Softball: Havre de Grace pastes Joppa, Edgewood

The Havre de Grace Warriors improved to 3-1 in softball on the year with a victory Wednesday, topping the visiting Joppatowne Mariners, 21-1. The Aberdeen Eagles won three and the Perryville Panthers lost once in recent girls softball action.

The Havre de Grace-Joppatowne game ended after five innings because of the 10-run mercy rule.


Warrior starter Megan Thompson tossed a no-hitter, striking out eight and issuing six walks over five innings of work. Joppatowne's lone run was scored in the second inning on two wild pitches and a passed ball.

The Warriors scored six times in the opening inning, 10 times in the second and finished with a five-run fourth.

Havre de Grace's Rebecca Ashman was 1-for-1 with a double, two RBIs, three runs, three walks and three stolen bases.

Emily Lewis was 1-for-3 with two runs scored, while teammate Dana Teufer was 1-for-1 with one run. Taylor Smith finished 1-for-2 with a double and two runs, while Thompson was 1-for-5 with one RBI and one run.

Tori Caine contributed a single, two runs and two RBIs, while Riley Arnold helped the winning cause with a double and three runs scored.

Hailey Bethke was 1-for-3 with a double, two runs and one RBI, while Kaitlyn Husfelt posted one hit, two runs and one RBI.

Kelsey McRoberts earned a pair of walks, scored once and drove in one run, while Kayla Vaughn scored one run for the Warriors.

Warriors top Edgewood


The Warriors cruised to an 18-1 road victory over Edgewood on Monday.

Havre de Grace scored eight times in the opening inning then posted three runs in the third, six in the fourth and one more in the fifth. Edgewood's lone run came in the fifth inning.

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

Arnold led the Warrior charge, going 3-for-4 with a triple, three RBIs and three runs. Ashman was 1-for-3 with one RBI and scored three times in the win, while Smith went 1-for-3 with three runs and one stolen base.

Thompson was 2-for-4 with a triple, two RBIs and three runs, while Caine finished 1-for-3 with three RBIs and one run.

Lewis had a big game for the Warriors, bashing three singles, knocking in two runs and scoring once, while Husfelt went 1-for-2 with one RBI and one run. Vaughn was 1-for-1 with one RBI and one run and Teufer earned one walk and scored once in the win.


Hayley Kitts went the distance on the mound, striking out seven Edgewood hitters, allowing two hits and surrendering one earned run to grab a win.

Bounce back win

The Warriors bounced back from a tough season-opening loss by dropping the Patterson Mill Huskies, 11-5, last Friday.

Trailing, 3-2, heading into the fifth, the Warriors exploded for five runs to take a 7-3 advantage, then scored four more runs in the following inning to go up, 11-3.

Patterson Mill posted two runs in the bottom half of the seventh before Havre de Grace closed the door.

Smith went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in the first inning, a single and two runs scored.

Ashman helped the winning cause by going 3-for-5 with three singles and two runs, and Thompson was 1-for-4 with a double, two runs, one RBI and one walk.

Caine was 1-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBIs. Lewis was 3-for-4 with a triple, two singles, two runs and one RBI in the victory, while McRoberts went 1-for-4 with a single and one RBI. Kitts and Teufer each scored once for the Warriors.

Kitts made the start for Havre de Grace and went three innings, striking out two and allowing five hits. Thompson thew four innings of hitless relief, racking up six strikeouts and issuing two walks.

Eagles over Edgewood, Elkton, Perry Hall

Aberdeen won its third straight game Wednesday, beating the visiting Edgewood Rams, 16-6.

The game came to a close after five innings under the 10-run mercy rule.

Rebecca Roberts went 4-for-5 with a double, four RBIs and two runs, while Sarah Tyc was 2-for-3 with two runs and one RBI. Abby Harrison went 3-for-3 with a triple, three RBIs and two runs in the victory, while Julia Sanders was 1-for-1 with two runs.

The Eagles also won Monday, handing the visiting Elkton Golden Elks a 15-7 loss.

Sophomore hurler Victoria Phelps went the distance for Aberdeen, allowing two earned runs on nine hits, striking out three and issuing four walks.

Tyc was the Eagles' top offensive contributor, going 4-for-5 with a triple, three RBIs, two runs and four stolen bases. Sam Shatto helped the winning side, going 3-for-4 with a homer, three RBIs, three runs and one steal.

In the sixth inning of their March 22 game, the visiting Eagles rallied for five runs, posting a 9-8 comeback victory over Perry Hall.

In the seventh, Aberdeen reliever Natalie Rymarz shut the door on the hosts, retiring the side to pick up the win. Over four innings of work, Rymarz held the Gators to three hits, two walks and zero runs.

Tyc led the Eagles at the plate, going 4-for-5 with four singles, two RBIs and one run.

Phelps and Roberts each collected three hits in the victory. Rymarz, Ginger Williams and Kaysha Davis each had two hits.

Panthers shut down

Playing on the road last Friday, the Perryville girls managed just one run in a 5-1 loss to the North East Indians.

The game was tied, 1-1, until the bottom of the fourth, when the Panthers surrendered a pair of runs. North East padded its lead by two in the fifth inning.

Lindsey Poore had one hit and scored the Panthers only run.