Local from Sunday - Stuhler wins at Hagerstown Speedway

March 19, 2000


After a week off because of rain, competition resumed at Hagerstown Speedway Sunday with threeracers, including two from Hagerstown, claiming their first wins of the season.

Hagerstown's Mike Warrenfeltz won the 15-lap Pure Stock. He started in the fifth spot and took the lead on the 12th lap.

Art Jerin of Hagerstown won the 10-lap 4-cylinder Pure Stock starting in the fifth position and taking the lead on the seventh lap.


Gary Stuhler of Greencastle, Pa. won the 25-lap Late Model feature, going wire-to-wire.

Marvin Winters of Mercersburg, Pa. went wire-to-wire in winning his second race of the year, the 20-lap Late Model Sportsman feature.

Sunday's Results

Late Model 25-laps - 1. Gary Stuhler, 2. Roy Deese Jr., 3, Andy Fries, 4. Charlie Schaffer, 5. DJ Myers, 6. Jeremy Miller, 7. Rick Workman, 8. CS Fitzgerald, 9, Jeff Robinson, 10. Frankie Plesinger.

(Heat winners - Schaffer, Miller, Robinson).

Late Model Sportsman 20 laps - 1. Marvin Winters, 2. Wayne Walls Jr., 3. Devin Friese, 4. Paul Crowl, 5. Richard Clipp, 6. Darryl Burkholder, 8. George Farlling, 9. Bob Friese, 10. David Bennett.

(Heat winners - Clipp, Walls Jr.)

Pure Stock 15-laps - Mike Warrenfeltz.

4-cylinder 10-lap - Art Jerin.


Shepherd sweeps

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Shepherd College swept its home-opening doubleheader Sunday, defeating Oswego State 8-7 in the first game and 6-1 in the second game at Fairfax Field.

After twice battling back from deficits, including 4-0 in the first inning, Shepherd won the first game with a run in the seventh on Chris Matthias' RBI single.

Reliever Jason Walter, who had two saves Saturday, picked up the win.

In game two, Matthias had a solo homer and Mike Spry had three RBIs, including a two-run double.

Mike Rubin (1-0) and Ty Hart combined on the two-hitter for Shepherd (5-4).

Forstburg wins tourney

MURFREESBORO, N.C. - Frostburg State College defeated Newport News Apprentice 7-4 in the championship game of the Chowan College Invitational on Sunday.

Frostburg's Jason McCain was named the tournament's MVP. Named to the All-Tournament team from Frostburg (5-7) were Jim Dillon, Dave Sanchez and Will Sigafose.

HCC swept

WHITEVILLE, N.C. - Hagerstown Community College opened its season with 8-5, 8-0 losses to Southwestern Community College.

P.J. Hiser and Chris Smith had two-run homers and Smith, Tony West and Doug Wynkoop had two hits apiece for HCC, which plays SCC in another doubleheader today at 1.

Mount splits

EMMITSBURG, Md. - Mount St. Mary's got a complete game two-hitter from freshman Brian Santo to win the first game of a doubleheader from Buffalo at Golibart Field, 6-1. The Bulls came back to win game two by an 8-4 count.


CVAC wins marathon

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Cumberland Valley Athletic Club won the team title at the 28th annual Shamrock Marathon on Saturday.

The top three runners from each team counted toward the team competition. Eric Shafer (fourth), Mohammed Khayr (fifth) and Merrill Hausensluck (14th) combined for a time of 7 hours, 25.45 minutes for CVAC. Shafer (2:24.04) ran a personal best.

Greg Sellers, Boonsboro, finished 20th overal and third in the Masters division with a personal best (2:42.07).

All runners with a 2:20 time or better qualified for the Olympic Trials in Pittsburgh, Pa. on May 7.

Also, the CVAC men finished second in the 8-kilometer competition. Aaron Price (25:26) was 17th.

Maria Spinnler finished fourth in the women's 8k in 29:15.


Mount wins

EMMITSBURG, Md. - Sophomore Amy Harris scored four goals to lead Mount St. Mary's to a wild 13-12 victory over Denver Sunday.

Ashley Rusk had three goals and two assists as the Mount (1-4) posted its first win of the season.

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