Local roundup - HCC sweeps, has no-hitter

March 11, 2001

Local roundup - HCC sweeps, has no-hitter


Rick Swauger threw a no-hitter in the first game of a doubleheader Sunday for Hagerstown Community College, and Josh Berger capped an offensive onslaught in Game 2 with a three-run homer as the Hawks swept Penn State-Wilkesboro, 1-0 and 21-2.

Swauger struck out nine and walked none in seven innings in the first game, missing a perfect outing by two HCC errors. The Hawks (3-1) scored their only run on Isaac Henry's bases-loaded groundout in the second. It scored Regan Smith, who opened the frame with a single.

In Game 2, HCC scored 10 in the first and eight more in the second in a five-inning rout. Doug Wynkoop had three hits and Brooks Williams had four RBI to lead the offense. Chaz Runk, P.J. Hiser, Justin Warner, Andy Smith and Berger all had two hits and Warner had three RBI.

Game 1




Kapral and Novy. Swauger and R. Smith. WP-Swauger (1-0). LP-Kapral.

Game 2



Condi, Whetstone (1), Eves (2), Kile (4) and Novy. Kirkpatrick, Stewart (4) and Wynkoof, Showe (4). WP-Kirkpatrick (1-0). LP-Condi. HR-H: Josh Berger (4th, two on).

Pembroke 10-10, Shepherd 1-15

PEMBROKE, N.C. - Freshman John Serrano went 5-for-5 with two RBI in the second game of a doubleheader to lead Shepherd College to its first win of the year.

Shepherd (1-5) battled back from an 8-2 deficeit to tie the game with a six-run fourth inning, keyed by two-run singles by Serrano and Mike Spry.

Jimmy Jackson and Zac Couturiaux had two RBI each for Shepherd while Serrano finished with four singles and a double.

Adam Straskulic, Spry and Serrano had two hits each in the opener.

Game 1



Clark and LeStourgeon; Rubin, Merchant (3), Bowers (6) and Serrano. WP - Clark (3-2). LP - Rubin (0-1).

Game 2



Hill, Payton (4), Vergaeghe (6), Niles (7) and Johnson; Spurgeon, Miller (4) and Rhea. WP - Miller (1-1). LP - Payton (0-1),


HCC 2nd in tourney

WALDORF, Md. - Second-seeded Hagerstown Community College advanced to the final of the College of Southern Maryland Tournament, but was shut out in the final by Briarcliff (N.J.), 8-0.

The Hawks (5-1) won their first two games on elimination day, 5-1 over Suffolk West and 12-6 over Frederick. In the victory over Suffolk West, Andrea Cook struck out seven and allowed just four hits for her third win of the year. Kim Twigg and Cory Reed both had two hits and Heather Danley drove in two.

In the second victory over Frederick, the Hawks pounded out 12 hits to advance. Danley had three hits, two RBI and scored four times to lead the way. Twigg, Heidi Moats and Jennifer Beachley had two hits, while Twigg had three RBI and Mary Beth Kennell went 3-for-5.

Game 1

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Hayley and Carrera. Cook and Moats. WP-Cook (3-0). LP-Hayley.

Game 2



Reed and Moats. Khorbaugh and Delsignor. WP-Reed (2-0). LP-Khorbaugh.


Briarcliff (N.J.) 8, HCC 0



Moshen and Loughery. Cook, Reed (3), Moats (5) and Widmyer. WP-Moshen. LP-Cook (3-1).

W.Va. St. 4-0, Shepherd 0-1

INSTITUTE, W.Va. - Shepherd scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to defeat West Virginia State and earn a West Virginia Conference split.

Jill Hood reached base with a two-out bunt single and advanced on a passed ball before Angie Jeffries hit a ball in the hole that the shortstop threw away to plate the run.

Shannon Smiles improved to 3-0 with a four-hitter.

In the opener, the Rams took suffered their first loss of the year by commiting two errors in the sixth. Hood had a no-hitter heading into the inning.

Game 1

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J. Brown and Kessell; Hood and Butts. WP - Brown. LP - Hood (2-1).

Game 2


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WP - Smiles (3-0). LP - Booth.


Frostburg 5, Shepherd 4

at Rawlings, Md.

SIngles - 1. Gene Cutter (F) d. Thomas Bohrnstedt 6-1, 6-1; 2. Mike Farrell (S) d. Terence Killen 6-2, 6-1; 3. Greg Selby (S) d. Jacob Cook 7-6, 6-4; 4. Justin Stephens (F) d. Evan Mocyunas 6-1, 6-1; 5. Jason Lewis (S) d. Chip Boling 7-6, 1-6, 6-3; 6. Adam Kline (S) d. Dave Butler 6-2, 6-1.

Doubles - 1. Cutter-Cook (F) d. Bohrnstedt-Farrell 8-2; 2. Killen-Stephens (F) d. Selby-Lewis 8-5; 3. Boling-Josh Liston (F) d. Kline-Dan App 9-8.

Russ honored

Hagerstown Community College's Brooke Russ was voted to the All-Region XX Tournament team on Sunday.

Russ, a sophomore, scored 34 points in two tournament games.

Meanwhile, HCC's Emily Middlekauff was treated for whiplash and released from the hospital after a scary incident in Saturday's loss to Frederick.

Middlekauff strained her neck after being accidently struck by a teammate's elbow.

Frederick won the Region XX title on Sunday and will advance to next week's NJCAA tournament at HCC.

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