Americans roll in Keystone Sr. Babe Ruth All-Star game
The American Division reigned supreme in the Keystone Senior Babe Ruth All-Star game over the weekend.
KEYSTONE SENIOR BABE RUTH
All Star Game
Jeff Corby of the Panther Valley Black Diamond smashed a double and homer to earn MVP honors and lead the American Division to a 18-6 win in Saturday's All-Star game at Christman Field.
Keith Barna of McAdoo/Weatherly also went two-for-two with two RBIs and Dave Marouchoc of Panther Valley drove in three runs for the Americans.
National All Star MVP Andrew White of Allen Township had one hit and two RBI's.
Billy Gunkle of Allen Twsp. dominated the first round of the Home Run Derby with five homers, but Drew Sherkness of McAdoo/Weatherly stole the show in the final round hitting seven homers to become the 2010 Home Run Derby Champion.
Americans 113 640 003 - 18 20 2
Nationals 002 013 000 - 6 6 2
W - Ryan Gimbi. L - Tyler Rothdeutsch.
Towamensing-Franklin Red Sox
Gabrielle Augustine became the first lady to ever earn a victory in the Keystone League, as she led the Yankees to a 16-5 win over the Red Sox.
Augustine struck out six in four innings of work and did not allow an earned run.
She was aided by teammates Jesse Reiss and Kyle Kersting, who each had four RBIs apiece. Rich Steigerwalt added a three-run homer.
Franklin was led by Tom Hartman and Nic Storm. They each had a RBI.
Towamensing 170 520 - 16 13 1
Frank.Red Sx 000 410 0 - 5 6 2
Burns, Augustine (4) and Hanley; McHose, Kern (6) and Stauffer. W - Augustine, L - McHose.
Towamensing used an eight-run fourth inning to run away from Forks Township, 14-4.
Kyle Kersting led the Yankees by going 2-for-4 with four RBIs. Rich Steigerwalt chipped in with three RBIs as well.
Forks Twp. 103 000 0 - 4 6 1
Towamensing 220 802 x - 14 8 0
Ellison, Sweeney (6) and Bunn, Ellison (6); Kersting, Haney (4) and Milkovits. W - Haney, L - Ellison.
East Stroudsburg-Pleasant Valley
East Stroudsburg needed only five inning to defeat Pleasant Valley, winning 15-3.
Vinny Trivett pitched a complete game two-hitter for the Mustangs. He was also 2-for-4 at the dish with three RBIs.
Pleasant Valley's Frankie Lewoc finished the day 1-for-2 with a RBI.
The Pirates fall to 2-5 on the summer.
Mustangs 065 04 - 15 9 2
Pirates 011 01 - 3 2 4
Trivett and Simone; Tuliszewski, Brancato (3) and Lavender, Cruz (3). W - Trivett, L - Tuliszewski.
Dave Behler threw a complete-game two-hitter, striking out 13 batters, as the Franklin Hurricanes rolled to a 9-1 win over McAdoo/Weatherly.
Cole Kerschner hit two home runs for the Hurricanes, while Drew Sherkness homered for the Nationals.
Hurricanes 043 001 1 - 9 8 1
Nationals 010 000 0 - 1 2 2
Behler and Demarco; Minzola, Barna and Lech. W - Behler.
CARBON BABE RUTH
Franklin Patriots-Franklin Colonels
Anthony Rossino went two-for-two and scored three runs and A.J. Wenrich also had two hits and scored twice as the Patriots bested the Colonels 10-0 in five innings.
P.J. Salerno and Dan Daily had the only two hits for the Colonels..
J. McEvoy was the winning pitcher.
Franklin Patriots-Lansford Delrose
Vince Mele had two hits and scored three runs, while Anthony Rossino had a hit and also scored three runs in a 13-1 five-inning Patriots win over Lansford's Delrose Awards.
J. Lapata had a triple and two singles and scored the only run for Delrose.
Franklin Patriots-JT Bruins
C. Gavornik and B. Micciche both had two hits and scored two runs as the Jim Thorpe Bruins blanked the Patriots 8-0.
Anthony Rossino had the only hit off of winning pitcher S. Sterling.