Varsity roundup (April 15): Fulton's two-run homer lifts C.M. Wright over No. 1 Cavaliers in softball
By Randall L. McRoberts
Baltimore Sun Media Group|
Apr 16, 2016 | 3:00 AM
Morghan Fulton's two-run home run lifted the No. 8 C. Milton Wright softball team over visiting No. 1 Archbishop Spalding, 3-1, on Friday in a nonleague game played annually between the two.
Fulton's hit came with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning with the score tied at 1. Katie Murphy drew a one-out walk to bring Fulton to the plate. The homer, hit over the 210-foot sign, was Fulton's second of the year.
The Mustangs (7-2) jumped ahead in the third. Quinn Ursprung led off the inning with a single. A sacrifice moved her to second and in Emily Kim drove Ursprung in with an RBI double.
Spalding wasted no time pulling even, scoring its lone run in the top of inning four. Spalding shortstop Sammi Johnson doubled to start the inning and after advancing to third on a fielder's choice, she scored on a passed ball.
Spalding (10-3) had a two-out single in the seventh, but the Mustangs failed to give in and closed out the win.
Fulton also pitched the win, allowing four hits. Katherine Seidl took the loss, allowing six hits.
No. 2 Eastern Tech 1, Franklin 0: Sarah Cox stole two bases and scored on a passed ball in the sixth inning to lift the Mavericks (8-0) over the host Indians (3-4).
No. 4 Lansdowne 3, No. 12 Perry Hall 0: Jordyn Goodman pitched a four-hit shutout to lead the host Vikings (9-0) past the Gators (6-2). Goodman fanned four and didn't walk a batter.
Perry Hall senior pitcher Ally Kordon allowed just six hits. Lansdowne's Katie Amoss homered, Hannah Goodman tripled and Morgan Thayer had two hits and an RBI for the Vikings. Caroline Frank had two hits for the Gators.
Patterson Mill 10, Fallston 0: Winning pitcher Austin Koehn gave up four hits over five innings in his first career shutout as the host Huskies (8-3) defeated the Cougars (3-6).
Boys' Latin 14, St. Vincent Pallotti 4: Sam Bowen's grand slam in the bottom of the second inning helped the host Lakers (7-4, 5-1 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference) beat the Panthers (6-5, 4-3).
Francis Scott Key 4, Liberty 3: Camden Cregger knocked in a pair of runs and pitched three scoreless innings for the save to lift the Eagles (6-1) over the visiting Lions (3-6).
Cregger allowed just one hit and faced the minimum nine batters for the Eagles. Danny Hyman also had an RBI for FSK.
Liberty committed two errors in the bottom of the fourth, allowing the Eagles to score the go-ahead run on a wild pitch.
No. 4 Mount Hebron 11, No. 8 Glenelg 10, OT: Sorana Larson scored four goals and Lexi Arens had three goals and three assists to lead the host Vikings (6-2) past the Gladiators (5-2).
Mount Hebron trailed 7-5 at the half.
No. 11 Severn 12, No. 10 Notre Dame Prep 6: Brooke Robbins scored five goals to power the visiting Admirals (8-5, 4-3 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference) past the Blazers (5-6, 3-4).
Severn led 6-2 at halftime.
Bryn Mawr 13, Maryvale 11: Sophomore midfielder Olivia Rubin (five goals) and sophomore attacker Alex Marino (four goals, three assists) powered the host Mawrtians (5-4, 4-3) past the Lions (4-6, 1-6 IAAM A Conference).
—Tom Worgo, Baltimore Sun Media Group
Four metro-area girls and one metro-area boy have been selected to compete in the 11th annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Games, set for July 2 at Towson University.
McDonogh attacker Brindi Griffin, McDonogh midfielder Savannah Buchanan, Severna Park midfielder Eva Klaus and Century midfielder Hannah Warther were named to the girls squad while Loyola Blakefield's Cole Williams made the boys squad. This was the first of four waves of selections.