Track and fieldMore than half of the Harford County...

RECREATION ROUNDUP

June 12, 1994|By Mike Jefferson

Track and field

More than half of the Harford County Gliders track team members who attended the USA Track & Field Junior Olympics placed in the top 5 in one or more events to advance to the state qualifier.

Overall, 29 athletes competed at Randallstown High School last Saturday, and 16 will advance to the next level at Friendly High School in Fort Washington.

Jill Iacchei continued to do well in the girls 11-12 division, winning the 1,500-meter racewalk in 9 minutes, 38 seconds. She also finished fifth in the 80 hurdles (19.3).

Jennifer Schuerholz took second place in the 400 in 1:06.8 and was fourth in the long jump (12-1). Megan Sparks took third in the 400 (1:09.6), long jump (12-2) and 80 hurdles (17.1).

Teresa Strickland was fourth in the 100 (14.3) and finished fourth in the 400 (1:10.0).

In the girls 13-14 division, Katie McAvoy was second in the long jump (13.8) and fifth in the 100 hurdles (19.0). Chrissy Peregoy finished fourth in the long jump (12-10), while Angela Simmons was second in the 100 hurdles (18.3) and Megan Svehla was fifth in the 400 (1:09.6).

Rebecca Bystry mastered the girls 15-16 long jump (16-1) and triple jump (33-7). Monica Grigora finished third in the 100 hurdles (17.3) and long jump (32.6). Kristin Hulbert was second in the 400 (1:02.4) and fifth in the 200.

In the boys 10-under division, Daniel Watts overpowered other runners in the 1,500, winning in 5:34.

Peter Chamberlin won two hurdle events in the boys 15-16 HTC bracket: the 400 (1:02.6) and the 110 (16.9). He took second in the triple jump (36.4) and fifth in the long jump (17-10).

Giovanni Colon took fourth in the 400 (58.8) and Jermaine Gilliam advanced to the state meet with 58.3 for third in the 400.

Brad Hulbert dominated the boys high jump, leaping 6-4 for first place, and took second in the 400 hurdles. He also qualified for the state meet with third-place finishes in the 400 (55.0) and 800 (2:22).

Other Gliders who competed at the meet who are also eligible to compete in the Amateur Athletic Union Associationals were Patrick Casey, Joseph Harlee (boys 10-under); Timothy Frisch, Todd Hulbert, Curtis Kusel (boys 11-12); Steve Cunningham (boys 13-14); Maureen Casey (girls 10-under); Bethany Hulbert, Danielle Kuhn (girls 11-12); Melissa Harris, Katie O'Brien, Janelle Peoples, Carolyn Samuel (girls 13-14).

Baltimore Metro Baseball

13-14 -- The Harford Sox rallied from a 1-0 deficit to defeat Bel Air, 8-3, with Danny Green earning his fifth win. It was a home run to left by Green that tied the game, 1-1, and sparked the comeback last Monday night. Two more Sox players crossed home plate that inning. Brad Glascock (2-for-2) and Josh Mawhinney, who went 4-for-4 and increased his batting average to .489, also provided key hits for the Sox.

On Wednesday, the Sox defeated Baltimore Baseball, 16-5, with Chad Blevins going the distance on the mound for the win. He went 2-for-3 at the plate. Jason Kingsly (2-for-3), Joey Criss (2-for-3) and Chris Reynolds (1-for-1) also provided key hits.

Eric Shank went 4-for-5 with two home runs (including a grand slam) and nine RBIs.

With that win, the Sox took sole possession of first place in the Eastern Division of the Baltimore Metro League.

In other metro action, Bel Air defeated Baltimore Youth Baseball Club, 8-3, Wednesday night.

Bel Air scored four runs in the fourth inning in building a 7-2 lead.

Starting Bel Air pitcher Ricky Bowers was 2-for-2. Reliever Adam Bantner pitched five strong innings for the win. He allowed two hits and one walk and struck out six.

Other key hits for Bel Air were by Todd Collini (2-for-3), Gregg Schaub (2-for-3), Bantner (2-for-4) and Kim Daniele (1-for-2, with three walks). Bel Air turned the heat up defensively as well, with four double plays.

Harford County Travel Baseball

12-13 -- Bel Air relied on three pitchers, a solid offense and key defensive plays for a 10-3 win over Forest Hill Red.

Alex Bernstein, Brandon Jenkins and Matt Watson combined on the mound for the win. Key defensive plays were made by Brian Zeller, Chris Brown, Sean Bantner and Watson.

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To report recreation scores and results send detailed information to: Sports, Harford County, Baltimore Sun, 15 Churchville Road, Suite 112, Bel Air MD, 21014. Deadline is noon Thursday. Fax # 893-3252.

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