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.
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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).