Ferguson pitches, hits Leopards past 'Roaders
Chelsea Myers, seated, a senior at Williamsport, signed a letter-of-intent to play soccer at Davis & Elkins, a Division II school in the West Virginia Conference. Behind Myers, from left to right: Williamsport coach Shaw, Hagerstown Freedom club coach Rick Aleshire, father Tom Myers, mother Anita Myers and Williamsport coach Jennie Finafrock. (Submitted photo / March 29, 2012)
SMITHSBURG — Cara Ferguson pitched a two-hitter to lead Smithsburg to a six-inning 11-1 victory over Brunswick (2-2, 1-1) in the MVAL Antietam on Thursday.
Ferguson helped her own cause with four hits, including a two-run home run that capped an eight-run sixth for the Leopards (4-0, 2-0). Brooke Parks had two hits and two RBIs, Shayla Murray had two RBIs and Krystal Holl added two hits.
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Smithsburg 030 008 — 11 9 1
Laing and Beachley. Ferguson and Shifflett. WP — Ferguson (4-0). LP — Laing. HR — S: Ferguson (6th, one on).
Hancock 14, MSD 4
HANCOCK — Haley Demory hit a grand slam in the Panthers’ five-run fourth inning as Hancock pulled away in a five-inning rout of Maryland School for the Deaf (1-4).
Demory finished with two hits and five RBIs, while Jess Martin had three hits and four RBIs for the Panthers (2-1). Tatum True had four hits, Emily Harvey had three hits and Tiffany Younker struck out seven in 3 2/3 innings to earn the win in relief.
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Hancock 231 53 — 14 14 3
Polzm and Pinder. Harvey, Younker (2) and Martin. WP — Younker (1-0). LP — Polzm. HR — H: Demory (4th, three on).
Greencastle 5, Shippensburg 4
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Michaela Ensminger plated the winning run in the 10th inning on a throwing error by the Shippensburg shortstop to give Greencastle-Antrim the victory
Casey German had three hits, Rachel Kline and Tiffany Briggs had two hits each and Mary Ward scored three runs for the Blue Devils (2-0).
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Shippensburg 000 001 300 0 — 4 10 2
Wink and German. Kane and Kelley. WP — Wink (2-0). LP — Kane.