The play by the softball team (5-2, 2-0) improved dramatically last week. It defeated Edgewood, 4-0, after losing a non-league meeting earlier, 5-4, to the Rams when errors led to three unearned runs. In the win, the team scored all its runs in the first inning, getting three of them on a triple by senior AnnMarie Linnett. Junior Ashleigh Carter had the other two hits by the winners. Junior pitcher Amy Finlayson allowed six hits, struck out nine and walked two. . . . Adam Casper has scored 26 goals, as the boys lacrosse team rebounded from two early lopsided defeats to win three games in a row. . . . In a 9-2 tennis loss to C. Milton Wright, the winners were the No. 1 players, Jeff Roux in boys singles and Susie Samuel in girls singles.
C. Milton Wright
Katie Kraus had three hits in leading the softball team past Aberdeen, 18-0. Melisa Billings, Lois Breece and Missy Leonard had two hits each, and pitcher Jen Lewis held the Eagles to four hits. . . The baseball team defeated Aberdeen, 12-4, backed by the hitting of Joe Zarzycki (three hits to keep his average better than .600 and three RBI to keep him among the county leaders with 14), Jeff Stuart (three hits) and Charles Harris (two hits). Pitcher Geoff Hilyard earned his first win of the season. . . . In JV baseball, Dave Harkins pitched a no-hitter and recorded 15 strikeouts in a 5-0 victory over Aberdeen.
The boys lacrosse team (2-2, 2-2) defeated Aberdeen, 8-2, with a defense led by Craig Davis (out with a sprained ankle in the fourth quarter), Ian Morlock and goalkeeper Brian Chittum shutting out the visitors until the final quarter. Tim Beach was the offensive standout with four goals and three assists. . . . The
baseball team is No. 1 in the region for Class 2A, according to the latest rankings. Center fielder-pitcher Jamie Coons had one stolen base in a win against C. Milton Wright to raise his county-leading total to 14.
Easy victories by ranked players highlighted a tennis win over visiting Aberdeen. The individual winners included unbeaten Tim Bystry, ranked No. 1 in the county in boys singles; Greg LeMoine, No. 3 in boys singles; Katie Chisholm, No. 3 in girls
singles; and Tracy Lacher-Jill Kasprzak, No. 1 in girls doubles.
Junior Eric Davis pitched a one-hitter and his teammates pounded Carson Long Military Institute, 13-3. Junior Phil Kojack had two doubles. The team went to 5-1 with a 10-0 victory over New Freedom Christian, as Kojack pitched a no-hitter. The top hitters are Cory Donahue, .571; Kojack, .522 (five doubles) and Davis, .368 (two doubles, two triples, one home run). . . . Pitcher Jen Chatham has all the decisions for the 7-1 softball team, and her hits include two triples and a home run. The latest wins were 12-3 over Bryn Mawr (avenging the only loss) and 19-13 against Oldfields, where the reserves started and the regulars came on to overcome a 12-0 deficit. Chatham pitched 6 1/3 innings, striking out 12 and walking one.
Havre de Grace
The baseball team stunned Joppatowne, 16-2, as Chris Mentzer had three hits and raised his batting average to .533.
Chris Mills pitched a two-hitter in a 3-2 win over Patterson, with five strikeouts and three walks. Through eight games, he is leading the county in hitting at .636; RBI with 14; and hits with 14. In addition, he has a home run and six stolen bases. Other top batters include Adam Wimer at .368 with five stolen bases, and Matt Rohlfing at .348 with eight stolen bases.