Roundup-'Roaders win MVAL

Goode sets HR mark

May 09, 2000


SMITHSBURG - The Brunswick baseball team came into its game against Smithsburg Monday with one goal: To win the MVAL title.

Brunswick senior Kevin Goode came into the game with his own goal: To break the Maryland career home run record.

After banging out 15 hits, including 10 of the extra-base variety, the Railroaders achieved their goal, rolling to a 14-4 victory over the Leopards.

As for Goode, he belted his 22nd career home run in the third inning, breaking the record set last year by Boonsboro's Keith Herbert. Goode, a junior, also holds the state record for single-season homers. He hit 13 last year.


But Goode wasn't the only Railroader to go deep Monday. Brunswick had six homers on the day. Chris Hill began the longball assault with a three-run shot in the second inning, and Brad Gaither followed up in the same inning with a two-run homer.

Goode, Chris Baugher and Alan Webber all homered in the third and Matt Lastner finished off the home run derby with a solo home run in the fourth.

"The ball just seemed to carry well today," Brunswick coach Roger Dawson said. "My kids hit respectable fly balls that just seemed to carry out of the park."

Lastner and Webber each added a double to their homeruns. Goode ended the day with two hits, and Justin Wilt doubled twice for Brunswick (17-1).

Tommy Warrenfeltz had three hits and Darrell Clopper had two for Smithsburg. One of Clopper's hits was a two-run homer.



Hill, Conner (4), Maught (5) and Baugher, Bush (4). Warrenfeltz, Smith (3), and Dick. WP - Conner. LP - Warrenfeltz. HR - B: Hill (2nd, two on), Gaither (2nd one on), Goode (3rd, one on), Baugher (3rd, none on), Webber (3rd, two on), Lastner (6th, none on). S: Clopper (3rd, one on).

J. Buchanan 11, Steel-High 2

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Matt Piper fired a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts and Josh Ebersole hit for the cycle to lead James Buchanan to a Mid Penn Colonial win over Steel-High.

Ebersole had three RBI and scored three runs for the Rockets (10-7, 7-6). Piper helped his cause by going 4-for-4 with two doubles and a triple. He scored four runs and drove in two.

Justin Ayers had two hits and Matt McKenzie drove in three runs with a pair of triples for the winners.


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Wise and Zema. M. Piper and McNulty. WP - M. Piper (3-1). LP - Wise. HR - JB: Ebersole (6th, one on).

St. James 12, Hancock 6

ST. JAMES - Billy Keyes led St. James with both his arm and his bat.

Keyes pitched a complete game, striking out 15 and allowing only three hits, and went 3-for-3 with a two-run homer and four RBI for the Saints (5-6).

Ryan Wingerd, Sid Huguenin and Ian Smith all had two hits for St. James.

Paul Norris led Hancock with two of his team's three hits.


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Stiner and Dobranski. Keyes and Hugenin. WP - Keyes (2-3). LP - Stiner. HR - SJ: Keyes (1st, none on).

Waynesboro 9, Gettysburg 4

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Brian Kirkpatrick had two hits, including a solo home run, to lead the No. 6 Indians to a Mid Penn Commonwealth win over Gettysburg.

Ben Leonard, Jason Walck and Matt Hospelhorn each had two hits for Waynesboro (12-5, 8-5). Matt Lowans picked up his sixth win of the season.



Snell, Rebert (3), Perone (6) and Ulrich. Lowans, J. Kirkpatrick (6), Carroll, (7) and B. Kirkpatrick. WP-Lowans (6-2). LP-Snell. HR - W: B. Kirkpatrick (5th, none on).

Clear Spring 12, S. Fulton 2

CLEAR SPRING - Gerad Haupt hit a grand slam and finished with three hits, three runs, and five RBI to lead Clear Spring (12-5) to victory.

Justin Michael went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and Josh Keyton and Chris Everitts added two hits for the Blazers.

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Trail, Ward (5) and Swope. Mills and Myers. WP - Mills (6-1). LP - Trail. HR - C: Haupt (4th, three on).

Boonsboro 9, Catoctin 5

THURMONT, Md. - Boonsboro had a four-run sixth inning to pull away from Catoctin in the MVAL.

Kevin Roy, who had two hits, delivered a two-out, two-run single to break a 5-5 tie. Preston Semler followed with a two-run homer for the Warriors (4-13).

Justin Malott had three hits, including a double, and scored four runs, while John Quail had two hits and two RBI. Quail was also at the plate when Catoctin dropped a fly ball, allowing two runs to score, in the fourth inning.

Wayne Kerns homered, while B.J. Schildt and Steve Smith each had two hits for Catoctin.



Miller, N. Kaetzel (5) and Bussard. Lagole, Eyler (5) and Schildt. WP - Kaetzel (1-0). LP - Eyler. HR - B: Semler (6th, one on); C: Kerns (4th, none on).

Walkersville 12, Middletown 9

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Alex Cardy went 4-for-5 with four RBI as Walkersville defeated Middletown in an MVAL shootout.

Alex Dub went 4-for-4 with three RBI and a double for the Lions (15-2). Derek Krantz, Lane Strobel and Pat Calloway each added two hits and Steve Zeender homered.

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