Glen Burnie wins Leadoff consolation

April 13, 1993|By Jeff Seidel | Jeff Seidel,Contributing Writer

Glen Burnie High defeated Poly, 11-3, in five innings in the consolation game of the Jack Conley Leadoff Tournament at Mount St. Joseph yesterday after dropping a first-round game to the host team, 2-0.

Anne Arundel County resident Steve Matcuk tossed three scoreless innings and had two hits, knocking in the eventual winning run, as No. 5 Mount St. Joseph defeated Fallston, 6-1, in the championship game.

Mount St. Joe (5-0) defeated Glen Burnie, 2-0, in the first-round game -- also five innings -- when Dominic Steward smacked a two-run triple in the fifth inning. Fallston (3-2), meanwhile, rallied from a five-run first-inning deficit to top Poly, 8-7.

Glen Burnie (1-2) nearly knocked off the Gaels. Keith Volkman allowed only three hits for the Gophers, but one was Steward's two-run triple.

The Gophers had more fun in the consolation against Poly. Glen Burnie banged out 14 hits, including five extra-base hits in the romp over the Engineers (1-4).

Glen Burnie scored five in the first and four more in the second for a quick 9-0 lead. The Gophers added a run in the third and fifth.

Volkman chipped in with two doubles and two RBI, while Brad Emge had three hits, scored three runs and knocked in two.

Jim Mabe and Ken Baker combined on a two-hitter. Poly scored all three of its runs in the third inning.

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