Roundup-Hoffman no-hits Northern

April 17, 1999


ACCIDENT, Md. - Derek Hoffman pitched a six-inning no-hitter and hit a three-run home run as Hancock defeated Northern Garrett 11-1 Saturday in a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain.

Hoffman gave up his lone run to the Huskies (5-6) in the first inning. After striking out the first two batters, he walked three straight and threw a wild pitch to allow the run.

After that, Hoffman cruised, striking out 13 while not allowing a ball out of the infield, improving his record to 1-3.


Hoffman started the scoring for Hancock (3-7) with a two-run single in the first inning. He hit his home run in the fifth for a 7-1 lead, then added an RBI on a groundout in the sixth.

Doug Steiner had three hits and three RBIs for the Panthers. Jacob Rhodes had three hits, while Danny Kiefer, David Gaither and Paul Norris added two hits.

Boonsboro 12, Middletown 4

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - No. 5 Boonsboro and No. 8 Middletown were locked in a 1-1 game until Boonsboro erupted for four runs in the fourth, five more in the fifth and two in the seventh to blow out the Knights in the Monocacy Valley Athletic League.

Phil Physioc hit a two-run homer in the fourth for Boonsboro (8-2, 7-1). Scott Kaetzel, Brad Dixon and Josh Ryce each had two singles. Kaetzel drove in two runs.

Keith Herbert pitched two innings of relief, striking out five.

Middletown dropped to 4-4, 4-2.

Goretti 12, Potomac 11

No. 7 St. Maria Goretti rallied from an 8-0 deficit to squeak by Potomac.

Chad Brashears started Goretti (9-2) back with a two-run double in the second. The Gaels tied the score at 9-9 in the fourth on a two-run double by Ryan Devlin.

Brad Runkles relieved Josh Carter in the second inning and struck out seven for his fifth win of the season.

Devlin, Carter and Joe Widmyer each had two hits and two RBIs for Goretti. Derrick Herman had three hits.

St. James 11, G'town Day 1

ST. JAMES - Brandon Boger hit a pair of two-run homers to lead the Saints past Georgetown Day in five innings.

John Hartman hit a solo homer and finished with two RBIs for St. James (3-0, 2-0 MAC). Chris Acker hit a two-run homer, while Ian Smith added an RBI-single.

Billy Keyes picked up the win, allowing three hits and fanning 11.

Berkeley Springs 10-5, Petersburg 9-6

PETERSBURG, W.Va. - The Indians won game one with a seventh-inning rally, then gave themselves a chance at a second comeback before falling in game two.

Down 9-7 in the seventh inning of game one, Matt Omps' two-run triple tied the game, and he scored the winning run on a single by John Day. Mark Rockwell got the win in relief after picking off four batters in four innings - the last with runners on first and third with one out in the seventh.

In game two, Berkeley (4-12) led 3-0 before falling behind 6-3. The Indians got two back in the sixth on four singles and had the bases loaded with one out in the seventh but couldn't score.

Brad Close had two hits and scored three runs in game one, and Adam Schetrompf and Day had two hits in game two.

Mercersburg 15, G'town Day 2

Mercersburg 13, Potomac 0

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Tim Laddbush and Heath Vink each fired a two-hitter as Mercersburg Academy won a pair of games.

Laddbush held Georgetown Day to a pair of hits, while Jake Koodrich had two hits and three RBIs for the Blue Storm.

Vink later shut down Potomac, and Koodrich again provided the offense. He hit two home runs, Laddbush hit a grand slam and Jeremy Reilly homered.


Boonsboro 4, Middletown 0

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Amy Michael got her county-best sixth win by hurling a one-hit shutout to lead Boonsboro over Middletown in the MVAL.

The Warriors (7-4, 6-3) snapped a scoreless tie with a three-run fourth inning off Jill Hood. Hood tossed a two-hitter with nine strikeouts for Middletown (2-4, 2-4).

Martinsburg 17, Goretti 0

Amber Hull's grand slam highlighted a 10-run third inning as No. 6 Martinsburg cruised at St. Maria Goretti.

Mara Kafton threw a three-hitter and hit a two-run homer for the Bulldogs (10-4). Kelly Berkley had two of Goretti's three hits.

The Gaels fall to 1-8.

Grace Academy 20, SJPH 7

FREDERICK, Md. - The Trojans hit a school-record five home runs in a big win over St. John's at Prospect Hall.

Winning pitcher Joanna Conner threw a four-hitter for Grace (5-0). She went 4-for-5 with two home runs and six RBIs.

Sarah Conner, Liz Rock and Heather Kendall also homered for the Trojans. Conner went 3-for-3 with three RBIs, while Rock was 3-for-3 with two RBIs.


C. Spring 15-23, South 5-15


Mercersburg 7, Chapel Gate 4

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - James Eads, Pat Koch and John Wesner each had two goals to lead Mercersburg over Chapel Gate.

Adrian Fang recorded 13 saves for Mercersburg (1-3). Chris Blanchard scored three goals for Chapel Gate.


Mercersburg 4, Potomac 3

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