Area Roundup -- Rams sweep doubleheader

March 28, 2009


Shepherd 3-3, Pitt Johnstown 1-1

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. -- Brian Collins went six innings and struck out five in Game 1, and Bryan Wolfe scattered six hits over 4 2/3 innings in the nightcap as both earned their first wins of the season in Shepherd's WVIAC doubleheader sweep of Pitt-Johnstown (20-8, 3-5).

Matt McCarty tripled and scored on a wild pitch for the first Shepherd run of the opener, while Drew McCormick added an RBI single in the win. McCormick and McCarty each went 2-for-3 to pace Shepherd in Game 2.

Kenny Reisinger earned saves in both games for the Rams (15-11, 5-10).


Seton Hill 2-0, Shepherd 0-1

GREENSBURG, Pa. -- Tricia Bettura pitched a two-hit shutout to gain the win in Game 2 of Shepherd's doubleheader WVIAC split with Seton Hill (12-9, 4-2) on Friday.


The Rams' Rae Johnson singled and later scored on an Amy Edmondson sacrifice fly for the only run of the nightcap. Bettura struck out 10 and walked four to improve to 3-3 on the year.

Nichole Pitcock pitched a four-hitter with six strikeouts and three walks in the opener, but was the hard-luck loss for Shepherd (7-8, 3-1).


Cole, Atha qualify for nationals

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Hagerstown Community College's Justin Cole and Jordan Atha, both Williamsport graduates, qualified for the NJCAA championships with their performances at the Maryland Invitational.

Cole placed second in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase in 9:50.94, while Atha clocked a 5:01.20 in the women's 1,500.


Another Hagerstown rainout

For the second straight year, the Advance Auto Parts North/South 100 Super Dirt Car event at Hagerstown Speedway was canceled due to inclement weather.

Hagerstown Speedway will return to action April 4 with the first points race of the season for the Super Late Models, Late Model Sportsman and Pure Stocks, along with a 30-lap Enduro Dash.

Visit for information, or call 301-582-0640.


Southside Bowl March honors

Tim Bosley won the Paul Wolfe Memorial HDCP King of the Hill Duckpin tournament on March 22 at Southside Bowl in Hagerstown. Bosley, seeded third out of five finalists, defeated No. 4 William Fox and No. 2 Jim Weaver before beating No. 1 seed Dave Brechbill to win the tournament, 171-124.

Other honor scores at Southside in March included:

Greg Kroboth received $100 and a plaque for bowling a 300 game in the Daryl Moats Commercial League on March 2.

Sheri Selby received $25 for bowling a 675-plus series with a series of 688 in the Friday Night Mixed League on March 6.

Chris Mason received $25 for bowling a 290 game, 100 pins over his 183 average in the Saturday Night Mixed League on March 7.

Pat Rossiter received $25 for bowling a 701 series, 150 pins over his average of 172 in the SS48 League on March 12.

Chad Turner received $25 for bowling a 716 series, which was 150 pins over his 174 average in the Friday Night Mixed League on March 13.

Phil Fox received $25 for bowling a 775-plus series with a series of 777 in the Daryl Moats Commercial League in March 16.

Barry Shutts received $25 for bowling 100 pins over his 186 average with a 288 game on March 20 in the Friday Night Mixed League.

Jim Mitchell received $125 and a plaque for bowling a 300 game, 100 pins over his 198 average, in the Friday Night Mixed League on March 27.

Jason Long received $25 for bowling a 299 game on March 27 in the Friday Night Mixed League.


Hagerstown Saints U11 Black 12, Frederick Spires 6

Hagerstown: Mack Tallant 3 goals, assist; Tucker Almany 2 goals, 2 assists; Quinn Tallant 2 goals; Sean Cooper, Teddy Batson, Aric Baker, Harrison Ewing, Cole Barnhart goal each; Joey Garland 5 saves.

Hagerstown Saints U13 Gold 9, Frederick Spires Black 5

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