Digital Harbor's Pitts sets state record for batting average

May 10, 2011|By From Sun staff reports

The Harford Tech baseball team had 19 hits in defeating No. 15 Digital Harbor, 15-6, in six innings Monday, but the host Rams still managed to make history.

Needing a hit in his final at-bat to set the state record for single-season batting average, Nathan Pitts Jr. hit a two-run home run to right-center field on the first pitch he saw in the bottom of the sixth inning. The hit raised his average to .721.

No. 2 Archbishop Spalding 16, Mount St. Joseph 4: Derrick Wells hit a grand slam in the third inning as the host Cavaliers beat the Gaels.

No. 3 Reservoir 8, Oakland Mills 0: The visiting Gators (18-0) scored two runs in the fifth inning and four in the sixth to put the game out of reach.

No. 12 Severn 13, Park 1: Keenan Schlegel struck out seven and added three RBIs as the Admirals beat the host Bruins.

Softball

No. 15 Bel Air 9, Aberdeen 2: The Bobcats scored six runs in the second inning en route to defeating the host Eagles.

Girls lacrosse

No. 9 Fallston 21, Bel Air 4: Jenna Mosketti scored four goals and Sam Nolan added three goals and two assists as the Cougars topped the Bobcats.

No. 14 Broadneck 18, Old Mill 3: Paige Duncan scored three goals and had two assists and Alli Dawson had a goal and three assists to lead the Bruins over the Patriots.

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