The Bel Air softball team was back on the field Thursday and back in the win column, too, beating visiting John Carroll, 4-2.

Amanda Criss tossed a two-hitter for the Bobcats (2-0), striking out eight. Erica James took the loss for the Patriots, allowing 10 hits and striking out one.


Bel Air scored two in the first, one in the third and one in the fifth. John Carroll's two runs were both scored in the first.

Morgan Dvorak went 2-3 with a single, double and RBI to pace the Bobcats. Criss, Gwen Markowski and Ari Dramis each had RBI singles.

James had a double for the Patriots (1-2).

Mustangs beat Century

C. Milton Wright also improved to 2-0 Thursday, winning at Century, 9-4.

The Mustangs rallied for five runs in the top of the seventh inning to erase a 4-3 deficit. The Mustangs overcame an early 1-0 Century lead, scoring a pair in the third. An Emily Kim single was followed by back-to-back doubles off the bats of Meg Godwin and Katie Murphy, plating the two runs.

The Mustangs added a run in the top of the sixth with Kim driving in Lexi Childress with a sacrifice fly. CMW led, 3-1.

Century, however, banged out four hits (three doubles) to score three runs and go ahead, 4-3. Fulton set the Knights down in order in the bottom of the seventh to end the game.

Eagles fall on road

Aberdeen (0-3) dropped its third straight game on Thursday, losing at Lansdowne, 6-2.

Leading the Eagles were Mackense Greico, 2-3 with a double and run scored; Raechel Bowman, 2-3 with a run and RBI; and Jena Vivirito, 1-3 with an RBI.

Huskies fall, too

Patterson Mill (0-2) was also beaten Thursday, 10-9, by visiting Kenwood.

Lacey Breeden led the offense, going 4-5 with two runs and two RBIs. Dalanie Hairfield was 2-3 with two runs and an RBI, while Nayai Gilbert was 2-4 with two runs scored and an RBI. Jenna Staton was also 2-4 with a run scored.