Saved by defense.
Rising Sun's goalie, Ashley MacFarlane nabbed 19 saves between the poles and the Tigers scored the games first three goals leading the way to a 7-3 victory over North East, at Calvert Regional Park on April 19.
"It would (have) been a different game if she (MacFarlane) wasn't in the goal for us," said Rising Sun head coach Rebecca Guethler.
"We just love the game and I feel like we really wanted to win this game. So it kind of clicked in our minds that we need to win, we need to hustle, we need to get those ground balls and we need to make better passes and towards the end we started to do that and that is what (gave us) the win," said MacFarlane.
Perryville girls track and field team finished first and Bo Manor's boys captured first at the Cecil Invitational at Bo Manor, last Tuesday, April 11.
The girls (129) topped Rising Sun (91.5), Bo Manor (64.5), Elkton (49), and North East (39).
The Panthers took two of the relay races, Katelyn Broughman, Christen Dodson, Jasmyn Strong, and Kacey Marcinkevich combined triumphed in the 4x100. Dodson, Strong, Broughman, and Ellie Kuhn also took the 4x200. Dodson also prevailed in the 200 meter distance race.
Bo Manor captures their first win of the season after a opening season slump.
The Eagles defeated visiting North East 11-10, on Tuesday, April 11.
Bo Manor took the lead early on, with a score of seven while holding the Indians to three by the end of the first period.
North East made comeback at the start of the second period, after scoring three goals. Kiley Day scored an additional goal to tie up the game (7-7).
"I challenged them, we were down by four and I said to them, you have a choice here, you either can give up or do something and they did. They made something happen," said North East head coach Joe Burkhardt. "I am proud of the girls for not giving up."
After capturing a two-run lead in the the second inning Perryville took an on the road win over North East.
Mara Little hit a triple in top of the second, putting a man on third. Emily Phillips then hit a single. Hanna Downes was walked loading the bases for Perryville. Hannah Gordon was walked, giving the Panthers their first run, scored by Little.
Erin Murphy hit a single, which brought in a second run for the Panthers by Sarah Chandler, to round out the top of the second.
"Usually when people give us the opportunity to hit, we hit and we make them pay," said Phillips.
Colby Brown, captured 14 saves for the Tigers, which kept them in the game.
Rising Sun defeated the Elks at home, 15-8 on April 5.
"Brown single-handedly, kept us in the game. Our entire team owes this win to him, because with out his play, we (would) go into half-time down a few a goals," said Rising Sun head coach Justin Parker in an email.
The Tigers and the Elks had a tight game through the first half with the Elks leading by one goal.
Perryville girls track and field team finished first and the boys were second in a home three-team meet last Tuesday, April 4.
The girls (98.5) topped Bo Manor (44) and Elkton (39.5).
Kailee McCutchen claimed the two hurdle events. Jarah Cevis won the shot put and was second in the discus whith her teammate Christen Dodson took first. Ellie Kuhn prevailed in the triple jump. Mckayla Reeves captured the high jump. Megan O'Neal won the long jump for Elks
For Bo Manor, Kristen Walz swept the 400 and 800 meter distance races. Elle Meyer took the 1600 and Aubrey Preseke triumphed in the 3200.
The Elks' took two of the relay races, Rae'oni Garnett, Kyla Wilson, Sonali Shahm and Makayla Peterson, combined triumphed in the 4x200 and the 4x400.
In the boys team competition, Bo Manor (83) defeated Perryville (73), and Elkton (27).
North East boys track and field team finished first in a three-team meet at Rising Sun High School last Tuesday, April 4. The boys (83) defeated Patterson Mill (65), and Rising Sun (35).
The Indians took two of the of the four relay races. Jordan McCollum, Sean McGowan, Taylor Danglade, and Jalen Giles, combined to win the 4x100 relay. Michael King, Sean McGowan, Kevin Dennis, and Michael Duong collectively won the 4x200 relay.
The Rising Sun tennis team are 4-0, defeating Elkton 11-0 last Thursday, March 30.
Number three single Meghan Rohrer won in straight sets. Number one Amber Burrell won 6-2, 6-1. Kaysie Mackie also triumphed 6-2, 6-0.
In the first doubles Anna Chidester/ Brianna Rohrer and second doubles Maura Elburn/ Kamryn Ducote both breezed.
A grand slam in extra innings gives Bo Manor a win over Perryville.
Freshman Carlee Ferguson hit a game ending walk-off grand slam to give Bo Manor the 8-4 win in two extra innings on March 29 at home.
A sluggish start gives the Tigers another loss.
The Tigers lost to visiting Edgewood 5-4 on Thursday night, March 30.
Edgwood nabbed the lead early on, scoring four goals. Rising Sun's Molly Raser added the first goal for the Tigers with seconds left, in the first half, giving the Tigers a foothold.