Friday's rain relay at the annual county tennis tournament means things won't be finished Saturday as originally planned. And when the matches begin Saturday morning at Liberty High School, who gets on the court in what order is anyone's guess.

All of the top seeds are still alive after most of the first two rounds were completed Friday between Liberty and South Carroll high schools. The rain stopped play for a few hours and the boys doubles matches fell behind, which means the final won't be played until Monday.

Plus, some semifinalists are scheduled to take the SATs in the morning, which would delay their matches until later in the day.

In boys singles, Westminster's Mark Hardesty, the No. 1 seed, takes on Century's Eric Samuels in one semifinal while Manchester Valley's Chris Magee awaits his semifinal opponent Saturday morning.

Century's Paige Olson, the top seed in girls singles, is set to face Liberty's Natalie Naused in a semifinal match, along with Westminster's Maddie Davis and Liberty's Megan Soderlund in the other matchup.

Top-seeded Lauren Williams and Grace McCarthy of Liberty are in a girls doubles semifinal against Century's Taylor Langley and Jess Curto. The other semifinal features Liberty's Katie Klasmeier and Jenna Kobett against South Carroll's Haley Terpening and Katie Leyton.

In one mixed doubles semifnial, No. 1 seed Bryan Gieselman and Amanda Fewster of Winters Mill take on MV's Brad Davidson and Emily McDonald, while SC's Kevin Johnson and Darian Naill play Westminster's Brandon Smith and Sara Bucacink in the other semifinal match.

Liberty's A.J. Robbins and Andy Boyer are playing WM's Mike Popielski and Sebastian Cuenca in one semifinal. Westminster's Anour Esa and Corey Fishman are in the other semi, but they have to wait for the winner of Liberty's Matt Hardesty and Brian Bartholomew vs. Dan Woo and Sam Price before they can get underway.

Saturday's matches are slated to start at 9 a.m.


Century 9, Winters Mill 4

Site: Westminster

Notable: Kyle Brandt had two hits and a homer for the Knights, who scored six runs in the seventh to pull away. WM's Cole Myers was 3 for 3.

Records: Century is 10-7, 8-6 county; WM is 7-9, 6-8.

Century 101 010 6 - 9 12 3

Winters Mill 000 000 4 - 4 7 3

C-Tyler Fellner, Jake Slade (7) and Mike Ogle, Nathan Berch (6); WM-Dan Pomeroy, Chris Rose (7) and Cole Myers. 2B: C-Logan Ryder, Shane Weidle; WM-Isaiah Pasteur, Myers. HR: C-Kyle Brandt. WP: Fellner. LP: Pomeroy.



S. Carroll 2, Liberty 1

Site: Winfield

Notable: Taylor Hoff singled to left-center to drive in Stacie Maring in the bottom of the seventh and lift SC to victory. Cindy Sheckles went 2 for 4 for the Cavs, who handed the Lions their first county loss.

Record: SC is 14-4, 11-3; Liberty is 15-2, 13-1.

Liberty 000 000 1 - 1 5 1

South Carroll 000 010 1 - 2 7 1

L-Mackenzie Thompson and Natalie Gill; SC-Kristen Griffith and Lauren Stricker. 2B: L-Thompson. WP: Griffith. LP: Thompson.

Century 8, Winters Mill 1

Site: Westminster

Notable: Megan Beane had three RBIs, Alaina Frierman doubled and drove in two runs and Alyssa Dixon fanned seven for the Knights.

Records: Century is 10-8, 8-6 county; WM is 1-18, 0-14.

Century 003 221 0 - 8 8 2

Winters Mill 000 000 1 - 1 3 2

C-Alyssa Dixon and Alaina Frierman; WM-Jess Beall and Amanda Compton. 2B: C-Frierman. WP: Dixon. LP: Beall.


Westminster 10, FSK 0

Site: Uniontown

Notable: Laura Carey went 4 for 4 with an RBI for the Owls. Key's Melinda Kreimer smacked a double.

Records: Westminster is 8-11, 6-8 county; FSK is 4-13, 3-11.

