Greencastle baseball, softball win district openers

May 26, 2010


SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. -- Cole Sellers went for 2-for-3 with two RBIs while pitching a complete game to lead Greencastle-Antrim to a 9-1 victory over Hamburg on Tuesday in the PIAA District 3-AAA first round.

Cody Ezolt went 2-for-3 with a two-run single for Greencastle, which will play in the quarterfinals on Thursday.

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Greencastle 100 207 x -- 9 7 0

Frick and Graham. Sellers, Myers (7) and Ensminger. WP -- Sellers (5-1). LP -- Frick.

Mercersburg Academy 8, Episcopal Academy 0

MERCERSBURG, Pa. -- Chris Thorsen pitched a shutout to lead the Blue Storm over Episcopal Academy in the first round of the Pennsylvania Independent Schools playoffs.

Christian Binford went 3-for-4, while Cesar Wong and Sam Rodgers each went 2-for-4 for Mercersburg, which will play again Thursday.

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T. Wright, Martin (6) and Salvo. Thorsen and Rodgers. WP -- Thorsen (6-3). LP -- Wright.



Greencastle-Antrim 4, Twin Valley 0

CARLISLE, Pa. -- Greencastle began the defense of its state championship with a PIAA District 3-AAA first-round shutout of Twin Valley.

Carly Mowen and Kali Ball each had two hits and an RBI for the Blue Devils (19-4). Amanda Wink added a double. Greencastle will play Donegal on Thursday at a time and place to be determined.

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Lichtner and Rosenbaum. Appleby, Wink (7) and Mowen. WP -- Appleby (10-1). LP -- Lichtner.


Reitenbach new coach at Goretti

St. Maria Goretti announced that Keith Reitenbach had been named varsity head coach.

Reitenbach has more than thirty years of coaching and teaching experience, and is currently in his third year as the varsity coach at Cardinal Gibbons, which competes in the highly respected Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association.

"We are extremely fortunate to have someone with Keith's experience and knowledge of the game take our program to the next level," said Goretti athletic director David Blenckstone in a press release.

Goretti has fielded both a boys and girls club team the past two years and plans to play a varsity schedule in 2011.

Reitenbach was the head men's coach at McDaniel College from 1993-2002 and was an assistant coach at the University of North Carolina, Cornell University and Washington College. From 2004-2006, he was the head boys lacrosse coach at St. John's Catholic Prep in Frederick, Md.

"I am very excited about joining the St. Maria Goretti community as instructor and coach. I look forward to developing Gaels lacrosse to a program befitting the great tradition of Goretti athletics, and setting new standards of excellence for high school lacrosse in Western Maryland," said Reitenbach in the release.


Grace 2, Heritage 1

Lauren Serafini's overtime goal gave Grace Academy a win over Heritage Academy in the Mason Dixon Christian Conference semifinals on Monday.

Victoria Broadwater also scored, while Tori Aikens made 17 saves for Grace.


Rams' Collins earns Academic All-American nod

TOWSON, Md. -- Shepherd University junior third baseman Brian Collins, a Jefferson High School graduate, has been named to the 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America third team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Collins boasts a 3.79 grade point average as an elementary education major.


Schultz/Steiner team notch win

POTOMAC, Md. -- Beaver Creek professional Dirk Schultz and president Pat Steiner teamed to win the net division of the PGA Middle Atlantic Club Car Pro-Prez Tournament at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farms.

The tandem shot a 7-under-par 70 for the victory, accentuated by a hole-in-one. Steiner aced the par-3 12th from 161 yards out.

Beaver Creek MISGA

At Beaver Creek, par 72


60 -- Jacques Weedon-John Rudy

61 -- Ron Engle-Loring Young

62 -- Frank Timmons-Bill Russell

62 -- Joe White-Bob Socks

63 -- Don Rupp-Ed Rachor

63 -- Jerry Tucker-John Axline

63 -- Joe Corliss-David Earlich

64 -- Cokey Robertson-John Grove


62 -- Bill Lingenfelter-Ken Luckow

63 -- Virgil Schultz-Earl Babington

63 -- Ed Reese-Ken Fraley


Clear Spring Little League

Bragunier Masonry Dodgers 11, F.O.P. Mariners 6

Dodgers: Spencer Schultz 3 hits; Zach Greenlee, Ryder Mills, Hunter Mellott 2 hits each.

Mariners: Jacob Lee 2 hits, HR.

Clear Spring Minor League

Advanced Electrical Padres 20, Jason Hose Macintosh Yankees 17

Padres: Ben Mason 4 hits; Carson Poffenberger, Cole Easterday, Tim Shatzer 3 hits each; Regan Heart 2 hits, HR; Eric Bender 2 hits.

Yankees: Hunter Sisk 3 hits, HR; Michael Estep 2 hits, HR; Cing Shupp, Tyler Horst 2 hits each.

Conococheague Little League

Post 202 17, Osbornes 7

Post 202: Isaac Schlotterbeck 2 hits, HR; Robert Carr 2 hits; Levi Taylor 9 Ks.

Osbornes: Dalton Cool 3 hits.

Conococheague Minor League

Chesapeake Financial 5, Moose 2

Chesapeake: Cameron Moats, Justin Moschel 2 hits each; Caleb Norris 7 Ks.

Moose: Zach Spitzer 3 hits; Micah Graff 2 RBIs.

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