Spring sports

Pikesville tennis rolls into tourney

Hammond no-hits Central in baseball

Varsity

May 12, 2007|By From Staff Reports

Pikesville heads into today's Region III tennis tournament on a roll, having won the Baltimore County championship earlier this week for the 12th straight season - and the 40th time in the past 42 years.

The Panthers' Paul Petrov and Mehar Kachwala won at No. 2 singles and Pikesville also got six doubles championships.

Pikesville finished with 45 points, easily beating Towson (25) and Dulaney (23). The Panthers finished the regular season with a 9-1 record.

JEFF SEIDEL

Baseball

Hammond 25, Central 0 -- Five pitchers combined for a no-hitter as the host and sixth-seeded Bears (9-10) routed the 11th-seeded Falcons (1-14) in the first round of the 2A South playoffs. Travis Clark, Joey Logan, Tommy Berry, Jared Christensen and Jimmy Vagnier each pitched one inning and combined for 14 strikeouts. The host Bears face Reservoir in the quarterfinals.

Glenelg 13, Atholton 12 -- The visiting Gladiators got a pair of home runs in the seventh inning as they came from behind to beat the Raiders in the first round of the 2A South playoffs. Trailing 12-10 going into their last at-bat, the Gladiators (10-8) got a leadoff home run from Mike Bost to cut the deficit in half. After a popout, pitcher Jake Anderson tripled to put the tying run in scoring position. Senior third baseman Billy West then hit a two-run, walk-off home run to left-center field to end it. Glenelg will play Frederick Douglass in the next round Monday.

North Harford 5, Bel Air 2 -- The host Hawks withstood a two-run home run in the fourth inning and came back to beat the Bobcats in the first round of the 3A East playoffs. Senior Kyle Cook got the win in relief for North Harford (14-5), while also contributing at the plate with a double. Junior outfielder Bryan Young also had a double for the Hawks, going 2-for-3. The Hawks will host their quarterfinal.

Harford Tech 11, Carver A&T 0 -- Junior center fielder Jason Young went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs as the host Cobras (9-9) beat the Wildcats to advance to the 1A North quarterfinals, where they will play Rising Sun on Monday. Young had two triples, helping support senior pitcher Josh Williams, who allowed only one hit - a single up the middle in the third inning. Williams struck out five in four innings, allowing two walks.

Towson 14, Carver Vo-Tech 4 -- Senior third baseman Sean McNaney hit two home runs as the host Generals (8-10) defeated the Bears in the first round of the 3A North playoffs. McNaney's home runs came in the first and third inning, allowing senior pitcher Brett Kosloski to get the win. Kosloski pitched only two innings, but struck out five batters. The Generals will face Patapsco in the 3A North quarterfinals.

Softball

No. 8 Northeast 2, Long Reach 0 -- Sophomore pitcher Heather Brown struck out a season-high 13 as the Eagles (15-6) shut out the visiting Lightning in the first round of the 3A East playoffs. Northeast will play Bel Air in the quarterfinals.

Mount Hebron 11, Edgewood 1 -- Senior catcher Laura Scruggs went 3-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs as the host Vikings won their 3A East first-round game against the Rams (4-12). The Vikings (12-7) meet No. 1 seed J.M. Bennett on Monday.

Boys lacrosse

Park 8, Sts. Peter & Paul 6 -- Seniors Oliver Weinberg and Joe Press scored two goals each as the Bruins (11-2) knocked off the Sabres (13-6) to advance to the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference final, in which they will face Archbishop Curley.

Cardinal Gibbons 14, Lutheran 4 -- Senior attackmen Ryan Kearney and Ben Stidham each scored three goals to lead the Crusaders to a win over the Saints in the MIAA C Conference semifinals. The Crusaders (10-1) are set to play Chapelgate in the C Conference final.

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