G-A roundup: Baseball tops ‘Boro; track teams roll over Big Spring

Greencastle-Antrim 4, Waynesboro 1: Andrew Kerns had a good day on the mound for the Blue Devils and got enough offensive support to combine for a win over the rival Indians in a Mid Penn Colonial clash at G-A on Tuesday afternoon.

Darren Kline

Kerns pitched 6.2 innings and gave up only three hits, three walks and one earned run, and piled up 13 strikeouts. When he was halted by the pitch count with one out to go, Connor Rohm came in a walked a batter before getting a game-ending strikeout.

“Andrew was outstanding again for us and offensively we strung some things together the second and third time through the order. Darren Kline delivered a big blow in the fifth with a two-out, two-run double.”

Waynesboro took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first on a walk, stolen base and error and passed ball.

G-A (8-1, 6-0 MPC) tied it in the third on singles by Jace Szaflarski, Rohm and Aidan Grudzinski, then took a 2-1 lead in the fourth when Ethan Ford walked, Darren Smith got a base hit, Kerns bunted the runners up and Austin Wyand hit an RBI single.

In the fourth, the Blue Devils got some insurance. Shaun Eby walked and Rohm reached when an error was made on his bunt. Afrer two outs, Kline belted a double to left field to plate both runners and make it 4-1.

Greencastle-Antrim at Waynesboro:  The game was postponed to Wednesday at 4:15.

Claire Paci

Greencastle-Antrim 93, Big Spring 56: The Blue Devils outscored the Bulldogs 46-16 in the field events, including sweeps in the long jump, shot put and discus, to wrap up a Mid Penn Colonial victory Tuesday afternoon at Kaley Field.

Winners in field events for Greencastle (4-0, 4-0 MPC) included Lauren Pool in the long jump (14-7), Natalina Civerella in the triple jump (31-10.5), Piper Linn in the pole vault (9-6, with fewer misses), Jess Redos in the shot put (30-7) and Kelsey Creager in the discus (91-7).

On the track, the Blue Devils had a pair of double winners — Claire Coons took the 100 in 200, with times of 13.0 and 27.4, respectively, while Claire Paci captured first in the 400 (1:02.9) and 800 (2:36.8) events. The other first place G-A came in the 100 hurdles, where Avery Parks had a time of 17.1.


Jackson Wright

Greencastle-Antrim 125, Big Spring 25: The Bulldogs managed only one first place effort in 18 events Tuesday afternoon as the Blue Devils romped to a Mid Penn Colonial win at Kaley Field.

Weber Long blistered the 800 in a time of 1:55.0 to break his own school and stadium records.

Greencastle (4-0, 4-0 MPC) had five athletes win two events each. Kyle Baker picked up wins in the 1600 (4:48) and 3200 (10:30.3) races; Seth Stouffer was first in the 100 (11.1) and 200 (23.1); Gavin Davidson ran 16.5 in the 110 hurdles and threw the javelin 133-11; Jackson Wright won the 400 in 51.4 and the high jump in 5-8; and Nathan Kirkwood won the two jumping events — 21-0 in the long jump and 40-3 in the triple jump.

Also earning first for G-A were Ethan Shank in the pole vault (12-6), Jon Redos in the shot put (43-3.75) and Sheamus Toomey in the discus (124-5).