High School Girls

April 5, 2011

LM Mid-Atlantic Region Report: April 5, 2011

by Chris Goldberg | LaxMagazine.com

St. Stephens and St. Agnes (Va.), ranked No. 8 in this week's Mid-Atlantic Top 10, hosts No. 2 Good Counsel (Md.) and New Jersey power Rumson-Fair Haven in its annual Spring Fling this weekend.

Player of Week

Eva Winiarski, Downingtown West (Pa.).
Winiarski scored 20 goals to spark her team to three wins last week. She had seven goals in a key 12-10 win over Archbishop Wood and then six goals and two assists in victories over Neshaminy, 21-2, and Hill School, 15-6. Winiarski has committed to Drexel University.

Mid-Atlantic Region Top 10

1. McDonogh (Md.) - 5-0 - The Eagles routed former then-No. 2 John Carroll, 23-12, for their 37th straight win.

2. Good Counsel (Md.) - 7-0 – The Falcons routed St. Mary's (Md.), 23-6, Monday and this weekend face their biggest test against St. Stephen's and St. Agnes at its Spring Fling at 10 a.m. Saturday.

3. Notre Dame Prep (Md.) – 3-2 – The Blazers claimed a key 12-11 overtime win over Bryn Mawr, and then suffered a 14-13 defeat to Long Island power Manhasset. They host St. Paul's Tuesday and play at Roland Park Thursday.

4. Bryn Mawr (Md.) - 6-1 – The Mawrtians suffered a 12-11 OT loss to Notre Dame Prep. Their big game this week is Saturday at John Carroll.

5. Century (Md.) – 3-0 – The Knights host Urbana today and play at Linganore Thursday.

6. Ridegwood (N.J.) – 1-0 - The Maroons opened Monday by downing Chatham 15-9, They now gear up for Saturday's showdown with Moorestown.

7. Moorestown (N.J.) – 1-0 – The Quakers opened Saturday with a convincing 14-1 rout of Philly's Strath Haven.

8. St. Stephen's and St. Agnes (Va.) – 10-1- The Saints host Good Counsel and New Jersey power Rumson-Fair Haven Saturday in its annual Spring Fling.

9. St. Paul's (Md) - 5-1 – The Gators play at No. 3 Notre Dame Prep today.

10. Episcopal Academy (Pa.) - 2-0 – The Churchwomen host Downingtown East Wednesday in a key Philly battle.

Game of the Week

No. 8 Moorestown at No. 7 Ridgewood, Saturday, 11 a.m.
These two New Jersey powers square off in an early-season showdown. Ridgewood is the defending state champion and Moorestown won 11 straight state championships before bowing last year in the Group III finals to Shawnee, snapping a 228-game wins streak against state competition.

News and Notes

Hannah Hartman scored the game-winner in overtime from a Rachel Quinn assist as Notre Dame Prep (Md.) topped Bryn Mawr (Md.), 12-11. Junior goalie Mary Sean Wilcox had 12 saves including a crucial stop on the first shot in sudden death. Erin Seipp and Georgie Tunney each had three goals and Covie Stanwick added two goals and an assist for Notre Dame. Kate Snouffer had three goals and Morgan Rubin had two goals and two assists for Bryn Mawr... McDonogh rolled to a 23-12 win over John Carroll as Jen Cook had five goals and an assist, and Taylor Cummings added four goals and two assists... Nikki Shapiro, Steph Toy and Nikki McMonagle scored three goals each at Moorestown defeated Strath Haven (Pa), 14-1, to open its season... Ridgewood owned Chatham to open its campaign Monday as Kelci Smesko has four goals and two assists and Samanha Giordano added three goals and one assist... In Philly, two-time defending state champion Radnor was a bit of an unknown after losing all but two starters and its long-time coach, Phyllis Kilgour. But on Friday the Red Raiders claimed a 10-8 win over Downingtown East, one of the teams expected to vie for the state title. Natalie Miller (two assists) and Taryn Deck (one assist) each scored four goals and goalie Annie Woehling (eight saves) was a rock in the net for Radnor.

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