Baseball* 15-16 boys -- The Gunther's Little Orioles made...


June 23, 1994|By Steven Kivinski


* 15-16 boys -- The Gunther's Little Orioles made it 30 in a row and ran their overall record to 32-2 in the Maryland CABA 15-16 League with wins last week over the Yankee Rebels, 14-0, and Gambrills, 15-2.

Billy Walter belted his club-leading 13th homer and Craig Haney pitched a two-hitter with six strikeouts.

Brian Thomas notched the win over Gambrills and catcher Carl Bieberich had three RBIs.

* 18-and-under boys -- Three victories over the weekend have enabled the Gunther's/Corrigan's Little Orioles (11-1) to take over first place in the Baltimore Metro league.

Sunday, the Little Orioles hit 10 homers in a doubleheader to beat the Carroll County Rangers, 11-1 and 13-1, with Sean Ryan and Jason White each running their records to 3-0.

Catcher Brandt Childs, one of only three Marylanders to make the East Region team for the USA Junior National segment of the Olympic Festival, hit three homers, two in the first game.

Other homers in the first game came from Bob Christopher and Steve Tomshack. Childs had one of the team's six homers in the second game with James Matan, Tweety Barton, Brian Bogle, Tomshack and Brian Sanders hitting the others. Sanders' was a grand slam.

On Monday, the Little Orioles fell behind 6-0 to the Fallston Cubs in the third inning, but came back to win, 9-8. Mike Goldberg's second homer of the game leading off the bottom of the seventh provided the margin of victory.

Christopher and Mike Wooden (3-1), who picked up the win in relief, also homered.

* 11-12 boys -- Paul Pitcher scored four runs and had four RBIs as the ABC Phillies downed the Cubs, 15-8, in Bronco Division action.

Chris Gerrior and Jacob Barnes shared time on the mound and combined for the win.

In other league action, the Red Sox defeated Mount Olive, 10-8; Optimist No. 2 upended the Phillies, 9-3; and the Cubs downed Navy, 12-5.

* 13-14 boys -- Jesse Stubbs pitched five shutout innings as the ABC Reds defeated the Optimist Rangers, 5-3, in Pony Division action.

Stubbs (3-0) yielded only two earned runs while striking out seven and walking two. Andrew Muir's two-run homer put the Red Sox ahead for good.


* Under-10 boys -- The Arundel Soccer Association Rockets downed GARCI last Sunday,

2-0, in Anne Arundel Youth Soccer League action.

Craig Newcomer scored both goals for the Rockets, including one on an assist from A.J. Stapleton.

* Under-14 girls -- The ASA Jets defeated Annapolis, 2-0, in

AAYSL action last Sunday.

Lindsey Turney and Stacey Jackowski scored a goal each for the winners and Erin Hartman was credited with an assist.


* 12-and-under girls -- The Severna Park Blazers completed the regular season at 14-2 after downing the Fort Meade Felines, 27-3.

Kelli Schneider and Jennifer Wadsworth both homered for the Blazers.

The Blazers advanced to the semifinals of the single-elimination championship round by defeating the Linthicum-Ferndale Saints, 15-7, and the Severn Athletic Club Hurricanes, 15-11.

Emily Fine and Kiersten Klein were 3-for-3 against the Saints. Marianne Martin homered for the Blazers.

* Seniors -- The Wooden Nickel swept Top of the Hill in a doubleheader last week, 15-5 and 13-1, in Tuesday over-55 league action.

In the first game, Jay Soloman went 3-for-4 for the Wooden Nickel with four RBIs and Gerald Bailey was 2-for-2 and knocked in three runs. Bill Nalley went 3-for-3 in a losing cause.

In Game 2, Tom Canning went 3-for-3 and Gary Fitzgerald went 2-for-3 and was the winning pitcher. For Top of the Hill, Bob Poling went 2-for-2 with a home run.

Spindler's defeated Last Chance in a doubleheader last week, 17-3 and 26-8.

Sonny Scheferman was 3-for-4 and Phil Massenberg was the winning pitcher in the first game. Massenberg didn't pitch in the nightcap but his 4-for-4 effort helped Bill Prunkl pick up the win.

Arthur's beat Last Chance, 18-14 and 10-4.

George Smith had four hits and Kenny Phelps was the winning pitcher in the first game.

In the second game Ernie Lear went 4-for-4 and Frank Siefer went 3-for-4 for the victors.

In other Tuesday night action, Corrigan's downed the Classics, 11-10, in five innings.

Joe Taylor knocked in five runs for Corrigan's and Frenchie LeTan was the winning pitcher.

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