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Local Roundup

August 06, 2003

GOLF



GLADWYNE, Pa. - Hagerstown's Ashley Grier finally finished her first round in the United State Golf Association Women's Amateur on Tuesday, ending with a 13-over par 84 over the 6,368-yard Philadelphia Country Club layout.

Grier's second round was nearly washed out as rains forced postponment of the full second round until a 7:30 tee time today.

Grier was a last-minute alternate replacement in the Women's Amateur field, leaving at 10 a.m. Monday with a tee time 3 1/2 hours later.

The low 64 players after the 36 holes of medal play will advance to match play. The championship concludes with a 36-hole final on Sunday.

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The Women's Amateur is one of 13 national championships conducted by the U.S. Golf Association, with 10 strictly for amateurs.

Media winners


The "Herald-Mail I" team of Dave Elliott and Sean Lewis returned to the winners' circle as they posted a 2-over par, 74 in the WACO Media Classic on Tuesday at Beaver Creek. Defending champions, "Herald-Mail II", Ric Dugan and Steve Finelli, were second with a 77.

Bill Childers won the "Closest to Pin" contest and Paul MacFarlane won the "Long Drive".

The Junior Golf Team of Steve Young and Boots Steiner dusted the field by shooting an even par round of 72.

BASEBALL



Adenhart named all-star


ROCKVILLE, Md. Williamsport's Nick Adenhart is among high school baseball stars named to the 2003 AFLAC All-American team that will participate in the inaugural AFLAC All-American High School Baseball Classic on August 23, at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla.

The AFLAC All-American Team features the top 38 rising high school senior baseball players in the country, as determined by official selection partners, Baseball America and Perfect Game.

The 6-foot-3, 190-pound Adenhart is a member of the East team.

Sports America, Inc., is an event management and sports marketing corporation. The company created and currently produces the McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Game as well as the Jordan Capital Classic High School All-Star Basketball Game.




YOUTH LEAGUES



River City Classic


Federal 7, Valley 3: Christian Binford, Martez Townes, and C. J. Nelling each had two hits for Federal. Ben Daniels had two hits for Valley.

ADULT LEAGUES



Hub City Softball


Jerry's 22, South End Tavern 12: Greg Mills had four hits and Tony Butts added three for South End.

Eddie's Upholstery 13, Lennox 12: Mike Reese hit a game-winning grand slam for Eddie's.

Thompson's Gas 19, SL Woodring 16: Scott Shank, Kevin Kretzer and Kenny Kirby each had a home run for Thompson's Gas while Darren Weaver had four hits.

Hagerstown Church


Grace 15, Nazarene 10: Matt Ott had four hits while Kenny Shanholtz and Brian Allen both added three for Grace.

Otterbein 17, Concordia 8: Kevin Walters had two hits, including a grand slam, for Otterbein. Mike Jorgensen hit for the cycle for Concordia.

Five Forks 8, Gateway 3: Ryan Hutzberger homered for Five Forks. Jeff Burnett had three hits for Gateway.

St. James 22, St. Marks 7: Kyle Flook had five hits, including two home runs, while Alan Moore and Jim Cooper had four hits apiece and Moore added a homer for St. James. Patrick Frasier had three hits for St. Marks.

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