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Local Roundup - Indians bunt way to upset victory over Everett

May 04, 2001

Local Roundup - Indians bunt way to upset victory over Everett



* PREP SOFTBALL


EVERETT, Pa. - No. 7 Southern Fulton used three bunt singles and a two-run single from Trish Douglas to get four runs in the first inning and hang on for a 4-3 win Thursday over Everett, the top-ranked team in District 5.

The Indians (10-2, 5-2 Sideling Hill League) needed all of them as Everett rallied for three runs of its own in the first, but neither team scored again.

"I thought 'Holy cow,' because they beat us at home and thought this was going to be a high-scoring game," Southern Fulton coach Brown Cutchall said. "But they settled down and we played some good defense."

Running catches in the sixth by left fielder Missy Mellott and center fielder Bethany Mellott saved "at least a couple of doubles," Cutchall said. "Maybe even triples or home runs."

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The win strengthens the Indians' cause as they try to repeat as district champions. They are currently fourth with two weeks to play, but can keep moving up with more wins.

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True and Douglas. Mann and Clarke. WP-True (6-2). LP-Mann.

No. 1 Chambersburg 3 Cumberland Valley 0

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - Steph VanBrakle threw a no-hitter, allowing one walk while facing only 22 batters for the Trojans.

VanBrakle added a two-run home run in the fifth inning for Chambersburg (14-0, 10-0 Mid Penn Commonwealth).

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VanBrakle and Stouffer. Hassler and Scotti. WP - VanBrakle. LP - Hassler. HR - C: VanBrakle (5th, 1 on).

No. 2 Martinsburg 11 Clear Spring 1

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Seniors Christee Anderson struck out 11, and fellow seniors Lawren Scales and Jennifer Canby both had strong games on Senior Night at Charlotte Prather Park.

Scales went 2-for-4 with two RBI in her 110th straight start and Canby was a homer short of the cycle with two RBI for Martinsburg (15-6, 8-1 Apple Valley League). Michelle Scales also went 2-for-3 for three RBI. Clear Spring falls to 11-7, 6-5.

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Yeakle, Price (6) and Mowen. Anderson and Slaughter. WP-Anderson (7-3). LP-Yeakle (5-4).

No. 6 Middletown 14 Williamsport 2

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Katrina Carter, Joanna Kline and Meghan Enders had two hits for Middletown.

Abby Burtner ended the game with a three-run home run and finished with six RBI for the Knights (13-4, 13-2 MVAL).

Williamsport is 6-11, 5-10.

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Trumpower and Taylor. Sturtz and Enders, Metzner (6). WP - Sturtz (4-1). LP - Trumpower. HR - M: Burtner (6th, two on).

No. 10 JB 4, Northern 3

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Becky Porter pitched a nine-inning complete game, allowing four hits, and had the game-winning RBI single for the Rockets (12-3, 11-3 Mid Penn Colonial). Porter finished 5-for-5 with three RBI.

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Wicker and Rhoads. Porter and Brown. WP - Porter (11-3). LP - Wicker.

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Steph Anthony and Michelle Sowers both went 5-for-6 and drove in two runs as the Knights picked up the win. Rachel Perrott, Danielle Sowers and Stephanie Horchner had four hits, and Amanda McKeever and Laura Browning added three hits each for Grace (3-7).

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Poffenberger, McKeever (4) and Perrow. Bockrath and Donoghue. WP-McKeever. LP-Bockrath.

Chestnut Ridge 15 McConnellsburg 0

FISHERTOWN, Pa. - Darcy Everetts, the Tri-State's leading hitter, ruined the no-hit bit of Kaci Byers in the top of the fourth as the Spartans (1-12) fell on the road.

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Everetts and Skiles. Byers and Nugent. WP-Byers. LP-Everetts.

* PREP BASEBALL


No. 4 Jefferson 6 No. 2 Martinsburg 1

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Ryan Lipscomb struck out 12 and allowed no earned runs in a three-hitter as the Cougars exacted revenge at Sager Field for an earlier loss to the Bulldogs.

Brandon Conway's two-run homer in the first was all Jefferson (24-4-1) would need in Lipscomb's eighth win of the year, but the Cougars got three more in the second behind Justin Dailey's solo homer and a bases-loaded double from Chris Brooks.

Lipscomb capped the scoring with an RBI single in the sixth as Jefferson took a one-game lead in the loss column over Martinsburg (14-7) for the top seed in the sectional tournament in two weeks.

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Bartley, Yurish (4) and Twigg. R. Lipscomb and D. Lee. WP-R. Lipscomb (8-1). LP-Bartley (3-1). HR-J: Conway (1st, one on), Dailey (3rd, none on).

No. 3 Chambersburg 10 Cumberland Valley 0

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - Bobby Kramer, Adam Witter, Andy Stottlemyer and John Carter each had two RBI for the Trojans (13-4, 10-0), who clinched the Mid Penn Commonwealth title.

Irvin Sleighter pitched a complete game with five strikeouts and no walks.

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Sleighter and Witter, Carter (5). Hayes, Yost (3) and Funt. WP - Sleighter (2-1). LP - Hayes.

Hancock 5, No. 8 C. Spring 1

HANCOCK - Doug Steiner pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts and three walks as Hancock stunned Clear Spring.

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