In Monday's sectional semifinal round, the Cobras will travel to play top-seeded Patterson Mill at 4 p.m.
Aberdeen over Patapsco
Fifth-seeded Aberdeen took a 14-2 opening-round win over fourth-seeded Patapsco in the 3A North Section II tournament on Thursday.
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Harford County Public Schools: Harve De Grace, 700 Congress Avenue, Havre de Grace, MD 21078, USA
Edgewood High School, 2415 Willoughby Beach Road, Edgewood, MD 21040, USA
North East High School, 5, North East, MD 21901, USA
Dundalk High School, 1901 Delvale Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21222, USA
PATAPSCO HIGH SCHOOL & CENTER FOR ARTS, 8100 Wise Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21222, USA
Elkton High School, 739 River Drive, Elkton, OR 97436, USA
Aberdeen was declared winner after five innings by the 10-run rule.
Sarah Tyce paced the Aberdeen lineup, blasting two home runs, stealing five bases and posting six RBIs. Morgan Sulzbach and Hannah Demarest each had two RBIs.
Aberdeen will next take on top-seeded host North Harford at 4 p.m. Monday in the sectional semifinals.
Havre de Grace crushes Joppa
Recently crowned UCBAC softball champ Havre de Grace kept its season rolling Thursday, defeating visiting seventh seed Joppatowne, 20-2, in the 1A East Section I tournament's first round.
The game was halted after five innings by the 10-run rule.
Havre de Grace's Allison Lewis and Samara White both went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBIs, while Olivia Dubois was 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Lindsey Fenner cracked out a double and a home run in the victory, while Annelise Beer was 2-for-2 with a double. Kateri Paters, Rebecca Ashman and Taylor Smith all hit a double for the Warriors, while Riley Arnold finished the game 2-for-3.
In the sectional semifinal round on Monday, the Warriors will host a 4 p.m. home game against the winner of a first-round game between third-seeded Colonel Richardson and sixth-seeded St. Michael's.