Smithsburg sweeps Calhoun track titles

April 21, 2012
  • The Western Heights Middle School eighth grade boys basketball team won the Washington County Middle School tournament, defeating Boonsboro in the championship game. Western Heights finished 12-1 on the season. From left to right: Kneeling -- Matt Shipley, Jordan Davis, Sean Roberts, Kobe Cline and Kny Hawkins. Standing -- head coach Eric Rollins, Nick Crawford, Kevin Vaughan, Jaqueis Staple, James Brooks, Glen Grant-Tinsley and coach Tiffany Twigg. Not pictured: Christian Gill.
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Saturday, April 21, 2012


FROSTBURG, Md. — Smithsburg won five events and claimed the Jerry Calhoun Invitational team title with 173 1/2 points, beating out seven other teams on Saturday at Mountain Ridge.

Zane Gardenhour won the long jump (21-8) and triple jump (41-10), Preston Miller won the shot put (39-1 1/2) and the Leopards won the 4x100 relay (46.00) and 4x200 relay (1:35.30).

Smithsburg got second-place finishes from Breon Hall in the 200 (23.59), Devon Stover in the 110 hurdles (16.69), Matt Kirby in the triple jump (39-0) and Andy Anderson in the discus (119-11).

Third-place finishers included Miller in the long jump (20-1) and triple jump (38-1), Stover in the pole vault (10-6) and 300 hurdles (45.69), Chad Greene in the 100 (11.57). Luke Daigneault in the 800 (2:10.81), and the 4x400 relay (3:47.22) and 4x800 relay (8:54.77).

Talley Zimmerman Invitational

WALKERSVILLE, Md. — Evan Hardy won the 3,000 in 8 minutes, 52.38 seconds to lead Williamsport to a second-place finish in the 14-team field with 68 points.

Tuscarora won the team title with 92 points.

Cody Grams was second in the 1,500 (4:09.91) and Nicholas Berchock was second in the pole vault (12-6) for the Wildcats. Theron Palmer took third in the 400 (51.89), and Williamsport’s 4x200 relay team was third in 1:33.21.

Boonsboro finished ninth in the team standings with 45 points, led by John Lowery’s victory in the shot put (53-4). Ethan Allnutt was third in the 800 (2:04.44) and Nick Seabright was third in the 300 hurdles (41.93).


Jerry Calhoun Invitational

FROSTBURG, Md. — Smithsburg beat out six other schools for the team title by scoring 137 points and winning four events.

Dominique Dilandro won the 100 hurdles (17.27), Emma Gerhold won the pole vault (9-0), Kayla Hott won the shot put (29-9 1/2) and Gabby Slayman won the discus (80-11) for the Leopards.

Smithsburg got second-place finishes from Brown in the pole vault (7-6), Taylor Cline in the long jump (14-7) and triple jump (30-0), Mia Cardone in the 100 (13.51), Lauren Johnson in the 1,600 (5:35.36) and the 4x200 relay (1:53.83).

The Leopards got third-place finishes from Megan Stracka in the shot put (26-7 3/4), Gerhold in the long jump (14-2), Sarah Thompson in the 200 (28.46) and the 4x100 relay (54.96).

Talley Zimmerman Invitational

WALKERSVILLE, Md. — Boonsboro finished second in the team standings with 90 points, five behind Thomas Johnson in the 13-team field.

Abby Duncan won the 100 (12.42 seconds) and 200 (25.72) and anchored the Warriors’ winning 4x200 relay team (1:46.14) and their second-place 4x100 relay team (49.90). Sarah Zielinski won the 3,000 (10:40.11) and ran the third leg for Boonsboro’s second-place 4x800 relay team (10:12.63). Emily Moats and Courtney Rose each cleared 8 feet to finish second and third in the pole vault.

Williamsport finished seventh in the team standings with 46 points. Meggan Grams finished second in the 1,500 (5:00.08) and third in the 800 (2:27.47). Lauren Johnson was second in the 200 (26.57).


Berkeley Springs 12, Hedgesville 1
Berkeley Springs 1, Hancock 0

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Tyler Holt and Jared Spielman combined to hold Hedgesville to just two hits and strike out nine in a six-inning victory to win the Diamond Battle championship.

