Cumberland Times-News

August 1, 2013

Thomas Chevrolet advances to finals

Bedford, Garrett county teams to play for title

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— POTOMAC PARK — Jeff Kidd and Reese Waugerman each had three hits to lead Bedford Thomas Chevrolet to an 18-10 onslaught of Ridgeley VFW to win the Hot Stove League’s American League championship series Wednesday evening at Hamilton Field.

Thomas Chevrolet (24-1) swept the best-of-three series and will meet Lakeview Auto Parts (23-1) for the league championship. The first game of the league championship series is Monday, at 7 p.m., at Memorial Field.

Thomas Chevrolet jumped out to an 11-0 lead going into the bottom of the second. Ridgeley responded with six runs in the bottom half of the second, but  Thomas added seven more in the last two innings in a game shortened to five innings by rain and darkness.

Matt Klein added two hits, including a triple, and Lucas Waugerman doubled twice for Thomas Chevrolet.

Cody Shepherd and Noah Bible singled for Ridgeley (19-5) as the Vets managed to score 10 runs on just two hits.