From Staff Reports
POTOMAC PARK — Austin Bittner singled in two runs in the bottom of the seventh to put Greg’s Auto Body ahead for good after overcoming a 9-0 first-inning deficit to clinch a 10-9 Hot Stove League victory over D&D Homes/G&S Coal Saturday at Holler Field.
With the help of eight bases on balls, D&D Homes/G&S Coal took a 9-0 lead and held it until the bottom of the fifth when Greg’s got on the board with seven runs to make it 9-7 entering the seventh.
Bittner also doubled in the game for Greg’s, while Tristen Tressler had two doubles and a single and Brady Morris a double.
A. Terneut doubled and singled for D&D Homes/G&S Coal.
In the top of the seventh, D&D Homes/G&S Coal threatened, but Greg’s pitcher Brady Flowers picked off the runner at third to end the inning and set up Greg’s three-run rally in the bottom of the seventh.
Greg’s Auto (1-2) will play Grantsville Monday at Holler Field. D&D Homes/G&S Coal plays Rotary Wednesday at Bel Air Field.
Team One 8
Twigg’s Plumbing 1
POTOMAC PARK — Corey Horner drove in two runs with a double and a single, and limited Twigg’s Plumbing to one run in four innings as the starter during Team One Auto Mall’s seven-run win Saturday at Holler Field
After each team scored a run in the first inning, Team One tooka 5-1 lead in the top of the second and extended that to 8-1 during the fouth.
Colton Peck and Shawn Markwood joined Horner by both hitting a double and a single.
Grant Wolfe paced Twigg’s with a double, single and one RBI.
Team One (3-0) plays Ridgeley VFW on Monday, 8 p.m., at Memorial Field.
Ridgeley VFW 6
POTOMAC PARK — Nate Strietbeck recorded 11 strikeouts in five innings, and doubled at the plate to lead Ridgely VFW past Grantsville Saturday at Hamilton Field.
Ridgeley also got three singles from Kirk Robinette and two base hits from Noah Bible.
Colton Howser hit an RBI single for one of Grantsville three hits.
After taking a 1-0 lead in the first inning, Ridgeley scored four more times in the second.
On Friday, Robinette drove in six runs and six innings of one-hit ball to charge Ridgeley to a 10-0 win over Madigan’s Auto at Broadford Park.
Robinette finished with four hits, three doubles and a single to plate his six RBIs, while striking out 12 in his start.
He had a no-hitter going until Matt McCollough lead off the seventh with a single.
Wyatt Yates and Cody Shepherd added two singles each in the win.
Ridgeley (2-0) plays Team One Monday at Memorial Field, at 8 p.m.
Cumberland Optimist 8
Frostburg Legion 5
POTOMAC PARK — Cumberland Optimist’s four-run first inning was the difference in its victory over Frostburg Legion Saturday at Memorial Field.
For the Optimist, Rean Smith singled twice and knocked in two runs. Micah Ludwick tripled and singled. Javin Dawson singled twice.
Cameron Ritchie singled three times and knocked in two run.
Cumberland Optimist (1-2) will play Keyser Moose at Hamilton Field.
Cresaptown Eagles 12
Keyser Moose 0
POTOMAC PARK — Brant Kitzmiller fired a one-hitter, s truck out 12 and faced two batters over the minimum to lead the Eagles to a five-inning win over the Keyser Moose Friday at Holler Field.
T.J. Hartley belted a triple and two singles, Jake VanMeter hit a double and two singles and Bryson Shepherd smacked three singles for the Eagles (2-0), who had 14 hits.
Jake Poland had singled to account for Keyser’s hit.
Keyser VFW 11
Cumberland Rotary 1
CRESAPTOWN — Vinny Cuthbertson allowed just one run on seven hits in a complete game win for the Keyser VFW on Friday.
Beau Horner tripled, scored twice and drove in two runs, Dalton Wilt doubled, singled and scored twice and Cade Staggers singled twice for the Vets (1-0).
Austin Farrell scored lone run for Rotary (0-1).
Hobo’s Restaurant 8
BEL AIR — Cody Lohr, Chaz Fatula and Tanner Fichtner each had two hits for Hobo’s Restaurant in its win over the Kiwanis on Friday.
Lohr drove in a run and Fatula scored two. Zack Miller added a double for Hobo’s (1-0-1)
Lennon Squires doubled and walked twice, scoring three runs. Josiah McCarley and Jason Copman both singled fo Kiwanis’ offense.
KMK/Outdoor Power 10
Greg’s Auto Body 0
CRESAPTOWN — Carter Willetts tossed a two-hit shutout as KMK Insurance/Outdoor Power beat Greg’s Auto in five innings Friday at Hamilton Field.
Willetts struck out five and walked none.
Colton Dillon and Austin Bittner accounted for both of Greg’s hits.
Blake Milburn was 3 for 3 with a triple, Willetts doubled and singled and Blake Geatz singled twice for KMK (1-0) which plays the Cumberland Lions today at 3 p.m. at Holler Field.
Taylor Mines 8
POTOMAC PARK — Danny May and Ryan McMillan hit two singles and Jordan Warner doubled to lead Twigg’s Plumbing & Heating past Taylor Mines Thursday at Hamilton Field.
Twigg’s (2-0) led 7-5 before pulling away for good with a four-run fifth inning. Ernie Schwartz got the win, allowing two runs in four solid innings of relief.
Tyler Redman doubled and singled, Dustin Smith singled twice and Justin Wilson doubled for Taylor Miners (0-2).