Recap: At Manchester, the reigning county champion Mavericks ran their record to 14-5 and won their playoff opener. Erika Bitzel hads three hits and Taylor Knatz added two, and Stephanie Barksdale struck out nine. Man Valley hosts Westminster on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
Oakdale 12, Winters Mill 4
Round: 2A West Section 1 semifinal
Recap: At Westminster, the Falcons (7-10) fell behind 9-0 after four innings and couldn’t recover. Lauren Cook had three hits and two runs for WM.
Recap: At Westminster, Cory Moran had three hits and launched a three-run homer for the Owls (13-7). Haden Hoff had four RBIs and Jake Sell knocked in three. Westminster advances to play at Thomas Johnson on Friday.
Gerstell 10, Glenelg Country School 7
Round: MIAA B Conference playoffs
Recap: On Monday, the Falcons (14-6) jumped out to a 6-0 lead on the top-seeded Dragons and held on for the upset. Chris Hagan had a big RBI double while Tyler Stuck and Mason Burdyck each drove in key runs. Gerstell faces Boys’ Latin on Wednesday in the next round.
Recap: At Pikesville, the Eagles (8-6) rolled over the Panthers and won their fourth game in a row to reach the regional final. Box score information wasn’t reported. FSK is set to visit Boonsboro on Wednesday night at 7.