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Local sports roundup for Sunday, April 11

April 11, 1999

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Becca Hofman tossed a one-hitter for a 7-2 Shepherd College softball win in the opener of a doubleheader with the University of Charleston.

Charleston won the nightcap, 9-6.

Julie Janyska led the Ram attack with a 3-for-4 outing with three runs scored. Shea Sirbaugh and Sara Tresselt added two hits each.

Janyska singled and scored on Katie Allnutt's fielder's choice to give Shepherd a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning.

The Rams added two more in the second as Tresselt singled and scored on Melanie Okun's RBI-double. Okun later scored on an infield error.

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After Charleston rallied for two in the top of the fourth, Shepherd added three more in the bottom of the inning.

Chrissy Ashley reached on a fielder's choice and scored an infield error.

Natalie Cushion singled and later scored on a passed ball. Sirbaugh added a run-scoring single to score Janyska and stretch the Ram lead to 6-2.

Shepherd's final run came in the seventh as Janyska singled and scored on a bases-loaded walk by Brenna Remsburg.

Shepherd is 4-18 overall, 2-12 in the WVIAC.

The Rams play Tuesday for a 2:30 p.m. home doubleheader against Fairmont State.

* PREP SOFTBALL




Martinsburg 14, Frankfort 4

Martinsburg 6, Keyser 5

Morgant'n 10, Martinsburg 2

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Martinsburg won its first two games before tiring in the third at the Martinsburg Rotary Tournament.

Martinsburg (9-3) used a six-run second inning to earn head coach Mike Mackey his 50th career win with a victory over Frankfort in five innings to open the tournament.

Winning pitcher Tabi Mercurio improved to 2-0, striking out 10 while allowing no walks. Amber Hull went 3-for-3 with an RBI and scored twice, while Jennifer Leonard added two doubles and two RBIs for the Bulldogs.

Martinsburg defeated Keyser in the following game on an RBI single off the bat of Wendy Smith, as Emily Yost came home from second.

Mara Kafton picked up the win, tossing a complete game while striking out five to move to 4-1.

The Bulldogs ran out of gas in the final game, falling to Morgantown. Brandi Rotruck hit an RBI double, and Hull added an RBI single for Martinsburg.

* SOCCER




Mercersburg 1 W. Nottingham 0

COLORA, Md. - Becky Lowe scored the only goal in the game off an Amy Wagshal assist as Mercersburg Academy won. Mercersburg goalie Laura Johnson had nine saves.

Claire Harney recorded 10 saves for West Nottingham.

Mercersburg is 2-0, and West Nottingham is 0-1.

Hagerstown Krush 18 Chambersberg Crew 6

John Weaver had six goals to lead the Krush in an indoor game.

Mike Stevens and Chris Drenner each added five goals each for the Krush, and Gabe Krester, Petros Colla, Dan Bratcher each had seven saves.

Robinwood Orthopedics 11 Fairfield, Pa. 2

In 14-year-old group HAYSL play, Robinwood Orthopedics scored four of its 11 goals on headers to beat Fairfield, Pa.

* PREP BASEBALL




Boardman (Ohio) 16, Goretti 5

TARBORO, N.C. - Brad Runkles' three-run homer in the first gave No. 7 Goretti its only lead of the game, as Boardman scored in every inning to win the Tarboro Easter Classic.

Stanford signee Ken Turpac homered in the first inning for Boardman to start a 10-hit onslaught off pitchers Josh Carter and Anthony Sowers (3-1).

Goretti (7-2) was represented on the tournament all-star team by Runkles, Carter and Dave Kolsun.

Greencastle 12, Waynesboro 6

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Greencastle's Matt Cordell hit a grand slam leading to a six-run rally in the fourth inning to break a 5-5 tie and lead Greencastle over Waynesboro.

David Hulock led Greencastle with three hits, and Cordell had two.

Jeff Kirkpatrick led with two hits in a losing effort. Waynesboro (3-3) scored all of its runs in the first four innings of the game.

Mercersburg 13, St. And. 0

Mercersburg 10, Potomac 3

POTOMAC, Md. - David Cline and Jake Koodrich each homered twice as Mercersburg Academy downed St. Andrews in five innings in its first game of the day.

Heath Vink also homered for Mercersburg (3-2), while Brent Curtin added two doubles. Tim Laddbush struck out eight while allowing only two hits in the win.

Curtin slugged two home runs and finished his day with seven RBIs as Mercersburg picked up its second win of the day over Potomac.

Cline went 2-for-3, while Vink tossed a complete game and struck out nine for Mercersburg.

* BOYS LACROSSE




Hagerstown 23, Catoctin 5

Kevin Clark had six goals and four assists, and Jeremy Knapp had five goals and five assists to lead Hagerstown over Catoctin. Justin Blum added four goals, and Luke Mongrain had three goals and an assist for Hagerstown.

Hagerstown goalie Dustin Higdon had 11 saves.

Mike Gehman led Catoctin with three goals, and Catoctin goalie Brad Plunkerd had six saves.

Hagerstown is 1-1, and Catoctin is 0-2.

* GIRLS LACROSSE




Frederick 4, Hagerstown 2

FREDERICK, Md. - Shana Borell and Stephanie Shrader each scored goals for Hagerstown United in a loss to Frederick.

Hagerstown is 2-2.

* GIRLS TENNIS




Handley Tournament

at Winchester, Va.

Semifinal: Jefferson 9, Harrisonburg 0; Final: Jefferson 5, Handley 4

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