Local Roundup: Hiser homers three times as HCC beats Allegany

April 25, 2001

Local Roundup: Hiser homers three times as HCC beats Allegany


CUMBERLAND, Md. - P.J. Hiser hit three homers, drove in eight runs and got his sixth victory of the season as Hagerstown Community College beat nationally ranked Allegany College 12-8 in the second game of a Maryland JuCo Conference doubleheader on Tuesday.

Allegany won the first game, 16-4.

Hiser went yard in the first, sixth and seventh innings as HCC (21-6, 9-1) rallied with seven runs in the final two innings of the second game. His last two homers both came with two outs in the inning.

Chaz Runk also had two hits and two RBI for HCC, which has now won three times in four tries against Allegany (32-4, 13-3), which is currently ranked No. 12 in the NJCAA Division I poll.

Game 1



Hoffman, Stuart (2), Chernick (4) and Smith, Myers (4). Rakaczewski and Babcock. WP-Rakaczewski. LP-Hoffman (5-2). HR-A: Gozzard (2nd, two on), Kintz (3rd, one on); H: Williams (3rd, none on).


Game 2



Hiser, Butts (6) and Smith. Theisen, Goridy (4), Rakaczewski (6), Fitzgerald (7) and Gozzard. WP-Hiser (6-1). LP-Rakaczewski. S-Butts (7). HR-Hiser 3 (1st, two on; 6th, one on; 7th, two on), Runk (4th, one on); A: Brown (1st, none on), Babcock (2nd, none on).


Gettysburg 8

No. 6 Waynesboro 7

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Emily Hess went 3-for-4 and the Maidens pounded out 16 hits, but stranded 13 runners and lost in the bottom of the seventh when the Warriors busted a tie game.

Sondra Hall hit a solo homer in the fourth and had two hits overall for Waynesboro (8-5, 3-3 Mid Penn Commonwealth). Hannah Hess, Jana Reitz, Erika Besecker, Miley Stymiest and Kelly Carpenter also had two hits for Waynesboro.



Wagaman and E. Hess. Boehne and Thomas. WP-Boehne. LP-Wagaman (7-4). HR-W: Hall (4th, none on).

No. 7 James Buchanan 4

Boiling Springs 2

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - The Rockets avoided early problems, working out of bases-loaded jams in the first and second innings before Samantha Brown broke things open in the fifth inning with a two-run double as JB won in the Mid Penn Colonial.

Winning pitcher Becky Porter went 2-for-3 and Amanda Miller had an RBI single for the Rockets (8-1, 7-1).

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Neitigh and Stum. Porter and Samantha Brown. WP - Porter (8-1). LP - Neitigh. HR - BS: Stum (7th, one on).

Heritage 27, Carroll 22

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Heritage Academy batted around twice in a 16-run fifth inning to rally past Carroll Christian.

Dana Henson had three hits and six RBI, Heather Stamper had three hits and four RBI, Courtney Johnson drove in four runs and Amanda Miles and Sarah Lourden each drove in three for the Eagles (5-2).



Megan Cutchall, Karen Daley (5), Cutchall (5) and Heidi Stamper, Heather Stamper (5). Acosta and Seipp. HR - Wilce (7th, none on).

No. 8 Middletown 18

Boonsboro 2

BOONSBORO - Shannon Sturtz struck out eight as Middletown blew past Boonsboro.

Sturtz helped her cause with four hits and four RBI for the Knights (10-3, 10-1). Megan Enders had four hits and five RBI, while Abby Burtner and Jessica Mentzer added four hits each.

Ashley Hageman led Boonsboro (3-12, 3-10) with two hits and two RBI.



Sturtz and Enders, Metzner (3). Gray and Amezcua. WP - Sturtz (3-1). LP - Gray.

Greencastle 4, Camp Hill 3

CAMP HILL, Pa. - Abby Wesley and winning pitcher Jen Gentile each went 2-for-3 as Greencastle beat Camp Hill in the Mid Penn Colonial.

Amy Miller got an RBI triple and Megan Wertner followed with an RBI single in the deciding two-run sixth inning for Greencastle (6-6, 3-3).


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Gentile and Wertner. Simpson and Mowery. WP - Gentile (3-3). LP - Simpson.

Grace 16, Mountain View 5

Stephanie Anthony hit for the cycle and drove in four runs to lead Grace Academy.

Amanda McKeever tossed a two-hitter with eight strikeouts to get her first win. She helped her cause with three hits and two RBI.

Danielle Sowers and Heather Jones collected three hits and three RBI each, while Laura Browning added two hits and two RBI for Grace Academy (2-3).

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McFarland and Gant. McKeever and Anthony. WP - McKeever (1-0). LP - McFarland. HR - G: Anthony (1st, none on).

FSK 14, Smithsburg 0

SMITHSBURG - Katy Powell doubled as Smithsburg (2-10) lost an MVAL game to Francis Scott Key.



Carter and North; Brooks, Miller (2) and Waldron, Seville (6); WP-Carter. LP-Brooks.

No. 5 Walkersville 10

Williamsport 2

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Janet Paterson had three hits and winning pitcher Bethany Seyler had a triple leading Walkersville to an MVAL win over Williamsport.

Becky Pulaeri had two hits for Williamsport (5-9, 4-8).



Sullivan, Trumpower (7) and Garlitz, Bodnar (7); Seyler and Patterson; WP-Seyler. LP-Sullivan.


Gettysburg 4

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