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14 SOUTH JEFFERSON RURITANS PAYS FOR INSURANCE FOR LITTLE LEAGUE PLAYERS The South Jefferson Ruritans, one of the most community minded organizations in the county recently made presen- tations of a number of checks to various community programs to help them financially and one such organization to benefit from the generosity of the Ruritans was the Jefferson Little League. In the above picture Walter Knott (left) is shown ac- cepting a check from Leroy Cheshire, of the South Jefferson Ruritans, to help the Little League purchase insurance on the league players. in For the second year in a fowl Jeffer- performer to the mound and be (Bruce son High's hopes for a chance at the Fowler) delivered with a five-hit per- state high school baseball champion- formance. Jefferson's only two runs ship ended on the sectional level, and came in the sixth on a pair of walks and again at the hands of Martinsburg hits by Troy Stambaugh'and Brian High. Ford. Coach John Lowery's charges, who As for Martinsburg, they collected had posted 39 wins and three losses their victory on a mere two hits allow- enteringsectionalcompetition, dispes- ed by Rabble Gray, who deserved a ed of Hampshire High 16 to 0 last much better fate than the loss be ab- Wednesday, but met their nemesis on sorhad. It was an unprecedented seven last Friday at P.O. Faulkner Park in errors that led to four of the Bulldogs' Martinsburg when Martiusburg posted five rum. a 5-2 decision and snatched the brass Martinsburg picked up its 20th win ring away from Jefferson. against 6 defeats, having disposed of MIIS Coach Vic Holmes sent a clutch Keyser, 11-2, in a sectional semi-fmal. Shortstop Duane Main and pitcher High School in Waynesboro, Pa only Alan Yent~h were named first-team allowed one triple this season and fail- All-Conference and Dean Pease was ed to give up a home run to opposing tabbed Coach-of-the-Year in the recent batters. post-season baseball halloting by West Shepherd's three representatives on Virginia Conference coaches, the second-team All-WVIAC squad In addition, the Rants placed out- could very well have been on the top fielders Greg Chandler and David unit, according to Pease. Diehl and hurler Randy Rutherford on Chandler, Shevherd's only All- the second-team AII-WVIAC squad. It WVIAC player last season, improved was a fitting end to a turnarotmd his career average during his junior season that saw Shepherd capture its season. The Grottoes, Vs native bat- first WVIAC title ever with a 12-2 ted .388 as the leadoff hitter and paced regular season conference mark. the Rams with 40 hits this season. Main, a candidate for Hitter-of-the- Dieh] capped a stellar career at Year in the WVIAC, turned in a Shepherd with a .367 clip at the plate remarkable season after transferring and was the ~ regular to play to Shepherd from Erie (N.Y.) Coin- flawless in the field, committing no er- munity College. The agile shortstop rors on 39 chances in centerfield this finished the season hatting .430, leading spring. the Rams in runs scored and st~king Rutherford teamed with Yentach to out the last of any Shepherd starter, give Shepherd one of its best 1-2 pun- A native of ~, NY, Main alsc ches on the nmm~. The Harpers Ferry, led the Rams in walks (21) and doubles WV, native and Jefferson High School (8). He is expected to anchor the graduate pitched a team-high54~ in- Shepherd infield in 1984. nings and gave up only 49 hits while Yentsch, ~nwhile, had the best prating a ~.8 ERA. He allowed only 11 record among Shepherd's eight extra-base hits this season. hurlers, posting a 6-1 win-less mark. Pease, in completing his third year His 2.8 ERA and team-high 28 as Shepherd's baseball coach, steered strikeouts left him second behind the Rams to a 17-12 overall mark after D&E's Tim McLoo~ahlin