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Area roundup - Yurish leads No. 4 Eagles

April 25, 2004

PREP BASEBALL



HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Matt Yurish hurled his second no-hitter of the year, homered twice and drove in 11 runs as No. 4 Hedgesville rolled to a doubleheader sweep Saturday, beating Greenbrier East, 17-0 and 12-2.

Yurish did not walk a batter and struck out 13 as he improved to 4-0 in the first game. His chance at a perfect game was broken up on an error in the top of the fourth.

He had two hits, including a homer, and drove in five runs in the opener and added three hits, including a grand slam, and six RBI in the second game.

Corey Chaney and Zach Walburn also homered in the first game, while Tony Powell and Dirk Webb each added two hits for the Eagles (13-4).

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A.J. Mason pitched a two-hitter, while Powell and Aaron Whitford had two hits in the second game.

No. 5 Waynesboro 5 Red Land 0


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Shawn Hyndman pitched a complete-game shutout, scattering five hits and fanning seven, as Waynesboro blanked Red Land.

Jared Helman had two hits and two RBI and Andrew Caron added two hits for the Indians (7-3).

Mercersburg 3, Peddie 2


HEIGHTSTOWN, N.J. - Gunner Coil had three hits, scored two runs and struck out the side in the seventh for his second save of the year as Mercersburg Academy edged Peddie School in Mid-Atlantic Prep League action.

Winning pitcher Josh Edgin pitched into the sixth inning, allowing just one earned run with five strikeouts for the Blue Storm (6-3, 3-1).




COLLEGE BASEBALL



Hagerstown 11-8 Prince George's 1-7


Eric Miksitz pitched a two-hitter with five strikeouts in the first game and Ryan Brady had the game-winning RBI on a hit by pitch in the second game as Hagerstown Community College swept Prince George's Community College.

Devan Ewell hit a solo home run for the Hawks (25-13) in the opener and added three hits and three RBI in the nightcap. Ryan Brady had two hits in each game and Colby Rickabaugh added three hits in the second game.

Shepherd 5-0 Davis & Elkins 3-3


ELKINS, W.Va. - Norris Roy had three hits, while Tavis Laws and Joe Cook each added two hits to lead Shepherd University in the first game of a WVIAC doubleheader split with Davis & Elkins.

Brad McCullough had six strikeouts to notch his fourth win of the year in the first game.

The Rams (17-17, 7-7) outhit the Senators 9-4 but dropped the second game. Shane Wines, Josh Delawter and Laws had two hits each in the loss.




PREP SOFTBALL



Bishop Walsh 5 No. 8 Hancock 4


HANCOCK - Bishop Walsh took advantage of the international tiebreaker rule to score the winning run on two groundouts to top Hancock in nine innings.

The tiebreaker - which starts extra innings with a runner on second base - broke a 1-1 tie after seven innings and added additional excitement to the game. Bishop Walsh scored three runs in the eighth, which was matched by Hancock (6-4).

The Panthers got their runs on RBI singles by Nina Chiaruttini, Amber Fields and Adrienne Kesecker to regain the tie.

Fields led Hancock with three hits and two RBI while Ashley Creek and Amy Barton added two hits each.




PREP TRACK



'Cats set school record


PHILADELPHIA - Williamsport's Rhet Troxell, Seth Shrader, Curtis Babbie and Devin Hewitt combined for a school-record and area-leading time of 3:25.97 in the boys 1,600-meter relay at the Penn Relays.

Mercersburg Academy (3:32.07) and St. John's at Prospect Hall (3:46.58) also competed.




COLLEGE TRACK



Williams soars for Hawks


CARLISLE, Pa. - Hagerstown Community College's Carmisha Williams placed second in the long jump (17-1 1/2), fourth in the high jump (5-2), fifth in the 100-meter hurdles (15.12) and eighth in the 100 (12.88) at the Dickinson College Spring Classic.

Mark Eissens placed sixth in the 800 (1:59.30) for the HCC men.




COLLEGE SOFTBALL



Hagerstown 8-13 Rockville 5-4


Ashley Gray had three hits and two RBI in the opener and two hits and two RBI in the nightcap as Hagerstown Community College swept a doubleheader against Rockville.

Gray had five stolen bases for the day. Dee Brown had two hits in the first game, while Megan Simmons and Amber McKiddy added two hits each in the second game for the Hawks (11-14).

Shepherd 2-6, Concord 1-7


ATHENS, W.Va. - Karen Burnette tossed a complete game, allowing just one run and fanning five, to lead Shepherd University in the first game of a WVIAC doubleheader split against Concord.

JoJo Small had two hits and Erika Nagy drove in the game-winning run to lead the Rams (21-20, 14-7) in the opener.

Nagy added three hits, while Mia Zappacosta and Kelly Carpenter each added two in the nightcap loss.




JV SOFTBALL



Williamsport 15-19, South 12-4: Casey Siler had three hits and Lindsay Anderson added two to lead Williamsport in the first game. Amy Fiorita had four hits in the second game.




YOUTH LEAGUES



Smithsburg Babe Ruth


Meadows Insurance 8, Sports & More 7: Randy Freehling and Steven Yonker combined for 12 strikeouts, while Cameron Meadows had three hits and Tyler Scott and Derick Boerstler each added two for Meadows. Clay Rohr had two hits and Alex Akers had two RBI for Sports & More.

Conococheague Little League


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