Major League Softball
Berlin Hurricanes 3
In facing what may be the toughest team in local Little League softball, the Hurricanes went down on a beautiful Tuesday evening, by a score of 12-3. Delmar’s pitcher gave up one hit and struck out nine. For the Hurricanes, Abby Wesche struck out seven in a losing effort. Amaya Dischinger, Gianna Cauble and Rachel Perez drove in runs for the Hurricanes, and Zoe Rayne scored two runs.
Bulldogs tie 6
After a seesaw battle back and forth, the Razorbacks and Bulldogs ended their game in a 6-6 tie. The Bulldogs struck first, scoring during the top of the first inning, but Razorbacks immediately answered, putting three runs on the scoreboard during the bottom of the inning, capped by an RBI triple by Nadia Bullock.
The Bulldogs bounced back in the top of the second, scoring two more runs, but again the Razorbacks fought back, adding another run to grab a 4-3 lead. Morgan Sullivan had an RBI. The Bulldogs scored on a passed ball in the third inning, tying the game at 4, before Kiara Taylor again put the Razorbacks up, 6-4, with an RBI double in the bottom frame.
In the fourth, the Bulldogs scored two more runs, knotting the game at 6-6. During the bottom of that inning, the Razorbacks stranded two runners, and the game ended in a tie.
The Berlin Mudcats Intermediate Baseball club won on Monday Night versus the Berlin Lugnuts, 11-0. Hunter Wolf was masterful, pitching a one-hitter with 11 strikeouts.
Offensively, Emmanel Aroh, Houston Phillips and Hunter Selzer each had two hits, and Phillips also had three RBIs. Defensively, Deklan Mullaney flashed the leather with an outstanding play at second base.
Berlin Lugnuts 7
East Wicomico 3
The Berlin Lugnuts beat the East Wicomico team 7-3 in six innings of play on Wednesday, at East Wicomico. Evan Kinsey received the win, pitching four innings and allowing just two runs. Rafe Parsons pitched the final two innings, allowing one run. Evan Kinsey hit a bases-loaded triple in the second inning, scoring Parsons, Zack Tronosky and Nick Franklin.
Major League Baseball
Blue Jays 5
Tigers pitchers Zach Powers and Evan Truitt controlled the game with 13 strikeouts, allowing five runs on four hits against the Blue Jays, Tuesday night. Tigers bats generated 10 runs on multiple hits by Ryan McLaughlin, Truitt, Powers and Trevor Short. The Blue Jays generated five runs on four hits, by Emanuel Aroh, Jonathan Mitchell and Sam Woodley.
An ace performance by Kellen Catrino lifted the Nationals to a 10-1 victory, in six innings, over the Royals on Tuesday. Kellen kept contact to a minimum, striking out 11 Royals hitters and allowing no earned runs on two hits, while walking one. The offense exploded for the Nationals in the third, as the team scored six runs, including an RBI single by Jack Quisgard, and a two-run single by Marqui Henry.
Quisgard racked up three RBIs on three hits for the Nationals. Gavin Weeks took the loss for the Royals, allowing seven runs in 2 2/3 innings, walking three and striking out one.
Blue Jays 6
Nationals scored seven runs in the 4th inning to rally to win 10-6 on Friday night. Brenner Gursky drove in runs with a home run and double, and Shawn Rosemond and Brooks Kendall both came away with a single and double for the winning team. In a very competitive game, the two teams combined for 17 hits.
Blue Jays hitter Luke Mergott went 2-3 with a single and a double, and Ashten Snelsire went three-for-three with a homerun and triple. Brett Truitt also went three-for-three, with three singles.
Nationals’ pitcher Cole Lynch threw four innings and struck out nine. Blue Jays hurler Andrew Schuler was charged with the loss, going three innings, walking three, striking out six, and allowing five runs.
The Orioles won 12-3 over Royals on Friday night. Oriole batters combined for 14 hits, including a single and a double by Brendan Bradford, and three hits by Devin Pilarski, including two doubles.
The game broke open during the third inning, thanks to two home runs by Logan Tapman. Owen Knerr also hit one over the fence in the inning, and Eric Berry notched a double.
Dylan Mandley also had two singles in the winning effort, while Berry pitched a complete game, striking out seven.