Panther Valley's baseball team gained their first win of the season by knocking off Marian on Saturday..

BASEBALL

Marian-Panther Valley

Panther Valley mounted an impressive comeback to down Marian, 5-4, in eight innings.

The Panthers scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings. In the home eighth, Mark Williams delievered an RBI single for the walk-off win.

Zack King had three hits and two walks, while Williams and Jake Szczecina each had two hits for PV (1-8).

For Marian (6-2), Ron Kosar finished with a double and RBI single.

Luke Stano came on in relief for the Panthers and earned the pitching win, as he struck out six and walked two.

Marian 200 101 00 - 4 6 3

Panther Vy. 002 000 21 - 5 11 1

Motil, Rogers (6) and Kosar; Ogozalek, Stano (3) and Black. W - Stano.

Easton-Pleasant Vy.

Easton scored a run in the top of the seventh to pull out a 6-5 non-league win over Pleasant Valley.

Tom Agosta led the Bears, going 2-for-3 with a double, run scored and RBI.

Easton 410 000 1 - 6 4 4

Pleas. Vy. 032 000 0 - 5 5 5

Beinlich and Maricuso; Wierzbicki and Caffrey. W- Beinlich.

Hamburg-Tamaqua

Hamburg picked up a 8-4 non-league win over Tamaqua.

Alex Cooper had two doubles and one RBI and Matt Bensinger added two hits for the Hawks.

Ian Nicholls had a two-run double and two RBIs and Brett Kosciolek had two hits, a double and RBI for the Blue Raiders (3-6).

Hamburg 121 103 0 - 8 9 0

Tamaqua 100 020 1 - 4 8 0

Cooper, Sandman (6) and Lenkiewicz; D. Rottet, Yeakel (4), Hosler (6) and Fago. WP - Cooper.

Jim Thorpe-No. Dame

Notre Dame of Green Pond jumped on Jim Thorpe for five runs in the fourth inning and went on to a 10-0 win in five innings.

Eric Doerr went 3-for-3 with a home run and Bryan Cleary added two hits and four RBIs for Notre Dame.

Jim Thorpe 000 00 - 0 1 4

No. Dame 210 52 - 10 8 1

Ciavarella, Peters (3) and Duvigneaud; Williams and Cleary. WP - Williams

SOFTBALL

Williams Vy.-Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe dropped a 13-0 decision in five innings to Williams Valley..

For the winners, Courtney Machamer finished 2-for-4 with two doubles, Lacey Bixler was 3-for-4 with a double and two singles, while teammate Toni Baura was 2-for-2 with a triple and a double.

Meanwhile, the Olympians saw Nicole Murphy go 1-for-2 with a single and Brittany Caufman the same.

Williams Valley 407 20 - 13 16 0

Jim Thorpe 000 00 - 0 0 3

Tillou and Fiducia; Doyle and Bixler. WP - Tillou

ES South-Northwestern

Northwestern pounded nine hits in five innings, three of which were home runs, as they pulled off a 13-2 win over East Stroudsburg South.

Lauren Horner finished the game with a home run, a triple and four RBIs, Kim Fryer was 2-for-2 with a round-tripper and a triple, while teammate Katie Williams was 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs.

ES South 010 10 - 2 3 2

Northwestern 047 02 - 13 9 0

Lyons, Parkes (3) and Fryer; Eden and Williams. WP - Eden.

Tamaqua-Catasauqua

Catasauqua pulled away from Tamaqua for a 12-2, six-inning win.

For the Raiders, Emily Zancofsky had two singles and Krissy Bates had a RBI single in the losing effort.

Tamaqua 100 010 - 2 4 8

Catasauqua 303 132 - 12 10 2

Dietrich and Zancofsky; Kunkle and Mantos. WP - Kunkle.

GIRLS SOCCER

Catasauqua-Lehighton

Lehighton downed Catasauqua in a non-league soccer game, 3-1.

The Indians' Kacie Andrew scored twice in the first half, and Allison Andrew added the other score and an assist.

Lehighton outshot the Roughies 11-4 with Kayla Troutman stopping three shots on goal for the locals.

Palmerton-Schuylkill Vy.

Palmerton dropped a 6-2 decision to Schuylkill Valley in a non-league match.

No other information was available to THE TIMES NEWS.

TRACK

Marian atSusquehanna Invitational

The Fillies and Colts participated in the Susquehanna Invitational over the weekend.

Molly Balliet finished third in the steeplechase (9:04.34), Dylan Quirk took third in the 100 (11.81), while Nico Agosti was second in the 400 (52.31), and John Julian was second in the 300 hurdles (41.71).