for Pitcher-of- going 4-27 in 1361 and 10-23 in 1362. HIS the-Year honors in the WVIAC. three-year record at Shepherd is now Yentsc.h, a graduate of Waynesboro 31-62 overall, 26-36 in the WVIAC. m ,head ch, Qd The pits Strafed scho his coaching staff at JefferKm High players frmn Washi~ County, Md School has been given the honor of andadjoini WestVirglnlacountlmof cinching the East team in the annual the Eastern Panhandle against all- AI-Ghan Sludne F mt-W t schoolboy starsfl, omGarrettandAl]eganyCoun- football Classic to be played July 15 at tY, Md. the South Hage~town (Md.) High The West holds a 6-1 edge over the School stadium. East in the game which is played each Plans for the annual Grid Classic Summer to raise nmuey fro' the Crll~ were nmda Monday ~, May 9, at ed Children's IlospRal in Philsdelph/a, a meeting held in the Venice Pa. Restaurant in Ilagarstown, according to Don Lewis, at which t/me the head Renner, who has headed the grid coaches for the two t~ s w~ in- cqmch~mffat~l~fortho troducod and other information about past four seasons, said he will use a the game was released, wide-open ofhm~, with the talented Lewis said along with Renm and TimParkerd ingalotdthothrowlng. most of the of his CougarLewts, lumdgridemchatBoomhom coaching squad, some eight playere (Md.) High and director M the game from the I~2 ~ High football thisyear, said thv r,= .sen for the squad team will be lmrticipattng. Heading tim working out at Jeffm~on High this list ~ Cougars players who will see ac- time is to make up for all the years the tion in the game will be Tim Parker, West Virginia players have had to ZI,star quarterback the travel to llas stown to workout. Cougars, who next fall will be the Penn State Nittany grid squad. Other Cougars players who will see stone ac- PE RSONAL tien are: Kevtn Mumaw, Jerry Scott, Mr. and Mrs. Rlehard Riley, Sr A.J. Slmbert and Lea Hill. have returned to their berne on South Renner says he hopes to have about George Street, Charles Town, after a 40-player squad, and the squad will visiting their son and daughter-in-law begin werkouts on July 5, at the Jeffer- Rklmrd and Sylvia Riley in LaJol- son Hl~ field, la, Ca. for two wenks. SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON Farmer's ADVOCATE -- THURSDAY, MAY 26f 1983 MEN'S GOLF LADIES' TENNIS Costy Caras T~ Member-Member tournament was entered into the record book and" the quartet of Marnie Glenn-John Emmert-Dave Ward and Rich Moechlieb jomed the past winners of event. Displaying fine form despite the rainy conditions, the winners posted rounds of 65-63-128 for a five stroke triumph. Two foursomes tied for the runnerup spot at 133, including Felix Colon-Joe Groves-Lou Tiano -Wayne D'Angelo 66-67-133; and Jim McCright-Marshall Brown-Fred Gessler-Ed Spinks ee-67-133. One stroke behind was the team of Ray Doyle-Pap Jackson-Carl Merchunt-William Walth~ 67-6"/-134. In the A-Flight mini-tonrnament (medal play plus handicap) Jim Clinton play- ing with a six handicap, sparkled with rounds of 37-41-78-72, but had to share first place with Felix Colon (11) who muted the e~n'~ in ~A-m-73. Miller (I0) was one stroke off the leaders with 42-414~3-73. B-Flight title went to Johnny Rutherford (12) who scored 41~9-80-~. Larry Ott's 41-4,3-84-72 was best of the others in the B-Flight cont~t. Dave Ward (15) proved top contender in C- Flight with a 41-41-82-67, five strokes ahead of the duo of Lou Tiane and Bill Kave, who checked in with net 72. D-Flight wont to Woody Wondford (25) with a net 73 while Bob Ramsey (26) snared the rmmerup spot with a net 75. The Member-Member was a four- man team, two best balls plm handicap scoring system that also included the flight divisions. Chip-lns: Three tournaments on the events ledger are accepting entries; The Jake Pugh-The John Elwood Memorla l and the Seniors two