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* 11-12 -- Strong pitching performances led Fallston to victory in four games last weekend in the Overlea-Fullerton Memorial Day Tournament. Fallston advanced to today's finals.

Highlights of those matchups include two wins for pitcher Brett Holdhouse, who also hit a home run, triple and a double. Kevin Smith also homered during the four-game stretch.

Fallston teammates A. J. Ellis and Chris Dejarnette pitched the xTC other games and each had a save. Also during the quarterfinals and semifinals, Greg Davis and Ellis each had a triple, and Dejarnette and Chris Kavanaugh each doubled.

Forest Hill baseball

The Rangers' Justin Collins and Greg Davis combined to pitch a no-hitter in a win over the previously undefeated Blue Jays.

The Rangers are one game behind the Blue Jays in the standings with four games remaining.

Harford Sox baseball

The 11-12 Harford Sox team beat the Severna Park Generals, 9-3, to improve to 6-6. Brad Glascock was the winning pitcher in the victory last Sunday.

Solid offensive performances were turned in by Ricky Black, Adam Rafalski, Bobby Winter, Jeff Greggs, Bill Farrell, Tim Goetzinger, Jonathan Ferg and Jeremy Pomp.

The 13-14 Harford Sox battled back and forth on Wednesday night against Putty Hill, and finally held off a last-inning rally to win, 9-8.

With a 9-6 lead going into the final inning, the Sox gave up two runs, but escaped with a force out at second base. The teams were tied 6-6 until the Sox pulled ahead, 9-6, in the sixth inning.

In that inning, Scott Schoendinest singled and Dale Berkey reached on a fielder's choice. Dan Gittings then singled in Schoendinest and Scott Taylor brought in Berkey and Gittings with a base hit.

At the end of two innings, the teams were locked at 3-3 and the Sox held a 5-4 lead at the end of three innings.

Gittings, Berkey and Taylor were a combined 7-for-10 at the plate and each had three RBI.

Girls soccer

The Harford United Flash extended its Division I Washington Area Girls Soccer League record to 6-0 this season with a 7-0 win over the Herndon Hornets.

Shanna Ziegenfuss paced the Flash with two goals and two assists, and Haley DeLaurence also scored twice. Jenn Cook, Cindy Wolf and Sue Gianniccini also scored and Krysten Martin added an assist.

Keeper Tina Steck finished with four saves as the Flash defense recorded its eighth shutout.

The next day, the Flash was just as impressive in a 4-1 victory over the Prince William 79'hers at Severna Park High School. Lauren Hess opened the scoring with a 27-yard shot from midfield and a penalty kick by Ziegenfuss put the Flash up 2-0 at the half.

Prince William scored first in the second half on a direct kick, but two late scores by Cook and Gianniccini, assisted by Cook, allowed the Flash to pull away from the 79'hers. Steck finished with three saves.

Track and field

The Harford County Gliders girls team won with 145 points, and the boys team took second (108 points) behind St. Charles County (134 points) at the annual Harford County Gliders Invitational at Aberdeen High School.Olney, The Baltimore Runners, Randallstown, Bowie, the Charles County Thunderbolts and Severna Park also competed in the event.

Kelly Coogan, a 13-14 competitor for the Gliders, won the girls 3,000-meter run in 12 minutes, 28 seconds, setting a team record previously held by Kim Helmers. Coogan also joined teammates Shea Cerveny and Helmers in sweeping the 800. The Gliders girls also won gold in the 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 relay events.

In boys competition, Eric Benjamin won the 15-16 1,500 and 1,800. The 13-14 boys also won the 4 x 100 relay in 56.0, and the 9-10 also earned gold in the 4 x 100.

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