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July 16, 2014

Sports Briefs - 07/17

Brady Hillegas first-team All-AMAC

CUMBERLAND — Allegany senior centerfielder Brady Hillegas was voted to the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference baseball team by the conference’s head coaches after helping lead the Campers to the conference title and a 19-2 season.

Hillegas batted .405 with a team-high 30 hits in 74 at-bats. He hit six doubles, three triples, scored 34 runs and had 19 RBIs. He also stole eight bases in 10 attempts. Brady was incorrectly identified as Blake in the AMAC team story recently in the Times-News.

Queen City Marathon slated March 28

CUMBERLAND — The second Queen City Marathon for Active Water will be held March 28, 2015, pending completing of the permitting process, according to race director Staci Calder and the race planning committee.

The inaugural staging of the event included more than 100 marathoners, representing 25 states and Quebec, Canada. Robbie Jenkins of Ridgeley, W.Va., running his first marathon, won first place with a time of 2:52.34. Among the other participants was San Antonio trial lawyer Larry Macon, who holds the Guinness world record for most marathons run in a single year by a male at 239.

Queen City Marathon for Active Water is an RRCA sanctioned race on a USATF certified course and is recognized as a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon. The event is hosted by the Queen City Striders racing club and is timed by Trac Services, LLC.

For more information and updates on the event, visit

Allegany softball hosting alumni game

CRESAPTOWN — The Allegany High School softball team will hold an exhibition game on Saturday that will pit the 2014 Campers against a squad of Allegany alumni.

The game is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Carl Belt and will be followed by a picnic. All alumni are welcome to play.

Ayers gets hole-in-one

BURLINGTON, W.Va. — Kenny Ayers scored a hole-in-one while playing in a two-man scramble Sunday at the Mill Creek Country Club. Ayers aced the 145-yard eighth hole. The shot was witnessed by playing partner Johnny Alkire.

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