Walsh, Sharkey power Spring-Ford; Phoenixville rolls behind Duncan, Perrone

Spring-Ford 4, Pennsbury 2 – Maddie Walsh slammed a solo home run and the Rams used a three-run third inning to secure the nonleague win in the season opener for both teams Monday.
Also for Spring-Ford, leadoff hitter Bridget Sharkey had two of the Rams' seven hits to back the complete-game pitching of Sam Lindsay, who struck out 8 while allowing just four hits and one earned run.
Pennsbury     001 010 0 – 2-4-1
Spring-Ford   003 100 x – 4-7-2
WP-Lindsay (7 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 7 BB, 8 K). LP-Hielman. 2B-Sharkey (SF). HR-Walsh (SF)
Spring-Ford top hitters: Sharkey 2-3, 2B, R; Walsh HR; DellaGuardi (SF) 1-2, RBI; Deck 1-3, RBI, R; Little 1-2, R
Pennsbury top hitter: Parsons 2-3, RBI
Phoenixville 14, Harriton 4, 6 innings – Susan Duncan went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI, Hayden Perrone belted a solo homer and Katherine Rutledge went 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored for the Phantoms in their season-opening win.
Picking up the win in the circle was Kendall Brown, who struck out 10 while allowing three hits and three earned runs without a walk.
Harriton           020 020 –     4-5-4
Phoenixville      031 361 – 14-10-2
WP-Brown (5 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 10 K). LP-Rubin. 3B-Rutledge (Px). HR-Xochitz (H), Duncan (Px), Perrone (Px)
Phoenixville top hitters: Rakowski 2-4, 2 R, RBI; Duncan 3-4, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R; Cooper 2-3; Rutledge 2-4, 3B, 2 R, RBI