Area roundup

February 20, 2008


Eagles' Breen signs with FMU

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - Hedgesville senior Erin Breen signed a letter of intent to continue her soccer career at Francis Marion University in Florence, S.C.

Breen had 10 goals and two assists for the Eagles last fall and was named to the All-Apple Valley League First Team and The Herald-Mail All-Area Second Team.

Francis Marion went 10-7-1 last fall in its first season as an NCAA Division I program.


Hershey 18U Fastpitch League

Tri-State Thunder 16U Silver 6, Susquehanna Slam 2

Thunder: Autumn Appleby, Katie Zak combined 21 Ks; Lauren Abbott, Elisabeth Sharpe 2 hits each.

Tri-State Thunder 16U Silver 8

Cedar Crest (Pa.) 0

Thunder: Katie Diller, Emily Estep combined 19 Ks; Diller HR.



Hagerstown Junior League
Elementary Division

Red Men 39, Robinson & Robinson 27

Red Men: Clopper 9, M. Carey 6, P. Carey 11, Hockaday 3, J. Thompson 2, L. Thompson 4, Johnson 2, Miguel 2.

R &R: Hart 2, Kisner 2, Bennett 2, Abbott 9, Brooks 10, VanLoan 2.

Jerry's 34, Exchange 30

Jerry's: Lassiter 13, Brennan 13, Carter 6, Johnson 2.

Exchange: Kitchens 8, Singleton 10, Fiery 6, Burkholder 4, Tapley 2.

Western Enterprise 37, Home Care 28

Western: McKenrick 6, Kelbaugh 15, Toloso 4, Schneider 10, Wilson 2.

Home Care: Gift 3, Bradshaw 5, Spitz 4, Nave 2, Stone 14.

Harley Davidson 28, Weller's 22

Harley: Andrews 2, Schoack 15, Henson 7, Stewart 4.

Weller's: Barr 5, Younker 2, Jackson 8, Chandler 7.


Bulldogs win "Battle of the Barn"

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. - The Hagerstown Bulldogs U16 Upper A team went 4-0 last weekend in winning the "Battle of the Barn" tournament.

The Bulldogs beat the Vineland (N.J.) Patriots 8-0, the Chester County (Md.) Cougars 9-2 and the Regency Ice Cats from Lancaster, Pa., 7-1 in pool play, then defeated Chester County 4-3 in the championship game.

Eric Bowers had nine goals and eight assists on the day to lead the Bulldogs. Elliott Martin had four goals and six assists, Dustin Nead had five goals and three assists and Joe Wirling had two goals and five assists. Taylor Donaghue stopped 39 of the 40 shots he faced in goal.


Washington County Church League

Hagerstown Bible Church 57, St. James Brethren 51

Tri-State 61, Ringgold 54

Nazarene 67, Harvest Life 43

Smithsburg Valley Baptist 60, Crossroads 34

Christ Community 54, Lifehouse 53

Bethel 73, Otterbein 47

Valley Grace A 80, Valley Grace B 64


Girls softball registration

The Washington County Girls Softball League will hold spring registration for elementary and middle school girls at Dick's Sporting Goods in the Centre at Hagerstown on Feb. 23 and March 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and at Extra Innings in Hagerstown on Feb. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Church softball meeting

The Hagerstown Area Church Softball League will hold an organizational meeting March 4 at 7 p.m. at Tri-State Fellowship on Cearfoss Pike. Small churches may merge with others in order to form teams. For information, contact Mike Kelbaugh at 301-223-4556 or 301-797-9112, or visit the league's Web site at

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