Orioles advance at regional
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Jamus Peterman pitched a six-hitter to make four early runs stand up as the Brunswick Orioles defeated Perdue of Salisbury, Md., 4-1 in the opening round of the NABF Eastern Region Tournament.
Peterman, who was added to the roster after pitching for the Hagerstown Braves, allowed a run in the second inning and struck out three to shut down Perdue.
The Orioles, the Blue Ridge Adult League champions, are playing in a 12-team, double-elimination tournament with a berth in next weekend's NABF World Series in Louisville, Ky., at stake.
Brunswick scored a run in the first on a double steal that Perdue's catcher threw into center field. The Orioles added two more runs in similar fashion in the second as Brett Thoms stole second on a double steal and scored when the throw went into center field.
Brunswick added a run in the fourth.
Kevin Goode led Brunswick with two hits.
Brunswick will play the winner of Thursday's Warren (Ohio)-Youngstown game today at 1:30 p.m.
Hub City Softball League
South End Tavern 22, J&L Floors 3: Donavan Violet had three hits, including a home run, for South End Taven while Tommy Gladden and Steve Yost each had three hits. Brad Hardy had four hits and Franky Litton had a home run.
Thompson's Gas/Mike's Plumbing 15, Eddie's 8: Joey Springer, Denny Wallach, Mike Ernde and Doug Keller each had a home run for Thompson's Gas while Jerry Jacobson had three hits.
Funkstown Moose/Remax 15, Crazy Horse 5: Jeremy Keckler, Danny Berg, Pork Wallech, Scott Remsburg and K.C. Kutzell each homered for Funkstown.
Dual Highway Motors 10, Eclipse 0: Marty Towns went 6-for-6 with two home runs, Heath Crone had five hits with two homers, Jack Duffy went 6-for-6 and Rich Posey homered for Dual Highway Motors.
St. James 12, Nazarene 9: Chad Secrest had five hits, Lloyd Kelly had four hits and Howard Metger added three for St. James. Greg Wright homered for Nazarene.
Hagerstown Grace 19, Smithsburg Valley 11: Kenny Shanholtz had five hits and Erik White and Matt Ott each added four for Hagerstown Grace. Scott Burger and Matt Poe each had four hits for Smithsburg Valley.
Wash. Co. Coed
Bill Baisey Kia 7, We Interpret.net 5: Jeff Hetzer, Mike Green and Dawn Vale each had two hits for Bill Baisey Kia as it won the league championship. Andy Harler had two hits for We Interpret.net.
The Hagerstown Suns will host "Antietam Battlefield Day" Sunday at Municpal Stadium against Asheville.
To celebrate the inaugural gameday promotion with Antietam National Battlefield, the first 500 fans entering the gates will receive a Civil War "kepi," a cap commonly worn by Union and Confereate soldiers. Activities will also include involvement of Civil War re-enactment groups.