Alena Hillyard pitched a two-hitter Wednesday to help the Osbourn Park Yellow Jackets win the Cedar Run District tournament championship by beating Battlefield 5-2 in the softball final at home in Manassas.
She allowed both hits in the top of the first inning as the Bobcats took an early 2-0 lead, but she then composed six hit-less innings with OP scoring the tying run on a passed ball in the third inning and the winning run on an error to give the Yellow Jackets a 19-2 record while dropping Battlefield to 12-10.
Hillyard finished with five strikeouts and two walks over seven innings, while Karmyn Hawkins led Osbourn Park offensively with two runs, an RBI and walk on 2-for-3 hitting. Going 2-for-3 each were Kiki Edwards (run, RBI) and Allison Zentz, while Makenna Archer went 2-for-4 with a run.
Potomac baseball 1, Colgan 0
With the bases loaded and no outs in the top of the seventh inning, Potomac pitcher Brody Mack struck out consecutive batters and induced a ground out to help the Panthers escape with a 1-0 victory over Colgan during the semifinals of the Cardinal District baseball tournament at home in Dumfries.
Ben Thomas scored the winning run in the bottom of the fourth inning on a Dylan Heil sacrifice fly to give Potomac an 18-3 record while dropping the Sharks to 11-11. Mack pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts, allowing four hits and two walks.
Offensively, Braden Mack went 2-for-3, while Thomas went 1-for-2 with a walk and Heil went 0-for-2. So Colgan's Jared Dingus took the loss despite allowing only one run on four hits and three walks while striking out three over six innings.
Forest Park baseball 11, Hylton 1
Forest Park hit six doubles Wednesday with Nathan Williams pitching a four-hitter to give the Bruins an 11-1 victory at home over Hylton in six innings via 10-run mercy rule during the semifinals of the Cardinal District baseball tournament.
He struck out 10 while allowing one run on three walks over six innings to boost Forest Park’s record to 12-9 while dropping the Bulldogs to 11-10. James Dumoulin led Forest Park offensively by going 2-for-2 with two runs, two walks, two steals, a double and RBI, while Nick Davis had three runs, two RBIs, two walks, a double and run on 1-for-1 hitting.
Saman Harrell added two RBIs, two walks and a run on 1-for-2 hitting, while going 2-for-4 each were Todd Dearborn (two runs, double) and Andrew Frye (RBI, double). They helped the Bruins open the scoring with six runs in the second inning.
Hylton softball 11, Forest Park 3
Corinne Knapp pitched a three-hitter to help the Hylton Bulldogs defeat Forest Park 11-3 Wednesday at home during the semifinals of the Cardinal District softball tournament.
She struck out two and allowed three runs with three walks over seven innings while producing two runs offensively with a double on 2-for-4 hitting to give Hylton a 16-5 record and drop the Bruins to 11-9. Vanessa Arroyo added two runs with a two-RBI double that helped the Bulldogs score six runs in the second inning for an early lead. She finished 2-for-4 while Abby Lutz went 1-for-3 with two runs, an RBI and walk.
Going 1-for-4 with two RBIs each were Lexie LaPointe (run) and Trinity Mizelle. Aubrey Matice added two walks, a double, RBI and run on 1-for-2 hitting, while Grace Lutz went 1-for-4 with a solo homer.
For Forest Park, Amy Hills went 1-for-1 with two walks and an RBI, while Candace Weaver went 1-for-4 with two RBIs.
Colgan softball 11, Woodbridge 0
Morgan Thornton pitched a two-hitter to give the Colgan Sharks an 11-0 victory Wednesday over Woodbridge in six innings via 10-run mercy rule on the road in Manassas during the semifinals of the Cardinal District softball tournament.
She struck out seven and allowed zero walks over six scoreless innings while going 2-for-3 offensively with two doubles, two runs and two RBIs to give Colgan a 17-5 record and drop the Vikings to 11-10. Alice Charboneau added three RBIs and a two-run homer on 2-for-4 hitting, while Kendall Bentley went 1-for-2 with three RBIs, a double, run and walk.
Catie Hopkins went 1-for-2 with two RBIs, a double, run and walk, while Halee Hawkins went 1-for-3 with two runs, a double, walk and steal. Megan Murphy added two walks and a steal with 1-for-2 hitting.
Brentsville girls soccer 5, William Monroe 0
The Brentsville Tigers scored four second-half goals Wednesday to beat William Monroe’s girls soccer team 5-0 on the road in Standardsville and avenge an April 30 loss to the Dragons, 2-1.
Madison Fitzpatrick and Madeline Bohan each scored two goals to give the Tigers an 8-1-0 record in the Class 3 Northwestern District with an 11-2-2 mark overall. Fitzpatrick had the winning goal with Brentsville’s lone score of the first half.
Catharine Forst added one goal while Maria Mendo and Emily Payne had one assist apiece with goalkeeper Emily Cipolla leading the Tigers to their ninth shutout of the season.
Brentsville baseball 7, William Monroe 2
Collin Reid hit two doubles for three RBIs Wednesday to lead the Brentsville Tigers to a 7-2 victory over William Monroe's baseball team at home in Nokesville.
He finished 3-for-3 with a run and walk, helping Brentsville build a 7-0 lead en route to avenging an April 30 loss to the Dragons, 7-4. So the Tigers improved their record to 15-3 with a 6-2 mark in the Class 3 Northwestern District as Jake DeLisi went 1-for-3 with two runs, two RBIs and a walk, while Sam Beard went 2-for-3 with a double, walk and run.
DeLisi also earned the pitching victory by striking out seven while allowing two runs on five hits and a walk over seven innings.