Area roundup - Maugansville Seniors win state opener

July 22, 2004


Senior League Tournament

Winning pitcher Fred Kreiger had three hits while Adam Merrbaugh, Robbie Wood and Nick Allison added two hits apiece as Maugansville rolled over Arbutus 21-3 in the first round of the Senior League state tournament.

Emory Frye Tournament

Halfway 10, Four County 9: Winning pitcher Caleb Jernigan struck out eight and had the game-winning RBI while Lane Morris homered and drove in two runs. Tyler Wirfs had three hits and two RBI, and Jimmy Klick and Patrick Knable each had two hits for Halfway.

Thomas Evans Tournament

National 14, East Frederick 3: Nick Gross homered, while Blake Bandeff, Cory Shank, Chris Smith, Desiree Giffin and Garrick Boward all had two hits for National.

Halfway 4, Conococheague 0: Kyle Crist and Chris McSherry each homered and Jason Hammond had two hits for Halfway.

West End Little League

VFW 12, Coca-Cola 8: Casey Shifler struck out 15 to lead VFW to a win in the championship game. Sean Kuntz collected three hits, while Dwight Boward, Thomas Barrick and Sam Socks each added two hits for VFW.

Wash. Co. Girls Softball

Potomac Property 19, Aladdin Awards 9: Courtney Hutchinson had two RBI and Taylor Shaffer had two hits for Potomac.


Championship Series

Brunswick 3, Fayetteville 1

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Buzzy Jackson pitched a three-hitter with six strikeouts to help Brunswick take a 2-1 series lead over Fayetteville.

Corey O'Bryan, Wayne Toms and Roger Dawson each drove in a run for the Orioles, who will travel to Fayetteville for the fourth game of the series today at 6 p.m.


Wash. Co. Church Softball

Five Forks 24, Christ Lutheran 8: Nathan Strite had four hits and Dan McCleaf had three hits, including a home run, to lead Five Forks. Simon Drew had three hits for Christ Lutheran.

Hub City Softball

Thompson's Gas/Mike's Plumbing 20, Hub City Heat 3: Greg McCoy and Jerry Springs each had four hits to lead Thompson's. Denny Wallick hit three home runs, while McCoy and Jerry Jacobson each added one. Jimmy Ezolt had three hits for Thompson's.

Crazyhorse 19, Off The Hook 6: Bill Durboraw hit a grand slam, and Durboraw, Shaun Kendle, Ben Jones and Dennis Powell each had three hits for Crazyhorse.

Eddie's Apholstery 14, J&L Floors 12: Mike Barns had four hits and Bryan Hayes and Jason Gross each had three hits, including a home run, for Eddie's.


Two golfers shoot 67

Brandon Sheaffer and Nick Zaccaria had identical front and back nine cards of 39-37 for 4-over par 76 to lead golfers in the Washington County Junior Golf tournament at Black Rock on Wednesday.

Alicia Grier shot 77 and Chris Martin posted a 78 as all four qualify next for week's fifth round of play at Beaver Creek.


North grad named to all-star team

Matt Johnson, 2002 graduate of North Hagerstown and junior at Bridgewater College in Virginia, has been named to the starting lineup of the Rockingham County Baseball League West All-Star Team. He will be representing the Bridgewater Reds and will start in left field at the RCBL All-Star Game to be held Sunday.

Local pair commit to Hood men's soccer team

Two local soccer players have made commitments to play for Hood College's inaugural men's soccer team this fall.

Goalkeeper Chad Baker, as well as sweeper Shane McCarrick will both play for the Blazers this fall in the first season of Hood's new soccer program.

Baker, a Brunswick grad, was named to the All-MVAL Antietam squad in his junior year and made the first team his senior year while also leading the Railroaders to the Md. Class 1A South quarterfinals.

McCarrick led Middletown to the MVAL Piedmont title and to the Md. Class 2A West quarterfinals this past season while also being named first team All-MVAL Piedmont. He was named honorable mention All-MVAL as a junior.

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