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July 1, 2006
YOUTH LEAGUES District 1 Junior All-Star Tournament Derek Younker had three hits, two RBI and three stolen bases as Hancock ran away from host Valley on Friday night. Hancock stole 10 bases and took advantage of five Valley errors in its 11-5 victory. Hancock was running right out of the gate, scoring four runs in the top of the first inning to take the lead for good. The big hits were Justin Berkstresser's RBI double and Nick Harvey's RBI single. Hancock increased its lead to 7-0 in the second inning.
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by TIM KOELBLE | May 7, 2005
koelble@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - For the second straight game, Greencastle ominously fell behind an opponent. Thursday, the Blue Devils fell behind 8-1 to James Buchanan, rallied for a 9-8 lead and eventually lost, 10-9. Friday, it almost became deja vu as Greencastle was being throttled by Chambersburg 10-1 through four innings and facing the possibility of a 10-run-rule loss. Shockingly, back-to-back six-run innings in the fifth and sixth frames fueled No. 7 Greencastle (12-6)
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By JACK HILL III/Staff Correspondent | May 16, 2010
HAGERSTOWN -- Hagerstown Community College had the top seed and the home-field advantage, but didn't have luck to make a run in the Region XX Baseball Tournament. The Hawks were sent to the sidelines during the tournament's second day on Saturday as ASA (N.Y.) defeated HCC 9-3 in the completion of a suspended losers' bracket game. HCC trailed 7-3 after eight innings when the game was called because of darkness. The loss ended HCC's season with a 33-19 record, going out as the first team to be knocked out of the four-team, double-elimination tournament.
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By JACK HILL III/Staff Correspondent | July 21, 2010
MOUNT AIRY, Md. -- The big hits just didn't keep coming for Funkstown Post 211. Ty Benson had three hits, including a grand slam and a triple, to pace Funkstown, but it didn't get much more on Tuesday in a 14-8 loss to Mount Airy Gold Star Post 191 in the Western Maryland District American Legion championship game. "We played a nice ballclub," Funkstown manager Jeff Williams said. "We had two nice pitchers that hadn't thrown much all year and they did pretty well when we needed them to. "Our defense was a little shaky.
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by JACK HILL III | August 10, 2002
BRUNSWICK, Md. - The Hagerstown Braves forced a deciding seventh game in the Blue Ridge Adult League championshop Friday with a 4-1 win over the Brunswick Orioles. Today's title game at North Hagerstown High School is at 2 p.m. Hagerstown (40-9) tied the series after falling behind, 3-1. "We have battled all year," Hagerstown player-manager Danny Cunningham said. "We have just stepped up. It has been a war. Both teams are playing good baseball. We have got to go get them (today)
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By CONNER GILBERT/Staff Correspondent | July 14, 2009
When the Federal All-Stars found themselves trailing National after two innings on Tuesday, there was no cause for concern. Federal stayed the course and got some big hits that propelled it to a 15-3 victory over National in the Maryland District 1 11-12 Tournament losers' bracket game at Kenneth E. Dudley Field. Federal hosts Hancock in a losers' bracket game tonight at 6. National started fast in the top of the first when Jake Boutieller blasted a two-run homer to center for a 2-0 lead that lasted until the third inning.
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By DAN KAUFFMAN | June 26, 2008
SHARPSBURG -- One day after Sharpsburg Little League's 9-10 All-Stars shut out National 10-0 on Tuesday, Sharpsburg experienced what it's like to be on National's end. Clear Spring Little League deflated Sharpsburg with a few big hits early in Wednesday's Maryland District 1 Tournament second-round game, and Sharpsburg never regrouped as Clear Spring earned a five-inning 10-0 victory. "Mentally, they just got down on themselves," Sharpsburg manager Chris Webber said. "If they get down a couple runs, they can't get down because we have the bats to get back in the game.
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By JACK HILL III / Staff Correspondent | July 12, 2007
CLEAR SPRING - Tyler Byers went 3-for-3 with a solo home run and two RBIs as Conococheague beat Clear Spring 10-5 in the losers' bracket of the Maryland District 1 11-12 All-Star Tournament on Wednesday. Conococheague, which has gone 3-0 since losing to Maugansville in the opening round, is one of four teams left in the 12-team, double-elimination tournament. Conococheague will host Hancock tonight at 6 in a losers' bracket semifinal. Clear Spring was eliminated after going 1-2 in the tourney.
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By JACK HILL III - Staff Correspondent | April 22, 2006
CLEAR SPRING Freshman outfielder Jordan Thurber blasted a go-ahead grand slam to center in the bottom of the sixth inning before rain wiped out the seventh inning as Clear Spring claimed a 12-11 upset victory over MVAL Antietam-leading Boonsboro on Friday. "I can't say enough about Jordan Thurber," Clear Spring coach Mark Shives said. "He has had some big hits in his career, but nothing was as big as this. "He worked the count to his favor. He took the first pitch for a strike and then he got three balls in a row. Jordan got hold of a pitch right down the middle.
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by TRAVIS KING/Staff Correspondent | July 27, 2004
WILLIAMSPORT - Left-hander Jake Bachtell turned in a stellar pitching performance and Zach Snodderly drove in two runs as Maugansville defeated West Salisbury 5-1 in a losers' bracket game at the Maryland Little League 11-12 Tournament on Monday night. Maugansville plays East Frederick - a 13-1 winner over Rising Sun - today at 6 p.m. "We're on top of the world right now," Maugansville manager Danny Braithwaite said. "Unlike last night (in a 4-1 loss to South Caroline), we got big hits early when runners were on base.
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