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B1 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Pet Peevy B3 Dog park unveiled B4 McBee makes music Jefferson High track athletes compete at Saturday's Paul Arbogast Memorial meet at Spring Mills. The Jefferson By ZACH CUMBERLAND CHARLES TOWN -- After not being able to get out and compete with the recent winter storm the Jefferson High girls track team responded well by winning the Paul Arbogast Memorial meet on Saturday at Spring Mills. Although Jefferson came out on top in just four events, the Cougars still managed to bring home a first place finish due to plenty of second place finishes as well. Jefferson competed alongside Washington, Hedgesville, Spring Mills, East Hardy, Preston and North Hagerstown, Md. Jefferson earned one of its four wins in the 4x100 with Kaiella Smith, Amanda Muth, Jordan Carr and Hailey Dillow combining for the victory at 52.64. Jefferson also won first in the shuttle hurdle finishing at 1:12. Lily Simmons continued over her success from last season and finished first by vaulting 10-6 to pick up the top spot in pole vault. (See TRACK & FIELD Page B2) DAVID PENNOCK girls team won first place at the event. FILE PHOTO The Washington High baseball team has started the season at 2-0. The Pats will spend this week at the Mingo Bay Classic in South Carolina from Tuesday to Saturday. Jefferson High and East Hardy athletes compete during a hurdling event on Saturday at the Paul Arbogast Memorial meet. By ZACH CUMBERLAND week. The Patriots were scheduled to play Tuesday, today and Thursday this week and a game to be determined on Friday. CHARLES TOWN -- The Washington On Tuesday at press time Washington was High baseball team is finally back on the scheduled to go up against North Stafford field after a snowstorm put the young sea- High School, Va. Then today the Pats are son on hold along with some rain. scheduled to play against Elyria High The Patriots were able to get on the field School out of Ohio at 1:30 p.m. Saturday against Fort Hill, Md and they The third game down south for Wash- took care of business with a 9-2 win af- ington is set to be played Thursday at 3:30 ter not playing since the season opener on p.m. against Cuthbertson High School out March 16. Washington improved to 2-0. of North Carolina. Washington will move Games with Goretti, Md Musselmanon to the weekend based on its perfor- and Jefferson are postponed until a later mance in the first three games. In the win date. The team is now off to South Caro- lina to take part in tournament action this (See PATRIOTS BASEBALL Page B2) S By ZACH CUMBERLAND " sports@spiritof efferson.eora: CHARLES TOWN -- With questionable weather in the" north, local Eastern Panhandle high schools will be heading to South Carolina this week to face some top competition from across the country. Jefferson and Washington High should be greeted witli warmer weather this week. Tem- peratures in South Carolina look to be 60 degrees and above from Tuesday through Saturday when the teams are competing. Seven teams from the Eastj! ern Panhandle all together are heading down to the Mingo Bay; Classic in South Carolina. Jef-: ferson started play on Tuesday around press time against So- castee, South Carolina, while Washington began Tuesday as well against North Stafford, Vir- ginia. Other games including teams from the Eastern Panhandle on Tuesday were Spring Mills vs. Plattsburgh, New York, Mar- tinsburg vs. Beekmantown, New York, Hampshire vs. cess Anne, Virginia, Musselmah vs. Princeton and Hedgesville vs. Glenn, North Carolina. ii Also Berkeley Springs played East Hardy on Tuesday in a doubleheader before traveling to Philip Barbour to play today. Washington went to Mingo Bay with a 2-0 record. The Patriots have posted wins over Hones- dale, Pa and Fort Hill, Md. Jefferson went to Mingo Bay at 5-2 overall. Pitcher Taylor Tennant tossed a five-inning no hitter on Saturday as the Cou gars beat Keyser 10-0. The Cou'- gars also beat Berkeley Springs 5-0 on Saturday. This week, after playing So- castee on Tuesday, the Cougars are scheduled to play Lakewood High School out of South Caro- lina today followed by a match- up with R-S Central out of North Carolina on Thursday. There will be a couple softball games in the area this week with some teams heading off for tour- nament play. Musselman played at Spring Mills on Tuesday just after press time and Spring Mills travels to Hedgesville today. The Washington softball team (4-1) along with Musselman will travel to play in a tournament at Cabell Midland this weekend. The Patriots are scheduled to play Independence High School on Thursday in South Charles- ton. They will also play Race- land, Kentucky, St. Albans and Cabell Midland at the tourna- ment on Friday. The Jefferson softball team is taking part in the Grand Slam Tournament at Myrtle Beach from Monday through Friday of this week. The Cougars will re- turn home to face Spring Mills on April 10 in Shenandoah Junc- tion. Jefferson's game against Washington last Friday was can- celed due to poor weather. LIVE MtlSIC APRIL 14 FA 8 A.M.-12 NOON every Saturday 10 to RMK]tS MAKKKT l~f? WIIGIIII b PECK IS OPEN TUESDAY through SUNDAY 10AM-6PM 100 W. 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