2011-04-28 / Sports

High School Sports

Softball

Tussey Mountain 6, Southern Fulton 5

Southern Fulton fell shy of rallying against the Tussey Mountain Titans on Monday and dropped the Sideling Hill League game 6-5. Pitcher Kelsey White saw her season record drop to 1-3 after striking out eight batters and giving up two walks, six hits and four earned runs. Meanwhile, at the plate White was two-for-four with a triple and two RBIs. Taylor Morton and teammate Bailey Elbin each had two hits, while Jordon Deneen had an RBI triple.

McConnellsburg 21, Mercersburg Academy 5

McConnellsburg scored 12 runs in the opening inning Monday night and rolled to a decisive 21-5 non-league victory over Mercersburg Academy. Gabby Danner struck out five batters for the Lady Spartans and allowed two walks, four hits and four earned runs. In addition to being the winning pitcher, Danner rallied at the plate going three-for-three with a pair of home runs and eight RBIs. Taylor Morton connected for a double and a triple, and Dakota Deneen also had a triple.

McConnellsburg 13, Forbes Road 5

McConnellsburg had seven base runners cross home plate during the seventh inning last Thursday and cruised to a 13-5 ousting of the Forbes Road Cardinals. Lady Spartan Gabby Danner took the win with seven strikeouts, three walks, eight hits and three earned runs. Sarrah Pollock had four RBIs, and Taylor Morton added a pair of hits for Mc- Connellsburg. Corri Parsons was the losing pitcher during the Sideling Hill League loss with three strikeouts, four walks, two hits and one earned run. Parsons also added two doubles and a triple at the plate.

Everett 11, Southern Fulton 10

Southern Fulton managed to score eight times during the last two innings of last Thursday night’s game, but it wasn’t enough to prevail over the Everett Warriors. During the narrow 11- 10 Sideling Hill League loss, pitcher Kelsey White had eight strikeouts, seven walks, seven hits and seven earned runs. Meanwhile, Maddie Mellott went three-for-four with two doubles and four RBIs. Taylor Leasure finished with two hits and three RBIs. Everett 5, Southern Fulton 3

Southern Fulton dropped a pair of matches to the Everett Warriors last Thursday, losing the second game by the final score of 5-3. Marley Elbin finished with five strikeouts, three walks, 10 hits and five earned runs. She went on to add two hits from the plate as did teammate Taylor Leasure.

Baseball

McConnellsburg 11, Northern Bedford 10

Tristin Deneen had some timely RBIs for McConnellsburg Monday night to help the Spartans during a close 11-10 Sideling Hill League win over Northern Bedford. Tanner Shoop added two hits and three RBIs during the victory, and Dalton Garlock tallied three hits. Evan Appleby took the win after logging slightly more than an inning on the mound with one strikeout, two hits and two earned runs.

McConnellsburg 17, Forbes Road 2

Levi Crouse and Seth Seville took to the mound for McConnellsburg last Thursday, while the Spartans offense ran up the scoreboard with 17 runs against Forbes Road. Crouse was handed the win after striking out one batter and giving up one hit and five earned runs over a period of three innings. Tristan Deneen had a big day at the plate with four hits, which included a double, and two RBIs. For the Cardinals, pitcher Brandon Blair took the loss after lasting slightly more than two innings on the mound. Blair had three strikeouts, seven walks, two hits and four earned runs.

Everett 10, Southern Fulton 0

The Everett Warriors pitching staff gave up a mere one hit during a double header last Thursday night and easily defeated the Southern Fulton Indians by the final score of 10-0. Zach Morton opened the game from the mound for the Indians and recorded two strikeouts, two walks, five hits and four earned runs during the Sideling Hill League loss. Morton also had the team’s only hit, a double.

Everett 8, Southern Fulton 6

Southern Fulton’s Zach Morton and Ryan Harper had a strong day at the plate for the Indians, who fell to Everett by two runs in the final game of last Thursday’s double-header. Morton went three-for-four with an RBI, and Harper batted three-forthree. On the mound, Harper was handed his third loss of the season with two strikeouts, two walks, five hits and five earned runs.