Jared Spielman had three hits and Brady Spielman, Brett Fultz and Zach Wise each added two hits for the Indians (11-10). Spielman homered and drove in two runs.

Holt worked four innings, striking out five. Jared Spielman struck out four and walked two in two hitless innings.

Preston Hovermale pitched a one-hitter with three walks and 13 strikeouts as the Indians beat Hancock 1-0 in the opening game.

Brady Spielman reached on a three-base error and scored on a wild pitch in the sixth innign for the game’s only run. Zach Wise had two hits.

Vinny Foreman struck out nine and walked two in going the distance for the Panthers.

Berkeley Springs 12, Hedgesville 1
Hedgesville    100    000    —    1    2    5
Berk. Springs    023    205    —    12    15    2
Stambaugh, Crone (3). Holt, Spielman (6). WP — Holt. LP — Stambaugh. HR — BS: B. Spielman.

Berkeley Springs 1, Hancock 0
Hancock    000    000    0    —    0    1    3
Berk. Springs    000    001    x    —    1    3    2
Foreman and Manning. Hovermale and Hessler. WP — Hovermale. LP — Foreman.

St. Paul’s 9, St. Maria Goretti 1

BROOKLANDVILLE, Md. — Kevin Proctor hit an RBI single for the Gaels (11-9), who were held to three hits by St. Paul’s.

Goretti    001    000    0    —    1    3    3
St. Paul’s    220    005    x    —    9    9    0
Blenckstone and Bartholomew. Wade, Rose (2), Rawlings (4), Glendon (6) and Brown. WP — Rose. LP — Blenckstone.

Musselman 12, Preston 9

KINGWOOD, W.Va. — Musselman scored four runs in the first inning and added four in the sixth to take an 11-4 lead before holding on as Preston scored five in the seventh.

Darrin Zombro had three hits and three RBIs, and Evan Woolum also had three hits for the Applemen.

Musselman    410    024    1    —    12    15    1
Preston    130    000    5    —    9    12    1
Parker, Stafford (2), Partlow (6), Keller (7). Scheffel, Friend (6), Galusky (6). WP — Stafford. LP — Scheffel.

Bridgeport 7, Martinsburg 5
Potomac Falls 11, Martinsburg 1

STERLING, Va. — Martinsburg dropped a pair of games to Bridgeport and Potomac Falls.

Bridgeport took a 7-0 lead with a six-run second inning and held on to beat Martinsburg.

Ryan Dougall had three hits and Nate Temple added two hits for the Bulldogs. Brandon Metzger, Brandon Cordell, Deryk Shrout each added a hit and an RBI.

Martinsburg (12-11) was held to two hits against Potomac Falls.

Bridgeport 7, Martinsburg 5
Martinsburg    001    003    1    —    5    11    3
Bridgeport    160    000    x    —    7    13    1
Mason. Cutright, Weaver (6). WP — Cutright. LP — Mason.

Potomac Falls 11, Martinsburg 1
Martinsburg    000    001    —    1    2    0
Potomac Falls    022    322    —    11    14    2
Metzger, Shrout (4). Gruber, Kline (6). WP — Gruber. LP — Metzger.

Chambersburg 4, State College 3

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — The Trojans scored three runs in the second inning and a fourth run in the third, then held on behind pitcher A.J. Maun to reach .500.

Maun (2-1) went the distance, scattering nine hits and four walks for Chambersburg (6-6).

Andrew Shriner hit an RBI single, Nick Graham ripped an RBI triple and Tige McCurdy added an RBI single in the second inning. Doubles by Colton Arnold and Jason Lombardozzi scored a run in the third.

State College    001    001    1    —    3    9    0
C’burg    031    000    x    —    4    9    1
Scholly, Droske (6) and Costa. Maun and Graham. WP — Maun (2-1). LP — Scholly.

Mercersburg 6-8, Hun School 4-11

PRINCETON, N.J. — Brad Wastler’s two-run double broke a 4-4 tie and led Mercersburg Academy to a win over Hun School in the first game of a Mid-Atlantic Prep League doubleheader.

