Area roundup - Chambersburg grad Clever 6th in javelin at U.S. Trials

July 18, 2004


SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Chambersburg graduate Chris Clever finished sixth in the men's javelin throw at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials on Saturday. Clever's best throw was 242 feet, 8 inches.

Breaux Greer won the event by more than eight feet with an effort of 270-4. Brian Chaput (261-10) and Leigh Smith (250-7) took the second and third spots on the U.S. Olympic team.


Brunswick 7, Hagerstown 6

Kevin Goode hit the game-winning two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning and Brunswick eliminated Hagerstown 3-1 in the best-of-5 semifinals to advance to the Blue Ridge League championship series.

Trailing 6-5 after Hagerstown scored four runs in the sixth, Goode sent the one-out pitch by Jamus Peterman over the left-centerfield fence for the lead.


Juan Guzman pitched a hitless seventh to preserve the win.

Goode had a two-run double in the third inning that tied the game at 2-2 and John Mangold drove in two runs in the sixth, giving the Orioles (34-5) a 5-2 lead.

Hagerstown took the lead in the bottom of the sixth on an RBI double by Mike Kipe.

Brunswick will host Fayetteville in the first game of a best-of-7 series on Monday at 7.


Funkstown 11-9 Berkeley County 3-8

FUNKSTOWN - Matt Tedrick hit a two-run, seventh-inning home run to give Funkstown (30-9-1) a victory in the second game and a doubleheader sweep of Berkeley County.

Josh Bussard added three hits, including a sixth-inning solo shot. Josh Byers had two hits and two RBI in the second game for Funkstown.

In the first game, Drew Crawford led Funkstown with two hits and three RBI, while Andy Taylor and Kyle Robinson each added two hits.

Mark Armentrout went 3-for-4 with two RBI in the second game for Berkeley County. Mike Blair had two hits and three RBI.

In the first game, Dirk Webb homered in the first inning as part of his 3-for-4 effort. Armentrout added his own homer and Armentrout and Mark Darlington each had two hits.


Colt Sectional Tournament

Hagerstown Blue 11, Hagerstown Red 8: Matt Stevens and Jeremy Martin each had three hits for Blue. Pat Barrow led Red with three hits and Bryan Powers added two hits.

Tanneytown 5, Chaney 1: Jim Gilford had two hits and Justin Greenup, Dave Fringer and Matt Angell combined for a two-hitter for Tanneytown.

Chaney 15, Hagerstown Blue 5: Lyle Kralle, Dereck Richards, Logan Coker and Lee Baker each had two hits to lead Chaney. Dustin Boward, Matt Stevens and Derek Hendershot had two hits for Hagerstown.

Anne Arundel 10, Hagerstown 'B' 4: Logan Coker had three hits, while Lyle Kralle and Wyatt Nunnikhussan had two hits for Anne Arundel on Friday. Jeremy Martin had two hits for Hagerstown.

Thomas Evans 11-12 Tourney

Clear Spring 7, Sharpsburg 1: Brad Jordan pitched a four-hitter and Cody Englehart had two hits for Clear Spring. Daniel Friend had two hits for Sharpsburg.

National 5, Conococheague 4: Nick Gross had two home runs to lead National. Casey McKenrick and Tanner Malloy each had two hits for Conococheague. McKenrick homered in the loss.

Valley 6, Hancock 2: Ryan Peters, Jacob Gouff, A.J. Minnich and Curt Ferguson had two hits for Valley. Travis Barthalow had two hits, including a home run, for Hancock.

Halfway 14, South Mountain 3: Chris McSherry had four hits, while Josh Green, Aaron Stotelmyer and Jason Hammond each had three and Dylan Zimmerman added two for Halfway. Green also homered. Tyler Marshall, Tyler Thompson and Travis Marshall had two hits each for South Mountain.


Bill Beckwith 5K

SMITHSBURG - Bret Mower, 33, won the overall title, clocking 16 minutes, 17 seconds to defeat Tim Marshall, 41, by 20 seconds.

Marshall won the Masters titles in 16:37, while Jimmy Atkins, 16, finished third overall in 16:53 as the only other runner to break 17 minutes.

Susan Graham-Gray, 36, won the women's overall title by more than a minute in 17:57. Sharon Webb, 35, took second in 18:58.

Margaret Horioka, 49, won the women's Masters title in 24:32, while Mindie Conway, 41, took second in 26:24.


Softball Challenge

The Funkstown Moose Softball Challenge will be held July 24 at the Pinesburg complex. Entry fee is $160 per team, with a four-game guarantee. Hit any .47- or .44-core ball. No Mikken Ultras are allowed. Cash prizes and T-shirts will be awarded. For more information, contact Gary Lum at 301-790-3960.

Fan Home Run Derby

The Hagerstown Suns will hold the third annual Fan Home Run Derby immediately following this afternoon's game against the Delmarva Shorebirds, scheduled to start at 1:35 p.m.

The Derby will be broken down into three age divisions: 12 and under, 13 to 19, and 20 and over. Aluminum bats are permitted, and fans are encouraged to bring their own bats. If no home run is hit in any of the age divisions, the participant who hits the farthest ball in the air in that division will be declared the winner.

Fans can register for the Derby during today's game at the Massey Hyundai Fan Services Booth.

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