The Colgan Sharks ended Osbourn Park's undefeated run Wednesday by beating the Yellow Jackets 6-5 at home with Trinity Williams and Kendall Bentley scoring on a pair of errors in the bottom of the seventh inning for the walk-off softball win.
So OP’s record dropped to 16-1 while the Sharks improved to 13-5 despite falling behind 5-4 in the top of the seventh when Kiki Edwards hit a two-out RBI single for the Yellow Jackets. In the bottom of the inning, Williams led off with a single and Bentley followed with a double. They both scored on a Richelle Hortsman bunt that led to the errors.
Colgan trailed 1-0 early and 4-2 in the top of the fifth inning before tying the score with a pair of runs in the bottom of the fifth. The Sharks' Meghan Murphy and Kayla Horesky each hit a two-run homer and finished 1-for-3, while Halee Hawkins and Kendall Bentley (double) each went 2-for-3 with a run.
So Morgan Thornton earned the pitching victory by striking out 10 while allowing five runs (two earned) on seven hits and two walks over seven innings.
For the Yellow Jackets, Edwards went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a solo homer, while Karmyn Hawkins went 1-for-4 with two runs and an RBI.
Previously, Tuesday, Hannah Bassett pitched a one-hitter to give the Sharks an 11-0 victory over Gar-Field, striking out five while allowing zero walks over seven innings. Offensively, Thornton, Alice Charboneau and Catie Hopkins each hit a home run with Charboneau adding three RBIs and two runs on 2-for-3 hitting.
Thornton added three RBIs and a run on 2-for-4 hitting, while Hopkins went 1-for-3 with two runs, two steals and an RBI. Contributing two runs each were Murphy (2-for-4, RBI, walk) and Hawkins (2-for-5), while Bentley went 1-for-2 with two walks, a run, RBI and steal with Hortsman adding one run on 2-for-4 hitting.
Osbourn baseball 8, Parkview 0
Moises Herrera pitched a three-hitter to help the Osbourn Eagles break a four-game losing streak Wednesday by beating Parkview's baseball team 8-0 at home in Manassas.
He finished with five strikeouts and allowed zero walks over seven scoreless innings to boost Osbourn's record to 7-9.
Gabriel Villani led the Eagles offensively, amassing three of their eight steals and going 2-for-2 with two runs, two RBIs, a double and walk, while Cole Reddington went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. Alex Brown added two steals, a run and RBI on 2-for-3 hitting, while John Zimmerman went 1-for-2 with a run, walk and steal.
Osbourn softball 16, Parkview 2
The Osbourn Eagles used eight steals, five extra-base hits and a two-hit pitching performance by Abbey Harrelson to help them break a five-game losing streak Wednesday with a 16-2 victory over Parkview’s softball team in five innings via 10-run mercy rule at home in Manassas.
Harrelson finished with six strikeouts and allowed two runs (one earned) with a walk over five innings while also producing five RBIs offensively with a run on 3-for-4 hitting to give Osbourn a 7-8 record.
Elizabeth Haugh added four runs, two walks, two steals, a double and RBI on 2-for-3 hitting, while Victoria Taylor went 2-for-3 with three steals, three runs, a triple, RBI and walk. Adding two runs, two RBIs and a triple each were Ivy Powell (2-for-3) and Carleigh Ruffner (2-for-4), while Lindsey Fawley went 2-for-3 with two runs. Plus, Jenna Dimiceli went 2-for-4 with an RBI.
Patriot baseball 6, Osbourn 2
Pinch hitter Tyler Helbert launched a two-run homer in the top of the sixth inning to help the Patriot Pioneers overcome an early two-run deficit and beat Osbourn's baseball team 6-2 Tuesday at home in Manassas.
They fell behind 2-0 in the first inning but tied the score in the top of the fifth on an Eli Serrano two-out RBI double before taking the lead on Helbert’s homer, giving Patriot a 13-2 record with a 5-0 mark in the Cedar Run District while dropping the Eagles to 7-9 and 1-4.
Helbert finished 1-for-1 while Conor Jersey went 1-for-3 with two RBIs, a double and walk. Serrano added a double and RBI on 2-for-4 hitting, while Riley Eikhoff went 1-for-3 with a double, run and walk.
Bert Redding earned the pitching victory by striking out nine while allowing two runs on six hits and zero walks over six innings.
For Osbourn, D.J. Muirhead had two steals and a run on 2-for-4 hitting, while Cole Reddington went 2-for-3 with a run.
Battlefield baseball 6, Stonewall Jackson 1
J.T. McGuire and Trevor Harris combined to pitch a two-hitter Tuesday and help the Battlefield Bobcats recover from their first losing streak of the season by beating Stonewall Jackson's baseball team 6-1 at home in Haymarket.
