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Softball team splits in home holiday tournament
North Point head softball coach Tony Jones admitted that his team had a wake-up call after his team suffered a 11-1 loss to Huntingtown in the opener of its Easter holiday tournament on its home field on Saturday morning.
Later, the Eagles responded well with a 21-0, five-inning shutout of the Calvert Cavaliers to finish with the tournament split.
Following their win over the Eagles, Huntingtown (3-0 overall) swept the three-team tournament, capping off its day with a 16-1 victory over Calvert (0-3) in five innings.
North Point (3-1 after Monday’s 7-6 win over Patuxent), which had just scratched out a 10-8 win in its season opener March 21 against Calvert at home, did not keep the game close this time.
With strong hitting, the Eagles exploded out to a 6-0 lead in the top of the first and finished it with six more in the fifth, scoring at least one run in each of the five innings played.
“We had just played them a week ago, so we kind of knew them a little better,” said Jones. “We had already talked
North Point’s Brianna Baker, left, is congratulated by teammate Haley Norris after scoring one of the team’s two runs in the top of the second inning of Saturday’s 21-0, five-inning victory over the Calvert Cavaliers at its home Easter holiday tournament.