Carroll Varsity Roundup (April 16): Four-run seventh inning propels Manchester Valley baseball to county victory

Carroll Varsity Roundup (April 16): Four-run seventh inning propels Manchester Valley baseball to county victory
Garrett Vonella jumps on the shoulders of Manchester Valley teammate Eddie Meredith to celebrate the team's win over host Francis Scott Key during a game on Thursday. (Brian Krista / Carroll County Times)

Manchester Valley scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to get past Winters Mill 7-4 in Carroll County Athletic League baseball action Tuesday in Westminster.

Tyler Rada had three hits for the Mavericks (7-3, 4-2 CCAL), who rallied to win their fourth consecutive game. Matt Myers had a double and two RBIs.


Spencer Monroe had three RBIs and Alex Barnes posted two hits for the Falcons (1-7, 1-4) who led 4-3 going into the seventh inning.

Francis Scott Key 5, Hammond 1

Recap: At Uniontown, Kyle Williams and Ryan Bennett had two hits each for the Eagles (1-6), who won their first game of the year.

Howard 12, Century 2

Recap: At Ellicott City, Hunter Rose had a double and two hits for the Knights (8-4) in a matchup of two reigning state champions. Howard won the 4A state title last spring; Century is the reigning 2A state champs. Jared Lamb went 2-for-3 with a triple for the Knights.

Boys’ Latin 19, Gerstell 3

Recap: At Baltimore, the Falcons fell to 5-4 (5-4 MIAA B Conference) with a road loss.


Francis Scott Key 8, North Harford 3

Recap: At Uniontown, Emily Clapsaddle smacked a home run for the Eagles (3-5). Kaesey Green, Morgan May, and Laura Gilford each had RBIs in the fourth inning.

Century 13, Maryvale Prep 3

Recap: At Eldersburg, Lexi Vintz had a double and a home run for the Knights (5-6).

Boys Tennis

Westminster 5, South Carroll 0

Recap: At Winfield, Aaron Sorkin and Kyle Fronheiser won singles matches for the Owls (3-6, 3-6 CCAL). SC is 1-10, 0-8.

Manchester Valley 5, Winters Mill 0


Recap: At Manchester, the Mavs (6-3, 5-3 CCAL) enjoyed their second sweep in four days. WM is 4-4, 3-4.

Girls Tennis

South Carroll 3, Westminster 2

Recap: At Winfield, the Cavs (9-2, 7-1 CCAL) got doubles wins from Kaitlin O’Neil/Meghan Radnoff and Faith Hawkins/Nicole Strong. Kate Ruppert won No. 1 singles for the Owls (5-4, 5-4).

Manchester Valley 3, Winters Mill 2

Recap: At Manchester, Landyn Bien and Naya Wagner won the singles matches for the Mavericks (3-6, 2-6 CCAL). Jordan Badorrek and Megan Ruff won No. 3 doubles for WM (1-7, 0-7).

Boys Lacrosse

Manchester Valley 13, Winters Mill 8

Recap: At Westminster on Monday, the Mavs improved to 5-4 (2-2 CCAL) with their road win. Kaden Ross had four goals for the Falcons (3-4, 0-3).