Spring Sports Win Big In Bel Air
It's the start of new seasons and local teams are prepared to show what they're made of.
The C. Milton Wright girls varsity lacrosse team held on for an overtime 11-10 win against Winters Mill High School Wednesday.
The Mustangs started the game winning the first three draws and pulling ahead, 2-1. Winters Mill responded aggresivley, maintaining possession for most of the second half.
"Heather McKee played an incredible game and kept us in the game in the first half," wrote Brent Ritz, head girls laccrosse coach for C. Milton, in an email.
McKee, the team's goalkeeper, had 14 saves in the game including a pressure-packed save that held the teams tied at 10 and pushed the game into overtime.
The Mustangs won the first draw of the first overtime period, and Maggie Gallagher scored her second goal of the game putting the team ahead and securing the win.
Girls lacrosse: Patterson Mill vs. Dulaney
Patterson Mill Huskies suffered a loss this week coming up short in a match against Dulaney High School.
At halftime the Huskies trailed 12-4, and despite scoring eight times in the second half, lost 20-12.
Dulaney made six saves during the game and Patterson Mill's goalie, junior Erin Dent, had eight.
Patterson Mill senior Emily Keesling scored four goals and two assists, freshman Sam Herman scored three goals and one assist senior Brittany Cudmore scored two goals and two assists, senior Sam Boyce scored three goals and junior Brittie Andrews earned one assist.
Girls lacrosse: Edgewood vs. Reservoir High
Edgewood High School couldn't keep pace with the Reservoir High School squad on Wednesday.
The Rams trailed the Gators 8-5 at the half and eventually lost the game 18-8.
Edgewood's goalkeeper, Cidney Bomhardt, made nine saves during the game. Reservoir's Allie Warick made 10.
Tennis: Huskies vs. Bobcats
The first singles player, Patterson Mill senior Brandon Wolf, lost to Bel Air freshman Michael Quang 6-0, 6-0.
Patterson Mill's varsity coach, Seth Ranneberger, called Quang as a "very impressive" freshman for the Bel Air team.
Baseball: Cobras vs. Hawks
The North Harford Hawks had a powerful season opener with a 13-2 win over the Harford Technical High School Cobras.
The Hawks' Ryan Stinar threw four innings, giving up two runs on three hits while striking out four batters.
Stinar also played a big role on offense where he had three hits. Teammate Zach Knotts also contributed four knocks.
North Harford totaled 12 hits, and did not commit an error, while Harford Tech scored two runs, notched five hits and committed five errors.
The Hawks host Fallston on Friday.
Baseball: Patterson Mill vs. Perry Hall
The Patterson Mill's varsity baseball team crushed Perry Hall 13-2 Wednesday in Baltimore County.
Patterson Mill had 13 runs, nine hits and two errors. Perry Hall had two runs, six hits and three errors.
Patterson Mill hitter Griffin Marge went 2-for-4 with a grand slam.
Softball: Huskies vs. Patriots
The John Carroll softball team squeezed out a win over Patterson Mill Wednesday.
The final score was 4-3. Patterson Mill's Hailey Horton pitched, striking out six batters. Horton also helped her own cause with a hit and an RBI.
Patterson Mill's Torrie Manning had one hit and scored one run.
Softball: Bel Air vs. Aberdeen
Bel Air High School's Erin Morrissey pitched a shut out this week contributing to the team's 1-0 win over Aberdeen.
Aberdeen earned no runs, had three hits and three errors. Bel Air scored one run, had one hit and one error.
Sarah Sherba had the RBI for Bel Air.