Area Roundup

March 11, 2007


HCC 16, Ontario 4

Massasoit 6, HCC 5

COCOA, Fla. - Ron Tobolski, Andrew Blickenstaff and Daniel Ditman combined on a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts to support three big innings by Hagerstown Community College in a victory over the Ontario Blue Jays in the second game at the Cocoa Blast.

Tobolski carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning before tiring.

HCC (1-1) scored six runs in the second and sixth innings and three more in the fourth to pull away. David Zaminski had two hits, while Roland Thiele had a three-run double to highlight the six-run second and Matt Murray had a two-run triple in the fourth.

The Hawks showed jitters in the opening game - their first of the season - leading to three runs scored against them in the fourth and a loss to Massasoit.


HCC rallied back with two runs in the seventh to cut the deficit to one, but a diving catch by Massasoit's center fielder turned into a double play to end the game.

Murray had two hits and two RBI, while Tyler Beard and Matt Ridenour added two hits each.


HCC 11-20, Rapphannock 0-4

WARSAW, Va. - Hagerstown Community College opened the season with a pair of five-inning victories over Rapphannock Community College.

Kasie Beaver and Saline Brown each had three hits and three RBI and Brown finished off a combined 1-hitter with Sam Koehl in the opening-game victory.

The Hawks erupted for nine runs in the third inning of the second game.

Koehl and Adrienne Munoz each had three hits and two RBI. Munoz had a triple.


Grier in FUTURES opener

LAKELAND, Fla. - Hagerstown's Ashley Grier stood in a tie for 34th place in the 140-player field in the season-opening Duramed FUTURES Tour event on the Cleveland Heights course.

Grier shot a 1-over 73 on Saturday for a two-day 147, eight shots behind the leader, Meredith Ward.

Seventy-seven players survived the cut for today's final round over the 6,258-yard, par-72 layout.

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