The Panther Valley Black Diamonds picked up two wins in regular season Keystone Senior Babe Ruth action recently.
KEYSTONE SENIOR BABE RUTH
Towamensing dropped a 4-2 decision to Bushkill Twsp.
For Bushkill Twsp. (9-7-1) Nate Bachert had a double and RBI, While Blaise Strausser threw a complete game.
For Towamensing (10-7-1) Isaac George had a hit and an RBI. Greg Wierzbicki also had a hit and an RBI.
Minutemen 000 112 0 - 4 5 1
Yankees 000 101 0 - 2 9 2
Strausser & Bachert; Wierzbicki, George (3), and Sander; W - Strausser. L - Wierzbicki.
Panther Valley scored eight runs in the fourth, fifth, and sixth innings to top Franklin Twsp. 9-2.
For Panther Valley (8-8) Nick Kweder pithced a complete game, while coming up with two hits and two RBIs. Luke Stano came up with two hits and an RBI as well for PV.
For Franklin Twsp. (11-6-1) Dane Ciavarella had two hits and an RBI.
Hurricanes 200 000 0 - 2 7 2
B. Diamonds 001 323 x - 9 8 2
Micciche, Gavornik(4), Kaminski(6), and Everitt; Kweder and Gibbs-Buss; W - Kweder. L - Micciche.
Panther Valley stormed back in the seventh inning, scoring three runs to edge Bushkill Twsp. 5-4.
Nick Kweder was the hero on the evening for PV, blasting a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to clinch a playoff spot for PV.
Luke Stano also did his job from the mound pitching a complete game for PV (9-8).
Minutemen 301 000 0 - 4 10 0
B. Diamonds 001 001 3 - 5 5 2
Miller, Labar(3), J.Albert(5), Novak(7), and Bachert; Stano & Gibbs-Buss; W - Stano. L - Novak.
PANTHER VALLEY 11-12 LL TOURNEYTamaqua-Weatherly
Tamaqua hit two grand slams and rolled to an 18-2 win over Weatherly.
Boyle, who hit two homers in the contest, had one of the slams while Scherer connected for the other.
Scherer, Hamm, Breiner, Moyer, Bonetsky, Knoblauch and Gazdick all had two hits for the winners.