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Roundup - Indians win in marathon game

May 09, 2001

Roundup - Indians win in marathon game



* PREP BASEBALL


NEWVILLE, Pa. - Phil Woodring's RBI single in the top of the 14th inning on Tuesday afternoon brought in the game-winning run as No. 7 Waynesboro finished off a 11-9 victory over Big Spring that was a month in the making.

The two teams resumed a 9-9 game in the top of the ninth from a game suspended by darkness on April 2. Between now and then, the Indians (12-6, 7-4 Mid Penn Commonwealth) played another 14-inning game - all in one day against Chambersburg on April 18.

"This is the longest game I've ever been in," Waynesboro coach Greg Chandler said with a laugh. "Tell me about it. This has been a crazy year. ... But the big thing is we won this one."

With one out in the 14th, Brian Kirkpatrick walked and was replaced by courtesy runner Wes Lynn, who stole second. Rusty Lynn walked, and then after a strikeout, Woodring singled in a run for the lead and Adam Caron followed with an RBI double for insurance.

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It added up to a win for A.J. Freelove, who allowed just three hits in 7 2/3 innings. Woodring finished 4-6 with 5 RBI and Caron, Rusty Lynn and Eli Rock all had two hits for Waynesboro. It can clinch second in the division with a win vs. Gettysburg today.

"From where we were (when this game was suspended) and where we're at," Chandler said. "we've come a long way."

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Devlin, Thompson (2), Downin (5), Freelove (6) and Kirkpatrick. Rickenbaugh, Graver (4), Kelley (5), Barrick (6) and Leonard, Millar (9). WP-Freelove (5-1). LP-Barrick.

No. 2 Jefferson 11

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Matt Noll went 3-for-3 with a double and four RBI as the Cougars clinched the top seed in the Region II Section 1 tournament starting on Friday.

Sam Walls struck out four in five innings and also knocked in a run for Jefferson (28-5-1). Brad Webb also had two hits and an RBI for Jefferson, which opens against the No. 4-seeded Applemen (17-12-1) at 7 Friday night at Sager Field.

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Levie, Bozzi (3), Kees (4) and Weatherholtz, Miller (4). Walls and Noll. WP-Walls (6-2). LP-Levie (1-4).

No. 6 Brunswick 7, Catoctin 4

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Kevin Goode just missed hitting his sixth home run in nine days, settling for an RBI double for the MVAL champion Railroaders.

Wayne Toms had three hits, while Chris Baugher, Joe Rusenko and Joe Secoges had two hits for Brunswick (17-3, 16-2).

Chad Wolfe had three hits and Dan Novak had two for Catoctin.

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Eikor, Novak (6) and Nesbitt. Webber and Baugher. WP - Webber (5-1).

No. 10 Clear Spring 4, Grace 0

Clear Spring coach Jim Hutson said he's happy that sophomore pitcher Adam Mills just doesn't rely on his fastball.

Mills (8-2), at 5-foot-11 and 180 pounds, sometimes dominates as a power pitcher but used his breaking ball to no-hit Grace Academy at the Hagerstown Colt League field.

"(Mills) is an athlete with some muscle, but he's got some room to grow,'' Hutson said. "(Mills) didn't overpower them (Tuesday). He was using his curve a lot and getting them to miss for third strike.''

Mills struck out seven, allowed four flyouts and got 10 outs on the ground, including a double play in the second inning that eliminated Grace's lone baserunner, who reached via a walk.

Hutson said Clear Spring's defense made several plays to back the no-hitter.

"You have to get those kinds of plays to get a no-hitter,'' Hutson said.

Gerad Haupt hit a solo home run and Regis Line had two hits and two RBI for the Blazers (13-6).

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Mills and Line. Marquis and Carver. WP - Mills, 8-2. LP - Marquis. HR - CS: Haupt (7th, none on).

North 14, Smithsburg 6

Bobby Long had three hits and five RBI, including a three-run homer in the first, as the Hubs got plenty of offense early for an MVAL win.

Tanner Cross and Matt Bellon both had two hits and two RBI each for North (11-8, 9-8), while Tim Hawkins, Sam Watters and Keller Poffenberger all had two hits. Gerry Spessard had three hits and Jesse Serig had two hits for Smithsburg (1-16, 1-16).

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Vierra, Mills (5) and Gouff. Poffenberger, Watters (4), Schildt (7) and Long. WP-Watters (2-0). LP-Vierra (0-3). HR-N: Long (1st, two on).

Hedgesville 19-5

Berkeley Springs 2-6

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Josh Runkles had three hits and six RBI as Hedgesville won Game 1. G.W. Kilmer had three hits and two RBI and Mike Fiorita had two hits for Hedgesville.

Andy Omps had two hits for Berkeley Springs in Game 1.

Brian McClintock had two hits, including a two-run single in the seventh inning as Berkeley Springs won Game 2. Mike Swink also had two hits for the Indians.

Nicky Brown had three hits and Kilmer and John Dunham had two hits in a Senior Night game for Hedgesville (11-15).

Game 1

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Mason, Stotler (1), Fischer (3) and Schetrompf, Mills (5). Bowman and Weaver, Bartgis (4). WP - Bowman, 1-0. LP - Mason.

Game 2

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