Northern Valley picked up its fifth Lehigh Valley Legion win, while the Birches suffered a Norco loss to the Jeffs on Tuesday.
LEHIGH VALLEY LEGION
So. Lehigh-No. Valley
Zach Palansky struck out seven batters to lead Northern Valley to a 4-2 win over Southern Lehigh.
Palansky had a two-hit shut out going through five innings. After giving up two hits and two runs in the sixth, he allowed two hits to open the seventh before giving way to Sawyer Smith, who got out of the jam with a double play and strikeout.
Kyle Schomp had two hits and three RBIs for Northern Valley (5-1). Tyler Hill added two hits and two runs scored.
So. Lehigh 000 002 0 – 2 6 2
No. Valley 103 000 x – 4 7 0
Lerch, Flores (6) and Binder; Palansky, Smith (7) and Hoch, M. Williams (7).
Luis Garcia and Brandon Magara both doubled and drove in a run to highlight a six-run sixth inning and the Jeffs posted a 6-1 win over the Birches in Norco Legion action.
Daniel Hrbek had two hits, one of them a double, and scored a run for the Bitches (6-4) while Derrik Walling singled and had an RBI.
Jeffs 000 006 0 - 6 4 0
Birches 000 001 0 - 1 6 5
Rijo and Kane; Agosta, Cetnar (6) and Wiesmeth. W - Rijo. L - Agosta.