Williamsport to honor ex-baseball coach

May 06, 2002


WILLIAMSPORT - Williamsport will host "Larry Wadel Day" today before the game against North Hagerstown. Wadel was the head coach for 25 years and his number 4 will be retired at the end of this season.

He retired from coaching at WHS in 1998. He won 265 games at WHS. Williamsport won one MVAL title, won eight region Championships, appeared in three state finals and won one state championship. He was inducted in the Shippensburg Sports Hall of Fame, and in 1999, was inducted into the Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches.

Harry "Buck" Davis will be the "Master of Ceremonies" at 4:30 p.m. Game time is 4:45.

Catoctin 8, Middletown 0

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Senior Chris LeGore struck out seven, walking one and allowing one hit as Catoctin defeated Middletown in an Monocacy Valley Atghetic League game on Saturday.

Jason Johnson had four hits and four RBI while Danny Novak had two hits for Catoctin (9-8, 9-6).


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LeGore and Nesbitt. Brandenburg, Riggs (7) and Riggs, Lewis (7). WP-LeGore (5-1). LP-Brandenburg.

No. 8 Mercersburg wins MAPL

PRINCETON, N.J. - Alex Laddbush pitched a complete-game two hitter, making his solo home run in the second inning stand up Sunday as Mercersburg Academy won its first Mid-Atlantic Prep League tournament title with a 1-0 victory over Hun School in the final.

Laddbush struck out 11 to lead the way for the Blue Storm. He had three hits and five RBI in Mercersburg's 12-2, five-inning victory over Peddie in a semifinal earlier in the day. David Cline and Morgan Flowers had three hits, while Jason Thomas went the whole way, allowing six hits, walking two and striking out four.


Mercersburg 1, Hun School 0

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Garrison and Breen. Laddbush and Englehart. WP - Laddbush (3-2). LP - Garrison. HR - M: Laddbush (2nd, none on).


Mercersburg 12, Peddie 2

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Lohrman, Damm (4), Woodrow (5) and Johnston. Thomas and Laddbush. WP - Thomas (6-1). LP - Lohrman.

No. 5 C'burg 1, C. Valley 0

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Aaron Burke pitched a complete-game, four-hit shutout with four walks and 10 strikeouts, while Ryan Hinkle drove in the game's only run in the second inning with a double for the Trojans on Saturday.

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Andrechik and Funt. Burke and Carter. WP - Burke (4-1). LP - Andrechik.

Delone C. 12, No. 5 C'burg 11

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Delone rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh inning Saturday to derail the Trojans. Drew McGwin hit two homers and Lastilles Riley added another homer for Chambersburg (13-5). All three blasts were solo shots. Brandon Boyd added a bases-loaded triple in an eight-run second inning.

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McKim, Groft (2), Baran (3), Robinson (6) and Jacoby. Cramer, Hinkle (3) and Hedge. WP - Robinson. LP - Hinkle (2-2). HR - C: McGwin 2 (1st, none on; 5th, none on), Riley (6th, none on).


Gish, Spinnler win

WINCHESTER, Va. - Jason Gish, representing the Cumberland Valley Athletic Club, won the 21st Annual Apple Blossom Sun.Com 10k men's division Saturday with a time of 32 minutes, 26 seconds.

Maria Spinnler, also representing the CVAC, is the oldest women to win the race as she claimed her fifth title - most by any woman - with a time of 36:52.

The race, which had more than 850 participants, is a part of the 75th Annual Apple Blossom Parade.

Men - 1. Jason Gish, Hagerstown, 32:26; Women - 1. Maria Spinnler, Hagerstown 36:52; 2. Amy Debor (Age 26, Shepherdstown, W.Va.). Other local runners - 12th (overall) 2nd (Master) Jeff Delauter, Williamsport, 35:53; 16th (overall) 1st (50 and over). Ron Knepper, Waynesboro, Pa., 36:39; 17th (overall) 5th (Masters) Greg Sellers, Boonsboro.

Mason sixth at Big East meet

STORRS, Conn. - Clear Spring High and HCC graduate Tim Mason finished sixth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Big East Championships Saturday at the University of Connecticut.

Mason, a junior at West Virginia University, ran a career-best 9 minutes, 10.59 seconds, good for All-Conference honors.


Sandy Springs 8, St. James 5

ST. JAMES - David Hammond and Matt Marriott each had two goals and John Clark had one for St. James (9-4). Ali Smith had 14 saves for St. James.

M'burg 7, Wyoming Sem. 5

MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Kerron Kalloo and Matt Sicuranza scored two goals to lead the Blue Storm (3-7). Tyler Deaton had a goal and an assist, Colin Wauchope and Andy Gottlieb scored, while Henry Young, Patrick Coyne and Harry Kline had assists. Sam Miller made nine saves.


Wash. Co. Cal Ripken League

Homestyle Laundry 8, Bair Pools 5: Jared Ferguson had three hits and struck out 11 for Homestyle. Tim Cole had two hits for Bair.

Cavetown Planing 14, Total Lube 5: Zane Gardenhour and Dylan Ianaro each had 3 hits for Cavetown. Brock Heiston had two hits for Total Lube.

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