They each struck out five batters with McGuire earning the victory by allowing one run on two hits and a walk over four innings to give Battlefied a 13-3 record with a 4-2 mark in the Cedar Run District while dropping the Raiders to 3-14 and 0-6. Harris allowed two runs on two walks and zero hits over three innings, so Battlefield won despite falling behind 1-0 in the first inning.
Offensively, Criag Miles went 1-for-1 with three walks, two steals and two runs, while Zach Agnos had two RBIs, two doubles, a run and walk on 2-for-2 hitting. Peter Benavides added two RBIs on 2-for-4 hitting, while Jackson Baird went 1-for-2 with two steals, a run and walk.
For Stonewall, Travis Sutherland went 1-for-3 with an RBI and double while Nash McCarthy went 1-for-3 with a run and steal.
Forest Park softball 13, Woodbridge 7
The Forest Park Bruins used six doubles Tuesday to win their sixth consecutive game by beating Woodbridge's softball team 13-7 on the road.
Kassidy Garvey had one double, three RBIs and two runs on 3-for-5 hitting to give Forest Park a 9-7 record with an 8-3 mark in the Cardinal District while dropping the Vikings to 7-8 and 5-3. Natalie Robinson added three RBIs and a two-run homer on 2-for-5 hitting, while Amy Hills went 2-for-4 with four runs, two RBIs, a double and walk.
Candace Weaver had two runs, two doubles, an RBI, walk and steal, while Jenna Langley went 1-for-2 with two runs, a double, RBI and walk. Alyssa Gray added a run, RBI, double and steal on 2-for-5 hitting, helping the Bruins build a lead as large as 10-0.
Langley also earned the pitching victory by striking out four while allowing seven runs on six hits and six walks over seven innings.
For the Vikings, Ryleigh Moore had two walks, a run and RBI on 1-for-2 hitting, while Kasey Pope had two RBIs and a run on 0-for-3 hitting. Adriana Vasquez added a run and RBI on 2-for-4 hitting, while Emily Pickup went 0-for-2 with two walks and a run.
Forest Park baseball 7, Woodbridge 1
Dominick Proctor hit a three-run double in the top of the second inning Tuesday to give the Forest Park Bruins the lead for good en route to a 7-1 victory at home over Woodbridge's baseball team.
He finished 1-for-3 with a run, while Nathan Williams pitched a four-hitter to boost Forest Park's record to 8-9 overall and 6-4 in the Cardinal District while dropping the Vikings to 5-9 and 4-5. Williams struck out eight and allowed one run on four hits and two walks over seven innings, while Todd Dearborn went 2-for-4 with two runs, a double and walk.
Adding two walks each were Saman Harrell (0-for-1, run, RBI) and James Dumoulin (0-for-2, run).
For Woodbridge, Bryce Demory and Will Pope (one run) each went 2-for-3, while pitchers Magnus Ellerts, Jack Lamb and Layne Freese combined for a three-hitter with 11 strikeouts.
Colgan baseball 5, Gar-Field 2
Everett Catlett and Noah Reale combined to pitch a four-hitter Tuesday and give the Colgan Sharks a 5-2 victory over Gar-Field's baseball team on the road in Woodbridge.
Catlett struck out eight and allowed two runs on five walks and three hits over five innings to boost Colgan's record to 9-8 overall and 5-4 in the Cardinal District while the Indians fell to 3-14 and 2-8. Reale added four strikeouts to earn the save after allowing one hit and one walk over two scoreless innings.
Offensively, Ryley Johnson had four steals, two runs, two RBIs, a double and walk on 2-for-3 hitting, while going 2-for-4 each were Garrett Riley and Ben Payne. They helped the Sharks take a 3-0 lead in the top of the second inning.
For Gar-Field, Drew Early went 1-for-3 with an RBI and walk, while Tyler Perry had two walks on 0-for-2 hitting.
Potomac baseball 32, Freedom 0
The Potomac Panthers pitched their fifth no-hitter of the baseball season to beat Freedom’s baseball team 32-0 Tuesday at home in Dumfries.
Starter Cody Bosak earned the victory by striking out 11 and allowing two walks over four innings while Jackson Lowery pitched one inning, striking out two without allowing a hit or walk as Potomac improved its record to 15-3 overall and 9-1 in the Cardinal District.
“Probably the second-hardest thrower that we have,” Panthers coach Mike Covington said earlier this season of Bosak, a sophomore who has pitched sparingly.
“I’ve got two guys there that might not get many innings [even though they] throw very, very good,” Covington said, referring also to sophomore Dylan Heil. “I can go about seven guys that I’m not afraid to put in the game. And we’ve got some younger guys that only throw bullpens that have some very good arms.”
