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Club girls lacrosse players to national tournament

Seven Frederick Stars Lacrosse Club players were selected to participate in U.S. Lacrosse’s National School Girls Tournament this weekend at Stony Brook, N.Y.

Middletown juniors Taylor Altomare (Baltimore/Metro Team 3) and Katie Breeze (Baltimore/Metro Team 3), are expected to participate along with Tuscarora sophomore Kenna Gubler (Baltimore/Metro Team 1), Oakdale’s Carly Heine (Fr., Baltimore/Metro Team 1) and Dani Tunnell (Jr., Baltimore/Metro Team 2) and Walkersville’s Eliza Mummert (Soph., Baltimore/Metro Team 3) and Emily Musselman (Jr., Baltimore/Metro Team 2).

Since 2005, 21 girls with ties to the Frederick Stars have made National Tournament teams.

Three from county earn women’s lacrosse honors

Old Dominion senior defender Hannah McBee (Urbana, 2008) was named to the Colonial Athletic Association All-Conference Second Team in women’s lacrosse with 15 caused turnovers and 24 groundballs. She scored her first career goal at American on March 3.

Hofstra freshman midfielder Brittain Altomare (Middletown, 2011) earned CAA All-Rookie Team honors with 31 points (15 goals, 16 assists) in 17 games and 15 starts.

Stevenson’s Sarah Pincus (Linganore, 2008) was selected to play in the Division III North-South all-star game. The senior defender started all 16 games this season and had 26 groundballs.

Urbana softball's victory bittersweet for one

Forgive Urbana High softball coach Frank Husson for being a little conflicted about his team's biggest win of the season, a 1-0 victory against No. 1 seed Damascus in a 3A West semifinal on May 16.

Urbana pitcher Alexa Murphy — who allowed two hits, two walks and struck out nine — was brilliant, but so was Damascus' Stefanie Ray, who struck out eight and allowed five hits and one walk. Husson has coached both.

"This was a tough one for me," Husson said.