BALTIMORE – Several of the local Prince George’s County teams found success in the MPSSAA regional playoffs that were just starting late last week. Here’s a look at how some of the started off.
In baseball, C.H. Flowers was a No. 2 seed in its Class 4A Section II action. The Jaguars, who are looking to win their second consecutive regional title, beat Bowie 12-6 in the second round after getting a first-round bye. They were was set to play at Eleanor Roosevelt on May 14 in the third round.
Oxon Hill received a first-round bye in Class 3A South Section I but then suffered a 23-1 loss to Poly from Baltimore in the second round.
Gwynn Park earned the top seed and a bye in Class 2A North Section II and then crushed Carver-Baltimore City in the second round. Up next for Gwynn Park was scheduled to be a home game versus Patterson from Baltimore City on May 14.
North CMIT earned a first-round bye in Class 1A South Region Section 1 and got a bye but its first game, with Fairmont Heights, was washed out. The game had been rescheduled for May 15.
In softball, there hasn’t been a lot of action. Bowie and Eleanor Roosevelt were the top two seeds in Class 4A South Section I. Both received first-round byes and are scheduled to play on May 14—Bowie vs. C.H. Flowers at home, and Roosevelt against Wise, also at home.
Oxon Hill is the No. 1 seed in Class 3A South Section 1 and also got a first-round bye before being scheduled to play at home versus Potomac on May 13.
Fredrick Douglass was the No. 1 seed in Class 1A South Section I. After a first-round bye, Fairmont Heights was waiting in the second round, scheduled for May 13 at home.
For boys’ lacrosse, Eleanor Roosevelt had the highest seeded team in the Class 4A South Region section and got a first-round bye before beating Wise 19-4. However, last year’s 4A South regional champions were defeated by rivals Bowie 17-8 on May 13.
The Bulldogs will host Northwestern, the top seed in Section I. The Wildcats also had a first-round bye before routing Bladensburg 15-1. They defeated High Point 12-7 to advance to the regional final on May 15.
Oxon Hill became the No. 3 seed in the Class 3A South Region Section I but Poly handed the Clippers a 14-4 loss in its opening game after getting a first-round bye.
Gwynn Park drew the No. 1 seed in Class 2A Section II as well as a first-round bye before beating Crossland by forfeit. Carver-Baltimore did not fare so well against the Yellow Jackets 20-7, setting up a regional final meeting against Hereford on May 15.
For girls’ lacrosse, Northwestern got the top seed in Class 4A South Region Section I and earned a bye. The Lady Wildcats soundly defeated DuVal at home 23-11 on May 13 and defeated Parkdale to reach the regional finals. They will face the county champions, Eleanor Roosevelt, on May 15.
Oxon Hill earned the top seed in Class 3A South Region’s Section I before routing Potomac 22-3. However, the Lady Clippers’ season ended with an 11-8 home loss against City from Baltimore on May 13.
Gwynn Park took the No. 2 seed in Class 2A North Section IV and came away with two byes. The extra time did not help because they lost 16-3 to Eastern Tech from Baltimore County – at home – on May 13.
Largo got the No. 1 seed in Class 1A South Region’s Section I. After a first-round bye, Largo then beat North CMIT 14-9. However, the Lady Lions were tamed by Fairmont Heights, 15-10, on May 13. The Hornets will take on McDonough for the 1A South regional title on May 15.