Megan Lucks scored off Diane Caporaletti's sacrifice fly to right field in the bottom of the seventh inning to give No. 11-ranked Wilde Lake a 3-2 softball win over No. 14 River Hill yesterday.
River Hill (6-1, 4-1) had tied the game with two runs in the sixth. Wilde Lake (5-0) loaded the bases in its half of the sixth with no outs, but a forceout at home and a double play got Hawks pitcher Shannon Jackson out of the jam.
Lucks led off the seventh and reached second on a throwing error. Lindsey Smardon's single moved Lucks to third before she scored the game-winner.
No. 4 Severna Park 8, Meade 0. Amanda Donaldson threw a one-hitter and struck out nine to lead the Falcons (7-1) over the Mustangs. Missy Ledsome went 2-for-2 with a triple and an RBI and Joam Prim went 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
No. 9 Franklin 2, McDonogh 1. Jessie Levy drove in the winning run with a sixth-inning triple to lead the Indians (4-1) past host McDonogh. Leah Clelland's RBI single gave the Eagles a 1-0 lead in the first.
No. 10 Howard 11, Hammond 0: Kelly O'Neill threw a five-inning no-hitter and struck out eight as the Lions (3-2) blanked the Bears in Howard County. Stacey Swiney went 2-for-2 with two doubles and scored three runs.
No. 8 Loyola never trailed after a three-run third inning and defeated No. 13 Archbishop Curley, 7-6, in a Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference game yesterday.
Brad Seigert's fielder's choice drove in two of the host Dons' three runs in the third as Loyola won its third straight game. Loyola (7-2, 7-0) moved ahead 7-2 after Brian Seward's RBI double and Steve Pyzik's two-run single highlighted a three-run fourth.
Mount Hebron 4, No. 11 Glenelg 3: An errant throw on a sacrifice bunt by the unranked Vikings' Brian Pearson allowed Jonathan Crow to score the game-winning run. Crow led off the bottom of the seventh with a walk and moved to second after the third of four Gladiators errors.
Glenelg tied the game at 3 on Jeff Starcher's two-out, two-run homer in the top of the seventh.
North County 11, No. 19 Annapolis 4: Joe Wood had four strikeouts and scattered 12 hits over seven innings for the Knights (4-4). The Panthers' (4-2) Phil Wilson -- who one-hit North County, 2-0, in the first game of the season -- took a 3-2 lead into the fifth inning, when the Knights scored four times to go ahead, 6-3.
Rich Guarnera went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs for North County. Wilson went 3-for-3 for Annapolis.
No. 5 Severna Park 12, Meade 2: Chris DiMenna and Matt Sansbury each had two hits and combined for six RBIs to lead a 10-hit attack for the host Falcons (5-2).
No. 7 Centennial 13, No. 16 Atholton 0. Chris Tiedemann pitched a four-hitter and went 2-for-3 with two RBIs to keep the Eagles unbeaten in Howard County. Also for the Eagles (6-1, 5-0), Ryan Barwick went 3-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs and Mike Martin was 3-for-4 with two RBIs.
No. 14 C. Milton Wright 8, Havre de Grace 3: Mike Crone struck out 10 and pitched six shutout innings, and Brad Glascock hit a two-out, three-run home run in the sixth.
No. 17 Lansdowne 16, Randallstown 1: Derek Martz drove in three runs and had two hits to lead the Vikings past the visiting Rams. Cliff Zimmerman and Matt Camden each had four hits for the Vikings (2-2-1, 2-0).
Pub Date: 4/10/99