Northwestern rolled past rival Northern Lehigh in Colonial League action Tuesday.

BASEBALL

N'western-No. Lehigh

Northwestern made the most of a strong start and held on for a 12-4 win over rival Northern Lehigh in Colonial League action.

Boston Furjanic and Richard Perry each knocked in four runs for Northwestern. Taylor Breininger went 4-for-4 and also drove in two for the Tigers (3-1; 1-1).

Ryan Martinez had two hits and scored a run for Northern Lehigh (0-3).

Northwestern 410 133 0 - 12 17 2

No. Lehigh 002 100 1 - 4 10 6

Smith, Williamson (7) and Breidinger, Schuly (7); Hallman, Hamm (5), Klass (7) and Landis, Sodl (6). W - Smith. L- Hallman.

No. Schuylkill-J. Thorpe

North Schuylkill jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, cruising to a 12-1 Schuylkill League win over Jim Thorpe.

Matt Smarkanic earned the win for the Spartans and knocked in two runs. Tom Gallagher chipped in a two-run double.

Colton Knox had two singles for the Olympians (1-3).

N. Schuylkill 321 303 - 12 5 0

Jim Thorpe 000 100 - 1 5 4

Smarkanic, Gallagher (5) and Balkiewicz; Gavornik, Micciche (1), Peters (3), McEmoyle (5), Snisky (6) and Everitt. W - Smarkanic. L- Gavornic.

Bangor-Palmerton

Bangor took advanatge of some early Palmerton errors to open up an early lead en route to a 14-5 Colonial League win.

Tanner Brescancine had a double and four RBIs for Bangor. Joey Nigito added two doubles and three RBIs.

Lee Kuntz went 3-for-4 for the Bombers, knocking in three runs with a double and a homer.

Bangor 011 350 4 - 14 10 3

Palmerton 100 022 0 - 5 10 5

Gurinko; Kuntz. W - Gurinko. L - Kuntz. HR: Palmerton - Kuntz.

Weatherly-Nativity

The Hilltoppers got a one-hit shutout from Tyler Hunyara as they handed the Wreckers a 10-0 Schuylkill League loss.

Brett Stallone had the only hit for Weatherly.

Weatherly 000 00 - 0 1 8

Nativity 011 53 - 10 5 0

Stallone, R. Hinkle (4), Belletiere (5) and Maiello; Hunyara and Foster.

SOFTBALL

Mahanoy Area-Marian

Gabby Cann scored on a wild pitch before Abbey Hill singled home the game-winning run to help Marian to a 4-3 come-from-behind win over Mahanoy Area.

Kaitlin Kowker, Cann and Sam Faust had consecutive singles to load the bases with one out in the seventh. Following a fielder's choice at the plate, Cann scored on a wild pitch. Hill then delivered a two-out walkoff single. Cann and Hill each had two hits.

Bethany Shaud earned the win for the Fillies (2-0, 1-0) and struck out 10 batters.

Mahanoy 100 001 1 - 3 4 1

Marian 000 002 2 - 4 9 2

Hullihan and Leshko; Shaud and Hill. W - Shaud. L - Hullihan.

No. Schuylkill-J. Thorpe

North Schuylkill dropped Jim Thorpe, 24-1, in Schuylkill League action.

Nadya Spotts had a triple and knocked in three runs for North Schuylkill. Brianna Splauch and Kayla Bolinski each added two-run doubles for the Lady Spartans.

Jocelyn Demarco had a single and RBI for Thorpe.

Jim Thorpe 100 00 - 1 3 3

No. Schuylkill 146 3(10) - 24 7 1

Hutira and Grasso; Valentini and Kehrli. W - Hutira. L - Valentini.

Bangor-Palmerton

Bangor rolled to 9-5 win over Palmerton in Colonial League action.

Mackey had a double and scored two runs for the Slaters. Steph Brinker had a home run for Palmerton.

No score by innings was received by the TIMES NEWS.