“We have to build and learn from this because we have River Hill tomorrow and that’s going to be another (undefeated) team that can hit from the top to bottom of their order,” Spiereman said. “I think we grew a little bit out there today and hopefully that helps us going forward.”

Glenelg 5, Hammond 4

            123 456 7        R-H-E

Ha       000 000 4        4-8-1

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G         000 300 2        5-6-0

Other scores:

Atholton 8, Long Reach 2

Junior Alex Herschman did her part on the pitching rubber, striking out 11 batters, and the bats backed her up en route to the Raiders picking up their seventh win of the season. Offensively, junior Becky Schwab led the team with a 3-3 day, a run and an RBI. Junior Jamie Cardea was 2-3 with 2 RBI and a stolen base, while sophomore Danielle Dolbow added a 3-4 day with two runs, an RBI and a stolen base of her own.

Freshman Miranda Thompson also turned in a notable day at shortstop, going 2-3, scoring a run and delivering a RBI.

Long Reach had four hits, highlighted by a pair of doubles and an RBI from Alina Milauskas. Nolena Ard added a single and a walk.

            123 456 7        R-H-E

LR       110 000 0        2-5-1

A         221 021 x        8-14-1 

Oakland Mills 7, Wilde Lake 5

Tori Gordon delivered a solid day on the mound and the Scorpions’ bats took advantage of three Wilde Lake errors in the first inning to grab an early 5-0 lead that they rode the rest of the way to the team’s first county victory of the season.

Rolanda Hammett was one of the offensive stars for Oakland Mills, delivering a double for one of the team’s 10 hits.

Wilde Lake bounced back nicely from its rough start to allow just two runs after the first inning. Olivia Harrison came in during the fifth inning and pitched three scoreless frames.

After trailing 6-0 entering the third, Wilde Lake got going behind back-to-back singles from Amber Love and Mel Anderson. Sophomore Marissa Sciabarra (2-3) then laced a two-out double to plate both of them.

Trailing by four run in the seventh inning, Wilde Lake kept fighting. With two outs, Anderson ripped a double down the left-field line and then junior Brittany Kuntz followed with a home run to right.

Oakland Mills’ Gordon, however, recovered to get the final out and secure the win.