No. 1 Eastern Tech beat No. 14 North Harford, 4-2, on Friday as the host Mavericks advanced to their first state softball semifinals in four years in a Class3A North region final.
Eastern Tech (22-2) will play Linganore of Frederick County on Tuesday at Bachman Sports Complex in Glen Burnie.
Sophomore pitcher Jordan Cargile picked up the win over the Hawks (15-6), giving up seven hits and two earned runs in seven innings while striking out five batters.
The Mavericks broke a 2-2 in the fourth when freshman shortstop Jenn January laced a single to right field, which scored Giselle Alvarez and Ashley Sauerwein.
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