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May 5, 2014

Allegany takes City title with win over FH

CUMBERLAND — Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference foes Fort Hill and Allegany finished a rain shortened game with the Campers coming away with the official 17-7 win Monday evening to claim the City League Softball Championship.

The game was halted with No. 3 Allegany leading 13-6 last Monday and continued today with No. 5 Fort Hill batting with two-outs in the bottom of the fourth inning.

The Sentinels popped up the first pitch to quickly end the fourth inning and it would only take the Campers another inning to complete the victory.

Allegany added four runs in the top of the fifth inning to take a 17-6 lead and pitcher Tori Bohrer held the Sentinels to just one run in the bottom half of the inning to end the game.

Maddie Leighty led the 12 hit Camper charge with two singles, a double, and a triple. Tallia Logsdon had three hits with Bohrer adding two. Ashleigh Eisentrout, Chanel Porter, and Margaret Niedhardt each had doubles.

Fort Hill, which finishes the regular season 10-9 overall and 7-5 in the AMAC, committed 12 errors and were led at the plate by a Shania James double.

Seeding for the playoffs will be known following a drawing today.

Allegany    11

Bishop Walsh    0

CRESAPTOWN — After finishing off Fort Hill to secure the Cumberland City League championship earlier in the afternoon, Allegany blew past Bishop Walsh 11-0 to capture a perfect 4-0 season in the City.

The Campers scored five runs in the first inning and added five runs in the second before scoring a solo run in the third.

Tori Bohrer struck out 10 and allowed a first inning single while collecting the win.

Ashleigh Eisentrout wielded Allegany’s biggest bat by hitting a double, two singles and an RBI. Chanel Porter had three RBIs on two singles, Bohrer tripled and Shannon Dougherty added a double. Kyleigh Sellers gave the Campers another two RBIs on two singles.

The Spartans got a single from Kait Miller in their first at bats.

Allegany (14-4, 9-2 AMAC, 4-0 City) plays Southern on Wednesday to finish the regular season with the Maryland Softball Playoff draw being held sometime today.

Bishop Walsh (1-13, 0-8, 0-4) hosts St. Maria Goretti today at 4:30.

Southern     6

Northern    5

OAKLAND  — Southern scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally back from a 5-3 deficit to beat Northern Friday afternoon in Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference action.

For the Rams, Briana Bosley hit a double and drove in two runs, Faith Tichnell singled twice and scored two runs, Kelsey Beckman hit a double and had an RBI and Paranda Uber added a single and scored a run.

Morgan Rush doubled and drove in three for the Huskies, and Erin Holtschneider had almost half of her team’s eight hits with three singles. Lexi Nicklin had two singles and a run scored, and Abby Collins singled in a run.

Southern (6-7, 3-5 AMAC) is scheduled to host Allegany on Wednesday. Northern (3-12, 0-10) had Salisbury penciled in for a visit Monday night.

Allegany jayvees beat Mountain Ridge

CRESAPTOWN — Erin Michael had two hits, Sydnee Deshong and Abby Brauer had a single and two RBIs to lead Allegany to a 6-2 victory over Mountain Ridge in junior varsity softball Monday at Hudson Field.

Tarryn Logsdon also singled and scored three runs for Allegany (10-3). Alex Deshong scattered six hits and struck out five for the win.

McKenna Broadwater doubled and singled for Mountain Ridge. Avery Bridges struck out eight but absorbed the loss.

The Campers defeated the Miners in a 22-2 rout on Friday. Deshong was the winning pitcher in that one, too, allowing only one hit and striking out nine.

Logsdon smacked a home run, a double and a single, Sydnee Deshong belted a home run and two singles and Michael had three singles for Allegany. Allison Martz tripled for Mountain Ridge.

Allegany will play Fort Hill today at 6 p.m. at Washington Middle School and ends the season on Wednesday at Southern.

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