The Pleasant Valley Pirates played its first game as a member of the Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League and came away with a win over Upper Mount Bethel.

KEYSTONE SENIOR BABE RUTH

Pleasant Valley-

Upper Mt. Bethel

The Pleasant Valley Pirates recently won its first game as a member of the Keystone Senior Babe Ruth League by defeating the Upper Mount Bethel Muckdogs, 11-6.

The winners used a six-run fifth inning to pull away for the victory.

Justin Murray and Frankie Lewoc both had two hits and knocked in a pair of runs for the Pirates.

Pleasant Valley starting pitcher Joey Marino gained the mound win.

PV Pirates 320 060 0 - 11 9 0

Muckdogs 301 020 0 - 6 10 1

Marino, Lavender and Cruz; Pugliese, Zungolo, Ventrudo and Diehl. W - Marino. L - Pugliese.

CARBON COUNTY BABE RUTH

Royals-Delrose

The Jim Thorpe Royals got a big game from Mike Cataldo to beat Lansford Delrose, 6-2.

Cataldo tossed a complete-game three-hitter, striking out nine. He also contributed offensively with two doubles and an RBI.

Also playing well for the Royals were Damian Richards (double, four RBIs); Justin Kaminski (two hits, two runs); and Eric Mason (one hit, one RBI).

For Delrose, C. Black and J. Bilka each scored runs.

Royals 420 000 0 - 6

Delrose 000 002 0 - 2

W-Cataldo. L-Bilka.