Youth, Area Roundup

July 27, 1998


Smithsburg Little Sluggers

Smithsburg 5, Hancock 1: Jeffrey Mills threw a no-hitter and struck out 13 for Smithsburg.

Smithsburg 3, Myersville 0: Bryan Fishack threw a one-hitter and struck out 12. He also had two hits. Brandon Peiffer, Jeff Mills added two hits for Smithsburg.

Paul Brandenburg Memorial All-Stars

Halfway 6, West End 4: Jimmy Fiddler was the winning pitcher and he went 3-for-3 with three RBIs.

Brunswick 8, American 3: John Galleher was the winning pitcher. Hugh Dempster had two hits to lead Brunswick. Mike Dunham and Jessica Marshall had two hits for American.

Conococheague 12, Federal 2: Sonny Hines threw a three-hitter with 13 strikeouts. Nick Bodnar, Lee Draper, David Burk and Stuart Scott all had two hits to lead Conococheague. Brent Decker added a three-run inside-the-park home run.


Valley 14, Hancock 4: Justin Schollay and Kevin Tyler combined on a two hitter with seven strikeouts. Schollay, Kevin Schellenberg and Matt Miller all had two hits to lead Valley.

River City Classic

American 14, South Mountain 2: Robert Snowden and Cadyn Robinson combined on a two-hitter with eight strikouts. Danny Olson had two hits to lead American.

Thomas Evans National Little League

Brunswick 11, South Mountain 0: Jordan Guyton pitched a complete-game shutout, and Talmer Curry had three hits, including a home run, for Brunswick.

Frederick American 14, Valley 2: Jeremy Avalon had three hits, and Steven Hopkins, Rob Moses and Chris Able had two hits each for the winners.

Will Luther hit a homer for Valley.

Halfway 6, National 5: Devon Vinci struck out 11 and hit a homer for Halfway. Teammate Jared Payne had two hits.

Patrick Hutzler had three hits, Nathan Steelman had two hits and Danny Roland had a homer for National.


Williamsport/Pinesburg Softball

Pick's Place 24, Markers Sheet Metal 12: Pick's Place won the ASA Class B State championship in Westminster, Md., over the weekend. They also beat Warriors of Baltimore 30-11 to reach the finals.

The championship marked the 16th state title for coaches Dick Montgomery and Mick Byers.

Pick's Place was led by tournament MVP Glenn Himes, who hit .750. Also hitting over .600 were Mick Byers Jr., Steve McKimmy, John Hartle, Jeff Reynolds, Ken Kirby, Lou Thomas, Rocky Wills and Rick Grove.

Pick's will represent Maryland in the ASA Super World at Shreveport, La., on Sept. 25-28.

SSAA Softball Tournament

Eddie's Upholstery and Detail Shop won the SSAA tournament in Frederick at Pinecliffe Park. The team batted .650 during the tournament and earns a birth in the tournament in Florence, S.C.

Blue Ridge Adult League

Brunswick 9, Hagerstown 8: Hagerstown was up 7-2 before giving up six runs in the top of the sixth inning. Hagerstown tied the game in the bottom of the 6th on a wild pitch but lost in the 10th on a sac fly.

Mick Kerns went 3-for-3 with a double, triple and two RBIs. Kevin Crawford had two hits with two RBIs, Nate Reeser had two hits and Rodney Young had two hits for Hagerstown. Steve Goode was 4-for-5 for Brunswick, which leads the series, 1-0.

Hagerstown 4, Brunswick 1: Hagerstown scored three runs in the second inning highlighted by Mick Kerns' double. Winning pitcher Darren Crawford threw a five-hitter and did not allow a runner past second base past the third inning. Ron Palmer was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs and Pat Sweeney was 2-for-3 with a double. The series, tied at 1-1, will resume tonight.

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