Whitman senior first baseman David Dimock (3 for 4, two doubles) doubled home right fielder Mark Rasmussen with one out in the top of the eighth inning for a 1-0 win over No. 3 Gaithersburg (4-1, 0-1) in a Montgomery County 4A West baseball game yesterday.
Sophomore right-hander Gabe Feldman struck out six in eight innings for the visiting Vikings and gave up one hit, walked six and allowed just one runner to reach third base.
"Gabe took a fifth-inning line drive off his right shin, and he seemed to settle down after," said sixth-year Whitman coach Jim Kuhn. Feldman gave up one hit and one walk in the last 3 2/3 innings. Gaithersburg's Richard Phillips struck out 10 in seven innings.
Centennial Wins Shutout
Centennial sophomore third baseman Jessica Oleinik and freshman designated hitter Jessica Grimshaw went a combined 7 for 8 with six RBI and three runs scored to power their softball team to a 9-0 victory over host Glenelg in a Howard County game yesterday.
Centennial freshman right-hander Kate Hobson threw a complete-game four-hitter with six strikeouts as the Eagles (4-0, 4-0) dealt the two-time defending champion Gladiators (3-1, 3-1) their first loss of the season. Oleinik went 4 for 4 with two RBI, and Grimshaw was 3 for 4 for Centennial.
Robinson Hires McKeag
Robinson has hired Matt McKeag as its new boys' basketball coach. McKeag, 23, replaces Thad Cobb, who did not have his contract renewed after the Rams finished last season with a 1-22 record.
McKeag served as the junior varsity and varsity assistant at Monticello (Charlottesville) last season. He is the son of Bob McKeag, a former coach who is now the athletic director at South County High School, which opens in September.
-- Jon Goldberg, Jon Gallo
and Tarik El-Bashir