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THE REPUBLICAN, OAKLAND, MARYLAND – THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015 A-11

Saturday, April 11, 2015

10 am - 4 pm

Wings of Challenge

Accident, Md.

Sporting Clay Throw Down

Registration Fee $75.00

includes:

• Sporting Clay

• Wobble Station

• Skeet

• Event T-shirt

• Chance at Prizes

This event is BYOG and shells. Starting

times will be staggered. You will be advised

of your start via email. If you do not specify

members in your group, you will be

grouped randomly with other participants.

To Register:

Go to

chrislantz.org,

click on “Throw

Down,” then complete the Registration Form.

Please register by March 31, 2015

to guarantee your event T-shirt.

Continued on Page A-12

Kendall Trail Run,

Walk Scheduled

In Friendsville

Held in conjunction with

the 250th anniversary celebra-

tion of the town of Friends-

ville will be the Kendall River

Trail 5-K Run/3-K Walk,

which is scheduled for Satur-

day, May 16.

Registration for the event

can be accomplished online

at

www.visitfriendsville.org

or by picking up a form at

Friendsville Town Hall on

Tuesdays or Thursdays from

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The entry fee

is $20, and those who register

by May 1 will receive a free

Lakers Battle To A Pair Of Splits;

Down CatamountsWith Late Rally

Garrett earned a pair of

doubleheader splits in Mary-

land Junior College Athletic

Conference baseball action

against Westmoreland and

Cecil, before scoring a pair of

runs in each of its final two at-

bats to rally back and defeat

Potomac State, 5-4.

Garrett and theWestmore-

land Wolfpack combined

to score 43 runs as the two

teams split a marathon dou-

bleheader last Wednesday in

Youngwood, Pa.

The Lakers crossed the

plate for eight runs in the sev-

enth inning to break open a

tie game and take the opener,

15-9.

Cutter Atha paced the 17-

hit Garrett attack by going 4

for 4 with three RBIs. Johnny

Kesling turned in a three-hit

performance with a double

and two singles, and Forrest

Spurlock drove in three runs

on a pair of singles. Mitch

Davis added a two-run single.

Jake Columbus and Tyler

Henry led Westmoreland

with two singles apiece, with

Columbus plating two runs

and Henry one.

In the nightcap, Westmo-

reland raced out of the gate

for eight runs in the first two

innings, and scored three

more in the sixth to hold on

for an 11-8 victory and earn

the split.

In a game that featured an

errorless fielding performance

by the two teams, the Lakers

outhit the Wolfpack, 15-11,

but could not recover from

Westmoreland’s quick start.

Giuseppe Schiano drove

in four runs on two hits to

lead the way for the Wolf-

pack, while Bobby Thompson

plated two runs on a triple

and a single.

For Garrett, Connor Ar-

cher went 3 for 4, as did

Dontae Eubanks, who added

a pair of RBIs. Spurlock

recorded two singles and an

RBI, and RyanMerante drove

in a run on a double.

The Lakers earned their

second doubleheader split

of the week in a pair of tight

games played with Cecil

Friday afternoon at the Hot

Stove Complex in Cumber-

land.

Ryan Merante had two of

Garrett’s four hits and drove

in a run to lead the Lakers to

a 4-3 win in the first game.

With the contest tied at 1

apiece entering the sixth in-

ning, Cecil scored two runs

to take the 3-1 lead; however,

Garrett responded with three

runs in the bottom half of the

sixth to recapture the 1-run

advantage, which held up the

rest of the way.

Merante singled and dou-

bled, while Joey Johnson

doubled in a run.

Johnson also got the nod

on the hill for the Lakers. He

struck out three in 5 2/3 in-

nings, allowed seven hits and

three earned runs, and was

relieved by Steven Haer in

the sixth.

Haer came on to end the

Cecil rally in the sixth, shut-

ting down the Owls the rest

of the way to earn the win.

In the second game, Cecil

scored two runs in the top of

the ninth inning to avoid the

twinbill sweep by defeating

the Lakers, 5-3.

