September 30, 2012
Toni Urovsky (left) and the Wootton girls soccer team handed Annika Leiby (right) and Damascus a 2-0 defeat.
ROCKVILLE, Md. — Jazmyn Sollars scored one goal and assisted on another as the Wootton High School girls soccer team topped visiting Damascus 2-0 on Saturday. Alyssa Kopsidas also scored for the Patriots (3-2).
Wootton senior goalie Lindsay DeStefano made five saves to record her second shutout of the season. The shutout loss was the first of the year against a public school opponent for the Hornets (3-3), who had scored a combined 16 goals over their previous two games.
Damascus will be back in action on Tuesday, when they are scheduled to host Montgomery 3A/2A rival Rockville. Wootton will host Richard Montgomery on Wednesday in the first Montgomery 4A South game of the year for both teams.
May 16, 2012
4A/3A West Regional Final
(1) Churchill 12, (2) Sherwood 6
4A/3A West Regional Final
(2) Churchill 20, (1) Sherwood 19
3A/2A West Regional Final
(2) Century 20, (1) Damascus 5
May 8, 2012
The unbeaten Sherwood High School softball team (16-0) has been named the top seed in the 4A North region of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association state championship tournament. The Warriors were the top seed in 4A West last year, but their season ended with an 8-6 loss to second seeded Blair, this year’s 4A West top-seed, in the regional final.
Another Montgomery County School, Damascus, is seeded first in the 3A West region.
The regional tournaments begin with first round games on Thursday. Weather permitting, the winners of Thursday’s first round games will play in the region quarterfinals on Monday.
The state semifinals will be held at the Bachman Softball Complex in Glen Burnie on May 22nd, and the finals will be held at Robert E. Taylor Stadium on the campus of the University of Maryland College Park on May 25th and 26th.
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May 7, 2012
Montgomery County stands a good chance of being well represented in the later rounds of the state high school lacrosse playoffs this year, as the Churchill boys and the Sherwood, Quince Orchard and Damascus girls teams were each seeded first in their respective regional brackets, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association announced on Monday.
The tournament begins on Wednesday, with the finals to be held at the University of Maryland Baltimore County on May 22 and 23.
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April 25, 2012
The Quince Orchard High School boys tennis team won its sixth consecutive match and improved to 6-2 on the year by beating host Damascus 5-2 on Wednesday.
The two schools were originally scheduled to meet on April 18, but rain forced a postponement.
Both teams are in action again Thursday, with Quince Orchard hosting Springbrook and Damascus hosting Einstein.
No. 1 Singles: Alex Lee (QO) defeated Gio Iosue (Damascus) 6-2, 6-3
No. 2 Singles: Shota Ono (QO) defeated Tony Guglielmini (Damascus) 5-7, 6-4, 6-0.
No. 3 Singles: Brandon Nguyen (Damascus) defeated Tony Losada (QO) 6-4, 6-4.
No. 4 Singles: Daniel Ahianyo (QO) defeated Brandon Nguyen (Damascus) 6-1, 4-6, 6-0.
No.1 Doubles: Butch Hsieh and Joseph Iosue (Damascus) defeated John Quintas and Jake Schnieder (QO) 6-1, 6-0
No. 2 Doubles: Jordan Singer and Spencer Blass (QO) defeated Joseph Chang and Nati Bulcho (Damascus) 3-6, 6-4, 7-5
No. 3 Doubles: Thomas Hohman and Nick Do (QO) defeated Kevin Lee and Gordon Filbert (Damascus) 6-1, 6-3
March 22, 2012
Junior Rachael Liguori allowed just three hits and one walk in seven innings to lead Damascus past visiting Blake on Wednesday. Liguori also tripled and scored a run.
Dan Feldman wrote about the game for the Gazette.