Varsity roundup (Sept. 6): Top-ranked McDonogh opens with boys soccer victory

Boys soccer

No. 1 McDonogh 2, St. Paul's 0: The visiting Eagles (1-0, 1-0 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference) scored twice in the first half to beat the Crusaders (0-1-1, 0-1-1). Mason Christian and Kyle Brown each scored for McDonogh.

No. 8 Calvert Hall 2, Archbishop Spalding 1: The visiting Cardinals improved to 2-0, 1-0 and the Cavaliers fell to 3-1, 0-1.

No. 10 Mount Saint Joseph at No. 5 Archbishop Curley, ppd.: The host Friars (0-1, 0-0 MIAA A Conference) applied offensive pressure early taking a 3-1 lead on shots-on-goal and 4-2 on corner kicks, but no goals. The game went into a weather delay with 3:13 left in the first half. The Gaels (0-0-1, 0-0-1) spent most of the first half defending their end of the field.

Gilman at John Carroll, ppd.: Because of weather conditions, the game between the visiting Greyhounds (1-1, 0-0 MIAA A Conference) and the Patriots (2-0, 0-0) was postponed.

North Harford 4, North East 0: Dylan Jablon scored twice and Henry Mejia had two assists as the host Hawks (1-0) shut out the Indians (0-1).

Severna Park 6, Northern-Calvert 2: Kyle Jefferds and Gordie Bernlohr each scored twice as the Falcons (2-1) beat the host Patriots (0-1).



No. 11 Howard 3, Oakland Mills 0: Vendela Lundgren had six kills and two blocks to lead the Lions (1-0) past the host Scorpions (0-1). Howard won, 25-13, 25-18, 25-10.

Catonsville 3, Randallstown 0: Gabby Douglas had six kills and nine aces to lead the Comets (1-0) past the Rams (0-1). Catonsville won, 25-13, 25-13, 25-10.

Harford Tech 3, Aberdeen 1: Kerrigan Clem had eight aces and seven kills to lead the Cobras (1-0) past the Eagles (0-1). Harford Tech won, 19-25, 25-14, 25-15, 25-14.

Towson 3, Franklin 0: Sarah Nugent celebrated her first victory as new coach at Towson High in the team's second match of the season as the Generals (1-0) used aggressive serving and a balanced offensive attack to upend the host Indians (0-1), 25-11, 25-23, 25-11.

The Generals delivered 23 aces in the three sets, led by seniors Sydney Fringer (7), Tyanna Butler (6) and Claire Beaudry (5).

—Craig Clary,

Baltimore Sun Media Group


Girls soccer

No. 2 Archbishop Spalding 2, Urbana 0: Jillian Savageau made seven saves as the host Cavaliers (1-0) shut out the Hawks (1-2-1).

No. 5 Hereford at No. 6 Sparrows Point, ppd.: The game was suspended after 10 minutes of play due to lightning. The postponement date has yet to be set.

The game was a rematch of last year's Baltimore County title game, which Hereford claimed a 3-2 win.

Sparrows Point went on to capture its Maryland-record fifth straight Class 1A state championship, while Hereford reached the Class 2A title game.

—Glenn Graham

Field hockey

No. 4 Archbishop Spalding 3, No. 12 River Hill 1: Margot Lawn, Katie Fichtner and Lindsay Beardmore each scored and Lilly Grant assisted on a pair of goals as the visiting Cavaliers (3-0) defeated the Hawks (0-1).

No. 5 Garrison Forest 8, Good Counsel 1: Riley Patro scored four goals to lead the host Grizzlies (2-0) past the Falcons (0-1). Garrison Forest led 7-0 at the half.

No. 6 South River 7, North County 0: Darcy Clement scored twice to lead the host Seahawks (3-0) past the Knights (0-1).

Sarah Thompson made 15 savers for North County.

North Harford 5, Maryvale 2: Emma Radebaugh and Emma Buchanan each scored for the host Lions (2-1) as they fell to the Hawks (2-1).

Mount de Sales 6, Severn 2: Heather Stofregen made 14 saves for the Sailors (1-1, 1-0 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference). The Admirals fell to 0-2, 0-1.

Marriotts Ridge 9, Reservoir 0: Audrey Lyu had a hat trick to lead the host Mustangs (1-0) past the Gators (0-1).

Centennial 7, Long Reach 1: The Eagles started fast, scoring three goals in the opening seven minutes, and rarely let up from there to earn a home win and their first victory of the season.

"They were excited to finally have a game, and so they really brought that enthusiasm out to the field," Centennial coach Lizz Engle said. "They really executed everything that we've been working on during preseason, so that was good to see as well as a coach."

—Kyle Stackpole,

Baltimore Sun Media Group


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