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Youth/Recreation

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

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

LEGION BASEBALL

SCHUYLKILL-BERKS

Tamaqua

-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.

LV LEGION

Mountainville-Lehighton

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.

Lehighton

Thursday, June 24, 2010

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

LV LEGION

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.

SCHUYLKILL-

BERKS LEGION

Tamaqua-Wyomissing

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.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

In a matchup of top Keystone Senior Babe Ruth teams, the Franklin Township Hurricanes pulled way for a win over the Panther Valley Black Diamonds.

In other baseball action, the Palmerton/Towamensing Orioles of the Carbon County Babe Ruth League posted five recent wins.

KEYSTONE SENIOR

BABE RUTH

Panther Valley-

Franklin Twp. Hurricanes

The Franklin Township Hurricanes scored nine runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and cruised to a 14-2 win over the Panther Valley Black Diamonds.

Monday, June 14, 2010

KEYSTONE SENIOR

BABE RUTH

FT Hurricanes-

UMB Muckdogs

Ben Stermer tossed a two-hitter, striking out eight batters, to help lead the Franklin Township Hurricanes to an 8-1 win over the Upper Mount Bethel Muckdogs.

Stermer had a perfect game through four innings as the Hurricanes improved to 4-1.

Brandyn Gates hit a home run for the winners.

FT Hurricanes 203 102 0 - 8 8 0

UMB Muckdogs 000 001 0 - 1 2 3

W - Stermer. L - Pugliese. HR: FT - Gatens.

Bushkill Twp. Patriots-

Towamensing Yankees

Monday, June 14, 2010

Lehighton used a strong pitching performance from Ryan Blasko and a pair of late runs to edge South Parkland, 3-1, in Lehigh Valley Legion League play on Friday.

Blasko pitched six innings. he allowed just five hits and no earned runs while striking out two.

With the game tied at 1-1, Ryan Porambo opened the top of the seventh with a triple and scored on a Dan Russo triple. Derek Heffelfinger's sacrifice fly produced an insurance run.

Russo had two hits and two RBIs for Lehighton (1-1). Porambo added a pair of hits and scored twice.

Friday, June 11, 2010

LEGION

Tamaqua-NSC

Tamaqua posted a 9-5 victory over Northern Schuylkill County in a Schuylkill-Berks Legion game on Thursday.

Tamaqua used a four-run seventh inning to break open a tie game. Chris Pilla's home run was key the blow.

In addition to Pilla's homer, Tamaqua (5-1) got an RBI double from Ty Rother in the first and an RBI single from Jay Pilla in the fourth.

Tamaqua 103 100 4 - 9

NS Rebels 112 010 0 - 5

Friday, June 11, 2010
Brad Begel of Oklahoma shows a determined effort in long jump.
Wednesday, June 9, 2010

The Tamaqua Legion team picked up a win and the Panther Valley Black Diamonds also wound up victorious in local baseball action.

SCH.-BERKS LEGION

So. Area-Tamaqua

Chris Pilla hit a grand slam in the fourth inning to lead Tamaqua over Southern Area by a 9-3 score.

Tyler Milot went the distance, striking out seven, walking one and allowing five hits on 103 pitches. Three of the hits were in the first inning when Southern scored its three runs.