Photo by Ric Webb The Brandywine Heights High School softball team opened the District 3-AA Tournament with a 10-0 win.
Photo by Ric Webb The Brandywine Heights High School softball team opened the District 3-AA Tournament with a 10-0 win. (Ric Webb)

The Brandywine Heights High School softball team continued its great season by opening the District 3-AA playoffs with a 10-0 victory over Littlestown. The victory sends the Lady Bullets to the semifinals where they took on Delone Catholic on May 27. Due to our press deadline, we are unable to report the results of the contest.

The district championship game will be played on May 29 at a site and time to be determined.

Brandywine Heights took control of the game early, scoring two runs in the bottom of the first and four more in the second. Three runs in the bottom of the fifth ended the game due to the mercy rule.

Samantha Sweigert led the Brandywine offense with three hits a single and two triples) and four runs scored, while Amanda Hess added three hits, three runs scored and two RBIs. Taylor Brintenhoff added a single and a triple. Taylor Sweigart added a hit, two runs scored and one RBI.

Savanna Ruppert was the winning pitcher for Brandywine, allowing three hits and five walks in five innings. She struck out two.