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Lehighton breezes

Published June 17. 2010 05:00PM

Lehighton and Northern Valley rolled to easy wins in their respective youth baseball leagues.


Lehighton-So. Lehigh

Lehighton banged out 16 hits and rolled to a 22-1 mercy-rule victory over Southern Lehigh.

Jacen Nalesnik went 4-for-4 with a double, a home run and three RBI to lead Lehighton. Casey Lawrence had three hits, including a triple, and drove in three runs.

Greg Pecha went the distance to pick up the pitching win.

Lehighton will be at Coplay tonight at 8 p.m.

Lehighton 023 (10)7 - 22

So. Lehigh 000 01 - 1

Pecha and Nalesnik; Lerch, Flores (4), Vanini (5) and Corso. W-Pecha. L-Lerch. HR - Lehighton: Nalesnik (5th, one on).


Chester Co.-Lehigh Valley

Bethlehem Catholic's Pat Walshe and Easton's Justin Pacchioli came up with two-out hits in a five-run third inning that put Lehigh Valley in control and it never looked back in a decisive 11-4 win over Chester County in Carpenter Cup play at Richie Ashburn Field at Franklin D. Roosevelt Park in South Philadelphia.

Lehigh Valley moved into Monday's second round against the Suburban One League National Conference/Bicentennial Athletic League team at 12:30 p.m. at Ashburn Field.

Chester County came back within two runs (6-4) in the seventh but a three-run triple by Stroudsburg sophomore Robert Bennie capped a four-run inning and put the game away.

Pleasant Valley's Drew Borger and Tamaqua's Ryan Palsgrove each had a hit for Lehigh Valley.

Chester Co. 100 020 010 - 4 11 2

Lehigh Vy. 015 000 41x - 11 11 1

Wing, Ternowchek (3), B. Fallis (6), DiOttavio (8), Hasik (8) and Meeker, Hoff (5); Bet, Keglovits (4), Seremula (7), Cooperman (9) and Pacchioli, Abeln (7). W - Bet.


Northern Vy.-North Parkland

Northern Valley rolled to a 12-0 victory over North Parkland.

Tallon Williams fired the complete-game shutout for Northern Valley.

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