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Drummond's homers lead Rams to sweep

March 12, 2004

COLLEGE BASEBALL



SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Charlie Drummond hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth Thursday to lift Shepherd College to a 5-4 win over Saginaw Valley in the opening game of a doubleheader sweep at Fairfax Field.

Drummond also homered in the nightcap in the Rams' 9-3 win to complete the sweep.

In the first game, Shepherd (4-5) carried a 3-1 lead into the seventh inning, but allowed Saginaw Valley three runs to take the lead.

The Rams tied the game in the bottom of the seventh as Josh DeLawder doubled and scored.

Joe Cook also homered for the Rams in the nightcap.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL



Bridgewater 2-5, Shepherd 1-0


BRIDGEWATER, Va. - Karen Burnette tossed a one-hitter, but the Rams lost in eight innings during the opening game of a ddoubleheader. The Rams (1-8) were shut out in the nightcap.

Shepherd took a 1-0 lead in the top of the eighth in the opener when Jo Jo Small scored on Mia Zappacosta's sacrifice fly.

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The Rams committed two errors in the bottom of the inning led Bridgewater to the winning runs.

COLLEGE TRACK



Lacy wins top honor


Shippensburg University's Tunisia Lacy, a Chambersburg High School grad, was named the NCAA Division II East Region Indoor Track & Field Women's Athlete of the Year.

She was the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference champion in the 55-meter hurdles, long jump and triple jump. She the school records in all three events this season (8.73 seconds in the hurdles, 18-10 in the long jump and 39-8 3/4 in the triple).

Lacy will compete in all three events at the national championships this weekend.

Cartledge breaks own record


BOSTON - Long Island University's Ike Cartledge, the former Hagerstown Community College standout, placed sixth in the 800-meter run at the IC4A Indoor Track & Field Championshps in 1:51.52.

In the semifinals, he ran 1:51.38 to break his own Northeast Conference record for the event.

BRIEF



Pro wrestling in Pa.


BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - Former WWE light heavyweight champ Gillberg will headline a professional wrestling card Saturday at the Fire & Rescue Hall.

The KYDA professional wrestling card will feature 20 wrestlers in nine matches and a Battle Royal.

Proceeds will go to the Pony Outreach for Handicapped Children in Blue Ridge Summit.

Tickets are $11 and includes a meal at Mike and Travis' Mountain Shadows Restaurant from 3-5:30 p.m.

For information, call 717-794-2705.

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