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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Spor"tS Spirit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'S ADVOCATE SHEPHERDSTOWN-- Shep- place in the conference with a herd and Fairmont divided a 12-4record. WVIAC softball doublehead- In the opener, Shepherd had a er last Wednesday. The Fighting 3-0 lead behind the pitching of Falcons used a seventh inning Tricia Bettura. But the Fighting run to snap a tie and get a 4-3 win Falcons scored runs in the sixth in the opener, but then Shepherd (to make it a 3-3 game) and then used the shutout pitching of Tif- went in front, 4-3, with a run in fany Biggs to secure a 1-0 win in the seventh. Terri Lynn Wolfe eight innings in the nightcap, had an RBI triple to plate the tie- The splitting of the two WVI- breaking run in the seventh. AC games left Shepherd with a In the low-scoring nightcap, 27-18 overall record and a 14-4 Biggs went eight innings and conference mark. The Lady fanned 11 to keep Fairmont at Rams were in third place in the bay. She yielded only two hits. league standings. Fairmont was Shepherd scored in the eighth 23-16 overall and stood in fifth when Elisa Orlandi scored from SHEPHERD UNIVERSITY Shepherd pitcher "tiffany Biggs pitched a shutout against Fairmont. third on an infield hit by Chelsie found themselves in after drop- Oals. ping a doubleheader to visiting The win in the nightcap Lock Haven of the Pennsylva- qsnapped a short three-game nia State Athletic Conference losing skid the Lady Rams on April 9. Jefferson girls tennis The Martinsburg girls tennis dogs three more wins. team defeated Jefferson, 6-1. On a three-day trip to the mid- The Lady Bulldogs won three die of the state, Jefferson played of the four sngles matches-- and defeated Lewis County, 4-3, Emily Widmyer (No. 1), Kim on Thursday. VanDongen (No. 2), and Molly After each team had two sin- Beck (No. 3). Jefferson's Lau- gles wins, the Lady Cougars ren Thomas (No. 4) gave Jeffer- claimed two of the three doubles son its lone win in the singles matches to get the 4-3 team win. matches. Lauren Thomas and Amy All three doubles matches Schattel won singles matches were taken by Martinsburg as for Jefferson. Thomas, Schat- Widmyer/VanDongen (No. 1), tel, Suzanne Lindsey, and Bai- Beck/Hannah Beale (No. 2), ley Johnson were the four play- and Sadie Tucker/Sarah Fizer ers responsible for the two dou- (No. 3) gave the Ladsy Bull- bles victories. PARKERSBURG-- The Big four singles matches were An- Reds of Parkersburg decisioned gela Pittinger (No. 1), Jill Spu- the Washington girls tennis ria (No. 2), Sirbaugh (No. 3), team, 6-1, last week. Parkers- and Mackenzie Littleton (No. burg claimed wins in all three 4). doubles matches and lost only In the three doubles matches, the NOL3 singles match to the Washington easily cleared the Patriots' Melissa Sirbaugh. Wiliamstown hurdles with Pit- Later on that Thjarsday, Wash- tinger/Sirbaugh (No. 1), Spu- ington po-~ied an easy, 7-0, win ria/Littleton (No. 2), and Amber over Williamstown. Barr/Molly Banfield (No. 3) all The winning Patriots in the posting wins. tennis boys With Isaiah Washington and Isaac Washington getting sin- gles wins. Jefferson was able to split the four singles match- es against Lewis County. When the Cougars won two of the three doubles matches they had a 4-3 win over the Minute- men. Isaiah Washington/Isaac Washington (No. 1) and Tyler Offutt/Carlos Nathan (No. 3) won the doubles matches for the Cougars. Mens Tuesday Night Handicap Mens Tuesday Night Handicap 4/03/2012 4/10/2012 Ten Pinners 39-17 Ten Pinners 42-18 J & J Pro Shop 38-18 J & J Pro Shop 39-2i Hammertime 32-24 Hammertime 34-26 Misfits 27.5-28.5 Misfits 30.5-29.5 Dead Last 27-29 Gimps Are Us 29.5-30.5 Power Rollers 27-29 "Dead Last 29-31 Blue Ridge Carpentry 26.5-29.5 