Behind a complete-game, six-hit performance from senior right-hander Danny Lapp, Good Counsel upended top-ranked Riverdale Baptist, 3-2, in a nonleague baseball game in the St. John's/Prospect Hall tournament yesterday in Frederick.
Lapp yielded one earned run and struck out six to earn his second victory of the season for the Falcons (8-4). The Crusaders (22-4) had just returned from an eight-game, nine-day excursion to south Florida. . . .
Senior center fielder Todd Holden blasted a three-run home run in the fifth inning to highlight Bullis's 7-2 victory over St. Stephen's/St. Agnes. Junior pitcher Travis Lay gave up only two hits and senior shortstop Ryan Hannegan added a solo home run for the Bulldogs (7-4, 4-2 Interstate Athletic Conference). . . .
Arundel left-hander Joey Frykman struck out seven and pitched a complete game in a 7-4 victory over South River. Travis Chamberlain went 3 for 3 with 3 RBI for the Wildcats (7-3). . . .
In Alexandria, junior right-hander Jonathan Rapavi gave up one hit in four innings and also had three hits to earn his second victory of the season as Hayfield shut out T.C. Williams, 10-0, in a AAA Patriot District game. Ryan Bettwy added two hits for the Hawks (9-2, 3-2). . . .
In a Prince George's County 4A game in Riverdale, junior first baseman Cody DeGroat blasted a grand slam in the third inning and senior shortstop Kendall Hurst followed with a fourth-inning slam as Parkdale routed Suitland, 28-3.
Region Final Rematch
In a rematch of the 2002 Virginia AAA Northern Region boys' soccer final, junior forward Walid Esseddiq's penalty kick nine minutes into the second half helped T.C. Williams tie No. 1 West Springfield, 1-1, in Alexandria.
Senior midfielder Bobby Fithian opened the scoring four minutes into the match for the Spartans (4-0-2).
Titans goalkeeper Yusupha Mboge made a strong save of a Pat Carroll header with less than a minute remaining in regulation to preserve the tie.
T.C. Williams (5-2-2) lost to West Springfield, 3-0, in last year's region final. Mboge made six saves for the Titans; Matt Ting had six for the Spartans.
Visitation Softball Wins
Shortstop Cecile Egan went 3 for 4 and scored three runs, and right fielder Joanna Jolly went 2 for 3 with a solo home run as Georgetown Visitation defeated National Cathedral, 8-3, in softball in Northwest Washington.
-- Jay Kroshus