8U LEAGUE

(no scores kept)

Stanford vs. Georgia Tech

HIGHLIGHTS: Erin Kratochwill, Caroline Norman and Laura Sullivan led Stanford's offense. Elizabeth Feeser made several fine defensive plays. For the Yellow Jackets, Kirsten Wach, Anna Sutherland and Grayson Corbett made great plays in the field. Hayley Baker and Megan Lerer led the offense.

10U LEAGUE

Maryland

10

USC

1

HIGHLIGHTS: Amy Farb had an RBI for Maryland in a first-round playoff game. Courtney Saunder and Shelly Hynson led the defense. For USC, Kara Koontz, Rachel Shirey and Melanie Tresnak played great defense.

Stanford

14

Florida State

13

HIGHLIGHTS: Pitchers Megan Hamilton and Corey Lunden led Stanford on the mound. Taylor Simpson and Lunden paced the defense, and Melissa Patel the offense. FSU had big hits from Sara Watts, Cara McQuitty and Jena Frick. Erin Walter made a nice defensive play.

Georgia Tech

7

UCLA

6

HIGHLIGHTS: In tournament play, UCLA's Kelsey Gibbons knocked a hard hit into left field, and Bridgette Vogan and Taylor Baldwin played strong defense. Tech's Grace Colgan pitched a scoreless inning and had a double play in the last inning. Mady Doherty had two RBI for Georgia Tech.

Georgia Tech

8

Stanford

2

HIGHLIGHTS: Jennifer Lingg pitched well, and Mady Doherty was strong on offense and defense for Georgia Tech. Megan Lechman was speedy on the base paths. Pitcher Melissa Patel, along with Julie Blair and Shannon Farley, led Stanford's defense.

USC

14

Florida State

0

HIGHLIGHTS: Nicole Malen and Lauren Lettieri pitched well for USC. Lettieri also played strong defense at shortstop. Maggie Ireland led the offense. For Florida State, Alyssa Andre played strong defense, and Kacie Frick and Kelsey Lekich pitched hard.

12U LEAGUE

Washington

10

UCLA

9

HIGHLIGHTS: Kathleen Richards, Carolyn Rogers, Becca Williams and Sarah Hughes led the Huskies offense. UCLA had a strong performance from pitchers Alyson Olmstead and Taylor Ambrose and solid hitting from Jessica Tallman and Emily Huston.

Stanford

10

Maryland

7

HIGHLIGHTS: Pitchers Delaney Lockhart, Sammi Grimes and Sydney CitaraManis led Stanford's defense. CitaraManis and Lockhart smacked hits. Terps third baseman Emily Schumm made a spectacular turn-and-run catch of a high fly ball, and catcher Caroline Ladzinski's skill and hustle on the bases kept Maryland in the game.

UCLA

10

Stanford

7

HIGHLIGHTS: Aly Olmstead led a great defensive effort by UCLA. Cathy Reid stole home in the first and made two putouts at third, Jacqui McDonald stole second and scored, and Jessica Tallman played a solid all-around game. Christina Fuji also played well at the plate and in the field. Stanford's Chris Snyder pitched a solid two innings. Sara Lunden and Lauren Gordon made nice plays in the field. Hannah Miller, Delaney Lockhart and Sydney CitaraManis had solid hits.

14U LEAGUE

Arizona

17

USC

10

HIGHLIGHTS: Sofia Siman, Melanie Culotta, Caitlin Connors and Emily Battinelli hit well for Arizona. Lauren Kolodrubetz, Katie Konapelsky and Silke Gapsis added key RBIs. Arizona's defense was led by M.Q. Qayumi and Theresa Zimmerman. For USC, Kelly Walker had two hits and an RBI, Rachel Renville had two singles, and Ali York stole four bases and scored twice. Pitcher Morgan Rich allowed two earned runs and had two hits.

EARLIER GAMES

8U LEAGUE

(no scores kept)

Virginia vs. North Carolina

HIGHLIGHTS: North Carolina's Ashley True had three hits and two great defensive plays. Maddie Cheney and Mallory Jensen each had three hits. Jillian O'Neill and Kelsey Cardace made unassisted outs for Virginia. Pitcher Amanda Hough threw to first base for an out. Marissa Lechmann and Jules Wolfrey each had an RBI.

Georgia Tech vs. Arizona

HIGHLIGHTS: Grace Canham had a big double for Georgia Tech, and Taylor Kern and Megan Lerer each had three hits. Grayson Corbett pulled off an unassisted double play while Mary Arsenault and Katie Judd also made great plays. For Arizona, Allie Bernstein had three hits, Emily Nupp scored three runs, and Caroline Sneller had four hits and also led the defense.