Wastler and Pat Lien each had two hits in the first game.

In the nightcap, the Blue Storm scored a run in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings, but Hun scored three runs in the ninth to get the win and earn a split.

John Olszewski had three hits, while Lorenzo Vasquez and Lien each had two hits for Mercersburg (14-3, 9-2).

Mercersburg 6, Hun School 4
Mercersburg    100    212    0    —    6    7    2
Hun    011    020    0    —    4    8    2
Molner, MacMahon (6) and Lien. Sabian, Wells (6), Manfred (7) and Meinert. WP — Molner (5-1). LP — Sabian. S — MacMahon (6).

Hun 11, Mercersburg 8
Hun    000    233    003    —    11    16    2
Mercersburg    420    010    100    —    8    12    2
Galkocoski, Brown (6), Gocke (9) and Sabian. Collins, MacMahon (6), Olszewski (9) and Lien. WP — Gocke. LP — Olszewski (0-1). HR — H: Dudeck (6th, two on).

Jefferson 15, North Marion 7

FARMINGTON, W.Va. — Jefferson scored at least three runs in four different innings to overwhelm North Marion late Friday night.

Anthony DiAmario had three hits, including a double and a triple, and Cory Mangodl had a triple among his three hits for the Cougars (17-6). Dennis Jackson and Cody McDowell each had two hits and three RBIs, Fraser Brown had two hits and two RBIs, and Andrew King doubled and drove in three runs.

Jefferson    303    041    4    —    15    15    5
North Marion    000    061    0    —    7    13    1
Boyd, Spotts (5), Butts (6). Osbourne, Hawkins (6), Woods (7). WP — Boyd. LP — Osbourne.


Hun School 16, Mercersburg 4

PRINCETON, N.J. — Gabby Cuzzola had two goals and an assist for the Blue Storm in a Mid-Atlantic Prep League loss to Hun School.

Meredith Wallace and Maddy Shearer each scored a goal for Mercersburg Academy (2-7). Syd Godbey made nine saves.


Hun School 4, Mercersburg 3


Singles — 1. Chris Seitz (H) d. Pearce Bloom, 6-0, 6-0; 2. Albert Lam (M) d. Peter Sendzik, 6-2, 6-1; 3. Dobrin Mitev (H) d. Julius Everke, 6-7 (5), 6-1, 10-7 tiebreak; 4. Gun Ho Ro (M) d. Andrew Katz, 6-1, 6-2; 5. Jason Lee (M) d. Adam Greenfield, 6-0, 6-3; 6. Foster Broad (H) d. Jason Cui, 6-0, 6-3.

Doubles — 1. Seitz/Sendzik (H) d. Bloom/Ho Ro, 8-1; 2. Lam/Everke (M) d. Mitev/Katz, 8-0; 3. Broad/Nealon Suthersan (H) d. Lee/Cui, 9-7.

Record: Mercersburg 3-6.


Williamsport 7, Clear Spring 0

Williamsport: Riley Arnone, Wyatt Scriever combined 3-hitter, 5 Ks each; Jordan Buchanan 2 RBIs.

South Hagerstown 10, North Hagerstown 4

South: Billy Miller 3 hits, RBI; Chase Eichelberger 2 hits, 2 RBIs; Joe Forti, Michael Burgess 2 hits each; Josh Shingleton 2 RBIs; Jordan Luna, Alex Miller, Zac Keener RBI each.

North: Austin Stone 2 hits, 2 RBIs; Josh Barron, Cole Conrad RBI each.

North Hagerstown 7, South Hagerstown 5

North: Justin Smith 2 hits, RBI; Tyalor Shank 2 hits; Crosse Barvinchack 2 RBIs; Josh Barron, Mark Grunberg, Cole Conrad, Jordan Edlund RBI each.

South: Chase Eichelberger 2 hits, 2 RBIs; Josh Shingleton 2 hits, RBI; Billy Miller 2 hits; Dylan Bickford, Alex Miller RBI each.