Heil also had a huge impact Tuesday. Offensively, he led them with five runs and five RBIs, going 3-for-5 with a triple as one of 15 Potomac players who recorded a hit. Ben Thomas added four RBIs, three runs and a triple on 2-for-2 hitting, while Brody Mack went 2-for-3 with four runs, three RBIs and a walk.
Kalei Grebin had three RBIs and two runs on 1-for-3 hitting, while adding two RBIs each were Braden Mack (2-for-2, three runs, double), Cody Bosak (1-for-3, two runs, triple, walk) Dom Celio (1-for-2, two walks, run), Matt Drumgold (1-for-2, run) and Carlos Carvallo (0-for-1, run).
Contributing two runs apiece were Josue Cumba (two walks, steal, no official at bat), Ivan Ramirez (1-for-2, two walks, double, RBI), Julian Cumba (1-for-1, steal) and Nate Saber (0-for-2).
Patriot softball 11, Osbourn 3
Madeleine Gillette hit a grand slam in the top of the third inning to give the Patriot Pioneers the lead for good in an 11-3 victory over Osbourn's softball team on the road in Manassas.
She finished with two runs on 1-for-4 hitting to give Patriot a 4-2 record in the Cedar Run District and a 7-9 mark overall with three consecutive victories while the Eagles fell to 1-4 and 6-8. Elizabeth Ozark added three RBIs and two doubles on 3-for-4 hitting, while Ashley Joy went 2-for-4 with two runs, two RBIs and a triple.
Layla Dixon had two runs and two walks on 0-for-1 hitting, while Katherine Murphy had two runs, two steals and a walk on 0-for-3 hitting. Sammie Murphy added a run on 2-for-4 hitting, while Dakota Howard went 1-for-5 with two runs.
Ozark was also the winning pitcher, striking out eight and allowing three runs (two earned) on seven hits and two walks over seven innings.
For Osbourn, Elizabeth Haugh had two RBIs, a walk, steal and run on 1-for-3 hitting, while Victoria Taylor went 1-for-4 with two runs, two steals and a triple. Ivy Powell went 2-for-3 and Carleigh Ruffner went 2-for-4.
Battlefield softball 10, Stonewall Jackson 0
Lilly Compton pitched a two-hitter and nine Battlefield batters had one RBI each to give the Bobcats a 10-0 victory over Stonewall Jackson's softball team Tuesday in five innings via 10-run mercy rule at home in Hamarket.
She struck out five and allowed two walks over five innings while going 1-for-3 offensively with a run and RBI. So she helped the Bobcats scored four runs in the third inning and six in the fifth to boost their record to 8-9 overall and 4-2 in the Cedar Run District while dropping the Raiders to 3-9 and 0-6.
Going 2-for-3 each were Kelsey Ryan (two runs, RBI) and Anna Velardi (run, RBI), while Siann Meadows went 1-for-2 with a triple, steal, walk, run and RBI.
Patriot girls soccer 9, Osbourn 1
Helena Spencer and Cristina Flores each scored three goals Monday to give the Patriot Pioneers a 9-1 victory over Osbourn’s girls soccer team at home in Nokesville.
Mikayla Schuetz scored the winning goal in the 29th minute of the first half with an assist from Courtney Ellis that gave Patriot a 10-2-2 record with a 6-0-1 mark in the Cedar Run District.
“Ultimately our goal is to go undefeated in the conference,” the Pioneers’ Erin Ackerman said earlier this season.
They have one district game remaining against May 6 against Osbourn Park.
Against Osbourn, Patriot took a 3-0 lead at halftime and led 9-0 before the Eagles scored.
Madison Birge finished with two assists, while scoring one goal apiece were Nenah Conners and Addison Dangler. Adding one assist each were Schuetz and Hannah Nugent.
“Everybody does a job,” Ackerman said. “Literally every single person contributes. We have subs coming off the bench making key plays. To have that depth, makes us really strong.”
Battlefield girls soccer 8, Stonewall Jackson 0
Logan Davis and Carleigh Frilles each scored a pair of goals Monday to give the Battlefield Bobcats an 8-0 victory over Stonewall Jackson’s girls soccer team at home in Haymarket.
Adding one goal apiece were Jenna Daunt, Isabel Kelly, Marisa Knouff and Kaeli Luong. So Battlefield’s record improved to 10-2-1 overall and 4-1-1 in the Cedar Run District.
Battlefield boys soccer 1, Stonewall Jackson 0
Tyler Schoettle scored the lone goal Monday to give the Battlefield Bobcats a 1-0 victory over Stonewall Jackson’s boys soccer team at home in Haymarket.
That win boosted Battlefield’s record to 7-5-1 overall with a 4-1-1 mark in the Cedar Run District.