Spalding girls remain atop A Conference soccer

By Catholic Review Staff
The girls’ soccer team from Archbishop Spalding High remained atop the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference Oct. 13, with a 1-0 victory over visiting Notre Dame Preparatory.
A goal by senior Katie Martin in the 15th minute held up for coach Ashly Kennedy’s Cavaliers, who improved to 9-2-2 overall and 6-1-1 in the A Conference.
The tie came in a 0-0 draw at Notre Dame Prep Sept. 22, as Martin produced the only goal in 180 minutes of action between the two schools in the regular season.

With Notre Dame Prep’s Ashley Gabor in goal, Morayo Adenegan defends Archbishop Spalding’s Jenna Snead, as the Severn school went on to a 1-0 victory at home Oct. 13. The must-win game keeps Archbishop Spalding in the championship hunt. (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)
Archbishop Spalding concludes its regular season Oct. 25 with a game at Mercy, which the Cavaliers already beat 6-0.
Notre Dame Prep, meanwhile, dropped to 6-2-2 overall, 3-1-2 in conference play. The Blazers next play Oct. 19, against McDonogh, the lone IAAM team to beat Archbishop Spalding.
The A Conference championship game will conclude an IAAM tripleheader at Anne Arundel Community College Nov. 5. It kicks off at 5:30 p.m. St. Mary’s and Mount de Sales Academy are in the playoff hunt in the B Conference, and St. John’s Catholic Prep of Frederick is a contender in the C Conference.

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