Roundup - Cougars beat 'Roaders, stay atop MVAL

May 03, 2003


BRUNSWICK, Md. - Josh Delawter allowed one earned run in 6 1/3 innings, and No. 8 Catoctin survived Brunswick's seventh-inning rally for a 6-4 victory in the Monocacy Valley Athletic League on Friday.

The victory keeps the Cougars (12-5, 12-5) in first place in the conference through the weekend.

Delawter allowed five hits and two walks while striking out eight to outduel Tommy Blumenauer, who gave up only one earned run in a complete-game effort while striking out five, but was hurt by five unearned runs on four Railroaders errors.

Justis Yocum and Danny Novak both had two hits for the Cougars, who put together a 10-hit attack.

Preston Tarleton had two hits for Brunswick (7-9, 7-9), including a bases-loaded triple in the seventh that made things interesting. Blumenauer also had two hits.

Frederick 2, No. 2 TJ 0

FREDERICK, Md. - Jesse Highling threw a one-hitter with five strikeouts as Frederick upset league-leading Thomas Johnson in the Central Maryland Conference.


Danny Kern had two hits and drove in the second of two runs for the Cadets (5-9, 5-9).

Travis Lee pitched strong for the Patriots in a loss, allowing just two runs on three hits.

Carl Wolf accounted for the only Patriots hit with a bloop single in the fourth inning.

No. 7 Willimasport 10, FSK 4

WILLIAMSPORT - Nick Adenhart had two hits and three RBI as Williamsport avenged a loss to FSK earlier this week.

Josh Bowers, Andy Taylor and Dustin Bachtell each had two hits as the Wildcats (13-5, 11-5) had 13 hits total.

Freshman Aerik Taylor (2-1) went 4 1/3 innings, allowing two earned runs on seven hits while striking out three.

Walkersville 5, Middletown 2

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Wes Anderson belted a three-run home run in the top of the second inning to lead Walkersville past Middletown for the Lions' fifth straight victory, keeping them a game back of Catoctin in the MVAL.

Tyler Riddick had two hits, including a two-run single in the top of the seventh to extend the Walkersville lead. Dustin Kolb had two hits and Danny Leatherman added a double for the Lions (10-5, 10-5).

Smithsburg 7, Boonsboro 0

BOONSBORO - David Gouff pitched a complete game, scattering four hits and fanning six as Smithsburg blanked Boonsboro in an MVAL contest.

The Leopards (7-8, 7-8) took advantage of six Boonsboro errors. Jay Love led the Warriors (7-7, 7-7) with two hits.


No. 2 Catoctin 10 No. 10 Brunswick 3

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Heidi Stull had two hits and drove in three runs as Catoctin remained undefeated with a win over Brunswick.

Kelly Stiles had three hits, while Shawna Wilkes and Ashley Lenhart added two each for the Cougars (17-0, 17-0 MVAL).

No. 5 Middletown 6 No. 4 Walkersville 1

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Andrea Riner tossed a three-hitter, allowing just an unearned run and fanning 10 as Middletown knocked off Walkersville in the MVAL.

Erin Burtner led the Knights (12-3, 12-3) with three hits and four RBI, whle Emily Enders added two hits.

No. 9 G'castle 10, C. Spring 1

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Renee Rebuck went the distance, allowing four hits while striking out three for the Blue Devils.

Rebuck added two hits and two RBI, while Kris Root also had two hits for Greencastle (10-7).

Smithsburg 8, Boonsboro 3

BOONSBORO - Alyssa Reed struck out eight and added three hits to lead Smithsburg past Boonsboro in the MVAL. Brittany Biser added two hits for the Leopards.

Kourtney Marshall led the Warriors (3-13) with two hits and two stolen bases in the loss.

FSK 5, Williamsport 1

WILLIAMSPORT - Kim Holland had two hits, including a home run, to lead Francis Scott Key past Williamsport in the MVAL.

Stacey Malarkey also had two hits for the Eagles (11-2, 11-2). Courtney Hutchinson had an RBI single for the Wildcats (8-10, 7-9).

Hedgesville 6, S. Fulton 4

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Hedgesville trailed throughout the entire game, before scoring five runs in the final two innings to defeat Southern Fulton.

The Indians (6-6) squandered several opportunities, managing just four runs from 15 hits and leaving 11 on base.

Lauren Pitzer led the Eagles with three hits, while Kayla Laing added two in the win.

Jenny Liggett, Kayla Munson and Ashley Mallow led Southern Fulton with three hits, while Bethany and Kaylie Mellott each added two.

No. 7 Frederick 6, TJ 5

FREDERICK, Md. - Kendall Blumenthal's eighth-inning, two-run single gave the Cadets a wild victory over Thomas Johnson at Ballenger Creek Park on Senior Night.

The two teams combined for nine runs in the final two innings.

Tied 1-1 entering the seventh, TJ took the lead in the top half when Devon Moore and Michelle Bateman both tripled and Ashton McGaha drove in Bateman with an RBI groundout for a 3-1 lead.

Frederick (8-6, 7-6 CMC) answered in the bottom half when April Przygocki singled, Julie Norris hit an RBI triple and Blumenthal hit an RBI single to send it into extra innings.

The Patriots took the lead 5-3 on Sam Koehl's RBI triple and Des Harbaugh's RBI groundout in the top of the eighth.

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