Here’s a roundup of high school varsity action on Thursday, May 12.
Key 8, Park 2: Sean Boomer went 2-for-3 with two runs driven in and three stolen bases as the Obezags advanced to the MIAA C Conference championship game. Top-seeded Key will face No. 2 Concordia Prep Tuesday (4 p.m.) at Gerstell Academy.
Trey Brandon doubled in a run, while Colin MacNabb added an RBI single for Key, which reached the C Conference final for the first time since 2010. Starting pitcher Armand Ortiz went five and allowed just runs, while striking out nine. Will Dowton pitched two scoreless innings to close out the contest.
Old Mill 11, Meade 1: Maison Beam went 2-for-4 with a home run and five RBIs to lead the Patriots. Leadoff hitter Caelan Witcher went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI, while Myles Fulton scored two runs and drove in two others.
Dundalk 2, Catonsville 0: Mekhi Mancuso threw a two-hitter with 14 strikeouts leading the Owls to a win in their Class 4A North Region I quarterfinal. Dominic Knighton had two hits including an RBI single. Coreem Wright also drove in a run.
Patterson Mill 8, Joppatowne 2: The Huskies scored four in the first inning and cruised to victory in their 1A South Region I quarterfinal. Nate Simmons and Sam Schepleng each drove in two runs. Noah Thomas threw 6⅔ innings, allowing five hits and striking out five.
Francis Scott Key 12, Loch Raven 2: The Eagles won their 1A North Region I quarterfinal. Colton Feister struck out seven and allowed two hits in four innings on the mound. Bodey Griffin and Feister each drove in two runs.
Dulaney 18, Mervo 1: Dulaney posted a big win in its 4A North Region I quarterfinal. Mason Frohme homered in the win. Nate Smith had three hits, including two doubles. John Kirstukas had two hits with a double.
South River 11, Annapolis 2: Sam Howard threw a four-hitter with seven strikeouts for the Seahawks. Josh Long homered, doubled and drove in three. Aiden Cassilly and Jack Schrader each had two hits with doubles.
Old Mill 17, Oxon Hill 0: LJ Drummond went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and two driven in to lead the Patriots. Dakota Patton went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and two RBIs, while leadoff hitter Jake Connolly had two hits and scored three runs.
Centennial 11, Westminster 1: The 3A East Region I third-seeded Eagles scored 11 runs on just four hits, taking advantage of three Owl errors and eight walks. Cadeyrn Ahern threw a three-hitter with seven strikeouts. Konnor Walker had an RBI double for Westminster.
North Harford 9, Harford Tech 5: The host Hawks overturned a 5-1 fifth inning deficit with eight runs to win the 2A East Region I quarterfinal. Kole Iddings had a double and single in the big inning, as did Brian Hauer. Johnny Manzari added two hits, while Patrick Shrodes and Will Armiger each had a RBI single. Matt Sielecki had three hits, including a double. Tim Steele pitched the last three innings for the win.
Atholton 7, Wilde Lake 1: The fourth seed Raiders advanced to the Class 3A East Region II semifinal as Liam Snow was 2-for-2 with an RBI. Scotty Vaszil was 1-for-2 with an RBI as Tra Evans finished with two hits. Shane Amato earned the victory pitching 5 2/3 innings striking out five.
Old Mill 17, Meade 0: Danica Lease tossed a no hitter to lead the Patriots to the shut out win in the first round of the playoffs. Lease faced one batter over the minimum after walking the leadoff hitter of the game. The only other runner reached as a result of an error and was doubled off on a line drive to first base in the fourth.
Reagan McCoy went 3-for-3 with two solo homers and a double and four RBIs to lead the offense. Hannah Wines doubled, tripled and drove in four for Old Mill, which will meet Severna Park on Monday.
Towson 9, Kenwood 0: The fourth-seeded Generals blanked the fifth-seeded Blue Birds in a Class 3A North Region II quarterfinal. Towson scored eight runs in the first inning. Julianna Leatherwood had two hits, with a home run, and two RBIs. Grace Hoey singled, doubled and drove in three. In the circle, Lexi Predmore struck out nine in three innings, allowing just one hit.
South Carroll 23, Pikesville 5: The Cavaliers broke open their 1A North Region I quarterfinal with seven runs in the second inning. Julia Wellen went 3-for-4 with four RBIs. Sam Rice and Hailey Wolfrey each had two hits and three RBIs, while Abby Hoare had two hits and two RBIs.
Arundel 7, JM Bennett 1: Kathryn Wisor threw a six-hitter with 11 strikeouts to lead the Wildcats in their 3A South Region II quarterfinal. Emma Schurr drove in two runs, while Sierra Williams and Emmaline Zimmerman also had RBIs. Madison Hamolia had three hits.
