The C. Milton Wright softball team made a visit to Westminster on Monday to meet the defending Class 3A state champion Owls. What a difference a year makes.
The Mustangs (3-0) banged out 10 hits and scored multiple runs in all five at bats en route to an 19-1, five-inning victory.
The Owls aided the lopsided CMW win by committing six errors. Lauren Meyers had the biggest hit, blasting a solo shot and Katie Murphy pitched a five-hit win.
Fallston fell to 0-2 Monday with a 13-3 loss at North East.
Taylor Brown pitched all seven innings in taking the loss, striking out two, walking two and allowing eight earned runs.
Lia Alexandrou led the offense going 2-for-2 with a double, triple and two runs scored. Issy Newkirk added a single and run scored.
Mustangs walk off
C. Milton Wright junior Emily Kim walked the Mustangs off with a 10-9 victory Saturday over visiting Mount de Sales.
Kim's single plated Meg Godwin in the bottom of the seventh inning, breaking the 9-9 tie.
Down 6-4 into the sixth, CMW scored five times to take a brief 9-6 lead. Mount de Sales, though, scored three in the top of the seventh to force the dramatics.
Kim also earned the win in relief for CMW, throwing two and two-third innings and giving up three runs, two hits and striking out four.
Patriots knock off Panthers
John Carroll (2-0) picked up a big win Friday, beating visiting Perryville, 7-3.
Winning pitcher Emma Kropkowski allowed nine hits and struck out three.
Leading the Patriots offense were Meghan Sheehan, 1-for-2, two runs scored; Kropkowski 1-for-1, RBI; Emma Ritter, 1-for-3, triple, two RBIs, two runs scored; Erica James, 1-for-2, two walks, RBI; Sarah Spaeth, 1-for-2, RBI; Gabby Conti, 1-for-3, triple, two RBIs; and Shannon Sweeney, 1-for-3.
Hawks beat Rams
North Harford improved to 2-0 Friday with its 5-1 win over visiting Edgewood (0-2).
The Rams took a 1-0 lead in the second, but North Harford responded with all five runs in the third for the win.
Amanda Sullivan struck out four in the complete game loss for the Rams. Thw Hawks out-hit the Rams, 7-2.
Cougars lose on road
Fallston, seeing its first action, lost at South Carroll, 9-3, Friday.
Taylor Brown pitched all seven innings, striking out three, walking two and allowing nine earned runs.
Offensively, Eileen Scheir was 2-for-3, with two singles, two runs and a walk. Lexy Lumpkin was 1-for-3 with a run scored.
Bobcats are 2-0
Bel Air improved to 2-0 Thursday, beating visiting Liberty, 4-2.
Amanda Criss earned the win, scattering six hits and allowing two unearned runs.
The Bobcats scored three runs in the first inning and one in the second, while Liberty scored single runs in the first and seventh innings.
Bel Air had six hits, a double from Kat Perea, while Morgan Dvorak added a two-run single.
Eagles beat Indians
Aberdeen evened its record at 1-1 Thursday, winning at North East, 6-4.
Mackense Greico pitched a complete game for the win, striking out 11.
She also aided the offense with a single, two walks and two runs.
Freshman Emma Zimmerman added two hits, a wlk and two runs, while Talyssa Bryan had a triple and two RBIs. DeMoni Moore had two singles and others with hits were Caroline Kragh, Kaitlyn Hall and Faith Johnson.
Hawks edge Warriors
North Harford held off host Havre de Grace (0-2) Thursday for a 7-6 win at Stancill Park.
The Warriors scored three runs in the first innings, while the Hawks scored single runs in the first, second and third inings.
The Hawks then added three more in the fifth and a very big run in the seventh for a 7-3 lead.
Havre de Grace rallied in the seventh for three runs and had the tie run at third and winning run at first when the final out was recorded.
Allison Hall highlighted the win with three innings of scoreless pitching for the Hawks.
Sara Crawford singled and doubled for the Warriors. Luann Blake did as well, adding an RBI and run scored. Bri Morlok also had two hits and run scoted and Hailey Emerson added one hit, two runs and three stolen bases.
Blake, pitching for the first time in over a year, took the loss. She allowed three hits, four walks, three hit batters and six unearned runs over four and two-third innings. She also struck out three.
Panthers top Cobras
Harford Tech opened its 2017 season Thursday with a tough task; hosting Class 1A state champion Perryville. The Panthers prevailed, 13-4.
The Panthers scored 13 runs on 15 hits, three walks and two Tech errors. Leading Perryville was Nikki Hill, going 2-for-5 with a single and a home run. Amber Keene went 3-for-5 with two singles and a double and Kadi Davis was 2-for-4 with a single and double.
Tech's key hitters included Maddie Forsythe, 2-for-4, and Taylor Reider, who went 2-for-3 with two singles and a run scored.