Penta, the junior pitching phenom and Auburn University commit, had two of the four Bo Manor hits.
Bobcats beat Mustangs
Bel Air (7-4, 9-4) shut down visiting C. Milton Wright (4-5, 6-5), 6-0, in Chesapeake play Wednesday.
Kat Perea took the mound for the Bobcats and pitched all seven innings, allowing no runs on four hits and striking out three.
Offensively, Bel Air whittled away at the Mustangs, scoring a run in the second, three in the third, one in the fourth and one in the fifth.
Offensive highlights include: Peyton Hale, 2-4, RBI; Perea, 1-3, walk, run; Emma Sanza, 2-3, walk, two RBIs, three runs; Lindsey Martino, 1-2, walk, RBI; Alayna LeVee, 2-3; and Arianna Dramis, 1-3, two RBIs.
Patriots win big
John Carroll won at Mount de Sales, 14-4, Wednesday.
Emma Kropkowski pitched six innings for the win, allowing eight hits. She struck out four.
John Carroll had 16 hits, including five home runs. Emma Ritter went 4-4 with two long balls and five RBIs. Jules Donnelly was 3-4 and also had with two home runs and five RBIs. Kropkowski and Kyleigh Waugh also had multiple hits including a home run by Waugh.
Two stellar defensive diving plays by Shannon Sweeney in left field to kill Mount de Sales rallies, noted John Carroll coach Sherry Hudson.
Hawks beat Tigers
North Harford (4-6, 7-7) clobbered host Rising Sun (1-9, 2-10), 18-3, Wednesday in Chesapeake play.
Lila Murray led the offense with four singles and three RBIs. Jess Smith added a single and two RBIs and Madi Greaver, walked, singled, doubled and drove in three runs.
Morgan Buckland singled and drove in three, while Shannon Castillo and Lauren Brandis also had two RBIs each.
Dani Becker struck out three in the win.
Edgewood (4-7, 6-8) lost at Elkton (10-1, 10-4), 16-6, in six innings of Susquehanna Division play on Wednesday.
Collecting RBIs for the Rams were Katie Sohn (2), Emily Logue, Bela Delcostello, Jada Stump and Angelica Sauer.
Warriors beat Cobras
Havre de Grace (5-7, 5-11) was also in the win column Tuesday, beating visiting Harford Tech (4-6, 4-8), 12-7, in a Susquehanna Division game.
The Warriors scored multiple runs in three different innings, highlighted by a five-run outburst in the third, after falling behind, 1-0.
Emily Wolf paced the Warriors offense with three singles, an RBI and two runs scored. Kara Lynch added two singles, two runs, an RBI and stolen base and Katy Brooks also had two singles, two RBIs and two runs scored.
Also, Taryn Kitts had one single; Emily Curry had a single and two runs; Bailey Swart had a single, run and RBI; Hannah Thomas had a single and two RBI; and Destiny Roth added a single.
Natiah Turner was hit by pitch and drew three walks, which resulted in two runs and Jenna Koop also walked and scored.