Area roundup

May 17, 2004


Wash. Co. Girls Softball

Middle School Division

B.J.'s Custom Embroidery 9, William Gower & Sons 1: Marla Delamaeua had four hits, including a home run, to lead B.J.'s, while Ashley Ernde had two hits and Amelia Plank homered.

Larry Allen 17, William Gower & Sons 4: Britni Smith homered and Katie Cronise had three hits to lead Larry Allen. Lauren McVicker, Sarah Hoover, Jessica Berry and Jenna Doggett had two hits each in the win.

Mid-Atlantic Ortho 12, Taylor's Sluggers 11: Alyssa Collier, Christen Brown, Carrie Johnson and Caroline Krieger each had two hits for Mid-Atlantic. Tiffany Souders homered for Taylor's.

Elementary Division

Antietam Title 4, Glocker Group 1: Becky Young had two hits, including a homer, for Antietam Title, while Sara Angle added two hits and Amber Welch, Amber Myers, Kayla Payne and Nicole Fulton combined to pitch a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts.

National Minor League

Funkstown Legion 17, Antietam Fire Co. 8: Bryce Nigh, Todd Pule and Ryan Abbott combined to pitch a two-hitter for Funkstown, while Brenden Keefer had three hits, including two homers, and Jeffrey Bennett, Zachary Barr and Aaron Weisner each had two hits. Arthur Nicholl and Pule each homered in the win.

Halfway Little League

Gehr 7, Lions 3: Shane Maldoon, Dylan Zimmerman and Kent Lewis each had two hits to lead Gehr. Tyler Bickle, Brendan Deener and Kyle Crist had two hits each for Lions.

American Minor League

Antietam Fire Dept. 16, Eagles 11: Quielanna Gantt, Stephen St. Clair, Cody Lynn and Bradlee Lynn each had two hits for Antietam. Jakob Griffith had three hits, while Ben Murphy and Richie Fraley added two each for Eagles.

Smithsburg Cal Ripken

Mace Auto Body 9, Lions 3: Dylan Ianaro and Jeremy Boyd each had two hits and J.P. Steich homered to lead Mace.

Bair Pools 11, Homestyle Laundry 0: Brandon Wiley pitched a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts for Bair Pools, while Kemper Baker had three hits and Cody Blickenstaff had two hits.


Demolition derby postponed

Saturday's events at the Hagerstown Speedway were postponed due to heavy rain. Highlighted in the triple-feature program was the demolition derby, which has been rescheduled for July 10.

The Speedway will return to action this Saturday with the 11th annual Shorty Bowers/Bull Durham Memorial. Racing will begin at 7:30 with gates opening at 5.


Lacy wins PSAC triple jump

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Shippensburg University's Tunisia Lacy, a Chambersburg graduate, defended her women's triple jump crown at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championships with a winning jump of 39 feet, 8 inches.

Lacy, who won the long jump Friday, also placed second in the 100-meter hurdles in 14.30 seconds.

Shippensburg's Dan Helfrick, a James Buchanan graduate who placed fourth in the men's 10,000 Friday, came back to take second in the 5,000 (15:00.86).


Spinnler takes second

WASHINGTON - Maria Spinnler, 42, of Hagerstown, placed second in the women's masters division at the Sallie Mae 10K in 38 minutes, 5 seconds.

Lee DiPietro, 46, of Ruxton, Md., was the top women's master in 36:38.

The overall women's winner was Russian Victoria Klimina in 33:34. The men's winner was Kenyan Henry Kipchirchir, 20, in 29:56.

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