Baseball * 12-13 boys -- Pitcher Joe Crescenzo retired the...


May 05, 1994|By Rich Scherr

Baseball * 12-13 boys -- Pitcher Joe Crescenzo retired the final six batters order, then gave himself the victory by smacking the game-winning home run in the Blue Jays' 11-9 victory over the White Sox last week in Atholton Youth Recreation Association baseball.

Aaron Buford also contributed to the win with clutch defense.

Earl Kelly went 3-for-3 with a triple and Mitch Dolinka provided clutch defense behind the plate as the Rockies defeated the Phillies, 11-5.

Pitcher Morgan Epperly held the Braves scoreless in the final inning and got good defense from Brad Barrow and Daniel Lottes as the Cardinals held on for a 9-8 victory.

Erin Caffrey and Michael Jazwieki combined for six hits as the Yankees beat the White Sox, 12-5.

The strong hitting of Matt Gaughan, Chris Grier and Kevin Maffey powered the Blue Jays over the A's, 15-10.

Josh Hillen and Chris Johnson provided clutch defense to help

the Marlins to an 8-4 victory over the Giants.

Nick Marks had three hits, including a double and a triple, to lead the Yankees to a 20-9 victory over the Red Sox. Seth Williams also hit well for the Yankees, and Will D'Arcy led the way on the mound.

* 9-10 boys -- Pitcher Jason Finney struck out the final batter with the bases loaded to help the Hickory Ridge Village Center Marlins to a 15-14 win over the Pirates last week in the Columbia Youth Baseball Association.

Ian Rodway went 3-for-3, scoring two runs, and Finney scored three runs as the Marlins recorded their second victory.

The Marlins also scored a 20-11 win over the Oakland Mills Village Center Indians. Ryan Blackwell homered and had three RBIs, as the Marlins scored in every inning.

The Mamma Ilardo's Rockies had two victories last week,

beating the Marlins, 11-7, and the Cubs, 18-4.

Against the Marlins, Ian Blair homered and had two RBIs, and pitchers Steven Keller and David J. Thomas had five strikeouts apiece.

Against the Cubs, Michael Tolkach played good defense behind the plate and drove in two runs. Danny Russell pitched well.

* 11-12 boys -- The White Sox rallied from an early 7-0 deficit to defeat the Reds, 13-10, Saturday in the Columbia Youth Baseball


James Adkins led a White Sox offense that scored 13 runs in three innings to take the lead. The White Sox got solid pitching

from relievers Matt Kolesar and Justin Aefsky.

John Warner went 3-for-3 and scored three runs to propel the Dodgers to an 8-4 win over the Giants. David Taylor pitched three strong innings to earn the victory and Jeff Pie' made a great defensive play to kill a Giants rally.

The Dodgers also beat the Cubs, 12-1, as Mike Robbins and Andrew Jones combined to pitch a two-hitter, and Jim Mazzone

went 3-for-3 and scored three runs.

Pitcher Mike Lieberman gave up one hit in three innings, recording all nine outs via the strikeout as the Pirates defeated the White Sox, 15-6.

Lieberman also helped the offense, tripling and driving in two runs. Mike Smith added a three-run home run and Bryn Johnson had three hits.

The Pirates also defeated the Cubs, 9-3. Jonathan Shapiro had two hits and two RBIs and had seven strikeouts in his three innings on the mound.

The Signet Mortgage Bombers edged the Taco Bell Marlins, 8-6, Saturday. Justin Parady went 3-for-3, Dave Early had a double and scored a run and Nick Pelfzynski had five strikeouts in two innings on the mound for the Bombers.

* 15-18 boys -- Mike Meitl pitched three scoreless innings and went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Buzzards to a 10-7 win over the Cobras last week in the Howard County Youth Program Colt League.

Also playing well for the victors were Chris Hinds, who pitched three strong innings and went 2-for-3, Mike Havlik, who doubled, and George Tucker, who had three RBIs.

* 13-14 boys -- Catcher Wade Eybel finished off a rundown by throwing out the potential tying run at third base as the St. Agnes Surgery Center Reds preserve a 4-3 win over the White Sox recently in the Howard County Youth Program Pony League.

Shawn O'Connor, Matt Eller and Chris McCormack pitched well for the Reds.

The Reds then defeated the Angels, 13-9, as Daniel Burke and McCormack each went 3-for-3, and second baseman Aaron Smith made a run-saving catch with the bases loaded.

Every player had at least one hit as the Dodgers rolled to a 16-9 victory over the Indians. Pitcher Mike Rice allowed just two hits for the Dodgers.

* 11-12 boys -- John Krumpotich went 4-for-4 and didn't allow a hit during his stint on the mound as the Twins defeated the Clarks Do It Center Padres, 29-6, in the Howard County Youth Program Major League on Saturday. Also contributing to the offensive barrage were Johnathan Cox and Evan Casey.

The Twins beat the Mets, 8-5, as Krumpotich and Ali Kalarestaghi each drove in two runs.

The Giants defeated the White Sox, 11-8 -- as Bobby Hommerbocker had two hits and Danny Ramirez had a two-run single -- and the Royals, 13-1 -- as Chris Bowen and Scott Dowell combined for a one-hitter.

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