2009-04-16 / Sports

Baseball

Everett 8, McConnellsburg 3

Everett produced six runs in the fourth inning Monday night, outlasting the McConnellsburg Spartans in Sideling Hill League action by the score of 8-3. Jarrod Appleby batted two-for-two for the Spartans, who saw their season record drop to 2-3 Monday evening. Tanner Shoop took the loss with two strikeouts, three walks, five hits and five earned runs.

Southern Fulton 10,

Fannett-Metal 0

Southern Fulton broke its four-game losing streak last Thursday, easily trouncing the Fannett-Metal Tigers 10-0. Pitcher Derek Younker picked up his second victory of the season for the Indians, striking out six batters and only allowing two hits during four innings. Jesse Smartt finished two-for-three, which included a homer, a double and five RBIs. Josh Hall also went twofor three, and Zach Morton batted two-for-two.

McConnellsburg 5, Hyndman 3

McConnellsburg evened out its season record at 2-2 last Thursday, defeating the Hyndman Hornets at home 5-3. Devin Petty-John batted two-for-three with two RBIs, and Evan Appleby and Logan Peck both contributed RBI singles. Drew Wink took the win, fanning five at the plate and allowing six hits during five innings on the mound.

Northern Bedford 11,

Forbes Road 5

Forbes Road's five-run lead dwindled away and ended in a six-run loss at the hands of the Northern Bedford Panthers last Thursday. Justin Hann took yet another loss for the Cardinals, lasting five innings with four strikeouts, three hits and only two earned runs. Dylan Gelvin and Dillen Burger both had two hits at the plate.

Everett 3, Southern Fulton 2

Everett squeaked out a onerun victory over the Southern Fulton Indians last Tuesday evening, winning the Sideling Hill League match by the final score of 3-2. Pitcher Josh Hall struck out four batters during the course of six innings on the mound and added one walk, six hits and only one earned run. Hall, Derek Younker and Seth Hall each had two hits. Zach Morton had the team's lone extra-base hit, a double in the bottom of the seventh inning.

McConnellsburg 12,

Forbes Road 8

The McConnellsburg Spartans got their first opportunity to play under the lights during a home game held last Wednesday against the Forbes Road Cardinals. The Spartans ousted the Cardinals 12-8, with Tanner Shoop taking the win after tallying four strikeouts, three walks, four hits and one earned run. Teammates Evan Appleby and Logan Peck both had homers for the Spartans, while Dylan Gelvin led Forbes' offense with three hits. Dakota DeShong spent two innings on the mound and finished with one strikeout, four walks, two hits and two earned runs.

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