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Fallston blasts Havre de Grace 13-4 in softball

C. Milton Wright out duels Perryville, 2-0, on Fulton's one-hitter

BY DEWEY FOX, dfox@theaegis.com

10:44 AM EDT, April 11, 2013

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The Fallston Cougars (6-1 overall, 5-1 Susquehanna) notched a strong 13-4 victory Wednesday at home over the Havre de Grace Warriors (5-2 overall, 3-1 Susquehanna).

Havre de Grace led the game, 4-2, until the bottom of the fourth, when Fallston rang up eight runs.

Lauren Pupa tossed a complete-game for the Cougars to earn the win.

Havre de Grace's Taylor Smith was 2-for-3 with two walks, while Lindsey Fenner 2-for-3 with one RBI. Megan Thompson went 2-for-3 with a double and one RBI, while Riley Arnold and Olivia Dubois were both 2-for-4.

CMW takes Perryville

The C. Milton Wright softball squad came back from Cecil County Wednesday with a big Chesapeake (upper) Division victory, topping the host Perryville Panthers, 2-0.

In the circle for all seven-innings of the pitching battle was CMW hurler Morgan Fulton, who allowed just one Perryville hit on her way to a shutout win.

In the bottom of the sixth, two Perryville base runners reached via a walk and a one-out error, but Fulton got out of the jam by coaxing back-to-back groundouts. Through seven innings of work, Fulton struck out six and surrendered two walks.

Both of CMW's runs came in the fourth, with Holli Rutkowski pushing the first across by earning a bases-loaded walk. Later in the inning, pinch runner Kyralee Comeaux sprinted home from third on a wild pitch to give the Mustangs a 2-0 advantage.

"It was a full-on pitchers' duel today," CMW head coach Russell Kovach said. "Lindsey Poore pitched a superb game for Perryville. It was a stellar performance by both hurlers."

The victory put CMW at 6-2 overall and 4-1 in Chesapeake Division contests.

Harford Tech by one

The Harford Tech Cobras (3-3 overall, 1-3 Chesapeake) edged host Bel Air on Wednesday, topping the Bobcats, 2-1.

Harford Tech's Kirsten O'Brien knocked home the game-winning RBI, while Sarah North had the Cobras' first RBI. Karizma Hockaday was 1-for-2 in the victory, while teammate Kimmie Cook was 2-for-3. Liz Stevens laid down a pair of sacrifice bunts for the Cobras, and Lindsay Bowler was 1-for-1, reaching base each time she came to the plate.

Cook earned the win with a five-inning relief stint. Alyssa Hockaday started for Harford Tech and worked through two innings.

Bel Air pitcher Rayn Gibson went the distance in the loss, striking out 10 hitters.

The Bobcats' Sarah Fleishmann scored her team's only run, while Madyson Delaney was 2-for-3. Taylor Hensley ripped a base hit for Bel Air (4-3 overall, 2-1 Chesapeake).

Huskies drop Mariners

The Patterson Mill Huskies (3-4 overall, 3-2 Susquehanna) scored a 15-0 victory over visiting Joppatowne (1-5 overall, 1-4 Susquehanna).

The game was halted after five innings by the 10-run mercy rule.

Aberdeen stomps Edgewood

The Aberdeen Eagles (3-5 overall, 3-2 Susquehanna) took a 21-5 win at home Wednesday over the Edgewood Rams (1-5 overall, 1-3 Susquehanna).

Sarah Tyc led the Aberdeen offense, going 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, two runs and four RBIs. Morgan Sulzbach was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and three runs. Victoria Phelps was 1-for-2 with three runs and two RBIs in the victory.

Aberdeen hurler Emily Nance allowed three hits and struck out four in a complete-game win.

HdG over Patterson Mill

The Havre de Grace Warriors continued their Susquehanna (lower) Division unbeaten streak Tuesday afternoon, dispatching the visiting Patterson Mill Huskies, 4-1.

The win put Havre de Grace at 5-1 overall on the year and 3-0 in Susquehanna Division contests. Patterson Mill fell to 2-4 overall and 2-2 against Susquehanna competition.

Patterson Mill's Becca Borowski led her team in the loss, going 2-for-3 with a walk, while teammate Meredith Price was 1-for-2 and scored the Huskies' lone run.

Fallston wins rout

The Fallston Cougars (5-1 overall, 4-0 Susquehanna) cruised to a five-inning, 23-0 victory over host-team Edgewood (1-4 overall, 1-2 Susquehanna) on Tuesday.

The game was halted after five innings by the 10-run mercy rule.