FT wins a pair
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.
Tyler Cann pitched four strong innings to lead Franklin Township to an 8-1 win over Valley East on Monday.
Brody Hydro had three hits, two RBIs and two runs scored for Franklin. Evan Haberman had two hits, including a home run, and knocked in four runs. Hunter Greene chipped in two hits.