Shutout victory moves Sabres to 2-0

Saints Peter and Paul's Ben Schroeder goes up for a header as while Joseph Greaney (23) and Keller Daniels (8) trail the play during Wednesday's game against Gerstell.

SSPP 2 — Gerstell 0

Shawn Reinohl and Keller Daniels each scored single goals, and the Saints Peter and Paul High boys’ soccer team defeated Gerstell, 2-0, on Wednesday in Finksburg.

Daniels added an assist while Randy Nguyen chipped in a helper. Cory Morgan made two saves, as the Sabres (2-0 overall, 2-0 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B conference) outshot the hosts 19-2.

“It was a solid result on the road,” Sabres head coach G.R. Cannon said. “Proud of the boys’ desire and determination throughout the match. We need to keep getting better each day. Win on the road is always good, but we should have scored a few more.”

Sts. Peter & Paul plays tomorrow at St. Mary’s.

Gunston 3, Salisbury Christian 1

The Herons improved to 1-0 overall and 1-0 in the Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference with the nice win at home.

Kylee Rushton, Ju Lee and Mekonnen Sahle-Selassi scored single goals.

Gunston plays tomorrow at Delmarva Christian.

GIRLS’ SOCCER

Kent Island 6, Stephen Decatur 1

The Buccaneers won their opener via rout, defeating the Seahawks on the road in Berlin.

McKenzie Mogel scored two goals and dished an assist, while Lily Dixon also netted a pair of goals. Kylie Marsden and Erin Austin each added a score apiece, while Claire Schultz (two) and Tete Freeman (one) added assists.

Lauren Hartnett led a strong defensive effort, with Megan Mollman making one save after backing up Cara Cunane.

Kent Island plays in a key Class 2A East Region game tomorrow at home against Parkside.

“Came out sluggish, but after five minutes got in the flow with our passing game,” Bucs head coach Mike Leach said. “Friday will be a big game against a top 2A school that could have huge playoff ramifications.”

Easton 11, Wicomico 0

SALISBURY — Julia Hammons and McKenna Pritchett each had a hat trick, and Macy Schmidt added two goals to lead the Warriors.

Karlie Roberts, Corinne Mead, and Erika George each had one goal for Easton, and Schmidt, George, Lily Osborne, Alyssa Ferreira, and Arden Dukehart each had assists. Jess Millard and Cate Southworth combined for the shutout.

The Warriors are now 2-1.

Col. Richardson 1, Mardela 1

The sides tied, with Olivia Christopher scoring for the Colonels (0-1-1) in the first half before Jenna Fox tied it in the second for the Warriors. Megan Stubbs assisted Christopher’s goal.

“We continue to be solid in the back just need to start taking advantage of our opportunities,” Colonels head coach Thomas Hummel said.

Parkside 4, North Caroline 1

Sydney Baker scored the Bulldogs’ lone goal, as they fell to 2-1 after losing to the Bayside power on the road in Salisbury.

Alyssa Deck made 14 saves for Caroline, while Emily Darling stopped five shots.

“Parkside is well balanced; it was their first game of the season,” Bulldogs head coach Joe Bildstein said. “We’ve got some work to do but lots of positives, too.”

Gunston 3, Salisbury Christian 3

Aidan Ireland, Cedar Foster and Bella Adams scored for the Herons (2-1-1, 1-1-1 ESIAC) in a tie.

Gunston plays tomorrow at West Nottingham.

VOLLEYBALL

Kent Island 3, Wicomico 0

The Buccaneers (1-0) swept via game scores of 25-9, 25-12 and 25-22 on the road in Salisbury.

Emily Blum, Kathleen Sonneveldt, Nevaeh Carter and Lily Golembeski each had four kills. Mia Calzada added 19 service points and six aces.

“The Lady Bucs are beginning to play better as a team,” first-year head coach Glenn Brainer said. “They did a great job of attacking free balls and turning them into points.”

Kent Island plays tomorrow at Northern.

J.M. Bennett 3, North Caroline 1

The Bulldogs fell via game scores of 25-23, 11-25, 9-25, 21-25 in a road loss.

Lauren Williamson compiled 13 kills, 13 digs and three aces for Caroline (0-1), while Mallory Short compiled five kills, two aces and six digs. Madelyn Rorabaugh added three kills, 28 assists, one ace and one block, and Kelsey Walters (two aces, four blocks, two digs) also chipped in.

“She played so great, they all really played well,” Bulldogs head coach Amanda VanSkiver said of Rorabaugh’s huge game. “It was a really great match; Bennett made some great adjustments. We were a little slower to adjust. They have a great team this year. We think it was a great season opener, great play on both sides.”

Caroline plays tomorrow at Leonardtown.

Col. Richardson 3, Pocomoke 0

The Colonels (3-0) cruised, 25-4, 25-7 and 25-7, on the road.

Kayla Peterson notched nine aces and six kills, while Alexis Bates netted seven aces and three kills. Aubrie Meredith (two aces, four kills) and Mikala Harrison (three kills) and Hope Kraus (12 assists) also had nice games.

“We played very well, we stayed on top the whole match,” Colonels head coach Stephanie Garey said.

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