Sobota sisters give Franklin softball team a sweep

Indians to face Lansdowne Friday for Baltimore County title

May 06, 2010|By From Sun staff reports

Sisters Mary and Tory Sobota each picked up a win as No. 11 Franklin's softball team swept Dulaney, 6-0 and 7-3, Wednesday to secure a spot in the Baltimore County championship.

In the first game, right-hander Mary Sobota (12-0) completed a suspended game from April 21 (pitching two innings Wednesday), going seven innings, walking three and striking out 11 for the shutout.

In the nightcap, Tory relieved starter Mary, went four innings, gave up four hits and struck out four. Tory also had one of two extra-base hits in the game, a double.

Franklin (16-0) will face Lansdowne in the county championship at CCBC-Catonsville at 4 p.m. Friday.

No. 1 Chesapeake-AA 6, Old Mill 0: Winner Nikki Mantheiy (8-1) and reliever Megan Hyson combined on a four-hit shutout for the host Cougars (16-2).

Hyson (3-for-4) had a leadoff homer in the first inning.

Kennard-Dale 1, No. 5 C. Milton Wright 0: Desi Jones pitched a four-hit shutout for the host Rams, striking out 13 to beat the Mustangs (16-3).

Jones pitched her way out of a bases-loaded jam in the sixth. Brittany Stein gave up four hits, two of which were doubles, for C.M. Wright.

No. 7 Howard 16, Long Reach 0: Right-hander Sage McGrann (2-0) went five innings, gave up four hits and one walk and struck out seven as the host Lions (15-1) shut out the Lightning.

No. 9 Glen Burnie 10, North County 1: Winner Melanie Slowinski gave up five hits and struck out 11 for the visiting Gophers (8-4). Jazmine Hogan went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs for Glen Burnie.

Baseball

No. 5 Calvert Hall 19, St. Paul's 0: Winner Ryan Swearingen pitched a five-inning shutout and gave up two hits for the visiting Cardinals (19-7).

Calvert Hall led 11-0 after three innings.

City 6, Poly 5: The visiting Knights (7-4) were up 6-2 in the seventh inning, gave up three runs but held on to beat the Engineers for the first time since 1994.

Roderick Howell (1-for-2) drove in two runs in the seventh. Starter Will Conrad went 6 2/3 innings, gave up five runs on five hits, walked three and struck out 10 for the win.

North Harford 11, Joppatowne 0: Winner Brandon Wooten walked two and struck out six to pick up a no-hitter for the host Hawks.

Digital Harbor 8, Edmondson 0: Right-hander Mike Payne (3-0) pitched five innings and struck out 12 to get his first no-hitter of the season for the visiting Rams (10-1). Digital Harbor completed the sweep, beating Edmondson, 15-1, in the second game.

Girls lacrosse

No. 4 John Carroll 9, No. 14 C. Milton Wright 7: The Patriots (15-3) registered their second win, on Tuesday, in as many days over a ranked opponent. John Carroll beat No. 15 Fallston, 13-9, Monday.

Annie Thomas and Alex Mezzanotte each scored twice for the Patriots on Tuesday, and Faye Brust had four goals Monday.

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