Area roundup: HCC gets school-record 35th baseball victory

May 07, 2008


CUMBERLAND, Md. -- Matt Byers had three hits and two RBIs Tuesday to lead Hagerstown Community College to a 6-5 Maryland JuCo Conference victory over Allegany. It was the Hawks' 35th win -- a single-season school record.

HCC (35-14-1, 21-5) rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh -- highlighted by Charles Johnson's solo home run -- to tie the game at 3-3. The Hawks scored three more in the eighth to take a 6-3 lead and then held off Allegany, which scored two in the ninth.

Matt Greene and Johnson each had two hits for HCC. Kyle Briggs (8-2), the Hawks' fifth pitch of the game, went the final three innings for the win.

· Four Hawks have earned all-conference honors. First baseman Greene, outfielder Roland Thiele and right-handed pitcher Spencer Cromer were named to the first team, while pitcher Cory Livengood made the second team.



Mills still in contention

TUSCON, Ariz. -- Hagerstown Community College's Theresa Mills defeated Jenn Hamel of Pima Community in three sets at No. 4 singles to stay in the winner's bracket in the NJCAA Women's Tennis National Championship.

Hagerstown is tied for 27th place in the Division I standings.

Amber Hendershot, Kaitlyn Beard and Crystal Lemon all won matches in the consolation bracket.


American Little League

Elks 13, Funkstown 4

Elks: Anthony Morton 3 hits, 2 HRs; Eli Boykins 3 hits, HR.

Funkstown: Alex Brooks 2 hits.

American Minor League

Eagles 7, Goodwill 7

Eagles: Corban Luna 2 hits.

Goodwill: Dustin Balcita 2 hits.

Clear Spring Little League

Mackintosh Realtors 17, R.L. Divelbiss Construction 2

Realtors: Ryan Yetter 3 hits; Riley Lazich 2 hits.

Conococheague Little League

Tony's Pizza 4, Lions 3

Tony's Pizza: Tristan Baker, Austin Golden, Darrian Bryan 2 hits each; Clay Seibert 9 Ks.

Lions: Jack Kelly, Mikey Sufecool 2 hits each.

Conococheague Minor League

Yankees 14, Reid's Elevator 12

Yankees: Bobby Moschel 2 hits, HR; Jake Bingaman 3 hits; DeAundre Gonzalez, Colby Slusarz, Dustin Moschel 2 hits each.

Reid's: Eric Turner, Trey Hinkele 2 hits

Federal Little League

Lions 14, Rotary 5

Lions: Brady Hornbecker 4 hits, HR; Steven Sinclair, Alec Barnhart 2 hits each.

Rotary: Andrew Spitz 3 hits.

Federal Minor League

Hagerstown Billiards 12, Abeles Group 2

Hagerstown: Harris Blackwood, Garrett Johnston, Josh Hawkins, Wyatt Smith, Mark Sheppard, Jordon Peiffer 3 hits each.

Abeles: Ian Selby, Aaron Kline 3 hits each Alex Walter 2 hits.

Landmark Equipment 13, Abeles Group 9

Landmark Equipment: Nate Brinkley, Luke O'Dell, Kaleb Corbin, Corby Spitz, and Graham Spitz 2 hits each; Christian Wright HR.

Abeles: Gavin Shankle, Ian Selby, Tyler McNeil, Brant Timmons, Alex Walter 2 hits each; Alex Walter and Aaron Kline HR each.

Halfway Little League

Valley Storage 15, Carpet Gallery 14

Valley Storage: Kenny Mack 4 hits, HR, 6 RBIs; Zach Barr 2 hits, HR, 3 RBIs; Jeremiah Younker, Seth Bailey 2 hits each.

Carpet Gallery: Ryan Downs 2 hits, grand slam, 5 RBIs; Brandon Jackson HR, 2 RBIs; Julian Miller, Matt Malphurs 2 hits each.

Halfway Minor League

Canteen 12, Hopewell Sheet Metal 2

Canteen: Cameryn Keller 2 hits, 3 RBIs; Cody Bower 2 hits.

Hopewell: John Bennett 2 hits.

Hancock Minor League

Rangers 19, Pirates 15

Rangers: Chris Russell 3 hits, Lucas Kline 3 hits, 4 RBIs; Jacob Dudich, Austin Golden 3 hits, 3 RBIs; Kody Munch, Logan Faith, Jared Foltz 3 hits 2 RBIs each; Eathan Souders 4 hits.

Pirates: Brandon Lynch 3 hits, 3 RBIs; Cooper Grove 3 hits, Garrett Golden, Dylan Ensor 2 hits, 2RBIs each, Tyler Unger 2 hits, 4 RBIs; Austin Bloyer, Drew Hann, Devin McCarty, Cody Childers 2 hits each.

Junior Interleague

Moose 15, Sportsland 3

Moose: Joseph Garrish 3 hits, 3 RBI; D.J. Kinna 2 hits, 3 RBI; Garrish 5-hitter, 6 Ks.

Sportsland: Matthew McKinsey 2 hits. 

Jordan's Lawncare 12, Hagerstown Trust 2

Maugansville Little League

Home Care 9, Brewer's Saab 7

Home Care: John Britton game-winning 2-run HR, 3 hits; Rich Montgomery 3 hits; Cody Fiery, Dylan Alexander 2 hits each.

Brewer's Saab: Joseph Alexander, Jordan Davis, Zach Zawatski 2 hits each; Alexander HR, 4 RBIs.

Maugansville Minor League

St. Lawrence Cement 11, Allegany Glass 10

Sharpsburg Little League

Lions Club 10, Builders 8

Lions: Dakota Smith 2 hits, 2 RBIs; Kyle Webber 8 Ks.

Builders: Brendyn Brashears, Wes Higdon 3 hits each; Brent Moyers 2 hits.

National Minor League

Antietam 18, Western Maryland 11

Antietam: Brandon Decker 3 hits, HR; Cody Crawford, Blake Gooden 3 hits each; Kyle Hose, Darren Bittenger 2 hits each.

Western Maryland: Chris Eyler 2 hits.

Sharpsburg Minor League

Battleview Market 10, Red Byrd 6

Battleview: Matthew Frushour 2 hits; Ben Burgan 6 Ks.

Red Byrd: Ryan Crook 2 hits.

Smithsburg Little Sluggers

Scott's Speed Shop 12, Donnie's Plumbing 2

Scott's: Logan Wienholt, Zach Evans 3 hits each; Dylan Grove, Brent Mowbray, Cole Kline, Bryce Wiles, Zach Brown, Ethan Wienholt, Austin Smith 2 hits each.

Donnie's: Austin Goetz, Asher Waeyaert, Matthew Burke 2 hits each.

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