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I114 Wednesday, July 24, 2013 Sports ~plrit of JEFFERSON and FARMER'SADVOCATE Gyorko FROM PAGE B1 23 runs scored and 13 RBIs dur- ing that time frame. i The leg injury took over a month to heal. And counting a short reha- bilitation stint in the minors, Gy- orko didn't return until July 12. In Iris second game back in the San Diego lineup, San Francisco's Tim Lincecum pitched a no-hitter against the Padres. Gyorko was hitless in his t-n'st 11 at-bats since returning. The All-Star break may have worked in his favor if. he could fred live pitching some- where to hit against. ' The 25-year-old infielder hasn't learned all the intricacies'of play- in, g second base and he could be moved to still another position if San Diego can find an adequate hitter/fielder to put at second. But Gyorko's bat is likely to make him a valued player in San Diego. No matter where he plays defensively. UTSANDIEGO.COM Jedd Gyorko missed about a month of the season with a leg injury that forced him onto the disabled list. He returned to the San Diego lineup just ahead of the All-Star game. Geno Smith signs 4-yr. contract with Jets Staff report $5 million for its duration. Smith was selected in the second round and was the 39th player taken over- Former WVU quarterback Geno Smith, a second- all. He is expected to be given an opportunity during round selection by the New York Jets in the April training camp and the preseason schedule to replace NFL draft, has signed a four-year contract with the the Jets' 2012 starter, Matt Sanchez. team and reported to pre-season training camp in Smith holds most of the WVU career and single Hempstead, NY. The contract was worth a reported season passing records. Office Downtown :iil 304.876.9000 Barren Office Route 45 .... 304.876.2800 Martinsburg 304.264.0900 Charles Town ..... ..... 304.725.9752 Inwoed JEFFERSON SECURITY RANK B/:kNKING ?04:229:6 Sharpsburg The Way it Should B@ 301.432.3900 24 HR BANKING 't .866.255.41 90 Tuntland FROM PAGE B1 Headed to AAU Youth Olympics Several Jefferson County students competed in the Amateur Athletic Union's National Olympic Qualifier Track & Field Meet held in Hagerstown, Md., June 22 and 23. Qualifying to compete next week in the 2013 AAU Youth Olympics at Eastern Michigan University are (above, front row, from left) Rhonda Rogombe of Washington High School, first place in the 400-meter dash and second in the 200-meter dash; Ananda Garcia of Jefferson High School, second in the pole vault; Mahayana "Maya" Garcia of Shepherdstown Middle School, third in the 100- meter hurdles and fourth in the 200-meter hurdles; and Christina Rogombe of Washington, third in the 800-meter run; and (back row) Robert "R.J." Douglas of Jefferson, second in the 4xl00-meter relay and fifth in the 200-meter dash; Marquel Hosby of Washington, second in the 4xl00-meter relay; Derrick Brunson of Washington, second in the 4xl00-meter relay and fourth in the 200-meter dash; MarUnez Grant of Jefferson, first in both the high jump and long jump and second in the 4xl00-meter relay; and Clifford "C.J." Corbett of Washington, the alternate in the 4xl00-meter relay. The nine local athletes will travel to Ypsilanti, Mich., for the Youth Olympics, happening July 28 to Aug. 2. The 6-foot-i, 190-pound infield- At Salem-Keizer, Tuntland er is 22 years old and was draft- struggled through his first eight ed in the 29th round by the San games and was batting .185, go- Francisco Giants ing 5-for-27 at the plate. He had Shortly after he became a pro- fanned seven times and commit- fessional in mid-June, Tuntland ted two errors in the field. reported to the Giants team in The other four Mountaineers the Arizona Rookie League. Af- -- all selected in the later rounds ter his few games there, he was of the three-day draft -- declined promoted to the Salem-Keiz- offers from the teams taking them er Volcanoes of the Northwest and will be with the WVU base- Rookie League. ball team next season. Tuntland had batted .325 for Left-handed pitcher Harrison WVUwith36RBIsanda.416on- Musgrave wasn't selected un- base percentage this past season, til the 33rd round by Philadel- tiC( Jefferson Estate Somerset Blvd., Charles Town, WV 25414 J E W E L E R S 304-725-6600 phia. Musgrave has had Tommy man and he was taken in the 36th John surgery on his pitching el- round by Kansas City. McB- bow and missed a full season at room also declined the small bo- West Virginia. He will be a ju- nus money he was offered by the nior in 2014 after red-shirting Royals and will be back at WVU in 2012. for the 2014 season. Musgrave is from Bridge- McBroom batted .268 this past port and was WVU's winningest season, but the rising senior led pitcher this past season, the team in homers (12), RBIs He had a 9-1 record and a 2.17 (48), doubles (19) and runs scored ERA for the Mountaineers. Mus- (39). grave fanned 81 in 95.1 innings The fourth Mountaineer draft- and had three shutouts. Oppo- ed and not signing a profession- nents batted .197 against him. al contract is Dmitri Casas, an Right-handed pitcher Scan Car incoming freshman from Green- ley was forced to sit out this past wood Village, Colorado. Casas spring after transferring to WVU just graduated from Cherry Creek from the Air Force Academy. He High School. also had arm surgery and didn't He'was selected by Philadel- play at the Air Force Academy in phia in the 38th round. The right- 2012. handed pitcher turned down the He will be a junior in eligibility Phillies' offer and will join the for the 2014 season. Mountaineers for fall practice in. Carley was selected in the 34th late August. round by San Diego and declined This spring, West Virginia tiedl to give up his collegiate eligibility, for third in its first year in the Big Ryan McBroom is a first base- 12 conference. 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