The C. Milton Wright girls bounced back from Friday's shutout loss to Rising Sun by pummeling the visiting Bo Manor Eagles, 11-0, Monday.
The Mustangs scored once in the opening inning, added two more in the third, then closed things out with an eight-run outburst in the fourth. The game was called off after five innings because of the 10-run mercy rule.
The victory pushed CMW to 9-5 overall and 7-3 in Chesapeake (upper) Division play.
CMW starter Katie Lydic tossed a complete-game, two-hit shutout, retiring 11 straight hitters after walking the first batter of the game. The win was Lydic's first as a varsity pitcher.
Caroline Weimer and MacKenzie Fitzgerald both ripped RBI doubles in the victory and finished the game with two RBIs apiece. Lindsay Resnik and Jessica Canami both earned bases-loaded RBI walks. Five of the Mustangs' runs were scored on wild pitches or passed balls.
Playing on the road Friday, the Mustangs lost a must-win division contest to the Rising Sun Tigers, 2-0.
Rising Sun did not score until the sixth, when the Tigers plated both runs.
CMW's Brittany Stein tossed a complete game, allowing five hits, walking three and recording three strikeouts in the loss.
The Mustangs had a chance to even things up or go ahead in the top of the seventh, when Weimer led off the inning with a double and Fitzgerald followed with a single to put runners at the corners, but the next three CMW hitters were retired on flyouts.
Havre de Grace wins Rt. 40 showdown
The Havre de Grace Warriors (11-5 overall, 11-1 Susquehanna) won Monday's Route 40 matchup with Aberdeen, topping the host-team Eagles, 9-5.
The loss put Aberdeen at 7-9 overall and 6-7 in Susquehanna play.
Hayley Kitts was 1-for-1 with a triple and three RBIs in the win, while Kaitlyn Husfelt was 1-for-2 with two walks, two RBIs and one run. Hailey Bethke went 2-for-4 with two runs and Riley Arnold was 3-for-5 with one RBI and one run. Taylor Smith was 1-for-3 with one RBI in the victory, while teammate Megan Thompson had one hit and one run scored. Emily Lewis posted two runs for the Warriors and Dana Teufer had one RBI. Tori Caine scored once in the win and Kelsey McRoberts earned a walk.
Bobcats top Indians
Bel Air (7-8 overall, 3-8 Chesapeake) dropped the visiting North East Indians Monday, 5-1.
Erin Morrissey led the Bobcats at the plate, going 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs. Jen Schofield, Emily Rosenberger and Bethanie Cook each went 2-for-4 with the victory. Schofield and Taylor both hit doubles for the Bobcats.
Fallston shuts down Edgewood
The Fallston Cougars (11-4 overall, 10-2 Susquehanna) won at home Monday, shutting down the visiting Edgewood Rams (2-14 overall, 2-11 Susquehanna) in a 3-0 victory.
Jess Moore made the start for the Cougars and went five innings, holding the Rams to three hits. Lauren Pupa closed out the game with two innings of hitless relief.
Moore and Pupa helped their own causes at the plate, each belting doubles.
The North Harford Hawks (12-3 overall, 8-3 Chesapeake) earned a home field victory Monday, beating the Perryville Panthers, 7-5.
Hawk starter Amanda Roberts went 6-1/3 innings, allowing five runs on eight hits and issuing four walks. Melissa Doering tossed 2/3 of an inning in relief, striking out three after one hitter reached on a passed ball third strike.
Doering kicked off the scoring for the Hawks in the third, cranking out a two-RBI double to center that scored Emily Briggs and Rebecca Kappel. Roberts knocked Doering home with a singe up the middle, and later scored on a wild pitch. Before Perryville could get out of the inning, Julianne Caughron, who reached on a single, motored home on a passed ball for the Hawks' fifth tally.
North Harford scored twice in the sixth, plating one run on a passed ball, and another on Taylor Stiles' RBI base hit to center.
Playing away Friday afternoon, the Hawks suffered a 4-3 loss to the North East Indians.
North Harford plated two runs in the first, with Caughron ripping an RBI double that scored Doering, and Roberts pushing Caughron home with an RBI single up the middle.
The Hawks would not score again until the seventh, when Caughron hit a sacrifice fly to left that allowed Briggs to tag and score.
Tech wins rout
Harford Tech (11-4 overall, 11-1 Susquehanna) won going away Friday, beating the Edgewood Rams, 17-0, in five innings.
Liz Stevens paced the Cobra lineup, going 2-for-3 with a triple and four RBIs, while Lucy Grebe was 3-for-3 with three RBIs. Harford Tech's Tori Lomonico had two hits and three RBIs.
Cougars pound Mariners
The Fallston Cougars cruised to a 22-1 victory Friday afternoon over the visiting Joppatowne Mariners.
Joppatowne is winless at 0-13 overall and 0-12 against lower division foes.
Friday's game was halted after five innings by the 10-run mercy rule.
Fallston starter Lauren Pupa tossed three innings, striking out nine hitters over that stretch.
Steph Hill led the Cougars at the plate, ripping a home run and a double, while Alex Zorbach and Jenna Weissner each belted a triple in the victory.
Warriors over Mariners
The Mariners also lost Thursday, 20-4, to Havre de Grace in six innings.
Taylor Smith was 3-for-4 with a home run, a team-best six RBIs and two runs scored. Hailey Bethke went 3-for-4 with homer, a triple, five RBIs and one run. Rebecca Ashman was 1-for-2 with four runs and one RBI, while Riley Arnold went 1-for-4 with two runs. Dana Teufer and Kelsey McRoberts both scored once in the victory, while Megan Thompson was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and one run. Allison Lewis had one hit and one run scored, and Emily Lewis was 2-for-5 with one RBI. Kayla Vaughn posted one RBI and one run for the Warriors and Kaitlyn Husfelt was 2-for-3 with one run. Hayley Kitts had a single and two runs in the win, while Tori Caine was 2-for-3 with three runs and two RBIs.
Kitts tossed all six innings for the Warriors, striking out seven, walking one and allowing three hits.
Huskies pound Eagles
The Patterson Mill girls took a home-field victory Thursday, dispatching the visiting Aberdeen Eagles, 13-2.
With the victory, Patterson Mill improved to 7-7 on the season and 6-6 in Susquehanna (lower) Division play.
The game was halted after the fifth inning by the 10-run mercy rule.
Hailey Horton tossed a complete game for the Huskies to earn the win, while going 2-for-2 with three runs and two RBIs at the plate.
Patterson Mill's Lauren West had two hits and two RBIs, while teammate Isabel Emanuel roped three hits and scored once.