Boonsboro 13, Smithsburg 10

Boonsboro: Trevor Walsh 2 hits, HR; Logan Taulton 3 hits; Ethan Foster 2 hits.

Smithsburg 9, Boonsboro 2


Clear Spring 16-18, Williamsport 0-8

Clear Spring: Tristan Lewis 5 hits; Lakelyn Easterday 2-hitter.

Smithsburg 12, Boonsboro 6

Smithsburg: Melissa Sell 2 hits, HR; Vanessa Cuevas 2 hits, 3 RBIs; Sarah Garver 2 hits, RBI; Lydia Hill 2 RBIs; Kayla Cox RBI; Madison Bachtell 5 Ks.

Smithsburg 11, Boonsboro 1

Smithsburg: Madison Bachtell 2 hits, 4 RBIs, 4 Ks; Laura Hartman 2 hits, 3 runs; Melissa Sell 2 hits, RBI; Vanessa Cuevas RBI.


Shepherd 18, Fairmont State 8

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — Shepherd University pounded out 18 hits in a win over Fairmont State in the West Virginia Conference.

Trailing 6-5, Shepherd (26-15, 18-8) plated six runs in the third inning to pull away. A two-run homer by Aaron Scoville and a two-run double by Brandon Coffey keyed the rally.

After the Falcons scored two runs in the fourth, the Rams added four runs to take a 15-8 lead. Shepherd got an RBI single from Nathan Minnich and an RBI double by Chad Murphy.

Minnich went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs. His 19 homers this season tied the Rams’ single-season record.

Murphy added three hits and drove in three runs, while Coffey — who hit a two-run homer in the fifth — drove in four runs.

Trevor Funk went 3-for-5 with three RBIs to lead the Falcons (18-22, 15-12).


Hagerstown Speedway rained out

Saturday’s 31st annual Stanley Schetrompf Classis Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series event at Hagerstown Speedway was rained out. The Lucas Oil series will return July 28 with the running of the 31st annual Conococheague 50-lap program, with $10,000 going to the winner.


Beaver Creek moves on

Beaver Creek Country Club defeated Holly Hills Country Club 13-5 on Saturday in the Maryland State Golf Association 2-Man Team Championships.

In the three matches played at Beaver Creek, the teams of Bernie Deane/Justin Neikirk and Chuck Thatcher/A.J. Edmondson each swept their opponents, 3-0.

At Holly Hills, Dirk Schultz/Ken Lampard won 3-0, Tim Doreen/Josh Spreng earned 2.5 points and Greg Henry/Tim Steiner won 1.5 points.

Quarterfinal matches are scheduled for today, weather permitting. Beaver Creek is scheduled to meet Congressional Country Club with three matches home and away.


American Little League

Goodwill 17, Antietam Fire Co. 13

Goodwill: Charles Summerville 4 hits; Alfonso White, Cion Young 3 hits each; Cameron Reddick 2 hits.

Antietam: Joose Howell, Allen Monroe 2 hits each; Quiezhee Gantt HR.

Clear Spring Little League

Bragunier Masonry 24, K&E Construction 6

Bragunier: Dylan Staley 3 hits; Zach Greenlee, Tanner Sines, Alex Kehr 2 hits each.

Federal Minor League

JTT 6, Conroy Photography 5

JTT: Owen O’Connor 2 hits, 2 RBIs; Collen Abram 2 hits.

Conroy: Raeden Kershner 2 hits, 2 RBIs.

Mid-Atlantic Veterinary 13, Tele Plus 6

Mid-Atlantic: Myles Keats 3 hits, 3 Ks; Luke Churchey, Trae Grove, Luke Frazee 3 hits each; Austin Latimer, Sean Wachter, Dylan Parkman, Alex Watson 2 hits each.

Tele Plus: Bronson Taylor, Peyton Zody 2 hits, 3 Ks each; Tyler Dillard 2 hits.

Hancock Little League

Nationals 5, Pirates 4

Nationals: Mitchel Potter 2 hits, 2 RBIs; Garrett Russell 2 RBIs; Potter and Evan Gordon combined 10 Ks.

Pirates: Lucas Kline 2 hits, HR, 2 RBIs.

