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Varsity roundup (March 23): Loyola gets 15 hits, upsets No. 1 Spalding in baseball

Host Loyola Blakefield strung together 15 hits and upset top-ranked Archbishop Spalding, 14-4, in baseball Wednesday.

The Dons improved to 1-2, 1-1 in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference, and the Cavaliers fell to 8-1, 2-1.


Connor Barnes got the win, pitching 41/3 innings. Jack Sheehan hit two home runs and Jack Glock had two hits and four RBIs to lead Loyola's offense.

No. 5 St. Mary's 9, No. 10 Mount Saint Joseph 5: Brady O'Neil hit two home runs to help the visiting Saints (6-1, 1-1 MIAA A Conference) past the Gaels (5-2, 2-2).


No. 14 Perry Hall 6, Towson 4: Alec Proulx (2-for-4) had a double and two RBIs to lead the visiting Gators (2-0) past the Generals (0-2).

Patterson Mill 4, Fallston 2: The visiting Huskies (1-1) trailed 2-0 before scoring four times in the fifth inning to beat the Cougars (0-1).

Nick Cress had a two-run single for Patterson Mill.

No. 15 Howard 7, Northeast 0: Right-hander Casey Crawford pitched a shutout for the Lions (1-0) over the host Eagles (0-1).

C. Milton Wright 3, Aberdeen 1: Winner Tyler Hickey pitched five innings, gave up one run on two hits, walked four and struck out eight as the Mustangs (1-1) beat the host Eagles (0-1).

North Harford 9, Havre de Grace 1: Winner Jack Reaves went 51/3 innings, gave up one run on three hits and struck out six as the visiting Hawks (1-0) beat the Warriors (0-2).

Liberty 5, Glenelg 4: Lions closer Brandon Shipley earned a three-inning save.

Shipley entered in the fifth with the bases loaded and no outs, holding the visiting Gladiators (1-1) to one run. After giving up a pair of runs in the sixth, Shipley retired the side in order in the seventh for the Lions (2-0).


Liberty senior center fielder Tommy Parris went 2-for-3 with a double and a pair of RBIs.

—Jake Rill,

Baltimore Sun Media Group


Bel Air 2, Aberdeen 1: Erin Pugh's RBI triple in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted the host Bobcats over the Eagles in a season opener.

Brianna Fleischmann's RBI single in the third had given the Bobcats a 1-0 lead. Winning pitcher Gwen Markowski (10 strikeouts) made it stand until the top of the seventh.


—Randall L. McRoberts,

Baltimore Sun Media Group

No. 3 Eastern Tech 14, No. 11 Perry Hall 4: Freshman Abbie Heagy (3-for-4) had two home runs and three RBIs to power the host Mavericks (2-0) past the Gators (1-1).

North Harford 12, John Carroll 0: Winner Krista Hiser pitched a five-inning shutout, giving up one hit, walking one and striking out eight for the host Hawks (3-0).

The Patriots fell to 1-1.

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Yorktown (N.Y.) 12, No. 6 St. Mary's 2: Dom Cioffi scored four goals to lead the visiting Corn Huskers (2-0) past the Saints (0-4).

Girls lacrosse

No. 5 Notre Dame Prep 10, St.Mary's 7: Jordan Sabourin controlled 12 draws and had a hat trick to lead the visiting Blazers (1-0) past the Saints (2-1).

Notre Dame Prep led 5-4 at halftime.

Mount de Sales 11, Maryvale 10: Mackenzie Griffith scored the game-winner with less than a minute to go as the host Sailors (1-0) beat the Lions (1-1).

Hannah Ignacio had five goals and two assists for Mount de Sales.


Meade 14, Bowie 13, OT: Kristi King scored five goals to lead the host Mustangs (1-0) past the Bulldogs.