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Wednesday, May 2, 2018 O~UI% J. ~ antt r.~u~lvmt~ ~ ~xJvts~.~, t~ SPORTS IN BRIEF 2 % HUDSON, Ohio - Shepherd University ( 29-13, :SiMEC) split with Notre Dame College (17-28, 14-14 MEC) ifi MEC baseball action at Notre Dame on Sunday. The Rams earned a 6-1 win in game one and rallied for a 6-5 victory iffthe night- cap. Notre Dame took a 1-0 lead in the third inning i game one. Naja Garcia reached on a walk and later scored o an error. Shepherd took a 2-1 lead in the fourth behind RBI-singles from junior designated hitter Brian McCourt and sophomore shortstop Trenton Burgreen. Junior outfielder Nick Atkinson and Eddie Nottingham each went 3-for-4 to lead 11-hit at- tack for the Rams. Lukas Thompson went 2-for-4 for the Fal- cons. Junior pitcher Justin Smith (7.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 5 K, 3 BB) (7-2) picked up the win. Notre Dame took a 1-0 lead in the second in the nightcap. Ricky Phillips reached on an error and later scored on an error. The Falcons addedjthree runs in the third with a two-run single by Drake May k ying the ral- ly. Notre Dame tacked on a run in the fifth on an RBI-single from Leo Wells. : i The Rams plated six runs in the fifth to rally for the win. Atkinson hit a three-run homer and McCourt a ed a two-run double to key the scoring outburst, i!:: Sophomore outfielder Brenton Doyle went :for-3 to lead the Rams. May, Garcia, and Wells each had two hits for the Falcons. Junior reliever Colin Benner (4.0 IP, 1 H, 2 ER, 3 K, 0 BB) (2-4) earned the win. Devon Robb (0.0 IP, 0 H, 2 ER, 0 K, 2 BB) (1-3) took the loss for the Falcons. The Rams returned to action on Tuesday when they hosted Shippensburg for a 3 p.m. contest. softball wins East North INSTITUTE - Shepherd University (32-16, 22-10 MEC) swept West Virginia State (30-20, 18-14 MEC) MEC soft- ball doubleheader action at West Virginia "State,on Saturday. The Rams gained a 2-1 win in game one agd added a 5-0 vic- tory in the nightcap. Shepherd finishes th{ regular season as the MEC North champions. ": Shepherd took a 1-0 lead in the third in ing in game one as freshman second baseman Leann Brown reached on an error and later scored on a double off the bat of juror first base- man Conner Gilligan. The Rams added a' run the fourth as senior pitcher Kaitlin Munda led off with a single and later scored when junior outfielder Alexis Shearer reached on an error. Munda went 3-for-3 to lead the Rajas at the plate. Munda (7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 4 K, 1 BB) (9-7) gained the com- plete game win for the Rams. Callie No,on (7.0 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 2 K, 2 BB) (5-6) took the loss for Yellow Jackets. "I Shepherd plated three unearned runs on one hit and two Yel- low Jacket errors in the second in the n ghtcap to take a 3-0 lead. The Rams added a run in the fourt as ju'nior outfielder Kaitlyn Konopka singled and later scored on a single by se- nior catcher Molly Staley. Shepherd added another run in the fif as 1ylunda singled and later scored on an error. Staley went. 3-for-4 and Brown added a pair of hits to pace the Rams. Fres]aman pitcher Chey- enne Van Pelt (7.0 IP, 1 H, 2 K, 4 BB) (7-0) tossed a one-hitter for the Rams. Emily Moore (7.0 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 1 ER, 2 K, 1 BB) (11-6) took the loss for the Yellow Jackets. The Rams return to action on May 4-6 at the MEC Tourna- ment in Salem, Va. -- Shepherd Sports Information S CHARLES TOWN -- Eastern Pan- underway as well. The Region I tourna- er and Jordan Dixon-Gross/Tighe Did- handle tennis teams will do battle in ment will have Berkeley Springs com- den earned victories for the Cougars. regional matches this week. The Class peting on Thursday and Friday at West Over on the girls side Monday night; AAA, Region II tournament is set for Liberty University. Jefferson won 6-1 over the Cardinals. Thursday and Friday at Jefferson High Recapping some earlier tennis action Jefferson earned wins in every match School. The matches will begin at 4 this week, the Jefferson boys rolled to but one. Maddy Chen, Leah Chen, p.m. on Thursday and 9 a.m. on Fri- victory 7-0 over the Spring Mills Car- Anna Ours and Kalin Gregg picked up i day. dinals