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Thursday's Area Roundup

August 03, 2000

Thursday's Area Roundup



* BLUE RIDGE BASEBALL



Braves, Fayetteville tied, 2-2

The Hagerstown Braves lost the second and third games of the best-of-five Blue Ridge Adult League semifinal series, but came back with a win in game four on Thursday to send the series to a decisive fifth game today at 6 p.m.

Rusty Truett's three-run homer lifted Fayetteville to a 7-3 victory in game two at Fayetteville. Dylan Hetzell had a two-run single and Deron Crawford pitched six innings, allowing three hits and striking out four, for Hagerstown

Fayetteville won game three, 5-4. Zach Swisher and Matt Bragunier went 3-for-3, while Mike Martin had two hits and two RBI for the Braves.

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Crawford, Nate Reeser, Pat Sweeney, John Hearn, Swisher and Hetzel all had two hits and Crawford, Sweeney Hearn and Swisher all had two RBI as the Braves (36-6) won game four, 8-3.

* YOUTH LEAGUES



PONY All-Stars in East Zone tournament

The Hagerstown PONY League All-Stars begin play in the East Zone Tournament today in Woonsocket, R.I.

The Hagerstown 'A' team will play New Bedford, Mass., at 5 p.m.

Hagerstown is now 11-1 in tournament play. The team's leading hitters are Jeremy Everitts (.514), Drew Crawford (.500), Ben Jordan (.421), Andy May (.400) and Josh Mitchell (.365).

The tournament continues through the weekend. The winner advances to the World Series in Washington, Pa.

Sixth Annual Adam Keys Tournament

National 13, South Mountain 11: Sean Mertz and Corey Farris each had three hits for National. Zak Shiffler led South Mountain with two hits.

* ADULT LEAGUES



Hagerstown Church Softball

Maranatha/Virginia Ave. Church of God 15, New Life 14: Bobby Hays led Maranatha with four hits, while John Kennedy had three hits, including a home run. Jason Gladhill, Ray Scadden, Cliff Miles and John Merrbaugh each added three hits, and Bill Green homered.

Pinesburg Softball

Lynn's 27, Farm Family Insurance 17: Troy Churchey, Kevin Kretzer and K.C. Hutzell went 5-for-5, while Brian Toms, Kevin Weddle, Mike Wade all went 4-for-5 for Lynn's. Terry Getdrige added three hits, including a homer.

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