The North Harford Hawks improved to 3-0 on the season Monday, beating the visiting Elkton Golden Elks, 7-1.
Hawks' starter Ryan Stinar picked up the win, going four innings in which he struck out five and allowed one run.
Cody Brittain tossed three shutout innings of relief, striking out five Elk batters along the way.
Zach Knotts and Jon Hammer both had a pair of hits in the victory, while Kevin Mooney helped out with a two-RBI triple.
Hawks top cougars
The Hawks earned their second victory of the season Friday, dispatching the visiting Fallston Cougars, 8-3.
All eight of North Harford's runs came in the bottom of the second.
Mooney and Brittain combined to strike out nine Fallston hitters and hold the Cougars to three hits.
Brittain and Brandon Wooten each had two hits in the victory. Stinar whacked a triple for the Hawks, while Knotts belted a double.
Fallston's Josh Walker went 2-for-3 with a pair of singles.
Cougar reliever Brendan Weinhold tossed 3-1/3 innings of scoreless relief.
Bel Air wins again
The Bel Air Bobcats got back on the winning track Monday with a 1-0 defeat of the Cougars in Fallston.
Leading the way for the Bobcats was hurler Tyler Riedal, who tossed a complete-game, one-hit shutout. Over seven innings, Riedal struck out four and issued one walk.
Fallston's Kyle Tyree nearly matched his opponent, striking out three, walking one and allowing one run over six innings.
Bel Air's Sam Foss and Zach Pope had both of their team's hits, each bashing out a double.
Two mercy wins for Tech
The Harford Tech boys won their second straight game by the 10-run mercy rule on Monday, knocking off host Perryville, 14-4.
The game was called after five innings when Perryville failed to get within 10 runs of the visitors.
Nick Waite paced the Cobra bats, going 2-for-4 with a three-run homer, three runs scored and five RBIs.
Tech's Tyler Mister went 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs, while teammate Travis Hash was 2-for-3 with a double and one RBI. The Cobras' Jacob Bright finished 2-for-4 with one RBI, while Devin Chapman was 2-for-3 with a double and one RBI.
Mister earned the victory on the mound, holding Perryville to two earned runs on five hits over five innings.
The Harford Tech Cobras piled on the runs in their Friday home contest with Joppatowne, pasting the visiting Mariners, 28-0.
The game was ended after five innings by the 10-run mercy rule.
Rams win slug fest
Playing the inaugural game at their new ballfield Monday, the Edgewood Rams won a wild one, beating the Havre de Grace Warriors, 11-10, on Jose Figueroa's walk-off, bases-loaded single in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Edgewood led the game, 10-3, after three innings, but Havre de Grace tied things up by scoring seven runs over the fifth and sixth innings.
Mustangs beat Indians
The C. Milton Wright Mustangs defeated visiting North East, 7-5, on Monday.
Matt Phillips and Jake Labe combined to throw a two-hitter for the Mustangs.
Leading CMW at the plate was Matt Kline, who went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs. Brooks Klecan was 1-for-3 with a double, while teammate Nick Testa was 1-for-3 with one RBI. Kevin Adams was 1-for-2 with one run in the win, while Grant Caspero finishing 1-for-4 with one RBI.
Aberdeen topped again
The Aberdeen Eagles suffered a 6-3, home-field defeat Monday to the Rising Sun Tigers.
Dan Fama was 1-for-4 with one RBI and one run in the loss, while Andrew Johnson was 2-for-3 with one run scored. Tyler Mcintosh was 1-for-1 with one RBI, Austin Smith picked up one RBI for Aberdeen and Travis Hubler scored once.
The Eagles lost, 12-4, Friday afternoon at home to the Perryville Panthers.
Smith had two RBIs in the loss, while Fama went 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Josh Brien was 2-for-4 with one run for Aberdeen, while teammates Zach Litsch, Tyler Maughan and Trae Fenner all went 1-for-4 with one run scored.
Patterson Mill beats North East
The Patterson Mill Huskies won easily Friday, dispatching the North East Indians, 11-0.
The game was halted after five innings by the 10-run mercy rule.
Huskies starter Matt Golczewski pitched all five innings, allowing just one hit, striking out four and walking two.
At the plate for Patterson Mill, Aaron Childs went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and one RBI, while teammate Zach Scheuerman was 2-for-2 with two runs, two walks and one RBI. Griffin Marge helped out the Huskies by going 1-for-2 with a double and three RBIs.
CMW over Bel Air
The C. Milton Wright Mustangs earned a victory Friday, beating the host Bel Air Bobcats, 9-5.
CMW opened things up in the second inning with a five-run outburst, then added four more in the third. Bel Air scored once in the bottom of the third, added another in the fourth and wrapped up the scoring with a three-run fifth.
Bel Air over Aberdeen
The day before, Bel Air topped the visiting Aberdeen Eagles, 6-3.
Both teams were fast out of the gate, with Aberdeen scoring two runs in the top of the first. The Bobcats answered with four in the bottom half of the first. Bel Air scored once in the second and pushed its final run across in the third. Aberdeen's final run came in the third.
Aberdeen's hottest bat belonged to Dan Fama, who was 3-for-4 with one double, one RBI and one run.
Tyler Maughan was 1-for-2 with one RBI. Fellow Eagle Austin Smith was 1-for-3 with one RBI and one run. Zach Litsch had one base hit and one run scored in the loss.
Edgewood shut out
Playing on the road Friday afternoon, the Edgewood Rams suffered a 10-0 shutout loss to Rising Sun.
The Rams were not only held scoreless, but also hitless during the five-inning contest, which was stopped short by the 10-run mercy rule.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun