Tech defeats Patterson Mill
The fifth-seeded Harford Tech Cobras knocked off the 2A East Section I top seed Patterson Mill, 6-2, Monday on the Huskies field.
Harford Tech's Ally Venuto was 1-for-2 with two RBIs, while Sarah North had one RBI and scored one run. Rhonda Mahaley was 1-for-3 with a double, and Emily Bowler was 1-for-2 with one run.
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Kat Lewis was 1-for-2 with one run and one RBI, and Emily Wikane was 1-for-1.
Patterson Mill's Becca Borowski was 1-for-3 with a triple and one run. Meredith Price was 1-for-2 with two RBIs.
Bel Air pounds Dundalk
In the most lopsided of Thursday's opening-round playoff matchups, seventh-seeded Bel Air pummeled second-seeded host Dundalk, 26-0, in the 3A North Section II tournament.
The game was halted after five innings by the 10-run rule.
Bel Air hurler Ryan Gibson tossed a perfect game, striking out 14 of the 15 batters she faced over five innings. Gibson helped her own cause at the plate with a three-run homer, two base hits and two RBIs.
Bel Air's Sara Fleishmann was 5-for-5 with a double and three RBIs, Leah Lozzi cracked and RBI triple and Taylor Hensley had a double and three RBIs. Taylor Scott was 4-for-5 with two double and three RBIs, Emily Strawbridge belted out a two-RBI double, Breanna Fleishmann had a single and a stolen base in the victory and Morgan Dvorak had a base hit for the Bobcats. Kelsea Hilditch had an RBI single and stole one base.
Bel Air will travel to play sixth-seeded CMW in the sectional semifinal round at 4 p.m. Monday.
CMW over Edgewood
In an all-local 3A North Section II matchup at Edgewood on Thursday, the sixth-seeded CMW Mustangs knocked the third-seeded Rams out of contention with a 15-0 win.
The game was called after five innings by the 10-run rule.
CMW starter Morghan Fulton had a perfect game spoiled by one fifth-inning single, but still managed to post a complete-game shutout. At the plate, Fulton was 3-for-4 with a double and four RBIs.
CMW's Brianna Cech, who was making her varsity debut in this game, ripped a triple and scored one run.
Tech tops Elkton
Playing on the road in the first round of the 2A East Section I competition on Thursday, the fifth-seeded Harford Tech Cobras knocked off fourth-seeded Elkton, 17-7.
Harford Tech pitcher Kim Cook earned the win with a 3-2/3-inning relief stint.
Ally Venuto led the Cobras at the plate, going 4-for-4 with four runs and two RBIs. Lindsay Bowler was 3-for-4 with a two-run homer, three runs scored and four RBIs, Sarah North was 2-for-4 with one run and three RBIs, Molly Mioduszewsky knocked in two runs and Kaitlyn Vane was 2-for-4 with a double and one run.