Power Rollers 28-32 Gimps Are Us 26-30 Blue Ridge Carpentry 27.5-32.5 Pure Luck 25-31 Pure Luck 25.5-43.5 King Pinz 12-44 King Pinz 15-45 High Average: Brian Longerbeam- High Average: Brian Longerbeam- 206; Troy Longerbeam-204.60; Chad Coulter- 204/38 High Game: Dewey Wolfe-237; Brian Longerbeam-236; Denis Eister-232 High Series: Brian Longerbeam-653; Denis Eister-636; Ed Hinzman-627 High Team Game: Blue Ridge Car- pentry-1012; Misfits-987; J & J Pro Shop-978 High Team Series: J & J Pro Shop- 2862; Blue Ridge Carpentry-2811; Misfits-2772 207; Troy Longerbeam-204.60; Chad Coulter-204.27 High Game: Jeff SilveouS-268; Greg Staubs-261; Brian Longerbeam-260 High Series: Brian Longerbeam-694; Greg Staubs-687; Sonny Biggs Sr.-665 High Team Game: Misfits-t041; Gimps Are Us-1023; J & J Pro Shop-1020 High Team Series: Gimps Are Us-2933; Ten Pinners-2852; Misfits-2836 Wednesday Night Handicappers 4/11/2012 Wednesday Night Handicappers It Is-What It Is 41-19 4/04/2012 Get U Some,Split U Some 40.5-19.5 It Is-What It Is 37-19 Goodwrench 36-24 Get U Some, Split U Some 36.5-19.5 Bang'n Da Hole 34-26 Goodwrench 33-23 Fun Bunch 34-26 Bang'n Da Hole 33-23 Just Want to Bowl 33-27 Just Want to Bowl 31-25 Bazinga 31-29 Mountain 4 31-25 Mountain 4 31-29 Fun Bunch 30-26 'q Got Crabs" at Vista Tavern 30-30 ' Blind Strikes 29.5-26.5Older N Bowlder 30-30 "I Got Crabs" at Vista Tavern 29-27 Blind Strikes 29.5-30.5 Bazinga 28-28 No Name Team 28-32 Older N Bowlder 27-29 Doc's 27-33 No Name Team 26-30 24 Kt. 25-35 24 Kt. 25-31 U Cant C Us 21-39 Doc's 24-32 Vacancy Team 0-60 U Cant C Us 28-36 High Average Woman:Penny Jar- Vacancy Team 0-56 beau-191; Sharon Cogle-172; Jackie High Average Woman: Penny Jar- Mayne-167 beau-191; Sharon Cogle-171; Jackie High Average Man: Brian Longer- Mayne-168 beam-212; Kenny Fox-205; Joey Jar- High Average Man: Brian Longer- beau-204 beam-211; Kenny Fox-205; Joey Jar- High Game Woman: Penny Jarbeau- beau-204 247; Tina Hartley-199; Sharon Cogle- High Game Woman: Sharon Cogle- 193 241; Penny Jarbeau-223; Janet Selt- High Game Man: David Mercer, Jr.-298; zer-209 Danny Lewis-256; Greg Bonar, Jr.-245 High. Game Man: Kenny Fox-257; High Series Woman: Sharon Cogle-568; Warren Brawley-245; Luis Guzman- Penny Jarbeau-564; Kids Arvin-523 244 High Series Man: David Mercerdr.- High Series Woman: Sharon Cogle- 764; Brian Longerbeam-706: Ryan 603; Jackie Mayne-492; Janet Selt- Tate-664 zer-486 High Team Game: Fun Bunch-816; It High Team Game: Bang'n Da Hole- Is-What It Is-804; Bang'n Da Hole- 770: It Is-What It Is-751; Bazinga-747 738 High Team Series: It Is-What It is- High Team Series: Fun Bunch-2335; It 2140; Bang'n Da Hole-2114; Fun Is-What It Is-2262; Bang'n Da Hole- Bunch-2042 2072 Astros FROM PAGE C1 After signing his profession- al contract shortly thereafter, he was in the minor league system of the Cardinals as a pitcher for four seasons. Carpenter was groomed a possible closer. His fastball was that effective. He steadily moved forward on the Cardinals' ladder, and he was a "prospect" the front office con- sidered future major league ma- terial. Then in August of 2010, the Cardinals were embroiled in an- In the Astros' first five games, throw to second base by WVU cessful enough to reach the ma- he appeared as a'reliever in two catcher David Carpenter was jor leagues. of them. He pitched an inning in a valuable employee of the St. At age 26, Carpenter is an un- each game and had no decisions. Louis Cardinals Baseball orga- likely member of a major league The one run he allowed wasnization. He allowed his team to team. Since he isn't arbitration earned and left him with a 4.50 draft a player in a middle round eligible until 2015 and can't be- ERA. where only a small bonus had come a free agent until 2018, the As a major league player with to be paid for his signature on a Astros