Herald leads top-ranked Cadets over Tuscarora

May 05, 2005


FREDERICK, Md. - Mike Herald fanned seven in five innings and Billy Gross had two hits and two RBI as No. 1 Frederick rolled past Tuscarora 11-2 on Wednesday.

Tommy Gillmore also had two hits and Jesse Highling added a two-run double for the Cadets (15-1). Austin Vesper and Wes Gross both had run-scoring doubles.

Brandon Whipp doubled for the lone extra base hit for Tuscarora (7-10).

No. 2 Chambersburg 1 Cumberland Valley 0

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Andrew Burke hit a bases-loaded two-out single in the bottom of the seventh to score Kyle Helm and lift Chambersburg past Cumberland Valley in the Mid-Penn Commonwealth.

Burke, who finished with two hits, also pitched a three-hitter with nine strikeouts for his sixth win of the year. Zach Frelin added two hits for the Trojans (12-4, 10-2).

No. 6 North Hagerstown 6 Linganore 4

NEW MARKET, Md. - B.J. Soto had a two-run single in a five-run fifth inning as North Hagerstown beat Linganore (3-11).

Colby Thompson added two hits and Brian Barnhart stuck out two in a complete-game effort for the Hubs (13-4, 10-2).

Walkersville 7, No. 7 T. Johnson 1

WALKERSVILLE, Md. - Tyler Riddick had four hits and Matt Sanchez, Adam Shapelow and Ryan Kassab each added two as Walkersville knocked off Thomas Johnson.

Sanchez drove in two runs, while Nick Keefer had an RBI double and Matt Stauder added a run-scoring single for the Lions (8-9). Winning pitcher Pat McCay went the distance, scattering five hits and striking out five.

No. 8 Greencastle 11 Boiling Springs 6

GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Adam Wiestling had two hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs for Greencastle as it defeated Boiling Springs in the Mid-Penn Capital.

Rusty Cordell and Conrad Myers each had two hits for the Blue Devils (11-5, 10-3), while Cody Doyle hit a three-run home run.

Catoctin 4, Clear Spring 3

THURMONT, Md. - Danny Duranko pitched a four-hitter with seven strikeouts and added two hits and two RBI - including the game-winning single in the bottom of the seventh - to lift Catoctin past Clear Spring in MVAL Antietam action.

Jake Yocum and Adam Delauter each added two hits for the Cougars (9-8, 7-6).

Scott Keeney hit a two-run home run to lead Clear Spring (3-13, 1-12).

Winters Mill 7, S. Hagerstown 3

Patrick Hutzler and Zach Bucher each had two hits, but South Hagerstown stranded nine baserunners in a loss to Winters Mill.

The Rebels (4-9) committed seven errors - all in the infield.

Flint Hill 15, St. James 3

OAKTON, Va. - Flint Hill scored 11 runs in the first inning on the way to an easy Mid Atlantic Conference win over St. James.

Lee Draper and Nate Vendetta each had an RBI single for the Saints (3-11, 2-8).

Hancock 2, Berkeley Springs 1

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Andy Morris fired a complete-game four-hitter with 11 strikeouts for Hancock (5-10) as the Panthers defeated Berkeley Springs.

Steve Mowen drove in both of Hancock's runs with a double in the fifth inning.

Nate Sirbaugh gave up three hits in a complete-game effort, striking out seven for Berkeley Springs.

Boonsboro 4, Middletown 1

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Winning pitcher Zac Shifler pitched a complete-game two-hitter, striking out five and walking one as Boonsboro beat Middletown.

Lewis had two RBI, Myers had three hits and Robinson and Cody Poffenberger each added two for the Warriors (11-5-1).

Boonsboro 9, Liberty 9

ELDERSBURG, Md. - Branden Painter went 4-for-4 for Boonsboro as the Warriors played eight innings against Liberty Tuesday night before the game was called due to darkness.

Matt Fortese drove in a pair of runs while Corey Robinson, Kyle Kane and Josh Lewis each had two hits for Boonsboro.

Brunswick 9, Smithsburg 0

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Aaron Main threw his second consecutive shutout to lead Brunswick to a win over Smithsburg in the MVAL Antietam.

Main struck out seven, while Justen Smith had two hits and two RBI. Andrew Derr and Evan Chaney each added two hits for the Railroaders (10-7, 8-5).

Josh Humelsine had two hits for the Leopards.


No. 1 Greencastle 5 Boiling Springs 1

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa. - Greencastle captured the Mid-Penn Capital title with a four-run fifth inning.

The Blue Devils (16-1, 13-0) broke a 1-1 tie on a two-run double by Jessica Ritchey to support the pitching performance of sophomore Sarah Signore (12-1), who had nine strikeouts.

Maxie George had two hits, including a double, for Greencastle, which hosts James Buchanan today in a makeup game.

No. 3 Catoctin 16, Clear Spring 1

THURMONT, Md. - Sara Wastler went 3-for-4 with two RBI as Catoctin defeated Clear Spring in an MVAL Antietam matchup.

Kasey Stiles had two hits and two RBI, Alicia Brandenburg added two hits and winning pitcher Casey Hertel struck out four and walked none for the Cougars (14-2, 12-1).

No. 4 Brunswick 9, Smithsburg 1

BRUNSWICK, Md. - Melanie Kozak tossed a five-hitter with nine strikeouts and no walks to lead Brunswick, which banged out 18 hits.

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