Roundup-Liberty ends Frederick's perfect run

April 27, 2005


FREDERICK, Md. - Robbie Mathias pitched a five-hitter and drove in both runs as Liberty handed No. 1 Frederick its first loss of the season, 2-0 Tuesday night in an MVAL Chesapeake Conference game at McCurdy Field.

Mathias staked the Lions to a 1-0 lead with a first-inning sacrifice fly, then added a run-scoring double in the sixth.

Mathias struck out four and walked none in a complete-game shutout.

Mike Herald gave up five hits in five innings for the Cadets (12-1, 8-1).

Hancock 7, Clear Spring 6

CLEAR SPRING - Andy Morris had two hits and struck out seven in a complete-game victory as Hancock staged a five-run seventh-inning rally to defeat Clear Spring.

Kenny Clark added two hits for the Panthers (4-8).

Kenny Shanholtz had two hits for the Blazers (4-9).

Shalom 12, Heritage 10

Heritage Academy claimed a 10-4 lead through three innings, but six errors were the Eagles' demise in a Mason Dixon Christian Conference loss to Shalom Christian.


Andrew Shank had two hits, including a home run, and drove in three for Heritage (4-4, 4-4). Hamilton Stamper had three hits, while Cody Butts, Kevin Sandell and Zach Hartman each had two hits and Hartman drove in three.

Grace 7, Calvary 2

Matt Stine had two hits, including a triple, and drove in a run as Grace Academy defeated Calvary Christian.

Eric Hess added four strikeouts for the Knights (5-3, 5-2).


No. 5 Waynesboro 3, East Pennsboro 1

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Paige Tanner had a solo home run to lead Waynesboro over East Pennsboro in the Mid-Penn Colonial.

Tanner went 2-for-3 with two runs scored for the Indians (9-3, 6-2), while Jesse Miller also went 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Winning pitcher Kristin Hess struck out 10 and walked one while giving up six hits.

No. 8 Berkeley Springs 9, Southern Fulton 6

WARFORDSBURG, Pa. - Samantha Zahnow and Sarah Risinger each had two hits and Berkeley Springs scored three runs in the seventh inning to beat Southern Fulton.

Candace Bard had two hits for the Indians (1-10) in the loss.


CVAL Championships

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. - Jefferson swept all five title matches as it won the Cumberland Valley Athletic League title for the 18th straight year.

The Cougars totaled 202 points to easily defeat runner-up Hedgesville, which had 52 points. Martinsburg was third with 34 points, Musselman was fourth with 16 points and Fort Hill and Hampshire tied for fifth with eight points each.

Christina Hammond and Andy Bosco won the girls and boys singles titles, respectively, for Jefferson.

Also winning for the Cougars were the girls doubles team of Gaby Carstens and Cara Vogler, the boys doubles team of Doug Walp and Jesse Humeas, and the mixed doubles team of Brittany Moreland and Ryan Pekar.

The Cougars have won the CVAL title all 18 years they have been in the league.


HCC 8, Montgomery-Rockville 2

ROCKVILLE, Md. - Nathan Himes reached base in each of his six plate appearances, going 4-for-4 with two doubles, a triple and two RBI to lead Hagerstown Community College to a Maryland JuCo Conference win over Montgomery-Rockville.

Himes was also hit by a pitch and walked and scored three runs for the Hawks (26-13, 16-8), who have won six straight and 11 of their last 12.

Eric Miksitz (7-2) allowed six hits in eight innings while striking out nine. Andrew Murray had three hits and three RBI, while Lowell Coats and Marty Kaetzel each had two hits.

Shepherd 14-9, Salem 5-2

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Shepherd University used a 32-hit attack to sweep Salem International in a doubleheader and clinch the West Virginia Conference Northern Division title.

Dirk Webb had four hits and drove in three runs to pace the Rams in Game 1, while Joe Cook had three hits and three RBI and Nicky Brown, Collin Brown, David Toth and Jerry Jubb each added two hits.


West End Little League

Coca-Cola 18, Stags 13

Coke: Austin Scott 4 hits, HR; Zach Hovermill, Nick Griffin 2 hits each.

Stags: Brandon Hess, Dalton Shoemaker 2 hits each.

National Little League

Funkstown 11, AMVETS 1

Funkstown: Ben Stone 3 hits, HR; Brandon Burnett, Ronnie Embly, Jeremy Caldwell 2 hits each.

Crampton 11, FOP 10

Crampton: Aaron Roby 3 hits; Matt Suddith, Tre Hinchen, Josh Miller 2 hits each.

FOP: Ryan Butts, Sean Przywieczerski 3 hits each; Cal Crabtree 2 hits.

Valley Little League

St. Lawrence 11, SMRG 2

St. Lawrence: Zane Garver, Johnny Karroll, Jesse Lombardi 2 hits each; Matt Stevens 2 RBI.

SMRG: George Leissler, Marco Cardone 2 hits each; Cardone HR.

Hancock Little League

Yankees 12, Nationals 4

Yankees: Jamie Bryner 3 hits; Logan True, Noah Smartt 2 hits each; Smartt 6 Ks.

Wash. Co. Girls Softball

Middle School Divison

Stingers 21, FOP 4

Stingers: Megan Long, Sara Angle 3 hits each; Brittany Beasley, Brooke Holder 2 hits each, Nicole McLaughlin HR; Long, McLaughlin, Angle, Alison Griffith combined no hitter.

Elementary Division

Antietam Title 15, Hagerstown Ford 5

Title: Cate Heaney, Morgan Tucker 2 hits; Kim Seabright, Amber Myers 2 hits, HR each; Kayla Payne 3 hits, grand slam.

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