Preps Area Roundup

May 23, 2008


NEWVILLE, Pa. -- Katie Zak scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the 14th inning as Waynesboro beat Carlisle 2-1 Thursday in the opening round of the PIAA District 3-AAAA tournament at the Heishman Softball Complex.

Zak started the inning with a single and moved to second on a bunt single by Mallory Wishard. Both runners moved up on a wild pitch, which led to an intentional walk of Amanda Gray to load the bases and set up Zak's winning run.

Taryn Ashway held Carlisle to three hits, striking out 22 and walking four. Zak finished with three hits and Gray had two for the Maidens (21-2).

Waynesboro will play Central Dauphin today at either the Heishman Complex or Brightbill Park in Harrisburg.

Greencastle 4, Northeastern 3

NEW OXFORD, Pa. -- Carly Mowen, Roxanne Dewalt and Katy Bobbitt each had an RBI single in Greencastle-Antrim's four-run fifth inning as the Blue Devils beat Northeastern (15-5) in the first round of the PIAA District 3-AAA Tournament.


Autumn Appleby shut down the Bobcats in the sixth and seventh inning and finished with four strikeouts for the Blue Devils.

Greencastle (18-4) will play Muhlenburg today in the second round.


Meyersdale 13, Southern Fulton 0

MEYERSDALE, Pa. -- Southern Fulton was held to three hits as Meyersdale blanked the Indians in the first round of the PIAA District 5-A tournament.

Jesse Smartt, Quinton Hull and Jeremy Clingerman each had a hit for the Indians (9-10).

Chestnut Hill 7, Mercersburg Academy 3

PHILADELPHIA -- Mercersburg Academy's season came to an end with a loss to Chestnut Hill Academy in the quarterfinals of the Pennsylvania Independent Schools state tournament.

Chris Sintetos had three hits and Collin Stevens had two for the Blue Storm.

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