Goals: G — Cole Iannarino 4, Eric Gruber 3, Tyler Reiff 2, Michael Doughty 2, Tyler Nalls, Justin Silk, Ryan Hopkins, Kyle Dry, Griffin Doyle, Mason Steinberg, Kevin Doughty, Connor Hughes, Don Galgano; OM — Nick Miller, Joe Thompson, Dallas Briggs
Assists: G — Doughty 4, Nalls 3, Silk 2, Hopkins; OM — Toby Baldwin, Kayshaun Franklin
Saves: G — Robbie Noyes 1, Kennedy 5, Nagle 3, Nichols 1; OM — Billy Quesenberry 9
In a battle of first-place county teams, Marriotts Ridge came out on top over Reservoir for the second time this season. Junior Ryan Lee got the start for the Mustangs and pitched well despite recording just two strikeouts. He allowed four hits and two runs over six innings. Dylan Anagnos then allowed a run in the seventh frame before earning the save. At the plate, Marriotts Ridge senior Hunter Reeling had a solo home run, while Joey Fellona went 2-for-4 and drove in two runs. Josh Olsufka and Aaron Chiu also had RBIs. For Reservoir, Cameron Hyder had two hits and Kevin Harrington drove home two runs.
Howard (10-2, 12-3) — 10, Hammond (1-11, 1-13) — 5
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Ho ..... 040 112 2 10-11-2
Ha ..... 301 010 0 5-8-3
Howard remained atop the standings by beating Hammond, and it did so in large part because of junior Cameron Morris, who launched a grand slam in the victory. Craig Wiley also had a big day at the plate, going 2-for-2 with a walk, stolen base, sacrifice fly and three runs scored. On the mound, junior Jerry O'Neill earned the win in relief, pitching 3.1 innings and giving up one run.
There were three home run in the high-scoring affair between Oakland Mills and Wilde Lake. For the Scorpions, Phil Carroll and Ben Looper hit long balls. Carroll also got the win on the mound. For the Wildecats, it was Nate Hicks going deep, as he drove in four runs with a grand slam.
Boys' Latin — 4, Glenelg Country (7-5 MIAA B Conference, 7-7) — 3
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GCS …. 300 000 0 3-6-0
BSL ….. 000 220 x 4-10-1
Glenelg Country's three-run first inning was not enough to outlast Boys' Latin on Monday afternoon. The Dragons jumped out to the early lead on singles from Michael Fagan and Marcus Arterburn. Pitcher Marcus Khademi also pitched well, according to coach Chris Garber, by "utilizing a stellar defense" to keep keep Boys Latin scoreless in the first three innings. But in the fourth, Boys Latin received two RBI singles to pull within a run. The next inning, it went ahead on two more RBI singles and did not trail again.
River Hill (7-5, 8-5) — 12, Long Reach (5-7, 5-7) — 9
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RH ..... 014 023 2 12-13-2
LR ..... 103 000 5 9-10-2
Long Reach scored five runs in the seventh inning and brought the tying run to the plate before succumbing to a three-run defeat. River Hill took an early lead after scoring four runs in the second frame. However, the Hawks extended their advantage during the game's later stages, scoring at least two runs in each of the final three innings. It turned out the Hawks would need the insurance production. The Lightning, who received two hits apiece from John Shupe, Tyler Moore and Sam Haley, put together a five-run seventh frame but could not complete the comeback. In three at-bats, Jeremy Huffman also had two hits and is now batting .562 this season.
Centennial scored two runs in the second inning on an error and then answered Mt. Hebron's two runs in the sixth inning with three in the bottom half of the inning. Sarah Sopchick went 1-3 with an RBI in the frame and Grace Bennett hit a two-RBI triple with two outs to score two more runs. Jordan Hinz allowed five hits, walked one and struck out three in seven innings at pitcher.
Mt. Hebron's Eliza Munns went 2-3 with two RBIs and Meghan Holquist, Kieran Davis and Erin Rogers also had hits. Bree Hoskinson allowed five runs on seven hits and struck out eight in six innings at pitcher.
Long Reach (3-8, 3-8) — 10, River Hill (6-5, 7-5) — 1
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RH ... 000 010 0 1
LR ... 150 220 x 10-14-0
Long Reach's Hailey Ramberg went 3-3 at the plate had six RBIs and hit two home runs — a grand slam and a two-run homer — to lead the Lightning to their second straight win. Rachel Jacavage, Alexis Warthen, Julia Gates, Sayla Phillips and Brittany Dix also had multiple hits. Phillips allowed one run on six hits, struck out three and walked one over seven innings at pitcher, and Long Reach didn't commit any errors.
Howard (9-2, 10-4) — 14, Hammond (6-5, 7-5) — 4
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Ho ... 014 252 x 14-14-2
Ha ... 310 000 x 4-8-4
Howard's Becky Merson was the winning pitcher with three strikeouts and four runs allowed. Sophia Morton went 2-5 with a double, Paige Eakes went 2-5 with a home run and five RBIs, Emily Polimeni went 1-3 with a double with two RBIs, Mary Wagenblast went 3-4, and Hanna Kavalsky went 2-4 with two RBIs.
Hammond's Taylor Liguori went 3-3 with two singes, a home run and three RBIs. Brittany Brewer also had a double.
Glenelg's Amy Stetser went 2-3 at the plate and pitched five innings, allowing no earned runs on four hits while striking out five. Hannah Hills threw the final two innings. Molly Dustin, Madison Wingert, Luci Vallor and Taylor Rice all had RBIs in a six-run sixth inning.
Atholton's Patty Drumheller pitched a complete game with five strikeouts and went 3-4 at the plate. Juliet Nierle continued her hitting streak going 2-4.