Brandywine sweeps River Valley at Notre Dame

Published 6:38 am Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The Brandywine baseball team opened its season at Eck Stadium at Notre Dame Monday night. (Submitted photo)

The Brandywine baseball team opened its season at Eck Stadium at Notre Dame Monday night. (Submitted photo)

NOTRE DAME — The Brandywine baseball team opened the 2016 season with a sweep of River Valley at Notre Dame’s Eck Stadium Monday night.

The Bobcats (2-0) defeated the Mustangs (0-2) 11-1 and 10-0. Both games lasted just five innings.

Mark Conrad and Zach Grishaber combined on a no-hitter in the nigthtcap, with seven strikeouts and four walks. Conrad worked the first three innings to pick up the victory.

Vinny Peel doubled and drove in two runs, while Hunter Janowiak was 2-for-2 as Brandywine finished with six hits.

In the opener, Toby Fox earned the victory while Chandler Plew and Austin Balos also saw time on the mound. They combined on a three-hitter.

Janowiak and Plew were both 2-for-3 with a double for the Bobcats, who also got a double from Fox.


Brandywine softball

Chelsie Luczkowski went 4-for-4 with a double and three RBIs as Brandywine earned a split with visiting Hartford in non-conference softball Monday.

The Bobcats dropped an 8-4 decision to the Indians in the opener despite Makenna Hartline going 3-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs.

In the nightcap, Morgan Crocker picked up the win and hit a home run in a game that was shortened by darkness.

Crocker also had a double in the opening game, while Kiya Lintz doubled in the nightcap.



At Brandywine High School

First Game

Hartford         221      200      1 – 8 9 1

Brandywine   020      002      0 – 4 11 6

Miller (W) and Riley; Morgan Crocker (L), Audrey Longley (1) and Chelsie Luczkowski

2B: Mari Wesaw (H), Crocker (BW), Luczkowski (BW)

HR: Makenna Hartline (BW)

Second game

Hartford         302      040 – 9 12 1

Brandywine   102      09x – 12 16 1

Longley (2), Destiny Bennett (W), Crocker (1) and Luczkowski; Miller (L) and Riley

2B: Kiya Lintz (BW), Luczkowski (BW), Wesaw (H), Evans (H)

HR: Crocker (BW), Riley (H)

Varsity record: Brandywine 1-1



At Notre Dame

First Game

River Valley  010      00 – 1 3 3

Brandywine   422      3x – 11 9 1

Toby Fox (W, 1-0), Chandler Plew (3), Austin Balos (5)

2B: Mark Conrad (BW), Fox (BW), Hunter Janowiak (BW)


Second Game

River Valley  000      00 – 0 0 1

Brandywine   140      05 – 10 6 0

Mark Conrad (W, 1-0), Zach Grishaber (4)

2B: Vinny Peel (BW)

Varsity records: River Valley 0-2, Brandywine 2-0