Nike/US Lacrosse Mid-Atlantic Girls' Report
by Mike Loveday | LaxMagazine.com
Player of the Week
Brindi Griffin, McDonogh (Md.)
Griffin's goal with 7:03 left in the game cut Roland Park's lead to 12-11. She scored two more in less than a minute and a half to help give the Eagles a 16-12 lead with 3:32 left in the game. She led McDonogh with five goals in helping them to their sixth straight IAAM championship title.
Also Notable: Jules Horning, Conestoga (Pa.); Katie Melvin, Harriton (Pa.), Tristan McGinley, Moorestown (N.J.); Brooke Gallagher, Notre Dame (N.J.); Kelly Myers, Georgetown Visitation (D.C.); Sky Hyatt, Century (Md.); Kelly Matthews, Bishop Ireton (Va.)
Game of the Week
ISL Championship, May 14
For the last few years this has been the final meeting between St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Va.) and Georgetown Visitation (D.C.) and the teams appear on a collision course again this season. In their only meeting this season St. Stephen's defeated Visitation 12-3.
Mid-Atlantic Region Top 10
1. McDonogh (Md.), 21-0
The Eagles won their sixth straight IAAM championship and 112th straight game with a 16-13 win over Roland Park (Md.) on Sunday.
2. Moorestown (N.J.), 18-0
The Quakers dominated in two wins last week, defeating New Egypt (N.J.) and Shawnee (N.J.) by a combined score of 39-7. Tristan McGinley totaled eight points in the victories, including a four goal, one assist performance in the win over Shawnee.
3. Broadneck (Md.), 13-2
The Bruins moved two steps closer to a regional championship with an 11-6 win over South River (Md.) and Meade (Md.). They face Severna Park (Md.) on Monday - a win there will put them into the region championship game. Broadneck defeated Severna Park 15-8 on April 11.
4. Roland Park (Md.), 16-4
The Reds won seven of their last eight games to end the year, which included wins over St. Stephen's & St. Agnes, Georgetown Visitation (D.C.), Bryn Mawr (Md.) and Notre Dame Prep (Md.). Senior CeCe Finney scored six goals in a 12-10 win over Notre Dame Prep in the IAAM semifinal game to propel them into the championship game against McDonogh.
5. St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Va.), 23-1
The Saints finished the regular season with a 17-4 win over Holy Child (Md.) and opened the ISL conference playoffs with wins over Bullis (Md.) and Stone Ridge School (Md.).
6. Bishop Ireton (Va.), 16-4
The Cardinals defeated Good Counsel (Md.) 17-7 to win the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship on Monday.
7. Notre Dame Prep (Md.), 10-5
The Blazers season ended with a 12-10 loss to Roland Park in the IAAM semifinals. Notre Dame Prep posted wins over Archbishop Spalding, Severn, Roland Park, Manhasset and Bryn Mawr this season.
8. Garnet Valley (Pa.), 16-1
The Jaguars finished up the regular season with wins over Upper Darby (Pa.) and Archbishop Carroll (Pa.) by a combined score of 29-9. The defense got its first shutout of the season in a 17-0 win over Upper Darby.
9. Good Counsel (Md.), 14-5
The Falcons reached the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship game with wins over Elizabeth Seton (Md.) and Bishop O'Connell (Va.) in the quarterfinal and semifinal respectively. The finish the year as runner-ups after losing to Bishop Ireton in the championship game.
10. Georgetown Visitation (D.C.), 15-7
The Tigers downed Episcopal (Va.) 22-5 and Flint Hill (Va.) 18-4 last week. Kelly Myers scored five goals in each of the wins.
Conestoga (Pa.) got a 12-10 upset win over Great Valley on Saturday. Sondra Dickey and Scottie Growney each had three goals in the victory. Goalie Jules Horning made nine saves and helped hold Great Valley to just four goals in the first half. The loss was just Great Valley's second of the year. Conestoga improved to 10-8 and won its third straight game.
Notre Dame (N.J.) senior Brooke Gallagher became the leading scorer in program history last Tuesay in a 19-13 win over Hopwell Valley in the Mercer County Tournament quarterfinals. The Fairfield commit scored five goals to surpass the previous record of 225 set by Emily Bowers. She added six more goals in a loss to Princeton (N.J.) in the semifinal to give her 230 for her career. She has 305 total points for her career.
Kelly Matthews scored six goals and had one assist while Kelly Larkin and Charlotte Sofield combined for 12 points in helping Bishop Ireton defeat Good Counsel 17-7 in the WCAC championship game on Monday. The Cardinals finish the year 17-4 with wins over Archbishop Spalding (Md.), Georgetown Visitation (D.C.), Springfield-Delco (Pa.), Cape Henlopen (Del.) and Good Counsel.
2014 Mid-Atlantic Region Report Archive
- February 25 - Preseason Top 10/Player of the Year Watch List
- March 25
- April 1
- April 8
- April 15
- April 22
- April 29
- May 6
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