Shepherd 9-3, Fairmont State 6-5
FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Morgan Lautz went 3-for-3 and drove in three runs to lead Shepherd University over Fairmont State in the opener of a West Virginia Conference doubleheader. Fairmont gained the split with a win in the nightcap.
The Falcons (14-30, 11-18) rallied from a 6-2 deficit to get to within 7-6 heading into the seventh inning of the opener. But the Rams (15-22, 10-18) took a three-run edge on a two-run double by Lautz to seal the victory.
Nick Impellizzeri had two hits and scored three runs, while Derek Gunsell added two hits for Shepherd. Val Arduini and Derek Buckley each drove in two runs.
Brandon Coffey (2-0) picked up the win, pitching four innings, striking out four and walking none. Andrew Gallant worked the seventh for the save, striking out two.
In the nightcap, the Falcons broke a 2-2 tie with three runs in the fifth.
Lautz smacked a two-run homer to lead Shepherd. Aaron Scoville, Nash Hutter, Impellizzeri and Buckley each added two hits.
Grier heading to nationals
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Coastal Carolina senior Alicia Grier, a Smithsburg graduate, tied for 11th place at the NCAA East Regional with a 2-over-par 218 to help lead the Chanticleers to a fourth-place team finish for the program’s first berth in the NCAA championships.
Conococheague Little League
Red Men 11, Tony’s Pizza 1
Red Men: Jake Arnone 4 hits, grand slam; Ryan Sharer 3 hits; Caden Keplinger, Zack Carpenter 2 hits each.
District 1 Big League
Valley 10, Maugansville 8
Valley: Ryan Cooper 2 hits, HR, 2 RBIs; Andrew Barnhart 2 hits.
Maugansville: Nathan Murray 2 hits, HR, 2 RBIs; Matt South HR, 2 RBIs; Dustin Kelbaugh 2 RBIs.
Valley 10, Maugansville 2
Valley: Dustin Price 2 hits, HR, 3 RBIs; Nick Fazenbaker 2 hits, Andrew Barnhart, Ryan Cooper combined 9 Ks.
Maugansville: Mike Churchy 2 hits.
Hagerstown PONY League
FOP 11, Goodwill 3
FOP: Jeff Bennett CG, 7 Ks; Joey Swartz 3 hits, 2 HRs, 5 RBIs; Luke Harsh, Jordan Stonebreaker, Cole Helman 2 hits each.
South Mtn. Thompson’s Gas 19, Sharpsburg DynaCorp 18
Thompson’s: Brock Smith 5 hits; Dalton Crampton, Brett Duft 2 hits each.
Dynacorp: Dalton Shank 5 hits; Lane Gay 4 hits.
Sportsland 12, Buffalo Wild Wings 11
Sportsland: Devon Hare 2 hits; Kyler Lynch, Caleb Leggett 2 RBIs each.
Wild Wings: T.J. Kuhn 2 hits.
Sharpsburg Little League
Shawley’s 15, Jefferson County Tornadoes 15
Shawley’s: Cori Grimm 4 hits; Carly Cline 2 hits, 7 Ks; Hannah Stewart, Kayleigh Norris 2 hits each.
Shawley’s 18, Buffalo Wild Wings 4
Shawley’s: Carly Cline 8 Ks.
Washington County Girls League
Dave B’s 11, Always Ron’s 3
Dave B’s: Halee Vogt, Trinity Schlotterbeck 2 hits each; Schlotterbeck, Taylor Neff combined 12 Ks.
Middle School Division
Centra Bank 11, Larry Allen 1
Centra: Kate Wade 12 Ks; Julia Smoot, Wade 2 hits each.
Centra Bank 9, Hub City Lindy Hoppers 2
Centra: Lexus Ray 2 hits.
Hub City: Courtney McGhee 5 Ks; Khaliah Frost 2 hits.
Centra Bank 10, FOP 0
Centra: Kate Wade 5 Ks; Lexus Ray, Wade, Caitlin Kennedy 2 hits each.