Wednesday's local roundup

August 06, 1998

Jeremy K. Smith Tournament

Conococheague 14, Halfway 3: Corey Itnyre had two hits and scored two runs to lead Conococheague over Halfway. Aerik Taylor added three runs for the winners, while Scottie Mummert added two runs and John Combs had two RBIs. Zach Myers had two RBIs to lead Halfway. With the win, Conococheague advances to the championship game against host South Mountain on Friday.

Adam Kees Tournament

South Mountain 8, Valley 7: Chad Winger scored two runs to lead South Mountain. Josh Daniels led Valley with two hits.

Halfway 3, Federal 0: Joey Richards fired a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts and John Hose had two hits for Halfway. P.J. Donoghue and Matt Ridenour had the only hits for Federal.


Thomas Evans Tournament

National 9, Federal 7: Jeremy McAfee had three hits, including a home run, to lead National over Federal. Bryson Appel, David Seibert, Ryan Harman and Doug Palmer added two hits apiece for the winners. Trevor Hollinger led Federal with three hits, including a home run. Daniel Plank and Will Mulieri added two hits each. Mulieri also homered.

Clear Spring 10, Maugansville 0: Jimmy Everitts hit a grand slam and Josh Barnhart homered as Clear Spring beat Maugansville.

Maugansville 8, National 7: Zeb Jacobs, Brooks Whitson and Andrew Merrbaugh had two hits each in Maugansville's win over National. Tommy Peterson had two hits, including a home run, for National.


Pinesburg Softball League

Pick's Place 2 12, J&W Mechanics 6: Bobby Tritch had four hits to lead Pick's Place 2 over J&W Mechanics. Kevin Weddle, Mike McCauley and Dewey Whitmore added three hits each for the winners.

West End 24, California Microwaves 9: Merle Vaughn had three hits, including a pair of home runs, to lead West End over California Microwaves. Denny Bryan, Jeff Ruppenthal, Gary Keefer and Danny Smith each had three hits for the winners.

Ernst Market 11, Reps 6: Stevie Gordon had four hits to lead Ernst Market over Reps. Tony Poffenberger and Earl Rowland added three hits each for the winners.


Harman's pool team advances

LAS VEGAS - The Harmans Tavern team of Hagerstown defeated San Antonio, Texas, 3-1, and Jackson, Mich., 3-1, to advance to the final 128 in the 1998 Camel Light National Team Pool Championship held at the Riviera Hotel.

The tournament began on Tuesday with 512 teams competing for a $25,000 grand prize. The Broad Axe team, also from the Hagerstown area, defeated Jacksonville, Fla., 3-0, and will advance in the bracket to compete for a spot in the round of 128.

South seeks volleyball coaches

South Hagerstown High School is searching for a head volleyball coach and assistant for the upcoming season. Anyone interested should contact principal Mike Shockey at 301-766-8369.

Schultz wins pro shootout

Dirk Schultz, playing on his home course, took the WACO Week professional shootout Wednesday night at Beaver Creek Country Club (golf course outside Hagerstown).

Schultz, the pro at Beaver Creek, rode a front-nine 35 to a score of 75, good enough for a two-stroke victory over Tim McKee. Dave Beegle and Bob Millard tied for third with 78s, and Darren Smith shot 79 for fifth. In the skins competition, Matt McCumbee led the way with $80, while Schultz and Smith took home $60 apiece.

WACO Week continues today at 5:15 with the 14-man Chi-Chi's Shootout at Sundown.

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