Behind the pitching and hitting of Kyle Tyree, the Fallston Cougars baseball team picked up a one-run victory on the diamond Wednesday, topping visiting Perryville, 3-2.
Tyree went six innings on the mound, scattering seven hits, striking out five and issuing one walk to earn the win.
Cougar reliever Luke Gover registered his first save of the season by tossing a scoreless seventh.
Fallston's Jake Brelesky and Erik Dettloff smacked two hits apiece, while Tyree helped out his own cause at the plate with a double and two runs scored.
Bel Air tops CMW
The Bel Air Bobcats picked up an important victory at their home field Wednesday, knocking off rival C. Milton Wright, 4-2.
CMW scored once in the top of the first inning, and Bel Air came back with a pair of runs in the home half of the fourth to take the lead. The hosts notched their final two runs in the sixth, and the Mustangs scored once in the top of the seventh.
Ben Webber tossed a complete game for the Bobcats, holding the visitors to five hits, striking out four and walking four over seven innings.
Bel Air's Brandon Clifford belted two doubles, while Trent Tolley had one.
CMW's Chase DeMars was 2-for-4 with a solo home runs, while Colin Miller went 1-for-2 with one RBI. Dakota Stern was 1-for-3 with one run in the loss.
CMW starter Mike Nolte went five innings, allowing three earned runs on five hits and striking out five without allowing a walk. Jeff Niedzwiecki tossed one inning of shutout relief for the Mustangs.
Tech blanks Patterson Mill
Led by a sterling pitching performance from Justin Smith, the Harford Tech Cobras posted a 6-0 victory over host Patterson Mill Wednesday.
Over seven innings, Smith allowed just one hit, a fifth-inning single, while striking out seven and walking three in a complete-game shutout.
The Harford Tech offensive attack was led by Ryan Horseman and Tyler Mister, who both cranked out RBI doubles in the top of the seventh. Jaye Newby was 2-for-3 with a walk in the victory and Jeremy Brown was 2-for-4 with one RBI.
Patterson Mill's lone hit came from Austin Abild.
Patterson Mill starter James Andrew went 4-1/3 innings, striking out three, walking six and allowing two earned runs on six hits. Alex Peters allowed four earned runs on three hits, struck out two and walked two over 2-1/3 innings of relief.
"Smith threw really well today," Patterson Mill skipper Matt Roseland said. "Both teams played effortless baseball."
North Harford smashes North East
North Harford won on the road Wednesday, defeating the North East Indians, 12-1.