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Area Roundup

April 20, 2008

GOLF



Grier makes cut

LAFAYETTE, La. - Hagerstown's Ashley Grier posted a 3-over-par 75 in the second round of the Louisiana Pelican Classic on the DURAMED Futures Tour, surviving the cut in a tie for 65th place.

Grier has a two-round total of 5-over 149, 15 shots behind leader Vicky Hurst, who shot an 8-under 64 Saturday.

Beaver Creek ousted

The Beaver Creek Country Club state team was beaten by Columbia Country Club 13 1/2 to 4 1/2 in the quarterfinal round of the Maryland State Golf Association State Team Championship.

Fountain Head winners

Winners in Fountain Head Country Club's opening day Member-Member were Frank and Steve Bushey with a 62 low net and Ted Bratthauar and Paul Mellott with a 73 low gross.

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COLLEGE BASEBALL



HCC 8-12, Dundalk 3-7

DUNDALK, Md. - Alex Stover had three hits and three RBIs in the opener and Mike Knight had four hits - including two home runs - and five RBIs in the nightcap as Hagerstown Community College swept a Maryland JuCo doubleheader from Dundalk.

Charles Johnson finished with four hits and three RBIs in the sweep for HCC (25-13-1, 13-3).

Stover keyed the Hawks' six-run second inning with a two-run home run to provide a working margin for starter Kyle Cronister, who allowed four hits before giving way to Spencer Cromer, who picked up four strikeouts in two innings.

Jason Gardner had two hits and Johnson added two hits, including a solo homer in the sixth, and an RBI.

In the nightcap, Knight ignited a four-run first with a two-run shot, followed by a solo homer in the third. HCC added a six-run fourth to build an 11-6 lead. Knight also doubled.

Jacob Darr had two hits and three RBIs, while Johnson added two hits and two RBIs and Roland Thiele had two hits and an RBI for HCC.

Shepherd sweeps twinbill

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. - Shepherd University swept West Liberty in the West Virginia Conference, earning a 5-4 victory in the opener and a 17-12 triumph in the nightcap.

Matt McCarty (7-2) earned the complete-game win in the opener, while reliever Kenny Reisinger (4-1) got the win in the nightcap and Freddie Peters picked up the save.

Dirk Webb smacked a three-run homer and Neil Toothman added a grand slam to pace the Rams (24-19, 8-6) in the nightcap.

COLLEGE SOFTBALL



Hawks sweep Dundalk

DUNDALK, Md. - Hagerstown Community College posted a pair of Maryland JuCo wins over Dundalk with good pitching and timely hitting.

In a 5-3 opening-game win, Sam Koehl struck out 13 and the Hawks scored four runs in the third inning. Ashley Arentz had a two-run double and Brittany Mayne added a two-run single in the inning. Mayne and Casey Beaver each had two hits.

In the nightcap, Faline Brown scattered four hits as the Lady Hawks (17-1, 11-1) recorded a 3-0 shutout.

Megan Holmes led the offense with three hits and two RBIs, and Koehl added two hits.

Shepherd, Ohio Valley split

VIENNA, W.Va. - Amy Edmondson had a home run, two singles and three RBIs to lead Shepherd to an 8-2 win in the nightcap to salvage a West Virginia Conference doubleheader split against Ohio Valley.

Rae Johnson and Amber Dudek had two hits each for the Rams.

In the second game, Shepherd (21-21, 12-8) could manage only four hits in a 3-1 loss. Jodie Sites had a solo home run for Shepherd.

COLLEGE TRACK



HCC at IUP Open

INDIANA, Pa. - Justin Houck finished third in the triple jump with a leap of 13.62 meters, while Adam Desiroth was third in the discus with a throw of 44.86 meters to lead Hagerstown Community College at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Open.

Trey Jones finished fifth in the shot put with a throw of 13.79 meters, while Dustin Adams was sixth in the 1,500 in 4:12.37 and Mike Podlesnik took sixth in the 800 in 1:57.88 for the Hawks.

MEN'S TENNIS



W.Va. Wesleyan 5, Shepherd 2

at CHARLESTON, W.Va.

WVIAC Championship

Singles: 1. Adam White (WVW) d. Roger Torres, 6-0, 6-0; 2. DNF; 3. Alvaro Ochoa (WVW) d. Bruno Azevedo, 6-2, 6-0; 4. Daniel Lobo (WVW) d. Felipe Oliveira, 6-3, 6-3; 5. Danilo Franciscon (WVW) d. Andy Bosco, 6-2, 6-0; 6. DNF.

Doubles: 1. Adam White-Rafael Cavalcante (WVW) d. Bruno Azevedo-Casey Moser, 8-4; 2. Felipe Oliveira-Roger Torres (SU) d. Daniel Lobo-Danilo Franciscon, 8-6; 3. Andy Bosco-Scott Hasenei (SU) d. Alvaro Ochoa-Luiz Cruz, 8-4.

Record: Shepherd 15-6.

HAGERSTOWN SPEEDWAY



Stuhler gets win No. 124

Gary Stuhler opened the Winchester/Hagerstown Shootout I Series opener at Hagerstown Speedway with his 124th career triumph.

Stuhler, from Greencastle, Pa., lined up third in the heads-up start for the Cindy Rowe Auto Glass late models. After taking the lead from Mike Atherton on the third lap, he was in a league of his own, taking the checkered flag 3.66 seconds ahead of Tommy Armel in the 40-lap event.

Also getting to victory lane was Barry Miller, who started second in the Hoosier Tire Mid Atlantic late model sportsman feature but earned his first win since last season's opener when Gene Conlee was disqualified for an engine head infraction.

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