Area Roundup

June 04, 2008


FUNKSTOWN - Aaron Hershberger hit the game-winning three-run home run in the seventh inning to lift the Williamsport Nationals past Funkstown 8-5 on Tuesday.

Nick Bodnar had two hits and two RBIs, while Travis Sluger and Eli Beard each had two hits for Williamsport (3-0).

Marcellus Sumlin had three hits for Funkstown in its season opener.


Mason Dixon Summer League

St. Maria Goretti 52, Greencastle 27

James Buchanan 47, Waynesboro 45

South Hagerstown 59, Mountain Ridge 56

Williamsport 43, Southern Fulton 30


Kellinger an All-American

Frederick Community College sophomore Tim Kellinger, a 2005 St. Maria Goretti graduate, has been honored as an NJCAA Division II First Team All-American.


Kellinger, a shortstop, led the Maryland JuCo Conference in home runs (13) and RBIs (76, second nationally and a school record) while hitting .438 for the season.


Shepherd announces staff changes

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Shepherd University head coach Monte Cater announced several changes to the Shepherd football staff.

Jeremy Overfelt joins the Rams coaching staff after serving as a defensive backs/strength and conditioning assistant at Marietta College last season. Overfelt will coach outside linebackers and run the strength and conditioning program.

Sam Williams, a defensive assistant for the Rams last season, has been elevated to the quarterbacks coach position. Williams replaces Joel Gordon, who resigned to take a similar position with Emory & Henry College.

Jesse Correll, a standout wide receiver for the Rams from 2000 to 2004, will coach the receivers.

Josh Kline will coach the defensive line and special teams while serving as recruiting coordinator.


Maugansville Little League

Burkholder's 12, Brewer's 8

Burkholder's: Derek Herbert 3 hits, HR; Matthew Shipley 2 hits.

Brewer's: Dylan Wagner 3 hits, HR; Joseph Alexander 2 hits.

Halfway Minor League

Virginia Avenue Shell 1, Hagerstown Canteen 0

Shell: John Davies 2 hits; Tate Hopkins 1-hitter, 6 Ks.

American Little League

Eagles 4, Elks 3

Eagles: Che Swayne 9 Ks.

Elks: Eli Boykins HR; Anthony Morton 10 Ks.

Halfway Little League

Valley Storage Bins 10, Gehr 8

Valley: Jeremiah Younker 2 hits, HR, 3 RBIs; Bryce Ruppenthal HR, 3 RBIs; Patrick Hart 2 hits.

Gehr: Josh Solanki, Quinton Barr 2 hits each.

Maugansville Minor League

Frederick Glass 13, DJ Nightlife 4

Frederick: Spencer McNabee 2 hits; Justin Akins 6 Ks.

National Little League

Crampton 8, AMVETS 6

Crampton: Josh Miller 2 hits.

AMVETS: Jay Holbrook 3 hits; Austin Socks 2 hits.

Sharpsburg Minor League

Nutter's Ice Cream 12, C&C Construction 3

Nutter's: Dalton Shank, Marley Enfield, Ben Jackson, Michael Reynolds 2 hits each; Jackson, Lane Gay combined 9 Ks.

C&C: Cody Dillow 2 hits.

Houser's Trucking 12, Red Byrd 11

Houser's: Ethan Grim 2 hits; David Giffin 2 RBIs.

Red Byrd: Kelton Brown, Austin Hale 2 hits each.

Hagerstown PONY League

Firefighters 11, Red Men 1

Firefighters: Charles Cvijanovich 3 Ks; Britten Beard, Jared Blickenstaff 2-run HR each.

Red Men: Andrew Barnhart 3 Ks; Jake Bachtell RBI.

West End Little League


VFW: Chad Bell 2 hits, HR; Wilberto Peralta 2 hits; Josh Singleton 7 Ks.

Smithsburg Little Sluggers

Phil & Jerry's 11, Scott's Speed Shop 2

Phil & Jerry's: Josie Blickenstaff 2 hits, 3 RBIs; Andrew Owens, Logan Degrange 2 hits each; Jacob Lesinger 2 RBIs.

Scott's: Logan Wienholt 2 hits.

Phil & Jerry's 5, Cavetown Planing 2

Phil & Jerry's: Dylan Blickenstaff 2 hits, 8 Ks; Andrew Owens HR, 2 RBIs.

Valley Little League

SMRG 6, Total Lube 5

SMRG: Josh Miller 2 hits.

SMRG 11, Norm Scott 2

SMRG: Josh Miller, Colby Messersmith, Caleb Cardone, Tanner Bachtell combined 3-hitter; Caleb Cardone 4 hits.

Conococheague Junior League

Sportsland 12, Jeter Paving 6

Sportsland: Tyler Keller, Devin Robinson, Bret Rowland, Tyler Haber 2 hits each; Aaron Taylor 9 Ks.

Concocheague Minor League

Tony's Pizza 7, M&T Bank 0

Tony's Pizza: David Kline, Aaron Koontz 2 hits each.


Washington County Girls

Cumberland Valley Decorating Center 6, Always Ron's 3

Cumberland: Kate Wade 6 Ks, 2 hits, RBI; Cierra Beaver 4 Ks, 2 hits, RBI.

Always Ron's: Laken Feeser 7 Ks; Olivia Griffin 3 RBIs.


Western Maryland U-9 Girls

Hagerstown Saints 5, FSK 5

Saints: Juli Swarner 3 goals; Isabel Cortina, Alexia Tiches goal, 7 ground balls each; Hope Chriest 7 ground balls; Georgia Giannaris, Maddie Sappenfield 4 ground balls each; Molly Stewart 2 saves.


Volleyball coaching clinic

The Tri-State FCA Volleyball Club will host a coaching clinic on July 30 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Grace Academy. The clinic will feature former University of Maryland head coach Janice Kruger and Williamsport graduate Kelli Myers, the former University of Connecticut head coach. The clinic is open to all club, middle school, high school or aspiring coaches. Cost is $50 per coach. For more information, call 301-733-7277.

Summer volleyball camp

The Tri-State FCA Volleyball Club will host the High Performance Summer Volleyball Camp from July 30 to Aug. 1 at Grace Academy from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. The camp will be run by former University of Maryland head coach Janice Kruger and Williamsport graduate Kelli Myers, the former University of Connecticut head coach. The camp is limited to 32 experienced players who play club and/or school volleyball from the 12U level up. Cost is $150 per player. For more information, call 301-733-7277.

James Buchanan seeking soccer coach

James Buchanan High School is taking applications for head boys soccer coach for the 2008 season. If interested, send a resum to Larry Strawoet, Athletic Director, James Buchanan High School, 4773 Ft. Loudon Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236. Applicants can also send it by e-mail to, or can call 717-328-2146.

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