Marriotts Ridge 13, Westminster 5: Leading 7-4 entering the fourth, the Mustangs broke the game open with three runs in both the fourth and fifth innings. Brynne Mellady finished with a team-high four hits, as Saige Spittler launched a grand slam for Marriotts Ridge. Ava Hammer also finished 3-for-5 with three RBIs. The Mustangs advance to the Class 3A East Region I semifinal against top seed Howard. Taylor Coyle went 3-for-3 for Westminster.
Mt. Hebron 7, Centennial 0: Becca Hutchinson and Emma Behel combined to throw a four-hit shutout. The Vikings broke the game open with five runs in the sixth. Hutchinson, Allison Scioli, Emma Kim and Juliana Rodriguez each had hits for Mt. Hebron. The Vikings advance to the Class 3A East Region I semifinal against second seed Manchester Valley.
Havre de Grace 8, Joppatowne 0: Lillia Dalton tossed a two hitter, striking out 15, to lead the host Warriors past the Mariners in a 1A South I quarterfinal. Kinsey Mentzer went 2-for-4 for the offense and Natiah Turner added a home run. Bayleigh Carstetter and Daley Veres had RBIs.
Harford Tech 17, Havre de Grace 6: The second-seeded Cobras earned a spot in the 1A South Region I championship game. Molly Re and Madison Partridge each scored four goals, while Jordan Strang chipped in three. Re also had a team-high six assists. Ashley McElwain scored twice and Sophia Albi had two assists.
Reservoir 20, Atholton 10: The third-seed Gators advanced to the 3A East Region II final. Kat Thayer scored a team-high eight goals with two assists. Alana Leak added four goals and five assists. Alex Ripkin scored four times, as Jackie Rowell chipped in two goals and two assists with Taylor Sung adding two goals and an assist. Karla Carranza made 11 saves.
Marriotts Ridge 10, Howard 9: The top seed Mustangs advanced to the Class 3A East Region I final as Maisy Clevenger scored a team-high five goals. Sofie Bender also added four goals as Grace Hejeebu made seven saves. For Howard, Jenna Vetter scored four goals and added an assist, while Alyssa Gorny had a hat trick.
Reservoir 14, Atholton 6: Joey Schinner and Graham Leary led the Gators as they advanced to the 3A East Region II finals. Leary finished with a team-high five goals, also chipping in three assists. Schinner added four goals and a team-high four assists. Both Kevin Sisk and Octavian Galu scored twice as David Lewis had a goal and three assists. Nolan Baer made nine saves.
Arundel 20, Oxon Hill 0: Attackman Noah Bell scored two goals and dished off five assists to lead the Wildcats in their playoff opener.
Evan Davidson totaled two goals and two assists for Arundel, which raced out to a 13-0 lead after the first quarter. Chris Downs and Jacob Dy added two goals and an assist apiece. Chris McDonald and Jackson Gauice both scored two goals, while Jack Schuette, Brett Wilkins, Justin Sampson had a goal and an assist.
Marriotts Ridge won the Howard County tennis championship with 39 overall points, as River Hill (30), Centennial (26) and Howard (25) rounded out the top four. Mukundh Boopathi of Marriotts Ridge finished as the No. 1 singles champion defeating Alex Artazov of River Hill. Sebastien Lair of River Hill won the No. 2 singles title over Rafa Feldman of Marriotts Ridge.
Marriotts Ridge swept boys doubles, beating Centennial teams in at each line. Shreyas Rath and Pedro Arantes Gabriel won the No. 1 doubles title over Danny Ho and Ryan Huang. Sai Charan Chodavarapu and Colin Wang won the No. 2 doubles title over Julian Whang and Charlie Lu. Jerry He and Alex Yang defeated Hari Meka and Avi Ramreddy at No. 3 doubles.
For the girls, River Hill’s Adele Lair won the No. 1 singles bracket, defeating Rose Huang of Centennial in the finals. In No. 2 singles, Centennial’s Michelle Fradlin defeated Alanna Ro of Reservoir. In No. 1 doubles, Priyanka Ramulu and Adelaide Houston of River Hill defeated Corinne Chau and Viola Yu of Howard. Marina Kim and Presley Caroland of Howard beat Charita Sandoze and Vinita Badugu of Marriotts Ridge for the No. 2 doubles championship. Mariotts Ridge’s Maria Ottman and Megan Wagner defeated Shannon Clifford and Amelia Kreig of Howard.
Gilman 3, Severn 2: Victories in both doubles matches lifted the host Greyhounds in the MIAA A Conference championship match.
Andrew Hannon defeated Daniel McNair at No. 2 singles, 6-3, 6-1. However, Matthew McNair and Nate Krall both earned singles wins for Severn. Daniel McNair defeated Rohan Milak at No. 1 (6-3, 6-2), while Krall beat Ben Cordish at No. 3 (6-4, 6-2).
It came down to doubles with Gilman’s Andy Brinckerhoff and Alex Nabit scoring a 7-5, 6-0 victory over Aiden Gilroy and Alan Tchamourliyski at No. 1. Luca Paulovich and George Khairallah then beat Luke Fromal and Chris Sixbey of Severn at No. 2 (6-2, 6-1).
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