10U LEAGUE

Florida State

10

Virginia

9

HIGHLIGHTS: Kelsey Lekich drove in the winning run in a final-inning rally started by Jessica Hughes and Paige Coolahan. Alli Hogan, Alyssa Andre and Hollie Byer provided key late-inning defensive plays. Lizzie McCollum, Taylor Rhodes and Renae Hester led Virginia's offense, and Allison Wilson, Dani Walker and Jen Whitacre paced the defense.

Arizona

16

Georgia Tech

11

HIGHLIGHTS: Jennifer Lingg threw six strikeouts for Tech, hit a double and added an assist from right field. Morgan Callahan added three RBI. For Arizona, Shannon Lucas and Grace Kumar pitched three scoreless innings, Liz Frank made two great defensive plays, and Amy Adams hit the ball well.

UCLA

15

Stanford

11

HIGHLIGHTS: Stanford's Melissa Patel, Shannon Farley and Corey Lunden fought a tough battle defensively. UCLA's Alison Requa, Jennifer Swigert and Becca McCarthy made strong defensive plays.

12U LEAGUE

Georgia Tech

15

Arizona

8

HIGHLIGHTS: Josie Lozano pitched a solid first inning and provided flawless defense for Georgia Tech. Hannah Grabenstein, Meg Harley and Sarah Hall had extra-base hits. For Arizona, Anne Skomba singled and scored a run. Nicole Muffoletto scored twice, and Ali Parker had an RBI single.

14U LEAGUE

Stanford

2, 13

Georgia Tech

8, 11

HIGHLIGHTS: In a doubleheader split, Suzanne Lassise tripled, and Maria Sieron and Laura Eddy hit well for Georgia Tech in the first game. Bruka Mikesell stole home, and Allison Lekich pitched well in relief. For Stanford, Diana Beckman tripled to the fence, Michelle Lawrence had a timely hit and scored, and Christina Fuji had two hits and played strong defense. In the second game, Sarah Holzman struck out six in four innings to lead Stanford. Sarah Keyes was 3 for 3 with two doubles and four RBI, and Katie McNicol drove in two critical runs. Georgia Tech's Sieron hit a three-run home run, and Nicole McMillan had a hard shot to the outfield.

Georgia Tech

9

Virginia

1

HIGHLIGHTS: Shortstop Jessica Valenstein led Georgia Tech's defense. Maria Sieron bunted her way on and eventually stole home on a perfect slide. For Virginia, Holly Augustine made an outstanding catch in right field, and catcher Carly Ristway provided tough defense for three innings and had two hits. Lexi Pacileo had a hit for Virginia and played well at shortstop.

Arizona

17

USC

10

HIGHLIGHTS: Melanie Culotta, Lauren Kolodrubetz and Anna Tucker led Arizona's offense, and Ana Siman, M.Q. Qayumi and Culotta paced the defense. Anna Lawson struck out two in the last inning. Ali York and Ashleigh Martin each had singles and doubles for USC, and Lauren Altman had two singles.

Soccer

Tryouts

The CSC Majestic (U18 girls, born after August 1, 1986) are holding tryouts for the 2004-05 season 6-8:15 p.m. Monday and Wednesday. For more information, contact Coach Mike Scarff at 301-213-7099. The team practices in the south Howard County area.

The CSC Inferno (U-18 boys, born after August 1, 1986) are holding tryouts 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and next Thursday. For more information, contact Coach Mike Scarff at 301-213-7099 or e-mail loveofsoccer@msn.com. The team practices in the south Howard County area.

U-14 BOYS

Thunder

2

BRYC Cavaliers

0

HIGHLIGHTS: Ryan Bishop and Edgar Coyoy scored for the Thunder, and Tyler Burford and Brett Schneiderman had assists.

Baseball

U-11

Maryland Red Dogs

16

Greater Glen Burnie

7

HIGHLIGHTS: Scott Heydrick pitched four shutout innings to earn the win for the Red Dogs. Jordan Thompson, Kory Britton, Brandon Estrain, Zachary Scott and Kyle Kuykendall each had two hits to lead a 15-hit attack for the Red Dogs.

U-11 Travel Baseball

Maryland Red Dogs

9

Sykesville Cyclones

0

HIGHLIGHTS: Brandon Estrain pitched a two-hit shutout for the Red Dogs. Kory Britton had a double and a triple. Mark Piccirrelli had two hits, and Bryce Boring doubled. The Red Dogs received strong defensive support from Zachary Scott, Jared Hand and Danny Caddigan.