Blazers fall short at East Hardy

September 11, 2010
  • The Hagerstown Hornets 8-U baseball team won the Essex ExpressLabor Day Shootout in Baltimore. From left to right are: Front row -- Bryce Keller, Bryson Brawner, Wyatt Roof, Braden Kolb, Michael Hawbaker and Hayden Schooler(bat boy); Middle row -- Matt Eyler,Alex Cuevas, Mitchell Schooler, CameronDay, Corey Walters and Toddie Stocks; Back row --Coaches Kevin Walters, Todd Stocks, Darrin Roof and Aaron Schooler.
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East Hardy 27, Clear Spring 19

BAKER, W.Va. -- Adam Mellott finished 15-for-36 passing for 180 yards and three touchdowns for Clear Spring, but the Blazers found themselves down 20-0 after the first quarter and fell short in their rally against East Hardy on Friday.

Tylar Habel caught two of Mellott's TD passes, while Donald Shilling grabbed the third for the Blazers (0-2) and Mike Etzel ran for 127 yards on 17 carries.

Ryan Aaron had a team-high nine tackles, Sam Elwood added eight tackles and a sack and Tyler Walling made two interceptions for Clear Spring.

Kollin Foltz completed 17 of 32 passes for 179 yards and two touchdowns for East Hardy (2-1).

Martinsburg 11, Thomas Johnson 7

FREDERICK, Md. -- Martinsburg's defense held Thomas Johnson, which scored 56 points a week ago against North Hagerstown, to just seven points in the Bulldogs' win on Friday night.


Brandon Berney scored the Patriots' (1-1) only touchdown on a 16-yard run in the second quarter.

Martinsburg (3-0) tied the game when David Gladden returned the second-half opening kickoff 83 yards for a touchdown, and took the lead for good when the defense recorded a pair of third-quarter safeties.

Chambersburg 49, Waynesboro 0

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Jamel Pickett rushed eight times for 130 yards and three touchdowns while Derek Burkhard added 98 yards rushing and two TDs for Chambersburg (1-1), which led 28-0 at halftime in its rout of Waynesboro.

Connor McCoy and Burkhard had a first-quarter rush TD each before Pickett scored twice in the second quarter, including a 61-yard TD run. Pickett reached the end zone again in the third quarter, which also featured an eight-yard TD pass from McCoy to Burkhard. Jesse Bushman capped thescoring with a 7-yard fumble return late in the fourth quarter.

Patrick O'Brien caught two passes for 28 yards for the Indians (0-2).

Other local scores

Greencastle-Antrim 37, New Oxford 0; Broad Run 42, Jefferson 0; Mountain Ridge 37, Hedgesville 14; Sherando 41, Washington 6; James Wood 28, Musselman 7.


Williamsport 3, Frederick 0

WILLIAMSPORT -- Amber Shumaker led Williamsport with a goal and an assist as the Wildcats shut out Frederick.

Lauren Weicht and Renee Barnes also scored for Williamsport (2-2), while Victoria Keith added an assist.

Saint James 3, Berkeley Springs 1

SAINT JAMES -- Mary-Kate Afzali had two goals and Madison Fahey also scored for Saint James (3-1). Rose Chuimento made eight saves to pick up the win in goal.

Leigh Kidwell scored on a penalty kick in the second half for Berkeley Springs.


Tuscarora 3, North Hagerstown 1

FREDERICK, Md. -- Max Psillas scored for North Hagerstown (2-1-1), while Caleb Mittel made six saves.

Justin Yates had two goals, including one on a penalty kick, and Michael Green scored a goal for Tuscarora.

Clear Spring 3, Manchester Valley 2

CLEAR SPRING -- Matt Blair led Clear Spring with two goals and an assist, including the game-winning goal in the eighth minute of overtime to give the Blazers the win over Manchester Valley.

Devin Repp also scored for Clear Spring (2-2), while Gavin Myers and Blake Vincent had an assist each.

Berkeley Springs 6, Saint James 1

SAINT JAMES -- Seung Gon Yoo scored on an Andrew Ludwick assist for Saint James (1-2).


Saint James 4, Berkeley Springs 0

Saint James: Eric Liu 3 goals; Johnny Ludwick goal.


Middletown 3, Clear Spring 0

CLEAR SPRING -- Clear Spring dropped to 1-1 after suffering a 25-14, 25-21, 25-15 sweep at home to Middletown.


North Carroll 151, Clear Spring 210, Boonsboro 211

at Piney Branch, par 36

North Carroll: Tori Zachman 36, Cody Mewhirter 37, Sam Clark 39, Matt Lutz 39.

Clear Spring: Tyler Brown 45, Trei Commer 52, Zach Johnson 54, Nick Hill 59.

Boonsboro: Adam Schofield 44, Bobby Harwood 51, T.J. Shadoan 53, Drew Wren 63.

Saint Andrews 172, Saint James 184

at Bretton Woods, par 35

Saint Andrews: Michael Fuller 37, Tim Gregg 41, Richard Kock 44, Cole Greenspan 50.

Saint James (1-1, 0-1 MAC): Patrick Hart 43, Alex Beckel 46, Ben Holland 47, Sung Mo Ku 48.

Walkersville 174, Smithsburg 175

at Beaver Creek, par 36

Walkersville: Ben Martinez 42, Andrew Voorhis 42, Riggin Koontz 45, Thomas Releck 45.

Smithsburg: Matt Snowden 40, Kyle Huntzberry 41, Christian Grosh 44, Logan McSherry 50.


HCC 4, Prince George's 0

Garrett Hajjar scored two goals to lead Hagerstown Community College, which remained undefeated with a shutout of Prince George's in a Maryland JuCo Conference game.

Michael Reyes had a goal and an assist for the Hawks (6-0, 3-0), while Zack Morgan scored a goal and Roland Wilson and Edwin Reyes each added an assist. Brian Kukucka made 12 saves in goal to record his fourth shutout of the season.


HCC 3, Baltimore 0

Ashlyn Rebok had nine kills and two aces and Sara Michael added eight assists, four kills and three aces for Hagerstown Community College, which swept Baltimore 25-7, 25-7, 25-11 in the Maryland JuCo Conference.

Tara Garver had six kills, four aces and four digs, while Brittany Malott recorded five kills for the Hawks (2-0, 2-0).

Shepherd drops pair

INDIANA, Pa. -- Shepherd University dropped a pair of matches in the first day of the Indiana Cross-Over Volleyball Tourney, losing 3-1 to Clarion and 3-0 to Shippensburg.

Theresa McElroy had 10 digs and Melani Lewis added nine digs against Shippensburg for the Rams (1-5), while Virginia Rogus had nine assists and Lauren Gardner had five kills.

Stats weren't available for the Clarion match.

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