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Area Roundup

April 02, 2007

COLLEGE SOFTBALL



WILLIAMSPORT - Defending NJCAA Division III national champion Monroe scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to defeat host Hagerstown Community College 10-9 in the championship game of the Hagerstown Invitational Tournament on Sunday at Kemps Mill Park.

Sam Koehl went 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBI for HCC in the final, while Kasie Beaver was 2-for-3 with two RBI and Adrienne Munoz homered.

Earlier Sunday, HCC (11-3-1) defeated Potomac State 5-3 in the quarterfinals and beat Mercyhurst Northeast 6-4 in the semifinals.

Jenna Clark went 2-for-3 and scored two runs and Beaver hit an RBI double the Hawks againt Potomac State.

Against Mercyhurst Northeast, Clark went 2-for-3 with two RBI and Ashely Arentz also had two hits, including a double.

Rams split doubleheader

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Stephanie Sims singled to score Rebekah Walsh with two outs in the bottom of seventh inning of the first game to lift Shepherd University to a 3-2 win over Slippery Rock. Slippery Rock gained a split with a 12-4 win in the nightcap.

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Rae Johnson went 2-for-2 for the Rams in the first game, while freshman pitcher Alicia Brandenburg struck out five in her first collegiate win.

Courtni Williams and Amy Edmondson each had two hits in the nightcap for the Rams (11-12).




COLLEGE BASEBALL



HCC 10, Salem 3

LOUISBURG, N.C. - Corey Eisenhart had a home run and three RBI as Hagerstown Community College finished 2-2 at the Russ Frazier Invitational with a victory over Salem.

Corey Livengood pitched eight strong innings to improve to 3-0 for the season for HCC (10-11), while Jacob Darr, Matt Ridenour and Matt Byers each had two hits and Rolan Thiele had three RBI.

The Hawks played two games Saturday.

Eisenhart smacked a three-run homer in the third inning as the Hawks defeated Lenoir Community College, 7-2.

Adam Thomke pitched a three-hitter, Thiele had two hits and an RBI and Tyler Beard had two hits for the Hawks.

Hagerstown was defeated 13-2 by Louisburg College in the second game. Ridenour led the Hawks with three hits, while Beard and Jason Gordner each added two. Murray hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning.

Salem International 5-4, Shepherd 3-2

SALEM, W.Va. - Shepherd dropped a pair of games to Salem International in a WVIAC doubleheader Saturday.

Chris Wilkins went 3-for-4 and Dirk Webb went 1-for-2 with a two-run double to pace the Rams in the opener.

Josh Wenderoth went 1-for-2 with a solo homer and Wilkins added an RBI single in the nightcap for Shepherd (6-10, 2-2).




COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD



Clement, Jones qualify for nationals

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Hagerstown Community College's Tony Clement turned in a pair of national-qualifying performances Saturday at the Maryland Terrapin Invitational, placing second in the 1,500 in 3:55.13 and sixth in the 800 in 1:55.78.

HCC's Gerome Jones also qualified for nationals in the shot put with his third-place throw of 51 feet, 7 3/4 inches.

Also for the Hawks, Dadre Williams placed fifth in the 100 in 11.04.

Brown, Martin place at GMU

FAIRFAX, Va. - Mount St. Mary's Corey Brown, a Smithsburg graduate, placed second in the long jump (23-0) and third in the high jump (6-6 3/4) at George Mason University on Saturday. Williamsport grad Ryan Martin, competing unattached, was second in the discus and sixth in the javelin.

Brown earlier this season qualified for May's IC4A championships in the high jump with his leap of 6-8 1/4.




AUTO RACING



Hagerstown Speedway

Tim Fuller methodically worked his way up from 18th place to first and claimed Saturday's Advanced Auto Parts Super DIRT Series modified Syracuse Eckert 200 qualifier win at Hagerstown Speedway. The $6,000 victory was the 15th DIRT Series win of his career.

Fuller, of Edwards, N.Y., moved into fifth place on Lap 21, second on Lap 29 and then took the point from Billy Decker on the 32nd lap.

In the accompanying Cindy Rowe Auto Glass late model feature, Jeremy Miller benefited from the inversion draw and led all the way to claim his first win of the season. Miller, of Littlestown, Pa., was the Northeast's leading late model winner last season with 15 scores.




HAGERSTOWN SUNS



Tickets go on sale today

Hagerstown Suns individual game tickets for the upcoming season go on sale today at 10 a.m.

VIP tickets are $9 and general admission tickets are $7 ($5 for adults 60-and-over and children 12-and-under).

Tickets can be purchased in the Hagerstown Trust Plaza at Municipal Stadium, by telephone at 301-791-6266 or online at www.hagerstownsuns.com.




GIRLS SOCCER



WAGS U-19

Hagerstown Freedom 87 2, ODFC United 2

Hagerstown: Carlie Colella, Jessica Shuff goal each.

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