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Area roundup - Mills, Haupt lead Williamsport

July 10, 2003

LEGION BASEBALL



FUNKSTOWN - Adam Mills struck out 10 in a complete-game pitching effort, while Gerad Haupt went 3-for-5 with a three-run homer as Williamsport opened its second half of district play with a 10-2 win over Funkstown on Wednesday.

Josh Bowers added two hits for Williamsport.

David Miner hit a solo home run for Funkstown (19-9, 1-1).




BLUE RIDGE BASEBALL



Braves 7, Athletics 1


Pat Sweeney went 3-for-4 with two RBI as Hagerstown beat Greencastle to clinch its fourth straight regular -season title.

Nathan Butts pitched a complete-game three-hitter with six strikeouts for the Braves (27-4, 24-2), while Trey Cobb and Kevin Crawford each had two hits.




YOUTH LEAGUES



PONY League 14-year-old district tourney


Chambersburg 25, Olney 0: Zach Hart, Brian Bennett and Chad Jones combined to pitch a no-hitter for Chambersburg, while Alex Benedict hit two home runs, including a grand slam, Trevor Gelsinger hit a three-run homer, Brandon Caldwell had a solo shot and Zach Frelin, Hart and Ryan Lehman each had two hits.

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Maugansville Little League


Maugans Oil 6, Brewer's Saab 4: T.J. Socks had three hits and pitched a complete-game five-hitter for Maugans Oil, while Miles Trumpower had two hits. Ryan Moser and Craig Sharon each had two hits for Brewer's Saab. One of Moser's hits was a home run.

Md. District 1 11-12 Tournament


Halfway 10, National 6: Aaron Stotelmyer had three hits for Halfway, while Kyle Stone had two hits, including a grand slam, Josh Cline homered and Andrew Duff struck out nine. Brandon Knight had two hits for National.




BRIEF



Suns host weekend of promotions


The Hagerstown Suns will host a number of promotions this weekend, starting Saturday morning with a free baseball clinic.

The clinic, run by Suns players and coaches, is open to children ages 7-12 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., and every child must be accompanied by a guardian who must sign a waiver to enable the child to participate. All participants in the clinic will receive a free ticket to that evening's 7:05 p.m. game against Lake County.

On Sunday, the Suns will host the "Dog Days of Summer" and their second annual Fan Home Run Derby following the 1:35 p.m. game against Lake County.

Fans are invited to bring their dogs to the game to march in a pre-game parade and compete in a dog/owner look-alike contest.

Water bowls will be placed around the stadium for the dogs, but dog owners are solely responsible for the clean-up of their own dogs.

After the game, fans will be invited to take the field to try to hit home runs. The derby will be broken down into three age divisions: 12-and-under, 13-17 and 18-and-over.

Aluminum bats are permitted, and fans are encouraged to bring their own bats. If no home run is hit in any of the age divisions, the participant who hits the farthest ball in the air in that division will be declared the winner.

Fans can register for the free derby during Sunday's game at the Massey Hyundai Fan Services Booth.

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