will see no need to release almost one year experience, Car- contract, him or trade him for those mon- penter's salary this season is Carpenter was a gamble. But etary reasons. $485,000. how many 12th round draft From a light-hitting college Houston was never a factor in choices ever play in the major catcher to a power-pitching ma- the 2011 National League pen- leagues? Carpenter had the arm jor leaguer is a little-used road nant race. The Astros might not strength and the size and had to the big leagues. Former WVU raise much dust this year.shown the durability in college player David Carpenter found it. That St. Louis scout who to possibly be able to make a po- And now he is a valued member watched the casual mid-inning sition change and still be suc- of Houston's pitching staff. other of the yearly pennant rac-, ..... , ~!~:~E~=~~~ es they enjoyed under the leader- . ~ ~OR T~k ................... ....................... i~i! ~ | s,i, of mana,or ony.a.u.a St. Louis thought it need- ii i!~~ ed bullpen help in the last six ~ weeks of its quest for the Nation- :~ ~ iiiiii# .... al League pennant so it made a trade for Pedro Feliz of the Hous- ton Astros. It was Carpenter the Cardinals swapped for Feliz. Carpenter wa~ 24 years old at the tinle. Though he began the 2011 in the minor leagues at Class AAA, Carpenter was summoned to the big leagues by the Astros for the last four months of that season. He appeared in 34 games, all as a reliever. His won-loss record was 1-3 but his ERA was a more than respectable 2.93. Carpenter finished 12 of the 34 games he appeared in and struck out 29 in his 27.2 innings. He was credited with one save. His salary for those four months of activity with Houston was a cool $450,000 -- the minimum wage for a major league player. Now at age 26, Carpenter is back with Houston to begin the 2012 season. TO PRE:REGIsTER, VISIT OUR WEBStTE www. R aceforth e Birds. org 7+ mile Race: $25.4+ mile Race: $20 2 mile jog/stroll: $15 (self-timed & baby-jogger friendly) 1 mile kids fun run: FREE (self-timed) RACE DAY REGISTRATION April 21: 7:30-8:45am ($2added to fee) Race proceeds benefit the programs of the Potomlm Valley Audubon t$0~. For race information contact James & Suzy Munnis at 304.876.6784 TIRE, TOWING & AUTO CARE CENTER, INC. presents the Patriot Female the Wee Tennis Player: Melissa Sirbaugh Melissa had Washington's only point in, a 6-1 loss to Parkers- burg. She won her other singles matches last week. She is the Parrot Female Athlete of the Week. Congratulations, Melissa! Complete Vehicle Repair Center Bdd/3estone/Firestone Deal~ Computerized Diagnostics TIRE, TOWING & AUTO CARE CENTER, INC Alignments 304.876.6835 www.brownstire, net Towing Selqloe Mon. - Frl. 8am to 6pm I Saturday 8am to'12 noon I Sunday Closed "" ........................ " [ Ray Kohihepp A~to Home Lqe, ~etiremetr~ 304-725-7i00 presents the Patriot Male Athlete of the Week! Track and Field Player: Roland Rush Roland cleared 14-feet in winning the pole vault at the Dwight Scott meet. He is the Patriot Male Athlete of the Week. Con- gratulations, Roland! Auto Home {i[e Ret}remenl Ray Kohthepp / 304-725-7100 presents the Cougar Female Athlete of the Week! Softball Player:. Emma Barr Emma was one of Jefferson's leading hitters in the Gone Baker tournament. She is the Cougar Female Athlete of the Week. Great job, Emma/ TIRE, TOWING & AUTO CARE CENTER, INC. presents the Cougar Male Track and Field Player. Andrew Milliron Andrew, a sophomore, edged teammate Ryan Graf in the 1600:meter run at the D~4ght Scott meet in Boonsboro. He is the Cougar Male Athlete of the Week. Way to go, Andrew! Complete Vehicle Repalr Center Computedzed Dlognoslics TIRE, TOWING & AUTO CARE CENTER, INC. Alignments' 304.876.6835 www. brownstire.net To ng Mon. - Frl. 8am to 6pm I Saturday 8am to 12 noon I Sunday Closed