2013-09-05 / Sports

Racing Roundup

By Brad Vores

Jeremy Miller returned to Hagerstown Speedway victory lane Friday night with a win in the Three State Flyers McBee/Hays Memorial for Late Models.

Miller’s 24th career track win came after leading all but one of the 44 laps of the eventm defeating David Williams, Mark Pettyjohn, JT Spence and Marvin Winters. Frankie Plessinger was 16th and Tyler Hershey 17th. Kenny Pettyjohn was crowned the 2013 Late Model track champion.

Lane Hessong was the Pure Stock winner on Friday over Kevin Boyer and Chris Ebersole.

Hagerstown was back in action Saturday night with a Run What You Brung show as 2013 Late Model Sportsman champion Justin Weaver scored the win in that division over Mike Walls, Chad Myers, Andy Anderson and Scott Palmer. Plessinger, sporting a Mike Wagner Sprint car win on top of his car, had problems and did not get to compete.

Bill Henney was the Pure Stock winner over Steve Lowery and Mike Desch, while Jamie Zentmyer won the Hobby Stocks and Ryan Laye won the 4-cylinders.

Fred Rahmer started on the pole of Friday’s Jack Gunn Memorial for 410 Sprints at Williams Grove and dominated for his 89th career track win over Alan Krimes, Don Kreitz, Lance Dewease and Logan Schuchart.

Glenndon Forsythe scored a second career 410 Sprint win Saturday at Lincoln Speedway after a near two-hour rain delay. He won over Jacob Allen, Alan Krimes, Brian Montieth and Danny Dietrich.

Matt Campbell became the third 15-year-old to win a 358 Sprint car feature at Lincoln this season as he took his first-ever track win over Tyler Ross, Tim Wagaman, Austin Hogue and Chase Dietz.

Mike Enders was the Super Sportsman tour winner at Lincoln ahead of Rich Eichelberger, Chad Criswell, Leroy Martin and Scott Dellinger.

Jason Covert won a career first Port Royal Speedway Late Model feature Saturday night when he topped the Three State Flyers Butch Renninger Memorial. Covert’s win came over Andy Haus, Kenny Pettyjohn, Matt Parks and Justin Kann. Winters was 24th.

Blane Heimbach was the Port Royal 410 Sprint car winner over Doug Esh, Dylan Cisney, Lance Dewease and Brian Leppo, with Mike Wagner finishing ninth.

Matt Campbell won a career first 358 Sprint car feature Friday at Trail-Way Speedway over Isaac Sneeringer, Tim Wagaman, Austin Hogue and Dwight Leppo.

Gregg Satterlee notched his first career Selinsgrove Speedway Late Model win Saturday night as he set back the World of Outlaws at the track. He took the win over Vic Coffey, Jeff Rine, Josh Richards and Rick Eckert.

In Sunday’s $10,000-towin

WoO main at Selinsgrove, it was defending series champ Darrell Lanigan scoring the big win over Rick Eckert, Matt Cochran, Josh Richards and Shane Clanton.

Gene Knaub won a 16th overall 358 Late Model feature of the season with a win at Selinsgrove over Chad Myers, Denny Bonebrake, Robbie Black and JR Rodriguez.

Nathan Lasalle kept the family tradition alive at Bedford Speedway with a first career Limited Late Model win on Friday night over Curtis Heath, George Dixon, Eric Irvin and Troy Swindell.

JT Spence won a sixth Late Model feature of the year Saturday at Winchester Speedway over Roy Deese, Jr., CS Fitzgerald, DJ Myers and Jeremy Miller.

Randy Christine Jr. was the winner of Saturday’s York County Nationals for 358 Late Models at Susquehanna Speedway Park. He won over Grant Adams, Cam Zeigler, Sam Gallagher and Kyle Lear.

An interesting story unfolded on the final lap of Sunday’s Billy Kimmel Memorial for 410 Sprints at Williams Grove when the flagman threw the yellow flag for race leader Brian Montieth on the final lap instead of the white flag but then threw the white flag for the remainder of the field. Montieth slowed allowing Ryan Taylor to drive by for the win. After much discussion and a protest, Williams Grove awarded both Montieth and Taylor the win along with a full firstplace payout. Adam Wilt, Greg Hodnett and Brent Marks finished in the top five.

Port Royal Speedway held its annual Labor Day Classic for 410 Sprints on Monday, when it was Lance Dewease getting his first win in central PA this season. He defeated Logan Schuchart, Danny Dietrich, Blane Heimbach and Dylan Cisney. Mike Wagner had a sixthplace finish.

Girls Soccer

McConnellsburg 4

Berlin 1

McConnellsburg opened its season on a positive note Friday night, defeating Berlin by the final score of 4- 1. Teammates Abby Peck and Jordin Smith both netted two goals for the Lady Spartans, who received assists from Alexis Mellott, Sam Roberts and Justice Seville. Sarrah Pollock, goalkeeper, closed out the game with six saves and the win.

Boys Soccer

Southern Fulton 4

CV Christian 2

Tied at halftime, Southern Fulton came out with a renewed energy following the break to pull away for a 4- 2 non- league win over Cumberland Valley Christian. Dristin Mellott and Chase Varners both connected for two goals for the Indians. Meanwhile, Benji Voight and Tim Mottern each tallied an assist. Goalie Shad Gordon finished out the day with six saves.

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