Glenelg  Country’s field hockey team improved to 11-4 overall and 10-1 in the IAAM B Conference, Tuesday, with a 4-1 win over host Friends School, in Baltimore.

The score was tied 0-0 at the half, but GCS came out of the halftime on fire as senior attacker Claire McAuliffe scored a goal off a lose ball in the circle just 21 seconds into the half.  Seven minutes later senior attacker Nevada Smith netted her first career varsity goal off an assist from senior attacker Sam Weinstein, with 11:09 in the half.

Friends closed the gap when Olivia Reed slipped a shot past Glenelg Country sophomore goalkeeper Sarah Bates with 13:32 left.  The Dragon’s answered back as McAuliffe netted her second goal of the game off an assist from Weinstein (her second of the day) with 11:09 left on the clock.  Sophomore midfielder Hannah Harbold netted her first career varsity goal with 4:23 left in the game to end the scoring.

The Dragons outshot Friends 27-10 and held the advantage of offensive penalty corners, 15-5.  Bates made eight saves. Glenelg Country has one final conference game, Wednesday, hosting Mercy at 3:45pm.  A win would give the Dragon’s first place in the IAAM B Conference.