2011-04-14 / Sports

High School Sports

Boys Baseball

Fannett-Metal 4, Forbes Road 3

The Forbes Road Cardinals saw their record drop to 1-3 Monday evening when Fannett-Metal prevailed 4-3 in the nail-biter win. Casey Wade closed out the game on the mound and recorded one strikeout, two walks, two hits and one earned run over a period of two innings. Brett Burger tallied two hits for the Cardinals.

McConnellsburg 18, Chestnut Ridge 2

The McConnellsburg Spartans totalled 14 runs in the opening inning Monday night and ran away for a 18- 2 Sideling Hill League victory over Chestnut Ridge. Seth Seville posted some impressive numbers for the Spartans both at the plate and from the mound. Seville lasted all four innings and tallied one strikeout, one walk, one hit and two earned runs. He also went three-for-four, which included a double, a three-run homer and five runs batted in. Teammates Jesse Swope and Tanner Shoop both batted threefor three. Swope had four RBIs, and Shoop added a three-run homer. Levi Crouse rounded out the game with three RBIs.

Tussey Mountain 10, Forbes Road 7

Forbes Road tied up the score in the seventh inning last Wednesday, but with both teams’ pitching exhausted it was Tussey Mountain that prevailed in extra innings for the 10-7 win. Brett Burger closed out the game for the Cardinals with one strikeout, five walks, three hits and five earned runs. Burger also had the team’s only extrabase hit, a two-run double. Freshmen Tristan Gelvin and Kyle Schoen added RBI singles.

Northern Bedford 4, McConnellsburg 2

A seventh inning rally by McConnellsburg fell short last Wednesday as the Northern Bedford Panthers pulled away for a 4-2 Sideling Hill League victory. Pitcher Tanner Shoop took the loss after recording two strikeouts, four walks, seven hits and three earned runs. Teammate Jesse Swope tallied three hits and a RBI, and Darren McQuade contributed two hits.

Southern Fulton 5, Hyndman 3

Zane Baker rallied for a RBI single in the bottom of the sixth that allowed the Southern Fulton Indians to pull ahead of the Hyndman Hornets 5- 3 last Wednesday. During the Sideling Hill League match, Baker batted twofor two with three RBIs. Ryan Harper closed out the game on the mound for the win with three strikeouts.

Girls Softball

Fannett-Metal 18, Forbes Road 0

Fannett-Metal required only three innings to finish off Forbes Road, who was held scoreless during the 18-0 trouncing. Monday’s Sideline Hill League loss brings the Lady Cardinals spring season record to 0-4.

Chestnut Ridge 17, McConnellsburg 0

McConnellsburg was unable to manage a hit on Monday, while opponents from Chestnut Ridge went on an offensive tear for a 17- 0 Sideling Hill League win. Gabby Danner was handed her third loss this season after having struck out three batters and allowed six walks, nine hits and eight earned runs.

Northern Bedford 14, McConnellsburg 4

Northern Bedford jumped out to a five-run lead the third inning and cruised to a 14-4 Sideling Hill League win over the McConnellsburg Spartans. Taylor Morton and Gabby Danner both tallied two hits last Wednesday, while Alexus “Taz” Mellott connected for a two-run double. Danner was the losing pitcher with two strikeouts, two walks and 13 hits.

Tussey Mountain 14, Forbes Road 3

Tussey Mountain pushed runners across the plate in the first four innings last Wednesday and held the Forbes Road Cardinals off over seven innings for a 14- 3 victory. Corri Parsons took her first loss with two strikeouts, 15 hits, eight walks and nine earned runs. Teammate Jessica Jenkins batted two-for-three with two RBIs. Kelsey Lilley had the team’s only extra-base hit, a double.

Boys Track

Southern Fulton 120, Mount Union 30

Southern Fulton 75.5, Chestnut Ridge 74.5

Southern Fulton easily handled Mount Union last Thursday but only managed to eke out a one-point win over Chestnut Ridge. Jonah Ensor took the discus and shot put for the Indians, and Jeb Williams added wins in the 200- and 400- meter events. Josh Voight and Jacob Ashkettle picked up first-place finishes in the 3200 meter and long jump, respectively, and Steven Meyer and Dylan Cross were victorious in the javelin and pole vault. Members of the 1600 relay team rounded out the day with a first-place win as well.

McConnellsburg 93, Mercersburg 57

Lucas Banks and Corey Hill both picked up a pair of first- place victories last Wednesday when the Mc- Connellsburg Spartans downed Mercersburg Academy 93-57. Banks was victorious in the shot put and discus, while Hill took the 110 and 300 hurdles. Teammate Dillan Hollenshead also grabbed two first-place wins in the javelin, 800 meter and ran a leg for the winning 3200 relay team. Teammates were Macklin Haw-kins, Hunter Miller and Casey Randler. Tony White clinched the 100 meter, and Miller won the 400 meter. Winning members of the 1600 relay team were Miller, Hill, Paul Hock and Alex Keaton.

Southern Fulton 94, Meyersdale 23

With first-place victories in the high jump, long jump and triple jump, Jacob Ashkettle led Southern Fulton in field events last Monday against Meyersdale. Jonah Ensor added wins in the shot put and discus, and Jeb Williams was victorious in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter events. Teammate Briar Kirk picked up a pair of wins with 1600 meter and 800 meter, and the 400-meter relay team also took a first-place win.

Girls Track

Southern Fulton 113, Mount Union 37

Southern Fulton 93, Chestnut Ridge 37

Southern Fulton handily defeated both Mount Union and Chestnut Ridge last Thursday with teammates Amy Bard, Macey Hollenshead and and Crystal Appel each clinching a pair of wins. Bard took the 400- and 800-meter events, and Hollenshead followed with wins in the 3200 meter and triple jump. Meanwhile, Appel grabbed wins in the shot put and javelin, and teammates Lacey Beatty, Melanie Deneen, Brittnee Wilson and Mariah Hill combined to take the 3200 relay. Kelsie Truax and Jenna Hollenshead finished out the day with respective wins in the 100 hurdles and 1600 meter.

Mercersburg 94, McConnellsburg 55

Nikki Fleming grabbed a pair of first-place wins last Wednesday for the Mc- Connellsburg Lady Spartans, who fell to Mercersburg Academy 94-55. Fleming took the high jump and 100 hurdles, and Leah Mellott, Emily Watkins, Sarah Hollenshead and Tierra Lake won as members of the 3200 relay team. Santana Ramsey rounded out the day with a win in the 200 meter.

Southern Fulton 66, Meyersdale 61

Three members of the Southern Fulton Lady Indians picked up two first-place finishes each last Monday and eked out a 66-61 victory over Meyersdale. Jenna Hollenshead was victorious in the 1600- and 800-meter events, and Amy Bard took the 400 meter and 300 hurdles. Crystal Appel added wins in the shot put and javelin, while Molly Lake was victorious in the 200 meter.

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