Wednesday's roundup: West End advances to finals

July 23, 1998


David Miner pitched a four-hitter and hit a third-inning grand slam to lead West End to a 15-3 win over Conococheague in the District 1 11-12-Year-Old All-Star loser's bracket final on Wednesday.

Willie Branch also hit a two-run homer for West End. Ben Jordan and Tyler Cannon each homered for Conococheague.

West End will play at Halfway tonight at 6 for the District 1 championship.

River City Classic

Sharpsburg 16, National 5: Winning pitcher Ryan Collins struck out nine as Sharpsburg defeated National. Collins and Matte Wetzel led Sharpsburg with three hits apiece.


Pinesburg League

Pick's Place II 16, J&W Mechanics 11: Bobby Tritsch collected three hits while William Markley, Mark Scott and Kenny Keyes homered to pace Pick's Place II over J&W Mechanical.


West End 32, California Microwaves 4: Butch Hess had five hits and eight RBIs and Ricky Vance had four hits and four RBIs for West End. Rob Rubisch, Billy Spence, Rob Wood, Merl Vaughn and Lyle Shifflett had three hits each. Wood and Shifflett homered.

Ernst Market 18, California Microwaves 5: Dale Leydigh and Stevie Gordon led Ernst Market with four hits apiece.

Ernst Market 18, Reps 8: Stevie Gordon, Mike Hoffman, Ronnie Shoemaker and Mike Crowl had four hits each to lead Ernst Market over Reps.

Hub City League

Stouffer's 19, Dual Highway Motors 18: Donnie Stouffer, Scott Berger and Ken McAllister each went 4-for-5 and Mike Stouffer hit two home runs for Stouffer's. Donnie Stouffer, Joe Lowman and Brian Conrad each homered for the winners.

Outlaws 11, Lenox 6: Frank Robinson, Kenny Moats and winning pitcher Todd Myers each had three hits to lead the Outlaws past Lenox.

Hub City Liquors 20, Firestone 10: Scott Osborne hit for the cycle to lead Hub City Liquors. Brian Lewis added four hits for the winners, while J.R. Burger, Ted Reeser, Jeremy Gay and Darrell Walters added three hits apiece. Reeser also homered.

Tony's Pizza 21, Miller Lite 4: Kevin Richards had four hits to lead Tony's Pizza. Chuck Mundey, Mike Weaver and George Faith added three hits each, while Faith, Mundey, Weaver and Paul Plume homered for the winners.


Hartnett heads to WVW

Jennifer Hartnett, a five-time All-American at Hagerstown Community College over the past two seasons, recently signed a scholarship with West Virginia Wesleyan.

Hartnett, who was an All-American once in cross country and outdoor track and three times in indoor track, is a 1996 graduate of Clear Spring High School.

Local hoops team goes 2-2

LAS VEGAS - The Mason-Dixon All-Stars finished with a 2-2 record, making it through the championship bracket of single elimination playoffs in the Adidas Big-Time Basketball Tournament held July 15-20.

Adam Underkoffler and Mike Buhrman had 17 points each to lead Mason-Dixon in a win over Minnesota Elite. St. Maria Goretti's Jamie Rice added 14 points in that win. Mason-Dixon beat Sacramento Select, with Thomas Johnson's Chris Williams leading the offense with 17 points. Buhrman added 10 points.

The team then lost to Wisconsin before finishing the tournament with a loss to North and South Carolina. Underkoffler and Buhrman had 10 points each against Wisconsin. Rice and Williams had 16 points and Underkoffler added 14 in the final game.

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