South grad Hyatt named WVIAC Player of the Year

May 05, 2010


PRINCETON, W.Va. -- South Hagerstown graduate Brittany Hyatt, a sophomore shortstop at West Virginia State, was named the West Virginia Conference Player of the Year on Tuesday.

Hyatt batted .455 with five home runs, four triples, nine doubles, 54 RBIs and a conference-best 62 runs scored this season for the Jackets (34-23).

Joining Hyatt on the All-WVIAC First Team were Shepherd's Tricia Bettura and Nichole Pitcock. Bettura had a 19-7 pitching record with a 1.26 ERA, while Pitcock batted .347 and had a pitching record of 15-7 with a 1.76 ERA.


Brown earns honors

EMMITSBURG, Md. -- Mount St. Mary's junior Chad Brown, a Smithsburg graduate, was named the Mount Athlete of the Week after being named the Most Outstanding Track Athlete of the Northeast Conference Championships last weekend.


Brown won the 100-meter dash in 10.71 seconds and placed second in the 200 (21.65), qualifying for the IC4A championships in both. He also contributed to Mount's third-place 4x100 (41.89).


Hawks sign to continue careers

Three sophomores on the Hagerstown Community College team that finished 11th at the 2009 NJCAA Division II national tournament have signed to continue their careers.

Outside hitter Rebecca Morgan, a Grace Academy graduate who resides in Greencastle, Pa., will continue her career at NCAA Division II University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Morgan led the Hawks with 3.91 kills and 0.88 aces per game and was second on the team with 1.95 digs. Morgan was a Herald-Mail All-Area First Team honoree in 2007.

Outside hitter Julia Becker, a native of Kodiak, Alaska, will continue her career at NCAA Division II Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Becker was second on the Hawks with 3.68 kills per game and third with 1.61 digs.

Defensive specialist Hailee Growden, a Williamsport graduate, will continue her career at Lancaster Bible College, a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association. Growden led the Hawks with 2.21 digs per game. She was a Herald-Mail All-County First Team honoree in 2007 as an outside hitter.


Broadfording 14, MSD 4

Joe Garrish had nine strikeouts and two hits to lead Broadfording Christian in a five-inning rout of Maryland School for the Deaf.

Zack Snodderly had two hits and three RBIs for the Lions (6-6).

MSD 301 00 -- 4 7 4
Broadfording 317 21 -- 14 13 2

Setzer, Simmons (2), Bonheyo (4) and Wiener, Setzer (5). Garrish and Wall, T. Snodderly (4). WP -- Garrish (2-0). LP -- Simmons. HR -- MSD: Setzer (1st, none on).

Grace 16, Calvary 5

CRESAPTOWN, Md. -- Danny Frederickson had two hits and four RBIs as Grace Academy routed Calvary Christian in six innings.

Zach Morgan and Andy Michael had three hits each, Sean Koontz, Caleb Serafini and Peter Hykes had two hits each and Lewis Rudy had three RBIs for the Knights (6-5).

Grace 320 038 -- 15 17 5
Calvary 203 000 -- 5 3 3

Hykes and Buwalda, Rudy (5). Saweikis, Kendall (6) and Capper. WP -- Hykes (1-0). LP -- Saweikis.

Chambersburg 5, Central Dauphin 0

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Jordan Riley had two hits, including a two-run homer, and three RBIs as Chambersburg shut out Central Dauphin.

Kyle Patterson had two hits, including a two-run homer, and Zane Bard, Tyler Fore and Chad Martin each had a double for the Trojans (9-5).

C. Dauphin 000 000 0 -- 0 4 0
Cham'burg 000 203 x -- 5 8 0

Tessitore, Wolford (6) and Goodrich. Plank and Hammond. WP -- Plank (3-0). LP -- Tessitore. HR -- C: Riley (4th, one on), Patterson (6th, one on).

Mercersburg 9, Musselman 1

MERCERSBURG, Pa. -- Sam Rodgers hit a two-run homer and Cesar Wong had two hits and three RBIs to lead Mercersburg Academy.

Chris Thorsen pitched three innings of scoreless relief to pick up the win and improve his record to 4-2 for the Blue Storm (10-4-1). Christian Binford, of Hagerstown, pitched the first inning for Mercersburg in his first appearance on the mound since undergoing Tommy John surgery in early 2009.

Musselman 100 000 0 -- 1 10 1
Mercersburg 004 320 x -- 9 9 0

Woolum, Parlow (4), Gadd (6) and R. LaRose. Binford, Thorsen (2), Timoney (5) and Rodgers. WP -- Thorsen (4-2). LP -- Woolum. HR -- MA: Rodgers (3rd, one on).

Greencastle 15, Milton Hershey 0

GREENCASTLE, Pa. -- Devin Schaeffer and Cole Sellers each homered as part of Greencastle's offensive barrage in a three-inning defeat of Milton Hershey.

Schaeffer hit a two-run homer in the Blue Devils' (12-2) nine-run first inning, and Sellers followed with a grand slam in the second inning.

M. Hershey 000 -- 0 1 2
Greencastle 96x -- 15 9 0

Skibber, Rico (1) and Orner. De. Schaeffer and Ensminger. WP -- De. Schaeffer (2-0). LP-- Skibber. HR -- G: De. Schaeffer (1st, one on), Sellers (2nd, three on).

Big Spring 9, Waynesboro 6

NEWVILLE, Pa. -- Cody Bumbaugh had two hits and three RBIs and Aaron Beck added two hits for Waynesboro (10-5).

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