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SIDELING HILL

Fannett-Metal 8Southern Fulton 2

Thursday, at Warfordsburg

Sideling Hill League game

Fannett-Metal jumped on Southern Fulton early to stay undefeated ... The Tigers (5-0, 4-0 SHL) scored 3 runs in the first and second innings, then added 2 insurance runs in the sixth ... "We got to a bad start," SF coach Mike Shade said. "Fannett-Metal has a nice balanced hitting attack. They hit the ball well and made things happen. Paige Yocum did a nice job keeping us handcuffed on offense." ... Lydia Middaugh (2-for-3, 2 doubles, 3 RBIs), and Jen Gipe (2-for-4) led the way for the Tigers ... "The hitting was fantastic, especially at the bottom half of the lineup," F-M coach Stewart Miller said. "And the defense played a super game." ... Taylor Leasure finished 2-for-3 for the Indians (3-3, 2-3 SHL).

Fannett-Metal 8, Southern Fulton 2

Fannett-Metal 330 00 20 -- 8-11-1

Southern Fulton 000 001 1 -- 2-7-2

Fannett-Metal Pitching

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Paige Yocum (W,4-0) 7 7 2 2 1 5

Southern Fulton Pitching

Kelsey White (L,3-3) 7 11 8 8 5 3

2B--(FM) Middaugh 2.

Next game: F-M: Tuesday, at Tussey Mountain, 4:30 ... SF: Tuesday, at Forbes Road, 4:30.

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McConnellsburg 8

Hyndman 2

Thursday, at Hyndman

Sideling Hill League game

McConnellsburg bounced back from a loss on Wednesday by defeating Hyndman ... Megan Eichelberger scattered 6 hits and 2 runs for the win and was 3-for-3 with a double at the plate ... The Spartans (3-4, 3-2 SHL) benefitted from a key error in a 3-run first inning and added 4 runs in the fifth inning ... Sam McQuade had a standout game, going 3-for-4 with a triple, 2 runs and 2 RBIs ... McConnellsburg coach Michelle Eichelberger said, "I thought the girls came with their 'A' game today. It was a complete different game today."

McConnellsburg 8, Hyndman 2

McConnellsburg 310 040 0 -- 8-11-2

Hyndman 100 010 0 -- 2-6-2

McConnellsburg Pitching

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Megan Eichelberger (W,3-4) 7 6 2 1 7 5

Hyndman Pitching

Willison (L) 7 11 8 4 5 5

2B--(M) Eichelberger. 3B--(M) Sam McQuade. SB--(M) S.McQuade, Alexis Mellott, Nicki McQuade.

Next game: Wednesday, at Northern Bedford, 4:30. Shippensburg 7

Susquenita 3

Thursday, at Susquenita

Mid Penn Colonial Div. game

Shippensburg cracked 11 hits and got solid pitching from Katie Carson in a victory over Susquenita ... The Lady Hounds (2-3, 2-1 MPC) jumped in front 3-0 after one inning thanks in part to Rachel Shumway's 2-run triple ... Laura Dell also hit a triple, Brooke Varner stroked 3 hits and Shumway, Dell and Katie Dell each had 2 hits ... Ship coach Mike Peters said, "We started out strong and really attacked the ball in the first inning. It helps a lot to get a lead early. Katie threw a solid game and made key pitches when she had to." ... Carson (2-1) allowed 3 hits in the complete-game win.

Shippensburg , Susquenita

Shippensburg 300 201 1 -- 7-11-1

Susquenita 002 010 0 -- 3-3-1

Shippensburg Pitching

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Katie Carson (W,2-1) 7 3 3 2 5 3

Susquenita Pitching

Matia (L) 7 11 7 6 3 5

3B--(Sh) Laura Dell, Rachel Shumway.

Next game: Saturday, at home vs. State College, 1.

MID-ATLANTIC

Mercersburg Academy 11-13

Hill School 1-0

Thursday, at Mercersburg

Mid-Atlantic Prep League games

Mercersburg Academy had a good day on the mound and at the plate in a sweep over Hill ... The Blue Storm (3-4, 2-2 MAPL) won 11-1 in the opener as Sarah Erlichman threw a 2-hitter and struck out 8 ... In the second game, Lee Saner allowed 3 hits and fanned 7 ... Kate Vary was 5-for-8 and had 5 RBIs for Mercersburg ... Storm coach Nikki Walker said, "It was a good confidence booster for the young kids today."

GAME 1

Mercersburg 11, Hill 1

Hill School 100 00 -- 1-2-3

Mercersburg Academy 204 5x -- 11-9-2

Hill Pitching

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Simunds (L) 4 9 11 - 11 7

Mercersburg Pitching

Sarah Erlichman (W,2-2) 5 2 1 0 2 8

SB--(M) Julie Garlick 2, Erlichman 2, Sara Duda, Anna Kelly, Nicky Rhyne, Whitney Clark.

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GAME 2

Mercersburg 13, Hill 0

Hill School 000 00 -- 0-3-4

Mercersburg Academy 304 33 -- 13-15-1

Hill Pitching

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Poatsy (L) 5 15 13 - 2 2

Mercersburg Pitching

Saner (W,1-2) 5 3 0 0 1 7

2B--(M) Erlichman 2, Saner, Tricia Bassi. SB--Kate Vary 2, Garlick, Bassi.

Next game: Wednesday, at Md. School for Deaf, 4:30.


Author:Fox Sports
Author's Website:http://www.foxsports.com
Added: April 10, 2009

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