Area Roundup -- Aug. 3, 2010

August 03, 2010
  • Younger/Benny's of Hagerstown won the 2010 USSSA men's softball Maryland state championship in Glen Burnie over the weekend, topping a field of 54 teams and defeating Team Grizzly of Westminster in the championship game. Zach Swisher was named tournament MVP and Frankie Linton, Pete Shupp, Mike Barnes, Jon Bishop and K.C. Hutzell were named to the all-tournament team. From left to right: Kneeling -- Scott Leggett, Mike Barnes. Standing -- Mike Metz, Dave Foltz, Mark Rockwell, Doug Levine, Artie Fischer, Mike Wilder, K.C. Hutzell, Frankie Linton, Jon Bishop, Dennis Sierra, Pete Shupp, Zach Swisher, Donald Roman, Steve Presgraves and Kevin Kretzer.
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Jeff Flory recorded his second hole-in-one at Beaver Creek Country Club. He aced the 130-yard eighth hole with a 9-iron. His shot was witnessed by Larry Lowman, Corey Sholter and Wayne McCall.

HCC Pro-Am winners

Team net: Tracy Piper/Bud Lintleman 61; Team gross: Rusty Mellott/Dirk Schultz 65.

Individual amateur: Keith Shindle, gross 70, net 63; Shannon Edwards, gross 74, net 67; Jeff Cooper, gross 81, net 68; Greg Trout, gross 88, net 69.

Individual amateur gross: Len Calahan 68; Tracy Piper 71; Mark Montgomery 73.

Low professionals: Bud Lintleman 66; Dirk Schultz 69; Jody Rokisky 70.


Thomas Evans Memorial 11-12 'A' Tournament

Valley 13, Clear Spring 6

Valley: Cole Huntzberry 4 hits, HR; T.J. Kuhn 2 hits, HR, 4 RBIs; Raymond Breland 2 hits, HR, 3 RBIs; Owen Deffebaugh HR; Austin Jones 2 hits, 2 RBIs; Jordan Tapley 2 hits; Breland 6 Ks.

Clear Spring: Brady Rohrer, Spencer Schultz 2 RBIs each.


Sharpsburg 7-8 Blue-Gray Tournament

Conococheague 9, Brunswick 7

Conococheague: Justin Keller, Cole Morris 3 hits each; Clay Dunahugh, Trey Osborn 2 hits each.

Brunswick: Trevor Barnhouse 2 hits.

Apple Valley 12, Clear Spring 6

Apple Valley: Nevin Milburn, Cole Campbell 2 hits each.

Clear Spring: Cole Easterday 3 hits; Carson Poffenberger, Cain Ship 2 hits each.

Sports at the Beach Summer Sizzler 16U

Middletown Knights 2, First State Patriots 1

Knights: Zach Lucas 3 hits; Nick Baker, Lucas combined 4-hitter.

Middletown Knights 16, Mid-Atlantic Shockers 0

Knights: Connor Myers 2 HRs, 6 RBIs; John Hicks 2 hits, 4 RBIs; Tyler Nally 2 hits; Brian Cibula, Kevin Spillman combined 1-hitter.

Delco Tigers 5, Middletown Knights 3

Knights: Tyler Nally 2 hits, HR, 2 RBIs; Zach Lucas HR.


Suns school supplies drive

The Hagerstown Suns are partnering with Children in Need, Inc. to make sure Washington County Public Schools students have supplies for another school year.

Any fan who donates an item to the Suns' first-ever school supply drive during August will be rewarded with a free general admission ticket to a Suns game of their choosing, as well as a coupon for 50 percent off on merchandise at the Suns' team store.

Suns fans can bring their school supply donations to the Municipal Stadium ticket office, where each donor will be able to choose from a list of August Suns games in order to claim their free ticket. All donations to the school supply drive must be made at least one day in advance of the game for which the fan is seeking to receive a free ticket.

Items suggested by Children in Need for donation include backpacks, three-ring notebooks, reams of paper and packages of pens, pencils, colored pencils, markers and/or highlighters.

WV Shockers softball tryouts

The WV Shockers fastpitch softball organization will hold tryouts for its five age groups on Aug. 21 at Musselman High School in Inwood, W.Va. Tryouts for 10U will be held at 1 p.m., tryouts for 12U and 14U will be held at 3 p.m. and tryouts for 16U and 18U will be held at 5 p.m. For more information, visit the Web site


Washington County Co-Ed

Breakaway II 22, Boyer's 10

Breakaway: Matt Hood 6 hits, 3 HRs; Mike Green, Brad Williams 4 hits each.

Hagerstown Area Church League

Virginia Avenue 37, Tri-State 28

Virginia Avenue: Adam Merrbaugh, Brian Kelley HR each.

Tri-State: Luke Henry, Jeremy Cantner HR each.

Other scores: Lifehouse 26, Nazarene 5; Harvest Life 25, Crossroads 16; Saints 15, Hub City Vineyard 10

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