Area Roundup

August 18, 2008


Grier tied for 28th

RICHMOND, Va. -- Hagerstown's Ashley Grier posted a final round 3-over-par 75 on Sunday to finish in a tie for 28th place in the Greater Richmond Classic on the Duramed FUTURES Tour.

Grier had earlier rounds of 70 and 73 and ended at 2-over-par 218 for the tournament, won by Haeji Kang of South Korea.

Grier will be in the field Friday for the Gettysburg Championship at The Links of Gettysburg.


Four race at Tour de Millersburg

MILLERSBURG, Pa. -- Brian Fouche, the only qualified professional cyclist in Washington County, competed, but failed to qualify for points in the Pro 1-2-3 division as one of four competitors representing Antietam Velo Club/Hagerstown-Washington County Tourism team.


Fouche finished 22nd in 12-mile time trial in 26:51, 43rd in the 32-mile criterium and 32nd in 90-mile road race in the two-day event.

Stephen Wahl, of Hagerstown, finished 28th overall in the 4-5 Class by finishing 23rd in time trial in 28;04, 22nd in the 20-mile criterium and 19th in the 54-mile road race.

Mike Spinnler, of Hagerstown, finished 13th overall in the Masters class by finishing 15h in the time trial in 27:55, 22nd in criterium and third in the 54-mile road race. Tim Lung, of Middletown, was 22nd overall by taking 22nd in the time trial in 29:31, 15th in the 20-mile criterium, and 20th in the road race.

Former Frederick, Md., resident Eric Hodos won the Masters event, by winning the time trial and road race and finishing 20th in the criterium.

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