CHARLES TOWN – Martinsburg opened the baseball season on Monday by relegated hosts Washington 9-3.
The Bulldogs overcame an early 2-0 lead over the Patriots.
Washington planned its first race after a unique walk to Zachary Wick, who eventually scored due in the second half.
In the third, a hit of pitch and a couple of errors enabled Washington to move on 2-0.
Martinsburg took a 5-1 lead in the fourth inning as three innings and a strikeout allowed Michael Lupis to score. Jack Reisenweber delivered a two-run double to the left field, and a passed ball allowed the fourth run to come home. A passed ball also coated Reisenweber.
Martinsburg, held to one hit through four innings, added three runs on the seventh to extend the lead.
The Bulldogs, who managed seven hits, got two each from Reisenweber and Landon Seiford. Caleb Edwards doubled.
Joe Paulson went five innings for the pitch winner, and Reisenweber threw the last two for a save.
Brayden Stottlemyer doubled for the Patriots, who had three hits. He was the losing pitching.
HEDGESVILLE – A scheduled match between Berkeley Springs at Hedgesville was postponed early Monday.
It will be set up on April 26.
Millersville 9, Shepherd 4
SHEPHERDSTOWN – Shepherd saw a two-run lead, in addition to the disappearance of the six-game winning streak on Monday as Millersville in 21st place rallied for a win.
Shepherd led 4-2 when Millersville got two singles from starting pitcher Eric O’Brien, and the bull could not save the starter. Shepherd used three different relievers to try to finish the round.
O’Brien had a two-hit to seventh, but the Mauraders scored seven races in the seventh and claimed victory, sending Shepherd 13-8 and 11-8 in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference East Division games.
The second game was counted with Millersville holding a 1-0 lead in the first half.
In Millersville’s uprising, pinch hitter Mark Miller hit a 3-run home run.
Shepherd scored single runs in the third to sixth innings.
Both Joey Schwartz and Joey Goldsmith hit solo home runs for the Rams.
Schwartz also doubled in the race and Goldsmith had two hits. Connor
DeWeese also doubled for the Rams.
Adam Miller took the lead.
Earlier in the day, the Shepherd College Baseball Writers leader had voted the Rams eighth in their Atlantic poll.
Seton Hill is No. 1 and Millersville fourth.
Hedgesville 55, Spring Mills 33
HEDGESVILLE – Spring Mills returned to action on Monday, but the Cardinals were no match for the home Eagles.
No other details were available.
Berkeley Springs 74, Trinity 72
BERKELEY SPRINGS – On Sunday, the Indians defeated section opponent Trinity Christian 74-72 in overtime.
Gavin Barkley and Carson Stotler scored 17 points apiece and TyMir Ross 16 for the Indians.
Gavin Jackson scored 17 points for Trinity, who also received 12 from Jaiden Dobbs and James Garbart 11.
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
Washington 8, Martinsburg 0
CHARLES TOWN – Martinsburg lasted five innings in an opening day of the Eastern Panhandle Athletic League softball game.
A six-run second half put the Patriots on track.
Taylor Decker threw a two-hit and struck out eight to pick up the win.
Ally Dodson and Cam Noland had two hits each to lead the Patriots.
Indians, Eagles figured out
HEDGESVILLE – Rain moving through the Anderson Field area during the junior varsity game led to the postponement of Hedgesville’s home opener against Berkeley Springs.
– Personnel reports