Track and fieldThe Harford Gliders played host to more...


June 26, 1994|By Mike Jefferson

Track and field

The Harford Gliders played host to more than 600 top athletes at the Maryland Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympics at

Aberdeen High School. More than 30 Gliders qualified -- including several relay team members -- to advance to the Regional Junior Olympics at Watkins Mill High School next month.

The following boys qualified (top six): 9-10 -- Alex Clark (shotput), Elliott Clark (1,500-meter run); 11-12 Timothy Frisch (1,500 racewalk), Todd Hulbert (800), Mike Pacifico (800, 1,500); 13-14 -- Jerome Easter (high jump); 15-16 -- Giovanni Colon (400), Willie Pass, Pete Chamberlin (110 hurdles, 400 hurdles, long jump, high jump), Eric Benjamin (800, 1,500), Kevin Smith (high jump); 17-18 -- Brad Hulbert (400 hurdles, high jump).

The following girls qualified (top six): -- 9-10 -- Lauren Moore (200, 400); 11-12 -- Jill Iacchei (1,500 racewalk), Amy Tolcin (shotput, discus), Heather McHugh (1,500); 13-14 -- Kelly Coogan (3,000), Angela Simmons (100 hurdles), Katie McAvoy (100 hurdles), Young Eun (discus); 15-16 -- Susan Kirn (100, 200, 400), Becky Bystry (long jump, triple jump, high jump), Kristin Hulbert (400, 800), Erin Chlumsky (1,500), Monica Grigora (100 hurdles, long jump, triple jump, high jump); 17-18 -- Christy Moon (1,500, 3,000).

In relay competition, Kim Helmers, Kristin Hulbert, Beth Rappold and Chlumsky placed second in the girls 15-16 4x400 and 4x800.

Janelle Peoples, Chante Brown, Lanesha Scales and Angela Simmons combined to advance in the girls 13-14 4x100. Megan Svehla, Jocelyn Erby, Casey Jakubowski and Nicole Carter finished in top six in the 4x100. Chrissy Peregoy, Eun, Melissa Harris and Coogan combined to advance to the regionals in the 4x800. In girls 13-14 4x400 relays, McAvoy, Simmons, Svehla and Katie O'Brien advanced.

In 11-12 4x800 competition, Jennifer Schuerholz, Jessica Johnson, Bethany Hulbert and McHugh advanced.

Baltimore Metro Baseball

13-14 -- The Harford Sox raised their record to 21-10 with three recent victories in the Metro League.

The Sox edged Bel Air, 7-6, behind a strong performance from pitcher Danny Green. He scattered seven hits, struck out seven and picked off two base runners.

The Sox came from behind three times with rallies highlighted by Brad Glascock's triple to score Green for the tying run. Adam Rafalski hit a sacrifice fly to score Glascock for the win.

Other players contributing with top performances at the plate were Josh Mawhinney (2-for-4, two RBIs) and Bobby Winter (1-for-1, one RBI). For Bel Air, Adam Bantner was 3-for-4 and scored three runs.

On Monday night, the Sox suffered a loss to the Emmorton Mudhens, despite Eric Shank's 4-for-4 performance. For the Mudhens, Matt

Grissom was 2-for-4 with a home run.

The Sox came into that game against the Mudhens after taking both ends of a doubleheader against Lansdowne, 8-6 and 8-7.

In the first game, the Sox trailed, 6-5, in the last inning. A rally began when Glascock led off the inning with a walk and Mawhinney, Green and Joey Criss followed with RBI singles to give the Sox the lead. Ricky Black had a clutch hit in the third with two outs, scoring two runners.

Chad Blevins got the win, going six innings, while Green came on in relief in the seventh to shut the door on Lansdowne.

In the second game, the Sox scored four runs in the first inning. Matt Blethen got the win. Green continued his hot streak with five RBIs.

Kim Danielle pitched 5 2/3 solid innings, and Bel Air scored three runs in the first inning to earn a 7-1 victory over Baltimore Baseball in Metro League action Monday night.

Brian Bienert came on in relief for Bel Air, pitching the rest of the game with no hits and two strikeouts.

Center fielder Larry Hughes (3-for-4), Ricky Bowers (2-for-4), Danielle (1-for-2) and Adam Bantner (1-for-3) tallied hits for Bel Air.

American Baseball League

Forest Hill improved to 18-2 in the league last week.

It edged Bel Air in a pitcher's duel, 2-1. Matt Gradishar earned the win in relief in the fourth of starter Marty Heath.

Forest Hill scored its runs in the second inning, one on a fielder's choice by Billy Kelly, and the other when Mike Durdock walked with the bases loaded.

Bel Air scored in the fifth on a double and an RBI single. Gradishar struck out five in his four innings on the mound.

Forest Hill pounded out 17 hits to beat Hickory Fountain Green, 19-1. John Groff, Mark Heath and Dave Snyder each had triples and Marty Heath added a homer, a single and a double for six RBIs.

Scott Rudolph pitched a one-hitter with eight strikeouts in five innings.

Forest Hill defeated Emmorton, 10-5. Mike Bonis was on the mound for the victory, recording seven strikeouts. Adam Travers and Groff each homered. Bonis added two triples.

Last weekend, the team won both ends of a doubleheader against Bel Air, each by a 4-3 score. Rudolph earned the win in the first game, while Marty Heath went the distance for the victory in Game 2. He struck out 10 batters, while Durdock had a double and a triple for two RBIs.


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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