Area Roundup -- Bushey wins WACO Junior title

August 03, 2009


Chris Bushey, a senior at Smithsburg, captured the top spot in the WACO Junior Championship on Monday at Beaver Creek Country Club.

Bushey shot a 5-over-par 77 to win the title by one stroke over teammate Anthony Minnich. Bushey fired nines of 39-38 while Minnich carded 38-40.

Zach Weber, of Williamsport, who won the points-based Player of the Year award, was third Monday with an 85. All three players earned scholarships from the organization.

Logan McSherry recorded a 45 to win the nine-hole championship by one stroke over Williamsport's Adam Eichelberger.

The WACO Championship culminated a year of six qualifying events at Yingling's Golf Center and six Classic Tournaments at Beaver Creek.



Schultz 27th at Mid-Atlantic PGA

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Beaver Creek Country Club professional Dirk Schultz shot a 2-over-par 74 on Monday in the opening round of the 88th Middle Atlantic PGA Pro Championship.

Schultz shot an even-par 36 on the front nine with two birdies and two bogeys, and 38 on the back with two bogeys at Woodmont Country Club.

Fountain Head Country Club pro Jim Schouller was tied for 53rd with a 4-over-par 76.

Golfers are competing for 20 positions in the 2010 Players National Championship.


Zielinski completes 100-miler

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio -- Mary Zielinski, of Boonsboro, finished 99th out of roughly 150 competitors at the Burning River 100-Miler.

She covered the grueling course in 29 hours, 30 minutes -- 11 minutes faster than she completed it last year.


Maryland Junior League tourney

Thurmont 6, Talbot 5

CHEWSVILLE -- Thurmont edged Talbot in the championship game at Valley Junior League Field.

Sharpsburg 7-8 Blue-Gray tourney

Conococheague 5, Maugansville 1

Conococheague: Justin Taylor, Jaustin Itnyre, Sklar Whittington 2 hits each.

American 8, West End 7

American: Rylan Bowers game-winning hit.

Hancock 8, Halfway 7

Hancock: Josh Golden 2 hits, game-winning RBI; Cooper Grove 2 hits.

Halfway: Cody Boward 2 hits.

Valley Blue 13, National 3

Valley Blue: Chase Miller, Conner Mazenko, Chais Martin 2 hits each.

National: Brock Penn, Timothy Towsend 2 hits each.


Blue Ridge League

Brunswick 5, Boonsboro 3

BOONSBORO -- The Brunswick Orioles (26-12) defeated the Boonsboro Pirates (22-8) in the deciding seventh game of the championship series.

It was the seventh straight league tournament title for Brunswick. Boonsboro won the regular-season title with a 17-2 league record.


Hub City League

Benny's Pub 12, Buffalo Wild Wings 1

Benny's: Rodney Young 3 hits, 5 RBIs; J.B. Bakner, K.C. Hutzell 3 hits each; Jason Gross, Donald Roman HR each.

Younger/Jerry's/Centra 14, U Design It 13

Younger: J.B. Bakner 4 hits; K.C. Hutzell 3 hits, 2 HRs, walk-off grand slam, 6 RBIs; Jason Gross 3 hits; Scottie Leggett HR.

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