Carroll Varsity Roundup (April 30): Century baseball clinches third straight county title

Century's Matt Born smiles as rounds the bases on a home run trot during a baseball game against Westminster at Century High School on Saturday, April 27.
Century's Matt Born smiles as rounds the bases on a home run trot during a baseball game against Westminster at Century High School on Saturday, April 27. (Brian Krista / Carroll County Times)

Century and Francis Scott Key resumed their baseball game from April 8, and the Knights completed a 12-2 win that secured the Carroll County Athletic League championship Tuesday in Eldersburg.

Jake Diehl went 3-for-4 and Connor Breitenbach launched a home run for Century, which improved to 11-4 (9-2 CCAL). Diehl, Matt Born, and Joe Rekus each had multiple hits for the home team.


The Knights have one county game remaining, and the rest of Carroll’s teams have three or more CCAL losses. The Eagles fell to 3-10, 1-9.

South Carroll 11, Westminster 4


Recap: At Winfield, Alex Hess had three hits and three runs for the Cavs (8-6, 7-4 CCAL). Joe Westbrook scored four times and Aidan Greaney had a double. Ryan Clatterbuck and Riley Warren each homered for the Owls (10-7, 7-5), and Jonah Culbertson had a pair of doubles.

Dulaney 17, Winters Mill 6

Recap: At Westminster, Conner Peters and Grant Bradt has two RBIs apiece for the Falcons (4-11).

Gerstell 8, Glenelg Country 3

Recap: At Ellicott City, Max Friedman had two RBIs and Logan Satti had a double for the Falcons (10-5, 10-5 MIAA B Conference).

Carroll Christian 4-3, Maryland Christian 1-6

Recap: At Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, the Patriots (9-2) split a doubleheader with the Saints. Josiah Albaugh doubled in Game 1, and Noah Reynolds hit a triple in the second game.

Francis Scott Key hosted South Hagerstown in a girls lacrosse matchup on April 30, 2019.

Boys Lacrosse

Francis Scott Key 27, S. Hagerstown 1

Recap: At Hagerstown, the Eagles (4-7) enjoyed a healthy victory behind five goals from Colton Price and four from Cole LaPierre, who added three assists.

Westminster 14, Kent Island 12

Recap: At Westminster on Monday, the Owls (12-0) got five goals and seven ground balls from Chase Buckwalter. Christian Etchison had three goals and Bubba Love had three assists.

Century 7, Mount Hebron 6


Recap: At Eldersburg on Monday, the Knights ran their record to 12-1. Box score information wasn’t reported.

Girls Lacrosse

Glenelg Country 11, Gerstell 10

Recap: At Finksburg, senior Carly Merlo made 13 saves in her final home game for the Falcons (4-11, 3-10 IAAM A Conference) Emily Messinese had three goals while Haley Gochnauer had two goals and three assists.

Liberty 23, Northeast 8

Recap: At Pasadena, the Lions ended their regular season with a convincing win. Alanna Wray had five goals and 10 ground balls for Liberty (7-7).

JV result: Liberty, 16-4.

Westminster 12, Howard 8

Recap: At Ellicott City, Hannah Dintino had four goals and Chloe Sedlar netted three for the Owls (7-6). Dintino added three assists, and Jessica Hise made nine saves.

Century 22, Middletown 15

Recap: At Eldersburg, Christina Haspert dominated with 13 goals and added three assists for the Knights (12-1).

Manchester Valley 24, Linganore 2

Recap: At New Market, Belle Wade had five goals for the Mavs (7-5). Abby Zeigenfuse, Maggie Azzam, Mia Alvarez, and Josey Shaffer had three goals apiece.

Boys Tennis

Manchester Valley 5, Francis Scott Key 0

Recap: At Uniontown, the Mavs (8-4, 7-4 CCAL) won in straight sets for a sweep. FSK is 1-13, 1-10.

Girls Tennis

Manchester Valley 3, Francis Scott Key 2

Recap: At Uniontown, Landyn Bien won No. 1 singles for the Mavericks (4-8, 3-8 CCAL). Devyn Schuman won second singles in three sets for the Eagles (2-12, 1-10).

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