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No. 7 Blazey score 14 in second-area roundup

April 30, 2002

PREP BASEBALL


WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Clear Spring coach Jim Hutson could only chuckle. For Southern Fulton, though, there was no laughing matter involved on Monday afternoon.

The No. 7 Blazers turned a seemingly harmless two-out, none-on situation in the second inning into a full-blown disaster for the Indians, scoring 14 runs on the way to a 14-2 victory.

"It's unbelievable isn't it," Hutson said. "When the dust cleared, it was pretty much a done deal."

Clear Spring (13-3) batted around twice in the inning in an attempt to warm up a frigid day. Despite their high home-run numbers, the Blazers didn't get a long ball at all.

"Once we had two outs, we hit the ball hard," Hutson said. "They hit some ropes out there. They made a couple of errors, but then we'd hit a rope, get a walk ... the kid couldn't buy an out."

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Gerad Haupt and Kevin Mills both had two hits and four RBI, while Josh Barnhart went -for-2 and drove in two more runs for Clear Spring. Scott Ebersole hit a two-run homer to get Southern Fulton (6-7) on the board.

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Constable and Everitts. True, Divelbiss (2), Eldon (5) and Wilt. WP-Constable (3-0). LP-True (0-2). HR-SF: Ebersole (3rd, one on).

No. 6 Chambersburg 12, Big Spring 4


CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Ryan Hinkle went 3-for-4, drove in two runs and threw a complete game as the Trojans began snapping out of an offensive slump in a Mid Penn Commonwealth win.

Chambersburg scored just seven runs in four losses last week, but pounded out 15 hits and scored in each of its final four at-bats in this one. Aaron Burke also went 3-for-4 with two RBI, while Andy Carter and Mark Olson had two hits each for the Trojans (11-4, 8-1).

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Donovan, Chestnutt (4), Davidson (6) and Darden. Hinkle and Carter. WP-Hinkle (2-1). LP-Donovan.

Middletown 6, South 5


Ryan McQuillen tripled with one out in the top of the seventh and scored on a fielder's choice error to push the Knights back to .500 on the season with an MVAL win.

McQuillen finished 2-for-3 and Chris Anderson had two hits and three RBI for Middletown (7-7, 6-6). Willie Brandenburg had two hits and Pat Fassanella had a two-run single in the Knights' five-run first. David Miner had two hits, including a two-run homer, and Mike Vaverchak had two hits and RBI for South (4-8, 3-7).

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Crawford and Brandenburg. Cote, Miner (6) and Peterson. WP-Crawford (2-3). LP-Miner (1-2). HR-SH: Miner (2nd, one on).

Handley 6, Hedgesville 5


WINCHESTER, Va. - The Eagles used a four-run sixth to help get the game into extra innings, but a disputed two-out double in the bottom of the eighth gave the Judges a victory.

Craig James had two hits and scored the lead run in the eighth for Hedgesville (9-10) before Handley's rally.

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Two outs when winning run scored.

Yurish, Cunningham (4), Hartley (8) and Faircloth. Burns, Wingfield (6) and Caton. WP-Wingfield. LP-Hartley (2-1). HR-Ha: Vertz (1st, two on).

FSK 2, Brunswick 1


BRUNSWICK, Md. - Brian Baugher struck out 10, Danny Baugher doubled and went 2-for-3 for Brunswick (5-11, 4-10). Brian Baugher allowed five hits in eight innings.

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Klein, Swope (5) and Morningstar. B. Baugher and Feldman. WP-Swope. LP-B. Baugher (3-3).

No. 3 Boonsboro 7, North 4


BOONSBORO - Keith Kellinger hit a grand slam in the first inning and had two doubles to lead Boonsboro. Matt Tedrick hit a two-run homer in the first for North (5-11, 5-9), and T.J. Hose had three hits. Josh Mitchell struck out five for Boonsboro (12-2, 10-2).

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Johnson, Breakall (3) and Murray. Mitchell and Himes. WP-Mitchell (4-0). LP-Johnson. HR-North: Tedrick (1st, two on). Boonsboro: Kellinger (1st, three on).

No. 4 Waynesboro 7, West Perry 1


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Waynesboro won its eighth straight, defeating West Perry in a Mid Penn Commonwealth game.

Waynesboro (11-5, 6-3) scored five runs in the sixth inning to put it away. Joey Wetherald and Adam Caron had two-run singles in the fifth. Phill Woodring had three hits and Caron had two.

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Holmes and Dowe. Freelove and Kirkpatrick. WP-Freelove (3-2). LP-Holmes.

Camp Hill 9, No. 2 Greencastle 2


GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Zach Spidel had two hits but Greencastle (13-3, 10-3) lost a Mid Penn Colonial game.

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Allman and Haas. Group, Denkovich (6), Hoffman (6) and Ile. WP-Allman. LP-Group (1-1). HR-CH: Haas (1st, none on).

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No. 3 Catoctin 5 Williamsport 0


WILLIAMSPORT - Nicole Sweeney and Jenny Cregger each had two hits for Catoctin (13-2, 11-1). Jess Valentine had two RBI and Shawna Wilkes struck out 12 against Williamsport (10-7, 9-6).

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Wilks and Valentine. Jollisse and Garlitz. WP-Wilks (11-2). LP-Jollisse.

No. 1 Chambersburg 3, Big Spring 0


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