Varsity roundup (May 15): Bronushas, Fazenbaker combine for no-hitter for No. 1 Eastern Tech

From Sun staff reports

Starter Jodie Bronushas and freshman reliever Rilee Fazenbaker combined to throw a five-inning no hitter for the No. 1 Eastern Tech softball team (17-1) in a Class 3A North Section I semifinal win over visiting Cheseapeake-BC (12-10).

Bronushas pitched three innings and Fazenbaker finished the last two.

Girls lacrosse

No. 2 Glenelg 8, No. 4 Marriotts Ridge 6: No. 2 Glenelg was put in an unfamiliar situation Monday, as it faced a one-goal deficit against No. 4 Marriotts Ridge with about 21 minutes left in regulation.

The top seeded Gladiators (17-0) had rarely trailed in any game this season, but they stuck with their game plan and came back to score three unanswered goals in an 8-6 victory over the Mustangs (13-4) in a Class 3A-2A South girls lacrosse semifinal.

"We said it in the beginning of the year it is states or bust with this group. That is what we're going after," Glenelg assistant coach Alex Pagnotta said. "I just think [Marriotts Ridge] came out and played a really good game. They were aggressive. We were tight. We had people going down left and right, and had to make changes. Different girls stepped up, but I was just confident in the work ethic."

—Monica D'Ippolito, Baltimore Sun Media Group

Boys lacrosse

No. 9 Westminster 20, Dulaney 5: Alec Koslowski had five goals to lead the host Owls (15-1) past the Lions (7-8) in a Class 4A-3A South Section I semifinal.


John Carroll 9, Archbishop Spalding 3: The visiting Patriots (9-7) scored three runs in the third inning and never trailed the rest of the way to beat the Cavaliers (11-6) in an Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference semifinal.

A pop-up by Archbishop Spalding's Jordan Johnson fell in the bottom of the second inning, and the Cavaliers appeared to have taken a three-run lead. The call was overturned on interference on the Spalding runner, which negated two runs and ended the inning.

John Carroll advanced to today's final against Mount de Sales. The Patriots are aiming for their first A Conference title.

—Bob Hough, Baltimore Sun Media Group

No. 6 Severna Park 5, Glen Burnie 0: Marissa Heuer worked seven innings, gave up four hits, walked three and struck out five as the host Falcons (17-5) shut out the Gophers (12-8) in a Class 4A East Section I semifinal.

No. 7 Bel Air 10, Perry Hall 3: Gwen Markwoski had an RBI single, two-run double and a triple to lead the host Bobcats (14-5) past the Gators (10-6) in a Class 4A North Section I semifinal.

Bel Air travels to top-seed Dulaney for Wednesday's section final.

No. 14 Northeast 10, James M. Bennett 0, 5 innings: Jenna Matulonis pitched five innings, gave up two hits and struck out 11 as the host Eagles (15-6) beat the Clippers (10-6) in a Class 3A East Section II semifinal.

Maria Weddle had a single, a triple, two runs scored and four RBIs for Northeast.


No. 4 Patterson Mill 12, Havre de Grace 2: Nick Cress (2-for-2) had a triple, two RBIs and two runs scored to help the host Huskies (20-2) beat the Warriors (5-15) in a Class 1A North Section I semifinal.

Baltimore Sun staff contributed to this article.

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