TopLaxRecruits.com, Posted 4/6/14
The host Saints, ranked No. 10, defeated No. 13 Milton (GA), 11-4, and Illinois power Loyola Academy, 11-5. Also, Milton toppled No. 14 Good Counsel (MD), 7-6.
Meanwhile, No. 9 St. Anthony’s (N.Y.) edged No. 19 Georgetown Visitation (D.C.) 11-10 on a goal in the final five seconds by Izzy Mangan, and GV also defeated Good Counsel.
Other teams competing in the 14-team, weekend event were Holy Cross (MD),Holy Child (MD), The Rumson Country Day School (N.J.), Collegiate School (VA), Archbishop Carroll (PA), St. Anne’s Belfield (VA), Agnes Irwin (PA) and Oakton (VA).
Here are some results:
Milton 7, Good Counsel 6
Milton rallied from deficits of 5-3 and 6-5 as Shahpar Mirza (11 saves) held GC scoreless for the final 15 minutes. Mackenzie Lech (1 goal, 3 assists, 2 GB’s), Emily Velez (2 goals), Lindsey Burton (3 GB’s, 2 FTO’s, 2 DC’s), Brooke Winsness (1 goal, 2 FTO’s), and Claire Smith (1 goal, 5 Draws won) led the way.
“This was a fun game to coach and fun game for the girls to play in,” said Milton coach Tim Godby. “It was very fast paced and both teams battled hard. It was great for us to win a close game because we tied with Good Counsel (5-1) last year and lost in OT to Georgetown Visitation here at the Spring Fling last season by 1.”
St. Stephens & St. Agnes 11, Milton 4
Gussie Johns was strong in the goal and Sophie Davidson (4g, 1a), Ellie Major (4g, 1a) and by Bailey (3a) led the Saints (12-0).
For Milton (9-2), the leaders were Winsness (1 goal, 1 assist, 2 FTO’s), Velez (1 goal), Emma Harden (1 goal, 2 GB’s), Mirza (7 saves) and Smith (4 draws won, 1 draw control, 2 GB’s).
“It was obviously tough for us to get up physically and emotionally to compete in this game after such a big win an hour and a half earlier (over Good Counsel),” Godby said. “I wish we could have played them with fresh legs and at a neutral site.”
St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes 11, Loyola Academy 5
Major had four goals and Carson three while Bailey dished five assists and Johns again was strong. For Loyola (6-1), Gieriet Bowen scored twice.
“I thought we played consistently,” said SSSA coach Kathy Jenkins. “Loyola won 10 of the 18 draws, but they didn’t get many shots on us; just 11 the whole game.”
Agnes Irwin School 11, St. Anne’s Belfield (VA) 7
Agnes Irwin 14, Holy Child (MD) 9
Hannah Keating had seven goals for the Owls in the win over St. Anne’s and six more in the victory over Holy Child. Bridget Chakey added three goals and three assists in the Holy Child win.
Oakton (VA) 9, Archbishop Carroll 8
Carroll 10, Holy Cross (MD) 9
Margaret Filippelli had four goals and an assist for the Patriots (5-1) in their win; Avery Murphy had three goal in the loss.
Other girls’ games
Hutchison (TN) 13, Lassiter (GA) 12 (via @hutchisonsting)
Chloe Duke scores the game-winner to help the Sting rally for the victory over Lassiter 99-2) and their 31st straight win.
Glenbrook North (IL) 12, Lake Forest (IL) 7 (via @GBNGirlsLax)
Maggie Holohan had seven goals and two assists, Shayna Lutz had two goals and four assists and Caitrin Holohan had two goals and two assists for the Spartans (4-1). It was the first time in program history that GN defeated the perennial state power.
Cape Henlopen (DE) 13, Archmere (DE) 7
The five-time state champion Vikings avoided an upset and claimed their 63rd straight in-state win with a late 7-1 surge as Allie Yeager had three goals and three assists.