will host John Carroll, who lost 11-9 to Maryvale, on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Boys lacrosse

No. 6 Boys’ Latin 13, John Carroll 7: Ben Smith scored three of his game-high four goals in the first half as the Lakers (5-5, 1-1 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference) routed the Patriots (3-4, 0-2) at US Lacrosse.The victory snapped a three-game losing streak for Boys Latin, which hosts No. 3 McDonogh on Tuesday. John Carroll’s losing streak got extended to four games.


Mount Carmel 6, St. John’s Catholic Prep 4: Winning pitcher Spencer Knotts improved to 3-1 as the host Cougars (7-5, 4-4 MIAA B Conference) beat the Vikings (2-9, 2-5).

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