The Rising Sun boys lacrosse team's foray into the Chesapeake Division resulted in a 9-3 loss to Patterson Mill Friday afternoon.
The host Huskies, a state runnerup last season, snapped a 2-2 tie with four straight goals and gradually pulled away.
Both the Rising Sun boys and girls track and field teams finished second to Bel Air in a home tri-meet last Thursday.
In the girls competition, the Bobcats (79) downed the Tigers (55.5), and North East (51.5).
Rising Sun's Heather Martin had a huge meet with wins in the high jump, pole vault, and triple jump.
The Perryville tennis team defeated North East 8-3 Monday, March 24.
The Panthers swept the boys singles matches. Number one Josh Sinclair pulled out a 7-5, 5-7, 10-7 victory. Number two Trevor Fell and number three Ben Brickner each won in straight sets.
The Perryville girls lacrosse team improved to 2-0 on the season by nipping Rising Sun 9-8 Monday night, March 24.
Taylor Poore paced the Panthers with three goals and an assist. Sydnie Bjork, Didem Akbay, Sam Leonard, Merve Akbay, Laura Ricketts, and Alex McCann each added a goal.
The Perryville baseball team opened the season with a 7-1 triumph over visiting Aberdeen Monday afternoon.
After winning pitcher Travis Brown wriggled out of a bases loaded, one-out jam in the top of the first, the Panthers tallied twice in the home half. Jake Hudson led off with a single to right and Jon Eldreth was hit by a pitch. Dustin Krahn hit a liner to short. The Eagles' shortstop was not able to catch the smash but recovered in time to get a force at second.
The Perryville tennis team dropped a 6-5 decision to visiting Havre de Grace Friday.
Emily James and Alennah Howell recorded singles wins for the Panthers.
Adam Straka and Malik Peary, Kyle Ciaccia and Robbie James, and Sammie Von Staden and Matt Rovine teamed up for doubles wins.
Rising Sun rallied for six runs in the sixth inning to upend Elkton 7-3 in the baseball opener Saturday.
Zach Van Dyke ignited the uprising with his second hit of the day, a single inside the third base bag. Cole Benjamin walked and was replaced by pinch runner Aaron Richardson. Adam Janney laid down a perfectly placed bunt to the third base side. The throw to first was high and wide, allowing Van Dyke to score and putting runners on the corners.
Chris Melrath reached on a bunt single on a controversial play to load the bases. Melrath bunted the ball and laid his bat down in front of the plate as headed toward first. The ball appeared to carom off the bat, but the home plate umpire allowed the play to stand.
The Perryville boys lacrosse team started the season with a 12-3 romp over visiting Bohemia Manor Friday.
Kyle Savick propelled the Panthers with five goals and two assists. Ray Woods collected four goals. Tyler Wagoner recorded three goals and an assist. Ian Fisher and Connor Bowman each added an assist.
Goalie Joey Carter made four stops.
The Panthers led 6-2 at halftime. Bohemia Manor trimmed the deficit to 6-3 before Perryville put the game away with six fourth quarter goals.
Brooke Wills celebrated her return to the lineup with a three-run homer in her first at bat and Katelyn Willis tossed a one-hitter as the Perryville softball team opened with a 12-0 rout of Elkton Friday afternoon.
Wills, who missed the end of last season because of injury, blasted a shot over the head of the Elks' left fielder to give the hosts a 3-0 first-inning lead.
She later added a single and finished with five RBIs.
New coach. New pitching staff. Same lofty goals.
The Rising Sun softball team has undergone some changes, but the Tigers fully expect to challenge for the region title.