PONY stars face elimination

August 02, 2013

Friday, August 2, 2013


HIGH POINT, N.C. — The Hagerstown PONY 14 all-stars were done in by four errors in a 7-6 loss to Chesterfield (Va.) in the winners’ bracket final of the East Zone Tournament on Friday evening.

Hagerstown will play New Bedford (Mass.) in an elimination game today at 11 a.m. The winner of that game advances to the championship round against unbeaten Chesterfield at approximately 1:30 p.m.

If Chesterfield loses that game, a winner-take-all final will be played Sunday at noon.

Matt Harsh had two hits, including a game-tying two-run h omer in the fifth inning, for Hagerstown. Harsh also struck out 12 Chesterfield batters in 6 2/3 innings.

Harrison Barger, Zach Martin and Bryce Ruppenthal each had two hits for Hagerstown. One of Barger’s hits was a home run.

Adam Kees Tournament Semifinals

Conococheague 5, Maugansville 2

Conococheague: Corey Walters 2 hits, 11 Ks; Colby Slusarz, Trey Osborne 2 hits each.

Maugansville: Nathan Stryker 2-run HR; Andrew O’Connor 2 hits; Ryan Clark 8 Ks.

Note: Conococheague will play Federal in the championship today at 6 p.m. at Maugansville.

Federal 10, Greencastle 10-11  6

Federal: Brandon Dillard 2-run HR; Garrett Kercheval 3 hits.

Greencastle: Trenton Shaffer 5 Ks.

Sharpsburg Blue-Gray 7-8

Federal 10, Maugansville 2

Federal: Luke Frazee 3 hits, 3 RBIs; Branson Taylor 3 hits, 2 RBIs; Carter Conroy 2 hits; Carson Casey 6 Ks.

Maugansville: Tanner Bartles 2 hits; Liam Fisher 2 RBIs; Braeden Wade 4 Ks.

Federal 13, Conococheague 12

Federal: Bronson Taylor 3 hits, 4 RBIs, 3 Ks; Jacob Hill 3 hits; Casey Larson 2 hits, 3 RBIs.

Conococheague: Sammy Franklin 2 hits, 3 RBIs; Thomas Detrick 2 hits.

Best In Class 15U World Series

SC PA Tigers 10, N.J. Gallagher 0

Tigers; Dalton Stewart 3 hits, 3 RBIs; Justin Smith, Matt Kline, Trent Rider, Derek Measell 2 hits each.

SC PA Tigers 10, N.Y. Broncos 2

Tigers: Justin Smith 3 hits, 4 RBIs; Derek Measell 2 hits.

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