Local Roundup - Braves win Frye tournament

September 05, 2000

Local Roundup - Braves win Frye tournament

BRUNSWICK, Md. - The Hagerstown Braves defeated Digital Wireless of Belaire, Md., 13-6 to win the third annual Grover Frye Memorial Tournament.

Hagerstown swept through through the three-day tournament with a 5-0 record and taking four of the eight possible individual awards.

The Braves outdistanced a 16-team, double-elimination field featuring teams from the mid-Atlantic Region from Atlantic City, N.J. to Richmond, Va.

Pat Sweeney was named the tournament's most valuable player after hitting .796 for the two-day tournament which was played in Frederick and Washington Counties.

Other award winners were: Mike Martin was named Most Outstanding Offensive Performer, Nate Reeser won the Most Outstanding Young Player award and Danny Cunningham was awarded the Most Outstanding Manager honor.

Hagerstown finishes the season with a 48-6 record.

The Braves used a six-run first inning to get the upper hand in the final game.

Reeser pitched the complete-game victory, striking out 15 while scattering 10 hits. Sweeney was 4-for-5 with an RBI while Martin went 3-for-5, including a two-run home run and a double.


Danny Fowler had two hits and three RBI while Kevin Crawford and P.J. Heiser each had two hits and two RBI.


Smith wins WVC weekly honor

PRINCETON, W.Va. - Shepherd College tailback Dalevon Smith made his first start for the Rams on Saturday. And like his predecessor, he notched WVC offensive player of the week honors for the first week of the season on Monday.

Smith, a senior junior college transfer from Beaverton, Ore., filled the large shoes of Shepherd's all-time leading rusher Damian Beane by rushing for 224 yards and two touchdowns in 27 carries to help lift the Rams to a 28-13 over Shippensburg.

Smith scored on runs of 94 and 32 yards in the second half and also caught one pass for 11 yards.


Northwood 6, Shepherd 0

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Michelle Hunt and Margaret Humiecki scored two goals each to lift Northwood Universary over Shepherd College.

Katie Sills had two assists and Humiecki also had an assist for Northwood (3-1). Shepherd fell to 0-4 for the season.


Myers wins McBee Memorial

After a rain delay and two red flags, D.J. Myers outlasted the long waits for a victory in Saturday's to win his first race in the Ronnie McBee Memorial at Hagerstown Speedway.

The Greencastle, Pa., driver came out of the fourth turn on the final lap to pass Andy Anderson and win late model event.

Roy Deese battled through on the final lap to win the $8,000 ITSI late model track chamionship, beating Nathan Durboraw.

Marvin Winters won for the 11th time in the last 14 races to win the Hoosier 20-lap late model sportsman feature to win the 2000 track championship. Eugene Conley of Hanover, Pa., won his second vctory of the season in the 15-lap Ernie's Salvage yard pure stock feature while Dave Rice Jr. won the division's track championship.

Sean Dawson of Stephenson, Va., won the 10-lap Frederick Performance Parts 4-cylinder pure stock main event. while Mike Kershner won the track championship.

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