McDonogh goes for 9th straight title, Mercy and Catholic look to finish great seasons with crowns.
Championship Saturday is finally here for the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland. All three conferences have superb matchups to see who will be crowned conference champions.
Mother nature is not going to make the playing conditions at Archbishop Spalding easy for the teams. It has rained the last couple days and it has continued and the forecast shows it wont stop once the games begin. The turf will be slippery and picking up groundballs is going to be a challenge.
But rain, or snow, or sunshine, the games must go on.
Here is a look at all three IAAM Conference Championship games.
*All 3 games will be Livestreamed..Go to IAAMSports.com for details.
C Conference: St. Timothy’s vs. Catholic @ 3pm
The Cubs and St. Tim’s played back in early April. Catholic defeated St, Timothy’s 18–13. The Cubs (13–0) have put together a perfect season in the C-Conference. St. Timothy’s (9–4) and Catholic have both put up a ton of points this season. In every game but one, St. Tim’s has scored double-digit goals. The Cubs have scored a combined total, 213 goals, which is the most out of all three conferences.
It's championship Day! 3:00 game at Spalding- be there! #gocubs#lax
— Cub Athletics (@cubathletics) May 13, 2017
B Conference: Friends vs. Mercy @ 5pm
Friends and Mercy have always had great games against each other. They’re competitive, back and forth action, both well-coached teams. It will be interesting to see how both teams play in a championship game setting. After several years of Glenelg Country winning the B- title, their will be a brand new champion in the conference after the Dragons moved up to the A.
CHAMPIONSHIP GAME DAY! Magic Lax takes on Friends in the IAAM "B" Conference Championship today at Spalding, Game time 5:00pm! Go Magic! pic.twitter.com/7sevVZeRyN
— Magic Nation (@MagicAthletics) May 13, 2017
A Conference: Notre Dame Prep vs. McDonogh @ 7pm
The №1 Eagles will be going for their ninth consecutive conference title on Saturday when McDonogh faces 2 seed Notre Dame Prep.
The Blazers lost the McDonogh 9–4 in late April.
Notre Dame Prep is well coached by Mac Ford who is great at motivating his team and game plainning. I’m sure the Blazers have watched film from their regular season game against McDonogh and will have some tricks up their sleeves.
McDonogh will also be aiming to add another win to their infamous winning streak which now stands at 176.
This game will loaded with star power on both sides. Watch out for McDonogh seniors, Andie Aldave (Notre Dame) and Catie May (Maryland). For the Blazers keep track of Grace Haus (Florida) and Keegan Barger (Johns Hopkins)