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Softball: Fallston deals Tech first division loss, 8-4

Bel Air's Jennifer Schofield can't reach the ball to make the out as a Rising Sun player slides safetly into third during Wednesday's home game. Rising Sun won, 7-2.
Bel Air's Jennifer Schofield can't reach the ball to make the out as a Rising Sun player slides safetly into third during Wednesday's home game. Rising Sun won, 7-2.(Nicole Munchel | Aegis staff, Patuxent Homestead)

The Fallston Cougars (7-3 overall, 7-1 Susquehanna) handed the Harford Tech girls their first lower-division defeat Wednesday, knocking off the host-team Cobras, 8-4.

With the score tied at 3 heading in to the sixth, Fallston scored three times despite getting just one hit from Jess Lee.

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Harford Tech scored once in the home half of the sixth, as Sarah North drove Liz Stevens home with an RBI single that made the score 6-4.

With the Cobras (8-3 overall, 8-1 Susquehanna) trailing by two, Harford Tech's Alyssa Hockaday smashed a shot to dead center that looked to be a sure extra-base hit, but there to run the ball down and make the catch was Fallston center fielder Lauren Plakatoris.

In the seventh, Fallston padded its lead by two with hits from Plakatoris and Sam Day.

Jess Moore tossed a complete game for the Cougars, striking out three over seven innings of work.

Harford Tech's Brittney Horseman ripped a pair of doubles and drove in two runs, while Kristen Mueller blasted a double in the loss.

North Harford wins again

The North Harford Hawks defeated the host Bo Manor Eagles, 14-4, in five innings Wednesday afternoon.

The game was called after the fifth under the 10-run mercy rule.

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With the victory, North Harford went to 9-2 overall and 6-2 in Chesapeake (upper) Division play.

Amanda Roberts started for the Hawks and worked through three innings, allowing three hits and giving up three walks along the way. Melissa Doering tossed two innings of relief, holding Bo Manor hitless while striking out one.

At the plate, Doering belted two doubles, scored three times and had three RBIs. Emily Briggs scored twice in the win, while Taylor Stiles also scored a pair of runs.

Abby Young had a single and scored twice for North Harford.

Warriors stomp Edgewood

The Havre de Grace Warriors scored early and often in Wednesday's home matchup with the Edgewood Rams (1-10 overall, 1-8 Susquehanna), notching 10 runs in their first at-bat en route to a 24-1, five-inning victory.

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The win put Havre de Grace at 7-4 overall and 7-1 in Susquehanna (lower) Division action.

Wednesday's game was halted after five innings because of the 10-run mercy rule.

Emily Lewis went 2-for-2 with four RBIs and three runs scored in the victory, while teammate Rebecca Ashman was 1-for-1 with a team-high five runs scored. Taylor Smith had a double, four RBIs and two runs scored, while Hailey Bethke went 2-for-3 with a triple, four RBIs and one run scored.

Riley Arnold was 1-for-3 with three runs scored and Allison Lewis had one hit, one run scored and one RBI. Tori Caine had a base hit, two runs scored and one RBI, while fellow Warrior Kayla Vaughn went 1-for-1 with one run scored and one RBI.

Dana Teufer was 3-for-4 with a double, three runs scored and two RBIs in the win, while Kelsey McRoberts scored twice. Kaitlyn Husfelt was 1-for-1 with a triple.

Arnold tossed all five innings for the Warriors, striking out five, walking three and allowing one run on four hits.

Mustangs over North East

C. Milton Wright (8-4 overall, 6-2 Chesapeake) defeated the North East Indians, 5-3, Wednesday.

All three of the Indians runs came in the bottom of the seventh.

Jessica Canami slammed a home run and scored twice for the winning side, while MacKenzie Fitzgerald ripped a triple in the victory. CMW's Holli Rutkowski hit a double, and Kayleigh Allender and Lindsay Resnik both collected a pair of singles.

Brittany Stein tossed a complete game for the Mustangs, holding the Indians to five hits over seven innings of work.

Bobcats trumped

Bel Air (4-7 overall, 1-7 Chesapeake) fell to the visiting Rising Sun Tigers, 7-2, Wednesday.

Trailing 4-2 in the game's final inning, the Bobcats allowed the Tigers to pad their lead by three runs.

Jen Schofield whacked a double in the loss for Bel Air's lone extra-base hit.

Eagles blast Elks

The Aberdeen Eagles (5-6 overall, 4-5 Susquehanna) got one game closer to the .500 mark on Wednesday, blasting five home runs in a 25-9 road victory over Elkton.

The game ended after five innings because Aberdeen led by more than 10 runs.

Aberdeen posted 23 hits and stole 28 bases.

Rebecca Roberts went the distance in the win, striking out three and allowing eight earned runs.

Morgan Sulzbach went 3-for-5 with a homer, two runs and three RBIs, while Victoria Phelps was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and six stolen bases. At the plate, Roberts was 3-for-5 with a home run, three runs, three RBIs and four steals, while Amelia Miller went 4-for-4 with five runs, three RBIs and five steals. Abigail Harrison had a home runs, two singles, three RBIs and three runs, while Sam Shatto and Sarah Tyc each belted a homer in the victory.

Huskies top Mariners

Patterson Mill (5-6 overall, 5-4 Susquehanna) picked up a home victory Wednesday, defeating the Joppatowne Mariners, 18-11.

The loss dropped Joppatowne to 0-9 on the year.

Leading the way for the Huskies was Isabelle Emanuel, who had a triple, three RBIs and three runs.

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