Waynebsoro earns state baseball playoff berth

May 31, 2002

FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. - With the help of two big bats, Waynesboro defeated Elizabethtown 8-7 Thursday in the Pa. Class AAA District 3 third-place game to earn a state berth.

Justin Kauffman and Brian Kirkpatrick supplied seven of the eight Waynesboro runs. Kauffman hit a two-run homer in the third inning and ended the night 3-for-3 with four RBI. Kirkpatrick hit two doubles, driving in three, for Waynesboro (17-8).

"Kauffman and Kirkpatrick had great days at the plate," Waynesboro coach Greg Chandler said.

Scott Thompson (4-3) pitched for the first time since May 2.

Waynesboro will play the winner of the District 11 tournament in the first round of the state tournament on Monday.

Pa. Class AAA District 3 Third-Place



Hummer, Lokey (3) and Lokey, Rodriguez (3). Thompson and Kirkpatrick. WP-Thompson (4-3). LP-Hummer. HR-W: Kauffman (3rd, one on).

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