No. 4 St. Paul's and No. 6 Severn were fighting for a lacrosse playoff spot in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference. The visiting Crusaders (13-5, 5-2) went up by five goals and held off a late rally by the Admirals (13-6, 2-5) to win, 9-8, Tuesday.
St. Paul's led 9-4 in the third quarter before Severn went on a 4-0 run that spanned the third and fourth quarters. Tyler Perreten completed his hat trick with 11:14 left in the game to draw Severn within one goal. But St. Paul's defense, led by Alex Rode with 13 saves, held the Admirals scoreless the rest of the way.
"We dominated the first half. We only lost one faceoff," St. Paul's coach Rick Brocato said. "In the second half, we weren't canning our shots. But the defense stopped them in the end."
No. 3 Calvert Hall 7, St. Mary's 6: Ethan Mintzer scored four goals to lead the Cardinals (13-3, 5-2 MIAA A Conference) past the Saints (1-13, 0-7).
Gilman 10, No. 7 Mount Saint Joseph 9: Christopher Williams had four goals as the host Greyhounds (3-11, 3-4 MIAA A Conference) upset the Gaels (11-8, 2-5).
No. 8 Broadneck 12, South River 8: Taylor Bohanon and Jake Ryan each had a hat trick to lead the Bruins (13-0) past the host Seahawks (7-6).
John Carroll 20, Annapolis Area Christian 4: The host Patriots (15-6, 6-0 MIAA B Conference) extended their winning streak to eight games by beating the Eagles (3-8, 1-6).
Matthew Lowery won 11 of 12 faceoffs and Paul Diehl scored twice for John Carroll.
No. 2 Marriotts Ridge 9, No. 7 Glenelg 7: Sarah Blalock had two goals and an assist for the host Mustangs (12-1), who held off a late rally by the Gladiators (10-3).
Marrriotts Ridge opened with a 3-0 run.
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No. 14 Howard 10, No. 3 Mount Hebron 9, OT: Erin Demek had a hat trick, but the Vikings (10-3) fell to the Lions (9-4).
Lexi Arens had two assists for Mount Hebron.
No. 11 Notre Dame Prep 16, C. Milton Wright 5: Hannah Mardiney scored a game-high five goals to lead the host Blazers (12-6) past the Mustangs (6-7).
No. 13 Severn 16, Holton-Arms 8: Maddie McDaniel scored four goals to lift the host Admirals (13-6) over the Panthers (11-8).
Centennial 18, Oakland Mills 0: Goalies Izzie Chausse (zero saves) and Jenna Dietrich (one save) combined to shut out the visiting Scorpions (3-6) for the Eagles (5-7).
Garrison Forest 9, Annapolis Area Christian 2: Winning pitcher Madison Wilson went seven innings, gave up two runs on two hits, walked eight and struck out 17 as the Grizzlies (10-4, 10-2 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference) beat the Eagles (4-8, 4-8).