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Local roundup - Hawks win in another wild finish

March 09, 2005

COLLEGE BASEBALL



COCOA BEACH, Fla. - Hagerstown Community College's Drew Counselman scored on a wild pitch with two outs in the seventh inning to help Robbie Davis pick up a four-hit, complete-game 3-2 victory over UConn-Avery Point at the Cocoa Expo on Tuesday.

The Hawks (3-3) trailed 2-1 heading into the bottom of the seventh before Lowell Coates started the rally with a one-out single. Counselman followed with a double, which allowed Coates to score the tying run on the throw to second base.

Counselman took third on a groundout before scoring on the wild pitch. It was HCC's second straight win in its final at-bat.

Davis allowed two unearned runs in the fifth inning and struck out seven.

Andrew Murray and Counselman each had two of the Hawks' five hits.

Rams Brown, McCormick honored


Shepherd College junior outfielder Collin Brown was named the WVIAC player of the week (Feb. 28 to March 6), while teammate Scott McCormick was named the pitcher of the week.

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Brown batted .417 as the Rams placed second in the USC Upstate Invitational, while McCormick pitched a complete-game three-hitter in a 4-1 victory over Bentley.




YOUTH LEAGUE



Knights of Columbus perfect


Knights of Columbus beat Preferred Arbor 45-38 for the Washington County Junior Basketball League title and finished the season at 15-0.




ADULT LEAGUE



Martz Plumbing wins


WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Martz Plumbing swept Chad Slimmer State Farm Insurance 82-79 and 92-81 to win the Waynesboro Area YMCA City Basketball League best-of-3 championship series.




PREP BASKETBALL



All-Star Classic set for Saturday


The 14th annual Blue Mountain Sporting Goods Franklin-Fulton Senior All-Star Classic is set for Saturday evening at James Buchanan High School.

The girls game begins at 6 and the boys game at 8.

Thirteen schools from the two counties will be represented, including James Buchanan, Shalom Christian, Chambersburg, Southern Fulton, Waynesboro, Mercersburg Academy, Greencastle, Cumberland Valley Christian and McConnellsburg.




BRIEFS



Boonsboro baseball clinic


The Boonsboro High School coaching staff will conduct a youth baseball clinic on Sunday at the high school. Registration begins at noon and the clinic will end at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $20. For more information, contact Brian Smith at 301-432-6101.

Girls ASA Softball Tournament


Team registrations are currently being accepted for the fourth annual Girls Memorial Day Weekend Fast Pitch Frenzy tournament scheduled May 27-30 in Pikesville, Md.

All teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games under the round-robin format. The tournament is open to all club, recreation and school affiliated teams with 'B' level competition offered to 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 & Under age divisions.

Registration forms are available at www.usamateursports.com. For more information contact Skip Apple at 410-363-8610 or via e-mail at prpc21208@aol.com.

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