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Roundup - Mills launches Blazers past Rockets

May 08, 2003

PREP BASEBALL



CLEAR SPRING - Kevin Mills hit two three-run homers and ended the day with three hits and seven RBI to lead No. 2 Clear Spring to a 14-0 win over James Buchanan on Wednesday.

Zeb Jacobs went 3-for-3, driving in five runs for Clear Spring (16-1), while Phil Saloom, Andy Simmons, and Mike Snyder had two hits each.

Winning pitcher Adam Mills gave up a hit to the first batter of the game and did not allow another baserunner. He had seven strikeouts.

No. 5 Waynesboro 9 Shippensburg 2


SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Joey Wetherald led the Indians with three hits while Jeremy Geesaman hit a solo home run in the fourth inning to help Waynesboro (12-5, 10-4 Mid-Penn Commonwealth) beat Shippensburg.

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Geesaman, James Woodring, Brian Lisko, and Eric Kauffman each had two hits for Waynesboro.

No. 8 Williamsport 5 No. 9 Walkersville 5


Down 5-1, Walkersville rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh inning to tie it at 5-5, where the MVAL game officially ended due to darkness after eight innings.

The Lions (10-5-1, 10-5-1) only had four hits but took advantage of six Wildcats errors, including one with two outs in the seventh that allowed the tying run to score.

David Warrenfeltz, Will Roney, Greg Small, Nick Adenhart and Dustin Bachtell each had two hits for Williamsport (13-5-1, 11-5-1), while Adenhart homered and Andy Taylor had a two-run single.

Forbes Road 5, Hancock 1


HARRISONVILLE, Pa. - Hancock pitcher Andy Morris (3-2) struck out eight batters and allowed only one earned run in a complete-game effort, but Forbes Road (7-8) capitalized on four Panthers errors to hand him the loss.

Jeremy Newton went 2-for-3 with an RBI double for Hancock (8-9).

Randolph-Macon 5 St. James 4


FRONT ROYAL, Va. - Grayson Bust had two hits and drove in a run and losing pitcher Brock Twigg struck out 10 as St. James (0-13) left 14 men on base in the eight-inning loss.

Mercersburg 13, Goretti 2


Garrett Fix hit two home runs and drove in five in Mercersburg Academy's 10-run fifth inning as the Blue Storm defeated St. Maria Goretti.

Morgan Flowers had two hits and two RBI while Alex Laddbush had two hits for Mercersburg.

Paul Angello and Kevin Brashears drove in a run apiece for the Gaels (3-15).

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No. 5 Frederick 6, Century 0

SYKESVILLE, Md. - Noelle Jones pitched a no-hitter to lead the Cadets over Century.

Julie Norris hit a three-run double and Amber Bakner added two hits for Frederick (9-6, 8-6).

No. 6 Walkersville 7 Williamsport 1

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Jackie Klinger went 2-for-4 for the Lions.

Heather Taylor went 2-for-4 and Ruth Kolb doubled for Williamsport (8-11, 7-10 MVAL).

Boonsboro 3, Brunswick 1


BOONSBORO - Jessi Hammersla, Shannon Davis, and Janet Cole had two hits apiece for Boonsboro as the Warriors (4-14) downed Brunswick in a rain-shortened game.

Megan Epley had two hits and drove in the lone Railroader run.




RUNNING



Lenhart places 10th in benefit 5K


WASHINGTON - Erik Lenhart, a 2001 North Hagerstown High grad, recently placed 10th in a field of more than 2,000 runners at the Brain Tumor Society 5K in 17:56.6.

Lenhart was competing as a member of the Army Marathon Team of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

The even raised more than $200,000 for brain-tumor research.




PREP TRACK & FIELD



Leopards' Brown headed to Mount St. Mary's


SMITHSBURG - Smithsburg senior standout Corey Brown recently signed a letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic career at Mount St. Mary's College, which has a Division I track program.

Brown, who set a school record in the long jump with a winning and area-leading leap of 22 feet, 2 1/2 inches at last week's MVAL meet, is the defending Maryland 1A state champ in the high jump. He also placed second in the triple jump and third in the long jump at states last year.




BOYS LACROSSE



Sidwell Friends 11 St. James 8


ST. JAMES - Dave Hammond scored three goals in the Saints' loss.

Joe Thomas added two goals for St. James (4-6).




COLLEGE TRACK



Lacey shines for Ship


SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Shippensburg University's Tunisia Lacey, a Chambersburg High grad, has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Week for her performances at the Lock Haven Last Chance Qualifier this past Saturday.

Lacey won three events. She set a new team record in the long jump (19-7 3/4) to go along with victories in the triple jump (39-5 1/4) and 100-meter hurdles (15.10).

Lacey met the NCAA provisional national qualifying standards in both jumps. Her long jump ranks sixth nationally, while her triple jump is 10th.

Verdeyen honored by ECAC


Dartmouth senior Meagan Verdeyen, a seven-time state champion at North Hagerstown, had three top-five finishes last weekend at the Heptagonal Meet and was named East Coast Athletic Conference field athlete of the week.

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