Roundup - Lions clinch MVAL softball crown

May 09, 2000


Bethany Seyler had two hits and Jackie Clinger held South Hagerstown to four hits as Walkersville wrapped up the Monocacy Valley Athletic League title with a 6-2 win over the Rebels at South on Tuesday.

Clinger struck out four and walked two for the Lions (18-3, 16-2).

South trailed 3-2 in the fifth and had the tying run on third base with one out. But Alison Higgs flied out to right field and Kelsi Waltemire was thrown out by Sarah Ramsburg trying to tag up.

Higgs struck out four and walked none in the loss for the Rebels (7-10, 7-10).



Clinger and Paterson. Higgs and Waltemire. WP - Clinger. LP - Higgs (6-8).

Chestnut Ridge 17, McConnellsburg 2

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Kali Byers hit a three-run homer in the first inning, then held McConnellsburg to just four hits as Chestnut Ridge beat the Spartans.


Jamie Strait homered for McConnellsburg (4-12).

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Byers and Bence. Strait and Everretts. WP - Byers. LP - Strait. HR - CR: Byers (1st, two on); M: Strait (5th, none on).

Everett 4, S. Fulton 2

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Three straight extra base hits - a triple and two doubles - gave Everett the go-ahead runs in the seventh inning in a win over the Indians (10-6).

Kelly True had two hits for Southern Fulton.


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Mann and Clark; Golden and Douglas; WP-Mann; LP-Golden (7-6).

Hancock 20, Goretti 4

Bethany Sterner hurled a three-hitter to help Hancock beat St. Maria Goretti.

Lauren Younker had two hits, including a homer, and four RBI for the Panthers. Heather Klinefelter had two hits and five RBI.

Heidi Siirtola had a two-run triple for Goretti.


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Sterner and Moats. Harsh, Divelbliss (2) and Turner. WP - Sterner. LP - Harsh. HR: Hancock - Younker (fourth, two on).

Frederick 12, Gaithersburg 3

FREDERICK, Md. - Joyce Tsikerdanos and Tiffany Mills each had two hits and two RBI as Frederick (14-6) beat Gaithersburg in a non-league game.


Jefferson 10, Musselman 8

INWOOD, W.Va. - Brandon Ballenger hit a three-run homer to tie the game in the third and Sam Walls hit a two-run homer in the fourth to back the five-inning relief effort of Ryan Lipscomb, who picked up his third win in eight games, as Jefferson rallied past Musselman.

For No. 4 Jefferson (23-4), Adam Webb had three hits and two RBI, Jimmy Rhodes had three hits and Ethan Osbourn and Greg Smith had two hits.



Smith, R. Lipscomb (2), Conway (7) and D. Lee, Osbourn (1); Corbin, Hollis (7) and Hudson. WP- Liptzcomb (3-0); LP-Corbin; HR-J:Ballinger (3rd, two on); Walls (4th, one on).

Grace 5, Bishop Walsh 3

Jake Marquis tossed a complete game and hit a home run to lead Grace.

Marquis struck out eight and walked one. He also had two hits for Grace (9-4).

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Chambers and Wagner; Marquis and Perrow; WP-Marquis; LP-Chambers; HR-G: Marquis (1st, none on).

Walkersville 4, South 2

Steve Zeender had a two-run double in the sixth inning to help Walkersville come from behind to beat South Hagerstown in the MVAL.

Danny Fowler had a double and two RBI for South (8-9).

Walkersville finishes the regular season 16-2.



Mullenix, Dreisonstock (6) and Baugess. Keller, Ward (6) and J. Showe, A. Showe (6). WP-Mullenix. LP-Keller (4-3).

Hedgesville 7-3

Berkeley Springs 0-1

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - The No. 8 Eagles got a pair of complete-game wins from Josh Runkles and Tony Smallwood to sweep a doubleheader and win eight straight games.

In Game 1, Runkles struck out five and walked one in a three-hitter and Matt Schoppert was the catalyst for two of the Eagles' big innings. Hedgesville (14-8) led 3-0 after five, then got four in the sixth on RBI singles by Brian Hess, Curt Ashley and J.D. Slough.

In Game 2, Tony Smallwood was perfect through four and got two strikeouts in the seventh after the Indians put the game-winning run at the plate. Nicky Brown's two-run single in the third put the Eagles in front for good. Matt Kesner had two hits for Berkeley Springs (8-18).

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Runkles and Hess. Kesner, Potter (7) and Schetrompf. WP-Runkles (5-0). LP-Kesner.

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Smallwood and Hess. Twigg, Waugh (3) and Schetrompf. WP-Smallwood (6-3). LP-Twigg.


Smithsburg 17

Randallstown 0

RANDALLSTOWN, Md. - Patrick Bergstrom had two goals and eight assists to lead Smithsburg to a win in its final regular-season game.

Mike Dietrich and Danny Faulders each had four goals and an assist for the Leopards, who went 7-4 in their first season as a varsity program. Sean Hunt and Adam Cosden each had two goals, while Justin Bates, Kody Snow and Paul Virden all scored once. Bates also had two assists.

Potomac 24, St. James 6

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