Area Roundup

April 10, 2004


Shepherd 7-1, West Liberty 6-3

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Charlie Drummond hit a three-run home run and later picked up the save to lead Shepherd College to victory in the first game of a doubleheader the Rams would eventually split with West Liberty.

Norris Roy had two hits and a pair of RBI, Joe Cook added two hits and Todd Coder pitched the win in relief.

Shane Wines scored Cook with a sacrifice fly as the Rams threatened a sixth-inning rally in the nightcap, but couldn't take the lead. Drummond went 3-for-4 at the plate and starter Tony Magnanelli picked up the loss for Shepherd (13-14, 3-5 WVIAC).


HCC 13, Garrett 10

Garrett 5, HCC 4

Devan Ewell went 6-for-8 on the day as HCC split a doubleheader against Garrett. In the first-game loss, Ewell had four hits and four RBI ,including a second-inning grand slam and two doubles. Colby Rickabaugh also hit a three-run homer as part of his four RBI game. Chris Anderson and Eric Miksitz each had two hits.

In the second game, Ewell delivered again with a solo home run and Paul Conway added an RBI triple for the Hawks (16-9).


Shepherd 9, Glenville State 4

West Liberty 4, Shepherd 1

SALEM, Va. - In the West Virginia Wesleyan Tournament held Friday, Shepherd College split their two games, defeating Glenville State but falling to West Liberty.

In the first game, Mia Zappacosta had three hits and two RBI, and also pitched a complete game for the win. Brooke Small had three hits and drove in three, and Shannon Leighty added three hits for the Rams.

Martinsburg graduate Tabi Merceruio led the West Liberty win with nine whiffs. Zappacosta scored Jenn Camby as the only run of the game for the Rams (12-13).


St. Albans (W.Va.) 14, Hedgesville 9

WINCHESTER, Va. - Cody Seibert went 4-for-5 and drove in two runs for Hedgesville, but the Eagles blew an 8-3 first-inning lead and lost to St. Albans. Matt Bartgis had two hits and drove in a run for Hedgesville (3-4).


HCC runner qualifies for nationals

LEWISBURG, Pa. - In the Bucknell Invitational, Ryan Davis of HCC finished the 10,000-meter run in 33 minutes, 3 seconds to qualify for the National Junior College Athletic Association nationals. The time also ranks Davis in the top 15 finishes in the country in junior college competition.

The rest of the HCC track and field team will compete today in further competition.

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