Area Roundup - Reiber cruises at 6-under

July 22, 2003


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Kevin Reiber fired a sterling 6-under par 66 to win the 16-18-year-old division in the Tri-State Junior Golf Association tournament on Monday at Stonebridge Golf Club.

Seth Moul finished second with a 74 and was followed by Mike McCormack's 75.

Brandon Sheaffer carded an 83 to win the 14-15 division, as he edged Brian Collins by one stroke and Nathan Orndorff by two.

Tyler Straub had an 82 to win the 12-13 division and was followed by Tyler Ausherman's 88 and Jimmy Hill's 90.

The juniors move on to Beaver Creek next Monday.

Bricker shoots 75 at U.S. Junior Amateur

CHEVY CHASE, Md. - Chad Bricker, of Waynesboro, Pa., shot a 5-over par 75 in the first round of the United States Junior Amateur at Columbia Country Club on Monday.


Bricker, playing in the afternoon session, posted a 36-39. He is in a tie for 45th place in the field of 156 which returns today for the second round of stroke play, with the top 64 advancing to match play competition.

Patton Kizzire, 17, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., fired a morning round of 2-under par 68 to take the first-round lead.


Hagerstown 8, Fayetteville 2

FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. - Nate Reeser had four hits and two RBI to lead the Hagerstown Braves, as the Hagerstown Braves completed a 3-0 sweep of the Fayetteville AA's in their best-of-5 semifinal series on Sunday.

John Quail had two hits and two RBI for the Braves, while Chris Black and Danny Fowler each added two hits.

The Braves will face the Brunswick Orioles in the best-of-7 championship series. Hagerstown hosts Game 1 today at North Hagerstown at 6 p.m.


Thomas Evans 11-12 tourney

Maugansville 7, Valley 4: Brandon Glazer tossed a complete game with five strikeouts, while Kyle Walters and Joel Henry each had two hits for Maugansville. Jordan Thurber homered for Valley.

Maugansville 6, Hancock 5: Corey Morgan and Brent Bell each homered to lead Maugansville. Adam Plume pitched a complete game for the win.


Wash. Co. Co-Rec League

4-Star Athletic Complex 15, Martinsburg All-Stars 3: Cathy Murray had two hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs for Four Star. Chad Secrest had two hits and three RBI, Erin Fleming had two hits and four RBI and Alicia Bernard drove in two runs with two hits.

Hagerstown Church Softball

Bethel 14, Crossroads Green 12: Alvin Linn and J.D. Taylor each had four hits, while Ben Cortes homered to lead Bethel. Mike Rodgers and Alex Shifler had two hits each for Crossroads.

Bethel 12, Concordia 10: Dave Rodriguez and Patrick Grach each had five hits, while Ben Cortes added four, including a home run, for Bethel. Eric Poole and Mike Jorgensen each had five hits and Terry Krinzer had four for Concordia. Poole homered twice in the loss.

St. James 17, West End Baptist 5: Brian Moore had four hits and Mike Starliper had three hits for St. James.

Virginia Avenue 6, Tri-State 0: Bill Green had three hits for Virginia Avenue, and Todd Street had three hits for Tri-State.

Halfway Morning League

Eddie's Upholstry 10, Century 21 0: Louis Brenner had four hits for Eddie's.

RCI/Shooters 9, MCI/Tony's Pizza 8: Scott Ricker and Sean Hutzell each had three hits for RCI/Shooters. Bob McPherson had two home runs for MCI/Tony's.

RCI/Shooters 18, MCI 4-12 17: Denny Talbert had five hits for RCI/Shooters, while Dave Foltz had four hits and Rick Ricker, Scott Ricker and G.E. Ingram each had three hits.

Hub City Softball

Funkstown Moose/Buck's 26, Hankeys 25: K.C. Hutzell had five hits for Funkstown, while Donnie Gipe and Jeremy Keckler each had four hits and Brad Weaver, Scott Remsberg and Bobby Tritsch each had three hits.

Women's fast-pitch softball

The Damascus Hurricanes 18-and-over team is set to compete in the USSSA National Fast-pitch Softball Championship, July 30 through Aug. 4, in Shawnee, Kan.

The Hurricanes qualified by winning the USSSA Petersburg (Va.) Invitational.

Team members include Middletown High School graduate Shannon Sturtz, a pitcher and third baseman, and Frederick grad Angie Long, a pitcher and catcher.


Ramsey goes the distance

WOODSTOCK, Vt. - Hagerstown native Bill Ramsey finished 40th out of 307 runners at the Vermont 100, a 100-mile ultramarathon, on Saturday in 20 hours, 28 minutes.

The 50-year-old Ramsey, who lives in Orange County, Calif., has now completed 52 ultramarathons.


Xplosion holding tryouts

The PA Xplosion 18-and-under girls fast-pitch softball team has begun weekly tryouts, which will run through Sept. 21, for its fall 2003 and summer 2004 team.

For information, contact Dave Funk at 717-352-3403.

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