High School Softball

  • 2018 softball preview: Top 15 poll, players to watch, key numbers

    2018 softball preview: Top 15 poll, players to watch, key numbers

    Check out The Baltimore Sun's Top 15 preseason poll, players to watch and key numbers for the 2018 high school softball season.

  • 2018 softball by the numbers

    2018 softball by the numbers

    Here are some key numbers for the 2018 high school softball season in the Baltimore area. 171 Strikeouts in 141 innings last season by South Carroll pitcher Chloe Sharman, helping the Cavaliers earn their first Carroll County title in 35 years 159-16 Eastern Tech coach Jack Meyers’ career record...

  • 2018 softball preseason Top 15 poll

    2018 softball preseason Top 15 poll

    1. Eastern Tech Coach: Jack Meyers Last season: 19-2, No. 1 Postseason: Class 2A state semifinalist Outlook: The seven-time defending Baltimore County champions lose standout pitcher Jodie Bronushas but return nine starters, including All-Metro second-team shortstop Casey Turner. Meyers, who is...

  • 2018 softball players to watch

    2018 softball players to watch

    Haley Downin Chesapeake-AA, junior, pitcher-utility Downin had an Anne Arundel County-leading 17-4 record with 83 strikeouts and 2.87 ERA for the Cougars last season. She led the team in batting average (.466), runs scored (37), hits (41) and stolen bases (10) as the leadoff hitter, and had an...

  • Youth movement has Howard County softball on the rise

    Youth movement has Howard County softball on the rise

    The numbers and records books tell the story of a snakebitten Howard County softball league. A county team has won a regional title 33 times — Mt. Hebron has the most with 10 and River Hill in 2015 is the most recent — and 12 of those teams advanced to the state championship game. Atholton leads...

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