North Harford posts big win over Bel Air in softball

Perryville batter Carly White takes a big swing and puts the ball into play during a turn at the plate in Wednesday's game against visiting Harford Tech.
Perryville batter Carly White takes a big swing and puts the ball into play during a turn at the plate in Wednesday's game against visiting Harford Tech. (MATT BUTTON | AEGIS STAFF / Baltimore Sun)

North Harford (2-1, 5-1) posted a big softball win Wednesday, visiting and dealing Bel Air (1-2, 3-2) an 6-2 UCBAC Chesapeake Division loss.

Hunter Harbaugh picked up the win for North Harford, allowing one earned run on eight hits. Harbaugh walked none and struck out four over seven innings.


North Harford never surrendered the lead after the third inning when they scored two runs on a line drive double to center field by Ada Heinze. Krista Hiser went 3-4, including a fifth-inning double that plated two runs.

Sarah Collins also had a good day at the plate, going 2 for 4 and scoring one run. Hannah Garret and Kelly Harkins each added an RBI in the victory.


Brianna Fleischmann had a double, two singles and an RBI for Bel Air and Amanda Criss added a triple, two singles and an RBI.

Panthers beat Cobras

Harford Tech (1-3, 3-4) ran into an undefeated and host Perryville team, who shut the Cobras out, 7-0, Wednesday in Chesapeake play.

The Cobras were shut down by Mara Little and Lydia Hill, who combined on the six-hit shutout. Perryville scored four times in the second and three times in the third.

The closest Tech came to scoring was in the top of the seventh inning. Molly Mioduszewski singled up the middle and advanced to third on an error off a pop fly by Maddie Forsythe. Mioduszewski was stranded at third when the next batter struck out.

Emily Bowler pitched the first innings in taking the loss. She struck out three, gave up three hits, a walk and a hit batter. Kelcy Morgan pitched the other three innings, allowing two hits and striking out one.

Huskies beat Cougars

Patterson Mill (3-1, 3-4) outscored visiting Fallston (2-2, 2-4), 12-7, for an Susquehanna Division win on Wednesday.

Nayai Gilbert reached safely all four at bats and scored three runs. She also drove in two runs. Lauren Rossi went 2 for 3 with a walk, two runs and an RBI and Abby Laurentius also reached safely all four times with a triple, two runs and two RBIs.

Megan Olszewski went the distance for the win, giving up four earned runs over seven innings.

Allisyn Evans took the loss for Fallston, allowing all 12 runs, but just seven earned on nine hits and three walks. She struck out nine.

The Cougars offensive leaders were Lia Alexandrou, 2 for 2, triple, two walks, three runs, RBI; Kaitlyn Delaney, 1 for 2, two walks, run; and Danielle Romberger, two walks and RBI.


Warriors drop ball, literally

Havre de Grace (2-2, 2-4) had a day it probably wants to forget Wednesday, losing at previously winless Elkton, 20-13, in Susquehanna Division play.

The Warriors suffered from a terrible combination; they committed 12 errors and left 10 runners on base. No more stats to report.

Eagles edge Rams

Aberdeen (3-1, 3-5) won its third straight game Wednesday, turning back visiting Edgewood (1-3, 1-4), 3-2, in Susquehanna play.

Emily Nance pitched a complete game, allowing five hits and striking out four. The Eagles offense was led by Mackense Greico, 1 for 2, RBI; Demoni Moore, 1 for 2, two RBIs, run; and Casey Busch, 2 for 3, run.

Amanda Sullivan struck out three in taking the loss for the Rams. Emily Logue and Julia Gatch each hit a double for Edgewood.

Cobras beat Tome

Harford Tech (4-2) took a break from its UCBAC schedule Tuesday to play at and defeat Tome, 5-4, with a last inning rally.

Entering the top of the seventh, Tech trailed 4-2. With one out, Kieran Turner doubled to center. Turner advanced to third on a passed ball and then home on an overthrow when the Tome catcher tried to pick her off.

With two outs, Jessica Smith drew a walk to keep the Cobras alive. Kendall Henderson followed with a line-drive triple to right field that was misplayed by the right fielder, allowing both Smith and Henderson to score.

The Cobras first run crossed the plate in the first inning. Allison Hoover doubled in Emily Bowler, who had singled and moved to second on a passed ball.

Tome, however, plated three runs on three walks and follow up passed balls.

Tech added its second run in the fifth. Bowler and Turner singled with Bowler then scoring on an infield error.

Tome added its final run in the sixth when Virginia Lewis singled, advanced on a passed ball and then scored on an error.

Bowler, Turner, Hoover and Henderson each had two hits to lead the Cobras. Kelcy Morgan pitched three innings, walking two, striking out one and allowing two hits to get the win.

Bowler pitched the first four innings with five walks, eight strikeouts and no hits.

Tome pitcher Lewis went all seven innings, striking out 13, walking two and allowing 11 hits.

Cougars beat Elks

Fallston (2-1, 2-3) needed eight innings Tuesday to beat visiting Elkton, 13-12, in Susquehanna Division play.

The Cougars jumped out to an early 5-0 lead after the first inning. The Elks fought back, however, tying the game at nine-all in the seventh inning.

In the top of the eighth, Elkton added three runs, to go up 12-9. Fallston's Taylor Brown belted a two-run home run and Danielle Romberger scored a little later to tie the game at 12-12.

Clara Stewart scored the game-winning run on a walk-off single by Cierra Hohman.

Allisyn Evans collected the win, striking out seven. Brown finished 4 for 5 with a single, two doubles and the home run. Stewart was 3 for 4 and Harley Nutt was 3 for 5.

Eagles edge Warriors

Aberdeen (2-1, 2-5) edged host Havre de Grace (2-1, 2-3), 2-1, Tuesday in Susquehanna play.

The Eagles scored both runs in the first inning, while Havre de Grace scored in the third. The Warriors stranded 10 runners on base, seven in scoring position.

Nance pitched another complete game, striking out five, walking two and giving up six hits.

Greico led the Eagles, going 3-3 with a double and run scored. Raechel Bowman added a single and two RBIs.

Leah DuBois had three hits for the Warriors, while Hailey Emerson and Olivia DuBois both had two hits.

Sam Jolley was on base twice and scored the Warriors lone run.

Leah DuBois also pitched a complete game for Havre de Grace, allowing eight hits and a walk, while striking out eight.

Patriots slip to 1-3

John Carroll dropped it third game of the year on Tuesday, losing 11-5 to visiting Mt. de Sales.

Sara Dieter took the loss, allowing 10 runs over four and a third innings, Erica James and Emma Kropkowski also pitched.

The Patriots scored single runs in the first, fourth and fifth innings and two in the seventh on 13 hits.

Sarah Meyer (RBI) and James (two RBIs) both hit home runs, while Sarah Spaeth (double); Gabby Centi (triple, RBI); Meghan Sheehan and Dieter (triple) all had two hits each. Emma Kropkowski added a hit and RBI.

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