Area Roundup - King pitches well in pro debut for GCL Nationals

July 10, 2009


MELBOURNE, Fla. -- Martinsburg (W.Va.) graduate Brandon King made his professional baseball debut on Thursday in the Florida Gulf Coast League.

King, who signed with the Washington Nationals, started and went the first two innings in a 7-4 Nationals win over the GCL Cardinals.

The right-hander allowed two hits, struck out five and walked none.


Thornton to play at Fairmont

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Isaac Thornton, The Herald-Mail's 2008-09 Boys Basketball Player of the Year who led Martinsburg to the West Virginia Class AAA state title this year, has accepted a full scholarship to play basketball at Fairmont State University.

The 6-foot-3 guard averaged 18.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.4 steals and 3.4 assists per game as a senior and finished his career with 1,302 points. He sank two free throws with 5 seconds remaining in the state championship game to lift the Bulldogs to a 53-52 victory over South Charleston.



Hagerstown Colt League

Second Round Playoffs

FOP 5, Goodwill 4


Tri-County Women's League

Hagerstown 12, Hair Razors 0

Hagerstown: Emily Middlekauf, Michelle Hanna, Ashley Mullican 4 hits each.

Hair Razors: Britt Flashe 3 hits; Steph Harbaugh, Margie Lynerd 2 hits each.

Donna's Tax Service 26, IESI 12

Donna's Tax Service: Hilary Addleman 5 hits, HR; Kristy Hinkle 4 hits, HR; Steph Addleman 4 hits; Angie Grove, Sam Brown, Denise Brown, Lori Sines, Brittany Miller 3 hits each.

IESI: Crystal Bard, Kelly Martin, Crystal Diffenderfer, Rebecca Snyder 3 hits each.

Peckies-Jayne 8, Coors 2

Peckies-Jayne: Chelsea Wolff, Jess Souders 3 hits each; Cree Fix, Pam Sponsler 2 hits each.

Coors: Andi Heck 2 hits.

Hagerstown Area Church League

Tri-State 24, Otterbein 4

Tri-State: Mike Kelbaugh, Howard Metger 5 hits each.

St. Marks 21, Trinity 15

St. Marks: Tate Harold 2 HRs; Tony Corbin HR.

Hagerstown Bible 18, Virginia Ave. 17

Hagerstown Bible: Josh Barnhart 5 hits, HR.

Tri-State 24, St. James 7

Tri-State: Shawn Faith, Tim Hose, Jeff Burnett 5 hits each.

Nazarene 17, Otterbein 5

Lifehouse 21, Nazarene 17

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