The Owls kept Garrett off

the scoreboard and held a

3-0 lead until the bottom of

the seventh, when the Lakers

crossed the plate three times

to tie the game and send it

into extra innings.

Johnson finished 3 for 5

with a double and an RBI,

and Merante and Davis each

had a pair of singles.

The Potomac State Cata-

mounts rolled into McHenry

on Monday and quickly took

a 3-0 first-inning advantage,

but the Lakers charged back

to score two runs in both the

seventh and eighth innings to

earn a 5-4 win.

Johnny Kesling cranked a

solo home run in the bottom

of the fourth to put the Lakers

on the board and make it 4-1.

Garrett crept back to with-

in a run, with two runs in the

seventh, and in the eighth the

Lakers took the lead for good

when Nakashima singled in

Davis for the winning run.

Davis finished 2 for 4 with

two singles, while Eubanks

tallied a pair of doubles and a

single. Archer added a double

and two singles for the Lak-

ers, who finished with 13 hits.

Ferrara tossed two in-

nings in relief to pick up the

win and up his record to 3-1.

Johnson pitched a perfect

ninth to earn the save, his

second of the season.

Garrett (14-12, 3-5 JUCO)

will travel to Hagerstown

Community College today

for a doubleheader begin-

ning at 2 p.m., and will host

CCAC South in a twinbill

on Friday, with the first pitch

slated for 3 p.m. The Lakers’

busy week will continue on

Saturday in McHenry with a

doubleheader against CCBC

Dundalk at noon, before

concluding the week with a

single game against Allegany

on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

NHS/SHS ATHLETIC CALENDAR

NORTHERN HIGH

SCHOOL

VARSITY BASEBALL

Apr. 9 – At Fort Hill – 4:30

p.m.

Apr. 10 – At Frankfort –

4:30 p.m.

Ap r. 13 – Home vs .

Southern (cancer benefit

game) – 4:45 p.m.

Ap r. 15 – Home vs .

Hancock – 4:30 p.m.

JAYVEE BASEBALL

Apr. 9 – At Fort Hill – 4:30

p.m.

Apr. 11 –At Keyser (make-

up) – noon

Apr. 16 – At Frankfort –

4:30 p.m.

SOFTBALL

Apr. 9 – Home vs. Southern

– 4:30 p.m.

Apr. 10 – At Meyersdale

(varsity only) – 4:30 p.m.

Ap r. 11 – Home vs .

Southern DH (jayvee only)

– 11 a.m.

Ap r. 15 – Home vs .

Allegany – 4:30 p.m.

TRACK & FIELD

Apr. 11 – At Harry Green

Invitational, Bridgeport – 10

a.m.

TENNIS

Ap r. 10 – Home vs .

Frankfort – 4 p.m.

Apr. 11 – At AMAC/Fort

Hill – 9 a.m.

Apr. 13 – At Frankfort –

4:30 p.m.

Apr. 16 – At Bishop Walsh

(make-up) – 4:30 p.m.

SOUTHERN HIGH

SCHOOL

VARSITY BASEBALL

Apr. 9 – At Keyser –

7:30p.m.

Apr. 10 – At Allegany – 4

p.m.

Apr. 13 – At Northern –

4:45 p.m.

JAYVEE BASEBALL

Apr. 9 – At Keyser – 4:30

p.m.

Apr. 10 – At Allegany –

4:30 p.m.

SOFTBALL

Apr. 9 – At Northern – 4:30

p.m.

Apr. 10 – At Allegany –

4:30 p.m.

Apr. 11 – Jayvees only at

Northern (DH) – 11 a.m.

Ap r. 13 – Home vs .

Frankfort – 4:30 p.m.

Apr. 14 – At Mountain

Ridge – 4:30 p.m.

Apr. 15 – Home vs. Keyser

– 4:30 p.m.

TRACK & FIELD

Apr. 14 – at Hampshire – 4

p.m.

TENNIS

Apr. 9 –At Fort Hill – 4 p.m.

Apr. 13 – At Allegany – 4

p.m.

Ap r. 14 – Home vs .

Hampshire – 4 p.m.

