Hammond scored five runs in the sixth and two in the seventh to earn the 10-run win. Katelynn Spingola (3-5, double), Samantha Speierman (3-5) and Jill Purdy (3-5) all had strong days at the plate for the Bears. Alycia Johnson came in to pinch hit in the top of the seventh and singled for her first hit as a varsity player.
Samantha Speierman pitched five innings, striking out 12 and allowing one hit and two walks. Emily Speierman pitched the final two innings, striking out one, walking four and allowing one hit.
In the loss Long Reach got seven innings on the mound from Isa Carunungan, who struck out six batters to go along with four walks. At the plate, one of the leaders for the Lightning was Emily Forbus, who walked twice and scored a run.
123 456 7 R-H-E
Ha (2-0, 3-0) 040 305 2 14-12-3
LR (0-2, 0-3) 000 040 0 4-2-5
Glenelg 22, Wilde Lake 1
The Gladiators came out swinging with four runs in the first and then 11 in the second on the way to the convincing victory over the Wildecats. The 11-run second inning included three-run home runs by Faith Kujawa (3-4, 3 runs and 5 RBI) and Leah Allen (2-3, two runs and 3 RBI).
With Allen’s home run, she now holds the Glenelg softball record for career home runs with 16.
Morgan Perry also had a big day at the plate for the Gladiators, going 3-4 with a double, two runs and a four RBI. Colleen Regan pitched three innings, struck out four batters and allowed just one run to improve to 5-0 on the season. Maddie Gravanda pitched the last two innings and struck out one batter while not allowing a hit.
Wilde Lake pushed their run across the plate in the third inning after senior Kourtney Harrison ripped a double to the fence in right-center, scoring sophomore Hailey Setley. Harrison finished 1-3 with that RBI. Setley reached base twice with walks.
123 45 R-H-E
WL (0-2, 1-2) 001 00 1-1-4
G (4-0, 5-0) 4(11)6 1x 22-20-1
River Hill 40, Oakland Mills 0