Middletown alum Clay Smith scored a goal in his seventh straight game Saturday, breaking a Hood College men’s soccer record as the host Blazers ran their winning streak to five games with a 3-0 victory over St. Vincent.

Smith’s former teammate at Hood, Brunswick grad Drew Demich, and Guillame Farges each had scored in six straight matches.

Smith scored in the 10th minute off a rebound for his 10th goal of the season to give Hood (5-1-1) the lead, and the junior also tallied two assists.

Ricky Salgado also scored in the 10th minute, and Jake Hynson capped the scoring in the 32nd minute, putting in a cross from Smith.

Hood goalkeeper Danny Castillo made two saves over 77 minutes.


Bull Run Invitational

Michael Belmaggio placed sixth in the elite boys division Saturday at Hereford High’s Bull Run Invitational, leading a Linganore team that finished eighth out of 19 teams.

Belmaggio clocked in at 16 minutes, 31 seconds, while teammates Will Cioffi (22nd, 17:17) and Carson Buck (34th, 17:43) also finished in the top 60.

Oakdale took eighth behind the trio of Kyle Lund (12th, 16:50), Collin Shriner (45th, 17:57) and Joshua Milliken (18:10). Grayson Whitesell (57th, 18:20) led 19th-place Middletown. Garrison Clark (15:53) won the individual title for Severna Park, which also claimed both the elite boys and elite girls team titles.

Urbana’s Carly McDonnell produced Frederick County’s highest individual finish in the elite girls division, finishing 26th with a time of 21:18. Emily McDonnell was 41st for the Hawks, who placed 15th out of 17 teams.

Oakdale placed 12th in the team standings behind Hayley Ross (33rd, 21:33) and Aubrey Schaffer (37th, 21:40. Middletown took 13th behind Eleanor Stafford (32nd, 21:31 and Campbell Caldwell (52nd, 22:26).

Tuscarora finished 11th out of 21 schools in the large school boys division behind Nicholas Hildebrandt (26th, 18:03), Sean Heare (48th, 18:56) and Nathan Usher (19:00).

Linganore took fifth in the 19-team large schools division, with Khelsa Connolly (10th, 21:06), Caroline Perrone (19th, 22:13), Rachel Hall (46th, 23:30) and Abigail Parker (59th, 24:20) leading the way. Other top individual in the large school girls division included Tuscarora’s Polina Kassir (53rd, 22:34).

Frederick placed 10th out of 23 teams in the medium schools division behind Mario Martinez (20th, 17:57) and Amir King’oo (46th, 18:53). Thomas Johnson was finished 12th behind Daveen Bavari (18:05) and Gabe Caprarola-Bian (19:11).

Saoirse Conley (44th, 23:10) paced the 12th-place Thomas Johnson in the 17-team medium schools girls division while Cate Osborne (49th, 23:17) and Alex Angulo (60th, 23:39) led the 14th-place Cadets.

Rachel Waldron (eighth, 21:37), Emma Strickland (27th, 23:04) and Brenna Williams led ninth-place Catoctin in the 15-team small school girls division, and the Cougars’ Owen Bubczyk finished 46th in the small school boys division.


Tuscarora 2, Frederick 0

Josh Helfand and Andrew Delauter each scored a goal, and Jack Lillis had an assist for the Titans. Max Lombardi recorded the shutout, making 11 saves.

Clear Spring 2, Brunswick 1

Tommy Cicmanec tied the match with a goal off a free kick in the first half. John Henry made nine saves for the Railroaders (3-4). Brunswick notched a 2-0 win in the JV match.


Walkersville 2, Smithsburg 1

Peyton Moots tallied a goal and an assist, and Megan Allen also scored for the Lions.

Hally O’Keefe registered an assist, and goalkeeper Jazzmin Salters made two saves for Walkersville (2-2-1).

The Lions’ JV team notched a 1-0 victory.


Oakdale Tournament

Round robin

MSD def. Chesapeake 25-22, 25-20, 15-9

Oakdale def. MSD 25-19, 25-19, 15-6


MSD def. Century 20-25, 25-12, 15-12


Oakdale def. MSD 25-10, 25-18. Leaders: Cassidy Perry, 4 kills, 6 digs. Citrine Lummer 3 kills, 5 digs.Sascha Tansky 4 assists, Alyssa Glennon 4 assists. Milana Bielucke 4 digs. Brigitta Luttrell 4 digs; Record: 20-2.


Mount St. Mary’s 1, VMI 0

Bilal Hassane netted the game-winning goal on a penalty kick in the 71st minute as the Mount (1-4-1) notched its first victory of the season. Goalkeeper Bobby Edwards finished with four saves in the contest, including two big stops in the second half.


Hood 3, St. Vincent 2, OT

LATROBE, Pa.—Delaney Crawford knocked in her first career goal in the 94th minute to give the Blazers the victory.

Jasmine Mangle collected a goal and an assist, and Jordan Bailey scored a goal for Hood. Erin Scarborough and Colby Painter each recorded an assist. ReidAnn Sever notched five saves in goal.


Messiah Invitational

The Mount St. Mary’s women’s cross-country team won the Messiah Invitational on Saturday, led by a first-place finish from junior Maddie Kole (23:26.50). The men’s squad finished third at the invitational, with freshman Brandon Nichols (28:54.90) registering a ninth-place showing for the team’s top finish of the afternoon.

In the women’s 6k race, Erin Jaskot finished third with a time of 23:26.50, and Ashleigh Kocher took fourth in 24:09.60, and Clarke Hooper was seventh (24:38.40).

Hornet Harrier Invitational

WINCHESTER, Va.—Hood’s Zach Crossey completed the 6,000-meter course in 20:20.6, good enough for 14th place.

Henson-Vendrell placed ninth at the Hornet Harriet Invitational located at the Kernstown Battlefield.

On the women’s 5,000-meter course Rapahella Henson-Vendrell placed ninth with a time of 20:23.5.


In a story on Friday’s football game between Brunswick and Frederick, which appeared on Page C1 in Saturday’s edition, Brunswick running back Layne Harich should have been listed as a senior.

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