Tigers 15, Yankees 0

Tigers: Ethan Souders 3 hits, HR, GS, 6 RBIs; Ethan Golden 2 RBIs; Lucas Keefer RBI; Garrett Golden 10 Ks.

Junior Interleague

Conococheague Tony’s Pizza 12, Valley C.Z. Snow Removal 2

Tony Pizza: Austin Sigler 2 hits; Austin Socks 1-hitter, 9 Ks.

Sharpsburg Little League

Hagerstown Suns 9, B&B Automotive 5

Suns: Josh DeRoucher, Max Crist, Jared DeLauney, Hayden Elmy, Jon Grimm 2 hits each; Colton Bare 10 Ks.

B&B: Michael Fotta 2 hits; Ben Burgan 6 Ks; Brady Ingram 4 Ks.

National Little League

FOP 14, Funkstown 13

FOP: Cameron Dorsey 2 hits, 9 Ks; Leithan Bedregal 2 hits.

Funkstown; Stevie Witmer 4 hits; Shawn Vinson 2 hits, 7 Ks; Kyle Gilbert 2 hits; Ryan Flaherty HR.

National Minor League

Antietam Fire Co. 12, Aladdin Awards 9

Antietam: Isaiah Neal 3 hits.

Aladdin: Elijah Hill 2 hits.

Smithsburg Little Sluggers

Cal Ripken League

Scott’s Speed Shop 11, Total Lube Center 7

Scott’s: Sonoma Ferguson 2 hits, 3 Ks; Terry Jones, Charlie Koeneke, Jason Neal’Cole 2 hits each; Dan Wishard 6 Ks; Tyler Rohrer 3 Ks.

Phil & Jerry’s: Clayton Fazenbaker 2 hits.

South Mountain Little League

Thompson’s 9, Sportsland 8

Thompson’s: Zach Crampton 3 hits; Brett Duft, Brock Smith, Zach Baker 2 hits each.

Thompson’s 6, Pete’s 2

Thompson’s: Brock Smith 3 hits; Zach Crampton 2 hits.

Pete’s: Logan Saunders 2 hits.

Valley Little League 11-12

Break Away II 9, SMRG 3

Break Away: Gavin Shubert 2 hits, HR, 6 RBIs; Mark Moholt 2 hits.

SMRG: Vincent Steiner 2 hits.

Valley Little League 9-10

Collins’ Appliance 8, Bowers Insurance  7

Collins’: Wyat Roof 2 hits.

Bowers: Ryan Clapper 2 hits.

Valley Little League 7-8

BJ Builders 9, Karz 6

BJ Builders: Dylan Moser 4 hits; Dillon Smith, Cole Starnes, Ryan Scott 3 hits each; Josiah Pryor, Garret Raley 2 hits each.

Karz: Louis Lindsay, Tyler Kidd, Christian Wilson 3 hits each; Blake Reed 2 hits.


BBSL U16-17

Clear Spring Blast 3, Hagerstown Revolution 2

Blast: Wes Wilson, Owen Marx, Ryan Schnurr goal each; Jonothan Henesy, Cole Smith assist each.

Revolution: Hart Weaver, Mason Bard goal each.


Halfway Little League

Four Star 19, Go 2 Print 9

Four Star: Jasmine Yost 2 hits.

Four Star 14, Go 2 Print 4

Four Star: Trinity Schlotterbeck, Alexis Teter 2 hits each; Jasmine Yost 3 RBIs.


Washington Co. Co-Rec League

Budweiser 21, Crazy J’s 1

Budweiser: Jared Zampelli 4 hits, HR; Tracy McCauley 3 hits.

Budweiser 11, Bud Light Platinum 3

Budweiser: Will Asbury 3 hits.

J.L. Davis Funeral Home 16 Ellsworth 1

J.L. Davis: Cody Blickenstaff, Donnie Blickenstaff, Shanna Gaver, Cindy Barnhart 3 hits each.

J.L. Davis Funeral Home 11 Weller’s 9

J.L. Davis: Cody Blickenstaff 4 hits; Donnie Blickenstaff, Mike Decker 3 hits each.

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