Area Roundup -- Hawks sweep Rockville

March 31, 2009


Hawks sweep Rockville

Megan Holmes went 4-for-4 with six RBIs, including a solo home run, to lead Hagerstown Community College to a 19-0 victory in the first game of a doubleheader sweep of Montgomery College-Rockville.

Amanda Waltman (2-2) pitched all five innings of the opener, giving up just two hits while striking out seven for HCC.

Emily Myers hit a grand slam in the first inning for the Hawks (8-3) in the shortened nightcap. MC-Rockville, carrying just nine players, was forced to forfeit Game 2 in the top of the second inning after catcher Natalie Stempel became injured and was forced to leave the game. The Hawks were leading, 12-3.


HCC 19, MC-Rockville 0
MC-Rockville 000 00 -- 0 2 5
HCC 0(10)7 2x -- 19 12 1

Stempel and Lopez. Amanda Waltman and Megan Holmes. WP -- Waltman (2-2). LP -- Stempel. HR -- H: Holmes (4th, none on).


Mount's Brown wins 100, 200

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Smithsburg graduate Chad Brown won the 100- and 200-meter dashes to lead the Mount St. Mary's men to a third-place team finish at the Maryland Invitational on Saturday.

Brown won the 100 in 10.77 seconds and the 200 in 21.71. He has qualified for the IC4A championships in both events.


Rams ranked sixth in region

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Shepherd University climbed to sixth in the latest National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II Atlantic Regional Poll for March 30. Shepherd went 4-1 last week to improve to 15-11.

Kutztown (22-5) remained No. 1.


Free Business Person's Lunch on Thursday at Municipal Stadium

The Hagerstown Suns will hold their first Free Business Person's Lunch at Municipal Stadium on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Suns will give away lunch to anybody who drops off one of their own business cards on the way through the gates.

Business people in the Hagerstown area will have an opportunity to sample the Suns' ballpark fare, and also get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the programs happening in 2009.

The Suns have placed no restrictions on who may attend, other than requiring all attendees to provide a personal business card.

For information, call the Suns at 301-791-6266.


U-13 Boys

Smithsburg 11, Hagerstown Black 3

Smithsburg: Josh Thomas 4 goals; Luke Grove, Garrett Brenk 2 goals each; Garrett Ghafir, Zach Schaeffer, Steven Rishell goal each.


Jefferson Cup

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Brian Fouche of Hagerstown placed 27th out of 70 riders at the Jefferson Cup in the men's Category 1/2/3 pro race.

Three members of the Antietam Velo Club/Team Hagerstown-Washington County Tourism cracked the top 20 in the men's 50-plus age division. Don Feinberg was fifth, Dennis Crockett was 15th and Mike Spinnler was 17th.

The riders covered 70 miles, completing a hilly 10-mile loop seven times.

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