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Softball: CMW drops second straight, loses 9-3 to Mount de Sales

The C. Milton Wright Mustangs suffered a non-UCBAC divisional loss Wednesday night, falling 9-3 to the visiting Mount de Sales Sailors.

The loss, the Mustangs' (3-1 Chesapeake) second straight after their five-game winning streak was stopped Monday with a loss to Rising Sun, dropped CMW to 5-3 on the season.

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The Sailors kicked off the game with a two-run outburst in the first inning, while the Mustangs answered in the bottom of the first with a single run. In the second, Mount de Sales jumped out to a 6-1 advantage by plating four runs. After CMW scored another run in the bottom half of the second, the Sailors scored once in the third, then added their final two runs in the fourth. CMW's final tally came in the bottom of the fifth.

Lindsay Resnik had the Mustangs' lone extra-base hit, a double, and scored once in the loss.

"It was the second inning that broke the game open for the Sailors," CMW head coach Russ Kovach said. "[We] were unable to respond to the hitting."

Warriors shut down

The Havre de Grace Warriors were toppled 6-0 across the river Tuesday, playing their annual spring vacation, morning softball matchup with the Rising Sun Tigers.

With the game scoreless after two innings, Rising Sun scored twice in the home half of the third, then plated another four runs in the bottom of the fifth.

Havre de Grace had a shot at scoring in the sixth, when the Warriors managed to load the bases, but they could not drive a run across. In all, the Warriors left six runners stranded.

Hayley Kitts tossed a complete game for the Warriors, striking out a pair of batters and allowing seven hits without issuing a walk.

Emily Lewis was 1-for-2 with a single and a walk, while Taylor Smith went 1-for-3 with a single and a walk. Hailey Bethke and Kaitlyn Husfelt both went 1-for-3 in the loss, while Rebecca Ashman earned a base on balls.

The loss dropped Havre de Grace (4-0 Susquehanna) to 4-2 overall.

Hawks win big

The North Harford Hawks (4-2 overall, 2-2 Chesapeake) won a non-division contest Tuesday afternoon, pummeling the host-team Edgewood Rams, 25-0.

The game was halted after five innings under the 10-run mercy rule.

With the loss, Edgewood (1-4 Susquehanna) fell to 1-5 overall.

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No further game stats were available.

John Carroll topped

The John Carroll Patriots, playing on their home field Wednesday afternoon, managed just one run in a 7-1 loss to the visiting Perryville Panthers.

Leading the way for the visitors were Brooke Wills, who went 3-for-4 with a homer, and Kaitlyn Willis, who roped three hits and drove in a pair of runs.

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