GARRETT 15

WESTMORELAND CC 9

At Westmoreland

Garrett 033 010 8 - 15 18 1

West. CC 002 230 2 - 9

14 5

Matt Ferrara, James Bo-

lander (5), Ryan Merante (6),

Ryan Colaw (7) and Joey

Johnson, Josh Kale (7); Ro-

drigo Sarmiento, Jaren Hen-

dler (6), Devin Onorato (7)

and Dominic Visso.

WESTMORELAND CC 11

GARRETT 8

At Westmoreland

Garrett 201 023 0 - 8 15 0

West. CC 530 003 0 - 11 11 0

Ray Melfor, Robbie Harper

(1), Jonathan Coss (4), Ryan

Merante (7) and Joey John-

son; Andrew Schultz, Ron

Baron (6), Matt Colloway (6)

and Patrick Jones.

GARRETT 4

CECIL 3

At Cumberland

Cecil 000 102 0 - 3 8 2

Garrett 001 003 0 - 4 4 1

Brady Adam and Peter

Pena; Joey Johnson, Steven

Haer (6) and Israel Santana.

CECIL 5

GARRETT 3

At Cumberland

Cecil 101 010 002 - 5 8 3

Garrett 000 000 300 - 3 9 2

Peter Daland, Curtis Holtz

(8) and Kyle Weller; Jake For-

grave, Mark Smith (5), Steven

Haer (7), Jonathan Coss (9),

Ryan Merante (9) and Josh

Cale.

HR - Brad Garrant (Cecil)

GARRETT 5

POTOMAC STATE 4

At McHenry

Pot. St. 301 000 000 - 4 0 0

Garrett 000 100 220 - 5 13 1

Sam Vincenzo, Evan Mitch-

ell (6), Drew Heminger (8) and

Daniel Kerwin; Robbie Harper,

Matt Ferrara (7), Joey John-

son (9) and Joey Johnson.

HR - Johnny Kesling (Gar-

rett)

NHS Jayvees

Sweep Vikings,

Hammer Keyser

The Northern jayvee base-

ball team rolled to a 3-0 start

to the 2015 season with a

doubleheader sweep of Pe-

tersburg and an 11-0 rout over

Keyser in its opening week

of play.

CameronKing and Colton

Houser each finished with

three hits, leading Northern

to a twinbill sweep of the

Petersburg Vikings, 7-5 and

10-4, Thursday evening at

Petersburg.

King and Houser each had

a pair of hits in the opener,

as did Keygan Broadwater,

who also drove in two runs.

Richard Ravenscroft and

Cayleb Broadwater both had

RBI singles.

Brady Fratz earned the

compete-game victory for the

Huskies, fanning five while

adding an RBI single at the

plate.

In the nightcap, Broadwa-

ter doubled in two runs, and

Houser knocked in a run on a

single. King drove in a run on

his single, while Nate Durst

plated a couple runs on a pair

of singles.

Houser went the distance

on the mound to pick up the

complete-game win.

Houser recorded four

RBIs and Bryce Jones al-

lowed only one hit through

five innings as the Huskies’

jayvee baseball team routed

Keyser, 11-0, in a game short-

ened to five innings because

of the 10-run rule Monday at

Northern High School.

Houser drove in his four

runs on a pair of singles,

while Jones had two singles

to finish with three RBIs.

Cayleb Broadwater added an

RBI single.

Northern (3-0) is slated

to play this evening at Fort

Hill, beginning at 4:30 p.m.,

and will travel to Keyser on

Saturday, with the first pitch

scheduled for noon.

Rams One-Hit

By Kesner In 3-0

Hampshire Win

Brittney Kesner did it all

for the Hampshire Trojans,

tossing a one-hitter as the

starting pitcher and pounding

a solo home run at the plate,

in a 3-0 defeat of Southern on

Tuesday evening in Romney

in high school softball action.

Kesner fanned a dozen

Ram batters while walking

three, and took a no-hitter

into the seventh inning before

Courtney Roth singled to

break it up.

Kesner gave the Trojans

an early lead and all the run

support needed, with her

solo blast in the third inning.

