Area Roundup

April 08, 2012

Sunday, April 8, 2012

North boys win pair
FROSTBURG, Md. — North Hagerstown’s bats went wild in the Mountain Ridge Easter Classic on Saturday, scoring 35 runs in two games.

In a 21-5 win over Mountain Ridge, Charles Cvijanovich had a pair of home runs, drove in six runs and scored five times for the Hubs.

Philip Pietro, Andrew Yacyk and C J. Owings also homered for the Hubs, who had 15 hits, including three by Zane Schreiber.

In a 14-3 win over Allegany, J.T. Root hurled three innings of two-hit ball with six strikeouts and North banged out 12 hits.

Pietro and Matt Daley each drove in three runs for the Hubs (8-1).

North Hagerstown 14, Allegany 3
North    411    62    —    14    12    0
Allegany    000    03    —    3    4    3
Root, Schreiber (4), Wagner (5) and Williams. Kimmell, Oleksik (4), Murphy (5) and Kelly. WP—Root. LP—Kimmell.
North Hagerstown 21, Mountain Ridge 5
North    442    92    —    21    15    0
Mtn. Ridge    230    00    —    5    6    2
Jones, Britton (4), Dopson (5) and Stone. Redinger, Mills (2), Delaney (4), Wilson (5) and Fazenbaker. WP—Jones. LP—Redinger. HR—NH: Cvijanovich 2, Yacyk, Owings, Pietro.

Hagerstown Speedway
Gregg Satterlee and Josh Richards battled to the end in Hagerstown Speedway’s Buchanan Auto Stores Late Model Championship Series opener on Saturday night, but it was Satterlee, of Rochester Mills, Pa., who came away with his first career Hagerstown victory.

Richards pestered Satterlee lap after lap following a Lap 13 restart that came just after he had taken the lead past the flag stand, but was set back to second with the lap not completed. Richards had a head of steam and drove under Satterlee into Turn 3 with two to go, but Satterlee cut short and dove back under to regain the spot and head to the white flag. As Richards regained his momentum, Satterlee was gone and stretched his lead to eight lengths around the final circuit.

The Hoosier Tire Mid Atlantic late model sportsman also had an exciting finish. Wayne Walls Jr., of St. Thomas, Pa., held off Justin Weaver by a half-car length for his 46th career triumph and first since June 15, 2009.

In the Ernie D’s pure stocks, it was Hagerstown’s Brian Miller also in a close .75-second victory over Kevin Boyer, while Greencastle, Pa.’s Kenny Thomas made it two in a row in the D&D Auto Recycling hobby stocks as he finally got past Gary Proctor with two to go and won by three lengths.

Morgantown Road Race
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Local racers Brian Patton and Mike Spinnler, of the Antietam Velo Club/Team Hagerstown-Washington County Tourism, competed at the fourth annual Morgantown Bicycle Road Race on Saturday.

Patton, 34, finished 16th in a field of 76 in the Cat IV/V race, in a time of 2:12:09, as he averaged 22 mph on the hilly 48.4-mile course.
Spinnler, 53, finished 14th out of 74 in the Masters (40-plus) race and was fifth among the 50-plus competitors, in Gary Proctor with two to go and won by three lengths.

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