BaltimoreLacrosseNews.com, Posted 5/23/12
South River defeated Westminster, 10-8, tonight to win the MPSSAA Boys’ Class 4A/3A State Championship at UMBC.
The victory capped a 21-0 season for South River.
Meanwhile, the Hereford-Glenelg boys’ Class 3A-2A state title game has been postponed to 4 p.m. Thursday at UMBC due to inclement weather that delayed the South River-Westminster game.
The Hereford-Glenelg game was supposed to start at 8 p.m. following the conclusion of the Severna Park-Westminster girls’ Class 4A-3A state title.
That game was also postponed and will be played Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at UMBC.
South River 10, Westminster 8
South River rallied from a 7-0 deficit to cap a perfect season
Goalie Nick Marcelino made 17 saves and the Seahawks tallied 10 of the game’s final 11 goals to claim the win.
Junior Ben Chisolm and senior Chris Carr had two goals apiece to lead the comeback as South River handled the long lightning delay to finish a second undefeated season in four years.
South River, which lost 13-12, to Linganore in last year’s title game, saw Westminster (16-3) score three goals in the first 91 seconds of the game and take a 7-0 lead on a goal by Mike Kibler early in the second quarter.
Tyler White scored late in the second quarter to spark a 4-0 run for the Anne Arundel County champions to close the half.
the Seahawks opened the second half with four more unanswered goals and seized an 8-7 lead on Lavon Chaney’s score with just over three minutes left in the third quarter. Michael Strange then tallied a man-up goal to put his team ahead for good.
Marcelino had eight saves in the third quarter.