N. Harford tops Rising Sun in 2A East baseball playoffs

Broadneck sinks S. River

Atholton tops Reservoir



Junior Jake Brown pitched two hitless innings in relief and knocked in the winning run with a single in the bottom of the seventh, sending seventh-seeded North Harford to the Class 2A East regional baseball quarterfinals with a 4-3 victory over visiting Rising Sun.

Brown's hit scored senior outfielder J.T. McGuire with one out in the final inning. Rising Sun (9-9), the tournament's No. 10 seed, tied the game at 3 in the fourth, but had just one base runner against Brown in the final two innings.

North Harford (12-6) plays at No. 2 seed Easton (16-2), Monday at 4 p.m.

Broadneck 6, South River 4: Andrew Cornelius hit a single up the middle to drive in Jerry Jubb for the go-ahead run in the ninth as the 10th-seeded Bruins won on the road in a 4A East first-round contest. Cornelius finished 3-for-5 with three RBIs.

Great Mills 3, Meade 0: Jim Jones pitched seven shutout innings, ending the ninth-seeded Mustangs' season in the first round of the 4A East playoffs.

The No. 8 seed Hornets, from St. Mary's County, scored once in the third inning and twice in the sixth. They will face Chesapeake of Anne Arundel County in the next round.

Atholton 7, Reservoir 3: Senior outfielder Tommy Barker hit a two-run home run during a five-run fifth inning to lead 12th-seeded Raiders (9-12) to the 2A South quarterfinals, where they will play Howard.

Junior pitcher Ed Bach allowed three runs in the sixth and struck out four to earn the win. Barker finished 3-for-4 with two runs scored.


Broadneck 2, Great Mills 0: In a pitchers' duel, the ninth-seeded Bruins (11-9) scored twice in the top of the seventh and advanced in the 4A East region.

Junior second baseman Christina Yeatman knocked in Karina Childs for the go-ahead run with a triple in the final inning. Yeatman scored on a single by senior third baseman Jen Rochon.

Junior Jessie Battista scattered four hits, walked one and struck out five in seven innings for the win. The Bruins will host top-seeded Chesapeake of Anne Arundel County at 4 p.m. Monday.

Reservoir 19, Southern-Anne Arundel 18: Corey Williams drove in the tying run and scored the winning run in the final inning for the seventh-seeded Gators, who took the 2A South opening-round contest -- their first playoff win in the program's history.

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