Roundup-Rebels cruise past Cougars

March 27, 1999


P.J. Hiser allowed five hits while striking out nine in six innings of work as No. 3 South Hagerstown defeated Catoctin 10-3 Friday in a Monocacy Valley Athletic League game.

John Schnebly hit a three-run homer in the second inning to start the offense rolling for South (2-0, 2-0). Frankie Linton put the game away in the sixth with an RBI double, as South tacked on four runs in the inning to take a 10-2 lead.

Adam Myers hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning for Catoctin (0-2, 0-2).

Musselman 12, Victor Cullen 1

BUNKER HILL, W.Va. - Winning pitcher Todd Mosby struck out seven and No. 6 Musselman took advantage of 11 walks to beat Victor Cullen in five innings.


Mike Hudson had two hits and four runs scored for the Applemen (2-0). Kenny Stanley had three RBIs and Keith Keller had three stolen bases and three runs scored.

J. Buchanan 11, Forbes Road 3

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Cory Stine allowed three hits over five innings got the win for No. 10 James Buchanan in the first round of its own tournament.

Danny Carbaugh homered and scored three runs for James Buchanan.

Dusty Wolfe and Jason Bard each had two hits for the Rockets (1-0).

Smithsburg 6, FSK 4

UNION BRIDGE, Md. - Kevin Lowe's solo home run in the fifth inning turned out to be the winning run, and Smithsburg hung on for its first victory of the season.

Lowe was also the winning pitcher in relief for the Leopards (1-1, 1-1 MVAL). Matt Hood homered and Darrell Clopper added two hits for Smithsburg, which won despite giving up three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. The game was stopped after six due to darkness.

Greencastle 10, Clear Spring 4

CLEAR SPRING - Matt Cordell hit a three-run homer in the third inning to spark Greencastle to a win over Clear Spring in the season opener for both teams.

Eric Piper and Tony Showalter led Greencastle (1-0) with three hits apiece.

Josh Keyton went 3-for-4 and Ben Bussard had two hits for the Blazers (0-1).

Grace Academy 12, MCA 4

James Kendall had 13 strikeouts as Grace beat Martinsburg Christian.

Brandon Henderickson had two hits for Grace (1-1) as it took the lead with two runs in the second inning, and added four runs in both the third and fourth innings.

Shippensburg 6, Waynesboro 4

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Shippensburg rallied from a 4-0 deficit in the final two innings to score a victory over Waynesboro in the season opener for both teams.

Waynesboro's Chris Shearer hit a solo home run in the fourth inning, and Craig Hight hit a two-run double in the fifth as the Indians took the initial lead.

The Red Raiders cut the lead to three with a run in the sixth inning, then scored five in the seventh. Chris Carroll led the charge with a one-out, two-run single to tie the game, and a single by Derek Beckenbaugh gave Shippensburg the lead.


Waynesboro 19, Greencastle 1

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Emily Hess had three hits, including a grand slam, as No. 7 Waynesboro defeated Greencastle-Antrim in the season opener for both teams.

The game ended after four innings due to the 10-run rule.

Jana Reitz had four hits, including a double and triple, and five RBIs for Waynesboro. Amber Small added three hits and two RBIs.

Hancock 15, Frankfort 4

MARTINSBURG, W.Va - Bethany Sterner scattered six hits and struck out seven as No. 10 Hancock beat Frankfort at the Gene Baker Tournament.

Sterner helped her own cause with two hits and three RBIs.

Amanda Bingaman went 3-for-3 with a pair of RBIs and Lauren Younker had a three-run triple for the Panthers (1-0).

South 12, Catoctin 1

Alison Higgs tossed a one-hitter and Ashley Herr went 3-for-3 with three doubles and five RBIs as South defeated Catoctin (1-1, 1-1) in an MVAL game stopped after five innings by the 10-run rule.

Higgs finished her night with four strikeouts and five walks. South (1-1, 1-1) took command with four runs in the bottom of the first, highlighted by doubles from Carrie Keller and Herr. Keller was 3-for-4, while Shilo Fletcher went 4-for-4 with a triple.

B. Springs 21, Goretti 6

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Berkeley Springs scored 11 runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to finish off St. Maria Goretti in the Gene Baker Tournament.

Each player had one hit for the Indians (2-1), who received 13 walks from Goretti pitching.

Hannah Chambers went 3-for-3 with a triple for Goretti (0-1).

Grace 24, MCA 2

Joanna Conner hit a grand slam in the fourth inning as Grace beat Martinsburg Christian in five innings due to the 10-run rule in the season opener for both teams.

Sarah Conner tossed a three-hitter to pick up the win, and added a double and a triple for Grace (1-0). Jesse Stevens added four RBIs, while Beth Kendall had two hits.

MCA pitchers gave up 14 walks in the loss.

Mt. Union 17, McConnellsburg 6

MOUNT UNION, Pa. - Jessica Endres and Casey Harris both tripled for Mount Union in a season-opening win over McConnellsburg.

The game ended after five innings due to the 10-run rule. Lacy Holder went 2-for-4 with two singles for Mount Union.

Jamie Strait and Alicia Newman each doubled to lead McConnellsburg.

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