Warriors advance in 1A West playoffs

May 15, 2004


LONACONING, Md. - Jay Love allowed just one hit while striking out eight in five innings and also drove in two runs to lead Boonsboro past Westmar 7-2 in the first round of the Maryland Class 1A West playoffs Friday.

Jeremiah Mills went 3-for-4 with two RBI for Boonsboro (8-13).

Frederick 21, Kennedy 0

FREDERICK, Md. - Robby Davis hit a grand slam to highlight a 14-run first inning as Frederick beat Kennedy in five innings in the first round of the Class 3A West playoffs.

Davis had two hits and five RBI, while Wesley Gross added two hits, Tommy Gilmore hit a two-run triple, and Matt Kalmar had a two-run double. Bruce Dorsey also doubled for Frederick (11-9).

St. Maria Goretti 14, Berkeley Springs 1

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Dan Plank had two hits, including a three-run homer in the fifth inning, as St. Maria Goretti beat Berkeley Springs.

Paul Angello had three hits for the Gaels (10-14), while Chris Dorsey had two hits and Kevin Brashears knocked in two runs. Sean Engle allowed two hits and one walk and struck out 10 in seven innings for the win.

Chambersburg 7, Big Spring 1

NEWVILLE, Pa. - Cody Stinger went 3-for-3 with three RBI to lead Chambersburg past Big Spring.

Kyle Davis had two hits and two RBI for the Trojans (17-3), while Andy Carter had three hits and Andrew Burke struck out eight and walked none in five innings.

Northern 3, Waynesboro 2

DILLSBURG, Pa. - Brian Lisko hit a two-run home run in the third inning but it wasn't enough for Waynesboro (10-10, 7-9).

Corey Beltz struck out 12 for Northern, while Troy Summey stroked in the winning run with his fourth-inning two-run homer.


Thomas Johnson 4, Parkville 3

BALTIMORE - Shannon Showe scored the go-ahead run for Thomas Johnson on a single by Ariana Hudson in the fifth inning, and the Patriots went on to defeat Parkville in the first round of the Class 4A North playoffs.

Michelle Bateman pitched a complete game for TJ (3-15).


Lacy wins PSAC long jump

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Shippensburg University's Tunisia Lacy, a Chambersburg graduate, won her second straight Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference women's long jump title with a leap of 18 feet, 7 inches.

Shippensburg's Dan Helfrick, a James Buchanan graduate, placed fourth in the men's 10,000-meter run in 32 minutes, 39.50 seconds. Ship's Kelly Stewart was second in the women's 10,000 in 38:06.34.

The meet concludes today.


Senior Interleague

Shawley's 5, Mr. Natural's 1: Adam Merrbaugh had two hits for Shawley's, while pitchers Fred Kreiger and Kent Worthington combined for nine strikeouts. Ryan Lee had two hits for Mr. Natural's.

Junior Interleague

K&M 5, Bonded Applicators 4: Kyle Bittner and Brandon Stine had two hits each to lead K&M. Ian Smith and Andy Gossart each had two hits for Bonded.

Hancock Little League

Pirates 9, Tigers 8: Ryan Harper and Seth Hall combined for 12 strikeouts for the Pirates.

Clear Spring Minor League

Pirates 14, Phillies 8: D.J. Nailey and Bradley Mills each had three hits, while Cody Snodderly, Riley Lazich and Levi Bucher each added two to lead the Pirates. One of Bucher's hits was a homer.

South Mountain Little League

Lions 8, Nationwide 0: Tyler Marshall pitched a no-hitter with 18 strikeouts, while Scott Haupt and Travis Marshall each had two hits for Lions.


Smithsburg Little Sluggers to host Abe Williams tourneys

The Smithsburg Little Sluggers baseball league will host the 28th annual Abe Williams Invitational Tournaments throughout July and early August.

The first tournament will be for ages 11-12 July 6-14. The next tournament will be for ages 7-8 July 15-24 and will be played with a pitching machine. The last tournament for ages 9-10 will be July 25-Aug. 1.

For more information contact Dave Conway at 301-824-3757 or

Multi-Athlon set for June

The Multi-Athlon, a two-day track and field competition with events for ages 6-24, is set for June 12-13 at Williamsport High School.

Preparation clinics for the events will be held from 1-3 p.m. on May 23 and May 30 at Williamsport.

For more information, contact Jan Price at 301-293-4219 or

Steelman challenges students

The Triathlantic Association recently announced an initiative to encourage Maryland high school students to raise funds for their school's athletic programs.

The "Statewide Steelman Challenge" invites high school athletes to compete in the inaugural Steelman Duathlon - consisting of three 2-mile runs and two 13-mile bike legs - on June 27 at Stansbury Park in Baltimore and raise pledge dollars for each mile completed during competition.

The competition is open to athletes of all ages and abilities and participants may compete individually or as a part of a relay.

For more information, go to

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