Elk­ton ad­vances to state ti­tle game with win over Del­mar

Cecil Whig - - LOCAL SPORTS - WHIG STAFF RE­PORT

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.

SPE­CIAL TO THE WHIG

Ch­e­sa­peake City cap­tured the 9-10 Soft­ball Dis­trict 5 cham­pi­onship over the week­end.

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