After suffering a double-digit loss to C. Milton Wright on Thursday night, the North Harford baseball squad regrouped Monday afternoon for a Chesapeake (upper) Division road victory, beating Fallston, 4-2.
With the win, North Harford improved to 9-6 overall and 4-4 in Chesapeake Division play. Fallston fell to 1-7 in Chesapeake Division games and 2-12 overall.
North Harford pitcher Nick Hammer went 6-2/3 innings in the win, striking out eight and surrendering seven hits.
Hawk catcher Logan Smith had his team's hot bat, going 4-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.
Fallston's Wyatt Alexander ripped two doubles in the loss, while teammate Lucas Gover belted a double.
North Harford trailed the hosts, 2-0, after three innings of play, but after scoring their first run in the top of the fourth, tied things with another run in the fifth. North Harford posted its final two runs in the seventh.
Edgewood blasts Joppa
The Edgewood Rams held visiting Joppatowne to two hits Monday in an 18-0, five-inning victory.
The game was called after five innings by the 10-run rule.
Edgewood's Detrick Matthews ripped a triple and a double in the victory, while teammate Kaliel Barmer knocked out one double.
Matthews started for Edgewood and worked through three innings to earn the win.
Edgewood improved to 6-5 overall and 6-3 in Susquehanna (lower) Division games, while Joppatowne fell to 0-8 in both regular-season and Susquehanna contests.
The C. Milton Wright Mustangs (6-6 overall, 5-4 Chesapeake) were knocked off, 9-2, at home Monday by the Rising Sun Tigers.
CMW led, 2-1, after the first inning, but was unable to plate a run after that.
Chase DeMars went 1-for-2 with two walks in the loss, while teammate Ricky Scheeler was 2-for-3 with a double. CMW's Colin Miller went 2-for-3 with a double and drove in both of the Mustangs' runs.
It was a case of too little, too late for the Harford Tech Cobras on Monday, when they rallied for four runs on host Elkton late in the game, but ended up coming home with an 8-4 loss.
Elkton posted two runs in the first, scored again in the third, then put up five runs in the fourth to go ahead, 8-0. The Cobras had three runs in the fifth and another tally in the seventh.
Harford Tech's Tyler Mister was 2-for-3, while Nick Waite went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs in the loss. Harford Tech's Tim Hildebrand was 1-for-1 with a double.