Monday, July 22, 2013
BRISTOL, Conn. — A nine-run first inning spelled doom for Sharpsburg in the Little League 11-12 Softball Eastern Regional on Monday in a 10-4 loss to New Jersey (Robbinsville).
Maryland fell to 1-1 in pool play and returns to action tonight at 8 against New York. The final game of pool play is scheduled for Wednesday against Pennsylvania at 5 p.m.
Karly Payne and Payton Smith had two hits each for Valley.
Maryland outhit New Jersey 7-6 and scored its runs in the third and sixth innings in a comeback effort.
RISING SUN, Md. — Valley Little League scored in every inning on the way to a 9-3 victory over Waldorf on Monday in the Maryland Junior Baseball state tournament.
After a 1-1 tie, Valley scored two runs in the second and two more in the third to take control of the game.
McCoy Dutrow scored on a bases-loaded walk to give Valley a 2-1 lead in the second inning and Ryan Bywaters had a single to score Garrett Gardenhour for a 3-1 lead.
Ryan Kolich and Bywaters each had two hits and Kolich drove in two runs to help support the pitching of Jared Durning, who struck out seven in 3 2/3 innings. Bywaters, Alex Myers and Brandon Eyler finished up on the mound.
Valley is right back on the field tonight with another losers’ bracket game, going against the winner of Monday’s late game between Arbutus and Rising Sun, which was in a rain delay at presstime with Rising Sun leading. The game is scheduled for 8.
11-12 State Baseball
ARBUTUS, Md. — After a day off, Conococheague returns to action tonight in the winners’ bracket final of the 11-12 state tournament at 7 afainst Berlin.
If Conococheague wins, it will play in the championship game on Thursday. A loss would put them in the losers’ bracket final on Wednesday.
Thomas Evans Tournament 11-12
Valley 6, Halfway 2
Valley: Brendon Kemp 3 hits, HR; Cody Bollinger 2 hits; Alex Kehr HR; Chase Miller 7 Ks.
Halfway: Seth Hartman 2 hits; Bret Artz HR.
River City 9-10
Valley 15, Halfway 6
Valley: Frankie Corsi 3 hits; Connor Bower, Brady Baile, Josh Black 2 hits each; Brady Martin 2 hits HR.
Halfway: Tyler Crain 3 hits.
National 7, Federal 5
National: Isaiah Neal 2 hits.
Federal: Michael Keats HR 3 hits; Braden Kolb, Kyle Corley 2 hits each.
Sharpsburg 14, American 4
Sharpsburg: Matt Kulikowski 3 hits; Cody Henderson, Brady Ingram 2 hits each.
Conococheague 9, Clear Spring 1
Cono: Corey Jamison 2 hits, Trace Draper 8 Ks.
Halfway 12, Maugansville 11
Halfway: Tyler Crain 2 hits.
Maug: Ian Click 2 hits.
Federal 10, West End 3
Federal: Braden Kolb, Dalton Curry 2 hits each.
West End: Blaze Godlove 2 hits.
American 11, South Mountain 5
Clear Spring 11, Hancock 3
Washington County Senior League
Holcim 18, Superior Dairy 8
Holcim: Randy Moffett 3 hits, 2 HRs; Steve Thornton 2 hits, HR.