Shepherd splits (local roundup from Tuesday)

May 02, 2000


BLUEFIELD, W.Va. - Shepherd split a doubleheader with Bluefield State on Tuesday winning the first game 14-4 before falling in the second game 5-1 in WVIAC baseball action.

Mike Spry belted a pair of home runs to lead the Rams in game one. Jeremy Hancock and Chris Matthias added two hits each.

Preston Miller got the win, while Arnold Mollette took the loss.

Bluefield pitcher Jason Houck scattered five hits in the nightcap to pick up the win. Brad Runkles suffered the loss for the Rams.


Kevin Kendro led the Rams in game twowith two hits.

Shepherd ends the year with a 19-22 record, including a 7-12 mark in the WVIAC.


Middletown 3, FSK 2

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Chad Keller tossed a four-hitter and scored the game-winning run as Middletown notched an MVAL win over Francis Scott Key.

With the game tied at 2-2, Keller led off the bottom of the sixth with a double. He advanced to third on a passed ball and, with two outs, scored on Chris Rhoades' single.

Keller (2-2) struck out two and walked one and Darin Gordan had two hits for Middletown (8-5).



Bordner and Maloney; Keller and Brandonberg; WP- Keller (2-2). LP - Bordner.

Musselman 14, Bishop Walsh 2

CUMBERLAND, Md. - Mike Hudson went 2-for-4, including a grand slam, and five RBI, Todd Mosby went 4-for-4 with three RBI, Mike Weatherholtz went 3-for-3, including a two-run homer, and five RBI and Wes Kees went 2-for-2 for Musselman (14-7).


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Collis and Hudson, Weatherholtz (4); Barmoy and Miller; WP-Collis (4-3); LP-Barmoy. HR-M: Weatherholtz (3rd, one on), Hudson (4th, three on).

Maret 4, St. James 3

WASHINGTON D.C. - Sid Huguenin had St. James' only hit, an RBI double in the sixth inning, as the Saints (3-6) fell to Maret.

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Keyes and Wingert, Bust (3). Heller, Diepch (6) and Kohlman. WP - Diepch. LP - Keyes (1-3).

Broadfording 7, CVCS 6

CUMBERLAND - Broadfording powered up in the sixth inning with two home runs and held off Cumberland Valley in a Mason-Dixon Christian Conference win.

Jonathan Bakner clubbed a three-run shot and Nathan Jordan slugged a two-run homer in the decisive inning. Dan Snyder was 2-for-3 for the Lions (6-1, 5-1 MDCC).



Jordan, Bishop (5), Hirsch (7) and Koontz. John, Sollenberger (5) and Gunnell. WP-Bishop (1-1). LP-John. HR-B: Jordan (6th, one on), Bakner (6th, two on); C: Gunnell (4th, none on), Beam (5th, one on).

Jefferson 12, B. Springs 0

JEFFERSON, W.Va. - Brad Webb lost a no-hit bid with two outs in the fifth, finishing with eight strike outs and one walk, to lead Jefferson (18-2) over Berkeley Springs.

Craig Smith had three hits for the Cougars and Chris Brooks and Denny Hartlove each added two hits.

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Waugh, Rockwell (2) ans Schetrompf. Webb and Osborne, D. Lee (4). WP - Webb (1-0). LP - Waugh.


In Monday's game in which Clear Spring defeated Southern Fulton 11-0, Chris Hoffman homered.

Walkersville 4, Smithsburg 0

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Pat Calloway had two doubles for Walkersville.



Feltz and Wiech. Auch and Cardy. WP - Auch. LP - Feltz (0-5).

Goretti 4, Grace 1

Ted Brashears struck out nine and hit a double while Cabby Everly had two hits for Goretti (9-6).



Koontz and Perron. Brashears and Everly. WP - Brashears (3-2). LP - Koontz.


S. Fulton 5, Tussey Mountain 4

Michelle Golden struck out a season-high 12 batters, walked one and helped Southern Fulton hand Tussey Mountain its first loss of the year.

Heather Smartt had two hits for Southern Fulton (8-5). Golden (7-5) walked one.

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Golden and Douglas; Rourke and Myket; WP-Golden (7-5); LP-Rourke.

McConnellsburg 6, Everett 5

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Jamie Strait doubled home Tiffany Sipes in the eighth inning as McConnellsburg avenged an 11-1 earlier loss to Everett. In addition to being the winning pitcher, Strait went 4-for-5 with three doubles.

Nicki Potts, Darcy Everitts, and Hayley Sipes each added two hits.

McConnellsburg turned three double plays in the game.



Mann and Clark. Strait and Everitts. WP - Strait. LP - Mann.

Middletown 11, FSK 2

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Shannon Sturtz had three hits as Middletown cruised by Francis Scott Key in MVAL action.

Emily Enders homered for the Knights (13-3, 12-2) and Kelly Mogard, Joanna Kline and Laura Sigler each had two hits.



Wilder, Townes (5) and Townes, Johnson (5). Pilarcik, Riner (6) and Enders. HR - M: Enders (5th, one on).

Clear Spring 9-11, Jefferson 1-6

CLEAR SPRING - Stacey Yeakle had eight strikeouts and went 2-for-2, Jen Mentzer had three hits and two RBI for Clear Spring in the first game.

Teri Swope, Kari Mowen and Jamie Poffenberger each had two hits and two RBI for Clear Spring (7-8).

Game one


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