Olympians end season with win
Jim Thorpe's baseball team ended the season with a win, defeating North Schuylkill in action Monday.
In the only other game, Thorpe's softball team was no-hit by the Spartans.
Jim Thorpe finished off a dissapointing season on a positive note, gaining a 5-2 victory over North Schuylkill in its finale.
Dan Russo knocked in three runs for the Olympians, who ended the year with a 4-16 overall record and a 2-12 mark in Schuylkill League Division I action.
Sean Green had a hit and scored two runs for Thorpe, while Pat Janecki earned the pitching win and added a double at the plate.
No. Schuylkill 010 100 0 - 2 4 2
Jim Thorpe 100 130 x - 5 3 1
Hornberger, Ennis (6) and Weist; Janecki and Knox. W - Janecki. L - Hornberger.
Alyssa Smith threw a no-hitter and Courtney McGrath slugged a home run to lead North Schuylkill to a 14-0 Schuylkill League Division I win over host Jim Thorpe.
Kaitlin Karavage had two hits, one a double, for the winners.
With the loss, the Olympians fall to 2-17 overall and 1-13 in the league.
No. Schuylkill 212 72 - 14 7 0
Jim Thorpe 000 00 - 0 0 2
Smith and Cappel; Tillou, Caufman (4) and Weber. W - Smith. L - Tillou. HR: North Schuylkill - McGrath.