Patterson Mill outlasts Fallston for 14-inning baseball win

Bel Air's Josh Stocum hit a home run and double, driving in three runs, Thursday to help the Bobcats clinch a division title.
Bel Air's Josh Stocum hit a home run and double, driving in three runs, Thursday to help the Bobcats clinch a division title. (Matt Button / The Aegis)

In the longest game in its history, the Patterson Mill baseball team played 14 innings Monday to beat visiting Fallston, 4-3, in UCBAC Chesapeake Division play.

The game was tied 3-3 after four innings and it took 10 more to produce a winner.


In that deciding 14th inning, Caleb Heymann (2-4), who caught the whole game, hit a lead-off double to left center. Christian Shertzer sacrificed courtesy runner Mason Smith to third and the next batter, Braden Soos suicide squeezed Smith in for the win.

Nathan Vujanic was 2-5 with two doubles for the Huskies (6-6, 8-8).


Leading Fallston (4-7, 9-7) were Josh Bogdan (1-6, double), Dillon Sperl (2-6, double) and Kyle Moody (2-6, double).

Payton Celuch, one of five Huskies pitchers, threw two innings for the win.

The Huskies also won Friday, 11-1, over Havre de Grace in a non-division game played at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium.

Cobras finish with win

Harford Tech (11-3, 15-3) completed the regular season Monday with a 7-1 Susquehanna Division win at Havre de Grace.

Brennen Schneider pitched four innings to earn the win for the Cobras. He allowed five hits, while walking none and striking out three.

Parker Smith went 3-4 with a double and two RBIs for Tech and Ryan Hunt was 2-3 with a walk. Colin Childs also went 2-3 with a stolen base and RBI and Schneider was 2-4 with a double and RBI.

Aberdeen splits two

Aberdeen (8-6, 9-8) dropped its Susquehanna game Monday, losing 6-5 to visiting Elkton at Ripken’s Yankee Stadium.

Kevon Davis had a two-run double in the first and Brandon Brown had two hits, including a two-run home run in the fifth. Ryan Feathers scored two runs.

Adam Siedlecki started and threw four innings, giving up one earned run. Austin Keen threw three scoreless innings.

Aberdeen won on Friday, beating visiting Joppatowne, 6-2, in Susquehanna play.

Feathers threw three innings, allowing one run. Tahj Braxton picked up the win in relief, allowing one run over 1.2 innings. Brian Langbein added 2.1 scoreless innings of relief.

Braxton had the go-ahead RBI in the fourth. Davis, Brown and Siedlecki each had two hits. Raillys Orengo scored twice.


Bobcats clinch

The Bel Air Bobcats locked up the UCBAC Chesapeake Division baseball championship Thursday at Patterson Mill.

Senior pitcher Tyler Schimming tossed a complete game, three-hitter in a 9-1 Bobcats win.

Schimming walked three and allowed an earned run, while striking out six.

The Bobcats scored one run in the first and then opened the lead up with a big, six-run second inning. The final two Bel Air runs came across the plate in the fourth.

Patterson Mill scored its lone run in the second.

Josh Stocum (2-2) had the big blow for the Bobcats, hitting the game’s only home run. Stocum also doubled and walked twice and drove in three runs.

Brendan Purtell went 2-4 with a pair of triples. He scored two runs and drove in one. Cole Meyer added a double and three RBIs.

Payton Celuch took the loss for the Huskies. He pitched three innings, allowing six hits three walks and eight runs (two earned). He struck out one.

The Bobcats (9-2, 13-2) also beat visiting North East (3-9, 7-10), 7-3, Friday in Chesapeake play.

Cobras win 14th

Harford Tech won 4-0 at Bo Manor in Susquehanna Division play Thursday. The win gave the Cobras a sweep of the Eagles, who despite that, are division champions.

Nate Reed pitched a complete game, four-hit shutout to earn his ninth win of the season. Reed walked four and struck out five batters.

The Cobras scored one run in the second, two in the fourth and one in the seventh.

Ryan Hunt went 2-4 with a double and RBI to lead the offense. Jay Rose added one hit, two stolen bases and an RBI, while Parker McIlhenney walked scored a run and had a sacrifice fly.

Mustangs beat Hawks

In a Chesapeake pitcher's duel Thursday at Ripken’s Yankee Stadium, C. Milton Wright pitcher Hunter Wright pitched a complete game, one-hitter, striking out eight, in the Mustangs 2-1 win over the North Harford Hawks.

Jake Spurlock drove in both CMW runs with a single in the third inning.

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