All-State selection another notch on his Belt

April 01, 2005


Berkeley Springs senior Tony Belt was selected to the West Virginia Class AA All-State boys basketball first team, released Thursday.

Belt averaged an area-best 22.8 points per game as well as 9.1 rebounds, 2.7 steals and two blocks per game. He led the Indians to their first state playoff appearance in two decades.

Sophomore Ryan Morris earned honorable mention. He averaged 14.5 points, 9.1 rebounds, 3.8 assists, two steals and 1.8 blocks per game.


Williamsport 16, Hancock 1

HANCOCK - Corey Itnyre homered and drove in three runs and Ryan Heavner scattered five hits over five innings to lead Williamsport to a win over Hancock.


Derek Hadley, Tyler Beard and Austin Barkdoll each had two hits for the Wildcats (3-1). Barkdoll drove in four runs, including three with a triple in the fifth inning.

Wilson Fike 11, Goretti 10

TARBORO, N.C. - Kevin Brashears and Tim Kellinger each had three hits, but St. Maria Goretti remained winless after falling to Wilson Fike (N.C.) at the Tarboro Easter Classic.

The Gaels (0-3) took a 10-8 lead into the bottom of the seventh, but a string of walks and errors allowed Wilson Fike to score three runs - the winning run scoring on a bases-loaded walk.

Trevor Cobb and Ryan Wilson each had two hits for Goretti, which will play North Hampton East (N.C.) this morning at 11. Cobb also drove in three runs.

Musselman 11, Martinsburg 5

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Kenny Remsburg went 3-for-4 and winning pitcher Mark Darlington homered to lead Musselman past Martinsburg at P.O. Faulkner Field.

Joey Pletcher and Kirby Anderson each added two hits for the Applemen (2-0).

Hedgesville 10-10, Robert C. Byrd 0-8

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Hedgesville pitchers combined to throw a one-hitter in the first game and the Eagles rallied from a seven-run deficit in the second game to notch a doubleheader sweep over Robert C. Byrd.

Josh Mumaw pitched into the sixth inning and struck out seven for the win, before giving way to Jonathan Coulter, who retired the last four batters.

Corey Chaney, Justin Everhart and Ross Pederson each had two hits to lead the Eagles (5-2) in the opener. Chaney, Cody Seibert and Logan Clark each drove in two runs.

Clark's two-run home run in the sixth inning of the second game tied it at 8-8. Hedgesville had trailed 8-1 after 4 1/2 innings.

The Eagles took the lead for good on RBI singles by Aaron Whitford and Chaney. Whitford finished with three hits, while Chaney and Everhart drove in two runs each to complete the sweep.

Notre Dame 6, Jefferson 3

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Devin Terris had two hits, including a two-run single in the second inning, to give Jefferson the early lead, but Notre Dame Academy (Va.) battled back to knock off the Cougars at the Hawaiian Tropic Classic.

The Cougars (5-3) finished the four-team mixer with a 2-2 record, but have dropped two straight.

Josh Simons had three hits, while Brian Collins and Jordan Diehl each added two and Diehl drove in a run for Jefferson.

Shippensburg 3, Chambersburg 1

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Jared Olson carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning before yielding three straight hits that led to three Shippensburg runs as the Greyhounds edged Chambersburg.

Olson finished with nine strikeouts and added two hits at the plate for the Trojans (1-1). Josh Frye also had two hits, including a solo home run the second.

Forbes Road 5, Southern Fulton 1

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Winning pitcher Tyler Elbin had two hits and struck out eight, but Southern Fulton fell to Forbes Road in Sideling Hill League action.

Elbin scored the lone run for the Indians (0-1, 0-1) on an RBI single by Chris Krause.

Brandon Gelvin had 10 strikeouts while scattering three hits for Forbes Road (1-1, 1-1).


Hancock 4, Southern Fulton 3

HANCOCK - Aimee Barton had two hits, including the game-winning single with the bases loaded, to lead Hancock over Southern Fulton.

Kayla Hill added three hits and two RBI for the Panthers (2-0), while Katie Golden had two hits and an RBI.

Candace Bard had three hits in the loss for the Indians (0-1).

McConnellsburg 8, Goretti 6

Mandi Deshong had two hits and drove in three runs as McConnellsburg beat St. Maria Goretti.

Hillary Deshong added a triple and two RBI, while winning pitcher Ashley Peck fanned five for the Spartans (2-0).

Greencastle 7, Waynesboro 0

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Sarah Signore tossed a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts as Greencastle blanked Waynesboro in Mid-Penn nonconference action.

Signore had the no-hit bid spoiled on Paige Tanner's two-out single in the sixth inning. Tanner was the lone player to reach base for the Maidens (0-1).

Kris Root had three hits and drove in a run for the Blue Devils (2-0).


HCC 9, Montgomery-Rockville 4

Drew Counselman's two-out, two-run triple gave Hagerstown Community College a 6-2 lead in the seventh inning and the Hawks turned away Montgomery-Rockville.

Eric Miksitz had three hits and Matt Tedrick added two hits for HCC (14-7, 5-2). Robbie Davis pitched seven strong innings for the victory.


Shepherd 8-4, Charleston 0-3

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Karen Burnette fired a three-hit shutout with five strikeouts to lead Shepherd University past Charleston in the opening game of a WVIAC doubleheader sweep.

Megan Zahnow had three hits and Mia Zappacosta added two in the first game for the Rams (12-5, 6-0). Zappacosta and Stephanie Sims each drove in two runs.

Sims had the game-winning hit in the bottom of the seventh to lift Shepherd in the nightcap. Sims, also the winning pitcher, finished with two hits, while Brooke Small and Julie Scherpf each added two hits.

Andrea Gregory and Lauren Newton each had two hits for Charleston (15-10, 6-4).

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