Baer captures racquetball title Ninth-grader wins regional


Jill Baer of Westminster recently won a regional 14-under girls racquetball championship in Towson.

Last year, Baer, a ninth-grader at Westminster High School, was junior girls state racquetball champion.


Carroll teams took three titles at the American Wallyball Association-sponsored 1993 National Wallyball Championships in Westerville, Ohio, last month.

Mark Fine and Dave Zile won the men's open doubles title.

Fine, Zile, Hak Koudelka and Wayne Barnes combined to win the men's fours intermediate championship.

Barnes, Fine and Marleen Peters took first in the co-ed advanced triples competition.

Wayne Barrett and Peters were third in the co-ed open doubles.

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The Orioles moved into first place Saturday with a 12-5 win over the Dodgers.

The 3-0 Orioles broke open a 7-5 contest with five runs in the sixth inning.

Billy Brooks, who was 3-for-4 in the game with four RBI, doubled home two runs in the inning.

Adam Pajak was 3-for-3 with three RBI and Brandan Klekner 2-for-3 for the winners.

Mike Haug allowed only one run -- unearned -- in the final three innings to get the save.

Earlier in the week, the Orioles used a five-run third inning to key a 10-1 win over the Pirates.

Nate Karp, who drove in five runs in the game, hit a two-run homer in that inning.

Orioles pitchers Billy Brooks and Haug struck out five and four batters, respectively, against the Pirates.

Haug was also 2-for-3 with three RBI.

Pitchers Wes Sautter and Wes Peters keyed two Reds wins last week.

Sautter struck out seven and Peters eight in a 4-2 win over the Twins.

Sautter helped his cause by going 2-for-3 and Steve Hammel played a strong defensive game at second base for the Reds.

Right-handers Sautter and Peters combined for 14 strikeouts in a 5-1 win over the Yankees.

Mark Steppling's two-run first-inning double put the Reds ahead to stay in that game.

Jesse Martin went 4-for-4, homered and drove in five runs to lead the Yankees to a 16-5 win over the A's.

Kevin Damiano scored four runs for the winners, who led all the way after scoring five runs in the first inning.

The Yankees shut out the Twins, 11-0, behind the shutout pitching of Martin, who struck out eight in four innings; Dave Keefer, who struck out three in his one inning; and Brian Huggins.

Shane Clark led the offense, going 3-for-3 with two RBI, and Huggins and Martin supported with 2-for-3 efforts.

Huggins also drove in two runs.

Center fielder Russell Hudspeth played well defensively for the Yankees.

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The Giants edged the Orioles, 5-4.

Down 4-2 in the bottom of the sixth, the winners rallied for three runs.

Matt Fogle doubled on an 0-2 pitch with two out and the bases loaded to knock in the tying and winning runs.

Earlier in the game, Matt Webner homered for the Giants.

Dave Centineo pitched three scoreless innings for the winners, and winning pitcher John Marcum struck out seven in the last three innings.

The Giants, now 3-0 for the season, won another close one when they survived a late rally to edge the Dodgers, 6-5.

Webner's double scored two runs and Centineo's double one when the Giants scored four times in the second inning to lead 5-0.

Centineo pitched three scoreless inning in picking up the win and Fogle had two hits.

Zach Gayhart pitched three strong innings for the Dodgers, yielding only one run and striking out seven.

The Dodgers' Dan Abbott and Paul Beadnopf each had two hits.

The Dodgers used an all-around team effort in pounding the Pirates, 17-3.

They broke open the game with a five-run third.

Zach Gayhart was the winning pitcher.

Beadnopf homered, tripled and drove in three runs for the winners, and Abbott had three hits, including a two-run homer.

John Mead chipped in with three hits and three RBI.

Third baseman Rob Harman played well defensively for the Dodgers, as did first baseman Sam Gayhart, who made an unassisted double play after spearing a line drive.

Jason Kay pitched a six-inning complete game, struck out 13 and doubled in a run as his Orioles toppled the Dodgers, 6-1.

Mike Beccio, who was 3-for-3 in the game, keyed the team's four-run fourth inning with a bases-loaded triple.

The Orioles' Mark Alfred was 3-for-3 with an RBI, and catcher Nick Campenella had an excellent game behind the plate.

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