High School sports

Varsity roundup (April 27): McManus' homer helps Gaels upset No. 1 Cavs

Baseballs and a bat are seen during batting practice before a spring training exhibition baseball game between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees in Kissimmee, Fla., Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Michael McManus hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning as host Mount Saint Joseph took the lead for good and upset No. 1 Archbishop Spalding, 11-5, on Wednesday.

The Gaels (13-11, 6-9 Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference) scored four runs in both the fifth and sixth innings. The Cavaliers fell to 21-4 and 12-3.


Mount Saint Joseph, trailing 5-4, benefited in the fifth inning from a hit-by-pitch and a wild pitch on strike three.

Trevor Basso pitched two scoreless innings of relief for the win. Ethan Gallagher hit a home run in the first inning.


Archbishop Curley 5, No. 3 Calvert Hall 4: Paul Nixon hit the game-winning home run in the bottom of the seventh inning as the host Friars (7-9, 7-7 MIAA A Conference) upset the Cardinals (13-8, 10-4).

Winning pitcher Luke Nakich hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning.

Loyola Blakefield 8, St. Mary's 7: Will Glock hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh to lift the host Dons (10-7, 6-6 MIAA A Conference) over the Saints (13-8, 5-8).

Jack Sheehan pitched 42/3 innings of relief and allowed one run for the win.

Fallston 4, C. Milton Wright 0: Winning pitcher Bryce Logan threw a shutout as the Cougars (8-6) beat the host Mustangs (6-9).

Logan gave up one hit, walked two and struck out eight. Blake Loewe had RBI singles in the fourth and sixth innings.

South River 10, Meade 0: Ethan Sieber and Jason Spalding combined to throw a three-hit shutout as the Seahawks (11-5) beat the host Mustangs (2-12).

Sieber worked five innings, gave up three hits, walked one and struck out five for the win. Spalding worked an inning of relief.



No. 5 Lansdowne 9, Sparrows Point 3: Jordyn Goodman pitched a five-hitter and her offense manufactured two early three-run innings to lead the host Vikings (12-1) past the Pointers (6-7).

Goodman struck out seven and walked two.

"Her screwball was really on today," said her sister, catcher Hannah Goodman, who hit her third home run of the season in the fourth inning. "She was really painting the outside corner and inside corner."

—Craig Clary, Baltimore Sun Media Group

Westminster 2, No. 2 Liberty 1: The Owls (10-4, 9-3 Carroll County) got a home run from Olivia Herman and edged the host Lions (14-1, 12-1), ending their 13-game winning streak.


—Pat Stoetzer, Baltimore Sun Media Group

Bohemia Manor 6, No. 8 C. Milton Wright 2: Winning pitcher Taylor Abshagen allowed one hit after giving up two hits and two runs in the first inning as the Eagles (13-3) beat the host Mustangs (11-5).

Bohemia Manor scored four runs in the seventh inning.

Francis Scott Key 5, Winters Mill 3: The host Eagles (12-4) clinched a spot in the

Carroll County championship game with a win over the Falcons (6-10).

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Boys lacrosse

No. 8 Broadneck 17, Northeast 5: Riley McNulty scored seven goals to power the host Bruins (10-0) past the Eagles (3-7).

Girls lacrosse

No. 3 Roland Park 11, No. 10 St. Mary's 8: Hailey Morris had a hat trick and Sierra Cockerille and Kiki Shaw each scored twice to power the host Reds (11-2, 8-2 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference) past the Saints (12-4, 6-4).

No. 12 Severn 11, Mount de Sales 4: Ally Hall scored four goals and Brooke Robbins and Maddie McDaniel had three goals each to lead the Admirals (10-6, 6-4 IAAM A Conference) past the host Sailors (4-11, 2-8).

Severn won 11 of 17 draws.