with a sweep on Monday. wins for the 18-5 Cougars. , The teams in Region 2 competing In singles action, Ethan Gottlieb, Then, in doubles action, teams con- are Hampshire, Hedgesville, Jefferson, Bryce Turney, Aiden Turney and Ma- sisting of Ours/Gregg and Laura Bar- Martinsburg, Musselman, Spring Mills son Palmer took home wins for the 23-1 rat/Jenna Weber collected wins for the, and Washington. Along with Class Cougars. Then, in doubles action, teams Cougars. AAA teams, Class AA matches will get of Gottlieb/B. Turney, A. Turney/Palm- -- Zach Cumberland ZACH CUMBERLAND Jefferson High shortstop Cory Daly throws across the infield on Friday as the Cougars won over Bridgeport 3-2. Baseball Spring Mills and Bridgeport cancelled' FROM PAGE B1 last week. Senior Spencer Delawder still leads i For Washington, the Pats have lost the Pats at the plate with a .493 batting four in a row heading into today's average. Delwader also leads the team game against Martinsburg at 4:30 p.m. with 26 runs batted in. Senior Nathan at home. Washington fell to Jeffer- Kerr leads the pitching staff with a 4-1 son twice on April 23 (3-0) and then record and a 2.53 earned run average, i- again on April 26 (9-1). The Pats also For Jefferson, senior David Dinges fell against Potomac Falls on Saturday leads the way at the plate with a .429 (6-4) and then lost to Hedgesville 14-5 batting average. Dinges has driven in on Monday evening, a team leading 25 runs. Junior Taylor. Washington will finish the regular Tennant and sophomore James Walshl season at Spring Mills on Friday at 7 are leading the Cougars on the mound, p.m. The Pats have dropped their over- Tennant is 5-0 with a 1.04 earned run all record to 12-10 heading into the average and Walsh is 5-1 with a 0.99 last two games of the regular season. ERA. The Cougars have a 2.31 earned Washington also had games against run average as a team. Track & Field FROM PAGE B1 Also for Washington, Aran Maloney took first place in the boys 3200 meter run finishing with a time of 10:35.06, just ahead of Washington's Nathan Walker at 10:35.30. Washington's Chase Duckworth won the pole vault at 11-00.00 and Jeffer- son's Jevon Lang took home the title in the shot put at 46-09.00. Over on the girls side, Hedgesville took the title with 94 points over Mar- tinsburg at 81 points. Jefferson (78), jumped 11-01.25 to set a Jefferson re-, Musselman (73) and Spring Mills (69) cord and take the title. rounded out the top five. Washington Jefferson's Jillian Andrews also took (29) finished eighth among the nine home the title in the girls long jump at teams. The Jefferson girls earned a win 15-10.00. For Washington, Roxanne in the 4x100 meter relay. The winning McFarlin put together another solid team was made up Jillian Andrews, performance with a second place fin- Kaiella Smith, Makenzee Hall and Hai- ish in the 400 meter dash at 1:02.65 ley Dillow. The Cougars also finished and third place finish in the 100 meter second in the 4x200 meter relay and the dash at 12.96. The Eastern Panhandle 4x102.5 meter shuttle hurdle. Athletic Conference teams are sched- Lily Simmons of Jefferson continued uled to compete at the regional meet her successful season by winning once which will be held at Spring Mills on again in the girls pole vault. Simmons May 10. DAVID PENNOCK Washington High's Cameron Pine has signed his letter of intent to continue his wrestling career at Campbell Univer- sity in North Carolina at the Division I level, Pine is a two- time state wrestling champion for the Patriots and plans to study business, ZACH CUMBERLAND Washington High's Parker Jackson has signed his letter of' intent to attend Widener University in Chester, Pa, Jackson will play football for the Division III Pride out of the Middle Atlantic Conferences, JEFFERSON HIGH's Jillian Andrews Andrews earned first place in the long jump on Friday at Hedges- ville with a distance of 15-10.00. PROUDLY SPONSORED BY Start your total fitness experience today/ 1 800-574-1648 JEFFERSON HIGH's Jevon Lang earned first place in the boys shot put on Friday at HedgesviUe with a toss of 46-09.00. PROUDLY SPONSORED BY l~~.: = Complete Vehicle Repair Center l ~'~ll~ Bridge,tone/Firestone Dealer l !':' ." 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