B Page -- May 15, 2010

B-W Track 

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Highlighting the meet for the Yellow Jacket men was junior NCAA Division III All-American hammer and discus thrower Kevin Phipps (Patsakala/ Watkins Memorial) who won the hammer throw with an NCAA Division III national qualifying toss of 185-feet and four inches and placed second in the discus with an NCAA Div. III national qualifying throw of 172’11”. Both throws were off of his season-bests.
Kevin Phipps

In addition, other winners included senior All-American shot putter Greg Patrick (Collins/ Western Reserve) who won his specialty with an NCAA Division III national qualifying toss of 54’9.25”. Junior Kim Chinn (Zanesville/ West Muskingum) won the 3000-meter steeplechase in a career-best and better NCAA Division III provisional qualifying time of 10:45.10 overall. Senior D’Arcy Hlavin (Berea) won the 1500-meter run in an NCAA Div. III national qualifying time of 4:34.86, a second and one-half off her career-best an NCAA qualifying time.

Media and fans are reminded that Baldwin-Wallace College will host the 2010 NCAA Division III Outdoor National Track and Field Championship Meet in The George Finnie Stadium in Berea, Ohio from May 27-29. For more information, visithttp://www.bw.edu/athletics/10tracknationals/.

Crushers Baseball 

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The Wild Things grabbed a 2-1 lead in the third. Jacob Dempsey recorded a two-out double and Adam Amar was hit by a pitch. Mark McGonigle followed with a double to left-center, scoring Dempsey and putting Washington ahead.
Joel Collins

Lake Erie was able to equal the score in the bottom of the eighth. Joel Collins singled down the line in right and Jodam Rivera was hit by a pitch. A wild pitch by Washington reliever Kurt Houck moved the runners up to second and third respectively. Wayne Bond legged out an infield single that enabled Collins to score the tying run. Rivera was thrown out at the plate attempting to score the go-ahead run when Drew Saylor sent a tapper in front of the plate. Rivera slid past the plate and was tagged out.
Washington Wild Things - Exhibition

Esmelvin Jimenez started for the Crushers and threw four innings. He allowed two runs on five hits while walking one, hitting one, and striking out three. Josh Roberts threw three perfect innings in relief of Jimenez, striking out four. Billy Kitchen and Ronnie Morales threw the eighth and ninth respectively to finish out the game.

The Crushers (1-0-1) will conclude a three-game exhibition series with the Wild Things on Sunday afternoon. First pitch is again slated for 1:00 p.m.


Ø       Wayne Bond stole second base in the eighth inning

Ø       Dom Duggan was the only active position player to not appear in the game as the outfield did not change during the contest for the second straight game