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Area Roundup

June 24, 2006

GOLF


VERNONA, N.Y. - A late double bogey was the deciding factor for Dirk Schultz on Friday that precluded him from making the cut in the 39th PGA Professional National Championship.

Starting his round on No. 1 at the Atunyote Golf Club, the Beaver Creek Country Club professional had a double bogey on the 444-yard par-4 sixth hole, but a birdie on No. 8 put his front nine card at even-par 36.

He went to 1-under with a birdie on No. 10, but Schultz recorded a double bogey on No. 17, a 467-yard par-4 that sent him to a 1-over 37 on the back nine. His second-round 73 followed Thursday's 72 at Shenendoah Golf Club and the 145 total missed the cut line, which fell at even-par 144 for the top 70 scores and ties.

Grier bested by top seed

BLUEFIELD, Va. - Hagerstown's Ashley Grier, a Smithsburg graduate, lost a quarterfinal match in the 106th Women's Western Golf Association National Amateur at Fincastle Country Club.

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Having qualified through two rounds of stroke play and then posting wins in two match play contests, Grier lost her morning round to top-seeded Stacy Lewis, 2 and 1.




BASEBALL


Team Maryland in third-place game

NORMAN, Okla. - North Hagerstown graduate Freddie Kreiger went 3-for-4 with two RBI for Maryland in a 9-8 victory against Team Georgia (0-7) in Game 1.

In Game 2, Team Maryland (4-3) suffered a 3-2, 10-inning loss to Arizona (5-2).

Maryland will face either California or Oklahoma in the third- place game today at 4 p.m.




YOUTH LEAGUES


Smithsburg Cal Ripken

Homestyle Laundry 4, Lewis Orchard 0

Homestyle: Joseph Garrish 3-hitter, 16 Ks. Homestyle wins league championship.

Hagerstown PONY League

Red Men 12, Jeter Paving 9

Red Men: Nick Gross, Adam Plume HR each; Chase Worthington 2 hits.

Jeter: Jacob Steich, Thomas Allen, Andrew Moats 2 hits each; Jordan Thurber HR.

Elks 8, Firefighters 4

Elks: Cody Shives 3 hits; Colby McCauley 2 hits.

Firefighters: J.J. O'Neill 2 HR. Valley Little League

Total Lube 10, Norm Scott 6

Total Lube: Nathan Prior, J.R. Rinehart, Charlie Williams, Josh Bloyer 2 hits each.

Norm Scott: Jordan Morkved 3 hits; Luke Slick 2 hits.

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