Bushey tops WACO juniors

August 10, 2010
  • The Sharpsburg 7-8 All-Stars went 4-0 at the Sharpsburg Blue-Gray Tournament, capturing the title with a 7-1 win over Conococheague on Sunday. In that game, winning pitcher T.J. Kalagher allowed no hits in his four innings of work, while collecting two hits on offense. Zach Taylor had three RBIs. The Sharpsburg 7-8 All-Stars, who were 8-1 in tournament play this season, are, from left to right: Front row -- T.J. Kalagher, Josh DeRocher, Cody Henderson, Josie Minnick, Garrett Lincks and Brady Ingram; Middle row -- Tyler Pinkley, Gage Suter, Zach Taylor, Peyton Mason, Colby Williams and Michael Kade Fotta; Back row --Coaches Randy DeRocher, Steve Mason (manager), G.E. Ingram and Troy Taylor. J.T. Jansson is missing from the photo.
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Smithsburg graduate Chris Bushey dominated the WACO Junior Golf Championship on Monday at Beaver Creek Country Club, even after a slow start.

In his final WACO event, Bushey opened with a front-nine, 3-over-par 39 before reeling off five birdies on the way to a back-nine 31 and a 2-under-par 70. Bushey was one stroke off the 18-hole record, but set a mark for a nine-hole total and also for birdies (six) in one round.

Scot Drury recorded a 79 to finish in second place. Kyle Huntsberry and Tyler Brown tied for third at 87.

Jason Moody shot a 44 to win the 9-hole championship, two strokes better than Logan McSherry.

Bushey, Drury, Huntsberry and Brown were awarded scholarship prizes from WACO.

Hutzell wins Maintenance Qualifier

Steve Hutzell shot a 1-over-par 37 to win the Maintenance Qualifier at Beaver Creek Country Club and earn a spot in Thursday's Chi-Chi's Shootout, as part of WACO week.


Beaver Creek golfers will have their qualifier today at 5:30 p.m.

Webber gets hole-in-one

Zach Webber scored his first hole-in-one with a 6-iron on the eighth hole at Beaver Creek Country Club. The feat was witnessed by Randy Barnes, Todd Parks and Mark Webber.

Bricker opens strongly

MALVERN, Pa. -- Chad Bricker, of Waynesboro, Pa., was one of 32 players in the field of 129 who broke par in the opening round of the 94th Pennsylvania Open on Monday at Applebrook Golf Club.

Bricker, in his first year as a professional, carded a 3-under-par 68 touring the 6,815-yard course, which included a 33 on the front nine with an eagle.

Four players shared the lead with 67s, including Robert Rohanna of Waynesburg, Pa. He and Bricker were teammates at Penn State University.


Searcy wins national title

NORFOLK, Va. -- James Searcy, 9, of Hagerstown's Mountain Express Track Club, cleared 4 feet, 4 inches to win the Sub-Bantam boys title in the high jump recently at the AAU Junior Olympic National Championships.

Ebony Earl, 11, also won a medal for Mountain Express, placing eighth in the Sub-Midget girls pentathlon.

Also for Mountain Express, Jordyn Morris, 10, placed 10th in the Bantam girls shot put, while Jalyx Hunt, 9, was 14th in the Sub-Bantam boys long jump.


Manea on Mercyhurst roster

ERIE, Pa. -- Former Hagerstown Community College standout Alex Manea is set to play at the NCAA Division II level this fall for Mercyhurst College, which gave him an athletic scholarship.

Manea, who led HCC with 14 goals and seven assists as a sophomore forward last year, was named to the All-NJCAA Region XX and All-Maryland JuCo Conference first teams and was the MVP of the Region XX Sophomore All-Star Game.


Berkeley Springs 169, Keyser 184, Frankfort 218

at KEYSER, W.Va.

Polish Pines, Par 34

Berkeley Springs (12-1): Dylan Beddow 36; Zach Appel 43, Josh Bragg 44, Zach Solomon 46.


Preseason meeting for North athletes Friday

North Hagerstown High School will hold its preseason athletic meeting on Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the school's auditorium.

The meeting is for all athletes who plan to participate in fall sports. After the meeting, athletes will meet with their respective coaches.

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