Game-winning goals galore seen on Montgomery fields
-A roundup of the week in county lacrosse
In a matchup of two of the best teams in the state, Georgetown Prep junior Pat Glading scored the game-winning goal in the Little Hoyas' 9-8 overtime victory over St. Paul's on March 31.
Glading collected classmate Matty Collins' wild fling on net just to the left of the crease and ripped a shot past Crusader goalkeeper Harry Kreiger with 0.1 seconds remaining in the extra session. Prep is rated the No. 4 team in the state, according to laxpower.com, while St. Paul's is ranked sixth.
- Whitman attackman Jordan Karr scored the last of his three goals in the fifth overtime of the Vikings' 8-7 victory over Bethesda-Chevy Chase.
"I've been coaching for 31 years, and that's the longest game I've ever been part of," Whitman coach Kevin Pope said afterward.
- Quince Orchard's Eric Simon scored eight goals in the Cougars' 12-5 victory over Damascus on Thursday. The sophomore, who scored 41 goals a year ago, leads the county with 23 and has tallied multiple goals in every game this season.
- Sherwood is averaging just over 15 goals per game through five games, and tied a school record with 23 against Paint Branch on Thursday. Junior Kevin Laskin (18 goals), sophomore Michael Begley (16) and senior Kyle Johnson (15) each rank in the top five of the county's public-school scorers.
- Quotable: "Since seven years old I've been coming to these games. This is what it's all about. All I can say is all year, the guys have been telling me, Be the man. You've got to take a risk, be a leader.'"
Seneca Valley attackman Kyle Borsody after his triple-overtime goal beat Damascus, 7-6.
Churchill junior Zoe Kabelac was on fire last week, scoring 11 goals in the Bulldogs' 24-15 victory over Richard Montgomery April 1. She now is the county's second-leading scorer with 30 goals in just five games.
- During Northwest's 16-9 victory over Watkins Mill Thursday night, Jaguars senior captain Allie Rossano surpassed the 100-goal mark. Rossano netted four and has 103 in her career.
- Good Counsel junior goalkeeper Christina Sheridan has verbally committed to attend Boston University in 2010. Sheridan has been solid in goal (63.2 percent save percentage) as the Falcons are undefeated (7-0, 3-0 WCAC) and ranked 12th in the nation according to laxpower.com.
- Quotable: "As a coach you are always looking for improvement and I got a laundry list I could talk about. But I am very satisfied for a team that went undefeated last year to only have one loss so far."
Wootton head coach Anne-Marie Steppling