High School Playoffs: South River and Southern
South River Seahawks
On Friday, the boys and girls lacrosse teams at South River both found victory at home.
The girls played first and won 18-14 against Arundel; the boys won 14-6 against Calvert County’s Northern High. Both teams move on in the regional tournament.
The boys lax team will play at home tonight (Monday) at 5:30 p.m. against longtime rival Severna Park. If they make it past them as they did in the regular season, they will follow that game later this week by challenging the winner of Monday’s Arundel vs. Chesapeake game. The Friday win continued the boys winning streak. They’re now 16-0.
Not to be left behind, the Seahawk girls lacrosse team is 13-3 heading into their regional semifinal, also against Severna Park. In the tournament, South River was seeded first while Severna Park seeded fifth. Their game is at 7:30 p.m. at home. They will play the winner of Broadneck vs. Leonardtown, also playing on Monday.
In baseball, the boys will face Old Mill on Monday at 4 p.m. at home. On Friday, the Seahawks bested Broadneck, 9-1. Pitcher Scott Mitchell pitched five innings, allowing just one run. Austin Wright took over on the mound and held Broadneck back over two innings. In the fifth inning, South River’s Nick Sia helped to add three runs to the scoreboard with a two-run double and an error (www.SouthRiverAthletics.org for further details).
In softball, the girls took out Meade Senior High, 11-0 on Friday. Emily Bucknall hit a triple in the first inning to get things going. Morgan O’Brien pitched five innings and struck out eight. Christina Robey hit a double and drove in a run. Tonight (Monday), the girls will head to Glen Burnie for the next round of playoffs.
In tennis, South River’s Xiosong Shang came in fourth after beating Fallston‘s Rachel Holehouse (6-1, 7-5). She then fell to Taylor Newman of Bethesda-Chevy Chase (6-1, 6-1).
Here are the games being played tonight:
|South River Boys LAX||Severna Park||5:30 p.m.||Home|
|South River Girls LAX||Severna Park||7 p.m.||Home|
|South River Baseball||Old Mill||4 p.m.||Away|
|South River Softball||Glen Burnie||5:30 p.m.||Away|
|Southern Girls LAX||Calvert High||Away|
The Bulldogs girls lacrosse team beat Kent Island, 11-10 in the first round of the 2A/1A Division playoffs at home on Friday. Next the girls will face Calvert High (away) on Monday.
The boys lacrosse team fell to Patterson Mill (12-5) in the second round of playoffs on Friday.
In baseball, the Bulldog boys were ranked 12th heading into the playoff season in Division 2A. They met Largo (ranked 5th) and took away a 10-0 win. Way to go ‘dawgs! Next, they will play Glenelg, seeded fourth, on Monday.
The girls softball team fell to Marriotts Ridge (away) on Friday. They are out of the tournament.