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June 19, 2013

Dinicola leads Legion over Taylor Mines, 4-2


POTOMAC PARK — Winning pitcher Devin Dinicola struck out eight in four innings of work and also hit a pair of singles to lead Frostburg Legion to a 4-2 win over Taylor Mines in Hot Stove League action Tuesday at Hamilton Field.

The game was shortened to five innings because of rain.

Michael Livingston ripped a double and a single and Anthony Calcutta and Hunter Rice doubled for the Legion.

Justin Wilson hit a double for Taylor Mines.

On Saturday, the Legion beat Hobo’s Restaurant 11-2 at Hamilton Field.

Calcutta and Ethan Hovatter smacked a double and two singles, Cameron Ritchie and Elijah Llewellyn had two singles and Dinicola a single and three RBIs for the Legion.

Elijah Stair hit two singles and Matt Lewis doubled for Hobo’s.

Frostburg Legion (8-2-1) will take on unbeaten Lakeview Auto Parts on Wednesday, June 26, at the Frostburg Armory at 6 p.m.

Fort Ashby Lions    9

Cumberland Kiwanis    2

POTOMAC PARK — Ross Conley and Brady Lechliter teamed for a two-hitter and were aided by a 12-hit attack as the Lions beat the Kiwanis at Memorial Field.

Conley struck out five and walked only one in five innings and Lechliter struck out four in 1 2-3 innings before rain halted the game with two out in the top of the seventh.

Braiden Popluhar belted a double and single, Conley, Jack Doepker and Gavin Mauzy had two singles and Lechliter a double for the Lions (8-3-1), who play Thomas Chevrolet on Thursday in Bedford.

Jason Copman tripled and Josiah McCauley doubled for the Kiwanis.

Ridgeley VFW    11

Twigg Plumbing    3

POTOMAC PARK — Kirk Robinette smashed a home run and a double and Ridgeley VFW broke a 3-3 tie with a five-run fourth to beat Twigg Plumbing & Heating at Holler Field.

Noah Bible ripped a triple and single, Stafford Cessna hit two doubles and Tyler Ford had two singles for Ridgeley.

Brett Whiteman and Wyatt Yates teamed on a two-hitter in the game, shortened to five innings by rain.

Kaden Watts and Danny May singled to account for Twigg’s hits.

Ridgeley VFW (9-3) plays Chestnut Ridge on Thursday at Hamilton Field.

Thomas Chevrolet    11

Optimist    3

POTOMAC PARK — Bedford Thomas Chevrolet scored six runs in the top of the fourth and defeated the Cumberland Optimist in six innings Monday night at Memorial Field.

Kyle Miller had three singles and Hunter Lankey tripled for Bedford, while Josh Hickey singled and doubled. Tanner Coughenour had two singles.

Keddy doubled for Cumberland Optimist, which had just two hits.

Coughenour started on the mound for Bedford and worked the first three, then was relieved by Robert Hernandez, with the two combining for 12 strikeouts.

On Sunday, Bedford defeated Ridgeley VFW/First Peoples, 10-2, at Memorial Field. Jeff Kidd had two singles for Bedford and Hickey doubled.

Bedford (8-1-1) will host Fort Ashby Lions on Thursday. The Cumberland Optimist plays Greg’s Auto Body today.

Keyser VFW    16

Keyser Moose    6

KEYSER, W.Va. — Amonte Turner hit three singles and stole seven bases to lead Keyser VFW past Keyser Moose at John Kruk Field.

Cam White and Matt Combs had two singles each for the VFW (7-3), which pounded out 13 hits. White scored three runs and stole two bases and Combs scored one run and knocked in another.

Trystan Baker had two singles and scored two runs while Jake Poland had an RBI single and also scored twice for the Moose.

Keyser VFW    6

Cork’s Cars    4

OAKLAND — Winning pitcher Matt Liller stroked three singles and scored a pair of runs to spark Keyser VFW past Cork’s Cars at Broadford Park on Monday night.

Nick Dolly ripped a double and single for the Vets, who led 6-1 after a four-run third inning.

Liller scattered eight hits in a complete-game victory.

Zach Tasker doubled and singled and Austin Gaham singled and scored twice for Cork’s Cars.

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