Local roundup - Jefferson beats Eagles

May 21, 1998


SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Josh Cenate had three hits, scored three runs and drove in two more to pace Jefferson's 11-4 victory over Hedgesville on Wednesday night in the Region II, Section 1 tournament.

Dylan Hetzel, Dustin Osbourn, B.J. Mercer all contributed two hits to a 13-hit night for the Cougars (23-4) and Jimmy Rhodes (7-1) struck out six in a complete game.

J.R. Fitzwater had two hits and two RBIs and Josh Wishmyer had two hits for the Eagles (17-12).

The win by Jefferson gives all three teams one loss in the double-elimination tournament. Hedgesville plays at Martinsburg (15-11) today in an elimination game at 4:30, and the winner faces Jefferson Friday on a neutral field for the title.


Keyser 13, Berkeley Springs 9

KEYSER, W.Va. - Keyser scored eight runs in the bottom of the fifth as they eliminated Berkeley Springs from the Class AA Region II, Section 1 tournament.

Berkeley Springs (7-20) jumped out to a 5-0 lead after the first two innings. Jason Rhea hit two-run home runs in the first and second and Danny Schultz hit a solo home run in the second.

Rhea finished 3-for-4 with five RBIs and Brad Close finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs for Berkeley Springs.


Mercersburg 4, Flint Hill 3

at Mercersburg

Singles - 1. Brenton Peterson (FH) d. Javier Arregui, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3; 2. Adam Mendelson (M) d. Taylor Roberts, 6-3, 6-4; 3. Alex Meghdessian (FH) d. Ryan Chodnicki, 5-7, 6-3, 6-1; 4. Nishant Keerikaite (M) d. Branko Hodzic, 6-0, 6-4.

Doubles - A.J. Johnson-Matt Danziger (M) d. Brian Butler-Jon Baker, 6-1, 6-1; 2. Andrew Choi-Pierce Lord (M) d. Minh Vo-Nik Lahar, 6-2, 7-6; 3. Adam Yamamoto-Peter Lamport (FH) d. Farhan Risvi-Tim Rappold, 6-0, 1-1.


Clear Spring Minor League

Orioles 12, Yankees 11: Nathan Mills had two home runs and Cody Butts had two hits for the Orioles.

Federal Little League

American Legion 14, Lions 8: Sean Morrissey struck out 13 to get the win. Morrissey and Bobby Johnson had three hits each and Dustin Mizah and Peter Sanicola had a pair of hits. Zack Lynn, Brent Tomms and John Lytle had two hits, and Lynn homered for Lions.

Hancock Little League

Tigers 16, A's 2: Jeremy Newton threw a no-hitter and Steven Mowen, Josh Hendershot and Eric Mellott had three hits and three RBIs each for the Tigers. Lynn Shives, Jeremy Newton and Jordan Sterner also had two hits apiece for the Tigers.

Sharpsburg Little League

SAL 16, Lions 8: Wes Collins and Lance Marshall led SAL with three hits each. John Canfield and Adam Sheetz had two hits for Lions.

South Mountain Little League

Nationwide 12, Optimist 3: Jay Love pitched a two-hitter with 13 strikeouts for Nationwide. Chris Cannon had two hits, including a home run, Cory Van Cleave had a home run and Love had two hits.

Valley Little League

Chewsville 10, Pangborn 0: Craig Henson and Josh Mitchell combined for a one-hitter with 12 strikeouts for Chewsville. Mitchell had three hits and Henson also homered.

Hagerstown Pony League

Eagles 7, UAW 6: Matt Johnson had two home runs and Jeff Decker and Mike Rodgers also homered for Eagles. Decker had two hits and Johnson struck out seven in relief. UAW's Chris Schildt and Derek Haines combined for 15 strikeouts in the loss and Haines also homered.

F&M 11, FOP 1: Aaron Showe, David Line and Keith Kellinger had two hits apiece for F&M. Showe homered and E.J. Taylor and Cody Anderson combined for nine strikeouts.

Maugansville Senior League

Spicher's 9, Shawley's 3: Travis Yates had 13 strikeouts and two hits and Jason Litten was 3-for-3 for Spicher's. Gerad Haupt had two hits for Shawley's.

Valley Senior League

Elks 16, Fort Frederick 5: Dusty Green and Dustin Thomas both had a triple and a double for Elks. Thomas had three RBIs and Daniel Bennett had two for Elks.

Washington Co. Girls Softball

Halfway Electric 15, First National Bank 8: Catie Vancour and Courtney Hutchinson combined for 10 strikeouts for Halfway Electric. Sarah Caruso and Kara Williamson both homered for First National.

Boonsboro Troopers 30, Middletown Sportsland 3: Every Boonsboro player had at least one hit with Brandi Hutchinson and Lydia Griffin getting two each.

Candy Seller 15, K&M Grocery 6: Carrisa Chaney struck out 10, tripled and drove in three runs Tuesday to lead Candy Sellers. Jenny Mose also homered and had two RBIs for the winners. Jamie Weddle led K&M Grocery with two hits.

Richards'-Wilbert's Rugrats 6, Building Blocks 2: Adrienne Kesecker fired 17 strikeouts and drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning to lead Rugrats. She finished with two hits and three RBIs while Sharon McCarty added two hits.

West End Little League

Moose 11, Coca-Cola 6: Aaron Wagner had three hits and Adam Thomas homered to lead the Moose. Chris Baker, Thomas, Doug Shatzer and Willie Branch had two hits for the Moose. J.C. McElroy had three hits for Coke.

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