Roundup-South's Hiser rises to occasion against Middletown

May 01, 1999


P.J. Hiser hit two homers and drove in three runs to lead South Hagerstown to a 13-9 win over Middletown in a Monocacy Valley Athletic League game Saturday morning at South.

Hiser smacked a two-run homer in the first, then followed with a solo shot an inning later.

Winning pitcher Mike Squibb (2-2) helped his cause with three hits and two RBIs. Chris Henson and John Schnebly added two hits each for the Rebels (9-6, 8-5).

Scott Crawford and Joe Beard had two hits apiece for the Knights (6-9, 5-8). Crawford drove in four runs.

Chambersburg 9, Martinsburg Central 4

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The No. 2 Trojans blasted four home runs and used four-run first and sixth innings to take a non-conference win.


Andy Dangler had a three-run homer in the first, and Travis Arnsparger and Scott Folmar homered in the sixth for Chambersburg (13-2), which blew open a 5-4 game in its final at-bat. Adam Witter also had a solo homer in the fifth for Chambersburg.

Logan Caldwell got the win and John Huntoon got the save, getting a strikeout with two outs and the bases loaded in the sixth to end Central's final rally.

Mercersburg 12, Goretti 5

Brent Curtin tossed a four-hitter with eight strikeouts in seven innings and collected two hits and four RBIs, including a three-run homer in the seventh inning over the center field wall at Municipal Stadium, to help Mercersburg Academy defeat St. Maria Goretti.

David Cline delivered three hits, while Jeremy Reilly and Heath Vink had two hits each for Mercersburg (12-2).

Trey Cobb scored two runs for St. Maria Goretti (12-4).

Grace 20, MCA 4

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Mark Koontz blasted two home runs and finished with three hits and six RBIs as Grace Academy downed Martinsburg Christian Academy in five innings on Friday.

Caleb Hill added a three-run homer, while Josh Smith and Jason Kendall had two doubles apiece for Grace (9-2).

Brian Kelvington tripled for Martinsburg Christian.

Martinsburg 8-12, Preston 3-5

KINGWOOD, W.Va. - Martinsburg scored five runs in the seventh inning of game one to win, then busted open game two with a six-run second to sweep a doubleheader Friday.

In game one, Martinsburg (6-10) wrapped five hits around a sacrifice fly in the top of the seventh to plate five runs and make a winner out of James Painter. He struck out 12, including the side with the bases loaded in the third.

In game two, Brian Cummings doubled in the first run of the second inning for the Bulldogs, who then put together five straight hits - highlighted by Mike Quinn's two-run double - to get their other five runs of the inning.

C.J. Gainey finished with five hits on the day and Painter had four. Kevin Clark and Britt Sherman had two hits each in game one. Cummings had three hits and winning pitcher Warren Brown had two hits in game two. Both had three RBIs.


South 10-6, Boonsboro 2-8


Middletown 5, South 3

Jill Hood allowed four hits and four walks while striking out 11 as Middletown defeated South Hagerstown in an MVAL game at South.

Krissy Mayton had three hits, including a triple, while Kelly Mogard added two hits for the Knights (9-6, 8-5).

Alison Higgs struck out nine and walked only one in the loss for South (6-9, 4-9). Emily Middlekauff added two hits.

JB 10, Camp Hill 2

CAMP HILL, Pa. - Becky Porter backed up Thursday's no-hitter with a 12-strikeout performance and hit a three-run homer in the fifth inning Friday as the Rockets won their fourth straight.

Jenna Swailes also had three hits and two RBIs for JB (5-8, 3-5 Mid Penn Colonial).

Walkersville 3, Boonsboro 0

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Amy Burdette threw her second perfect game of the season Thursday, and the No. 2 Lions swept the season series against the Warriors.

Burdette struck out 10 in her sixth no-hit outing of the spring for Walkersville (17-0, 14-0 MVAL). Janet Paterson provided the offensive support with two hits. Boonsboro (6-11, 5-9), which lost its sixth straight, managed one hit in two games against Burdette this year.


Clear Spring 9-15

Smithsburg 4-7


Smithsburg 7, Loudoun 1 6

SMITHSBURG - Emily Small scored her second goal with two minutes to play to lead Smithsburg to a win over Loudoun 1 - the first victory for the first-year program.

Amy Metz scored three goals, while Christine Walters and Amanda Provo each scored once for Smithsburg (1-8). Stephanie Crunkleton had five saves.


St. Andrews 8, Mercersburg Academy 6

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - James Eads scored three goals and Ian Wauchup had two goals in Mercersburg's loss to St. Andrews.

Mercersburg falls to 3-5.

Key 6, St. James 5

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Mark Greenfield scored game-winning goal in second overtime period to help Key squeeze by St. James.

St. James goalkeeper Mike Litman made 26 saves. Willie Cutler had three goals, while Mike Shobe added two for the Saints (6-2).


Chambersburg 6, Mercersburg Academy 0

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Anne Kangstra scored two goals to help Chambersburg (8-6) blank Mercersburg Academy (3-3-1).


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