Allison Zentz pitched a two-hitter and amassed four RBIs offensively to give the Osbourn Park Yellow Jackets an 18-2 victory on the road over Osbourn’s softball team in five innings via 10-run mercy rule.
As a No. 9 hitter, she went 2-for-4 with a double and run to keep OP undefeated at 9-0 with a 2-0 mark in the Cedar Run District while dropping the Eagles to 4-3, 0-1. Zentz also pitched five innings with four strikeouts, allowing only one earned run on two hits and one walk.
Offensively, the Yellow Jackets’ Lilly Burns hit a solo home run and two doubles on 3-for-5 hitting with three runs and two RBIs. Darrah Nickens added three runs, two RBIs and a double on 3-for-3 hitting, while Cassie Mills went 2-for-3 with four RBIs, two runs and a walk. Makenna Archer had two runs and an RBI on 2-for-5 hitting, while Kieara Edwards went 1-for-4 with two runs and an RBI.
Jessika Seader scored a run with three walks and 0-for-1 hitting, helping OP amass seven runs in the top of the first inning and 10 in the second.
For the Eagles, Alyana Tennant hit a solo home run and finished 1-for-2.
Colgan softball 24, Freedom 4
The Colgan Sharks hit five home runs Tuesday en route to a 24-4 victory over Freedom’s softball team on the road in Dumfries with the game ending in three innings.
They finished with 12 extra-base hits and improved their record to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in the Cardinal District.
The Sharks had three homers in the first inning alone, with Halee Hawkins hitting a two-run shot to begin the scoring, Morgan Thornton launching a two-run homer for a 5-0 lead and Kayla Horskey finishing the inning at 6-0 with a solo home run. Alice Charboneau added a two-run shot in the second inning for a 17-2 advantage and Amanda Holland hit a two-run homer in the third inning for a 24-3 lead.
Hawkins finished with five RBIs, three runs, two doubles on 4-for-4 hitting, while Charboneau went 2-for-2 with three runs, two RBIs and a walk. Thornton (one double) and Horesky each went 2-for-3 with three runs, two RBIs and a walk, while Holland had three RBIs and two runs on 2-for-4 hitting.
Meghan Murphy had three runs, two doubles, a walk and RBI on 2-for-3 hitting, while Catie Hopkins went 2-for-3 with two runs, a double, RBI and walk. Kendall Bentley added three runs, two RBIs, a triple and walk on 1-for-3 hitting, while Rebecca Jones had two runs and two RBIs despite 0-for-4 hitting.
Ava Johns, meanwhile, was the winning pitcher who struck out three while allowing two runs on two hits and zero walks in the first inning.
For Potomac, Wynema Thomas went 2-for-2 with a steal and RBI, while Taylor King had one run on 2-for-3 hitting.
Brentsville girls soccer 5, Culpeper 0
Madison Fitzpatrick scored a pair of goals Tuesday to keep the Brentsville Tigers undefeated with a 5-0 victory over Culpeper’s girls soccer team on the road.
So their record improved to 3-0-1 with three consecutive shutouts behind the play of goalkeeper Emily Cipolla.
Catharine Forst scored the winning goal with an assist from Cheyney Hite early in the first half, giving her five goals this season, which matches Fitzpatrick for the team lead. Adding one goal each Tuesday were Taylor McGovern and Madeline Bohan, while Maria Mendo and Abby Lewis had one assist apiece.
Potomac baseball 13, Colgan 3
Their streak of no-hit pitching ended Tuesday at 92 consecutive batters, but the Potomac Panthers still remained undefeated with a 13-3 win over Colgan’s baseball team in five innings via 10-run mercy rule at home in Dumfries.
They entered the evening with four consecutive no-hitters, but the Sharks’ Brandon Cassedy broke that steak in the top of the third inning with a single. So Potomac finished with 22 2/3 consecutive innings without allowing a hit over six games, amassing 46 strikeouts.
Regardless, the Panthers beat Colgan to boost their record to 7-0 overall and 5-0 in the Cardinal District while dropping the Sharks to 3-4 and 2-2. Brody Mack earned the win by pitching five innings with four strikeouts, allowing three runs on three hits and two walks. So he now has a 5-0 record with a hand in three no-hitters and a 1.56 ERA with a 0.52 WHIP and 31 strikeouts over only 23 innings.
Offensively, Potomac used a 10-run third inning to overcome an early 3-1 deficit. Matt Drumgold led the way with three RBIs, a run and double on 2-for-3 hitting, while Josue Cumba had three runs, three steals, two RBIs, a double and walk on 1-for-3 hitting.
Julian Cumba went 2-for-2 with two runs, a double, walk, steal and RBI, while Braden Mack had two runs, a walk and RBI on 1-for-1 hitting. Kalei Grebin added two runs, two walks and a triple on 1-for-1 hitting.
For Colgan, Brady Carter had two RBIs and a double on 1-for-2 hitting, while Brandon Cassedy went 1-for-2 with a run and steal.
Brentsville baseball 7, Culpeper 1
The Brentsville Tigers continued their undefeated start to the baseball season by beating Culpeper 7-1 Tuesday at home in Nokesville.
