Sunday, March 31, 2013
Havre de Grace won its annual tournament behind big hits and great pitching.
Megan Thompson pitched the Warriors to a Game 1 win and Taylor Smith provided the power throughout as the Havre de Grace softball team cruised to the James R. Harris Tournament championship Saturday in Havre de Grace. The Warriors won the opener against Fallston, 7-0, as Thompson tossed a three-hitter. Smith was 2-for-4 with two homers and three runs batted in to lead Havre de Grace's eight-hit attack. Smith struck again in the title game, homering once and driving in four runs in a 2-for-3 performance as the Warriors slid past Harford Tech, 11-1. Riley Arnold went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, while Kayla Vaughan went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Rebecca Ashman went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Thompson and Hailey Bethke were each 2-for-3. Havre …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Havre de Grace defeated Bel Air in Harford County softball action Thursday.
Havre de Grace used a complete game from the pitcher's circle to defeat Bel Air in an Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference softball game Thursday. Megan Thompson tossed a two-hitter in a complete-game effort as the visiting Warriors toppled Bel Air, 5-2. Thompson also helped her own cause by doubling twice in three at-bats and driving in three runs. Rebecca Ashman went 2-for-4 with a run batted in. With the win, Havre de Grace improved to 2-0. The Warriors host the annual James R. Harris Memorial Tournament Saturday. Have photos or video of the Warriors win? Post them on this article!
Friday, July 20, 2012
Havre de Grace and St. Mary's meet for the title showdown at Stancill Field.
Havre de Grace will play for the state softball championship Saturday at its home park. The senior girls all-stars will host St. Mary's in a winner-take-all clash at 11 a.m. at Stancill Field. St. Mary's held off a rallying Havre de Grace squad Friday night for an 8-5 win in the opening game. Havre de Grace, coming from the winner's bracket, needed just one win. St. Mary's required two wins after coming from the consolation bracket. Thursday's game was suspended with Havre de Grace trailing, 5-1. It resumed Friday, with St. Mary's holding off a Havre de Grace rally. Have photos from Thursday, Friday or throughout the season? Upload them to our slideshow above!
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Havre de Grace trailed Thursday. The game will resume at 6 p.m. Friday.
Havre de Grace's Megan Thompson hit a long solo home run in the bottom of the first, but St. Mary's had already done damage. A three-run first gave St. Mary's a four-run advantage as rain and threatening thunderstorms forced officials to suspend play in the senior division state softball championship Thursday night. The game will be resumed at 6 p.m. Friday at Stancill Field. Havre de Grace, which came out of the winner's bracket, needs just one win to claim the state title. St. Mary's would need to beat Havre de Grace twice. Have photos from Thursday or throughout the season? Upload them to our slideshow above!
Havre de Grace's senior softball team plays at 6 p.m. Thursday at Stancill Field.
Jeff Thompson's players have been here before. Big games are the norm for these girls—be it Little League, travel, club or high school. So it comes as no surprise that the manager of the Havre de Grace senior softball team said Thursday his team is calm and prepared to play for the state championship. "They're ready to go," Thompson told Patch. "They're ready to play." Maybe the calm is being able to sleep in their own beds and play on the diamond they've called home their entire lives. Havre de Grace hosts St. Mary's at 6 p.m. Thursday at Stancill Field—the home park of Havre de Grace Little League. "I've had a lot of calls," said Thompson, who works for the City of Havre de Grace. "I would anticipate a good crowd." The Warriors are …
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Havre de Grace's girls play at 11 a.m. Sunday at Stancill Field.
Your chance to get out and support local youth sports doesn't get much better than this. Havre de Grace hosts a state tournament game today at 11 a.m. at Stancill Field. The senior softball team is hoping for a strong turnout from the home supporters. Have photos of the team? Add them to this post. Riley Arnold threw a complete game and Havre de Grace defeated Rising Sun, 8-2, on Tuesday to clinch the District 5 senior softball championship at Stancill Field. The team includes Riley Arnold, Hailey Bethke, Megan Thompson, Ashley Algard, Rebecca Ashman, Abigail Harrison, Kateri Peters, Lindsey Fenner, Sarah Scott and Addie Richardson. The team is managed by Jeff Thompson. Coaches are Ernie Grady and Tom Caine. TELL US: Are you going to …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The senior league softball all-stars won the District 5 championship Wednesday night.
UPDATED (1 p.m.)—Riley Arnold threw a complete game and Havre de Grace defeated Rising Sun, 8-2, on Tuesday to clinch the District 5 senior softball championship Tuesday night at Stancill Field. Havre de Grace advances to the state tournament, which begins July 14 at Stancill Field. Have photos of the team? Add them to this post. The team includes Riley Arnold, Hailey Bethke, Megan Thompson, Ashley Algard, Rebecca Ashman, Abigail Harrison, Kateri Peters, Lindsey Fenner, Sarah Scott and Addie Richardson. The team is managed by Jeff Thompson. Coaches are Ernie Grady and Tom Caine. TELL US: Did you see the team win the district title? Leave a comment.
Friday, May 18, 2012
Havre de Grace visits Perryville today for the region title.
Taylor Smith homered to spark a 8-2 win in Thursday's region semifinal, putting the Havre de Grace softball team in the Class 1A North region title game Friday afternoon at Perryville. The Warriors visit the Panthers at 4 p.m. with the winner advancing to the state semifinals. Havre de Grace is seeking its first state tournament appearance, while Perryville is seeking its fifth. Smith hit a three-run homer in the first inning Thursday and later added a double. She scored twice, going 2-for-3. Kaitlyn Husfelt was also 2-for-3, driving in two runs on a pair of singles while also reaching base via a walk. Emily Lewis went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored. Hayley Kitts, Hailey Bethkie and Dana Teufer each had run-scoring singles. Rebecca…
Monday, May 14, 2012
Havre de Grace advanced with a 13-2 win on Monday.
Megan Thompson hit a grand slam and Riley Arnold threw a complete game as the Havre de Grace softball team defeated Sparrows Point, 13-2, on Monday at Stancill Field. With the victory, Havre de Grace advances to a Class 1A North semifinal Wednesday. The time and location of that game is to be determined. The No. 4 seed Warriors will face either No. 8 Western Tech or No. 1 Baltimore Freedom Academy. Havre de Grace scored four times in the first, once in the second and eight times in the third in the five-inning game. Have photos from Monday's win? Add them to this post. Arnold picked up her first playoff win, striking out two and hitting one batter while allowing five hits. Thompson was 2-for-3, adding a single to her grand slam home run. …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Havre de Grace softball and baseball will start the MPSSAA postseason this week.
The Havre de Grace softball and baseball teams are set for the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association playoffs. The Warriors learned their opponents for the upcoming MPSSAA tournament. See the PDF files with this post depicting the brackets with the full slate of games. The Warriors softball team earned a first-round bye with the No. 4 seed and will host No. 5 Sparrows Point in the Class 1A North second round on May 14. The Warriors baseball team was given a No. 9 seed and will visit No. 8 Perryville on Friday in Class 1A North first round action. The winner will visit No. 1 seed BDJ/Civitas on May 14. Have photos of the Warriors in action this season? Add them to our community gallery!