McConnellsburg 6, Fannett-Metal 4

Evan Appleby lasted seven innings on the mound for the McConnellsburg Spartans, who downed the Fannett Metal Tigers 6- 4 in Sideling Hill League action last Wednesday. Appleby rallied for three strikeouts, nine hits and four earned runs. He also went one-for-two at the plate with two runs scored. Levi Crouse had a double for the Spartans.

Boys Track

Northern Bedford 78,
Southern Fulton 72
Bellwood-Antis 123,
Southern Fulton 27
Southern Fulton 94,
Southern Huntingdon 55




Teammates Jeb Williams, Jonah Ensor and Steven Meyer were the big winners for the Southern Fulton Indians track and field team Monday night during a nonleague meet against Northern Bedford, Bellwood-Antis and Southern Huntingdon. Williams took top honors in the 400 meter, and Ensor followed with a firstplace victory in the shot put. Meyer rounded out the day with a win in the javelin.

Southern Fulton 90,
Everett 60
Southern Fulton 115,
Blacklick Valley 34


Southern Fulton picked up a pair of wins last Thursday against Everett and Blacklick Valley with strong showings by both track and field participants. Jeb Williams was victorious in the 100 meter, 400 meter and 200 meter, while teammate Jacob Ashkettle continued to dominate the high jump and long jump. Briar Kirk took the 1600 meter and 800 meter and ran a leg for the winning 3200 relay team comprised of Luke Wright, Zach Ziemba and Josh Voight. Meanwhile, Voight won the 3200 meter. Jonah Ensor and Dylan Cross rounded out the day with respective wins in the shot put and pole vault.

Bellwood Antis 124,
McConnellsburg 26
McConnellsburg 85,
Fannett-Metal 63
McConnellsburg 78,
Mount Union 71




McConnellsburg picked up six first-place wins last Tuesday to defeat rivals from Fannett-Metal and Mount Union. During the Inter- County Conference meet, Tony White grabbed a pair of wins in the 100 meter and triple jump. Teammate Lucas Banks also took two first-place victories in the shot put and discus, and Josh Hess wrapped up the day with a win in the javelin. Dylan Hollinshead was again victorious in the 3200 meter for the Spartans.

Girls Track

Northern Bedford 89,
Southern Fulton 60
Southern Fulton 75.5,
Bellwood-Antis 74.5
Southern Fulton 84,
Southern Huntingdon 64




Amy Bard and Crystal Appel racked up two firstplace victories on Monday when the Southern Fulton Lady Indians competed against Northern Bedford, Bellwood-Antis and Southern Huntingdon during a non- league meet. Bard won the 400 meter with a time of 1:01.1, while Appel was victorious in the shot put with a throw of 30- 2.50.

Everett 92,
Southern Fulton 58
Southern Fulton 102,
Juniata Valley 47


Southern Fulton Lady Indian Amy Bard picked up a trio of individual wins and ran a leg for the winning 1600 relay team during last Thursday’s Inter-County Conference Meet against Everett and Juniata Valley. Bard took top honors in the 400 and 800 meter and the 300 hurdles and assisted teammates Courtney Strait, Jenna Hollenshead and Lake in the team victory. Kelsie Truax won first place in the 100 hurdles, and Macey Hollenshead finished with a win in the triple jump.

Berlin 105, McConnellsburg 45
Winber 105,
McConnellsburg 45

McConnellsburg dropped a pair of meets on Thursday while competing against rivals from Berlin and Windber. Teammates Becca Hahn and Santana Ramsey each took home a first-place victory during the non-league competition. Hahn won the discus with a throw of 76-2, while Ramsey cleared eight feet in the pole vault for top honors.

Bellwood Antis 116.5,
McConnellsburg 33.5
McConnellsburg 93,
Mount Union 56
McConnellsburg 110,
Fannett-Metal 31




McConnellsburg pulled off a pair of wins against Mount Union and Fannett- Metal last Tuesday while falling to Bellwood Antis during an Inter-County Conference meet. Libby Strayer clinched a pair of first-place victories for the Lady Spartans winning both the 400 meter and 300 hurdles. Meanwhile, Jessica Nero tied for first-place in the pole vault with a leap of eight feet.

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