Here’s a roundup of high school varsity action on Wednesday, May 18.
Severna Park 6, Glen Burnie 5: Sally Trent went 2-for-3 with a home run, double and two RBIs as the Falcons edged the Gophers for the Class 4A East Region I championship. Livi Driver drove in a run and scored another, while Sarah Smith also had an RBI as Severna Park advanced to the state quarterfinals.
Ryleeann Gardner went 2-for-3 with a run scored and Abrianna Pollie drove in two runs for visiting Glen Burnie, which could not hold leads of 3-0 and 5-2. Severna Park tied the score at 5 with two runs in the home half of the fifth, then plated the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning. Severna Park had a runner on second base with two outs when Ally Weaver smacked a hard ground ball to right side scoring Reilly Smith.
South River 5, Leonardtown 3: Gracelyn Solarz smacked a walk-off three-run homer to lift the Seahawks to the region championship. Courtney Little and Erin Tebbe both had an RBI during sixth inning to hand pitcher Brianna Ford the victory. South River will host Laurel Saturday (2 p.m.) in the state quarterfinals.
Howard 4, Mt. Hebron 1: The Lions captured the 3A East Region I title. With the game tied at 1 in the bottom of the sixth, Katie Green delivered a two-RBI single. Maddie Coleman earned the win for Howard with 11 strikeouts, also going 2-for-3 with a double. Nicole Parker had the other two Lions’ RBIs. For Mt. Hebron, Jessica Iveljic delivered the lone RBI as Emma Behel pitched six innings, striking out four.
Rising Sun 10, Harford Tech 4: The visiting Cobras match hits 10-10 with the Tigers, but committed seven errors which was the difference in the 2A East Region I championship. Leaders for Tech were Aubrey Gump (3-for-4) with a double and RBI; Brianna Lunenfeld (2-for-3) with a double and RBI; and Lacey Swart (2-for-4) with a double and two RBIs.
Century 8, Northeast 3: After falling behind in the top of the fourth, the Knights rallied with five in the bottom of the fourth. Emma Zuckerman homered for Century. Aly Loschen, Riley Schulze, Lucy Murr, Megan Hollander and Daylah Huff each drove in runs. Hannah Zabik scattered six hits in a complete-game performance with seven strikeouts.
Carver A&T 15, Hereford 1: Freshman Lily Dennis went five innings, gave up one run on one hit and struck out five and the host Wildcats (15-2) beat the Bulls in Class 2A region final. Lauren Allender had a home run, two RBIs and three runs scored. Shannon Towns had two hits and drove in four runs.
Towson 6, Bel Air 0: Lexi Predmore threw a four-hit shutout to lead the Generals to the 3A North Region II championship. She also had three hits, including a double, and an RBI. Julianna Leatherwood had two hits and two RBIs. Delaney Cole and Grace Hoey also drove in runs.
John Carroll 6, Loyola Blakefield 5: Matt Archibald hit a home run and the host Patriots scored twice in the sixth inning to beat the Dons in an MIAA A Conference playoff game. Archibald went 2-for-3 with four RBIs and one run scored.
Indian Creek 11, Friends 1: Nicholas Pratt (2-for-3) collected five RBIs to lift Indian Creek to the MIAA B Conference final out of the consolation bracket in five innings. Patrick Smith, drove in three runs and Xavier Quigley drove in two. Three pitchers held matters together for the Eagles on the mound. Jacob Cresanto pitched three innings, fanning three and permitting just one hit. Quigley followed, striking out one and allowing a hit in an inning while Joseph Emery shut down Friends completely.
St. John’s 10, Glenelg Country 0: Josh Skowronski (2-for-3) had four RBIs to lead the host Vikings over the Dragons in an MIAA B Conference playoff. Winner Cannon Colemen went five innings, gave up three hits and struck out three. St. John’s scored five runs in the fifth inning.
Broadneck 17, Dulaney 5: Lexi Dupcak scored four goals and assisted two others as the Bruins beat the Lions in a 4A state quarterfinal. Mary Moore totaled two goals and four assists, while Reagan Baldwin also scored four goals for Broadneck. Goalie Chloe Rand made 15 saves.
Sherwood 11, Old Mill 10: Haley Hodak scored three goals and assisted another to lead the Patriots in the overtime loss. Elaina Creekmore and Samantha Sobolewski scored two goals apiece, while Carsyn Smith dished off two assists. Goalie Camryn Smith registered seven saves.
Liberty 23, CMIT-North 0: The Liberty defense held CMIT to one shot, stopped by Halley Feaga. Fourteen different Lions scored goals. Val Thompson led with four to go with three assists. Sophia Carpenetti and Emily Spampinato each scored three goals with Spampinato collecting three assists. Riley Matthiesen had a team-best four assists.
Southern 18, Loch Raven 6: The Bulldogs advance as the No. 7 seed to face No. 6 Liberty in the Class 1A state semifinals.
Huntingtown 18, Eastern Tech 10: The Mavericks fell in the 2A state quarterfinals. Ashley Kyle, Leah Brammer, Abby Schwartz-Mitchell and Jess Urban each scored twice in the loss. Charlotte Miranda and Emily Reese also scored.
Severna Park 14, River Hill 8: Karli Kirchenheiter and Theresa Bragg (one assist) led the way for the Falcons with four goals each, while Delanie Abere netted three to beat the Hawks in the Class 4A state quarterfinal. Maddy Goger also added a goal, as did Emma Marsh and Alyssa Gore-Chung (one assist).
Southern 17, Perryville 2: Attackman Ryan Gregoire and Carter Moon totaled six points apiece to lead the Bulldogs to a convincing victory in the 1A state quarterfinals. Gregoire and Moon both had four goals and two assists. Mason McGivern contributed two goals and three assists, while Charlie Haley dished off four assists.
Severna Park 16, Northern-Calvert 6: Nolan Zborai scored six goals and dished off two assists to lead the Falcons to the convincing victory in the Class 3A state quarterfinals. Attackman Joaquin Villagomez totaled four goals and four assists, while Kevin Bredeck, Ryan LaRocque and Parker Sealy all contributed two goals and an assist. Goalie Ashby Shepherd recorded 10 saves.
Mt. Hebron 12, River Hill 3: The Vikings advanced to the 3A state semifinals with the win. Gianni Karam scored a team-high four goals, also adding an assist. Rich Tangires had a hat trick and an assist, as Gavin Fleck scored twice. Everett Armstead made 11 saves for the Vikings. For River Hill, Wes Brunett, Josh Davis and Shane Schren each scored with Charlie Kluckhuhn making 15 saves.
Broadneck 17, Dulaney 2: Davis Fisher, Jake Schroll, Ryan Salazar and Tanner Boone each notched two goals, Fisher also had three assists. Seven other Bruins scored: Tyler Hicks (one assist), Jackson Shaw (one assist), Ryan Della, Gregg Bowman, Kyle Pierce and Carter Orders.
Huntingtown 17, Northeast 4: RJ Breeden closed out a stellar senior season by scoring all four goals for the Eagles, who fell behind 10-1 at halftime. Goalie Blaine Bennett made 13 saves for Northeast, which fell in the Class 2A state quarterfinals.
Fallston 19, Loch Raven 1: Gage McKenna and Jacob MacMillan scored three goals each as the host Cougars rolled in the 1A state quarterfinal. Quinn McLaughlin, Luke Wolff and Aiden Dixon added two goals apiece, while Michael Estremsky, Charlie Perri, Chris King, Jack Baylin, Greg Hoer, Nick Nikola and Gabe Windley each added a goal.
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