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April 29, 2013

Allegany takes City title

Oleksik leads Campers over FH, 5-2


CUMBERLAND — Matt Oleksik struck out 16 Sentinels and drove in the first three Allegany runs Monday afternoon to lead the No. 3 Campers to an undefeated Cumberland City championship after beating Fort Hill 5-2 at Washington Middle School.

Oleksik scattered three singles and both runs he allowed were unearned as the Campers finished off a 4-0 season in the City. Allegany leaves the City and the Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference to play Moorefield Wednesday at 5 p.m.

At the plate, Oleksik hit a single in the second inning that scored Allegany’s first run and then doubled home two runs in the sixth for the next two, giving the Campers a 3-0 lead.

Wade McGee, who scored on Oleksik’s double in the sixth, hit a double and a single as Allegany (12-3, 9-3 AMAC) had seven hits.

Fort Hill got two of its three hits from Devin Erichson, both singles, and a third from Dalton Gaus.

The Sentinels got to within a run by scoring two unearned runs in the sixth, but Allegany scored its final two runs in the seventh to create a little more distance.

Adam Duvall struck out nine in a complete-game loss.

Fort Hill (5-5, 5-5 AMAC, 1-2 City) plays at Northern on Wednesday.

Frankfort    6

Musselman    3

INWOOD, W.Va. — Braiden Popluhar went 3 for 3, hitting a double and two singles, with three runs scored as Frankfort got the best of Musselman on Monday afternoon.

Garrett Shoemaker had only two strikeouts, but issued no walks and kept the Applemen hitters out in front all afternoon, getting 14 of the 21 outs on balls hit into the air.

Cole Smith pitched in for the Falcons with two singles, with Tyler Conley and Colton Dorsey each finishing with an RBI single.

Musselman was paced by Jacob Whitmore’s three hits and Darren Zumbro’s two singles and a double.

Frankfort (13-12) plays two at Hampshire today at 4 o’clock.

Bishop Walsh    7

Keyser    6

POTOMAC PARK — Bishop Walsh pitcher Dylan Wilson recorded the 21st out with the tying run on first base, giving the Spartans a one-run win over Keyser Monday afternoon in AMAC action at the Allegany County Fairgrounds.

Wilson collected five strikeouts in the complete-game win, allowing six hits. He yielded a run in the eighth inning that sliced the score to 7-6 before getting the final out.

Wilson also led BW at the plate, hitting two singles and scoring three runs.

For Keyser, Josh Bane belted a double and a single.

The Spartans (2-10, 0-8) host Southern today at 4:30. Keyser (0-19, 0-12 AMAC) is at Mountain Ridge on Wednesday.

Pendleton    8

Bath County    4

FRANKLIN, W.Va. — Freshman Tim Heavener pitched four no-hit innings while his teammates gave him a five-run lead as Pendleton defeated Bath County on Monday evening at Pendleton High School.

Heavener struck out seven without giving up a walk before being relieved after the fourth inning. Kyle Kretzschmar, Cody Lambert and Logan Cooper each pitched an inning.

Bath scored two runs in the fifth and sixth innings to pull within two at 6-4, but the Wildcats answered with two in the bottom of the sixth and Cooper kept Bath off the board in the seventh.

Luke Yokum led the Wildcats with three hits in three appearances, getting a double and two singles. He scored three times. Dan Heavener had an RBI and two hits while Logan Raines also had two hits.

On Friday and Saturday, Pendleton dropped two games in Cooperstown, N.Y., losing 9-1 to Jefferson on Friday and 3-1 to Musselman on Saturday.

The Wildcats (15-9) visit Union on Wednesday for a 4:30 p.m. game.

Junior Varsity

Allegany 5, Fort Hill 2

CUMBERLAND — Blake Milburn and Kirk Robinette combined to allow five hits on the mound, while pairing for four hits of their own at the plate to send Allegany past Fort Hill in junior varsity baseball.

Milburn drove in a total of three runs on a triple and a single, and Robinette finished with one RBI to go with a triple and a single. Carson Imes added two singles and two runs scored.

Stott was the only Sentinel with multiple hits, collecting a pair of singles.

Allegany (8-4) plays at Mountain Ridge on Friday.

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