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Area roundup

September 15, 2008

* WOMEN'S SOCCER



Shippensburg 2, Shepherd 0

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Amanda Greenwalt scored on an assist from Alison Dowdreck at the the 18:31 mark to lead Shippensburg University to a victory over Shepherd (2-4) on Sunday.

Shippensburg (6-1) scored on an own goal at 76:41 to sew up the match.

Shepherd's Lauren Vetock recorded 10 saves.

* COLLEGE TENNIS



Martin wins title for HCC

BEL AIR, Md. -- Carrie Martin won the No. 3 singles title to lead Hagerstown Community College at the annual Harford Community College tennis tournament.

Martin defeated Mercer's Christina Holsman 6-2, 6-4 and Community College of Rhode Island's Samantha Browning 6-0, 6-2, before defeating Harford's Courtney Brewer 6-4, 7-5 for the championship in the eight-team tournament.

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Singles -- 1. Hillary Gall (Mercer) d. Tessa Doyle (HCC), 7-5, 6-0; 2. Ashley Helm (CCRI) d. Mia Doyle (HCC), 6-2, 6-0; 4. Rebecca Knowlton (CCRI) d. Carly Jones (HCC), 6-1, 6-4; 5. Gloucester d. Alicia Clark (HCC), 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles -- 1. Doyle-Doyle (HCC) d. Browning-Helm (CCRI), 8-1; Sherinsky-Tydeman (Harford) d. Doyle-Doyle, 8-2; Osborn-Koski (CCRI) d. Martin-Jones (HCC), 8-2.

* GIRLS TENNIS



Mercersburg Academy wins title

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Lena Finucane and Valerie Garcia won singles titles to lead Mercersburg Academy to title in the State College Invitational. The Blue Storm won the team title with 10 points, followed by State College with 8 points in the four-team field.

Finucane won the title at No. 2 singles with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Leila Hijazi of Downington West. Garcia claimed the No. 3 title with a 6-2, 6-0 win over Downington West's Katie Clark.

Mercersburg's Nikki Wolny finished second in No. 1 singles.

* RUNNING



Oates wins 5K

MOUNT AIRY, Md. -- Doug Oates of Hagerstown won the first St. Michael's Youth 5K in a time of 17:18.

Kaitlyn Claggett, 7, of Waynesboro, Pa., won the half-mile youth race in 3:39. Claggett is Oates' niece.

* AUTO RACING



Miller, Cannon win at Hub City 100

Jeremy Miller and Pat Cannon scored wins in the Hagerstown Speedway's 34th annual Hub City 100 at Hagerstown Speedway on Saturday.

The race's format was changed to a pair of 50-lap features for the IRS (Independent Racing Series) late models and the 358 sprint cars.

Miller, of Gettysburg, Pa., won his heat and finished second in the dash to earn the outside starting slot in the front row. It allowed him to lead from flag to flag to win the IRS event, good for his fourth win of the season a $7,000.

Cannon, of Etters, Pa., was flawless to win  $3,000 with his 12th win of the season. Cannon started fifth and got past Aaron Ott to charge ahead on the 33rd circuit and win by more than two seconds over T.J. Stutts.  

It's down to only two programs remaining and the final event before a several week lull is the two day 2nd Annual Shamrock Inn Small Car Nationals for this Friday-Saturday.

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