PHOTOS: Chesapeake Little League 8-10 softball All-Stars win state championship with dramatic comeback victory
During Thursday night's 8-10 softball state tournament game, Chesapeake City 8-10 softball manager Mike Losten repeatedly asked his players who wanted to step up and make a big play.
He found a team full of takers as Chesapeake City captured the state championship with a breathtaking 4-3 seven-inning victory over Berlin at Robert Stethem Memorial Park in Waldorf.
PHOTOS: Chesapeake City Little League captures Maryland District 5 Major Division baseball championship
Theraflu, Advil, and Slim Jims.
Mix in the requisite good pitching, solid defense, and timely hitting, and it amounted to a winning combination for the Chesapeake City Major Division baseball All-Stars.
Chesapeake City captured the Little League Maryland District 5 title with a 6-4 comeback win over North East Thursday night.
PHOTOS: North East Little League posts dramatic extra-inning victory over Rising Sun to advance to Major baseball championship round
North East advanced to the championship round of the District 5 Major Division baseball tournament with a thrilling 8-6 win over Rising Sun in seven innings Wednesday night.
North East wriggled out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the bottom of the sixth then tallied twice in the top of the seventh to pull out the dramatic victory.
Rising Sun remained alive in the District 5 Major baseball tournament with a 14-3 victory over Elkton in four innings Tuesday night, July 10.
PHOTOS: Chesapeake City Little League takes control of District 5 Major baseball tournament with 8-0 win over North East
Chesapeake City gained the upper hand in the Little League Maryland District 5 Major Division baseball tournament by blanking North East 8-0 Monday night, July 9.
Chesapeake City, North East undefeated in Little League Maryland District 5 Major Division baseball tournament
Chesapeake City and host North East entered the week as the two undefeated teams remaining in the Little League Maryland District 5 Major Division baseball tournament.
Havre de Grace 16, Perryville 3
Luis Utrera homered in the fourth as Havre de Grace scored four times to snap a 3-3 tie. Havre de Grace broke the game wide open with nine runs in the sixth.
Chesapeake City earned the 8-10 softball District 5 title with an 8-3 triumph over Perryville Sunday morning in Havre de Grace.
PHOTOS: Rising Sun Little League captures District 5 Junior Division baseball title with win over Chesapeake City
Rising Sun captured the Little League Maryland District 5 Junior Division baseball title in convincing fashion.
Rising Sun walloped a weary Chesapeake City team 18-1 in four innings Friday night at Eder Park.
PHOTOS: Perryville Little League downs Rising Sun to capture District 5 Senior Division softball tournament in last game at current configuration of Trego Field
It seemed fitting a championship hung in the balance the final time a softball fluttered in the dusky sky above the current configuration of Trego Field.
Perryville pitcher Emily Wolf wasn't sure if she could catch it or not.
"I saw it in the air and I was like, 'Oh, I've got to catch this ball'," Wolf said. "'If I catch this ball we're about to win' and I almost didn't catch it because I was shaking so bad, but ah, I caught it and it was the best feeling in the world. Oh my God!"
Wolf's grab of the popup between the circle and home plate sealed Perryville's 2-1 triumph over Rising Sun in the District 5 Senior Division softball tournament title game Thursday night.