Vince DiMauro pitched a complete game three-hitter with 11 strikeouts to give the Tigers a 5-0 record overall with a 2-0 mark in the Class 3 Northwestern District. He allowed only one run and two walks over seven innings for a 3-0 recordindividually. So DiMauro has 38 strikeouts in only 20 innings, helping give him a 1.35 ERA and 0.60 WHIP.
Offensively, Billy Hoad went 3-for-4 with two runs, a triple, double, RBI and steal, while Braedaen Deslippe went 2-for-4 with two runs, two RBIs and a double. Alex Seymour added two RBIs on 2-for-4 hitting, while Sam Beard had two walks on 0-for-1 hitting. They helped the Tigers score three runs in the third inning and four in the fourth for a 7-0 lead.
Hylton baseball 4, Woodbridge 2
They Hylton Bulldogs used a four-run first inning to remain undefeated in Cardinal District play with a 4-2 victory at home over Woodbridge’s baseball team.
Three Hylton pitchers combined to throw a two-hitter with starter Riley Arndt carrying most of the weight to boost the Bulldogs’ record to 4-0 in the district and 5-2 overall while dropping the Vikings to 1-3 and 1-4. He allowed two runs on six walks and two hits while striking out six over 6 2/3 innings. Then Ethan Marotske claimed the save by enticing a double play on a ground ball against the only batter he faced in the bottom of the seventh.
Woodbridge took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but the Bulldogs loaded the bases to begin the bottom of the inning, setting up their rally. Scoring Hylton’s runs were Byron Coleman (1-for-3, steal), Diego Barrett (0-for-2), Marotske (0-for-2) and Angeles Pierpont (1-for-3, RBI).
For the Vikings, Will Crites had two walks with 0-for-2 hitting. Adding two steals each were Chris Hund (1-for-4, run), Will Pope (0-for-1, three walks, steal) and Shane Morrissey (0-for-3, RBI).
Hylton softball 8, Woodbridge 3
The Hylton Bulldogs used a four-run third inning Tuesday to give Woodbridge its first Cardinal District loss of the softball season by beating the Vikings 8-3 at home.
Kendall Gobin hit an RBI single in the third inning en route to finishing with three RBIs and a run on 3-for-4 hitting to give the Bulldogs a 3-1 district record with a 7-1 mark overall while dropping Woodbridge to 3-1 and 4-4.
Corinne Knapp added two runs, a run and RBI on 1-for-4 hitting, while Abby Lutz went 2-for-2 with two walks and one run. Trinity Mizelle had a triple, double and RBI on 2-for-4 hitting, while Vanessa Arroyo went 2-for-4 with a double.
Knapp also struck out seven as Hylton’s starting pitcher, allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits and two walks over seven innings.
For the Vikings, Sarah Medellin hit a two-run home run in the seven inning to finish 1-for-3, while Kasey Pope went 2-for-3 with a double and RBI. Gabrielle Grubbs added two steals, a run and walk on 0-for-1 hitting.
Osbourn Park baseball 18, Osbourn 2
Osbourn Park’s baseball team coincidentally won by the same score as the school’s softball team Tuesday, beating Osbourn Eagles 18-2 on the road.
The Yellow Jackets did it differently on the baseball field, though, scoring nine runs in the top of the seven inning to boost their record to 6-1 overall and 2-0 in the Cedar Run District while dropping Osbourn to 3-3 and 1-0.
They led only 6-2 entering the sixth inning, but they pulled away with Jack Braley’s three-run homer. He finished with five RBIs, two runs and a walk on 1-for-1 hitting, while Shane Saunders went 3-for-4 with four runs, four steals, two walks and an RBI. Angel Pedroza added two runs, two RBIs and a walk on 1-for-1 hitting, while Luke Poteat went 2-for-3 with two runs, two walks and an RBI.
Jed Barrett had three runs, three steals and two walks on 1-for-2 hitting, while Mario Duarte went 1-for-3 with three RBIs two steals and a double, and Ben Riddick went 2-for-3 with a steal.
On the mound, Cameron Mozingo-Morales was the winning pitcher thanks to eight strikeouts and only two runs on five hits and zero walks over five innings. Against him, John Zimmerman hit a two-run double, finishing 1-for-3.
Patriot baseball 11, Stonewall Jackson 4
Riley Eikhoff’s four RBIs led the Patriot Pioneers to an 11-4 victory Tuesday over Stonewall Jackson’s baseball team on the road in Nokesville.
He also had two runs, a double and walk on 2-for-3 hitting to keep Patriot undefeated at 6-0 (1-0 Cedar Run District) while knocking the Raiders to 2-6 (0-2). Also scoring two runs each were Jaden Minnick (1-for-3, triple, RBI, walk), Brian Wilson (1-for-3, triple, walk) and Bryce Degrood (0-for-2, walk, steal). Eli Serrano added two walks and a steal on 1-for-2 hitting.
The Pioneers took an early 4-0 lead before Stonewall had a three-run third inning. Patriot responded with three runs in the fourth inning, one in the fifth and three in the sixth. So Serrano earned the victory as the Pioneers’ starting pitcher, allowing three unearned runs on three hits and two walks while striking out three over four innings.
The Raiders got one double each from Eric Sledge (1-for-4, two runs, steal), Ronaldo Pullinario (1-for-3, run, walk, steal), Ryan Costello (1-for-4, run, RBI) and Cecil Bruce (1-for-3, RBI, walk).