Roundup-Lions need late burst to beat Leopards

May 05, 1999

Smithsburg vs. Walkersvillephoto: RIC DUGAN / staff photographer


SMITHSBURG - Amy Burdette tossed a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts, but No. 2 Walkersville needed four runs in the seventh inning to break a 1-1 tie and defeat Smithsburg 5-1 Tuesday in a Monocacy Valley Athletic League game.

Janet Paterson had two hits and drove in two for Walkersville.

Yuko Tanaka's double in the fourth inning drove in the only run for Smithsburg (3-11, 3-11). Lauren Reed allowed five hits and two walks while striking out six.

S. Fulton 20, Bedford 1

BEDFORD, Pa. - No. 4 Southern Fulton used two big innings - an eight-run third and a 12-run sixth - to defeat Bedford.


Michelle Golden held Bedford to three hits while walking none and striking out six, and went 3-for-4 for Southern Fulton (10-2). Tia Hixon, Missy Mellott, Stephanie Mellott and Heather Smartt each had two hits, and Hixon drove in three runs.

MCA 15-9, Heritage 10-13

Martinsburg Christian and Heritage Academy split a doubleheader, with MCA taking the opener and Heritage rallying in the second game.

Mary Carper hit a two-run homer and had three RBIs to lead MCA in the first game. Amanda Miles had two RBIs and Dana Henson added an RBI for Heritage (2-3).

The Eagles pounded out 12 hits in winning the second game to salvage the split. Sarah Lourdon, Chrissy Ennis, Amanda Miles, Dana Henson and Courtney Johnson all had two hits. Johnson had a triple and two RBIs, while Lourdon and Amanda Miles each drove in one.

Carper hit a solo homer in the first inning for MCA.

Tussey Mountain 15, McConnellsburg 0

MCCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Amanda Rourke tossed a one-hitter with seven strikeouts as Tussey Mountain downed McConnellsburg in four innings.

Kim Runk went 4-for-4 with a grand slam, while Lindsey Black hit a three-run homer for Tussey Mountain (11-1).

Kacie Seville had the only hit - a double - for McConnellsburg.

Clear Spring 8, Jefferson 7

CLEAR SPRING - Megan Simmons' double tied the game in the seventh inning for Clear Spring as they defeated Jefferson. Simmons also scored two runs, and had two RBIs.

Winnning pitcher Melanie Price struck out seven. Jen Mentzer was 2-for-3. For Jefferson, Erica McGraw scored three runs.

Musselman 10, Goretti 0

Pitcher Nina Sprinkle led Musselman (12-7) in a shutout of St. Maria Goretti. Goretti pitcher Hannah Chambers allowed 12 walks for Musselman. Goretti's season record is now 1-13.

FSK 1, Middletown 0

UNION BRIDGE, Md. - FSK pitcher Meredith Carter struck out 10 hitters to lead the Eagles over the Knights. Middletown pitcher Jill Hood struck out 15 in a losing effort.

Berkeley Springs 10, Keyser 2

KEYSER, W.Va. - Pitcher Ashley Waugh led Berkeley Springs with nine strikeouts, no walks, and allowed only three hits.

Megan Zahnow and Karen Johnson each had three hits for Berkeley Springs (12-11).


Jefferson 9, Berkeley Springs 2

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Eric Smoot took a shutout in the seventh and had the first of back-to-back-to-back homers in the fifth for the No. 1 Cougars.

Smoot struck out five in 6 1/3 innings for Jefferson (22-3) to run his record to 5-0. His two-run homer in the fifth was followed by solo shots from Jimmy Rhodes and Mike Molton. Josh Cenate also had two doubles for Jefferson.

Brad Close busted the shutout with a two-run double in the seventh for Berkeley Springs (6-19).

Waynesboro 17, Gettysburg 7

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Matt Hospelhorn had two hits and three RBIs and Josh Downin improved to 5-0 as No. 3 Waynesboro beat Gettysburg in a Mid Penn Commonwealth game.

Jeff Kirkpatrick had three hits and two RBIs, Jason Walck had two hits and two RBIs and Brett Showalter added two hits for the Indians (12-3, 10-0).

Musselman 4, Hampshire 0

INWOOD, W.Va. - Winning pitcher Aaron Mueller (5-1) led No. 6 Musselman to the victory over Hampshire in a complete game shutout. Mueller only gave up two hits, and struckout five with no walks.

Todd Mosby was 3-for-4 with three RBIs for Musselman (15-7) Teammates Brian Bowers, Keith Keller, and Mike Hudson were 2-for-3.

St. James 9, Flint Hill 3

ST. JAMES - Billy Keyes hurled a two-hitter with 15 strikeouts as St. James downed Flint Hill.

Steve Bumby, Brandon Boger and John Hartman each had two hits, Bumby and Ryan Wingerd drove in two runs each and Boger, Hartman and Chris Acker each drove in one for the Saints (5-3, 4-2 MAC).

Maret 5, Mercersburg 4

WASHINGTON - A two-out single by Jay Kohlman in the eighth inning scored the winning run as undefeated Maret downed Mercersburg Academy.

Shooter Starr threw 6 1/3 innings and struck out 10 for Maret (14-0).

Jake Koodrich went 3-for-4 to pace Mercersburg (13-3). Heath Vink pitched a complete game and struck out 11.

Hancock 13, Flintstone 6

FLINTSTONE, Md.- Hancock's Jacob Rhodes had four hits, including three doubles, as he led the victory over Flinstone.

Teammate Paul Norris had three hits and three RBIs, as Sam Higgins had three hits for Hancock (5-12). David Gaither had three RBIs. Derek Davis had three of the seven hits for Flinstone (6-12).


Jefferson 6, Hedgesville 1

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