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Tuesday, July 13, 2010


11-12 year old Schedule

(All games at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

Friday, July 9

Franklin Township 8, Lansford 0

Jim Thorpe Red 11, Towamensing 1

Sunday, July 11

Franklin Township 16, Jim Thorpe Red 2

Jim Thorpe Blue at Tamaqua Blue, postponed

Tuesday, July 13

Tamaqua Blue at Lansford, postponed

Jim Thorpe Red at Jim Thorpe Blue, postponed

Towamensing at Franklin Township

Thursday, July 15

Jim Thorpe Blue at Towamensing

Friday, July 9, 2010

Tamaqua won its third straight game in the Schuylkill-Berks Legion playoffs, defeating Southern Area on Thursday.


Tamaqua-Southern A.

Tamaqua is the only undefeated team remaining in the North Division playoffs of the Schuylkill-Berks Legion Baseball League after defeating Southern Area, 11-4.

The Blue Sox got a strong pitching performance from Tyler Milot and outstanding hitting from the top of their line-up to capture the winner's bracket final of the double-elimination tournament.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

The Tamaqua 11-12 Little League All-Stars advanced to Friday's loser's bracket final with a 15-5 four-inning win over West Hazleton on Wednesday night.

DISTRICT 18 LL 11-12

W. Hazleton-Tamaqua

Tamaqua had the big bats out in its win over West Hazleton as Zack Coleman blasted two home runs, while Jon Hadesty and Conner Hartung added roundtrippers in the win.

The locals scored every time at bat with three in the first, seven in the second and five in the third.

Hartung, Matt Minchoff and Coleman combined on a three-hitter for Tamaqua.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Dave Behler pitched a shutout to help the Franklin Township Hurricanes defeat Hazleton.


FT Hurricanes-


Dave Behler tossed a one-hitter to lead the Franklin Township Hurricanes to an 8-0 victory over the Hazleton Mountaineers.

Behler struck out 14 batters to help his team improve to 12-1.

Brandyn Gatens slugged a homer for the winners.

Hurricanes 203 200 1 - 8 10 0

Hazleton 000 000 0 - 0 1 1

Behler and Demarco; Houser, M. Gimbi (6) and Pauline. W - Behler. L - Houser.

FT Red Sox-Hazleton

Friday, July 2, 2010

Franklin Township won a pair of games this week to stay alive in the District 18 11-12 year-old double-elimination Little League Tournament.


Dante Salerno and Brody Hydro both had big games to lead Franklin Township to an 18-0 victory over Anthracite in a loser's bracket game on Wednesday.

Salerno and Hydro both had three hits and score three runs. Wyatt Clements added a home run for Franklin while Evan Haberman and Tegan Durishin chipped in two hits each.

Brady Niehoff was the winning pitcher.

FT-Valley East

Friday, July 2, 2010

The FC Panthers, affiliated with the Panther Valley Youth Soccer Association, placed first in a recent 3v3 Soccer tournament held at the Lehighton Area High School Complex. The U8/U9 champions include, front row from left, Aaron Miller, Bradley Bussard, Carter Brettle; back row, Mitchell Sabol, Lexi Ruzicka, Blake Morgans and Austin Buyce. The coaches are Doug Yoder and Jack Ruzicka. The team went 4-0, outscoring their opponents 38-2 and qualified for the 2010 National Tournament to be held in Hamilton, Ohio.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Tamaqua's Legion team returned to the win column by beating Schuylkill Valley on Tuesday.




-Schuylkill Valley

Despite allowing seven runs in the top of the first inning, Tamaqua bounced back and came from behind to defeat the Schuylkill Valley Falcons, 18-8 in six innings.

Tamaqua committed six errors in the opening frame and aided Schuylkill Valley to its big inning.

Monday, June 28, 2010

The Lehighton Legion came up with three big wins over the weekend and could clinch at least a tie for the LV championship with a win at Northern Valley on Tuesday.



Greg Pecha hurled Lehighton to a 12-2 five-inning win over Mountainville on Saturday.

Jacen Nalesnik was two-for-three with four RBI's, including a two-run homer in the third.

Lehighton 024 42 - 12 13 1

Mountainville 000 02 - 2 4 2

Pecha and Nalesnik; Hoffman, Pagon (5) and Fare. HR: L - Nalesnik (3rd, one on). W - Pecha.


Thursday, June 24, 2010

Lehighton played a Lehigh Valley Legion game that was suspended by darkness in youth baseball action on Wednesday.


Lehighton-Lower Mac

Lehighton and Lower Macungie both staged seventh inning comebacks in a Lehigh Valley Legion League game that was eventually suspended by darkness.

The game was suspended after eight innings with the score tied at 6-6. It will be completed tonight before the regularly scheduled game between the two teams in Lehighton at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Tamaqua rolled to a recent Schuylkill-Berks Legion victory, while the Franklin Township Patriots also enjoyed recent success in Carbon Babe Ruth League action.




Tamaqua scored 11 runs in the first and Derek Linkhorst pitched a one-hitter as the Blue Sox rolled to a recent 14-0 win over Wyomissing.

Linkhorst walked three and struck out five in his five innings of work. He also had two hits, one a double, scored twice and knocked in two runs.