Lansford and Towamensing White advanced to the winner's bracket final of the District 18 9-10 LL tournament with wins last night.
DISTRICT 18 9-10
Lansford scored 11 runs in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back in posting a 15-5 win in four innings over Franklin Township to advance into the winner's bracket final on Thursday.
Zack Kindt had three triples and scored three runs for the winners, while Wyatt Zimmerman added two doubles and Tristan Blasko had two singles.
Zach Crum had a triple and scored two runs, while Jesse Dekorte singled and scored a run for Franklin Township.
An eight-run third inning helped Towamensing White pull away from Weatherly for a 16-5 four-inning win.
Tanner Burnett had two doubles, a two-run homer, four RBI, a stolen base and scored a run for the White team.
Owen Reis added an RBI double, and Bradley Behler and Eric Nothstein chipped in with RBI singles.
Robert Pressler had two singles and scored a run for Weatherly.
PV Black Diamonds-McAdoo/Tresckow
The Panther Valley Black Diamonds came up with a run in the top of the eighth to pull out an 8-7 extr inning win over the McAdoo/Tresckow Nationals.
Brandon Gurka was two-for-four with a triple and RBI, while Jeff Corby contributed a double and two RBI for the Black Diamonds.
Zach Motil had two RBI for McAdoo/Treskow.
B. Diamonds 340 000 01 - 8 8 2
Nationals 005 020 00 - 7 11 1
Pecha and Marouchoc; Minzola, Smigelski(1st) and Kosar.
PV Black Diamonds-
The Towamensing Yankees scored six runs in the third inning and held on for a 10-7 win over the Panther Valley Black Diamonds.
Winning pitcher Joe Tyahla was three-for-four with three RBI and two stolen bases and Tyler Svetik had two hits and two RBI for Towamensing.
Greg Pecha and Jeff Corby both went one-for two with two RBI for the Black Diamonds.
B. Diamonds 302 200 0 - 7 7 1
Yankees 116 002 x - 10 14 1
Gurka, McArdle(3rd) and King; Tyahla and Haney, Sander(4th). WP - Joe Tyahla; LP - Brandon Gurka.
The Franklin Hurricanes scored nine runs in the first inning, but they didn't hold up as the Hazleton Mountaineers managed a 13-12 win.
Matt Kimock went four-for-four with a double and four RBI and was also the winning pitcher for Hazleton.
Zach Knox had two doubles and three RBI and Steve Shanton had three singles for Franklin Township.
Mountaineers 141 520 0 - 13 14 4
Hurricanes 900 110 1 - 12 9 4
Kimock, Houser(7th) and Johnson; Rex, Dailey(4th) and Shanton. WP - Matt Kimock; LP - Dan Dailey
Matt Traino had three doubles and two RBI as the East Stroudsburg Mustangs defeated McAdoo/Treskow by an 8-3 score.
Nationals 000 300 0 - 3 2 2
ES Mustangs 214 100 x - 8 10 0
WP - Anthony Montante; LP -Zach Motil
McAdoo/Treskow scored three runs in the fourth and four more in the seventh to take a 9-2 win over the Towamensing Yankees.
Drew Sherkness had a two-run homer for the Nationals.
Mike Sander was two-for-three with an RBI and stolen base for Towamensing.
Nationals 011 300 4 - 9 11 1
Yankees 000 200 0 - 2 5 2
Luchetta, Sherkness(7th) and Kosar; Augustine, Saylor(6th) and Haney. W - Luchetta; L - Augustine.
PV Black Diamonds-Pocono Mountain
James Iverson threw a complete game two-hitter and struckout six as the Pocono Mountain Outlaws downed the Panther Valley Black Diamonds 6-1.
B. Diamonds 000 100 0 - 1 2 1
PM Outlaws 010 113 x - 6 7 0
Pecha and Marouchoc; Iversen and Scott. W - Iversen; L - Greg Pecha.