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Preps Area Roundup -- Blazers advance in 1A West playoffs

May 09, 2009

Prep Softball

GRANTSVILLE, Md. -- Damara McDonough pitched a two-hitter with seven strikeouts and Clear Spring beat Northern Garrett 5-1 in the first round of the Maryland Class 1A West playoffs Saturday.

The Blazers (11-4) got all of their runs in the top of the fourth inning to take a 5-0 lead. Heather Schlotterbeck had two RBIs in the rally, while Hannah Leizear, Korey Atherton and Meagan Price each had one.

Amber Forrest and Leizear each doubled and finished with two hits, while Morgan Purdham also had two hits for Clear Spring.

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The Blazers play at Poolesville on Monday.

Clear Spring 5, Northern Garrett 1
Clear Spring 000 500 0 -- 5 8 1
N. Garrett 000 100 0 -- 1 2 0

McDonough and Leizear. Brenneman and Beasom. WP -- McDonough (6-4). LP -- Brenneman.

Hedgesville 5, Musselman 2

INWOOD, W.Va. -- Jess Shirley pitched a complete game and had two of Hedgesville's eight hits, including a double, as the Eagles defeated Musselman in the West Virginia Region II Section 2 championship game.

Sam Nazelrod had two hits, including a solo home run, for the Eagles (18-3), who will play in the region semifinals Thursday at Jefferson.

Kaila Adams hit a two-run homer for Musselman (14-12).

Hedgesville 5, Musselman 2
Hedgesville 000 311 0 -- 5 8 1
Musselman 000 002 0 -- 2 7 2

Shirley and Nazelrod. Miller, Yates (3), Moore (5) and Snow. WP -- Shirley (12-2). LP -- Yates. HR -- H: Nazelrod (4th, none on); M: Adams (6th, one on).

Greencastle 3, Chambersburg 0

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Greencastle scored three runs in the top of the first inning and held Chambersburg to one hit, as the Blue Devils shut out the Trojans (13-4).

Greencastle starter Autumn Appleby (8-1) allowed one hit while striking out five in four innings, and Rachel Kline pitched three innings of perfect relief with five strikeouts.

With two outs and nobody on base in the first, Rochelle Christman reached on an error and Rachel Statler, Rachel Kline, Chey Melius and Brittany Norling followed with consecutive singles to produce three runs for Greencastle (17-2)

Greencastle 3, Chambersburg 0
Greencastle 300 000 0 -- 3 9 0
Chambersburg 000 000 0 -- 0 1 1

Appleby, Kline (5) and Christman. Miller and Barnnett. WP -- Appleby (8-1). LP -- Miller.

Keyser 3, Berkeley Springs 1

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- The Indians sprayed 10 hits around the diamond but still fell short in the West Virginia Class AA Region II Section 2 playoffs.

Chelsea Hessler had three hits and Brooke Hessler and Harley Stotler each had two hits for Berkeley Springs (7-12), which scored its only run in the fourth inning on an RBI single by Chelsea Hessler.

Keyser 3, Berkeley Springs 1
Keyser 000 002 1 -- 3 4 0
Berkeley 000 100 0 -- 1 10 2

Anderson and Haggerty; Kesecker and B. Hessler. WP--Anderson; LP--C. Hessler (7-8).

Blair 1-2, Mercersburg 0-3

BLAIRSTOWN, N.J. -- Sara Duda and Trisha Bassi each had two hits but Mercersburg was shut out by Blair Academy in the opener of a doubleheader split.

In the nightcap, Julie Garlick had two hits, including the game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh, for the Blue Storm (6-11).

Blair Academy 1-2, Mercersburg Academy 0-3
Mercersburg 000 000 0 -- 0 8 1
Blair 001 000 x -- 1 8 2

Saner and Duda. Magistro and Stevens. WP -- Magistro. LP -- (1-5).
Blair 200 000 0 -- 2 3 3
Mercersburg 002 000 1 -- 3 6 1
Fox and Stevens. Erlichman and Duda. WP -- Erlichman (5-5). LP -- Fox.

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Martinsburg 10, Musselman 0

INWOOD, W.Va. -- Four Martinsburg pitchers combined on a two-hitter as the Bulldogs beat Musselman for the fourth time this season.

Noon Jordan, Travis Hovermale, Eli Fulk and T.J. Weisenberg took turns on the mound with Hovermale collecting the win.

Martinsburg (19-8) had only five hits but also drew five walks and took advantage of seven Applemen erorrs.

Mark Clatterbuck had the only two hits for Musselman (12-13).

Martinsburg 10, Musselman 0
Martinsburg 110 060 2 -- 10 5 1
Musselman 000 000 0 -- 0 2 7

Jordan, Hovermale (3), Fulk (5), Weisenburg (7) and Hovermale, Twigg. Hughes, Woolum (5), Kisner (5) and Larose. WP--Hovermale. LP--Hughes.

Mercersburg 8-1, Blair 6-9

BLAIRSTOWN, N.J. -- Tom Timoney hit a triple in the top of the seventh and was driven home on an RBI single by Cesar Wong as Mercersburg (12-3) beat Blair Academy in the opener of a doubleheader split.

Mercersburg Academy 8-1, Blair Academy 6-9
Mercersburg 100 500 2 -- 8 12 3
Blair 312 000 0 -- 6 7 1

Timoney, Levangie (5), Van Dyke (5) and Rodgers. Lubaski, Viddell, Dillard and Petty. WP -- Levangie (1-1). LP -- Viddell.
Blair 000 063 0 -- 9 11 1
Mercersburg 000 010 0 -- 1 6 2

Bosture and Petty. Van Dyke, Wong (5), Smith (6) and Rodgers. WP -- Bosture. LP -- Van Dyke (2-1).

Jefferson 9, Hedgesville 4

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. -- John Witt had three hits and four RBIs as Jefferson beat Hedgesville.

Brett Moreland had two hits and two RBIs, while Will Corley, Marquise Jones and Trevor Poe each had two hits for the Cougars (25-2).

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