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YOUTH LEGION BASEBALL: Kovacik’s Shirley fires no-hitter

on June 11, 2013 10:20 AM

DERRY — Ryan Shirley fired a no-hitter to lead Kovacik Insurance to a 10-0 win over Derry in an Indiana County Youth Legion baseball game played Saturday at Grandview Field.

Shirley struck out three and walked three. He allowed just three baserunners and only twice allowed a runner to reach third base.

“He just kept the ball down and threw strikes,” Kovacik Insurance manager Dan Shirley said. “He got ahead in counts, and he made them hit his pitches. We also played great defense behind him. We had three or four kids make nice plays in the field, and we didn’t commit an error.”

John Fetchko paced Kovacik Insurance with two doubles and four RBIs. Josh Daugherty singled twice, doubled and drove in three runs, and Doug Pollack singled three times and knocked in a run.

Losing pitcher Alex Rebtoy struck out three and allowed two runs in four innings.

Both teams play Wednesday. Kovacik Insurance (7-2) plays host to S.W. Jack, and Derry (4-5) welcomes Young Township.

Hughes wins golf tourney

BRIDGEVILLE — C.J. Hughes, of Indiana, placed first in the boys’ 14-year-old division at the Kings Restaurants Junior Golf Tournament on Monday at Hickory Heights Golf Club.

Hughes fired a 39 and earned $50 worth of pro shop merchandise.

Kinkead scores IABB win

Kinkead Aggregates defeated Ponderosa, 8-6, in an Indiana Area Baseball Boosters game Sunday.

Jeff Gromley paced Kinkead by going 3-for-3 with three runs scored.

Winning pitcher Steve Crate struck out six and walked one. Mike Drew earned the save.

Sean Ryan and Shane Martin had two hits apiece for Ponderosa.

Braun places in golf tourney

HERMITAGE — Indiana Country Club golf pro Dan Braun placed 15th in the Tam O’Shanter Open at the Tam O’Shanter Golf Course on Monday.

Braun fired a 72 and finished in a nine-way tie for 15th place.

ITA to hold tennis mixer

The Indiana Tennis Association will hold a super mixer event Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the White Township Recreation Complex courts.

All players of all levels and ages are welcome to join. The mixer will be held in a time-limited, round-robin format.

Drinks and snacks will be provided.

Physicals set at Indiana

Physicals for students at Indiana junior and senior high schools who are planning to participate in a sport in the 2013-14 school year will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday at the high school.

Students should bring a completed pre-participation physical form and wear shorts and a T-shirt. Forms can be picked up in the junior or senior high school nurse’s office, athletic office or main office or can be downloaded from There is no charge. No physicals will be administered after 11 a.m.

For information, call the junior high or senior high athletic offices.

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