Elkton advances to state title game with win over Delmar
Reagan Connell continued a strong All-Star performance, striking out 12 and scattering four hits in a complete-game effort as District 5 champion Elkton earned a 10-0, five-inning win over District 8 champion Delmar in the Senior Softball tournament at Cambridge Little League Park on Sunday.
With the win, the Cecil County squad advances to the championship game Tuesday night.
Cierra Young walked three times and scored three times and Connell doubled, singled and scored once, while Amanda Simpson finished 3-for-3 with three singles for Elkton, which reeived a single and a run scored from Summer Simpson and three walks and two runs scored from Hanna Miller.
The victory followed Elkton’s 11-0, five-inning triumph over District 6 champion Hughesville on Saturday, in which Connell again threw a complete game, finishing the contest having allowed one hit, one walk and eight strikeouts.
Young had a monster game at the plate, connecting for a pair of home runs, a double and scoring three runs and Jaycie Coates tripled and singled, while Kasey Barrow singled and score three times for Elkton, which received one run apiece from Amanda and Summer Simpson, Miller, Sarah Hearn and Syndey Brown.
9-10 Baseball District 5 Elkton tops Chesapeake City for title
Elkton defeated Chesapeake City 13-8 to capture the 9-10 Baseball District 5 title on Monday.
Braden Paris (three runs), Zane Bohn (three hits, two runs), Gary Sla- gle (two hits) and Hunter Magaw (two hits) all drove in two runs, while Deavon Jones scored four times on three hits with one RBI and Logan Hall added an RBI hit and a run scored for Elkton, which led 11-5 after three innings.
Bayne Mullin drove in four runs on three hits, including a double, with two runs, while Logan Stallone (run) and Orvy Potts (two hits) both added one RBI each for Chesapeake City.
9-10 Softball District 5 Chesapeake City wins championship
Abby Potts fired a complete-game, allowing four hits and striking out 11 to help lead Chesapeake City to a 5-2 vicory over Havre de Grace in the 9-10 Softball District 5 title over the weekend.
Paige Racine reached base on an error to lead off the game and later scored on wild pitch to give Chesapeake City the lead in the first inning. After Havre de Grace’s Madison Johnson tied the game in the bottom of the inning with an RBI single up the middle and later scored on a wild pitch to help her team take the lead, Chesapeake City re- sponded by tying the score when Jordan Alexander reached on a hit by pitch and crossed the plate on a wild pitch.
Chesapeake City then scored twice in the third to take the lead for good, as Racine (error) and Potts (walk) both reached base and scored after both stole bases and crossed the plate on wild pitches. Potts then scored in the fifth inning when she scored on a wild pitch after singling and stealing a base.
Chesapeake City advances to the state tournament in Hagerstown starting on July 23.
Chesapeake City captured the 9-10 Softball District 5 championship over the weekend.