November 24, 2017

Boys/Girls lax: MPSSAA state championship recaps

Class 2A/3A girls lacrosse state championship: Glenelg 14, Oakdale 1

The Glenelg Gladiators (17-3) won the Class 1A/2A state championship in dominating fashion over Oakdale Tuesday evening, 14-1.

Sophomore attack and John’s Hopkins commit, Georgia Esmond, led all players with a game-high of five points on two goals and three assists. She finishes her season with 51 goals and 25 assists. Junior attack and Jacksonville commit, Alayna Pagnotta, netted a hat trick and concludes her season with 40 goals.

Oakdale, meanwhile, couldn’t generate many offensive chances for the entirety of the contest. Senior midfield and Michigan commit, Sara Parnes, scored the Bears lone goal. She finishes her year with 57 goals and 10 assists.

Lindsay LeTellier and Courtney Renehan both had two goals for Glenelg.

Glenelg outshot Oakdale 31-11.

 

Class 2A/3A boys lacrosse state championship: Linganore 9, Mt. Hebron 7

Left to right: Anthony Sparacino, Daniel Murphy, and Daniel Ross hoist the Class 3A/2A state championship plaque Tuesday evening at Stevenson University. Photo taken by Alycia Weaver/Maryland Sports Access.
Left to right: Anthony Sparacino, Daniel Murphy, and Daniel Ross hoist the Class 3A/2A state championship plaque Tuesday evening at Stevenson University. Photo taken by Alycia Weaver/Maryland Sports Access.

Article: Ross goes out with a bang, leads Linganore to 3A/2A state crown

Highlight Video: Linganore defeats Mt. Hebron in MPSSAA 3A/2A state championship

 

Class 3A/4A girls lacrosse state championship: Dulaney 15, Leonardtown 11

The Dulaney Lions (16-3) won the Class 3A/4A state championship with a prominent first half performance, downing Leonardtown, 15-11.

Mackenzie Gandy charged a high-power Lions offense that scored 10 first half goals with a game-high of five scores. The Lions led 10-5 at the half. Casey O’Grady pitched in to the offensive display with a hat trick of her own. Dulaney leading scorer, Annie Sachs, finished with a pair of goals and pair of assists. She finishes her senior year with 44 goals and 18 assists.

Kaitlyn Dabkowski (four points) dished out three assists and found the back of the net once as well.

Penn commit, Chelsea Kibler, paced previously undefeated Leanordtown (18-1) with four goals. Karson Harris picked up a hat trick for the Raiders.

 

Class 1A/2A boys lacrosse state championship: Fallston 12, Liberty 5

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Article: Fallston leans on experience to take 1A/2A state crown over Liberty

 

Class 1A/2A girls lacrosse state championship: Manchester Valley 22, Fallston 3

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The Manchester Valley Mavericks (19-1) put on a record setting performance on Wednesday evening at Stevenson University to take home the Class 2A/1A state championship for the third year in a row, 22-3.

Their 22 goals scored broke an MPSSAA state record for most goals scored in a state championship game. By halftime, the Mavericks willed off a whopping 15 goals and outshot Fallston, 30-9, for the entirety of the contest.

Senior attack and University of Maryland signee, Lizzie Colson (12 points), eclipsed the century mark in goals scored with her eight score showing. She caps off a storied high school career with three state championships and 146 points (107 goals and 39 assists) in her senior season.

Junior midfield and Towson commit, Rayna Deltuva, scored four goals in Wednesday’s contest and finishes her year offwith 47 goals and 37 assists. Sophomore attack and Coastal Carolina attack, Lauren Creman, recorded a hat trick for the Mavericks.

Anna Geist, Beanue Colson, and Lindsay Seipp all had two goals in the rout of Fallston.

 

Class 3A/4A boys lacrosse state championship: Severna Park 9, Howard 3

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Article: Severna Park meets effort with execution, captures 4A/3A state crown

About Kyle McFadden 350 Articles

Kyle McFadden is a graduate from Linganore High School’s Class of 2014, a sports junkie and general news-hound. He got his start as a sports writer in January 2014 for Linganore’s student-run newspaper The Lance, where he wrote 13 articles.

McFadden then launched his own blog in October 2014 called The Beltway Dispatch covering collegiate, local high school and professional sports. Formally known as The Beltway Dispatch, McFadden and Evan Engelhard merged respective platforms in June 2015 to make what is now Maryland Sports Access.

With baseball, basketball and golf experience, McFadden brings ample knowledge to the helm of MSA. McFadden covers a wide variety of sports in football, baseball, basketball, golf, hockey, lacrosse, soccer and specializes in the collegiate and high school levels.

McFadden volunteers his time at Damascus Road Community Church — serving as a mentor to the youth, basketball coach at the varsity and junior varsity levels, and leads a small group of high school sophomores every Wednesday night.

Although he’s only been around journalism since January 2014, he’s a high school sports reporter for The Baltimore Sun and freelancer for The Frederick News-Post.

McFadden’s work has also appeared in DMV newspapers The Aegis, The Capital Gazette, The Daily Times (Delmarva Now), The Hometown Observer, Howard County Times, Germantown Pulse and The Towson Times. He’s also won two Mike Powell Excellence in Journalism awards and has appeared on The Best of SNO, which showcases top student work of high school and college journalists.

McFadden currently studies at Frederick Community College and plans to transfer to the University of Maryland in the fall of 2018 to work on a bachelor’s degree in journalism with aspirations to be a national college basketball writer.

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