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June 8, 2014

Weimer rallies Grantsville to 9-8 win

Lakeview Auto, Kiwanis, Greg’s Auto exploDe for mercy rule victories

GRANTSVILLE — Ryan Weimer hit a bases-loaded single just over the pulled-in infield to score Richard Ravenscroft with the winning to run, capping off a four-run bottom of the sixth to give Grantsville Sons of the American Legion a 9-8 win over Cumberland Optimist in Hot Stove action Saturday at Grantsville Park.

Noah Werner singled and doubled to knock in two runs for Grantsville, while Colton Houser had a two-run single.

Hayden DeHaven had two singles and a home run to knock in two runs for the Optimist. Darion Roddy hit a two-run home run in the second inning. Rashawn Haines doubled and singled to knock in a run.

Grantsville SAL (8-3) will play Taylor Mining Wednesday at Grantsville. The Optimist will play Twigg’s Plumbing and Heating Tuesday at Holler Field.

Lakeview 23, Rotary 3

ACCIDENT —Lakeview Auto Parts scored 23 runs by pounding out 17 hits in a runaway win over Rotary Saturday at Northern High School.

Eight players had at least one hit and one run batted in for Lakeview, led by Logan Yommer with three RBIs on a double and two singles. Bryce Jones knocked in three with two singles and Jim Spears hit two singles and added a double to drive in two runs. Peyton Carr had two RBIs on a double and a single, while Clark Morin, Brady Fratz and Eli Eggleston all had two singles and two RBIs. Caleb King had a single and one RBI.

For Rotary, Smith had a single and two RBIs and Houser had an RBI single.

Yommer and Jones combined for 10 strikeouts in five innings.

Lakeview (10-2) plays at Glendening Park Monday against Frostburg Legion.

Kiwanis 15, Keyser Moose 1

KEYSER, W.Va. — Connor Kelly was in control on the mound and in the batter’s box Saturday, hitting a home run as part of a four-hit day and striking out nine as part of a one-hitter, as Kiwanis beat Keyser Moose in five innings at John Kruk Field.

Kelly belted a two-run home run in the second inning and finished by adding a triple and two singles. Rusty Kunis hit a pair of doubles, Holden Sibley tripled and singles and Justin Copman hit two singles. Blake Beal also singled twice as Kiwanis finished with 15 hits.

Kelly allowed just one single and one run with Keyser’s Ezra Parks getting both in the third inning.

Kiwanis (4-8) play Chestnut Ridge Monday at Memorial Field.

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