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April 25, 2018 — With their 193rd consecutive win, McDonogh makes a statement

It was “first” vs. “best” at W. Boulton Dixon Field at Owings Mills McDonogh (Md.), as the host Eagles, having won its previous 192 varsity matches, took on IAAM “A” rival Baltimore Bryn Mawr (Md.), the oldest varsity girls’ lacrosse program in the United States.

And there was every reason for the Mawrtians to think they could be the team that could end the McDonogh streak. They had won their first six games before losing by a goal to conference rivals Towson Notre Dame Prep (Md.) and Brooklandville St. Paul’s School for Girls (Md.).

McDonogh, however, was a different level of play. Bryn Mawr had taken a 2-1 lead in the fourth minute of play, but scored five straight goals in the next five minutes, and even got the margin to a clock-running 10 goals before winning the game 15-6. It was the Mawrtians’ lowest goal output of the season, but just another dominant win for the Eagles.

McDonogh’s week of challenging contests, which started last Monday with a win over Marriottsville Marriotts Ridge (Md.), continues Friday against Ellicott City Glenelg Country (Md.), then a titanic Monday showdown against Towson Notre Dame Prep (Md.).