Lehighton Legion still tied for first
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.
Tyler Harris went three-for-four with three singles and one RBI at the plate and also hurled a complete game as Lehighton defeated Mountainville 7-6.
Pat Janecki also added two triples for the winners.
Mountainville 010 002 3 - 6 8 1
Lehighton 110 130 1 - 7 13 1
Ocelus, Creda (6) and Fare; Harris and Nalesnik. W - Harris.
Tyler Hill threw five strong innings in his legion debut as Lehighton rolled to a 10-2 win ove North Parkland.
The win lifted Lehighton to a 15-6 record and kept it in a first place tie with Salisbury.
Ryan Blasko came on to pitch the final two innings for Lehighton.
Jacen Nalesnik hit a three-run homer in the bottof of the first and finished three-for-four with four RBI's. Casey Lawrence also went three-for-four.
No. Parkland 100 010 0 - 2 5 0
Lehighton 402 004 0 - 10 11 0
O'Leary and McAllister; Hill, Blasko (6) and Nalesnik. HR: NP - Jarossy (1st, none on), L - Nalesnik (1st, two on).
The Blue Sox stranded nine runners and wound up coming a run short as Kutztown picked up a 4-3 win.
Tamaqua had the bases loaded in the sixth and scored just one run. It also left two on in the seventh scoring just one run.
Ty Rother and Mike Streisel and three and two hits respectively for the Blue Sox.
Tyler Milot suffered the loss.
Tamaqua 000 101 1 - 3 11 2
Kutztown 101 002 0 - 4 6 2
Milot and James; Ebling and Well. W - Ebling.
Fleetwood jumped all over Tamaqua pitchers in the first two innings scoring 11 runs and never looked back to pick up a 15-2 win.
Fleetwood pitcher Jeff Bell scattered five hits on a nice picthing performance to get the win.
Mike Streisel had two of the five hits for Tamaqua.
Fleetwood 470 04 - 15 9 1
Tamaqua 000 11x - 2 5 1
Bell and Ryan; Rother, C. Pilla (2), Rosen (4), J. Pilla (5) and Streisel. L - Rother.
KEYSTONE SR. BR
Joe Tyahla gave up two hits in five innings of work and went three-for-four with a double and triple as the Towamensing Yankees edged the East Stroudsburg Mustangs 8-7.
Jeo Rodriguez and Jesse Reis both had two RBIs for the Yankees. Nick Kazura and Joe Otero both had two RBIs for the Mustangs.
Mustangs 000 014 2 - 7 6 4
Yankees 10 102 x - 8 12 2
Lewis, Hochrine(4) and Otero; Tyahla, Augustine(6), Haney(7) and Haney, Milkovits(7). W - Tyahla.
Jim Redington hurled a complete game four-hitter and Jake Hollweg added a double and four RBI's as the Pocono Mt. Outlaws beat the Towamensing Yankees 10-2.
Yankees 000 011 0 - 2 4 2
Outlaws 050 221 x - 10 4 0
W - Jim Redington. L - Tyler Burns
The Yankees came from behind with two runs in the fifth and six more in the sixth to hand Hazleton its first loss of the season, 10-6.
Cody Sallada and Travis Labyack each drove in two runs for the Yankees.
Kyle Kersing was the winning pitcher.
Yankees - 020 026 - 10 7 2
Mountaineers - 100 401 - 6 8 3
Kersting and Labyack, Haney(2); Ziller, Houser(6), Yencha(6) and Pauline. W - Kyle Kersting. L - Cory Houser.
Franklin Red Sox
-Pl Vy. Pirates
Chris Cummings went two-for-three and drove in four runs, including a bases loaded triple as the Pleasant Valley Pirates nipped the Franklin Township Red Sox 12-10.
Jim Lavender had the game-winning RBI inthe sixth. Rebovich had three hits, including a triple and home run along with five RBIs for Franklin.
Red Sox 205 030 0 - 10 12 2
Pirates 003 306 x - 12 11 3
Schaeffer, Farole(5) and Farole, Schaeffer(5); Marino, Lavender(4) and Cruz. W - Jim Lavender.L - Anthony Farole.
Dan Yencha and Matt Kimock both drove in runs as the Mountaineers scored four in the second en route to a 5-2 win over the Nationals.
Nationals 200 000 0 - 2 4 2
Mountaineers 040 010 x - 5 5 0
Cody Ryba and Minzola; R. Gimbi and Pauline. W - Ryan Gimbi. L - Cody Ryba.
Pl. Vy. Pirates-McAdoo/Weatherly
Cody Ryba hit for the cycle with five hits (two singles, a double, a triple and a home run) and also was the winning pitcher in a 19-7 win over the Pleasant Valley Pirates.
Pirates 250 000 - 7 9 4
Nationals 352 63x - 19 18 2
Brancato, Byrne(2) and Lavender; Katona, Ryba(3) and Ormiston
W - Cody Ryba. L - Ryan Brancato.
CARBON BABE RUTH
The Bruins advanced to tonight's championship with a 9-7 win over Elk Lighting and a 6-3 win on Friday over Lansford Delrose Awards.
FT Patriots-JT Royals
The Patriots rolled to a 15-4 five inning wih over the Jim Thorpe Royals on Saturday.
Anthony Rossino had two triples and scored two runs, while Anthony Farano and A.J. Wenrich each had two hits and scored twice for the Patriots.
Damian Richards went three-for-three and scored a run for the Royals.
The Bruins and Patriots meet tonight at Christman Field at 5:45 for the championship.