Unranked Huskies continue a strong late season surge with an 8-1 rout of No. 19 Carver A&T; South Carroll also advances to the 1A State Semis
The 2018 field hockey season got underway with four straight losses for Patterson Mill, but since then the Huskies have been one of the hottest teams in the area and now they are the 1A North Regional champions.
Patterson Mill earned that title on Wednesday when they traveled to Towson to face Carver A&T in the regional title game and it proved to be no contest, as the Huskies behind three goals and two assists from Molly Egan routed the Wildcats, 8-1.
Egan was not the only start for the Huskies (10-6), who have now won four in a row, seven of eight and 10 of 12. Julia Francis had two goals and an assist, Caroline Michaels scored twice and Alyssa Levitt had a goal and two assists. Sarah McCollum also contributed and assist in the victory.
Patterson Mill, which already has playoff wins over Fallston, Harford Tech and Carver, will now face South Region champion Patuxent in the 1A state semifinals. That game will be played at Broadneck High School on Nov. 7th at 7:00 p.m. The winner advances to the 1A state championship game at Washington College on Nov. 10th.
Carver concluded its outstanding season at 11-3.
Also in 1A on Wednesday, South Carroll captured the West Region title with a 7-0 rout of Catoctin.
The Cavaliers (9-8) scored four times in the first half and cruised to their first regional crown since 2004. Abbey Behn led the way with two goals and two assists, while single goals came from Julia Weiss, Kiersten Straley, Kristin Gruber, Shannon Finch and Campbell Vitek.
South Carroll will meet the winner of Thursday’s East Region championship game between Crisfield and Kent County. The Cavaliers state semifinal will also be at Broadneck on Nov. 7th, getting underway at 5:00 p.m.
Photos courtesy of Mitch Lebovic.