North girls win two events
WESTMINSTER, Md. --The North Hagerstown girls won two events Thursday during the first day of the Maryland Class 2A West championships at Winters Mill.
Raven Jackson won the triple jump at 36 feet, 8 inches, while Corie Anderson, Imani Carter, Katie Ritter and Renee Phillips won the 4x200-meter relay in 1:43.62. Amber Elliott placed third in the triple jump (34-6) for the Hubs, while Christine Brugh, Amanda Martin, Emily Simmons and Alison Harrell took third in the 4x800 (10:05).
The top four in each event qualified for next week's state meet.
North's Dominic Sink qualified in the boys pole vault. No further information was available.
The 2A West meet resumes Saturday morning.
Banks wins 2 district titles
LOYSBURG, Pa. -- McConnellsburg's Lucas Banks was a double winner Wednesday at the PIAA District 5 championships.
He won the shot put with a throw of 48 feet, 2 inches and the discus with a heave of 156-7. Teammate Trevor Souders finished second in shot put (45-5) as he and Banks accounted for all the scoring for the seventh-place Spartans.
Amy Bard placed second in the 400 (1:00.70) and second in the 800 (2:25.67) for the fifth-place Southern Fulton girls. Jenna Hollenshead was the runner-up in the 1,600 (5:20.10), Kelsey Truax was second in the 100 hurdles (16.87) and Lacey Beatty was third in the 3,200 (12:30.08) for the Indians.
Steven Meyer placed third in the javelin (152-3) for the Southern Fulton boys, who finished 10th out of 15 teams.
Southern Fulton 21, Forbes Road 3
HUSTONTOWN, Pa. -- Taylor Leasure went 3-for-4, finished a home run short of the cycle and drove in five runs for Southern Fulton, which used a 13-run fifth-inning outburst to defeat Forbes Road in the PIAA District 5-A tournament.
Carissa Gordon had three hits and four RBIs, Bailey Elbin added two hits and winning pitcher Kelsey White struck out 11 for the Indians.
So. Fulton 223 1(13) -- 21 11 1
Forbes Road 201 00 -- 3 3 4
White and Leasure. Clippinger and Lilly. WP -- White. LP -- Clippinger.
Jefferson 9, Hampshire 1
ROMNEY, W.Va. -- Tanner Everton pitched a four-hitter with seven strikeouts and no walks to lead Jefferson over Hampshire in the West Virginia Region II, Section 1 championship game.
Zach Lambert had three hits and two RBIs, while Patrick Carter added two hits for the Cougars, who will face Martinsburg on Tuesday in a regional semifinal.
Jefferson 013 104 0 -- 9 7 2
Hampshire 000 010 0 -- 1 4 2
Everton and Jones. Whitaker, Newcomb (4) and Moreland. WP -- Everton (8-2). LP -- Whitaker.
Heritage 11, Calvary 1
Bubba Kriner's two-run homer capped a seven-run fourth inning for Heritage as the Eagles defeated Calvary Christian in the first round of the Mason Dixon Christian Conference tournament.
Travis Barthalow and Andrew Harrell had two hits apiece for Heritage.
Calvary 000 10 -- 1 3 2
Heritage 003 71 -- 11 8 1
Saweikis and Capper. Smith, Sterner (5) and Barthalow. WP -- Smith. LP -- Saweikis. HR -- H: Kriner (4th, one on).
Grace 2, Broadfording 1
Victoria Broadwater scored both of Grace Academy's goals, including the game-winner in overtime of the Knights' victory in the first round of the Mason Dixon Christian Conference tournament.
Tori Aikens made nine saves for Grace.
Aspen Flook scored a goal for Broadfording.
HCC's Centofonti 19th in 10,000
HUTCHINSON, Kan. --Hagerstown Community College sophomore Corey Centofonti finished 19th out of 29 runners in the men's 10,000-meter run in 33:38.37 at the NJCAA Division I championships Thursday night.
Rend Lake's Stephen Sambu won the race in 30:26.60.
Conococheague Little League
Broad Run 2, Red Men 0
Broad Run: Tanner Bowen 2 hits; Ethan Moats 10 Ks.
Red Men: Caden Keplinger 2 hits.
Hagerstown PONY League
Firefighters 12, Susquehanna Bank 2
Firefighters: Cory Staubs 4 hits, HR, 2 RBIs; Josh Shingleton 2 hits, HR, 3 RBIs; J.R. Rinehart 2 hits, 3 RBIs, 11 Ks; Lane Hessong 2 hits.
Susquehanna: Ryan Kinter 2 hits.