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Area Roundup - Records fall at Dwight Scott Invitational

April 11, 2004

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BOONSBORO - Meet records weren't safe at the fifth annual Dwight Scott Invitational on Saturday.

Twenty records were either broken or tied.

The Middletown girls, who finished second to Century in the nine-team field, set or equaled five of them, as Amanda Spickler won the 300-meter hurdles (46.9 seconds), Allison Jarkey won the pole vault (9 feet) and long jump (16-5 1/2) and Ashley Colbert, Elyse Nusbaum, Kyra Davis and Spickler teamed to win the 800 and 1,600 relays (1:49.2 and (4:16.2).

Boonsboro's Kara Wastler and Hayley Harnett also etched their names in the record book - Wastler in the 800 (2:24.0) and 1,600 (5:24.0) and Harnett in the 400 (1:00.8).

Smithsburg got record-breaking performances from Tara Knable in the shot put (112-7) and Corina Campbell in the 100 hurdles (15.6).

For the Middletown boys, who captured the team title, David Chesney won the pole vault in a record-tying 11-6, while Steve Papuchis won the 300 hurdles (41.2) and Kyle Manning won the 1,600 (4:36.0).

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Williamsport got records from its 1,600 relay (3:30.9) and Devin Hewitt in the 3,200 (10:04.0) and wins from Rhet Troxell in the 400 (51.0) and 800 (2:03.0).

Boonsboro's Dan Robinson and North Hagerstown's Nevelle Pierre also set records - Robinson in the 110 hurdles (14.8) and Pierre in the triple jump (45-0 1/2).

Eagles, Cougars win titles


MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Hedgesville edged Jefferson 105-104 for the boys team title at the Cumberland Valley Athletic League Championships, while Jefferson more than doubled runner-up Hedgesville 174-65 for the girls team crown.

Shardal Twyman won the 100 (12.0), 200 (26.0) and long jump (16-0 3/4) to lead the Jefferson girls.

The Hedgesville boys received wins from Bryan Miller in the long jump (20-9 3/4), Chad Brant in the 300 hurdles (42.0) and their shuttle hurdles (1:01.7).

The double winners were Jefferson's Andre Lewis in the 100 (11.1) and 200 (23.2) and Martinsburg's Kyle Buzzell in the 400 (51.2) and 800 (2:01.0).




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Hawks place at Bucknell


LEWISBURG, Pa. - Ryan Waldt placed fourth in the 200-meter dash in 22.42 seconds to lead Hagerstown Community College at the Bison Invitational at Bucknell University.

Allen Pettner was fifth in the javelin (178 feet, 7 inches), Mark Eissens was seventh in the 1,500 (4:10.89) and Brittany Kershner finished eighth in the women's triple jump (33-9 1/2).




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North 9, Westminster 7 Long Reach 11, North 10


Brent Toms had two hits, including a two-run double in a five-run first inning, to lead North Hagerstown past Westminster in the first game of the Chuck Zonis Easter Tournament.

Logan Miller added two hits and drove in Jon Breehl in the sixth inning for the go-ahead run. Kent Worthington, seeing his first varsity action, pitched a scoreless seventh for the save.

The Hubs (5-3) walked 10 batters and committed six errors and fell to Long Reach in the second game.

North made a late rally, scoring four runs in the seventh inning but fell short in the end. Chris Grove had two hits and Colby Thompson had a two-run double. Breehl had a two-run triple in the rally.

Other scores: Boonsboro 15, Long Reach 8; Westminster 7, Boonsboro 4.

Mercersburg 14, Broadfording 3 Mercersburg 16, Flint Hill 1


MERCERSBURG, Pa. - Josh Edgin led Mercersburg Academy to a pair of wins at its Easter tournament, driving in three runs each game while pitching the win for the championship.

In Mercersburg's win over Broadfording Christian, Josh Davis had two hits and three RBI, while Edgin, Alex Maulucci and Adam Bradtrude had two hits apiece.

Edgin struck out seven and walked two, while giving up a run on four hits, in a complete-game victory over Flint Hill in the championship game. Zac Hart went 3-for-3 while Garrett Fix drove in two for the Blue Storm (4-1).

Catoctin 11, Kenwood 0


IJAMSVILLE, Md. - R.J. Morse threw a complete-game three-hitter for Catoctin, striking out six while walking just one batter, in the Cougars' win against Kenwood in the Urbana Easter Tournament.

Jake Yocum had two hits and three RBI while Morse collected two RBI of his own for Catoctin (4-4).

Hedgesville 5-4, Frankfort 4-3


SHORT GAP, W.Va. - Hedgesville scored the winning run in the seventh inning of both games of a doubleheader as the Eagles swept Frankfort.

Dirk Webb went 2-for-3 and drove in the game-winning run in the first game and also collected the win on the mound with six strikeouts and two walks. Aaron Whitford and Tony Powell each had two hits and an RBI for Hedgesville.

Whitford, Cody Seibert and Ross Pederson recorded two hits each while Pederson threw six innings and Matt Yurish took the save for the Eagles (5-4).

Middletown 8, Brunswick 7


BRUNSWICK, Md. - With two outs in the top of the seventh inning and Middletown down by a run, Dan McCallion belted a two-run home run - his second of the game - to put the Knights ahead for good against Brunswick in the first game of the Neil Keller Memorial Tournament.

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