Hampshire would go on to

plate two more runs the fol-

lowing inning.

McKenzie Hose doubled

in the Trojans’ two-run sixth,

while Courtney Nolan added

a single.

Southern will travel to the

Cove to battle Northern this

evening, beginning at 4:45

p.m., and will stay on the

road Friday when it travels

to Cumberland to take on

Allegany at 4:30 p.m. The

Rams will host Frankfort on

Monday at 4:30 p.m., and

will conclude their week on

Tuesday at Mountain Ridge,

with the first pitch slated for

4 p.m.

HAMPSHIRE 3

SOUTHERN 0

At Hampshire

Southern 000 000 0 - 0 1 2

Hampshire 001 200 x - 3 3 2

Carlee Andrews, Karlee

Meyers (4) and Lexi Trickett;

Cierra Funke and Brittney

Kenser.

HR - Kesner (Hampshire)

Lady Huskies Sink Hancock And

Frankfort, Trimmed By Boonsboro

The Northern Lady Hus-

kies softball team improved

its record to an even .500

heading into the showdown

with Southern tonight by de-

feating Hancock and Frank-

fort, sandwiching in a one-

run loss to Boonsboro to go

2-1 on the week.

Winning pitcher Madison

Rush finished 2 for 3, scored

two runs, and drove in a third

to help lead Northern to a

12-2 drubbing of host Han-

cock on Saturday.

Rush allowed six hits and

fanned six in the complete

game, which was shortened

to five innings because of the

10-run rule.

Jackie Chapman recorded

an RBI on a pair of singles

and scored two runs, while

Abby Collins and Carley

Rodeheaver each singled in a

run for the Huskies. Morgan

Marple finished with a single

and three RBIs.

Earlier in the day at Han-

cock, the Huskies were de-

feated by Boonsboro, 4-3.

Morgan Rush led North-

ern’s seven-hit attack with two

singles and an RBI. Chapman

added a single and scored

two runs, and Marple had

two RBIs.

Chapman tossed a com-

plete-game shutout and Mor-

gan Rush went 3 for 4, spur-

ring the Huskies to a 10-0

victory over Frankfort in six

innings Tuesday evening at

Northern High School.

Scattering seven hits to

seven different batters, Chap-

man struck out four, walked

one, and finished with a pair

of singles at the dish.

Rush had a triple and two

singles, and scored three

runs, and Marple and Erin

Osselburn each recorded two

singles. Marple and Chap-

man each drove in two runs,

while Osselburn and Chap-

man both scored a run.

The Huskies’ offense pro-

duced two runs in the first in-

ning and another in the third,

before erupting for seven

more in the sixth, bringing

the game to a halt because of

the 10-run rule.

Nor ther n (4-4) hosts

Southern this evening at

4:45 p.m., and will travel to

Meyersdale on Friday, with

the first pitch slated for 4:30

p.m., before hosting Allegany

on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

DonhamCans Hole

In One; OGC Sets

First Tourney Date

Long-time club member

Randy Donham recorded the

first ace of his golfing career

on April 5 at the Oakland

Golf Club, which has begun

its league play for the 2015

season and will host the

“Frostbite” Scramble Tour-

nament on April 11.

Donham’s 162-yard shot

came on the par 3 No. 9 hole,

and was witnessed by fellow

member Charlie Shahan.

The Charlie’s Angels

Senior Men, which com-

pete each Tuesday morning,

opened the 2015 golf season

on April 7, with the four-

some of Buddy Tasker, Don

Savage, Bill Kelley and Dish

Cogley placing first with a

score of 68.

The annual Frostbite

Scramble Tournament has

been slated to take place on

April 11 at 12:30 p.m. at the

Oakland Golf Club.

The entry fee is $20 for

members and $30 for guests.

Interested players are asked

to call the Pro Shop at 301-

334-3883 to register.

NORTHERN 10

FRANKFORT 0

At Northern

Frankfort 000 000 - 0 7 3

Northern 201 007 - 10 13 3

Reily, Wolford (4) and Lark;

Haley Chapman and Carly

Rodeheaver.