FROM STAFF REPORTS
CRESAPTOWN — Ridgeley VFW finished a strong regular season at 15-3 with an 8-1 rout of Cumberland Optimist in six innings at Memorial Field on Thursday.
Kirk Robinette, Wyatt Yates and Brett Whiteman combined to stymie Optimist to one run on five hits.
Darion Roddy and Caleb Collette doubled. Hayden DeHaven singled three times in the loss.
Tyler Ford and A.J. Christ each doubled. Blake Rhodes and Cody Shepherd both singled twice for Ridgeley VFW who will learn their first-round playoff opponent on Sunday.
Hobo’s Restaurant 0
POTOMAC PARK — Keaton Taylor threw a four-inning three-hitter and Madigan’s Auto Sales pounded out 11 hits to end its regular season with a rout over Hobo’s Restaurant Thursday evening at Hamilton Field.
Taylor was also hot at the plate going 4-for-4 and an RBI. Logan Hinebaugh and Lukas Holler each had two-run doubles, and Bernie Sislo and Matt McCollough both belted RBI singles.
Tanner Fitchner had two of Hobo’s three hits with a pair of singles. Cody Lohr doubled.
Madigan’s finishes the regular season 10-6-1 and awaits next week’s playoff pairings while Hobo’s drops to 7-9-2.
Cumberland Rotary 2
BEDFORD, Pa. — Robert Hernandez fanned nine hitters in a four inning, seven-run win for Bedford Thomas Chevrolet over Cumberland Rotary on Wednesday.
Hernandez allowed just two runs on four hits and a walk in the lightning-delayed game ended by darkness. Kyle Miller and Josh Hickey both singled twice in the win.
Austin Farrell doubled for Rotary’s lone extra base hit.
Bedford Thomas Chevrolet (15-1-1) plays Team One Auto Mall Saturday at Hamilton Field at 12:30 p.m.
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