Alex Puller scored her game-high fifth goal and the game-winner with a minute left in sudden-death overtime as No. 14 Archbishop Spalding beat No. 13 Mount de Sales, 12-11, in an Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference tournament first-round game Thursday.
The Sailors (8-8) took a 4-0 lead in the first half and the Cavaliers (12-7) battled back to tie the score at 5 at halftime.
Mount de Sales went up by four goals again in the second half and Spalding tied the game again to force overtime. The first overtime was scoreless.
Spalding next faces No. 1 and top-seeded host McDonogh at 4:30 p.m. Monday.
No. 5 Century 12, Winters Mill 10: The visiting Falcons took a 5-0 lead in the first half, before two yellow-card infractions shifted the momentum back to the Knights (12-2).
No. 9 Severn 16, St. Mary's 11: The fifth-seed Admirals (9-5, 5-5) rallied behind a four-goal performance by Cami Whiteford to beat the 12th-seeded Saints (2-9, 1-9) in the quarterfinals of the IAAM A Conference tournament.
No. 15 North Harford 17, Fallston 6: Morgan Knox had five goals and four assists and Leah Monticello had four goals to lead the visiting Hawks (9-2) past the Cougars (3-6).
No. 5 Calvert Hall 10, Mount St. Joseph 2: Stephen Kelly won 12 of 13 faceoffs and Tim Kelly had four goals and two assists to power the host Cardinals (9-5, 5-3 MIAA A Conference) past the Gaels (8-10, 1-7).
Calvert Hall, along with No. 1 Boys' Latin, No. 2 St. Paul's, No. 3 McDonogh and No. 4 Gilman, has secured a playoff spot. The sixth and final spot will go to No.7 Loyola or No.8 St. Mary's.
No. 10 Westminster 20, Manchester Valley 2: C.J. Nichols and Hunter Davis each scored four goals and Ryan Hursey had nine points (three goals, six assists) to power the host Owls (13-0) past the Mustangs.
No. 12 Eastern Tech 7, Kenwood 4: The visiting Mavericks (12-4) scored six runs in the top of the sixth inning to break a 1-all tie from the third inning.
Severn 12, Park 0: Freshman Jack Elstner (4-0) threw four innings, gave up four hits and struck out four, and reliever Kyle Nicholas worked one inning of relief and struck out two as the visiting Admirals (15-3) shut out the Bruins (1-12).
Glenelg 5, No. 9 Atholton 4:
The Gladiators defeated Atholton (11-3) in the bottom of the eighth inning to reopen the race for the Howard County championship.
After the loss, Atholton fell into a tie with Oakland Mills atop the county standings.
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No. 1 Eastern Tech 13, Pikesville 0: Winning pitcher Jordan Cargile struck out two and gave up one hit as the host Mavericks (16-0) shut out the Panthers (1-10).
No. 4 Perry Hall 11, Towson 0: The host Gators (11-3) and pitcher Miranda Lobus, who threw a no-hitter, got back-to-back wins.
Perry Hall beat beat No. 7 Mount de Sales, 7-2, on Wednesday.
Mercy 3, No. 9 C. Milton Wright 1: Aleta Terrill had three hits, including a double, scored two runs and had a hand in five putouts as the visiting Magic (7-7) upset the Mustangs (14-4).
No. 8 Northeast 14, Old Mill 1: Winning pitcher Brooke Steinbach worked five innings and struck out four and offensively had a single, a double and two runs scored for the visiting Eagles (16-2).
No. 10 Glen Burnie 4, Chesapeake-AA 0: Winning pitcher Ali Moos worked seven innings, gave up four hits and struck out three as the Gophers (5-5) shut out the Cougars (9-6).
Severna Park 10, No. 14 Broadneck 9, 10 innings: Winning pitcher Haley Simonds (10-5) threw 10 innings, gave up nine runs on nine hits, walked seven and struck out seven as the visiting Falcons (13-5) upset the Bruins (10-7).Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times