From Staff Reports
FROM STAFF REPORTS
ACCIDENT — Aaron Rodeheaver fired a no-hitter and Lakeview Auto Parts used eight hits to score 10 runs to defeat Grantsville S.A.L. 10-0 in five innings to win its best-of-three playoff opener Monday evening in Hot Stove League playoffs at Northern High School.
Rodeheaver struck out nine and issued only two walks. At the plate, he had two hits including a double with two RBIs. Catcher Tyler McClintock drove in three runs on two hits including a double and Hunter Hill had a second inning two-run double. Logan Yommer tripled.
Lakeview (18-1) scored three runs in each of the first two innings and had four in the third.
Grantsville (9-10) will host Lakeview at Grantsville Park on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.
Team One Auto Mall 5
Frostburg Legion 4
FROSTBURG — Third baseman Justin Peck snared a sharply hit one-hopper and tagged a baserunner for the final out as Team One put the clamps on a seventh-inning rally and beat Frostburg Legion in the opening game of their best-of-three playoff series at Mountain Ridge.
Winning pitcher Corey Horner hit a two-run double and a single to lead Team One, which led 5-1 going into the bottom of the seventh.
Frostburg Legion’s rally began with a triple by Mike Livingston, followed by a double by Brett Ishler and a single by John Taylor that made it 5-3. After two groundouts, Cameron Ritchie’s RBI single cut it to 5-4 before Peck fielded the one-hopper at third and recorded the final out.
Kris Tusing had two singles and Devon Tracey an RBI single for Team One, which led 2-1 after five innings. In the sixth, Alec Horner scored on a passed ball, and when a throw got past the pitcher covering home, Joe McCloskey also scored on the play to make it 4-1.
Corey Horner doubled and scored on a single by Tracey that made it 5-1 in the top of the seventh.
Corey Horner got the win by scattering six hits and striking out six for Team One.
Ritchie had two singles for Frostburg Legion.
Both teams have 11 1/2 - 7 1/2 records. Game two of the series is Wednesday, at 7 p.m., at Broadford Park.
Cork’s Cars 10
Keyser VFW 6
OAKLAND — Bryson Bittinger had two hits, two RBIs and two runs scored and Cork’s Cars unleashed a 14-hit attack in beating Keyser VFW at Broadford Park.
Payton Kennedy led the attack with three singles and scored two runs. Bittinger and winning pitcher Broc Lohr doubled and singled, Dakota Hinebaugh had two singles and three RBIs, Brandon Mersing added two singles, and Zach Tasker had a single and two RBIs for Cork’s.
Lohr scattered seven hits and struck out nine in a complete game victory.
B. Wilt and M. Combs doubled and singled for Keyser VFW. Combs knocked in two runs.
Cork’s Cars (13-6) and Keyser VFW will play the second game of their playoff series on Wednesday at Kruk Field in Keyser.
Frostburg 1st United 7
POTOMAC PARK — Blake Milburn drove in three runs and Logan Milburn struck out eight as KMK Insurance/Outdoor Power defeated Frostburg 1st United in the opening best-of-three playoff series Monday at Holler Field.
KMK built a 10-2 lead through three innings with a six-run third and increased it to 14-2 after four. Frostburg 1st United, however, answered with four runs in the top of the fifth and added another run in the sixth before KMK forced the mercy rule with three runs in the bottom of the same inning.
Blake Milburn doubled and singled and Tyler Eirich had two singles. Logan Milburn allowed only three earned runs and a walk.
Mike Strietbeck led Frostburg 1st United with three hits including two doubles. Drew Shimko doubled and singled and Lucas Lowery had a double.
First United outhit KMK 9-6 and had one more error, 5-4.
Game two will be Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., at Mountain Ridge High School.