'Roaders knock off Gaels

April 09, 2004


BRUNSWICK, Md. - Greg Lowery hit a three-run double to highlight a five-run third inning and Brunswick knocked off St. Maria Goretti 8-6 on Thursday.

Blaine Keyser had three hits, including two doubles, and two RBI, while Josh Via, Pat Curry and Justin Smith each added two hits for the Railroaders (2-3). Aaron Main pitched 6 1/3 innings with six strikeouts to notch his first win of the season. Keyser got the save.

Trevor Cobb had two hits, including a two-run homer in the fifth, to lead Goretti (4-5). Dan Plank also had two hits and Kevin Brashears had a two-run double.

South 5, Clear Spring 4

Clear Spring reliever Scott Keeney balked in Jake Johnson with the winning run to cap a four-run sixth inning to lift South Hagerstown to an MVAL Antietam victory.


The Rebels (3-4, 2-1) fell behind 4-0 until scoring a run in the fifth and the four in the sixth for the victory. South managed only Bryson Appel's leadoff hit in the sixth-inning outburst.

South had only four hits. Josh Bussard doubled for the Rebels while David Miner walked three times.

James Harmon won in two innings of relief, while Miner pitched the seventh inning to earn a save.

Keeney highlighted Clear Spring's four-hit offense with a two-run homer in the fourth.

Frederick 6, Dundalk 1

Mt. Hebron 8, Frederick 5

DUNDALK, Md. - Robbie Davis pitched six innings, allowing just one run on one hit and fanning eight, as Frederick opened the Dundalk Easter Tournament with a win over host Dundalk.

Cory Rhodes, Brian Lanning and Mark Stotler each had two hits. Lanning and Davis each drove in two runs.

The Cadets (4-2) dropped the championship game to Mt. Hebron.

Billy Gross and Matt Kremnitzer had two hits each for Frederick. Davis also had two hits, including a double, and two RBI in the final.

St. John's-PH 7, St. Paul's 4

BALTIMORE - St. John's at Prospect Hall rallied from a 4-1 first-inning deficit to knock off two-time defending MIAA A Conference champion St. Paul's.

Mark Hammond tripled and doubled and Jermey Hess had two hits and two RBI for the Vikings (6-4, 3-3). Hugh Wescott pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts for the win.

South Charleston 10, Jefferson 3

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - South Charleston scored eight runs in the fifth and sixth innings to defeat Jefferson in the Hawaiian Tropic Classic runner-up bracket quarterfinals.

The Indians (8-3) held a 3-2 lead through four innings, before the outburst. The loss eliminates Jefferson from the tournament.

Will Grantham had two hits and Brent Cave stole three bases in the loss.

A.J. Sikula had three hits, including a solo home run, for South Charleston.


Waynesboro 12, Carlisle 2

CARLISLE, Pa. - Kristen Hess tossed a complete game with six strikeouts to lead Waynesboro to a Mid-Penn Commonwealth victory over Carlisle in five innings.

Amanda Butts and Paige Tanner each had two hits for the Indians (4-1, 2-1). Butts had two RBI and Tanner added one.

CVCS 10, McConnellsburg 6

McCONNELLSBURG, Pa. - Molly Brookens and Tessa Armstrong each homered to lead Cumberland Valley Christian School to a victory.

Brookens hit a two-run shot to highlight CVCS' two-run second inning, while Armstrong added a solo shot in the fourth.

CVCS (7-0) scored three runs in the seventh to put the game away.

Brittany Butterbaugh went 4-for-4 and drove in three runs for the Spartans (0-2), including a two-run double in the third inning to tie the game at 4-4.


Hill School 6, Mercersburg 5

POTTSTOWN, Pa. - Mike Merryman scored three goals and Ryan Niland and Will Gridley added goals for the Blue Storm (3-2). Alan Campbell, Matt Sicuranza and Nick Mellott had assists.


Bonano sets two meet records

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Dickinson College senior and South Hagerstown graduate Emilie Bonano set meet records in the women's 100- and 200-meter dashes in the Little Three Championship.

Bonano won the 100 in 12.4 seconds and the 200 in 25.64.


Senior league set for practice

The Washington County Senior Softball League will be starting spring practices and registration at Hagerstown City Park on April 19, 20, 22 and again the week of April 26, 27, 29.

Practices will start at 5:30 p.m.

The registration fee is $25 and all equipment is furnished. The league is open to players 50-years old and up.

For more information, call 301-766-0022.

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