2013-05-09 / Sports

High School Sports

Baseball

Everett 14

Southern Fulton 0

Everett connected for three homers last Tuesday afternoon and easily crushed Southern Fulton 14-0. Jordan Clingerman opened the game on the mound for the Indians and lasted slightly more than one inning. Taking his first loss, he finished with three strikeouts, six hits and seven earned runs.

Northern Bedford 6

McConnellsburg 5

The McConnellsburg Spartans saw their three-run lead dwindle in the seventh inning and end in a narrow 6- 5 Sideling Hill League loss to Northern Bedford. Taylor Souders closed out the game with two hits and one earned run, coming to the mound on the heels of three additional Spartan pitchers. Jesse Swope and Tristin Deneen had two hits apiece, and Swope and teammate Beau Wilson each added two RBIs.

Forbes Road 7

Tussey Mountain 2

Forbes Road recorded a total of nine hits last Tuesday to down the Tussey Mountain Titans 7-2. Alec DeShong batted three-forfour during the Sideling Hill League match-up with a double and four RBIs. Hunter Horton also racked up two hits, which included a double. Pitcher Casey Wade had his second win of the year after tallying 11 strikeouts, two walks, six hits and two earned runs.

Southern Fulton 9

Chestnut Ridge 4

Southern Fulton rallied for five runs in the sixth inning last Monday to pull away for a 9-4 Sideling Hill League victory over Chestnut Ridge. Pitcher Casey Elbin lasted five innings with seven strikeouts, three walks, six hits and one earned run. Connor Litton batted three-for-four with three runs and three RBIs, while Brayden Litton added two hits and two RBIs. Zane Baker connected for a double for the victorious Indians.

Hancock 11

Forbes Road 0

Hancock’s pitching staff recorded a no-hitter Friday night during a 11-0 ousting of the Forbes Road Cardinals. Hunter Horton lasted four innings on the mound for the Cardinals, logging one strikeout, one walk, eight hits and two earned runs.

McConnellsburg 5

Southern Fulton 4

Southern Fulton’s Connor Litton and J.T. Barnard of McConnellsburg battled it out on the mound in one of the biggest rivalries of the season with the Spartans prevailing by the narrow score of 5-4. Barnard rallied for four strikeouts, one walk, 12 hits and three earned runs last Thursday for the Sideling Hill League win. Dalton Garlock batted two-for-three, while Dylan Souders went two-for-four. Meanwhile, Litton recorded the Indians’ loss with six strikeouts, one walk, eight hits and two earned runs. Nick Smartt and Litton both went twofor four.

Southern Huntingdon 5

Forbes Road 2

Brock Broadwater, Matt Bricker and Tristan Gelvin led the Forbes Road Cardinals starting lineup last Thursday during a 5-2 loss to Southern Huntingdon. Both Broadwater and Bricker batted two-forthree, and Gelvin went two-for-four, which included a double. Gelvin recorded the loss on the mound with seven strikeouts, five walks, six hits and three earned runs logged over five innings.

Softball

Northern Bedford 12

McConnellsburg 5

Chelsea Danner proved to be the highlight of the game for the McConnellsburg Lady Spartans, connecting for an RBI double and walking twice during a 12-5 loss to Northern Bedford. Danner also tallied three strikeouts, four walks, 12 hits and seven earned runs last Tuesday. Teammates Brandi Welsh and Caitlin Lynch both connected for doubles.

Tussey Mountain 12

Forbes Road 1

Corri Parsons and Haley Lashinsky were the big hitters for Forbes Road, who dropped a Sideling Hill League match to Tussey Mountain by the score of 12- 1 last Tuesday. Parsons batted two-for-three with a RBI, and Lashinsky connected for a double. Lashinsky recorded her fifth loss of the season, striking out 10 batters, walking three and allowing 10 hits and six earned runs.

Chestnut Ridge 9

Southern Fulton 3

In spite of some timely hitting by Lakyn Morton and Jordan Deneen, the Southern Fulton Indians fell to Chestnut Ridge 9- 3 last Monday afternoon. Morton batted two-for-three, and Deneen chipped in two RBIs. Pitcher Marley Elbin returned after being out with an injury and recorded 11 strikeouts, two walks, eight hits and five earned runs.

Forbes Road 14

Hancock 4

In its final home game of the season, Forbes Road broke a three-game losing streak to easily defeat Hancock, Md., by 10 runs. Avenging a loss from earlier season, Haley Lashinsky batted three-for-four with a triple and led the Cardinals’ pitching staff with nine strikeouts, one walk and three hits. Teammate Hannah Purnell tallied two hits, which included her first solo homer of the season. Sam Clippinger, Emily Horton, Corri Parsons, Whitney Watkins and Malea Truax totalled two hits each. Hits for Parsons and Watkins included a double.

Southern Huntingdon 12

Forbes Road 2

Southern Huntingdon opened last Thursday’s game pushing six base runners across home plate and closed out the game against Forbes Road with a 12-2 victory. Pitcher Braylin Hohman took her second loss of the season with two strikeouts, three walks, 10 hits and seven earned runs. Corri Parsons and Whitney Watkins each had a hit, and teammate Hannah Purnell had the team’s only extra-base hit, a double.

Southern Fulton 16

McConnellsburg 4

Southern Fulton broke a four-game losing streak last Thursday, running away for a 16-4 Sideling Hill League win over the McConnellsburg Lady Spartans. Marley Elbin’s pitching record jumped to 6-8 after she tallied five strikeouts, three walks, eight hits and three earned runs. Lakyn Morton and Shaye Smartt batted three-for-five, and Maddie Mellott went two-fortwo. Jordan Deneen and Callie Horton each went two-for-three, and Callie Horton also chipped in two hits.

