Area Roundup

August 15, 2011

Monday, August 15, 2011


MISGA Team Match Play

Beaver Creek 10, Rattlewood 8

At Beaver Creek

Jerry Tucker/Jim Stoneburner (BC) 1 1/2, Ed Sebring/Steve Erdman (R) 1 1/2; Harry Pearce/Gary Haas (BC) 3, Bob Brewer/Dave Royston (R) 0; Jim Hart/Ed Barton (BC) 2, Doug Walters/Ken Petersen (R) 1.

At Rattlewood
Ron Brown/Dave FitzWilliam (R) 2, Bruce Taylor/Larry Lowman (BC) 1; Bob Iorizzo/Dick Martin (R) 3, Don Rupp/Larry Thurman (BC) 0; John Shadrach/Ken Goldman (BC) 3, Dave Sloper/Bill Dew (R) 0.

Schouller under par

POTOMAC FALLS, Va. — Fountain Head Country Club professional Jim Schouller was in a tie for 13th place after the first round of the Middle Atlantic PGA Championship being played at Trump National.

Schouller had five birdies and four bogeys on the way to a 1-under-par 71, four shots behind leader David Hutsell, of Elkridge Club, who shot a 67.

Beaver Creek professional Dirk Schultz was mired in a tie for 91st place out of 180 players after shooting a 6-over-par 78.

After today’s second round the field will be cut to the low 72 players and ties for Wednesday’s final round.

Locals in Mid-Am


TOWSON, Md. — Ken Lampard led three Beaver Creek Country Club golfers in the 25th Maryland Mid-Amateur, played at Towson Golf & Country Club.

Lampard shot a 3-over-par 74 in his opening round and was followed by Greg Henry and Steve Ligi, each shooting 75.

All three made the cut among the low 40 players to the final round today.

WACO Championship runnerup Chris Baloga, is a co-leader after a 70.


Long second on climb

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Former professional triathlete Dave Long of Hagerstown placed second overall in the South Mountain Hill Climb on Sunday.

Long, 46, covered the 7.3-mile course, which gains more than 1,300 feet in elevation, in 28 minutes, 30 seconds. Mike McMasters of York, Pa., claimed the overall victory in 27:56.

Spinnler second in time trial

Hagerstown’s Mike Spinnler, 52, finished second in the Carlisle Time-Trial on Sunday.

Representing the Antietam Velo Club-Team Hagerstown/Washington County Tourism, Spinnler covered the 24.4-mile rain-dampened course in 55 minutes, 59 seconds, averaging more than 26 mph.

Spencer Beckett of Elkton, Md., won in 53:45.


Washington County Senior League

Maugansville Ruritan 25, Holcim 13

Maugansville: Rick Short 5 hits; Ron Bennett, Lew Thomas 4 hits each; Nat Webb 2 hits; Jeff Bean HR.
Holcim: Rick Zeger, Bill Cosey HR each.


Rams 11th in AFCA poll

Shepherd University is ranked 11th in the AFCA Division II Coaches’ Preseason Poll, released Monday.

Defending national champion Minnesota-Duluth is the preseason No. 1.

The Rams open the 2011 campaign on Sept. 3 when they host Shippensburg at noon at Ram Stadium.


River City Rippers tryouts

The River City Rippers girls fastpitch softball organization will conduct tryouts for their 16U, 14U, 12U and 10U teams at Kemps Mill Sports Complex in Williamsport. Tryouts are as scheduled:

Saturday — 10U and 12U, 1 to 3 p.m.; 14U and 16U, 3 to 5 p.m.

Sunday — 10U and 12U, 2 to 4 p.m.; 14U and 16U, 4 to 6 p.m.

Aug. 25 — all age groups, 6 to 8 p.m.

Aug. 28 — 10U and 12U, 2 to 4 p.m.; 14U and 16U, 4 to 6 p.m.

Players trying out should attend all dates if possible. For more information, contact Ronnie Topper at 301-491-9464.

Mason Dixon Blaze drawing

The Mason Dixon Blaze girls fastpitch softball organization is raising funds via a 50/50 drawing that will take place in December. All proceeds will benefit the Blaze 14U travel team. For more information, visit

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