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Gaels finish third at tourney

May 17, 2011
  • The 12U PA Poison fast-pitch softball team recently won the Heartbreaker Classic tournament in Hagerstown, a week after winning the "Dust off the Rust" tournament in Sterling, Va. From left to right are: Front row (kneeling) -- Jean Hart and Ciara Glunt; Middle row -- Brooke Pittman, Caeley Etter, Ally Brown, Morgan Wagaman, Kinsey Gibson, Tara Harmon and Michayla Roberts; Back row -- Coaches Brian Etter and Troy Pittman, Sadie Harshman, manager Jim Hart and head coach Tom Brown.
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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

PREP BASEBALL

POTOMAC, Md. — St. Maria Goretti lost 9-4 to Avalon in the losers’ bracket final of the Maryland Private Schools ‘B’ Tournament on Tuesday to finish in third place.

The Gaels had 13 hits in the game, including two each by Jake Moats, Kevin Proctor, Vince Turano, Adam Blenckstone, Taylor Litzinger and Ryan Kinter.

Goretti    130    000    0    —    4    13    3
Avalon    100    350    x    —    9    12    0
Blenckstone, Moss (5), Moats (5) and Proctor, Bartholomew. Klein and Durbin. WP — Klein. LP — Blenckstone.


MEN’S LACROSSE

Leopards’ Slick to play for Hood

FREDERICK, Md. — Smithsburg senior Luke Slick is set to continue his career at Hood College in Frederick. He was one of 16 recruits announced by Hood coach Jeremy Mattoon on Tuesday that were added to the Blazers’ 2012 roster.

Slick, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound midfielder, will specialize in face-offs and man-up offense, Mattoon said.


COLLEGE GOLF

Locals at NJCAA nationals

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — Smithsburg graduate Chris Bushey shot a 5-over-par 77 for Potomac State College in the opening round of the NJCAA Division II Nationals on Tuesday at Goose Pond Colony Golf Club.

As a team, Potomac State was 14th with a first-round total of 312. The leader is Mesa (Ariz.) College at 2-over 290.

Playing as an individual for Hagerstown Community College, Williamsport graduate Zach Weber had a first-round 8-over 80.

Goose Pond Colony played to a par 72 at 7,100 yards.


YOUTH BASEBALL

National Little League

Crampton 1, FOP 0

Crampton: Chandler Penn 2-hitter, 7 Ks; Jordan Row 2 hits.

FOP: Cameron Dorsey 6 Ks.

West End Minor League

West End Shell 8, MS&C Construction 5

Shell: Oliver Campher 3 hits, HR; Braden Ord, Cooper Cline, Shamere Washington 2 hits each.


GOLF

Hornbecker scores hole-in-one

CALABASH, N.C. — Curt Hornbecker, 57, of Boonsboro, scored his second career hole-in-one Tuesday at the Brunswick Plantation Dogwood Course.

He used a 6-iron to ace the 167-yard, par-3, fourth hole. His wife, Celeste Hornbecker, witnessed the shot.

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