Pa. Girls: Wambold's homer leads Hatters
Hatboro-Horsham was able to muster only two hits against visiting Spring-Ford in a District 1 Class AAAA second-round softball playoff game. But it took just one to win for the Hatters yesterday.
was able to muster only two hits against visiting
in a District 1 Class AAAA second-round softball playoff game. But it took just one to win for the Hatters yesterday.
Julie Wambold blasted a solo home run in the fifth inning and led No. 1 seed Hatboro-Horsham past the 16th- seeded Rams, 1-0.
Hatboro-Horsham will host Cheltenham in a quarterfinal game today.
Amanda Sadowl gave up six hits but struck out five and kept Spring-Ford off the board.
District 12 Class AAAA.
Marissa Gelman ripped an RBI single with two outs in the seventh inning and lifted
, 10-9, in the district second-place game.
With the win, the Eagles earned the right to travel to the District 1 champion for a PIAA Class AAAA first-round game on June 2.
Jess Jones scored the winning run ahead of Gelman's single. Alison Farrell picked up the win after striking out 14.
The Vikings tied the game, 9-9, with three runs in the seventh inning.
took two of three singles matches and split the doubles competition with
to win the 33d Public League championship, 3-2, at Martin Luther King.
It was the first title for the Lancers since 2002. Girls High last took the title in 1993.
Winning for the Lancers were Winnie Lam at No. 2 singles, Michelle Liu at No. 3 singles, and Yan Pan and Jenny Wu at No. 2 doubles.
Central also beat Girls High during the regular season.
"We're losing just one player next year," Central coach Christine St. Clair said. "We're a young team, and I'm only graduating one senior."
Taylor Mallory struck for a hat trick and an assist and boosted
, 13-12, in the opening round of the District 1 Class AAA playoffs.
Brooke Campbell, Amy Bernier and Christina Fiorentino contributed two goals and an assist each, while Kaitlin Hildebrand scored twice and Katie Dunn found the scoring range once.
Liz Wall collected four goals and an assist for the Cardinals. Amy Cross added four goals.
In other first-round games:
Sarah Phillips exploded for seven goals and three assists to spark
to a 22-10 win over visiting
Kelsay Tabor added six goals and two assists, and Courtney Sicinski chipped in with four goals and seven assists.
got six goals from Lauren McDermott and beat visiting