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Thursday's Local Roundup - Maidens lose glove, game in eighth

May 24, 2002

PREP SOFTBALL


YORK, Pa. - Waynesboro pushed undefeated Southwestern to the limit in the second round of the Pa. Class AAA District 3 tournament, but came a split second short, falling 1-0 in eight innings.

Amanda Joewitt hit a bases-loaded liner that knocked off the glove of pitcher Holly Wagaman. It turned out to be just enough time to score the winning run and eliminate the Maidens.

Southwestern (23-0) put runners on second and third to open the eighth and attempted the plate the winning run with a safety squeeze bunt. Waynesboro fielded the ball and allowed the hitter to reach first and load the bases.

Joewitt's liner sent Wagaman scrambling to find the ball around the mound. She recovered and threw home for the force, but was an instant late.

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"We did everything right setting up the force," Waynesboro coach Doug Stuart said. "She catches the ball and its a double play. She tried so hard, but it was a bang-bang play."

Wagaman finished with four strikeouts for Waynesboro (16-8). The Maidens, who managed three hits, mounted a threat in the fifth but it ended with an inning-ending double play.

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Wagaman and Hess; Myers and Tracy. WP - Myers. LP - Wagaman.

PREP BASEBALL


Jefferson 7, Fairmont Sr. 6

ROMNEY, W.Va. - Brian McLaughlin's two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning drove in the tying and go-ahead runs for Jefferson muscled its way to its sixth straight Region II championship and a trip to the state tournament next week.

Sam Walls hit a three-run home run in the fourth, and also pitched two innings of no-hit ball in relief, striking out three. Denny Hartlove, Donell Lee, Brian Peterson and McLaughlin each had two hits for Jefferson (32-8).

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Lind, Beerbower(5) and Angeline. Osborne, Holmes(3), Walls (6) and Noll. WP-Walls (4-0). LP-Beerbower. HR-J: Walls (4th, two on).

YOUTH LEAGUES


PONY League

Goodwill 8, UAW 5: Winning pitcher Kent Worthington stuck out 11 and had three hits to lead Goodwill. Ryan Chaney added three hits and Ryan Wilson had two hits. Ryan Lee had three hits and Tyler Beard added two for UAW while Kevin Tyler homered.

Eagles 4, F&M 3: Philip Jordan struck out 15, while A.J. Roberts hit a home run for Eagles. Derek Wallaston had two hits, including a home run, for F&M.

Clear Spring Little League

Athletics 22, Reds 1: Danny Reed fired a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts while Sammy Mills went 4-for-4 to lead the Athletics.

Clear Spring Minor League

Cubs 32, Blue Jays 8: Brandon Murphy had five hits, two of them homers, and Brandon Scheldtknedt hit for the cycle to lead the Cubs. jacob Fitz, Adam Proctor, Bailey Ayers, Jared Brandt and Cody Snyder had three hits and Nathan McCall and Zack Kees had two hits in the win. For the Blue Jays, Chad Lowery had three hits and Hunter Thorne, Tommy Wolfe, Zach Byers and Taylor Forrest had two hits.

Federal Little League

Alsatia 8, American Legion 7: Andrew Stout had two hits for Alsatia. Alan Walker and Allen Sandberg both had two hits for American Legion.

West End Little League

VFW 5, Elks 2: Jodi McElroy pitched a two-hitter, striking out 14 for VFW. Josh Ocascio had a double and drove in both runs for Elks.

West End Minor League

Hiser Concrete 13, Woodpoint 5: Brandon Hess and Talesa Linton both had two hits for Hiser. Jonathan Martz hit an inside-the-park home run for Woodpoint.

S. Mountain Little League

Post 10 5, Thompson's Gas 2: Brad Rohrer struck out 15 for Post 10.

Wash. Co. Softball

Elementary Division

Maryland Troopers Association 12, Potomac Property Management 10: Kory Atherton hit a grand slam for Maryland Troopers Association.

Valley Little League

Post 211 14, SMRG 4: Ian Hobbs had three hits, including a home run, Bobby Smith and Mike Lathwell had three hits while Craig Trueblood had two hits for Post 211.

Conococheague Little League

Lions 10, Byers Market 1: Tanner Malloy had three hits and John Mason had two hits for Lions.

Maugansville Little League

Maugansville 10, Brewer's Saab 0: Miles Trumpower had two hits, including a home run, and pitched a two-hitter with seven strikeouts while Matt Carey had two hits for Maugansville.

Senior Interleague

Clear Spring SAL 4, Jeter 1: Josh Barnhart had two hits and throwing a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts while Brandon Yost had two hits for SAL. Josh Daniel and Mike Fox combined for a four-hitter with 11 strikeouts for Jeter.

Sharpsburg Little League

Lions Club 7, Company One 2: Zach Stride and Cody Snavely combined for 11 strikeouts for Lions Club. A.J. Jamison struck out 11 for Compoany One.

Clear Spring Junior League

Wilson Ruritan 12, Post 202 1: Nathan Mills went 3-for-3, Darrin Jackson had two hits and Dustin Proctor pitched a three-hitter for Wilson Ruritan.

Wash. Co. Cal Ripken

Phil & Jerry's 10, Donnie's Plumbing 6: Codie Blickenstaff went 4-for-4, including a home run, and Blaine Gardenour had two hits for Phil & Jerry's. Colin Ganley had 12 strikeouts for Donnie's Plumbing.

Hancock Little League

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