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Grimm's no-hitter gives Manchester Valley second straight Class 1A softball title
Grimm's no-hitter gives Manchester Valley second straight Class 1A softball title

For the second year in a row, the Manchester Valley softball team reached Saturday's state championship game. And after a second straight title, the celebration was again muted. It wasn't for a lack of passion — these Mavericks, relaxed and poised from the start, danced and laughed all the way to another Class 1A state championship. Backed by Madison Grimm's five-inning no-hitter, Manchester Valley broke open its state final rematch with nine runs in the final two innings and beat Sparrows Point, 11-0, at Robert E. Taylor Stadium. The Mavericks (19-4) scored five runs in the fourth inning and four more in the fifth, and their senior pitcher kept the Pointers from...

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