2009-04-23 / Sports

Boys Baseball

McConnellsburg 6,

Northern Bedford 3

McConnellsburg scored three runs in the final two innings of last Thursday's Sideling Hill League game to down the Northern Bedford Panthers by the score of 6-3. Drew Wink spent five innings on the mound and picked up the win with five strikeouts, one walk, five hits and only two earned runs. Relief pitcher Evan Appleby had the save with two strikeouts and one walk. Nathan Swope went two-for-four at the plate with two runs scored, and teammate Logan Peck contributed a hit and two RBIs.

Tussey Mountain 12,

Forbes Road 3

Six members of the Forbes Road Cardinals team took to the mound last Thursday during a 12-3 trouncing at the hands of the Tussey Mountain Titans. Starting pitcher Jerry Berkstresser, however, was handed the loss after two innings with two strikeouts, one walk and three hits. Dustin Sheffield knocked in a pair of runs during the Sideling Hill League game.

Southern Fulton 3,

Forbes Road 2

Southern Fulton managed to squeeze out one last run in the eighth inning Saturday afternoon on a controversial call at home plate. The Indians ended the Sideling Hill League match with a 3-2 victory over the Forbes Road Cardinals, and pitcher Derek Younker took his third win of the season with eight strikeouts and two hits. Trent Black threw all nine innings for the Cardinals and tallied three strikeouts, four walks, nine hits and three earned runs.

McConnellsburg 13,

Chestnut Ridge 6

After getting off to a rough start in the opening inning of last Friday's game, McConnellsburg pitcher Logan Peck held on for a 13-6 win over Chestnut Ridge. Peck finished the Sideling Hill League match with five strikeouts, one walk, six hits and two earned runs. Evan Appleby had a double, and Tanner Shoop connected for a homer. Nathan Swope had four runs scored, and Drew Wink, Peck and Devin Petty-John each knocked in three hits.

Northern Bedford 6,

Forbes Road 2

Dylan Gelvin led Forbes Road's offense last Friday, driving in both runs for the Cardinals during a 6-2 loss to Northern Bedford. Jerry Berkstresser had two hits and was handed the loss after striking out seven batters, walking one and allowing seven hits and four earned runs.

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