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August 18, 1998
Hagerstown Church Softball League Grace 12, Otterbein 10: Mike Mowen hit two home runs, including a grand slam, to lead Grace. Brian Allen and Blake Gelwicks each had three hits for the winners. John Pickett had a home run for Otterbein. Christ Reformed/St. James 23, Gateway 11: Lloyd Kelly had three home runs and Warren Sauble was 6-for-6 with two triples for Christ Reformed/St. James. Frank Yost added a three run homer for Gateway. Maranatha/Va. Ave. Church of God 26, Chewsville 19: Ray Scadden, Zore Cline and Brian Smith had four hits to lead Maranatha/Va.
By DAN KAUFFMAN | June 28, 2008
WILLIAMSPORT - The fat lady kept trying to sing to put an end to Friday's Maryland District 1 9-10 All-Stars Tournament game between Hancock and host Conococheague. Neither team would let her - and it made for a thrilling contest. Hancock took an 8-0 lead with an eight-run third inning - capped by Jesse Wolford's grand slam - only to watch Conococheague score the game's next nine runs, including five in the sixth - capped by Ethan Moats' grand slam - for a 9-8 lead. But down to its last out, Hancock kept battling.
by BOB PARASILITI | August 3, 2003 On a day reserved for nostalgia, Julian Benavidez adopted a throwback approach to his game. It was like the golden days of the game for the Hagerstown Suns first baseman. He headed to the plate with two words and one color in mind. "(Augusta reliever Mike Garber) came at me with two fastballs and missed his spots," Benavidez said. "I was looking dead red. " That meant fastball down the middle of the plate. Benavidez turned on the pitch and blasted a grand slam to the deepest part of left-center field on Saturday to cap the Suns' five-run third inning en route to a 6-3 win over Augusta.
By CURT HORNBECKER | | July 10, 2013
For Pat Taylor, Wednesday was a good night to get wet. The Conococheague Little League manager was doused with a bucket of ice water after his club secured the league's third Maryland District 1 11-12 baseball championship in five years - and fifth overall - with a 10-5 win over Sharpsburg. Maddux Grove delivered the key blow with a grand slam in the second for a 6-2 lead, and Conococheague never looked back. “That grand slam was enormous and it came from a kid we don't expect to hit grand slams,” Taylor said.
By LARRY YANOS | July 8, 2008
HALFWAY -- Hunter Maloy hit a grand slam and allowed one run and one hit in two innings on the mound, sparking the Halfway Little League All-Stars to a 9-1 lead over Clear Spring before lightning and ensuing rain stopped the Maryland District 1 11-12 Tournament game. The contest was halted after two innings and will be resumed today at 6 p.m. at Halfway Park. Halfway, which won its district opener 8-1 over Sharpsburg, went to work quickly in the first inning, sending 14 batters to the plate while gaining a 5-0 lead.
By JACK HILL III / Staff Correspondent | July 10, 2007
WILLIAMSPORT - Conococheague built a big lead, then held off a frantic comeback effort to eliminate Valley 15-12 in the losers' bracket of the Maryland District 1 11-12 All-Star Tournament. Conococheague, which led the whole game, led 3-2 before erupting for seven runs in the top of the third inning, highlighted by an RBI single from Brandon Greene and Tyler Byers' grand slam. During its seven-run rally, Conococheague got its first three runs on a bases-loaded walk, an RBI single by Greene and a wild pitch.
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