Preps Area Roundup

May 29, 2006


SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Greencastle-Antrim's boys 400-meter relay team of Chris Lewis, Adam Ritchey, Allan Lehman and Mike Reid finished third in Class AA in 43.06 seconds Saturday at the PIAA Championships at Shippensburg University.

The Blue Devils' Tim Wertner finished fifth in the Class AA boys 3,200, crossing the line in 9 minutes, 37.16 seconds. James Buchanan's Dion Lehman finished eighth in the Class AA boys long jump, clearing 22 feet, 9 3/4 inches.

In Class AAA, Chambersburg freshman Anyssa Barbour - who already owns the Tri-State girls record in the 100 with an effort of 12.09 earlier this season - finished seventh Saturday, clocking 12.31.


Brashears going to Shenandoah

St. Maria Goretti catcher Kevin Brashears has committed to continue his career at Shenandoah University, a Division III program.

Brashears, a 2005 Herald-Mail All-Area First Team member, hit .315 for the Gaels this season, blasting seven doubles, seven triples and two home runs. He added seven stolen bases.



Schlossnagle wins coaching honor

Jim Schlossnagle is standing on the peak of the Mountain West coaching fraternity.

Schlossnagle, a Smithsburg graduate, was named the Mountain West Conference coach of the year for leading the Texas Christian baseball team to the regular season title in the school's first season on the conference.

The Horned Frogs finished 17-5 and entered this weekend's MWC tournament as the No. 1 seed.

It was the second time Schlossnagle has been named coach of the year. He was also selected in 2002 while coaching at UNLV. He became the first Texas Christian coach to earn the honor sincle Lance Brown was named the Southwest Conference's top coach in 1994.

Schlossnagle is 115-67 in three years at TCU and 192-114 overall.


Heritage grad Stamper honored

Baptist Bible College freshman second baseman Heather Stamper, a Heritage Academy graduate, was recently named to the North Eastern Athletic Conference First Team.

Stamper hit .343 with nine doubles, four triples and three home runs, driving in 42 runs and scoring 41. She stole 10 bases in 11 attempts for the Division III school.


Ogden Newspapers 20K

WHEELING, W.Va. - Three local runners took part in the 30th annual Ogden Newspapers 20K Classic.

Susan Graham-Gray, representing the Cumberland Valley Athletic Club, was the third women's finisher in 1 hour, 19 minutes, 16 seconds, earning $1,000.

Brad Sponaugle took 17th overall and first in the men's 25-29 age group in 1:18:72, while Mike FitzGerald finished 43rd overall and first in the 50-54 age group in 1:25:31. Both men won $75 for finishing first in their respective age groups.

Miller wins Shootout

Jeremy Miller sped to victory on Friday night in Leg 1 of the Winchester/Hagerstown Shootout, postponed from April 14.

Miller, of Littlestown, Pa., became the first repeat winner in the Cindy Rowe Auto Glass late models after winning two of the past three events. He charged past Gary Stuhler following a restart on lap 23 and never looked back. He collected $3,000.

Pete Weaver, of Williamsport, drove away from Scott Palmer by more than two seconds to score his second win in the past three Hoosier Tire/Mid Atlantic late model sportsman events. Charlie Pensinger, of Shippensburg, Pa., pulled away to lead the final 14 laps of the 30-lap Enduro Dash, postponed from April 8.

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