Westminster 040 51 - 10 15 0

Francis Scott Key 000 00 - 0 2 4

W-Ashley Chafin and Kim Robinson; F-Micalea Hoffman and Melinda Kreimer. 2B: W-Chafin, Rachel Hammond; F-Kreimer. WP: Chafin. LP: Hoffman.

NC 8, Man. Valley 1

Site: Hampstead

Notable: Alex Stitely had two hits and two RBIs to pace the Panthers. Katie White doubled for the Mavs.

Record: NC is 14-5, 11-3; MV is 6-13, 4-10.

Man. Valley 100 000 0 - 1 1 3

North Carroll 031 400 x - 8 11 2

MV-Katie White and Stefanie Gereny; NC-Ashlynn Shaffer and Gina Tolomei. 2B: MV-White; NC-A Stitely, Grimm, Tolomei. WP: Shaffer. LP: White.

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Man. Valley 11, Boonsboro 10 (OT)

Site: Boonsboro

Notable: Tyler Cherigo netted the game-winner in OT with 2:49 remaining on an assist from Brendan Krivak, who finished with five goals. Boonsboro's box score information was incomplete.

Record: MV is 6-6.

Goals: MV-Brendan Krivak 5, Noah Ryan 3, Noah Kline 2, Tyler Cherigo; B-Briggs 2, MacAfee 2, Bowles, Grove, LeGore, n/a.

Assists: MV-Krivak 3, Ryan 2, Hayden Oursler, Hunter Wagner; B-McIntee.

Saves: MV-12 (Mike Mentzer); B-10 (Segaro).

Halftime: MV, 7-6.

JV Result: MV 9-5.

WM 14, Liberty 3

Site: Eldersburg

Notable: Spenser Love had seven goals and Evan Horn added seven assists for the Falcons. Cam Forshee scored twice for Liberty. The game was resumed from Thursday night because of bad weather.

Records: WM is 12-1, 7-0 county; Liberty is 4-10, 1-6.

Goals: WM-Spenser Love 7, Ryan Ackerman 2, Brennen Smith, Jason Kreimer, Chase Cullison, Jacques Mercer; L-Cam Forshee 2, Josh Ventruelli.

Assists: WM-Horn 7, Mercer 2; L-none.

Saves: WM-6 (Sam Peters 4, Ian Baker 2) ; L-12 (Colin Locklear 8, Ben Castner 4).

Halftime: WM, 8-2.


Gerstell 15,

Indian Creek 9

Site: Finksburg

Notable: The Falcons enjoyed a Senior Day win behind Dylan Woods' five goals and two assists. Gerstell outscored the visitors 6-0 in the third quarter.

Record: Gerstell is 13-3.

Goals: IC-McGurrin 4, Bucci 2, Powell, Harbadchewski, Baukhages; GA-Dylan Woods 5, Ben Higgins 2, Josh Tabak 2, Steven Snyder 2, Nick Wilson 2, Eric Jacobs, Casey Clark.

Assists: IC-Bucci; GA-Higgins 3, Snyder 3, Woods 2, Jacosb 2, Billy Bauhof.

Saves: IC-11 (Principo); GA-9 (Ben Chase, Jack Ruth).

Halftime: Gerstell, 7-6.

N. Carroll 19,

N. Hagerstown 8

Site: Hagerstown

Notable: Kyle Fiedler netted four goals and Jake Evans tallied five assists for the Panthers, who resumed their game from Thursday night.

Record: NC is 8-4.

Goals: NC-Kyle Fiedler 4, Logan Ewen 3, Jake Evans 3, Luke Gonzalez 3, Taylor Beatty 2, Devin Hyatt, Jordan Cohen, Aaron Heinle, Kevin Lathe; NH-Unger 3, Brooks 2, Hewitt, Daniel, Brown.

Assists: NC-Evans 5, Ewen 2, Lathe, Matt Mitzel, Chris Borucki, Gonzalez, Fiedler; NH-Brooks, Perini.

Saves: NC-9 (Austin Villalobos 6, Alex Bredenburg 3); NH-15 (Davis 8, Paddack 9).

Halftime: NC, 11-4.