Gymnastics Perna Gymnastics played host to the Maryland...


May 05, 1994|By Mike Nortrup

Gymnastics Perna Gymnastics played host to the Maryland State Level 5 Championships at Westminster High School April 23-24.

Eight Perna gymnasts competed in the states. Claire Tull scored 7.55 in vault, 7.95 on parallel bars, 8.425 on balance beam, 8.75 in floor exercise and 32.675 all-around.

Brittany Traeger had 7.60 in vault, 8.45 on bars, 7.775 on beam, 9.00 on floor (10th) and 32.825 all-around.

Megan Newman scored 8.40 on vault, 8.15 on bars, 8.125 on beam, 7.55 on floor and 32.225 all-around. Lindsay Winter scored 6.70 in vault, 8.10 on bars, 8.075 on beam, 6.55 on floor and 29.425 all-around.

Katie Mechalske scored 8.80 in vault (tied for eighth), 8.075 on bars, 7.975 on beam, 7.20 on floor and 32.050 all-around. Kadie Thomas scored 6.20 in vault, 8.10 on bars, 8.35 on beam, 7.40 on floor and 30.05 all-around.

Erin Hiner was 7.00 in vault, 6.35 on bars, 8.125 on beam, 7.925 on floor and 29.40 all-around. Holly Baust had 6.30 in vault, 8.10 on bars, 7.975 on beam, 7.30 on floor and 29.675 all-around.

Perna's Level 9 team competed in the regionals in Salisbury on April 24.

Kristen Totten scored 8.85 in vault, 7.70 on bars, 8.60 on beam, 9.125 on floor (seventh) and 34.275 all-around. Shannon Wright had 8.60 in vault, 8.725 on bars, 8.40 on beam, 8.05 on floor and 33.775 all-around.

Finksburg Youth Baseball * Major leagues -- The Rangers scored four runs in the fourth inning to overcame a 6-4 deficit, then erupted for eight in the fifth, to roll past the Pirates, 17-7.

Brett Kinnamon's three-run double keyed the Rangers' third. Kinnamon was 3-for-4.

Sammy Hughes's two-run single was a key hit in the fifth. Craig Gagnon finished the game for the Rangers, pitching two scoreless innings and striking out five.

Justin Dunn was 2-for-2 for the Pirates, driving in a run and scoring once.

The Rangers (2-0) blanked the Red Sox, 5-0. Gagnon and Danny Towney held the Sox to three hits, striking out 10. Rusty Hauermann and Matt Thompson each drove in a run in the fifth for a 3-0 lead.

The Orioles overcame a 2-1 deficit with a five-run third and went on to top the Braves, 10-4. Ryan Selkeld's two-run single drove in the tying and go-ahead runs. He then stole second, third and home. The Orioles' Bucky Nilson was 2-for-3, scoring once and driving in a run.

The Orioles (3-0) also topped the Athletics, 8-1. They opened with a four-run first, keyed by Josh Charlton's two-run double. Davidson was the starting and winning pitcher, striking out four. He was 2-for-2, scoring twice.

Dan Winters' RBI single scored Russ Evans, who had tripled, for the Athletics' run.

The Athletics jumped to an 8-1 lead and went on to down the

Brewers, 18-8. Evans was the big gun in the A's three-run first, hitting a two-run triple. He added a two-run double and was 3-for-4, scoring three runs and driving in four.

Rob Hutter and Shawn Singer each went 3-for-4; Hutter had three RBIs and scored four runs. Singer scored three runs and drove in two. Jon Waller added a two-run

double. He also was the starting and winning pitcher, striking out seven in four innings and allowing two runs.

The Braves scored five runs in the third inning and beat the Athletics, 8-6. Singer was 2-for-3 and Evans 2-for-2 with two RBIs. Brian Reynolds also drove in a run for the Athletics.

The Red Sox downed the Yankees, 20-10, breaking open a 7-6 game with five runs in the fourth and eight in the fifth. Greg Halstead was 2-for-3, scoring twice for the Sox, and Adam Trice and Ryan Swartz each went 3-for-3 for the winners. Trice scored three runs. The Red Sox's Bryan Larkin went 2-for-2 and scored three runs.

* Minor leagues -- The Padres beat the Mets, 15-4. Kevin Brothers was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and scored a run for the winners. He also was the starting and winning pitcher, going three scoreless innings and striking out eight.

The Padres' Chad Reese had a two-run single, and leadoff hitter Lou Bivona walked three times and scored three runs. Kyle Yingling was 2-for-2 for the Mets; Mike Leizer had a double and a RBI and scored a run for the Mets.

The Padres rallied for three runs in the fourth to nip the Expos, 9-8. Donnie Goodman scored the tying run and Mario Reda the deciding run.

A late spurt by the Giants fell one run short, as the Braves prevailed, 4-3.

Scott Cole's two-run, sixth-inning double tied the game at 2. David Luver tied it 3-3 with a seventh-inning RBI single. The

Braves scored the deciding run in the seventh.

Audrey Clabaugh pitched the first three innings for the Giants, allowing two unearned runs and striking out seven.

The Mets beat the Cubs, 13-1. Starter Jared Imhoff and relievers Philip Serio and Brian Adams held the Cubs to three hits.

Adams' two-run double highlighted a five-run Mets third. Mike Leizer was 2-for-2 with an RBI and three runs scored for the Mets. Imhoff was 2-for-3 and scored twice.

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