Softball * 10-and-under girls -- Rachel Herrick pitched a perfect game for Riviera Beach, striking out 15 in the team's Saturday's 16-0 victory over Greater Glen Burnie.
Brittney Boyd homered for Riviera Beach and Erin Gray showed consistency at the plate for the victors.
Herric and Kerri Lounge combined for a four-hitter as Riviera Beach held off Harundale last Thursday, 10-4. Erin Hart, Kelly Orndorf and Christine Sheridan provided timely hitting for the winners.
The Linthicum-Ferndale Fillies evened their record to 5-5 with a 15-11 victory over the Havenwood Sweet Sox.
Teri Cecil led the way for the Fillies as she went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs. Lindsey Thompson went 2-for-2 with a home run and four RBIs. Other offensive standouts for Linthicum-Ferndale included Jenny Anarino, Brooke Nowell, Julia Nowell and Lindsey Thompson.
Thompson and Brooke Nowell split time on the mound and combined for 11 strikeouts.
* 10-12 girls -- The Cape St. Claire Cruisers rallied in the bottom of the sixth, scoring two runs but it wasn't enough as Crofton Red held on to win, 7-6.
Minka Early recorded her best outing to date on the mound as she struck out 10 and walked two. Providing Early with solid defense were Kristen Trudeau, Lisa Hall, Lisa McElwain and Nicole Nichols, Mianque Early, Crystal Judy and Stacey Smith.
Offensively, the Cruisers (4-1) collected 15 hits. Leading the way for the Cape were Trudeau (4-for-4, two RBIs) and McElwain (2-for-4, double, two RBIs).
The Cape St. Claire Cougars upped their record to 3-1 by defeating Edgewater I, 18-3, last Tuesday.
Suzie Shuttleworth, Stephanie Hardy, Colleen Dugan and Tiffany Limbacher combined to pitch a three-hitter. Shuttleworth pitched the first three innings and struck out eight.
Limbacher and Hard each went 3-for-4. Limbacher added a double and three runs and Hardy scored three times and drove in four runs. Shuttleworth helped her cause by going 3-for-3 with
Becky Wojtowicz chipped in for the Cape by going 1-for-2 with two doubles and two runs.
* 12-and-under girls -- The Severna Park Blazers have reached the season's midway point with an 8-0 record.
The Blazers won their eighth game last week, defeating the Linthicum-Ferndale Saints, 22-8. The Blazers' 22-hit attack was
led by Bethany Plymyer and Jennifer Wadsworth.
The Blazers also breezed to a 25-6 win over the Severna Park Magic. Kelli Schneider hit two doubles and Emily Fine, Laura Tessieri and Christy Middleton each recorded singles.
Defensive standouts for Severna Park were Carrie Probst, Kiersten Klein,
Michelle Burke and Marianne Martin.
* Under-13 boys -- The Severna Park Sting select travel team was beaten by the BFC Bullets, 5-1, in last weekend's Maryland Cup semifinal matchup.
BFC scored two quick goals and the Sting never recovered. The lone Sting goal was scored by Adam Young on a feed from Greg Wojtech.
On Sunday, the Sting defeated the McLean Magic, 3-2. Wojtech scored less than one minute into the game off a cross from Paul Harris. The game was tied at 1-1 with less than five minutes remaining when Billy Mooney drilled in from the top of the box. Young and Jon Shedlosky were credited with assists.
Moments later, in what looked like a replay, Jon Parisi sailed a hard driving shot over the keeper's head to lock up the win. Reid Shaklee got the assist with a perfect feed to Parisi.
The victory improved the Sting's National Capital Soccer League record to 3-4.
* Under-19 girls -- The Severna Park Alliance advanced to the championship game of the Maryland State Cup with a 5-1 win Saturday over the Chesapeake Bay Storm.
Kristin Riismandel led all scorers with three goals, and Kristin Briggs added a goal and an assist. Christina Coroneos scored the game's first goal and the Alliance never looked back. Kristin Buckley added two assists for Severna Park.
"Our goal for this spring is to win the State Cup," said Severna Park coach Tom Ehart. "The girls are playing really well right now and I think we have an excellent shot at winning it all."
On Sunday, the Alliance (4-2-2) tied Reston United, 1-1, in the Washington Area Girls Soccer League.
Amy Adams had the lone goal for the Alliance in the first half.
Severna Park goalkeeper Erin Hon secured the tie with a 15 saves.
* Under-12 boys -- The Arundel Soccer Association Lightning upped its record to 6-1 by downing Arthur Slade last week, 5-0.
David Bowser led the way with three goals and Nick Christian and John Hamrick Jr. added a goal apiece. Michael Calden, Matthew Johnson and Michael Lee were all cited for outstanding play.
The ASA Strike Force remained undefeated at 8-0 after last week's 7-1 victory over Arthur Slade.
Chris Osborn emerged as the leading scorer with three goals while Kevin Funk and Ricky Swain chipped in two goals each.
* 10-and-under -- The ASA Rockets downed Arthur Slade, 9-0, behind three goals apiece from Matthew Bury and Joe Griffen.