McConnellsburg’s Kirsten Wilford lasted over three innings with four strikeouts, three walks, five hits and seven earned runs. Caitlyn Lynch led the offense with two hits and an RBI. Emily Kendall added two hits, and Reva Souders and Sheyenne Meck each had a run batted in.

Boys Track

Southern Fulton 97,

West Branch 48

Southern Fulton 85,

N. Bedford 64

Southern Fulton 114,

Mount Union 36

Southern Fulton recorded a trio of wins last Tuesday evening, downing West Branch, Northern Bedford and Mount Union. Indian Tyler Richards led his teammates by breaking a 30-yearold school record in the 1600 meter and also ran a leg for the winning 3200 relay and 1600 relay teams. Teammates on the 3200 relay squad are Jacob Dudich, Jacob Pryor and Josh Voight, while Mason Bard, Josh Voight and Jacob Ashkettle are part of the 1600 relay team. Ashkettle went on to take the 400 meter, 200 meter and long jump. Meanwhile, Bard took the 300 hurdles, and Voight was victorious in the 800 meter. Alex Seburn and Luke Wright took home wins in the shot put and discus, and Dylan Cross finished out the meet with a win in the pole vault.

McConnellsburg 92,

Tussey Mountain 58

McConnellsburg 110,

Juniata Valley 39

McConnellsburg tallied 10 first-place victories last Tuesday evening on the track and the field, downing both Tussey Mountain and Juniata Valley. Corey Hill’s wins fell under the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles, while Nick Daniels took home first-place honors in the shot put and discus. J.J. Martz took the 3200 meter, and Macklin Hawkins won the 800 meter and ran a leg for the winning 3200 relay team of Sam Gordon, Matt Snyder and Patrick Keefer. Gordon also participated with the winning 400 relay team of Zach Williams, Garrett Farling and Isaiah Parnes. Hunter Miller and Tony White closed out the Inter-County Conference meet with wins in the high jump and triple jump.

Southern Fulton 89,

McConnellsburg 61

Southern Fulton 112,

Fannett-Metal 34

McConnellsburg 98,

Fannett-Metal 52

Southern Fulton picked up a pair of wins over Mc- Connellsburg and Fannett- Metal last Thursday, while McConnellsburg ended the meet with a solitary win over Fannett-Metal. For the Indians, Jacob Ashkettle clinched a trio of first-place finishes in the 400 meter, long jump and 200 meter. Tyler Richards was victorious in the 1600 meter, and teammates Josh Voight and Jacob Pryor took top honors in the 800 and 3200 meter. Luke Wright and Dylan Cross won the javelin and pole vault, respectively, and the 1600 relay team also finished in first.

For McConnellsburg, Nick Daniels clinched the shot put and discus, while Corey Hill took home the gold in the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles. Tony White was victorious in the 100 meter as was the 400 meter relay team.

Girls Track

Southern Fulton 87,

West Branch 62

N. Bedford 89,

Southern Fulton 61

Southern Fulton 104,

Mount Union 46

Southern Fulton clinched a pair of victories last Tuesday evening, beating both West Branch and Mount Union while falling to Northern Bedford. Celina Merchant and Macey Hollenshead were victorious for the Lady Indians, with Merchant’s win in the 100 hurdles. Hollenshead tied for first place in the long jump.

Tussey Mountain 79,

McConnellsburg 67

McConnellsburg 89,

Juniata Valley 60

The McConnellsburg Lady Spartans rallied for four first-place victories last Tuesday, splitting a match against Tussey Mountain and Juniata Valley. Tierra Lake took top honors in the 100 meter and ran a leg for the winning 400 meter relay team of Olivia Mills, Samantha Roberts and Shania Gelvin. Mills and Roberts went on to take the long jump and discus.

McConnellsburg 76,

Southern Fulton 74

Fannett-Metal 75,

Southern Fulton 74

McConnellsburg 85,

Fannett-Metal 64

McConnellsburg managed narrow victories over Southern Fulton and Fannett Metal last Thursday evening, with Sam Roberts paving the way with a pair of wins in the shot put and discus. The 3200 meter and 400 relay teams took first place, while Nikki Fleming took home top honors in the high jump.

Southern Fulton’s Macey Hollenshead recorded firstplace victories in the 3200 and 1600, while Celina Merchant was victorious in the 100 and 300 hurdles as well as in the long jump. Porsha Mc- Carty closed out the day with a win in the 800 meter.

Softball Standings

A
Shade 13 1
Conemaugh 12 2
Tussey 8 5
Meyersdale 9 6
Fannett Metal 9 7
Hyndman 8 6
Turkeyfoot 7 7
Rockwood 6 7
Shanksville 6 7
Forbes Road 6 7
Southern Fulton 6 9
Northern Bedford 3 14
Berlin 2 13
McConnellsburg 1 12
Salisbury 0 12
AA
Chestnut Ridge 11 2
Everett 9 4
Windber 4 12
Bedford 1 11
North Star 0 13
As of May 6

Baseball Standings

A
North Star 9 0
Meyersdale 13 1
McConnellsburg 10 4
Southern Fulton 11 5
Berlin 9 4
Shade 8 6
Conemaugh 7 6
Hyndman 5 5
Rockwood 6 7
Forbes Road 5 8
Salisbury 5 8
Shanksville 5 8
Turkeyfoot 4 13
Tussey 2 12
Fannett Metal 0 15
AA
Bedford 12 2
Everett 12 1
Northern Bedford 10 3
Windber 7 7
Chestnut Ridge 6 7
As of May 6

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