CUMBERLAND— Maddie Leighty drove in five total runs on two hits and second-ranked Allegany scored all of its runs in the first two innings to beat Keyser 17-5 Thursday during Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference action at Carl Belt Field.
The Campers (12-3, 7-1 AMAC) tore off eight runs in the first inning and then responded with nine during the second to open a 17-0 lead. The Golden Tornado got its first two runs in the third and added three more in the fifth.
Leighty got her five RBIs on a double and a single and winning pitcher Tori Bohrer aided herself with two RBIs on a double and a single. Kyleigh Sellers also drove in a pair of runs with a double and a single.
Shannon Dougherty slugged a two-run home run for the Campers.
Katie Hoban knocked in a run with a double and a single, and Lexi Carr and Naomi Bane hit two singles each for Keyser. Carr drove in a run on one of hers.
Allegany tries to get a share of the top spot in the AMACand end Mountain Ridge’s 62-game winning streak when it faces the Miners in Frostburg today at 4:30. Keyser plays Berkeley Springs today at home at 6:30.
Fort Hill 21
MCHENRY — Fourthranked Fort Hill rallied to victory over Northern on just eight hits, as Northern walked 11 on Thursday afternoon at Garrett College.
Alex Kimmell highlighted the high-scoring Appalachain Mountain Athletic Conference matchup with a fourth inning grand-slam to spark a crucial eight-run inning for the Sentinels.
Fort Hill jumped out to a 70 lead after their first at-bats of the game, with Northern countering with three runs of its own in each the first and second innings to cut the advantage to 7-6. Morgan Marple aided in Northern’s output with a two-run homer in the second inning.